Collection of Your Personal Information
You can use the Corporation's Web site without divulging any personally identifiable information, including your e-mail address. This Web site does not collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number, except when you specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis, such as when registering at the Corporation's Web site, or requesting material from it. When possible, the Corporation also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the Corporation. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by the Corporation for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding how the Corporation's Web site is used. The Corporation uses such identifiable information collected to continually improve the content of its Web site and to offer its visitors products and services that best meet their preferences, needs, or desires. In so using this information, the Corporation is able to refine their Web site and enhance the benefits it offers.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Corporation's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by other users outside the control of the Corporation. Please be advised that the Corporation cannot interfere with or otherwise limit the use of such personal information when provided on public forums.
The Corporation encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites to which you choose to link from the Corporation's so you can understand how those Web sites collect, use, and share your information. The Corporation is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside the Corporation's and the Corporation's’ family of Web sites.
Use of Your Personal Information
The Corporation collects and uses your personal information to operate the Corporation's Web site and deliver the services you have requested. The Corporation also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Corporation and its affiliates. The Corporation may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The Corporation does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.
The Corporation keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within the Corporation's in order to determine which of the Corporation's services are most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Corporation to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area and for no other purpose.
Please be advised that the Corporation's Web sites will only disclose your personal information without notice if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Corporation's or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Corporation's; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Corporation's or the public.
Security of Your Personal Information
The Corporation makes every effort to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Corporation protects the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to This Statement
The Corporation will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Corporation encourages you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how the Corporation is protecting your right to privacy and your information.
The Corporation welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Corporation has not adhered to this statement, please write to the Corporation at 1730 Whitehead Road, Gwynn Oak, MD, USA. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.