We are committed to protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected by us and under our possession or control.
As used in this policy, “personal information” or “personally identifiable information” means information about an identifiable individual, such as age, home address, home phone number, date of birth, social security number and personal e-mail address.
We identify the purpose for which the personal information is collected before or at the time of collection.
Generally, we collect personal information when:
you register/subscribe to become a member of our mailing/ e-mailing list;
you request information or materials through our website;
you participate in online surveys;
you submit questions or comments to us.
Generally, we collect personal information for the following purposes:
to process, fulfill and follow up on information requests;
to communicate with you to develop, enhance, market or provide products and services;
to better understand your needs and preferences;
to meet legal or regulatory requirements, including to protect or defend a legal interest; or
We collect personal information that you provide to us voluntarily whether over our website, by e-mail, mail, fax, telephone or other communication means.
We typically obtain an individual’s consent to collect, use or disclose his or her personal information before or at the time of collection. In certain circumstances, consent is sought after the information has already been collected but before use.
We limit the collection of personally identifiable information to those details that are necessary for the purposes identified.
We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and we do not endorse or make any representations regarding third-party websites.
We may use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, develop a better sense of user needs, conduct traffic analysis within our website, and to help prevent fraud. We do not match or correlate this information with any personal information that you submit on the website.
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Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal information collected by us is used or disclosed for the purpose for which it is collected.
We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information.
We retain personal information for as long as it is required for the identified purpose or as required by law.
We reserve the right to use and disclose your personally identifiable information to outside parties in the following situations:
to comply with any applicable law, regulation, or court order;
where it is necessary to keep our website in operation;
to protect our rights and property and those of our users, providers, and agents; or
as authorized by applicable law.
We keep personal information we collect as accurate, complete and up-to-date as possible to fulfill the purposes for which it is collected.
Safeguards & Security
We protect personal information we collect with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Keep in mind that personal information transmitted to us by e-mail or otherwise through our website, is transmitted without encryption. In other words, the information is not converted into code text but instead is sent in the same form as submitted by you on our website. Although it is unlikely that a third party will intercept the transmission, there is always a possibility of that occurring.
Upon request via postal mail, we may provide you with a summary of your personal information that is in our possession or control at the time you submit your request so that you can verify its accuracy and completeness.
We reserve the right to deny you access to your personal information. For example, we may deny you access if you cannot provide us with reasonable assurance that the information is your personal information or if the frequency of access requests is excessive or if you fail to follow our standard procedures.
If you become aware of any inaccuracy or incompleteness to your personal information in our possession or control, please notify us by e-mail or mail as provided on this page.
Please browse through this page each time you visit our website to keep track of any changes. The changes will only affect personal information provided after the change comes into effect.