If you participate in certain activities or programs like entering a contest or participating in a survey, the collection and use of your personal information through those programs may be governed by other specific terms for such programs as posted on applicable portions of the website or other applicable websites. Some programs may be operated by our third party vendors on our behalf and governed by privacy policies of those third party vendors as described in those programs.
Non-personal Information and Cookies
“Non-personal information” means information that does not permit us to specifically identify you by your full name or similar unique identifying information such as an address or telephone number. Like many other websites, this website uses “cookie” technology and similar technology 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 on this website.
You may disable these cookies and similar items by adjusting your browser preferences on your computer at any time; however, this 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.
We may also collect other forms of non-personal information such as what 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 non-personal information. We do not limit the ways we may use or share non-personal information.
Personal Information provided by you
“Personal information” means information that specifically identifies you as an individual, such as your full name, telephone number, e-mail address, postal address, or certain account numbers. This website may include web pages or registration forms that give you the opportunity 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, that may limit your ability to use certain functions of this website or to request certain services or information.
We may combine personal information that you provide us through this website with other personal information held by the Company, including with affiliates or our vendors. For example, if you have purchased a product or service from us, we may combine personal information you provide through this website with information regarding your receipt of the product or service and information we receive from affiliated entities and other sources.
We may use personal information for a number of purposes such as:
• To respond to an e-mail or particular request from you.
• To personalize the website for you.
• To provide you with information that we believe may be useful to you, such as information about products or services provided by us or other businesses.
• To comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal process.
• To keep a record of our transactions and communications.
• As otherwise necessary or useful for us to conduct our business, so long as such use is permitted by law.
You understand and specifically agree that we may use personal information to contact you through any contact information you provide through this website, including any email address, telephone number, cell phone number, text message number, or fax number.
Sharing of Personal Information
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, in order for that person to reply to your e-mail. We may also share personal information with other affiliates or business units within the Company.
We also share and give access to personal information to affiliates and other companies that collaborate with us or perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire outside companies to help us send and manage e-mail, manage survey programs, or host or operate our website or mobile applications. We may hire or collaborate with outside companies to conduct campaigns and promotions. In such cases, we may share your personal information with them so that we or such companies can send you promotional communications about products or services.
If we share or give access to personal information to outside companies we require them to use the personal information for the limited purposes for which we shared the information. 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 personal information if all or part 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 a posting 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.
Reviewing My Information
Portions of this website may permit you to create and view a personal profile and related personal information. If this function is available, we will include a link on the website with a heading such as “My Profile” or similar words.
Website and Information Security
We use appropriate physical, electronic and procedural methods 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 absolutely confidential, and we are not liable for the illegal acts of third parties such as criminal hackers.
Our Online Communication Practices
Most e-mail, including any e-mail functionality on our site, does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your e-mail communication may be 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. We may send e-mail communications to you regarding new products or services or other topics. Slices may send electronic newsletters, notifications of account status, and other communications such as information marketing other products or services offered by us, on a periodic basis.