2. Information Collection Practices
2.1. Types of Information Collected
(a) Traffic Data Collected
We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site. We also use “cookies” to customize content specific to your interests, and to store your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site.
(b) Personal Information Collected
In order for you to access certain services we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes Contact Data and Demographic Data (such as your name, company affiliation, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address). If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages, complete online forms, or surveys, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
2.2. Uses of Information Collected
(a) Company Use of Information
We use Contact Data to send you information about our company or our products or services, or promotional material from some of our partners, or to contact you when necessary. We use your Demographic Data to customize and tailor your experience on the Site, displaying content that we think you might be interested in and according to your preferences.
(b) Sharing of Personal Information
(c) User Choice Regarding Collection, Use, and Distribution of Personal Information
You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the Site; however you will not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require your Personal Information. If you do not wish to receive further information and promotional material from us or from some of our partners, you may unsubscribe by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
3.1. Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your credit card, user name, or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that credit card number, user name, or password from your account and update our records accordingly.
3.2. Public Information
The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in online discussion sites such as chat rooms and forums becomes public information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.