What Personal Information do we gather?
Information You Voluntarily Submit. We collect and store any information you enter on this Web site, or provide to us in offline contacts we have with you. Information is collected from visitors to this Web site, including in the following areas, as applicable:
On this Web site, you have an opportunity to communicate with us by E-mail. You may also choose to provide your e mail address to receive communications from us or third parties. Information Collected and Stored Automatically. When you browse this Web site, you and your Web browser may also transmit information that we automatically collect. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer), the Web pages you visit and the time of your visit, and other click-stream data. This information may be combined with other personal information you have provided.
The only other type of information automatically provided to us is the type of computer, operating system and browser you are using. This information is provided by your browser, which we use to improve the performance of this Web site and make it more compatible with the technology used by the visitors of this Web site. We may also place small data files, called “cookies”, in the browser file of your computer’s hard drive. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server whenever you interact with this Web site. We use the cookies to record Web site statistics. Most browsers automatically accept the cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies. Certain Web pages may not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.
How do we use your personal information?
We use your personal information to communicate with you if and when necessary in connection with your use of this Web site, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information you request. We may also use your information to:
- Personalize your Web site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product information in which you are most interested;
- Consider your suggestions;
- Possibly respond directly to you for clarification;
- Process your request for materials or information;
- Try to answer any questions you may have;
- Register you for an event, contest or sweepstakes, if you request it;
- Provide you with e-mail messages and other information regarding upcoming events, new services and general information about our products and services. You may elect not to receive these
- Communications, either when you initially register at this Web site, or at any time thereafter. See the section of this Privacy Statement called “Choice/Opt Out.”.
We may also use collected information in order to help diagnose problems with this Web site. We may use all information we collect to analyze statistical use patterns and demographic data (basically, where our visitors come from and what demographic characteristics they have) and to improve this Web site to better serve our customers. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer this Web site.
Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information. We may also prepare and keep statistical records and other data about you and other users of this Web site, but we do that in a way that does not identify you or any other user personally. We may hire third parties to help us collect and analyze such data, and we may share such statistical data with third parties.
Such statistical data will not specifically identify you or any other user. We use this information to help us make this Web site more useful to visitors — to learn about the number of visitors to this Web site, what part of this Web site they are interested in, how long they use this Web site, and the types of technology our visitors use.
Disclosing your personal information to others
Except in the limited circumstances stated in this paragraph, we do not sell, rent, license, trade or otherwise disclose the personal information of this Web site visitors to unaffiliated third parties. We may disclose your information to our affiliates or service providers who assist us in operating this Web site or conducting our business. We may also share such information among our subsidiaries and affiliates as necessary to provide you with the information and services you request or in which you may otherwise be interested.
We may disclose information about you if and when we believe it is necessary to comply with any law, rule, court order, or subpoena, or to enforce our legal rights or the rules of this Web site, or to protect our business, property and operations, or in connection with a sale, acquisition, merger or other business combination of our business with a third party. We may also disclose non personally identifiable visitor information to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.
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