Privacy Policy

Who might get information about me from you?
We will not share your Nonpublic Personal Information with other companies for their marketing purposes without your consent. There is no need to “opt out” or tell us not to do this. We will share information about you only as permitted by law.  Disclosures include prevent fraud, perform research or comply with the law. Recipients include, for example, service providers, law enforcement, courts and government agencies. These parties may disclose the information to others as permitted by law. We restrict access to your Nonpublic Personal Information. The use of the information is limited by law, our code of conduct, and written agreements where appropriate.
Is there additional information for Website visitors?
We use Web Site Information, information that does not identify you, to analyze use of our Websites. We may advertise on other companies Web sites. Some of these sites may use cookies and Web beacons when you click on or move your cursor over our ads. This technology will transmit non-personally identifiable information about you to us or our service providers. We use the information to analyze our marketing efforts. We may use advertising companies to display our ads on Websites. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information about your visits to Web sites, together with non-personally identifiable information about your purchases and interests from other online and offline sources, to provide ads about goods and services of interest to you. In addition, we may share Web site usage information with these companies to manage and target ads and for market research. Third-party vendors may serve ads on our site. These ad companies may note some of the pages you visit on our site through Web beacons. While serving ads to this site, our ad companies may place or recognize unique cookies on your computer. You can choose to have your browser warn you each time a cookie is delivered to it, or you can choose to reject all cookies delivered through your browser. You do this by changing the settings on your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Netscape, Mozilla Firefox, etc.). Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s “Help” menu to learn how to modify its settings to reflect your cookie preferences. However, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not have access to some features that make your Web experience smoother, and some of our pages may not function properly.

What about links to other Web sites?
Our Web site contains links to other sites that are not ours. These links are solely for your convenience. We make no warranties or representations about other Web sites. We recommend that you read the privacy and security policies of these sites.

What does the technical jargon mean?
Cookie:  A small text file saved in your computer when you access certain Web pages. Cookies identify you to the Web site that gave you the cookie.
Digital certificate:  A small file that can be transferred to your computer and used for authentication. Once installed, it can be automatically used as needed.
Internet protocol (IP) address:  A string of numbers that are translated into a domain name.
Operating system:  The program responsible for overseeing the basic hardware resources of a computer. UNIX, DOS, Windows, and Macintosh System 7 are examples of operating systems.
Session ID:  The code used to keep track of a person as they interact with a server.
Site certificate:  This is the same as a digital certificate, but it is used on the server rather than at the browser.
Web beacon: Also called a Web bug, pixel tag or clear GIF, a Web beacon is a clear graphic image placed in Web pages. Web beacons are used in conjunction with cookies monitor user activity on a Website.