1. The Information We Collect.
In order to use the Portal and to purchase the content available on the Portal, you will need to create an account. To set up an account, you expressly consent to our collection of several types of personally identifiable information (“PII”). We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable, indirect and/or aggregate information as a result of your use of, and interaction with, the Portal (collectively, “Other Information”).
2. Personally Identifiable Information.
When you create your account, we may ask you to provide PII. Such information may include any or all of the following: (i) name; (ii) email address; (iii) mailing address; (iv) telephone number; (v) credit or debit card account information and other financial information; and (vi) other PII as necessary to complete the activity or transaction you are requesting.
You may choose not to provide any PII that we ask for. However, if you choose not to provide the PII that we ask for, it is possible that you may not be able to participate in or complete particular activities or transactions available via the Portal, or utilize the full functionality of the Portal.
3. Other Information.
We may use certain standard web measurement and tracking technologies such as “cookies” or other statistics programs to collect Other Information and track and record how you use the Portal. This data is anonymous and does not personally identify you. Other Information helps us measure the success of the Portal and its features or pages and to improve your online experience. Your browser may have an option that allows you to accept cookies, reject cookies, or receive notification when a cookie is sent, but you should note that rejecting cookies may limit your use of the Portal. In addition, we may utilize web beacons to recognize you when you visit the Portal. We may also use other technologies, currently available or which may become available in the future, to provide us with other important anonymous information regarding the use of our Portal.
4. Our Use of Information Collected.
We use your information for only the following business purposes: (i) to provide the services or products you request; (ii) to respond to inquiries we receive from you or in connection with a transaction you initiate; (iii) to analyze, manage and improve the Portal; (iv) to notify you of special offers and other services and products that we believe may be of interest to you or to send you mailings; (v) to provide you with advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you; and (vi) for any other specific business purpose stated at the time you provide your information.
5. Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties.
We may disclose the information we collect from and about you (including but not limited to PII): (i) when we have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, customers or other users of the Portal, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities, or is appropriate or necessary to enforce the User Agreement, take precautions against liability, investigate and defend against any third-party claims or allegations, and/or protect the security or integrity of the Portal; (ii) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws; (iii) to our business partners for research, analytical and marketing purposes, or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing any request or transaction on your behalf; or (iv) otherwise with your consent. We may sell or buy other businesses or entities and, in such case, we may transfer or assign the information we have collected as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In such transactions, your PII may be included in the transferred business assets. Also, in the event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, we may not be able to control how your PII is treated, transferred, or used and your PII may be included in the transferred assets. We may use your Other Information to identify and develop products and services that may be of interest to you and/or share this information with certain third parties for marketing purposes with respect to special offers, products, services, programs, promotions, surveys, publications, invitations or other opportunities that may be of interest to you. Except as set forth above, we will not share any of your PII with any third party, unless we have received your express permission to do so.
We take precautions and have implemented certain technical measures intended to protect against unauthorized access to, disclosure of, and unlawful interception of PII submitted via the Portal or our website. However, your communications containing PII may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed by third parties and/or our website or Portal may be subject to network attacks or malfunctions. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Once we receive your PII, we take steps that we believe are reasonable to limit access to your PII to only those employees and service providers whom we determine need access to the PII to provide the requested products, services, offers or opportunities that may be of interest to you or that you have ordered. However, even after we receive your PII, we cannot and do not guarantee that your PII will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of our security efforts or as a result of any other event beyond our reasonable control. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that your PII or any other information is completely secure and safe from any risk.
8. Ability to Accept Terms.