Document last modified April 27th 2011.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit many pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself, but sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement only applies to this website and its sub domains. Please read the complete privacy statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering your details in order to join the site, signing up for a newsletter, or when purchasing and/or registering products or services. Personal information collected by this website can include your name, email address, password, country or location, but may also include other information.
This website also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of this website.
This website also collects information about which pages you visit. This site visitation data is identified only by your IP address, and it is never linked with personal information.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
* To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
* To deliver services that you request or purchase.
* To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
* To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services, if you so request.
* To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
We occasionally hire other people to provide limited services on our behalf. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
We will not sell, rent, lease, divulge or pass on your personal information to any third parties whosoever, for any reason whatsoever, except as stated in the following paragraph. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.
This website may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
* conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on this website
* protect and defend the rights or property of this website
* act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of employees, users of this websites products or services, or members of the public
Your information may be stored and processed in any location or country in which this website or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, this website will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
Registering also allows you to tell us how or whether you want us to communicate with you. After registering, you can modify the details we hold on record for you and establish your preferences. There, you can decide what information you want to receive.
We may send out periodic emails informing you of news or technical issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirming you requested a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current.
If you register on this website you will be able to review and edit your personal information by clicking on the link in the email we send you and following the instructions.
When you are editing your personal information, you will be able to:
* View and edit personal information you have already given us
* Tell us whether you want us to send you news and/or updates
* Subscribe, or cancel subscriptions, to newsletters about our services and products
Some services offered on this website may collect information that is not accessible via the link in the email we send you. However, in such cases, you can access your personal information by contacting us as described at the bottom of this statement, or through alternative means of access described by the service.
Security of your Personal Information
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities.
Protection of Children’s Personal Information
This is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
When someone visits this website, a cookie may be placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or read if the customer has visited the site previously.
This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about website usage.
In order to access protected areas of the website your web browser will have to accept temporary (or session) cookies. These remain on your computer for the duration of your visit and are removed when you close your browser. You do not need to choose to have your browser accept permanent cookies from this website.
Enforcement of this Privacy Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact us by email.
Changes to this Statement
We will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last modified” date at the top of this statement. For material changes to this statement, we will notify you by placing prominent notice on the website.
We welcome your comments regarding this privacy statement, please contact us using any of the details on the Contact page.