Protecting your Private Information is our Priority
This Statement of Privacy applies to the owner (“Entity”) and this website, and governs data collection and usage. The Entity website is a News and Information site. By using the Entity’s website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of Your Personal Information
Entity may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. Entity may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Entity. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Entity website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Entity’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Entity encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Entity so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Entity is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Entity website.
Use of Your Personal Information
Entity collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. Entity may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Entity and its affiliates. Entity may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Entity does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Entity may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Entity may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Entity, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Entity may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Entity; in order to determine what Entity services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Entity to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Entity will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 Entity or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Entity; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Entity, or the public.
The Entity website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Entity pages, or register with Entity site or services, a cookie helps Entity to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Entity website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Entity features that you customized.
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 the Entity services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
To secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, Entity uses state of the art security features and protocols. Non-disclosure is for your protection.
Children Under Thirteen
Entity does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Disconnecting your Entity Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your Entity account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR Entity ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE.
You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their “Account” page. Users may also contact us via our online support systems.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Entity by visiting the account page and selecting the appropriate options. Also, located at the bottom of each page of this Site is an “Unsubscribe” link enabling users to opt-out of any of our newsletter services.
Changes to this Statement
Entity will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Entity encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Entity is protecting your information.
Entity welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Entity has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us ASAP.