Protecting the security and privacy of your Personal Information is important to
us and to the way we conduct our business in compliance with laws on privacy, data
protection and data security. We hope the policy outlined below will help you understand
what information we may collect, how we use and safeguard that information and with
whom we may share it. This policy may change from time to time so please check back
Through our Web site, we will not collect any personally identifiable information
about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address ("Personal
Information")), unless you voluntarily choose to provide it to us (e.g., by registration,
survey). If you do not want your Personal Information collected, please do not submit
it to us. When you do provide us with Personal Information, we usually use it to
respond to your inquiry, process your order or provide you access to specific account
information. Also, to support our customer relationship with you:
- we may store and process Personal Information and share it with our worldwide affiliates
to better understand your business needs and how we can improve our products and
- we (or a third party on our behalf) may use Personal Information to contact you
about an offer in support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to
understand better our customers' needs and profiles.
If you choose not to have your Personal Information used to support our customer
relationship (especially direct-marketing or market-research), we will respect your
choice. We do not now (and do not intend to) sell, rent or otherwise market your
Personal Information to third parties.
Non-Personal Information Collected Automatically
When you access our Web sites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration)
collect information that is not personally identifiable (e.g., type of Internet
browser and computer operating system used; domain name of the Web site from which
you came; number of visits, the date and time of your visit, average time spent,
pages viewed). We may use this information and share it with our affiliates to measure
the use of our Web site and improve its content.
Use of Feedback Utilities
Any information submitted to us through the Feedback or Contact utilities in this
site will be considered non-confidential and we reserve the right to use and reproduce
such information and/or disclose it to other parties without restriction.
"Cookies" - Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer
When you view one of our Web sites, we may store some information on your computer
in the form of a "Cookie" to automatically recognize you the next time you visit.
Cookies can help us in many ways, for example, by allowing us to tailor a Web site
to better match your interests or to save your password so that you do not have
to re-enter it each time. If you choose not to be recognized, please refer to your
Internet browser to erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies
or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored.
We take reasonable precautions to ensure the security of your Personal Information
and protect it from loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation, and unauthorized
access or unauthorized disclosure.
Links to Other Web Sites
Our site contains links to other web sites that are provided as a convenience only.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites,
and you are subject to the privacy and use policies of the new sites you link to
through our site.