Information We Collect
We collect personally identifying information about you, such as your name, postal address, organization, e-mail address, telephone and credit card number (together "Personal Information"), when you provide it to us voluntarily through various activities on our Site, including but not limited to when you download the U.S. in the World guide (the "Guide"), order a print version of the Guide, sign up to receive U.S. in the World-related developments and updates, provide us with feedback on our Site or on the Guide through our Feedback Form, or participate in one of our surveys.
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
We may collect anonymous information (such as page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods) about visitors to our Site through internet tags and IP addresses for statistical purposes and to improve the Site’s value.
Please be advised that we do not solicit the collection of sensitive information through this Site. Sensitive information includes various categories of information identified by European and other data privacy laws that require special treatment, such as personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions and religious or philosophical beliefs.
How We Use Personal Information
We use your Personal Information for the purpose for which you give it to us (for example, to complete your purchase of a print version of the Guide or to send to you by email, postal address or to contact you by telephone in order to provide you with more information about U.S. in the World-related developments and updates, if you have not opted-out of receiving that information).
This Site is hosted by servers in the United States. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, the Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your Personal Data, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you.
How We Share Your Personal Information
We may share your Personal Information with third-party service providers who fulfill your orders, contact you on our behalf, or facilitate some other aspect of the Site. These service providers have access to your Personal Information solely for the purpose of providing these services on our behalf and they are contractually prohibited from sharing your Personal Information with any other third parties.
We may also disclose and use your Personal Information in special circumstances when it is necessary to enforce this User Agreement or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to disclose your Personal Information to third parties.
Other than the foregoing, we will not share your Personal Information with any third party unless we notify you in advance and offer you a chance to opt-out (except for the collection of sensitive information, in which case, should we seek to collect it, we will ask your explicit consent, which may be in the form of an opt-in request).
Your ability to Choose
When you provide us with your Personal Information, you can let us know that you do not wish to receive any additional information about U.S. in the World-related developments and updates by un-checking the request box on the form you are completing. At any point, you may unsubscribe from receiving this information by following the instructions in the email sent to you after you sign up to receive such information, or by clicking here.
We use industry-standard encryption technologies to store and safeguard your Personal Information from unauthorized access. Only authorized personnel have access to your Personal Information. Despite our best efforts, however, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. Therefore, you provide us with your information at your own risk.
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