TYPES OF INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED
The following are the types of information we may collect:
Site Usage Information
We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit the Site. For example, we may collect Automatic Information and your IP address. As used herein, “Automatic Information” is information collected by our computers when you request web pages or ads from the Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet.
Information You Provide Us
Personal information such as your name, email address, telephone number, physical address, gender, postal code or other information may be collected via online forms you submit to the Site.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources and add it to your personal information.
HOW INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED
We may collect information from you in several different areas on the Site, including but not limited to those described below:
IP Addresses and Automatic Information
We may collect IP addresses and/or Automatic Information for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. Our computers identify your computer by its IP address. When you request web pages from the Site, our computers log your IP address. Automatic Information we collect may include, without limitation, such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such information. When analyzed, this data helps us determine how visitors arrive at the Site, what type of content is most popular, and what type of visitors (in the aggregate) are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising. We may also use Automatic Information to provide you with a more personalized user experience.
Consistent with standard practice within the web publishing industry, web pages throughout the Site may contain electronic images (generally, single-pixel “.gif” images) called “web beacons.” These web beacons allow CCC to access certain cookies that were set in a domain different from that which is displayed in the current web page’s address bar. CCC’s use of web beacons, includes, without limitation, the following:
- CCC may use web beacons within the Site in order to count unique users (actually, unique web browsers), visits and page views. Unique browser recognition is possible through the use of web beacons and associated cookies that may be managed by a third party site analytics partner.
- CCC may use web beacons to monitor Site traffic and conversion patterns through our various product and service offerings. This allows us to determine the most appropriate methods to serve our transaction-oriented customers.
- CCC may use web beacons to provide our web-serving applications with access to CCC cookies. This allows us to personalize your experience when you visit the Site.
- CCC may include web beacons in HTML-formatted email messages (messages in which we are able to include graphics). These beacons allow us to determine whether or not email messages were opened, links were clicked and notifications/offers were acted upon.
Registration and Emails
In order to take advantage of certain features the Site may choose to offer (including, but not limited to, product purchases, site customization, or other services), you may be asked to complete a registration form which will provide us with personally identifiable information. You may also be asked to choose a user ID and password in order to identify yourself during future visits to the Site. By creating an account, you agree to receive the following administrative email messages from the Site: Account Created Confirmation, and Forgot Password. From time to time, we may also, use your contact information to provide periodic newsletters, updates and announcements about the Site and our products. If you decide you no longer want to receive our emails, simply follow the instructions in the email to unsubscribe.
If you purchase a product from us, we will ask you to complete an order form that will require certain information from you, including credit card number and expiration date, billing address and shipping information, if applicable. We will use this information to complete the transaction that you have requested, i.e., to deliver the products that you ordered, and, if necessary, to invoice you. We will retain this information as long as we have any obligations, or any amounts are owing by you, with respect thereto.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
As applicable, the information you provide to us may be used to:
- Contact you about the Site.
- Contact you relating to your registration or other status.
- Confirm or fulfill an order you have made.
- Monitor or improve the use of the Site.
- Customize the content and any advertising you see.
- Provide special offers to you from us and/or our affiliates, service suppliers and other third parties.
WITH WHOM THE INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
At times, we may share your personally identifiable information with others for various purposes. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others:
We may employ other businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include fulfilling orders, sending e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, Site analysis, data analysis, marketing assistance, credit card payment processing, and customer service. These agents may have access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
We may share aggregate information such as demographics and Site usage statistics to advertisers, sponsors or other organizations. When this type of information is shared, the other parties do not have access to your personally identifiable information.
Third-Party Ad Serving & Audience and Traffic Measurement Services
Our Subsidiaries and Affiliates
We may share your information (including, without limitation, personally identifiable information) with our subsidiaries and affiliates.
CCC or any of it assets, including the Site, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your personally identifiable information is one of the key business assets. In such a case, your personally identifiable information, which we have gathered, may be one of the business assets we transfer.
In the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process, your personally identifiable information may be disclosed pursuant to such subpoena, court order or legal process, which may be without notice to you.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The Site incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information that we may collect and we have put into place reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse and alteration. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. Our security policies are reviewed periodically and revised as required.
CHILDREN UNDER 13
Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site or on or through any of its features, register on the Site, make any purchases through the Site, or provide any information about yourself to us. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CORRECTING/UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION