Some functions and services offered through our Site require you provide certain personally identifiable information ("PII"). We may collect PII if you provide it including email address, name, postal address, or telephone number. We may also collect other information about you we associate with your PII such as your interests, preferences and demographics.
We may share your PII for the following purposes and under the following circumstances.
We may use your personally identifiable information and other information we collect about you for purposes described in this policy or disclosed to you on our Site or in connection with our mission. We may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries. For example, we may use your information to:
If you do not wish to receive promotional and newsletter emails from us, you may click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email.
If you opt-out of promotional or newsletter emails from us, we may continue to send you certain communications such as service announcements and administrative messages that relate to us and our Site that are necessary to our relationship with you.
Please be aware when you connect and share your actions, comments, content and information, for example, through discussion board postings on our Site, those actions are not private. Others may capture personal information you post, including your email address, and may use the data to identify or contact you, including to send you emails. We cannot control such actions by others. Please be mindful of your own privacy needs as you choose who to connect with and what to share and make public. If you share information about others, please be sure to respect their privacy and get consent for any information you may share about them.
You may opt-out of certain interest-based advertising by visiting http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/. Please note that this will only allow you to opt-out of tailored advertisements delivered by members of NAI. We are not associated with or responsible for the management and processing of these requests.
Notwithstanding any other provision, we may work with a third-party partner who may collect information from you, such as your IP address and information about your browser or operating system, and may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising to you. The cookies placed by our third-party partners contain no personally identifiable information; they may contain demographic or other interest-based data in a de-identified form. The information in these cookies may be linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us, such as your name, postal address or email, which we may share in hashed or encrypted form. To opt-out of these data provider cookies, please go to http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
We may use information collected using third party cookies and Web beacons on our Site and in our emails to deliver advertising displayed to you on third party sites. We also may use cookie information to know when you return to our Site after visiting these third-party sites. We use this information and other information about you to try to understand your interests and show you relevant advertising about products and services you may be interested in.
We, related web hosting providers, advertisers, ad serving and tracking companies sometimes utilize "cookie" technology on our Site. Cookies are bits of data stored on your hard drive that contain no personally identifying information, but which help enhance your web-browsing experience. Not all web browsers accept cookies, and those that do usually provide a preference or setting that allows you to refuse and remove most types of browser cookies. If your browser does not accept cookies, you may still enjoy our Site.
We may also use local shared objects, also known as flash cookies, to store your preferences such as volume control for videos, or display content based upon what you view on our Site to personalize your visit. Third party partners provide certain features on our Site and may display advertising based upon your web browsing activity, using flash cookies to help track and store information about you. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser usually will not remove flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for certain flash cookies, please visit: https://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html.
We, or a third party, may collect information using web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on websites or in our emails. We and these third parties use web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon.
Server logs capture certain non-personally identifying data, such as the time and date of a web visit, the browser and operating system being used, and the web URL a user linked from. This information is used in aggregate form to help us plan system enhancements when necessary and to provide content that is compatible with our visitors' web-browsing systems. We also collect information about keyword searches performed by visitors on our Site. We may keep logs of all words searched to help us learn what kinds of information our Site visitors are seeking, and to improve our service to visitors.
Please note that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit via our Site.
If you need to contact us about the services provided or to request that you be opted out of any further communications, you may do so at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" button located at the bottom of received email communications, replying "Stop" in response to any text message, if applicable, emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or completing an opt-out form located at https://preparedtoprotect.net/unsubscribe.php.