The Information We Collect
As you navigate our Website, we may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information gathering tools such as cookies. These tools obtain standard information from your web browser, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, and the actions you take on our Website (such as the web pages viewed and the links clicked). Although you can configure your browser not to accept cookies, this may make certain features of the Website unavailable to you.
We may automatically record your IP address and use it to help diagnose problems with our server, administer and improve our Website, and gather broad demographic information about users of our Website or for other uses that we may determine from time to time. This information is used on an aggregate basis to improve the User’s experience on the website. It also allows our staff to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of the website, and to make the website more useful to Users. We do not disclose this information to third parties.
Use of Information Collected
We use the information that you provide, including Personal Information, to perform the services requested. For example, if you provide your contact information, we will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in our services. If you participate in a conversation or provide information in the “stories” section of the website, we may post the information that you provide (although we are under no obligation to post the information and reserve the right in our sole discretion to post and/or edit the information that you provide).
We may also use Personal Information for marketing purposes. For example, we may use the information you provide us to contact you to further discuss your interest in our services and to send you information regarding us.
Whether or not you provide Personal Information, we may also collect information regarding your usage of the Website (“Usage Information”). We use Usage Information to operate and improve our web site and to analyze which of our pages or products are most popular, the browser you use, and the URLs you visited before and after using our website.
Social Media Features
Do Not Track
Although some browsers currently offer a “do not track (‘DNT’) option,” no common industry standard for DNT exists. We therefore do not currently commit to responding to browsers’ DNT signals.
Sharing of Information Collected
Links to Other Sites
This Website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of the contents of such websites. Except as set forth in this policy, we do not share your Personal Information with those websites.
We have taken commercially reasonable steps to ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Information against loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot and do not guarantee the complete security of Personal Information you provide to us through your use of this Website.
Children Under 13
This Website is targeted to adults. We do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information directly from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13 do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
If you are registering for an account on the Website, you will have the ability to “opt in” to receiving further promotional communications from us. If you later decide to remove your information from our database, you can do so by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of your emails.
Updated: September 2016