INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
When you access or visit this Website, we and our operational service providers and others who host this Website often use technology that can recognize, collect and/or transmit information that is associated with you, but which do not personally identify you. Although the term “cookie” specifically refers to a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes, we will use the term “cookie” to refer generically to any technology that can recognize, collect and/or transmit information about your visits to this Website. This type of information includes such data as the Internet or web domain that referred you, the type of operating system and browser you are using, the date and time of your visit, data relating to activities on this Website (e.g., so-called ‘clickstream’ data) and other technological attributes about your visit to this Website. This information is used to analyze trends, administer this Website, track user movements on this Website, gather aggregate demographic information about visitors so we can continually improve this Website.
Cookies also allow this Website to recognize a users’ computer or access device each time it is used to visit a particular Website and cookies can keep count of how often you return. Cookies can also track how you use this Website, your preferences for features and functions and, for Websites that have registration or similar features, cookies can store information such as your user name and password so you don’t have to re-enter them each time you return to visit. Cookies don’t personally identify you or any particular user or individual.
You can disable or turn the cookie feature off by changing the settings on your Internet browser and you can also change the settings to stop your browser from automatically accepting cookies. Although changing these settings may not affect your ability to browse, it may affect your ability to use certain features and functions of this Website and it may also require you to re-enter certain information each time you visit or attempt to use this Website. You should consult the operating instructions that apply to your browser to determine how to best configure your browser settings for your needs.
SPONSORS, ADVERTISERS AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES
DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES
We also reserve the right to make your Personal Information available:
- When we are compelled by a governmental agency, law, regulation, a court or other legal process;
- If we believe you are or may be a threat to safety, property, interests or rights of us or others;
- In order to investigate, respond to or resolve problems or inquiries or defend our interests;
- In a merger, acquisition, change of control, joint venture or other business combination.
You should also be aware we are public service organization and simply because a website or web page includes our logo, name or otherwise refers to us, does not mean the website or web page is ours or under our control. We work with sponsors, advertisers and government agencies to bring you public service advertising and if you enter, provide or submit Personal Information on or to a co-branded website or web page you may be subject to the terms, conditions and privacy policies of the Third Party sponsor, advertiser, government agency or co-branding organization.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We maintain reasonable standards of security and confidentiality. We also try to limit information access to individuals who need to have such access to perform their responsibilities associated with this Website and the Content on this Website. Any employee found violating our standards of security and confidentiality is subject to our disciplinary processes. We request our operational service providers to follow the same policy. The Internet, however, and communications cannot be guaranteed to be secure and it is possible that others may unlawfully intercept or access information, transmissions or communications to, from or within this Website.
YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING PERSONAL INFORMATION
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
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