Specialty Group LLC, (hereinafter referred to as "ASG") is committed
to ensuring that the privacy of its readers and registered members
is respected and protected. This policy statement sets out how any
personal information you give us for the purposes of registering as
a member is dealt with. We are desirous of disclosing these
procedures in order to show you that we will only use such
information as you disclose in ways that are compatible with this
ASG believes that privacy is important to the success and use of the Internet. This statement sets forth ASG’s Privacy Statement and describes the practices that ASG will follow with respect to the privacy of users of this site. From time to time, we may change this Privacy Statement. For example, as we update and improve our service, new features may require modifications to the Privacy Statement. Accordingly, please check back periodically.
What is personally identifiable information?
"Personally identifiable information" is information about you, such as name, address, e-mail address, user ID, credit card number, and so on.
How is information collected, used, and disclosed?
We do not collect personal information -- including your e-mail address -- unless we first ask you for it. We may request that you voluntarily supply us with information, including your e-mail address and name so that we may send out our monthly newsletters. Whether you provide any information is entirely up to you.
If you have voluntarily provided information, you consented to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Statement. We do not sell or rent personal information collected through this site to anyone. Also, ASG may request general information about you such as city, state, age or other information to provide aggregate statistics about visitors to our sites, such as volume, traffic patterns, and related site information for advertising sales, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information. ASG may also disclose information in special cases when we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect and defend our rights or property; (c) enforce the Web site Terms and Conditions of Use; or (d) act to protect the interests of our users or others.
What are cookies and how are they used?
Some ASG sites, like many other commercial web sites, may utilize a standard technology called "cookies" to collect information about how our site is used. Cookies were designed to help a web site operator determine that a particular user had visited the site previously and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. Cookies are small strings of text that web sites can send to your browser. Cookies cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or obtain your e-mail address. If you are simply browsing an ASG informational site, a cookie may be used to identify your browser as one that has visited the site before.
What are your choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information?
If you have voluntarily provided information, you consented to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Statement. If, in connection with your use of a particular service, we ask to use your data in a way not described in this Privacy Statement and you do not wish to permit that use, you can choose not to use the particular service.
We will only send you a monthly newsletter if you have signed up for it. If at any time you want to unsubscribe send and email with the subject of unsubscribe to (what newsletter) to firstname.lastname@example.org
How can you correct, access, and update your information?
You may update your personally identifiable information at any time by contacting us through email at email@example.com. With the subject of edit personal information.
How do we protect your information?
We exercise great care to protect your personally identifiable information. This includes, among other things, using industry standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection and site monitoring. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. This is especially true for information you transmit to us via e-mail. We have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our servers.
We will review our security arrangements from time to time as we deem appropriate.
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