WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE GATHER?
When you visit the Website, you may provide us with two types of information: (i) personal information you voluntarily submit and (ii) information that we automatically collect as you browse the Website. You can visit the Website, read materials, and browse products and other company information without giving us any personally identifiable information. In order to provide users and customers with the most efficient and enhanced personalized service and attention, and to accommodate certain requests, we request information about you in certain circumstances and collect certain information automatically.
Information you volunteer to us. We collect and store any information you enter on the Website, or provide to us in offline contacts we have with you. Information is collected from visitors to the Website, including in the following areas, as applicable:
- Registration Forms
If you register for the Website, we will generally ask you to provide contact information, and preferences regarding the material for which you desire to register. You may, however, visit the Website without registering.
- Discussion Forms
We may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to our users. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Please Remember that any personal information you post on the internet is available to anyone.
On several screens of the Website, you will 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.
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 the Website, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information you request. We may also use your information in the following ways:
- - Personalize your Website experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product information in which you are most interested;
- - Consider your suggestions;
- - Respond directly to you for clarification;
- - Process your request(s) for materials or information;
- - Attempt to answer any questions you may have;
- - 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 e-mail communications, either when you initially register at the Website, or at any time thereafter. See the section below called “Choice/Opt Out.”.
We may also use collected information in order to help diagnose problems with the Website. 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 the Website experience to better serve our customers. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer the Website. We may also prepare and keep statistical records and other data about you and other users of the Website, 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. Again, such statistical data will not specifically identify you or any other user. We use this information to help us make the Website more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to the Website, what part of the Website they are interested in, how long they use the Website, 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 our Website visitors to unaffiliated third parties. We may disclose your information to certain of our affiliates or service providers who assist us in operating the Website 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 reserve the right to use or disclose any information without notice or consent for the following purposes: as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request; to conduct investigations of consumer complaints or possible breaches of law; to protect the integrity of our Website and our property; to protect the safety of our visitors or others; to fulfill your requests; or to cooperate in any legal investigation.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Because we are committed to your privacy, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the personal information we collect online. Please remember that even though we have implemented systems and procedures to secure the data maintained by us, security during Internet transmissions can never be assured secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk.
None of the information on the Website is intended for the use of children under 13, and we do not knowingly register any person or accept information from any person under the age of 13.
CHANGES IN OUR cORPORATE STRUCTURE
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS.
Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties or corporate affiliates for those third parties or corporate affiliates’ direct marketing purposes. That notice will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the third parties and affiliates with which it was shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the following address: 8732 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069. In your request, please specify that you want a “Your California Privacy Rights Notice”. Please allow at least 30 days for a response.
The Website provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor. You have the option of reviewing or removing your information from our database, and to no longer receive communication from us. If you request your account information be deleted from our database, we may maintain information about individual sales transactions for the purpose of recordkeeping and servicing.
You can send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can send mail to the following postal address:
- 8732 Melrose Avenue
- Los Angeles, CA 90069
Please note that due to e-mail production schedules, you may continue to receive e-mail messages from us for up to 60 days you have provided your opt-out notice.