We have a general policy of not sharing information with 3rd parties unless specifically requested by the user for purposes of referral, etc and we do not make exceptions except when required by law. A more detailed description is below. We hope this answers your questions and alleviates your concerns.
Information that is Gathered from Visitors
In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.
Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website.
Where registration is required, the visitor’s email and a user name will be stored on the server.
How the Information is Used
The information is used to enhance the visitor’s experience when using the website to display personalized content as well as internal newsletters, etc.
E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented, leased or otherwise forwarded to 3rd parties unless SPECIFICALLY requested by the user in cases of requested referrals, etc. All communication is strictly confidential and we will not release your information without your permission for any reason except where required by law.
E-mail may be sent to inform you of news of our services or offers by us or our affiliates. Any such emails will be infrequent and an effort will be made to keep the focus of the emails on useful information over solicitation of products and services. If we do not feel a piece of information is useful to our users, we do not send it. All such emails will include simple instructions for removal from our notification lists. Please let us know if you feel one of our emails does not meet up to this expectation, or if you feel compelled, please offer suggestions on how our emails could be more useful, we are very interested in your feedback.
If you have subscribed to one of our services, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mail that you receive.
You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings but this may prevent you from access to certain features of the website.
Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also they may be used to track your return visits to the website.