Updated and effective as of September 14, 2017
Generally, you may provide us with personally identifying information through our contact pages, by registering an account with us, by email, by responding to our communications, by seeking employment with us, or some other means. Personally identifying information means information which identifies you as an individual, and may include your name, email address, telephone number, and similar information you provide.
When you visit the Website, we may automatically collect certain non-identifying information about you, such as the type of browser or device operating system you use, the domain name of the website from which you linked to us, the amount of time you spend on the Website, the pages on the Website that you view, clickstream data, downloads, anonymized demographic information such as age and gender, and other log file data. On mobile devices, we may also collect device type, make and model, operating system, carrier, user ID, similar device IDs, and information about the apps you use.
When you open emails from the Company, the Company may receive a confirmation notifying the Company that you opened the email, if your device supports such capabilities. The Company also may keep track of what emails the Company sends you and what emails you may be receiving from the Company’s subsidiaries and affiliates. Additionally, the Company keeps a record of what communications you have opted to receive or not to receive.
The Company may collect information from you in several different areas on the Website, including but not limited to those described below:
You may be asked to complete an online registration form and provide personally identifiable information; you may also be asked to choose a user ID and password in order to take advantage of certain features the Website may choose to offer. Your decision to register is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to the Company.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Web Beacons and Other Tracking Technology.
The Website may use a variety of technical methods for tracking purposes, including Web beacons. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of web sites. We also use these technical methods to analyze the traffic patterns on the Website, such as the frequency with which the Company users visit various parts of the Website. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to the Company or to another party authorized by the Company to collect information on the Company’s behalf. The Company also uses these technical methods in HTML e-mails that the Company sends the Company’s guests to determine whether the Company’s guests have opened those e-mails and/or clicked on links in those e-mails. The information from use of these technical methods may be collected in a form that is personally identifiable.
IP Addresses and Clickstream Data.
The Company may collect IP addresses and/or clickstream data. An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your university. At times, the Company also uses IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information, for example regarding the frequency with which the Company guests visit various parts of the Website. The Company may combine this information with personally identifiable information you provide or that the Company otherwise obtains from you directly on the Website.
As you use the Internet, a trail of electronic information is left at each website you visit. This information, which is sometimes referred to as “clickstream data,” can be collected and stored by a website’s server. Clickstream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of device and browser software you use, the address of the website from which you linked to the Website, and other such non-personally identifiable information. When analyzed, this data helps the Company analyze how visitors arrive at the Website, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like. This information will be used to improve our Website and our services. Any collection or use of clickstream data will be anonymous, and will not intentionally contain any personally identifiable information.
Surveys / Questionnaires / Contests.
The Company may request information from users on the Website via surveys, questionnaires or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. You are not required to participate or disclose any information for a survey or contest. In cases where the Company uses a third party to conduct these surveys and contests, the third party may not use your personally identifiable information for any secondary purpose.
The Company owns the information collected on or through the Website. As applicable, the information you provide to the Company, including your personally identifiable information, may be used to: contact you about the Website or the Company or its subsidiaries and affiliates; contact you relating to your registration status; monitor or improve the use of the Website; customize the content you see; monitor compliance with the Company’s terms and conditions of use of the Website; to operate the Website and provide you with information or services that you have requested e.g. a newsletter, bulletins; to add you to our mailing lists and to send you emails from time to time; to respond to specific queries you may raise regarding the Company and/or its affiliates; to process and consider your job application.
Your personally identifiable information will not be used for third party marketing or commercial purposes, other than as set forth herein. Non-personal or aggregate information may be shared with any number of parties, provided that such information shall not specifically identify you.
The Company may share your information, including your personally identifiable information, as described below:
Finally, please note that if you specifically consent to additional uses or disclosures of your information, either at the time the information is collected or through some other form of consent from you or notification to you, we may use or disclose your information in a manner consistent with that consent.
As noted above, you may opt-out of or restrict the placement of cookies on your device or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences or device settings.
Please note that we do not respond to or honor “do not track” (a/k/a/ DNT) signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
The Website incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personally identifiable information that the Company may collect and the Company has put into place reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse and alteration. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information provided online. We retain your personally identifiable information, if provided by you through the Website, for as long as your inquiry is active (as determined by us) and for a reasonable time thereafter, or if applicable, for as long as you remain on our marketing list. The Company’s security policies are reviewed periodically and revised as required (as determined by Company).
The Website is a general audience website and is not intended for children under the age of 13. On the Website, the Company does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen.
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You may also request access to your personally identifiable information (if you have provided such information to us through the Website) and information about our collection, use and disclosure of that information by using the contact information provided above. You will be given reasonable access to your personally identifiable information, and may seek to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information, and have it amended as is appropriate. You can help us maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any changes to your personally identifiable information.
By using the Website, you authorize the export of your information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy. You understand that data stored in the USA may be subject to lawful requests by the courts or law enforcement authorities in the USA.