COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
Our goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with an efficient and enjoyable user experience. You may at any time choose not to provide us with information, but in doing so you may be unable to take full advantage of all of the Site’s services.
We collect personally identifiable information (e.g., name and email addresses) for user authentication and to send notifications relating to the Site and its service offerings. [We may also log your non-personally-identifiable information (e.g., IP addresses, profile information, aggregated user data, and browser type) to manage the Site, track your usage, and improve our Site offerings and for security and monitoring purposes.
We may send updates, alerts, newsletters, or news regarding the Site to the email address you provided us. You may opt out from receiving such email by changing your “notification” setting in your profile settings on the Site.
The “help” portion of the toolbar on the majority of Web browsers will instruct you on how to block your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. We strongly recommend that you accept cookies from the Site because they enable you to take full advantage of the features of the Site.
SHARING OF INFORMATION RECEIVED
Respecting the privacy of personal information you share with us is an essential part of our business model. We neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone. We will only share your personal information as described below:
We may, at times, choose to buy or sell assets. In these transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred.
We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of Techquity, our employees, our users, or others.
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your personal information may be shared with third parties or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, and you will be able to prevent the sharing of this information by opting out.
ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND SECURITY
The Site allows you to access your account information and correct, revise, or delete any information.
Your account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security and you are responsible for preventing unauthorized access to your account information and your computer. Only employees who require personal information to perform a specific function (for example, a customer service representative or technician) may be granted access to your account information and such employees are regularly apprised of our privacy and security practices.
You agree and acknowledge, however, that we cannot guarantee the security of your account information and that certain factors, such as the unauthorized entry or use of our systems or hardware or software failures, may compromise the security of your information at any time.
TRANSFER TO OTHER COUNTRIES
The Site contains links to third-party Web sites. Since we do not control these third-party sites and are not responsible for any personal information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on such Web sites before providing any of your personal information.
CONDITIONS OF USE