Introduction. We have created
privacy and to disclose our practices in gathering, using and disclosing
personal information in connection with this Web site. Personal
information is information about a person that includes identifying
information about that person. Although there are links from this Site
not to Web sites operated by others. For example, if you click on a link
to the Web site of one of our partners or vendors, the click takes you
out of our Site. We are not responsible for the content or privacy
practices of other Web sites.
1. Openness. We follow a general policy of openness regarding
information practices that govern the collection, maintenance, use and
disclosure of personal information regarding visitors who use this Site.
Policy from time to time as we add new features or as laws change that
may affect our services. If we make material changes to this Privacy
Policy, we will post a new version number at the beginning of this
was last changed.
3. Collection of Personal Information. Except as disclosed in
this Policy or as disclosed on other pages in this site where
information may be collected, we do not collect personal information
about visitors to this Site.
a. Web logs. Not used.
b. Internet Cookies. Not used.
c. Visitor /Customer Requests for Information. If you ask a
question or make a request through this Web site, we may store your
message and our response for awhile. We may also use this information,
and any information you give to us in response to a survey on the Site,
to send you information about newsletters, promotional events and
upcoming programs that we think you might be interested in; notices of
enhancements to our services; additional surveys; and to send you an
e-mail version of our newsletter. Newsletter e-mail addresses are not
associated with any other info.
4. Access, Correction, Deletion and Data Integrity. Requests
to access, correct or delete personal information may be submitted using
e-mail. Also, we may not be able to delete or revise information
about you that we have relied upon to provide services to you, or that
we are legally required to maintain.
5. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information. We do not sell
or rent personal information about visitors to this Site. We do not use
or disclose personal information obtained through this Site except as
expressly described in this Policy. Data bases are not exchanged or
a. Uses. We use information obtained from visitor
requests for the purposes described in this Policy. We also use personal
information obtained from this Site to respond to requests, provide our
services, demonstrate the quality of our services to our auditors and
government agencies that have authority over us, and for the additional
purposes described below.
b. Disclosures. We may disclose personal information to any
person performing audit, legal, operational or other services for us.
Whenever possible, we will require any recipient of personal information
for these purposes to agree in writing to use the information only for
the purpose for which it was disclosed and to destroy or return it when
no longer needed for that purpose. We may disclose personal information
when required to do so by a subpoena, court order, or search warrant.
Except when deemed by us to be infeasible, we will notify the individual
of a subpoena, court order or search warrant for the individual
information, by e-mail using the e-mail address (if any) that the
individual provided to us.
We may disclose personal information as we deem appropriate to protect
the safety of an individual or for an investigation related to public
safety or to report an activity that appears to be in violation of law.
We may disclose personal information to protect the security and
reliability of this Web site, and to take precautions against liability.
We may disclose personal information to any successor in interest (any
company or organization that purchases or otherwise takes over our
6. Public Forums. From time to time this Site may contain
message boards and/or news groups ("Forums"). Please remember that any
information disclosed in these areas becomes publicly available. You
should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal
information in these areas. We do not maintain or routinely monitor
information posted on any message board or news group on our Site;
however, we reserve the right to remove any postings that we deem
7. Security. We protect the personal information we have
collected from this Site by using industry standard security precautions
against loss and unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or
disclosure of that information. We comply with the security safeguards
detailed in our computer security policies and procedures, and routinely
monitor that compliance. When credit card or other financial information
is transmitted over the Internet we use industry standard, SSL (secure
socket layer) encryption to protect that information.
8. Children. We do not intend to collect personal information
from children under age 13 and in any event will not do so without the
permission of the child's parent or guardian. Visitors who wish to
participate on our Site and provide personal information indicating that
they are under 13 years of age are required to provide the e-mail
address of their parent or guardian. We then send an e-mail message to
that parent or guardian alerting them to the child's request to
participate on our Site, and we ask for the permission of the parent or
guardian. If permission is not promptly received, we delete all
information about that visitor from our system as quickly as possible.
No information collected from users under the age of 13 is used for any
marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever.
9. Questions, Complaints or Requests to Change Information If
at any time you wish to contact us with a question or complaint or to
want to change any information collected by us, you may do so by
contacting us by e-mail, telephone, fax, or U.S. Mail, using the
information set out above.