Privacy Policy

Website PRIVACY POLICY

© 2013 West Tennessee HBA. All Rights Reserved

 

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY (“POLICY”). BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW AND YOU CONSENT TO OUR COLLECTION, USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS POLICY. THIS POLICY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, AND ANY CHANGES WILL BE INCORPORATED INTO THIS POLICY CONDITIONS POSTED TO THIS WEBSITE FROM TIME TO TIME. You acknowledge that this Privacy Policy is part of our Website Terms of Use, and by accessing or using our WEBSITE you agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS POLICY, DO NOT ACCESS OUR WEBSITE.

 

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the West Tennessee HBA. (West Tennessee HBA) site and various related services (together referred to as the “Website”). West Tennessee HBA, the owner and provider of the Website, and any association or affiliate connected with this Website (collectively referred to as “West Tennessee HBA”, “us” or “we”), are committed to protecting your privacy online. Please read the information below to learn the following regarding your use of this Website. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to posting the revised Policy on this page. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this site and this Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of our Website after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Policy.

 

1. Information that we collect from you:

Our primary goal in collecting information from you is to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience while using our Website. In order to better provide you with our numerous services, we collect both “Personally Identifiable Information” and “Non-Personally Identifiable Information”. Personally Identifiable Information refers to information that lets us know the specifics of who you are. When you engage in certain activities on our Website, such as purchasing any services that we offer, we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself. While it is completely optional for you to engage in these activities, if you elect to engage in these activities, we may ask that you provide us Personally Identifiable Information. When purchasing services on our Website, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity. Non-Personally Identifiable Information refers to information that does not by itself identify a specific individual.

 

2. Where we collect Personally Identifiable Information from and how we use it:

We do not collect any Personally Identifiable Information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you send e-mail messages, submit forms or transmit other information, or if you submit your credit card or other payment information when ordering services on our Website. We, and any association or affiliate associated with this Website, We will primarily use your Personally Identifiable Information to provide our services to you. We also will use Personally Identifiable Information to enhance the operation of our Website, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyze site use, improve our service offerings, and customize our Website’s content, layout, and services. We may use Personally Identifiable Information to deliver information to you and to contact you regarding administrative notices. We also may use Personally Identifiable Information to resolve disputes, address problems on our Website, and enforce our agreements with you, including our Website’s Terms of Use and this Private Policy.

 

3. Sharing your information:

We do not sell, trade, or rent your Personally Identifiable Information to others. We do provide some of our services through arrangements with affiliates, services providers, partners and other third parties, as is explained more fully in our Website’s Terms of Use. We and such third parties use your Personally Identifiable Information to operate our sites and to deliver their services. For example, in the event you use a credit card while purchasing services on our Website, your credit card information must be released to the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for services purchased on our Website and provide order information to third parties that help us provide customer service. However, the use of your Personally Identifiable Information by such third parties is governed by the privacy policies of those third parties, and is not subject to our control.

 

We also will disclose Personally Identifiable Information upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. We fully cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful.

 

4. Security precautions to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of your information:

The importance of security for all Personally Identifiable Information provided by our visitors is of utmost concern to us. At our Website you can be assured that your Personally Identifiable Information is secure, consistent with current industry standards. Non-Personally Identifiable Information that you provide us also resides on a secure server and is secure.

 

In order to efficiently serve you, any credit card transactions for any services purchased on our Website are handled by established third party banking, processing agents and distribution institutions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize your credit card or other payment information and to process and ship your order.

 

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

 

5. Our use of “cookies”:

We use “cookies” and other technologies to receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our Website. A “cookie” is a small data text file, which our Website stores on your computer’s hard drive (if your Web browser permits) that can later be retrieved to identify you to us. When you visit our Website, we will store cookies on your computer in order to facilitate and customize your use of our Website. The cookies make your use of our Website easier, make the Website run more smoothly, and help us to maintain a secure site.

 

We utilize cookies for our system to recognize your browser. The address and customer information is saved to your hard drive by the West Tennessee HBA web server. This information can only be accessed by the West Tennessee HBA web server. Internet users and other companies cannot access this information. For security reasons, in the event you use a credit card for any services while accessing our Website, your credit card number is not saved. You must type the credit cared number each time you make a purchase.

 

We also utilize cookies to collect information about how our Website is used, to gather information about the visitors to our Website, and to enhance and design our Website to make it easier, faster and friendlier to use. Additionally, cookies help West Tennessee HBA know information about how many people visit our Website, when they visit and how they use this Website. Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, the site pages viewed, time spent at our Website, and the sites visited just before and just after our Website. Information is collected on an aggregate basis without any association to your personal information so that you remain anonymous. We do not connect any of this information to your personal information or email address. This information is treated confidentially and will not be shared with anyone outside of West Tennessee HBA.

 

You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our Website may not work properly in that case. If you do not wish to transmit cookie information about yourself, the “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

 

6. Privacy policies and data collection at third party sites accessible from our Website:

Except as otherwise discussed in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. Other sites accessible through our Website have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each site’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. Additionally, other companies which place advertising on our Website may collect information about you when you view or click on their advertising through the use of cookies. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these advertisers directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

 

7. What else should you know about your privacy online?

You must be at least 18 years old to have our permission to use this site, and we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personally Identifiable Information about visitors that are under 18 years of age.

 

8. Questions about this Privacy Policy:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at:

 

West Tennessee HBA

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