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1. Personal Information We Collect?
Information You Give Us. We store any information you enter. For example, when you sign up for a virtual seminar or ask a question through the "Contact Us" page or when you supply information such as your address, phone number or Email Address. If you choose not to provide certain information, you might not be able to get a reply of take advantage of some of our function of the website. We use the information that you provide for purposes such as responding to your requests, customizing future offerings for you or the website, improving our website, and communicating information to you. In addition we may share your information with other companies who provide goods or services that you may reasonably be interested in. Please refer to the "opt-in/opt-out" paragraph in Section 4 below.
Cookies. Like many websites, we may use "cookies". Cookies are small programs/code that we transfer to your computers hard drive that allow us to recognize you and to provide you with a customized experience. If you do not want to allow cookies, you can disable them by going to the toolbar or options section of your web browser, and clicking on the "help" button. Follow the instructions that will disable cookies, or set the web browser to inform you when you receive a new cookie. In addition, you may visit this and other websites anonymously through the use of utilities provided by other private companies.
Other Information: Every computer has an IP (Internet Protocol) address. IP addresses of computers used to visit this site are tracked and logged. In addition, we automatically collect other information such as email addresses, browser types, operating systems, and the URL addresses of sites clicked to and from this site.
2. How Do We Use Your Information?
Customized Experience. We use your information to better serve you by providing a customized experience. As noted above, you may "opt-out" of this customization, or even visit anonymously.
Agents. We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include processing forms and e-mail. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Special Offers. We may send you special offers from time to time, unless you choose to "opt-out" of receiving such offers. In addition, we may also send you special offers from other companies. Again, you may "opt-out". If we send you offers from other businesses, we do not share your personal information with them. The offers come directly through us. Please see the "opt-in/opt-out" selection at the end of this policy.
Business Transfers. As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the unlikely event that we are acquired, customer information will be one of the transferred assets.
Law Enforcement. If we receive a lawful court order to release account or other personal information then we will comply with the law. We will also release information when necessary to protect the life, safety or property of others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
3. How Do We Protect the Security of Your Information?
We use a firewall to protect against unlawful intrusion.
We limit access to your information on a "need to know" basis.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
No system can guarantee absolute security, just as the finest lock can not guarantee physical security. However, we take every reasonable precaution to assure that your data is secure.
4. Your Choice: Opt-in or Opt-out.
It is your choice whether to receive emails or special offers from us or others. The following section provides you with this choice. Please note the default settings.
Please send me email or other mail informing me of special offers of your or other companies products or services.
We do not offer services to children. If you are under 18, you may use this site only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
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