What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We understand and appreciate the feelings by consumers that information about them is often collected and used in ways of which they are unaware. We neither believe in nor participate in this type of activity. Following is a concise statement of the type of information we gather from our web site visitors and how we use it. Please be assured that we do not share any information we gather with any other party for any commercial purpose. We may use the information to satisfy requirements of law (such as a subpoena) or for purposes of statistical analysis of our site’s traffic. In such cases your identity will still be protected to the full extent possible.
For each visitor to our web page, our Web server automatically recognizes the consumer’s ip address and domain name where possible.
We may collect the following information:
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
- information we receive from third parties, i.e., credit bureaus, such as your credit history;
- information from other outside sources for the purpose of verifying representations made by you, such as employment history, financial; and other general information we obtain about you.
We closely limit our collection of information to only that which we believe is necessary to conduct our business properly.
We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail or by filling in one of the forms on our site, user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.
How we use your information
The information we collect is used in one or more of the following ways: used for internal review and then discarded; used to improve the content of our web site; used to customize the content and/or layout of our web site for each individual visitor; used to notify consumers about updates to our web site. This information is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Your Contact Information
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address, calling us at the above telephone number, writing to us at the above address or sending E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the word EMAIL in the subject line.
If you supply us with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the number on our contact page or e-mailing us at email@example.com
with the word MAIL in the subject line.
Persons who supply us with their telephone and/or fax numbers on-line may receive telephone or fax contact from us with information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such calls, please let us know by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
with the word PHONE or FAX in the subject line.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.
How We Protect Your Data
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We restrict access to personal information about you only to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our site.