Privacy Policy

How Personal Information is Disclosed

Your Personal Information may be disclosed:

·        to our affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. 

·        to our third party service providers who provide services such as contact information verification, payment processing, order fulfillment, customer service, website hosting, data analysis, infrastructure provision, IT services, email delivery services, auditing services and other similar services to enable them to provide services. 

·        if you request information from vendors so that they (or so that third parties who provide similar services) can provide you with information about their products and services.  We are not responsible or liable for vendors’ use of your Personal Information. 

·        if you choose to download a white paper, eBook, or other resource, to our clients, partners and current and future sponsors of that resource.  If you do not want to be contacted by these third parties, please do not download, view or otherwise access the white papers, eBooks and other resources.

·        if you post your resume on the Site and elect to permit it to be searched by potential employers and staffing agencies, to these potential employers and staffing agencies.  We do not control the use and disclosure of Personal Information by these potential employers and staffing agencies.  While it is our goal that only employers or staffing agencies will gain access to Personal Information in resumes, we cannot guarantee that no other persons or entities will gain such access.  WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE OR DISCLOSURE BY OTHERS OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU DISCLOSE IN YOUR RESUME.

·        to third party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions.

·        if you choose to send messages through the Site, to identify you as the sender to the recipient indicated by you. We will ask you for such recipient’s name and email address and we store both email addresses for the purpose of sending such message.

·        by you, on message boards, chat, profile pages and blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and materials.  Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public information, and may be available to visitors to the Site and to the general public. 

·        by you, if you have provided a testimonial about a site and given us permission to post that testimonial on our site.

·        to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

·        as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

 

NON-personal Information

Non-Personal Information We Collect

Non-Personal Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity, such as:

  • Browser information
  • Information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies
  • Demographic information and other information provided by you
  • Aggregated information

How We Collect Non-Personal Information

We and our third party service providers may collect Non-Personal Information from you, including your MAC address, your computer type, screen resolution, OS version, Internet browser, as well as demographic data, for example, your location, educational degree, balance on mortgage, value of real estate, income, age, weight, type of insurance, diabetic or smoking-related statistics.  We also aggregate Personal Information in a manner such that the end-product does not personally identify you or any other user of the Site, for example, by using Personal Information to calculate the percentage of our users who have a particular telephone area code.  We also collect Non-Personal Information through the use of cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, or other similar technologies for example to help identify you and maintain your signed-in status or to measure the effectiveness of e-mail communications. We may link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. 

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline the use of cookies.  To learn more about cookies, please visithttp://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

How We Use and Disclose Non-Personal Information

Because Non-Personal Information does not personally identify you, we may use and disclose Non-Personal Information for any purpose.  In some instances, we may combine Non-Personal Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your geographical location).  If we combine any Non-Personal Information with Personal Information, the combined information will be treated by us as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

IP ADDRESSES

Your “IP Address” is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). 

How We Log IP Addresses

An IP Address is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user visits the Site, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited.  Collecting IP Addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many web sites. 

How We Use and Disclose IP Addresses? 

We use IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating Site usage levels, helping diagnose server problems, geographic mapping and administering the Site.  We may also use and disclose IP Addresses for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information.  Please note that we treat IP Addresses, server log files and related information as Non-Personal Information, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. 

THIRD PARTY SITES

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site to which this Site contains a link or a widget on our site.  The inclusion of a link on the Site does not imply endorsement of the linked site by us or by our affiliates.  We may also utilize framing techniques that may make it appear that you are still on the site when you are actually on a third party web site.

The Site's mapping features are powered by Google Inc., the use of which is also governed by Google’s privacy policy located at http://www.google.com/privacy.html, as amended by Google from time to time.  

Third Party VENDORS

We also work with vendors and partners in operating and improving the Site.  These vendors and other partners include advertisers (including both banner and text advertising), retargeters and web analytics companies, including Google Analytics (we have enabled, among others, Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting).  These partners and vendors use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your online activity (e.g., the sites and pages you have visited at the Site and at times other third party sites) in order to: help manage ad campaigns, understand user interests and trends and deliver personalized content and advertising to you while you are on the Site or on other sites.  You can opt out of some of our vendors' use of cookies and other technologies, some of which may be on this Site, to tailor personalized content or advertising to you by visiting http://google.com/settings/ads,http://networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp
http://www.clicktale.net/disable.html.  Please note that if you delete all cookies, the opt-out cookie may be deleted and you will need to perform the opt out again.  For more information, see  http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/faqs.asp#question_11.

Our Site may include social media features, such as the Facebook Like or Tweet this button.  These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly.  These features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site.  Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE ACTS AND/OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTY VENDORS. 

security

We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information under our control.  Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.

The security of your personal information is important to us.  When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and personal health information) on our forms, we encrypt that information once it is entered.