When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Website.
What are Cookies?
- Personal Information You Choose to Provide If you choose to purchase products or services from us or our partners, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For example, you may need to provide the following information: * Name * Mailing address * Email address * Credit card number * Home and business phone number * Other personal information (i.e. mother's maiden name) * Email Information. In addition to providing the foregoing information to our partners, if you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
- Web Site Use Information Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" and Web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, pages viewed, time spent at our Website, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Website. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
We use Website browser software tools such as cookies and Web server logs to gather information about our Web site users' browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our Web site and better serve our customers. This information assists us to design and arrange our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our Web site to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers. Cookies help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by users to our Web site as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our Web site and evaluate our Web site's visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your email address or any personally identifying information about you. Web Logs
Web logs are used to gather general statistical information and identify and track hackers. How do we use the Information that you provide to us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. Sharing information with Affiliates
From time to time you may notice offers from outside companies advertised on our Website. We take measures to select product or service providers that are responsible and afford privacy protections to their customers. However, we cannot make any representations about the practices and policies of these companies. Sharing information with Strategic Partners
We may enter into strategic marketing alliances or partnerships with third parties however no personal information will be shared without your prior agreement. In connection with strategic marketing alliances or partnerships, we will retain all ownership rights to the information. Notice of new services and charges
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our client, you will be given the opportunity to notify us if you desire not to receive these offers by clicking on a response box when you receive such an offer or by clicking on the Contact button on our website and sending us a message. Links to other sites
We have no control over any other sites outside of ours. Please be aware of this when clicking on the links in the newsletter or any forum. How do we secure information transmissions?
When you send confidential personal credit card information to us on our Website, a secure server software encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. The information is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches our Web site. Other emails that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Social Security or account numbers to us through an unsecured email. How do we protect your information?
Information Security We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction. Evaluation of information Protection Practices
Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information. Employee Access, Training and Expectations
Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of customer information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions. How can you access and correct your information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by clicking on the Contact button on our website and sending us a message. Do we disclose information to outside parties?