Personally Identifiable Information
You may generally use this Website without disclosing personally identifiable information. However, use of certain features and functions of the Website may require you to submit personally identifiable information to us.
In your use of the Website, we may collect any information that you voluntarily share with us. This information may also be collected by a third party vendor, supplier or contractor on our behalf.
This information may be collected when you send us emails, voluntarily submit information to us via the Website (such as to request more information or register for an event). This information may include your:
- Contact information (such as name, address, email address and phone number)
- Date of birth
We may use third-party service providers to assist us in collecting and maintaining this personally identifiable information. However, we require such service providers to maintain
the confidentiality of such information.
How We Use Personally Identifiable Information We Collect
We will use personally identifiable information for: (i) the purpose for which you provide it; (ii) as otherwise may be disclosed at the point of collection; and/or (iii) for the purposes described below. For example, we may use your contact information as provided to us, such as email address, telephone number, and/or mailing address, to contact you regarding administrative notices and communications related to your use of the Website or otherwise as you may request, such as additional information regarding our service. We may use your information to send you promotions or announcements unless you request for us not to or opt-out of our email communication.
In addition, we may use your personal information in the aggregate in a non-identifiable way in order to better understand the services being provided, how to improve these services and how to improve the Website. We may provide this aggregated information to third parties, but when we do so we do not provide any of your information without your express permission.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
When you visit our Website, we (or a third party vendor or contractor on our behalf) may passively collect non-personally identifiable information about you.
Your IP address may be collected. Your “IP address” is usually associated with the network location and physical location from which you enter the Internet. We log IP addresses for systems administration purposes. This information helps us determine how often different areas of our site are visited and we also use this information to personalize the content that is displayed to you on the Website based on your previous visits and the ads that you access. We do not link IP address to any information that is personally identifiable.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies. Please be aware that if you disable this function, it may impact your use and enjoyment of the Website.
Web Beacons and Pixel Tags
The term “web beacons” and “pixel tags” refer to Internet tools, such as transparent images on the Website or in emails that we may send to you that help us to determine whether a page has been viewed or an email opened. For example, when you ask us to send you information on a promotion or newsletter, we may use web beacons to determine how many of the emails that we sent you were actually opened. A pixel tag is a type of web beacon embedded in an image on the website. In general, any electronic image viewed as part of a web page, including a banner ad, can contain a pixel tag or other web beacon. We may also use these Internet technology tools allow us to track the internet browser most commonly used to access our site and the pages that are most popular, which statistics assist us in making our Website more user-friendly and accessible. Our Website may also have pixel tags from our vendors to help track your visit and set various cookies to manage ad content that may be delivered to you on the Website.
Statistical Identifiers and Device Recognition
We (or our vendors on our behalf) may employ statistical identifiers, also known as device recognition tools. These tools may be used to assist in managing the content and advertising on our Website by informing us (without using cookies) of the content that you use and view on the Website. These tools collect various information about your device, such as your screen resolution, browser type, and operating system. Many devices have unique, or near unique, device profiles such that collecting this information allows us and our vendors to determine with a reasonable level of statistical accuracy information on your engagement with our Website and advertisements on our Website, as well as your device when you interact with our Website. We do not tie this statistical information to your personal information.
If you are on our mobile website, you will be asked whether you want us to access your geographic location based on the location of your mobile device. If you select yes, and save that setting, we will access and collect your IP address to display custom content to you based on your location.
We may also ask that you participate in anonymous surveys, which allow us to collect additional data to help us improve our site. Participation in such surveys is voluntary and is not connected to any of your personal information.
We collect analytics internally from our Website content management system to track your IP address and the various pages of our Website that you visit and the information about your visit.
Like many websites, we also use Google Analytics to collect information about your use of our Website. Google sets cookies and may also read preexisting cookies to collect data from your web browser, such as the domain from which you access the Internet, the web address of the website from which you linked to our site, the time and date of your visit the web pages that you view and click through and your IP address. This information is stored on Google´s servers. Google uses this information to provide us with reports about traffic to our website and your visit to our website. You may find additional information on how Google Analytics collects and processes data by visiting “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”, which can be found at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
You may opt-out of our use of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page and installing the Google Analytics browser add-on, currently made available by Google at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We will use this data to improve our website structure and content and we also use analytics data to provide you personalized content.
How We Use the Non-Personally Identifiable Information We Collect
In addition to those uses set forth above, we use non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate to determine how much traffic the Website receives, to statistically analyze Website usage, to improve our content, and to customize the Website’s content, layout and services. In addition, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to manage the Website and to enhance the Website based on the usage pattern data we receive.
Retargeting and Remarketing
We have also enabled additional Google Analytics Advertising Features: Google Display Network Impression Reporting and Remarketing with Google Analytics. The Google Display Network Impression Reporting uses the Google Analytics cookie to track our ad impressions and your interactions with those impressions, including the effectiveness of those ads, which generates reports for us to help us analyze our advertisements. Remarketing with Google Analytics uses the Google Analytics and/or a third party cookie to serve advertisements to you across the Internet based on your visit to our Site.
If you do not want Google to collect and use this information you may visit the Google Ad Settings page.
How We Disclose the Information We Collect
Communications between your browser and portions of the Website containing personally identifiable information are protected with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. This encryption is to help protect your information while it is being transmitted. Once we receive your information we strive to maintain the physical and electronic security of your personal information using commercially reasonable efforts.
NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET OR ANY WIRELESS NETWORK CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE PERFECTLY SECURED. AS A RESULT, WHILE WE STRIVE TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION USING COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE AND INDUSTRY STANDARD ENCRYPTION TECHNOLOGY, WE CANNOT ENSURE OR GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO US, AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Children Under the Age of 13
No part of the Website, or any services made available through the Website, are designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13. No personal information is knowingly collected from any person under the age of 13.