INFORMATED believes that the responsible use of personal information is critical to the continued success of the Internet. As such, we are committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding your right to privacy while using and interacting with our Web site.
While you can access most areas of our Web site without submitting any personal data, there are certain areas of our site that request specific personal information such as name and e-mail address. Our intent is to allow you as much control as possible over your personal information. Below we explain how INFORMATED collects, stores, and uses your information.
Data Collection Overview
Server Logs: For each visitor to the INFORMATED Web site, our Web server automatically recognizes the visitor's domain name, browser type, operating system, entry page, exit page, and average time on the Web site. This information is used for internal purposes only in helping us improve our Web site and better your overall experience.
When used properly, cookies can improve the utility of a site by being able to securely store and apply personal data that visitors have voluntarily shared with the site.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personal identification information, but they do enable us to store site preferences and form information between visits. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser settings to prevent such acceptance. Doing so, however, may result in disabling the functionality we have in place to better serve your needs.
For more detailed information about cookies, what they are, and why they are used, please visit the following Web site (not affiliated with INFORMATED): http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.
INFORMATED does not use Web bugs or any other type of "hidden detection and tracking" technology or coding in its web pages.
Web bugs, or clear GIFs, are tiny images embedded in a Web page or HTML-enhanced e-mail that transmit information to a remote computer when the page is viewed. Businesses operating on the Internet often use them to track visitor behavior or to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
For more detailed information about web bugs, what they are, and why and how they are used, please visit the PrivacyFoundation Web site (not affiliated with INFORMATED): http://www.law.du.edu/byte/id25_m.htm.
We will periodically use your e-mail information for service, sales, support, and marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive e-mail from us in the future, please contact us.
From time to time, we share your e-mail address with other organizations and companies whose products or services we think you may find interesting. If you would like to be included in our "do not share" list, please contact us.
We will periodically use your telephone information to contact you regarding service, sales, support, and marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive calls from us in the future, please contact us.
From time to time, we share your telephone number with other organizations and companies whose products or services we think you may find interesting. If you would like to be included in our "do not share" list, please contact us.
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We may choose to do so in the future with trustworthy third parties, but you can instruct us how by contacting us.
We may release account information when INFORMATED believes, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with the law, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements or (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of INFORMATED, our visitors, or others.
Other Web Sites & Your Privacy Concerns
Our Web site contains links to other company and organizational Web sites that are not owned or operated by INFORMATED. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. For more information on your privacy rights with regards to these sites, please refer to the privacy policies of each respective site that you visit.