We define “personal information” as information that is unique to an individual and might include the following: name, contact information, email addresses and telephone numbers. We will update your information whenever we can to keep it current, accurate and complete.
OUR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
If we do receive your personal information, we will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected, and we will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Forum Works unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide services for us, (3) in order to provide our services to you (and contacting you only when necessary), (4) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements, (5) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Forum Works or the merger of Forum Works into another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization, or like transaction in which Forum Works is not the survivor, (6) it is necessary in connection with other business purposes including, without limitation, client care, service quality, business management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, client purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection, or (7) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law.
If you are a California resident, you may ask us to refrain from sharing your personal information (whether collected online or offline) with third parties for their marketing purposes. Please tell us your preference by contacting us as indicated in the “How to Contact Us” section of this Policy.
Your continued use of our website, or purchase of products or services constitutes your acceptance of this Policy.
DIRECT MARKETING MATERIAL
Subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, we may from time to time share information on offers of goods and services, print material, new products, forthcoming events. Our web site will assume you agree to electronic communications when you request services online. If you do not wish to receive such information, please unsubscribe to our email lists.
USE OF TOOLS, “COOKIES” AND LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
However, if you also receive our email marketing, we will tailor the information we send you unless you to tell us not to. This means we may use information that we hold and cookies to identify your individual web site search behavior and preferences. This will enable us to send you more personalized and relevant communications. You will be given the opportunity on every communication to opt-out of this personalization.
In addition to the information we collect from cookies, we also obtain information which you provide to us online. In some cases, we retain both the cookie information and/or the information you provide to us online – for example, to complete a quote or to keep historical records of your past quotes. In other cases, we only retain the cookie and/or online information you give us if you request us to do so for your use in subsequent sessions.
An Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices used to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our web site, we may view the IP address (which may include the city, domain address and service provider) of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what regions of the world our web site visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our web site.
Certain pages on our web site contain “web beacons” (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party.
To ensure that we carry out your instructions accurately, improve our products, services and for security, we may monitor and/or record: (1) telephone calls; and (2) quotes and activities on our web site. All recordings are and shall remain our sole property.
We have taken all reasonable steps and have in place appropriate security measures to protect your personal information, including keeping your financial information private and safe. If you make purchases on our web site we will ask for credit card information, but we do not store the information after the secure transaction is complete. You acknowledge, however, that no transmission of data over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, despite our best efforts. Thus, while we will use every means possible to ensure the security of information you transmit to us, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third parties.
VISITING OUR WEB SITE FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
If you are visiting our web site or purchasing our products from outside of the United States or otherwise contacting us from outside of the United States, please be aware that your personal information may be transferred to, stored or processed in the United States, where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, but please be assured that we take steps to protect your privacy. By using our services or purchasing our products, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Policy.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may change this Policy at any time and from time to time. Any changes to this Policy will be either posted on our web site, brochure and/or made available on request. The most recent version of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy. This Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
For your convenience, we may provide links to other web sites and web pages that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any web sites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these web sites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.