The websites of our affiliates and third party content providers may have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here, and we encourage you to become familiar with them.
When you visit this website(s) some information, such as the site that referred you to us, your IP and e-mail address, and navigational and purchase information, may be collected automatically as part of the site's operation. This information is used to generate user profiles and to personalize the web site to your particular interests. On some occasions we may ask you to provide information on online forms. For example, we may ask for your user name, password, place of birth, full name, telephone number, e-mail address and postal address, or other information to register online, or from time to time we will ask you for your credit card number and further information, for example if you make a purchase, or other personally identifying information to fulfill licensing transactions or to receive products or services. We may also ask you about your age, hobbies, income, gender or other information to participate in surveys or other online activities. Providing information on online forms is always voluntary, and you are free to decline from completing them. If you choose not to provide requested information, however, some products and services may not be available to you.
USE OF INFORMATION
We use the information to help us understand more about how our website(s) is/are used, to improve our site, and to send you information about us and our products which we think may be of interest to you, both electronically or otherwise. When we intend to use personal information, we will tell you up front, this way you are at your liberties to decide whether you want to provide to us your information or not.
The information collected online is stored indefinitely and is used for various purposes, including processing your transactions, customer service, product and service development, direct marketing and marketing analysis, facilitating your use of this web site, and customizing your product selection to your particular interests. In the case of our online publications available through subscription, your personal information may be used to enable us to verify you are a subscriber and to deliver the online publication to you. In addition, you may occasionally receive promotional materials from us, we may notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may be of interest. This information we collect may be shared with our subsidiaries, agents, third party content providers, affiliates, and selected other entities for similar purposes.
If we believe that your use of our website(s) is unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained through the website(s) about you to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct. We also reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, customers, or the public.
By using the website(s), you understand and agree that (A) the information collected from our website(s) may be retained indefinitely, and may be stored, accessed, and used in jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction; (B) we may use this information for a variety of purposes including direct marketing (unless you let us know otherwise); (C) we may disclose this information to affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, third party content providers, and necessary payment processors, whose privacy policies and practices may be different from our website(s), and for which we assumes no responsibility.
We provides you with a secure online environment in which you can safely provide information, purchase services and products, and access information. This website(s) has/have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control. Information provided by you during your visits to our websites is stored securely on servers separate from our websites server. Further more all personal and credit card information is encoded using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology before being sent over the Internet. To protect your data further, your credit card information is always stored in encrypted form in a database that is away from our website(s) database, so it isn't connected to the Internet. Credit card transactions are issued with a digital certificate, ensuring that your data can only be read by our transaction system as long as your browser shows its secure mode symbol (such as a key or closed padlock icon) and while on any page where financial information is to be entered, this icon will change to padlock state, denoting a secure page. We consider that information provided by you to us is sensitive and deserves to be handled with the utmost care.