Any communication or material you provide to us, whether received online, electronically, otherwise collected by or submitted to us, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes our property and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, market, research, development of prospect lists, project planning, broadcast, posting and marketing, among other things.
Information We Collect
Throughout the Website, you may voluntarily submit information that personally identifies you (the “Personally Identifiable Information”). For example, we may ask you to voluntarily submit Personally Identifiable Information, if you request information regarding our products and services, or request access to certain parts of the Website. Personally Identifiable Information includes, but is not limited to, your (a) name, (b) physical address, (c) phone number, (d) fax number, (e) e-mail address, (f) engine type and value, (g) viewing preferences, and/or (h) product interests and comments. We may maintain At some sections of the Website, only persons who provide us with the requested information will be able to obtain information or otherwise participate in the Website’s activities, services, and offerings. To help us tailor the Website to the needs and interests of our visitors, we may collect various types of information from you that do not identify you personally such as the products you purchase, the services you use, the frequency of such purchase and uses, the type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using (e.g., Windows XP or Mac OS X), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Earthlink), the length of time you spend on the Website, which pages you visited within the Website, which site you visited before coming to ours, and which site you accessed when you left the Website (collectively, “Non-Personally Identifiable Information”). “Collected Information” means Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information collectively.
How We Use the Information We Collect
Collection of Information by Third Party Sites
Unsubscribing and Opting-Out
If you have opted-in to receive status updates regarding our products or Services, you may opt-out, at any time, from receiving any such status update by selecting the appropriate option on the informational page for such product or service located on the Website.
We will maintain procedures consistent with applicable law for you to gain access to your Personally Identifiable Information and, when appropriate, correct, change, or delete any such Personally Identifiable Information.
The Website is not intended for use by children and children under the age of 18 are not authorized to use the Website and should not submit any personal information to us. We do not knowingly market to or solicit information from children under the age of 18.
We reserve the right to transfer any and all information that we collect from visitors, or that we otherwise collect concerning or in connection with the Website, including Collected Information, to a third party in the event of a sale or other transfer of assets or of any portion of our business. In the event we enter a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Collected Information may be among the assets transferred.
Advocate’s Privacy Obligations
Advocates must comply with all applicable privacy and data security laws, including security breach notification laws when operating their business. Advocates must take appropriate steps to safeguard and protect all private information of customers, including, without limitation, credit card and social security numbers, provided by a retail customer, prospective retail customer or other Advocates. Advocates must hold such information in strict confidence. Advocates are responsible for the secure handling and storage of all documents that may contain such private information. Advocates must adopt, implement, and maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security of confidential information and customer data.
Changes to the Policy