OUR APPROACH TO PRIVACY
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND HOW WE USE IT
We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us when you access our Website. This can include information you provide to us when you, fill in a form, correspond with us via the Websites, phone, email or otherwise, subscribe to our mailing lists, newsletters or other forms of marketing communications, respond to surveys or use some other feature of our services as available from time to time. If you choose not to provide personal information, we may not be able to provide our services to you or respond to your other requests.
We may link or combine the personal information we collect about you and the information we collect automatically. This allows us to provide you with a personalized experience regardless of how you interact with us.
MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
From time to time with your consent, we may contact you with relevant information about our services. Most messages we send will be by email. For some messages, we may use the personal information we collect about you to help us determine the most relevant information to share with you. If you do not want to receive such messages from us, you may opt-out by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Please note that you are not permitted to unsubscribe or opt-out of non-promotional messages regarding your account, such as account verification, changes or updates to our services, or technical or security notices.
STORING AND TRANSFERRING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Security: We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, change or damage. All personal information we collect will be stored on secure servers. All electronic transaction entered into via our Website will be protected by SSL encryption technology.
YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
This section applies if you are located in the EU. In accordance with applicable privacy law, you have the following rights in respect of your personal information that we hold:
- Right of access and portability.
- The right to obtain access to and to receive your personal information.
- Right to rectification.
- The right to obtain rectification of your personal information without undue delay where that personal information is inaccurate or incomplete. Right to erasure.
- The right to obtain the erasure of your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed.
- Right to restriction.
- The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal information in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal information is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of that personal information.
- Right to object.
- The right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal information, and to object to the processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, to the extent it is related to such direct marketing.
If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact us. You also have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority. Further information about how to contact your local data protection authority is available at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
When you use our website, read our emails, or otherwise engage with us through a computer or mobile device, we and our third-party service providers, automatically collect information about how you access and use the website and information about the device you use. We use this information to enhance and personalize your user experience, to monitor and improve our websites, and for other internal purposes.
We typically collect this information through a variety of tracking technologies, including cookies, Flash objects, web beacons, embedded scripts, location-identifying technologies, and similar technology (collectively, “tracking technologies”). We may combine this information with other personal information we collect directly from you.
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the essential operation of our Websites such as to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use.
Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Websites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality Cookies: These are used to recognize you when you return to our Websites. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our Websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Websites and the advertising displayed on them more relevant to your interests.
We may collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools such as Google Analytics, to help us measure traffic to understand more about the demographics of our users. You can learn more about Google’s practices at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners, and view its currently available opt-out options at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We may also work with third-party partners to employ technologies, including the application of statistical modeling tools, which permit us to recognize and contact you across multiple devices.
Deleting cookies does not delete non-cookie technologies such as Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as Flash objects and HTML5. You can learn more about Flash objects – including how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies – on Adobe’s website or by clicking here. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.