Generally, you can visit the Site without revealing any personal information about yourself. At times, though, we may need information about you. Unless otherwise indicated, the information we request is optional. We may gather certain personal information from you to help us better serve you through providing information about our company, its people, and our products and services, allowing you fill out applications and forms for various purposes, and to respond to inquiries. We only collect personally identifiable information when you choose to reveal it to us.
When you e-mail a question to one of our team members, we receive your e-mail address and any other information you choose to include in your e-mail. If you use other web forms to submit inquiries or sign up for mailing lists or other information, we will collect the information you submit.
The primary purpose of many web forms is to allow you to request information, products, and services from us. We use the information you provide to process your requests and otherwise provide the information and products and services you request, as well as support for those products and services. We may use your PII to send you information about the Company and its products and services including without limitation to provide you with products and services you have expressed interest in, requested, and/or purchased. We further use the information you supply to improve our products and services.
When you visit the Site, we may collect some information automatically. By collecting this information we get a better understanding of your needs and what products and services we can develop to meet those needs. Some of the information we automatically collect is necessary for the proper functioning of the Site, such as cookies as explained below. All the information we gather helps us understand your preferences and how well the Site is functioning so we can continually improve your online experience with us.
We may ourselves, or through our third party service providers, collect information about your computer, such as the browser, operating system, IP address, country and other geolocation data, date and time of visit, whether you are using a mobile device, referring websites, the search engine queries you used to get to the Site, advertisements that you clicked on to reach the Site, the pages of the Site you visit and your activities on the Site such as what images, videos, or other imbedded media you view, as well as the amount of time spent on the pages, and the number of pages visited. Some of this information may be collected using cookies, as further explained below. This information is used for a variety of purposes to improve the Site and its content, including without limitation to gather broad demographic data, identify trends and statistics, help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Site and its content. We may also collect and share information between pages of the Site for the proper functioning of the Site, as well as authentication. We may also use this information to provide you with information regarding our products and services.
The Site may use "cookies" to provide information on your computer. Cookies are pieces of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your device. We may use both session and persistent cookies on our own or through our third party service providers as described below. Cookies may save your preferences while you are at the Site, such as allowing for persistent login on pages that require logging in, and we may use them to provide you with tailored information and tracking as you use the Site. Cookies help us, among other things, to determine which areas of the Site are popular by tracking hits to those areas, which may in turn allow us or our third party providers to provide you with targeted information and services regarding our products and services. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept cookies, to be notified when a cookie is sent, or to reject cookies. The rejection or limitation of cookies by your browser may limit your ability to use the Site.
We may use a variety of third-party services to help provide our products and services, to help us understand the use of our services, provide information regarding the Site and our products and services, and to contact you or process your requests. Third party services providers may include, but are not limited to, Google Analytics and third party social media platforms used such as Linked-In as previously mentioned in this Policy. These third-party service providers may collect, store, use, and share information as further dictated by the privacy policies and disclosures of those third parties.
We may combine information we collect from or about you from various sources including public information we obtain about you, information you or others provided to us in other contexts, and information from our own contact management system to identify you and to provide you with products and services and information.
In addition to the situations described above, we may use and disclose your information in special instances when we have reason to believe disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with our rights or property, other Site visitors, or anyone else. We may disclose visitor information when subpoenaed, for government investigations, and when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it.
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect data, information, transmitted through the Site. We cannot and do not ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services. You transmit information to us at your own risk and should take all necessary precautions regarding the information you transmit, either to the Site or elsewhere on the Internet.
Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. For that reason, the Site does not solicit, collect or maintain personally identifiable information from users we actually know are under age 13. If you are a parent or guardian, please contact us if you believe information regarding a child has been collected by us through the Site. Please do not have those under the age of 13 use the Site or the products or services offered on or through the Site. Instead, please have parents or guardians of those under 13 use this Site on behalf of those children.
If you have additional questions about our use of information, please contact us as follows:
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at (952) 897-1737 or write us at 7701 France Avenue South, Suite 450, Minneapolis, MN 55435-3203.
Effective Date: June 25, 2016.
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