Our Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
In general, you can visit this website without identifying who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Information collected online can generally be categorized as personally identifiable or anonymous.
Personally identifiable information is information that specifically identifies a particular user, such as name, shipping address, billing address, email address and phone number. This type of information is typically collected when you create a user profile for the purpose of requesting services or products from us, or when you join our mailing list to receive marketing emails, promotions, or news regarding new products and other changes to our site or services. You may log into your user account at any time to update your profile information on file. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of this website for a period of time.
Anonymous information is information that cannot be connected to the identity of a specific individual. An example of anonymous information is the fact that, while this website may record the number of visits to a particular page that occur in a given period of time, it does not necessarily tell us the names or other identifying information of every visitor. Many users of this website will choose not to provide any personally identifiable information; therefore, those individuals are anonymous to us, and any data collected about their use of this website is anonymous information.
Automatic Anonymous Information
When you visit our site, we collect certain technical and routing information about your computer. For example, we log environmental variables such as browser type, operating system and CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your originating Internet Service Provider, to try to bring you the best possible service. We also record search requests and results to try to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of our search engine. We use your IP address to track your use of the site, including pages visited and the time spent on each page. We collect this information and use it to measure the use of this website and to improve its content and performance. All of the information that is automatically submitted to us by your browser is considered anonymous information. To the extent we share such information with third parties, it is not traceable to any particular user and will not be used to contact you.
How Do We Use Information We Collect?
We collect personally identifiable information only for providing and improving the products or services you request, generating statistical studies, conducting marketing research, sending you surveys, and notifying you of new products and any other changes to our site or services that may affect you. When you submit personally identifiable information to us, you understand that you are agreeing to allow us to access, store, and use that information for those purposes.
Links to Third Party Websites
If at any time you do not wish to receive offers and emails from us, we ask that you tell us. You may remove your name from our mailing list by sending us an email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicating in the subject line “No Offers or Email.”
We strive to protect your personally identifiable information, and operate secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. We do not, however, guarantee that unauthorized, inadvertent disclosure will never occur. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary, and only authorized individuals have access to the personally identifiable information provided by our users.
When you enter personal information (such as a credit card number), we encrypt the transmission of that information through our secure server, and no credit card information is stored within this website. We transmit such protected information to our payment processing provider’s secure database, which follows the best industry practices as outlined by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Transfer of Customer Information
Customer lists and information are properly considered assets of a business. Accordingly, if we merge with another entity or if we sell our assets to another entity, our customer lists and information, including personally identifiable information you have provided us, would be included among the assets that would be transferred.