Security and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information
We are committed to maintaining the security of Personally Identifiable Information (defined below) provided by you through this site. We take significant precautions to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. Maintaining a high degree of confidence from you regarding the protection and secure transmission of your Personally Identifiable Information is very important to us. We have implemented a security policy to keep Personally Identifiable Information that is stored in our systems protected from unauthorized access. Our systems are configured with data encryption technologies and firewalls. When you provide Personally Identifiable Information to us through the site your data is protected by 256-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure safe transmission. All of our servers storing Personally Identifiable Information are kept in a secure environment and may be accessed only by a limited number of authorized persons.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
This site may contain links to other sites or resources that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of each site that collects Personally Identifiable Information. This Privacy Statement does not apply to information that you provide to other sites.
Cookies and other Tracking Technology
We may collect certain technical information about your computer (e.g., IP address, operating system and web browser software) for the purpose of assessing the effectiveness of the content and traffic of this site. We may also use “cookies” (i.e., tiny packets of identifying information passed between your browser and a web site) when you visit this site to enhance your ease of use and enable you to make optimal use of this site. We may use third-party software to analyze site traffic and other performance elements which collect aggregate data but not Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, we may use web beacons to assist in managing our online advertising and evaluating the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns. The information we collect and share through this technology is not Personally Identifiable Information.
Improving the Quality of Our Site
Data collected through cookies and other technologies enables us to improve the quality of your visit and ease of use of the site. Information about you and your use of this site may be aggregated with other information collected on this site or other sites or otherwise used in ways that do not personally identify you or constitute Personally Identifiable Information. This type of aggregated or statistical information may be used by us to improve the quality of site, services or products.