Last modified: January 25, 2023
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information: • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“Personal Information”); • That is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our services, and usage details.
We collect this information
• Directly from you when you provide it to us. • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies. • From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Services may include: • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Services. • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us. • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes. • Your search queries on the Services. • When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help in spam detection.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Services, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including: • Details of your visits to or use our Services, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Services. • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). For information on how you can opt out of behavioral tracking on this website and how we respond to web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about behavioral tracking, contact us at [email protected]. The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Services and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to: • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns. • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Services according to your individual interests. • Speed up your searches. • Recognize you when you return to our Services.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information: • To present our Services and its content to you. • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us. • To carry out obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. • To notify you about changes to our Services or any products or services we offer or provide through it. • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information. • For any other purpose with your consent. We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Disclosure of Your Information
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. California’s “shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Services that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected].
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Services. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Services.
Changes to Our Policy