Our Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our website(s) you may provide us with two types of information, "Active" and "Passive". Active Information - personal information you actively choose to disclose. Passive Information - use information collected, in a way not visible to you, on an aggregate anonymous basis as you and others who browse our website(s).
No Use of Our Site by Persons Under 13
No person under 13 should disclose information on this site. You may learn more about protecting children's privacy online by visiting http://www.ftc.gov/kidzprivacy.
Active Information You Choose to Provide
In order to gain full use of the website (become a "member") or Contact Us through our Contact Us form, we require you to disclose the following information: Your First and Last Name, Address, City, State, Zip, Country, Phone Number and Email Address. Optional information disclosed includes: Company Name, Province, and Fax Number. If you choose to post information through our website(s) or maintain email, snail mail or telephone contact with us, we may retain such information also.
Passive Information Collected
Our site may utilize a standard technology called "cookies" to collect information about how our site is used. Passive Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, the site pages viewed, time spent at our site, the sites visited just before and just after our site. Passive Information is collected on an aggregate basis without any association to your personal information so that you remain anonymous. If you do not wish to transmit "cookie" information about yourself, you may turn off the cookie function in your web browser; please consult the "Help" section of your browser to correctly do so.
How Do We Use the Information Collected?
Broadly speaking, persons we employ directly, or as contractors or agents at our direction, use Active Information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer services such as support, and making available other products or services we think may be of interest to our users. We may use the Active Information or Passive Information you provide to us to contact you about changes to our site, new services, features or products we offer, or other information we think you shall find valuable. If at any time you do not wish to receive such information, please follow the instructions at the bottom of our emails to be removed from our electronic mailing list. We use Passive Information to gather information about our users and to enhance and design our site to make it easier, faster and friendlier to use. Additionally, cookies help us know information about how many people visit our site, when they visit and how they use our service. We do not connect any of this information to your personal information or email address. However, Passive Information may result in your viewing of particular advertising based on your user habits for your viewing on our site.
"Cookies" are a feature of web browser (Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, etc.) software that allows web servers to recognize the computer used to access a site. They are small pieces of data that are stored by a user's web browser on one site to simplify subsequent interactions with that site by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user's transaction on related web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from site to site and to complete transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized.
We use "cookies" to collect information about how our site is used. Passive Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, the site pages viewed, time spent at our site, the sites visited just before and just after our site. Passive Information is collected on an aggregate basis without any association to your personal information so that you remain anonymous. If you do not wish to transmit "cookie" information about yourself, you may turn off the cookie function in your web browser; please consult the "Help" section of your browser to correctly do so.
Other Websites We Link To
You may be able to access other websites through our site. When you do so you are doing so subject to their policies regarding privacy and data collection and you should read those sites' privacy policies to make sure you agree to them before using such sites. When you choose to shop at such sites, you should read their privacy policies to make sure you agree to them before making purchases.
Sharing of Information
We may disclose anonymous information about user habits, characteristics and user patterns, based on aggregate user statistics to advertisers on our site to Advertisers or Other Third Parties. We may be required by a law or government agency to disclose both Active and Passive Information you have provided to us.
How Do We Secure Active Information and Passive Information?
We secure your personal information submitted by you by using reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, or accidental loss or destruction of Active Information and Passive Information. Your postings on this site and other communications you may have with us via email or snail mail may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures are in place prior to your sending information. Therefore, if you choose to communicate with us through these means, you are assuming the risk of doing so and we request that you do not send or post sensitive information through these means.
How Can You Choose Not to Receive Information About Products or Services By Us or to Correct, Delete or Access Your Information?
If you desire not to receive information about products or services we think may be of interest to you or if you wish to cancel or correct your information, please email us at email@example.com.
We reserve the right to revise this policy at our discretion. Please check back on this site as this policy may be revised from time to time without notice to you.
Last Reviewed: July 8th, 2009