How We Collect Your Personal Information
We may collect information from you when you use the Site. The information we collect from you may include but is not limited to: (1) information you provide to us directly; (2) information we collect automatically during your use of the Site; and (3) other information, such as information about the device used to access the Site, your geographic location, and information acquired from social networking services or other third-party integrations.
The information we collect can be used alone or combined with other information to identify you as an individual (“personal information”). Examples of personal information include but are not limited to: your name, your mailing address, your email address, or your date of birth. Please be aware that this policy may still apply even if you elect to use private browsing features within your browser.
Information You Provide to Us
Registration or Account Data
We may collect information from you if/when you register with our Site in order to use various features. Such information could include:
(b) Date of birth
(c) Mailing address
(e) Password (where applicable)
(f) Phone number
As you use the Site, we may collect other data that you provide voluntarily (such as comments that you post). We may also collect information about you through other methods, including voluntary survey submissions, social media platforms, verification services, data services, as well as public sources. We may combine this data with your registration data in order to maintain a more thorough profile.
We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, or enter a promotion. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and also from time to time to send you emails regarding the Site or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
You may opt out of such email communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of each email. Your email address may also be shared with the technology provider we use in connection with the purposes for which you provided it, and that technology provider may also contact you from time to time should account or security issues arise.
Information Acquired through Automated Data Collection Technologies
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Additionally, as you navigate through and interact with our Site, we, third-party Data Processors, and advertisers may use automatic data collection technologies to collect:
(a) Information about visits to our Site, including traffic patterns, geographic information, and other data logs.
(b) Data about your computer and internet connection (including information about your browser, operating system (OS), or IP address).
(c) Data about your interactions with email messages, such as when you click on a link or whether the messages are opened or forwarded.
(d) Demographic information that may contain personally identifiable information.
We may aggregate automatically collected data with personal information we collect in other ways (such as data collected during an email opt-in) to further enhance your user experience.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include but are not limited to: (1) cookies, (2) flash cookies (3) web beacons, and (4) Google Analytics.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
(a) authentication – to identify you when you visit and navigate our website;
(b) status – to help us to determine if you are logged into our website;
(c) personalization – to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you;
(d) security – to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;
(e) advertising – to display advertisements that will be relevant to you; and
(f) analysis – to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. Please consult your