Use of Personal Information
Last Updated: August 9, 2012
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested such as receiving information about our services, submitting a resume, ordering brochures, joining a limited-access site or service or other action that may cause you to supply personal information to us. The personal information we collect may include your name, title, company or organization name, work e-mail, work phone, work or home address, information about your job function, information about your company, or other needed information.
This website ("Site") may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the Site and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Site. This information is used to help improve the Site, analyze trends and administer the Site.
Use of your Personal Information
The personal information collected on this Site will be used to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.
In support of these uses, we may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any of our services, and to make the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Site to your particular preference or interests. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with us, information collected from the Site may be combined with information collected by other services of ours.
We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the service being used. Additionally, with your permission, we may send you information about other services, and/or share information with our partners so they may send you information about their products and services.
When you sign up for a brochure or agree to receive promotional e-mail, we may use customized links or similar technologies to track e-mail links that you click. We may associate that information with your personal information in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications. Each e-mail communication includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication.
We may hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as website hosting, packaging, mailing and delivering information, answering customer questions about services, and sending information about our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or the Site; (b) protect and defend our rights or property and our family of websites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our employees or agents, or members of the public.
Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which we or our affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. We abide by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
Control of your Personal Information
Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of our company and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission. As described below in the next section, you can access your personal information and make choices about how you wish to be contacted.
Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make on the Site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to us in the context of other, separately operated, company products or services.
Security of your Personal Information
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
This is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases site navigation, and so on. When you return to the Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site's features that you customized.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology is a tool we can use to compile aggregated statistics about our website usage, such as how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a web page, etc. We may share aggregated site statistics with partner companies.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Web sites you visit.
Changes to this Statement
We may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our Web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
Accuracy of Information on our Websites
While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, our company, its employees, officers, and agencies expressly deny any warranty of the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published to our websites and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by the reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Any person who relies upon such information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact us. We welcome your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this privacy statement, please contact us via one of the options listed on the Contact Us menu option on this website and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.