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Privacy Policy

Last Updated 1/25/2014

We recognize that privacy is an important issue, so we design and operate our services with the protection of your privacy in mind. This Privacy Policy outlines our policies and procedures we utilize to safeguard your personal information.

Data collection

Some of our services and/or information requests require you to register for an account and/or provide personal information. So that we may provide you with services or fulfill the information you requested we may request your email, name, and telephone number. We will never sell, rent or share your personal information, including your e-mail address, with any third parties for marketing purposes without your express permission.

Cookies

Upon your first visit to our site, a cookie may be sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We sometimes use cookies to improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us. We do this by storing user preferences in cookies and by tracking user trends and patterns of how people search. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features or services of our website may not function properly without cookies.

Information sharing

We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals, unless we have your consent. We may share such information in any of the following limited circumstances:

-We have your consent.

-We provide such information to trusted businesses or persons for the sole purpose of processing personally identifying information on our behalf. When this is done, it is subject to agreements that oblige those parties to process such information only on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

-When we may be required by law to disclose your personal information to protect our legal rights. We may disclose certain information to credit bureaus and similar organizations, and otherwise when permitted by law. For example, this may include:

  • A disclosure in connection with a subpoena or similar legal process;
  • A fraud investigation;
  • Recording of deeds of trust and mortgages in public records;
  • An audit or examination.

If you were referred to us from an affiliate, we may periodically share this information with the referring affiliate.

If you have an account, we may share the information submitted under your account among all of our services in order to provide you with a seamless experience and to improve the quality of our services. We will not disclose your account information to other people or non-affiliated companies, except in the limited circumstances described in this Privacy Policy or with your consent.

We may store and process personal information collected on our site in the United States or any other country in which we or our agents maintain facilities. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information among these facilities, including those located outside your country.

In the event of a transfer of ownership of our firm, such as acquisition by or merger with another company, we will provide notice before any personally identifying information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

We may share aggregated information with others.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Private Information Security

We are committed to preventing others from authorizing access to your customer information, and we maintain procedures and technology designed for this purpose. We take several steps to protect the customer information we have about you, including the following:

  • We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information;
  • We restrict access to information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide you with the best possible products and services;
  • We require outside companies and independent contractors to whom we provide customer information for marketing, servicing or processing purposes to enter into a confidentiality agreement that restricts the use of such information to be used for specific purposes as intended, and prohibits the independent use of such information;
  • We update and test our technology on a regular basis in order to improve the protection of customer information;
  • We have internal procedures that limit access to customer information to only those members who are considered “authorized” personnel.
  • For your safety and protection, your credit card information is not stored on our servers. Our payment gateway provider, Infusionsoft, keeps this information encrypted and secure on your behalf.

 

Email Usage

The email address you provide for order processing or for information requests, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to periodic company news, updates, and/or related product or service information, etc.

If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, promotions, etc. However, you may opt-out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of your emails.

To Learn More

If you have any questions about your personal or account information or about our privacy policies and practices, please feel free to contact us at (310) 846- 5000.