Last modified: 3-15-2022
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
As you use the Site, we may collect two types of information from you: (1) “personally identifiable information” (described below); and (2) “non-personally identifiable information” (described below).
“Personal Information” or “Personally identifiable information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, telephone number, email address, billing address, billing zip code, delivery address, or event address, as may be applicable.
Here are some examples of the ways in which we may collect and store your personally identifiable information through the Site:
Here are some examples of ways through which we may collect and store your non-personally identifiable information through the Site, and how we use such information:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
If you encounter a screen or page that requests information you do not want to share with us, do not enter the information and do not proceed with that screen or page.
How We Use Your Information
Personally Identifiable Information
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We periodically prepare analyses and reports reflecting our visitor and member use of the Site and any services provided therein. In preparing these reports, we may combine and analyze the Personal Information you provide to us with information from other sources. However, these reports will only include aggregate information about visitors and members. The information in these reports will not identify you individually and any business partner with whom such reports may be shared will not be able to contact you based on the information contained in the reports.
Disclosures of Your Information
Personally Identifiable Information
We may share or disclose your personally identifiable information in the following instances:
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may disclose and share information about you and your use of the Site if we believe such disclosure is necessary to:
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Accessing, Correcting, and Deleting Your Information
We aim to maintain our Site in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.
Subject to applicable law, you may obtain a copy of Personal Information we maintain about you or request that we delete Personal Information we maintain about you by contacting us as indicated below. To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the information. In addition, if you believe that Personal Information we maintain about you is inaccurate, subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request that we correct or amend the information by contacting us as indicated below.
Objection to Processing
Under applicable law, you may have the right at any time to object to our use of your Personal Information for any direct marketing purposes, including profiling to the extent it is used for direct marketing. If we are processing your Personal Information based on our business interests, you may contact us and object to such processing by asserting that our interests do not override your interests, rights, and freedoms. You may exercise the rights set out in this paragraph by contacting us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section below.
Suspension of Processing
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Information, if:
We have implemented measures to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Before we receive and store information, we make reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. We employ certain technical and operational safeguards to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such safeguards.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where you have chosen a password to access the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask that you not share this password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted via our Site. Any transmission of Personal Information is done at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our Site.
Retention and Deletion
Personally identifiable information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. We will retain the personally identifiable information identified above for so long as you are using the Site and for a reasonable period following the date that you cease using the Site. In some cases, it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personally identifiable information will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the type, volume, and sensitivity of the personally identifiable information provided to us. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, we may retain your personally identifiable information where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Children Under the Age of 16
The Site is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any information to or through the Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information through the Site or on or through any of its features/register on the Site, use any of the interactive forms or public comment features (if any) of the Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or username you may use. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 16 years of age without verification of parental consent, we will delete the information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under age 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Party Links
The Site may contain links to webpages operated by parties other than us. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy policies or other practices of such websites. Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links you select or software you download (whether by using the Site to access websites or otherwise) is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects, and other items of a destructive nature. Other websites and services may have their own privacy policies, which you will be subject to upon linking to the other third party’s website. We strongly recommend that you review the other third party’s terms and policies.
Do Not Track (DNT) Signals
Our Site does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Some third-party websites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, your browser may include controls to block and delete cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, to allow you to opt out of data collection through those technologies.
Compliance and Cooperation with Regulatory Authorities
Changes to this Policy