We respect the privacy of our visitors and all those who come in contact with us. We therefore try to collect only such personal information as is needed to provide the information, service, or assistance that you request. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
Information We Collect Automatically
If you visit our Web sites to browse, read, or download information, your Web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as:
· Internet domain through which you access the Internet (e.g., yourServiceProvider.com)
· Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
· Type of browser software and operating system you are using;
· Date and time you access our site;
· Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.
We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make our site more accessible and useful. We will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.
Other Information We Collect
If you request information, services, or assistance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If, when you provide us with such information, you specify that you do not want us to disclose the information to third parties, we will honor your request. Note, however, that if you do not provide such information, it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to or fulfill your request.
If your communication relates to a law enforcement matter, we may disclose the information to law enforcement agencies that we deem appropriate.
How Long We Keep Information
We may keep information that we collect for an unlimited period of time.
Please note that electronic communication, particularly e-mail, is not necessarily secure against interception. Please do not send sensitive data (e.g., Social Security, bank account, or credit card numbers) by e-mail or Web form.
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