we know how important personal privacy is to you. Because of our interest in protecting your privacy, our company has adopted the following privacy principles, continuing our commitment to you, our valued customer:
Recognition of Your Expectation of Privacy. We recognize that you expect privacy and security for your personal and financial affairs. We understand the need to safeguard sensitive information about you that you have entrusted to us within our company. We maintain standards and procedures designed to prevent misuse of this information.
Our Collection, Retention, and Use of Information about You. We collect, retain, and use information about you only where we reasonably believe that it will help administer our business or provide products, services, and other opportunities to you. We collect and retain information about you only for specific business purposes - and we will tell you why we are collecting and retaining it upon your request. We use information to protect and administer your records and accounts; to comply with certain laws and regulations; and to help us design or improve our products and services.
Our Maintenance of Accurate Information. We have procedures to help assure that your information is accurate, current, and complete in accordance with commercial standards. We also have procedures to respond to your requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.
Limiting Employee Access to Information. We have procedures that limit employee access to personally identifiable information to those employees with a business reason to know such information about you. We educate our employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy through standard operating procedures, and our policies on ethics. download ultrasurf We take appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce employee privacy responsibilities.
Security Procedures to Protect Information. We maintain security standards and procedures to help prevent unauthorized access to confidential information about you. We update and test our technology to improve the protection of our information about you and to assure the integrity of our information.
Restrictions on Disclosing Information to Parties Outside Our Company. We do not reveal specific information about your accounts or other personally identifiable data to any third parties unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) the information is provided to help complete a transaction initiated by you; (3) the information is provided to a reputable credit bureau or similar information reporting agency; or (4) the disclosure otherwise is lawfully permitted or required. We do not provide account or personal information to other companies for the purpose of independent telemarketing or direct mail marketing of any products or services of those companies.
Maintaining Your Privacy in Business Relationships with Third Parties. Sometimes it is necessary to provide personally identifiable information about you to a third party such as to a vendor or service company that we hire to prepare your account statements or to provide support or services for one or more of our products. These vendors and service companies agree to safeguard our confidential information about you and your account with us and must abide by applicable law.
Disclosing Our Privacy Commitment to You. It is important that you understand our commitment to personal privacy and our use of information. These Privacy Principles and the Use of Information Principles are prepared especially to assure you of our commitment to this important subject. These materials will answer most of the important questions that you may have about how we gather, protect, and use information.