We believe in protecting your privacy. When we collect personal information from you via this web site, we follow standard privacy principals and comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data obtained from individuals of the European Union. We have made a commitment to cooperate and comply with the European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs), or their authorized representatives.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Individuals may be required to provide “Personal Information” and/or “Sensitive Personal Information” during the use of this web site. “Personal Information” refers to information that is (a) about, or pertains to a specific individual; (b) can be linked to that individual; and (c) is recorded in any form. Examples of Personal Information include, but are not limited to, name, address, email, etc. “Sensitive Personal Information” refers to personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, social security number or other government issued ID, credit card number, or information that concerns an individual’s health.
Demographic and other individual profile information beyond that gathered during enrollment may also be requested via optional surveys or other site promotions. This information may be used to deliver relevant, targeted offers to individuals and is not required to use this web site.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
If this site includes the ability to redeem points for, or purchase merchandise or travel awards, the individual may, as appropriate, receive communications with information about the transaction (such as order or shipment confirmation) or special promotions. An individual phone number may be required in the event that an individual needs to be contacted if there is a problem with an order. Use of Personal Information and/or Sensitive Personal Information by third parties in conjunction with the operation and management of this web site or underlying program is restricted to necessary functions of this web site and underlying program, and is limited to the least amount of information necessary for that third party to perform its function. Examples: An individual’s name and address may need to be shared with a third party shipping company, or a credit card number may be required by a payment processing company.
INFORMATION PROVIDED TO OUR CUSTOMERS
When an individual is enrolled in this site, an individual either completes an enrollment profile, or our customer that is sponsoring the program underlying this site provides the data via a secure file exchange. Information collected from the enrollment profile will be shared with our customers that are sponsoring the program underlying this web site except for coalition loyalty programs for which the following shall apply. Upon enrolling in a coalition loyalty program involving more than one sponsor, an individual shall have the choice to opt-in to receive informative emails about sponsor products and services directly from sponsors. If an individual chooses not to opt-in to receive informative emails, sponsors will not receive that individual’s email address. Subsequent to enrolling, an individual may opt-in to receive sponsor emails through the web site. The individual will need to unsubscribe from communications received directly from sponsors via the relevant message's unsubscribe link.
When an individual logs onto the Internet, the individual will be assigned an IP (Internet Protocol) address by an ISP (Internet Service Provider). Web sites can determine from what IP address an individual is entering the site. The IP address may be used to help diagnose problems with this web site, or for security purposes.
To improve the usefulness of this web site, it may track and analyze non-identifying, aggregate usage and volume statistical information from visitors in order to constantly improve the quality of service and site performance. Information gathered includes items such as: the activity of your browser when you are viewing the site, the site path of your visit, and the time of day you visit the site. Please note that this is not Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Information; only general information regarding activity within the site.
We reserve the rights to share aggregate IP information with our sponsors.
This web site may utilize "cookies" to improve individual experience on our site. Cookies are small pieces of important information that are stored by the individual’s web browser on the individual’s computer hard drive. These cookies are used to enhance web site usability and personalization, and to assist in web site navigation. These cookies contain only information that an individual has supplied to this web site. These cookies do not read other data from an individual’s computer or share information with cookies from other web sites. Cookies may remain on an individual’s computer after the individual’s web browser session has expired to assist an individual when the individual returns to this web site. Ads may occasionally be placed on this web site. These ads may also contain cookies and appear to be coming from this web site, but are in fact, coming from sponsors or other parties who are presenting ads on this web site. You can configure your web browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each web browser is different, so check the "help" menu of your web browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If an individual rejects all cookies, an individual may not be able to use some or all of the features of this web site.
Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and we employ many tools to protect your personally identifiable information against unauthorized access and disclosure. This web site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under its control. When you provide Personal Information and/or Sensitive Personal Information via the Internet, and you access the site using a web browser capable of supporting Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, your information is protected by using both server authentication and data encryption. This site also employs a variety of other mechanisms to ensure that data you provide is not lost, misused, or altered inappropriately. These controls include, but are not limited to, firewalls, passwords, physical access controls, change control procedures, data confidentiality policies, and regular database backups. This web site restricts access to Personal Information and Sensitive Personal Information gathered through the web site to employees who require access to the information for the purposes of administration. These employees are limited in number, and are bound by the web site’s privacy and security policies. We also require that our employees execute comprehensive nondisclosure agreements with us to protect individuals’ confidential information.
REVIEW AND CHANGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
An individual can review and change portions of their personal information via the web site interface or by utilizing their corporate update process, depending on how the original information was received. While reasonable efforts are made to ensure data integrity throughout all systems supporting this web site, some information may have been transferred to other protected databases not directly controlled by this web site. As a result, some corrections or deletions may take longer to process than others, but will occur within a reasonable timeframe.
ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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