When you browse LocateAMERICA.com’s publicly accessible web site, you do so anonymously. LocateAMERICA.com collects personally identifiable information from you only if you choose to provide this information to us. In some instances, LocateAMERICA.com may collect non-personal (e.g., aggregate or demographic) data through cookies. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance and effectiveness of the locateamerica.com web site, as is further described below under “Cookies and Tracking Technology”.
The types of personal information we may collect about you through our publicly accessible web site include the following (should you decide to provide such information to LocateAMERICA.com): (a) contact and identifying information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers, employer(s), job title) in connection with your expression of interest in receiving information about, or your registering for, LocateAMERICA.com products or services, newsletters and conferences; (b) your resume information and employment application information in response to LocateAMERICA.com job openings; and (c) any other personal information that you may voluntarily provide to us in an online form or through an e-mail.
Access to certain LocateAMERICA.com web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires a login code and password provided by LocateAMERICA.com. Those web pages, and the information downloadable to and from those pages, are made available only to clients of LocateAMERICA.com. On these web pages, LocateAMERICA.com collects only information that the user voluntarily shares with LocateAMERICA.com.
If you are using this web site to open an account with LocateAMERICA.com, we collect the information requested on our account application form, including contact information and financial information (such as credit card number or billing information). This information is used for internal purposes, such as account establishment, billing, fulfillment of orders and customer service. We will also request credentialing material from entities or individuals seeking to use LocateAMERICA.com services and search features in order to verify their eligibility to access such services and information. This credentialing process is discussed in greater detail in the LocateAMERICA.com User Agreement, which new users must complete before they begin the approval and credentialing process.
How We Use Your Personal Information
When your personal information is collected on LocateAMERICA.com’s publicly accessible web site, LocateAMERICA.com will inform you at the point of collection of the purpose for the collection. LocateAMERICA.com will use your personal information only in the way we specify when it is collected unless you consent to a different use. For example, LocateAMERICA.com may use personal information submitted in an account application to set up and maintain your account. LocateAMERICA.com also may use the personal information you provide to answer your questions and inquiries, to support LocateAMERICA.com’s own recruitment activities in response to your inquiries into LocateAMERICA.com’s job postings, and to provide newsletters and other information (if any) that you have requested.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
LocateAMERICA.com does not sell or rent personal information that is collected as a result of accessing the LocateAMERICA.com website. LocateAMERICA.com may disclose personal information as necessary or appropriate in connection with any of the purposes for which we use personal information as described above in “How We Use Your Personal Information”.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
LocateAMERICA.com’s web site may use the standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the web site. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your hard drive and used for record-keeping purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as the URL you came from, your computer’s IP address (i.e., the Internet address of your computer) and domain type (e.g., .com or .org, etc.), your browser type, the country, state and telephone area code where your server is located, the pages of our site that were viewed during a visit, and any search terms that you entered on our site. This information is used for internal purposes only, and we do not link your URL or IP address to any personal information unless you have logged into our web site with a LocateAMERICA.com account login and password.
LocateAMERICA.com is committed to protecting the personal information that LocateAMERICA.com receives about consumers. While we cannot guarantee the security of that information, we utilize a combination of online and offline security technologies, procedures and organizational measures to help safeguard consumer information against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
We employ Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption when data is transmitted over the Internet to our web site. We have installed layered firewalls and other security technologies to help prevent unauthorized access to our systems. Strong password protection protocols are used on our computers, and employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy policies. The servers used to store consumer information are maintained in a secure environment with appropriate security measures.
Your Ability to Review or Modify Personal Information, or Unsubscribe.
LocateAMERICA.com strives to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information. If you have provided your personal information (such as zip code, phone, e-mail or postal address) to LocateAMERICA.com while browsing LocateAMERICA.com’s publicly accessible web site, and wish to update such personal information (if any) that you have provided us, please e-mail us at email@example.com. Also, if you wish to unsubscribe from any of our newsletters or other communications for which you have registered, you may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a LocateAMERICA.com client, with a registered account, you may review (and update) your account information by logging into your account. Please be advised, LocateAMERICA.com is required to maintain accurate records of its certified users, even after they have cancelled their account. LocateAMERICA.com is prohibited from removing the account information of its registered users from its database for record keeping purposes.
You can review a summary of your consumer rights (including file disclosure rights) under the Fair Credit Reporting Act by accessing: http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/11/041119factaappf.pdf. LocateAMERICA.com is not a data aggregator and relies on third-party providers to supply the data used by our registered users. LocateAMERICA.com cannot remove your personally identifiable information from the registries we access from our third-party providers. If you have concerns about your personally identifiable information, you may contact the data aggregators directly at Experian (www.experian.com), Equifax (www.equifax.com), and TransUnion (www.transunion.com).
People Under Age 18
LocateAMERICA.com does not offer services to any person under the age of 18, and this web site is not directed to people under the age of 18. LocateAMERICA.com does not knowingly collect information about people under the age of 18.
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If you are a resident of California, in addition to the rights set forth above, you have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information with third parties and our partners and affiliates for their direct marketing purposes. California law gives you the right to send us a request at the above address to receive the following information: (a) the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year; (b) the names and addresses of the third parties that received that information; and (c) if the nature of the third party’s business cannot be determined from their name, examples of the products or services marketed.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us by phone.