Information Voluntarily Provided by You: In general, you can visit much of the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, some areas of the Site may require you to submit information in order for you to benefit from the specified features or to participate in a particular activity. Some of the information that you submit to us may be “Personally Identifiable Information” (as described below). When you access any interactive tool or service on the Site, such as sweepstakes entry, you will be asked to provide Personally Identifiable Information, and any required information will be marked with an asterisk. You may always choose not to provide the requested information, but you then may not be able to participate in the particular activity that requires such information.
We may use third-party advertising companies to collect data and/or serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, visit http://networkadvertising.org/.
Personally Identifiable Information: If you do provide us with your Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number, you agree that we may contact you to provide you with information we believe may be of interest to you. At that time, you will be offered the opportunity to opt out of this service. You may remove your e-mail address from the E-List at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of every E-mail. We will not rent or sell your Personally Identifiable Information or share it with anyone except as otherwise stated below. We share your e-mail address with our e-mail publishing service. We may also disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to respond to a subpoena, court order or other such legal request. We may also provide such Personally Identifiable Information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or as otherwise required by law. Your Personally Identifiable Information may be provided to a party if we file for bankruptcy, or there is a transfer of our assets or ownership in connection with proposed or consummated corporate reorganizations, such as mergers or acquisitions.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: Data that are not personally identifiable, such as answers to surveys, comments, ideas and suggestions that do not include your personally identifying information, are deemed to be non-confidential, and we are free to disclose and use such data, without any obligation whatsoever to you for any purpose and through any means.
"Cookies": Cookies are small bits of data cached in a user’s browser. We may store cookies on your computer to improve the quality of your visit to our Site. In some cases, this information will help us to tailor the content to your interests, or help us to avoid asking for the same information on your return visits to the Site. Refer to your browser’s instructions or “Help” button to learn more about cookies.
Privacy for Children: We are very concerned about protecting the privacy of children. We do not intend to collect any Personally Identifiable Information from children under 13 years old or knowingly distribute such information. Children under 13 are not permitted to use the Site, and we request that children under 13 not submit any Personally Identifiable Information. If a child under 13 has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at 1-800-624-9659 if they want this information deleted from our files.
Security: We take industry standard measures to protect data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
Effective Date: March 27, 2006