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INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
We may ask you to provide us with personally identifiable information about yourself at various times and at various places on this Web site, such as when you register for newsletters, download full issues of West Shore Connect, or choose to participate in a contest, sweepstakes, survey or other feature on the Web site. Personally identifiable information is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally (such as your full name, address, or e-mail address). In addition, as part of our current and planned services, we may, at any time, include features to this Web site that require you to register or otherwise provide PII. If you wish to unsubscribe from this Web sites e-mail newsletter or to change your preferences, follow the instructions to unsubscribe to the e-blast.
Registration for West Shore Connect Services provided by Orison Publishers, Inc. may require that you supply certain personal information, including a unique e-mail address and demographic information (ZIP code, age, sex, household income, job industry and job title) to register.
Billing and Credit Card Information
To enable payment on events produced by Orison Publishers, Inc. / West Shore Connect we use a third party registration to collect and store name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card information and other billing information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction. Examples of this include fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments.
Special Events and Promotions
Information collected from readers / attendees who may attend West Shore Connect events owned by Orison Publishers, Inc. and promotions from sign-in, registration lists and business cards will be used for communication through e-newsletters. Unless we indicate otherwise at the time we collect the information.
Contests, Sweepstakes and Special Offers
West Shore Connect collects personal information from you in connection with optional contests or special offers. If this information is also being collected by a third party other than West Shore Connect, we will notify you at the same time. If you do not want any personal information shared, you may always decline to participate in the contest or special offer.
Reader Surveys and Market Research
West Shore Connect may collect personal information from you in connection with voluntary surveys. The information you provide in response to optional survey questions may be shared, but only in the aggregate unless we notify you otherwise at the time of collection
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
When you visit this Web site, our servers automatically collect certain Web site usage information. Web site usage information is non-identifying information that describes how our visitors use and navigate this Web site, and it includes the number and frequency of visitors to each Web page and the length of their stays. We also collect the information automatically sent to us by your browser, such as browser type, referrer data that identifies the Web page visited prior and subsequent to visiting this Web site, and IP address. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet, which Web servers use to identify where to send the information your computer requests. We may use IP addresses for a number of purposes, such as system administration, to report aggregate information to our business partners or to audit the use of this Web site. We also may determine the technology available through your browser in order to serve you the most appropriate version of a Web page. We may disclose non-identifying user information, such as aggregated statistics, to third parties for a variety of purposes, including describing our services, marketing and providing a better user experience on this Web site.
We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access West Shore Connect Services, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.
OUR USE AND DISCLOSURE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION AND YOUR CHOICES
Use by this Web site
This Web site may use your PII to provide you with requested goods, services or content, to contact you in connection with a sweepstakes or promotion, or for other purposes disclosed when you provide your PII. In addition, this Web site may send you special offers via e-mail if you do not opt-out from receiving such information when you register with this Web site. If you wish to unsubscribe from this Web sites e-mail newsletter or to change your preferences, follow the instructions to unsubscribe to the e-blast. West Shore Connect will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address for commercial purposes.
We may use information collected about our users to provide customized content, advertising, products and services, or to improve the content and navigation of this Web site, or for other internal purposes.
We store the information we collect from you on limited access servers, and we take steps to maintain the security of our servers and to protect your PII from unauthorized disclosure. However, even reasonable security measures do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit via the Internet, including to West Shore Connect.
Consent to Transfer
This Web site is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using this Web site, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
Compliance with Legal Process
We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of West Shore Connect Services; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).
Changes to This Policy
Acceptance of Terms