The Nickles Group believes that addressing user concerns about privacy online is critical. To this end, The Nickles Group promises to protect the personal information given to us by visitors to www.nicklesgroup.com and information included on our electronic mail lists. Any information that you give to us will be held with the utmost care, and will not be used in way that you have not consented to. A more detailed explanation about how we care for your personal information follows.
Collection and Use of Information
Voluntary E-Mail Lists:
Visitors to the www.nicklesgroup.com Web site are invited to sign up to receive news about breaking events which may be of interest to them. To do this, visitors are asked to provide their name contact information. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease the personal information on our list to anyone. In addition, we configure our list server software to refuse to divulge the personal information on our list to anyone but us. The information is not, for example, available to other subscribers. Details on how to correct, change or remove subscription information from our e-mail lists are provided in the text of each e-mail distribution to the subscriber.
Browser information collected on the Web site:
As with many Web site operators, The Nickles Group analyzes our Web site logs to constantly improve the value of our Web site to our visitors. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. In our use of this service, we do not gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any Internet users' personally identifiable information.
By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is sent, or to reject all cookies. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/. However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at our sites and on other sites throughout the World Wide Web may not be complete. In addition, if you do not allow cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of personalized content delivery offered by other Internet sites or by us.
Other uses of your personal information:
In addition to using information about you for the specific purposes set out above, from time to time we may also use your personal information to send you news about our organization and promotional materials, provided that you have not opted out of receiving such information as described below.
Disclosure of Information:
Resale or disclosure of information to third parties: The Nickles Group does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information collected on our website or included on our e-mail lists to any third party. When The Nickles Group employs subcontractors that may have access to personal information, they are bound by a confidentiality agreement to ensure that they exercise the same level of care when handling your personal information as we do.
Although most visitors to the masscure.org Web site indicate that they welcome details of our initiatives, educational efforts and other materials, we acknowledge that individuals should have the right to choose. You will be given the right to opt out of receiving our information whenever you are asked to provide personal information on this site. If you do not opt out immediately, but later decide that you do not wish to receive future communications, you can notify us of this as set out below.
We care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children under 13. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our sites to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.
It is possible that due to fraud or deception by others, we may unknowingly receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, once we have verified the information, we will promptly obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information in relation to children under 13, please do so by emailing us at email@example.com.
This policy was last updated on June 22, 2005.