1. Your Personal Data is important to us.
We respect the importance of your privacy. You have a right to make your own choices about how your Personal Data is collected and used. We know that when you provide Personal Data to us you are showing your trust, and we take that seriously. Unless you consent otherwise, we will only collect and use your Personal Data as we explain below. You do not need to provide your Personal Data to use the Site (although access to certain Organization Services may be limited if you choose not to do so).
2. Collecting information about you.
Except as stated below, we will not collect or monitor any additional Personal Data about you without your consent:
We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such Personal Data, for example by providing your contact information, contacting us with inquiries, responding to one of our surveys, or submitting responses in a Letter of Inquiry;
When you interact with the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. We may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents, or service providers. The Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Organization Services, the Organization often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and the Organization may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. The Organization may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
4. Our use of Personal Data.
5. When we will disclose your information.
We will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, unless we believe, correctly or not, that such disclosure is: required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of the Organization, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability; or necessary to fulfill the above purposes or otherwise to provide you with a service which you have requested.
In order to operate the Site, fulfill the purposes set out above, or otherwise deliver a service, we may sometimes share your Personal Data with a service partner or a Related Organization or Company.
The Organization, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
6. When we will contact you.
We may contact you at the email address which you provide to us in order to provide you with other information that you have chosen to receive. If you are receiving information from us and do not wish to receive this information any longer, you may remove your name from our contact list by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and asking to be removed from our mailing list. Please allow 14 days for this request to be processed.
7. Changing the information we have about you.
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site.
8. Storage and security of your Personal Data.
We try to do everything reasonable to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Access to this information is restricted within the Organization to employees who have specific authorization. Since no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure, we do not promise that the information you provide to us, either through the Site or via e-mail, will always be totally secure. We disclaim any responsibility for events arising from unauthorized access to your Personal Data.
9. Links to other websites.
10. Children’s online privacy protection.
The Site is directed at an adult market, and therefore is intended for use by adults only. No information should be submitted to or posted on the Site by users under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data through this Site, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.
12. What to do if you have a problem or question.