information from users of the Website or the Products and Services and outlines
our privacy commitment to you, the user, as well as our privacy practices.
We want to ensure that we have your consent to continue to collect, use and disclose your personal information for the purposes and uses set out below.
In the event that you wish to opt out of our use of your personal information, use the opt out procedure set out below under Opting Out. Please note that, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain features of the Website or subscribe for the Products and Services.
We collect personal information from our users through their use
of the Website and the Products and Services. We may also receive personal
information from third party data providers (each a ‘Third Party Data
Provider’) and third party service providers including payment processors such
as PayPal and acuable (each a ‘Third Party Service Provider’). Such personal
information is provided to us pursuant to consents provided to these Third
Party Data Providers and Third Party Service Providers.
The collection of personal information is limited to information reasonably related to the provision of the Website and the Products and Services. We receive the following personal information from you through our website and from Third Party Data Providers and Third Party Service Providers:
- email address
- phone number
- mailing address
- payment information such as credit card information
In order for users to use some aspects of the Website or subscribe for the Products and Services, users must use unique identifiers such as a username and password. The username is the user’s email address. The password is chosen by the user and encrypted. We do collect passwords, which are recoverable.
Analytics/ Log Files
We automatically track certain information based on the user’s use of the Website and the Products and Services. This includes:
- URL that the user came from (whether from the Website or not)
- which URL the user goes to next (whether this URL is on the Website or not)
- browser being used and platform type
- user’s IP address and internet service provider
- date/time stamp
- number of clicks
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
We collect unsolicited information posted by users on the Website including blog postings and communications between users, or sent to us by users in messages, such as emails or letters.
Social Media Features
USE OF INFORMATION
We create user accounts to tailor the information displayed to each individual user and as applicable to the users.
We create a profile of our users that details their viewing
preferences. This profile is used to tailor a user’s visit to the Website or
use of the Products and Services and to direct pertinent marketing promotions
to them. We do not share user profiles with third parties.
We use the information obtained through the tracking of our users activities to administer the Website and Products and Services and generate statistics and aggregate reports, for internal use only, on our users demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand the users and our client base.
These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store user information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 and Flash to collect and store information.