What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two typesof information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that iscollected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on anaggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
You will provide us information about yourself, your firm orcompany, and your practices when you register to be a member ofwww.barkerhedges.com, register for certain services, or register for emailnewsletters and alerts. You may also provide additional comments on how you seeThe Barker & Hedges Team servicing your needs and interests.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we mayretain the content of your email messages together with your email address andour responses.
2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes astandard technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and Web server logs to collect information about how ourWeb site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs mayinclude the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Website, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companiesmay also use small technology or pieces of code to determine whichadvertisements and promotions users have seen and how users responded to them.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes ofadministering and expanding our business activities, providing customer serviceand making available other products and services to our customers and prospectivecustomers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notifyyou about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers wethink you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wishto receive these offers by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Are Cookies?
How Do We Use Information We Collect fromCookies?
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We may enter into alliances, partnerships or other businessarrangements with third parties who may be given access to personal informationincluding your name, address, telephone number and email for the purpose ofproviding you information regarding products and services that we think will beof interest to you. In connection with alliances, partnerships or arrangements,we may also provide certain information to third parties if we have determinedthat the information will be used in a responsible manner by a responsiblethird party. For example, some of our partners collect and distribute marketinformation for use on our site, while others power offerings developed by usfor your use. We also use third parties to facilitate our business, including,but not limited to, sending email and processing credit card payments. Inconnection with these offerings and business operations, our partners and otherthird parties may have access to your personal information for use in connectionwith business activities. As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assetsor business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generallyone of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We mayalso transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures,mergers, or any dissolution.
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect tonotify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and specialoffers we think you will find valuable. As our customer, you will be given theopportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by sendingus an email request at email@example.com.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
HowDo We Secure Information Transmissions?
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For thisreason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email.Some of the information you may enter on our Web site may be transmittedsecurely via Secure Sockets Layer SSL, 128 bit encryption services. Pagesutilizing this technology will have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP.Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org you have any questions or concerns.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiableinformation that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing email@example.com.
We may disclose your personal information if required to do soby law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a)conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliatedparties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users ofour site, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protectthe safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our WebSite?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web siteslinked to or from our Web site nor the information or content containedtherein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers toinformation on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web site.