This site is directed at and intended for a United States audience. If you access this site from outside the U.S., you acknowledge, agree, and consent that any information you provide, including any personal information, will be transferred to and processed by a computer server located within the U.S., and subject to U.S. laws and regulations. Further, if you access this site from outside the U.S., you acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local or national laws, rules, or regulations applicable to such use by you.
“Non-personal information” means information that does not permit us or others to specifically identify you as a specific and unique individual, such as by your full name or other similar unique identifying information such as a social security number, member identification number, address, or telephone number that could be associated directly with you. The Company uses “cookies” and other similar technologies to gather non-personal information from our website visitors such as which pages are used and how often they are used and to enable certain features and functionality on this website.
You may disable these cookies and similar items by adjusting your internet browser’s settings on your computer at any time; however, doing so may limit your ability to take advantage of all the features on this website. Keep in mind that cookies are not used to collect any personal information and do not tell us who you are. Some examples of the way we use the non-personal information collected through cookies or similar technology include:
We may also collect other forms of non-personal information such as what internet web browsers are used to read our website and what websites are referring traffic or linking to our website. Aggregate and de-identified data regarding website users is also considered and treated by us as non-personal information.
Because non-personal information does not identify who you are, we do not limit the ways we may use or share your non-personal information. For example, we may share non-personal information at our sole discretion, including with our affiliates, suppliers, employees and agents, other businesses, the government, or other third parties.
“Personal information” means information that specifically identifies you as a specific individual, such as your full name, telephone number, e-mail address, postal address, social security number, member number, or certain account numbers.
This website may include web pages that allow you to provide us with personal information about yourself. You do not have to provide us with personal information if you do not want to; however, such an election may limit your ability to use certain functions or features of this website or request certain services or information.
We may combine personal information that you provide us through this website with other personal information maintained by the Company, including information received from our customers, affiliates, or vendors. For example, if you have purchased a product or service from us, we may combine the personal information you provide through this website with information regarding your receipt of the product or service.
We may use personal information for several purposes such as:
We share and give access to personal information to our employees and agents in the course of operating our businesses. For example, if you sent us an e-mail asking a question, we would provide your e-mail address to one of our employees or agents, along with your question, for that person to reply to your e-mail. We may share personal information with other affiliates or business units within the Company.
We may share or grant access to personal information to other companies that we hire to perform services on our behalf or collaborate with. For example, we may hire an outside company to help us send and manage e-mail, and in that case, we might provide the outside company with your e-mail address and certain other personal information for them to send you an e-mail message on our behalf. Similarly, we may hire outside companies to host or operate some of our websites and related computers and software applications.
However, if we share or give access to personal information to outside companies, we require them to use the personal information only for limited purposes and on our behalf, such as for sending you the e-mail in the example above. If you believe we or any company associated with the Company has misused any of your information please contact us immediately and report such misuse. We may share or transfer custody and ownership of personal information in the event all or a portion of the Company is sold, merged, dissolved, acquired, or in a similar transaction. We may share personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation. We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting website visitors who violate our rules, or engage in behavior that is harmful to other visitors or is illegal.
If you submit information or post to a chat room, bulletin board, or similar “chat” related portion of this website, the information you submit along with your screen name will be visible to all visitors, and such visitors may share with others. Therefore, please be thoughtful in what you write and understand that this information may become public.
We use several physical security (such as locks and alarm systems), electronic security (such as passwords and encryption methods), and procedural security methods (such as rules regarding the handling and use of information), designed to protect the security and integrity of information submitted through this website. Due to the nature of the Internet and online communications, however, we cannot guarantee that any information transmitted online will remain confidential, and we are not liable for the illegal acts of third parties such as criminal hackers.
Most e-mail, including any e-mail functionality on our site, does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. Your e-mail communication may be intercepted, accessed, or viewed inappropriately by another Internet user while in transit to us. If you wish to keep your information completely private, you should not use e-mail to interact or communicate with the Company.
The Company sends electronic newsletters, notifications of account status, and other communications such as information marketing other products or services offered by us, periodically to various individuals and organizations. To opt out of any specific electronic communication you’re receiving, click on the opt-out button associated with the specific communication.