Information You Provide to Us. We receive and store information that you provide on the Website. It is your choice whether to provide us with such information. You may provide us with personal information such as your first and last name, email address, street address, city and state, zip code, company, password, and user name.
Information Collected Automatically and Its Use. We automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you use the Website in the form of cookies. Cookies are files that are set on your computer through your web browser which enable the Website to recognize you. You may configure your web browser to not accept cookies. If you configure your web browser to not accept cookies, you may not be able to use certain parts of the Website.
Log file information is automatically reported by your web browser each time you view a web page. When you register with or view the website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type and language, number of clicks, domain names of web sites visited, pages viewed, and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, and the date and time.
When you use the Website, we may employ clear gifs (a.k.a. web beacons), which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of users without collecting any personally identifiable information about you. Clear gif, cookies, and log file information are non-personally identifiable information because such information is not collected or used in such a way that an individual User can be identified, for example, by name or email address.
We may use this non-personally identifiable information to improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing your preferences and trends. We use non-personally identifiable information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your current or subsequent visits to the Website; (b) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (c) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and traffic; (d) diagnose or fix technology problems; and (e) provide custom, personalized content and information; and (f) access your information after you sign in. To perform these functions, non-personally identifiable information may be shared with third parties.