Active Information Collection
This site actively collects information both by asking you specific questions and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail, and/or feedback forms. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable information (e.g., e-mail address). Further, some areas of this site may require you to submit information in order for you to benefit from the specified features (e.g., newsletters, employment applications) or to participate in a particular activity (e.g., promotions). You will be informed in each instance what information is required and what information is optional.
Passive Information Collection
As you navigate through a web site, certain information can be passively collected using various technologies and means.
This site may use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP Address is a number assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider so you can access the Internet. IP addresses are typically not linked to personally identifiable information. We use your IP address to analyze trends, track user’s movements, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use and administer and improve the site.
A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies help the site remember information about you and your preferences.
“Session” cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your web browser window or otherwise turn your computer off. Session cookies are used to improve navigation on web sites and to collect aggregate statistical information. This site may use session cookies.
“Internet tags” (also known as single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs, invisible GIFs, and 1-by-1 GIFs) are smaller than cookies and tell the web site server information such as the IP address and browser type related to the visitor’s computer.
“Navigational data” (“log files,” “server logs,” and “clickstream” data) are used for system management, to improve the content of the site, market research purposes, and to communicate information to visitors. This site uses navigational data.
Disclosure of Information
In addition, we will make full use of all information acquired through this site that is not in personally identifiable form.
Access and Correction
To keep your personally identifiable information accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct personally identifiable information in our possession that you have previously submitted via this site.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personally identifiable information as you transmit your information from your computer to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Moreover, where you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features on this site, it is your responsibility to safeguard them.
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This site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from site visitors in this age group.
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