To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices. This statement describes what personal identifying information is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collected By Us
We collect certain information from and about our visitors in three ways: from our web server logs, by means of cookies, and directly from you.
Web server logs. When you visit our Web sites, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include your internet protocol address, what kind of browser or computer you use, the number of links you click within the site, the state or country from which you accessed the site, the date and time of your visit, the name of your internet services provider, the last page you viewed before visiting our site, and the pages you viewed on the site.
Furthermore, if your browser allows it, third party cookies may be used for adverts placed in the pages of our website. The third-party advertising companies which serve ads when you visit our website may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. This information is neither controlled nor used by us and subject to the privacy policies of the third parties concerned, but to the best of our knowledge this information does not include your name, address, email address, or telephone number.
Specifically, if your browser allows it, where Google adverts placed in the pages of our website, Google will attempt to use one or more cookies called 'DoubleClick DART cookie' to serve ads based on your visit to our sites and to other sites on the Internet. You can find more information, and opt out of Google advertising cookies, at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.
Furthermore, where third party ads, and specifically Google adverts are placed in the pages of our website, a web beacon may be included. A web beacon is a small and unnoticable image served by the third party advertiser in order to collect information from your browser. To the best of our knowledge this information consists of the routine information usually provided by your browser when requesting a page or other internet resource, and does not include your name, address, email address, or telephone number.
Information from you. Visitors can register to obtain access to some parts of our web site. When you register, we will ask you for some personal information. Some of the information requested will be required for registration, and some may be optional. Also, we may ask you to disclose personal information to enable us to provide assistance and information to you.
Use Of And Access To Information
Security and confidentiality. We use technical security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control and information about our subscribers and their web site usage is maintained in a secure environment. Information about our subscribers and their web site usage is not shared with third parties for marketing purposes. We do not disclose any information about any subscriber's usage of our web site except in specific cases, and we do not share information with any unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes unless you expressly give us permission to do so.
Identifiable information. We will share your personal data as required by law or by the order of any competent court or (semi-)governmental authority or in matters of public safety or policy. Under strict conditions of confidentiality we may share your personal data with agents and contractors who use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us. We will also share your personal data as may be needed in connection with the enforcement of agreements.
Anonymous information. We may provide summary statistics about our interests and preferences of visitors of our web site, traffic patterns and related site information. These statistics do not include personally identifiable information.
Other Information Supplied By You
In some parts of our web site you can submit or contribute information. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas is public. You should exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these areas. Don't disclose information in these public forums that might be considered confidential.
If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post and highlight the policy changes.