Your privacy is important to CAPS, Inc. ("CAPS"). Our goal is to provide you with a personalized online experience that
has been written to describe the conditions under which this web site (the "Site") is being made available to you. The
otherwise using the Site or any materials obtained from it. If you are dissatisfied with the Site, by all means contact us at
email@example.com, but otherwise, your only recourse is to disconnect from this Site and refrain from visiting the Site in the
The process of maintaining a web site is an evolving one, and CAPS may decide at some point in the future, without
and you should check upon every visit for any changes.
CAPS is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. CAPS does not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13, and CAPS does not target its Site to children.
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TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not directly associated with a specific personal identity. CAPS may collect and analyze non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the CAPS Site.
CAPS may gather aggregate information, which refers to information your computer automatically provides to us and that cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. Examples include referral data (the web sites you visited just before and just after our site), the pages viewed, time spent at our Site, and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. For example, when you request a page from one of our Sites, our servers log your IP address to create aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns and for purposes of system administration.
Every time you request or download a file from the Site, CAPS may store data about these events and your IP address in a log file. CAPS may use this information to analyze trends, administer the web site, track users' movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use or for other business purposes.
CAPS's Site also may use web beacons to collect non-personal information about your use of our Site and the web sites of selected sponsors and advertisers, your use of special promotions or newsletters, and other activities. The information collected by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our Site and selected sponsors' sites; how many people open our emails; and for what purposes these actions are being taken. Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Site or those of our sponsors. CAPS does not link non-personal information from web beacons to personally identifiable information without your permission.
Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. CAPS uses personal information to better understand your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. On some CAPS web pages, you may be able to request information, provide feedback, or submit information into registries. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs, and passwords.
Information you provide on the CAPS Site may be used to create a member profile. Registration is necessary so that CAPS can assure the quality of its services. The registration form may require you to choose a member name and password and to provide CAPS with information such as your first and last names, email address, and mailing address. By providing us with your personal information, you expressly grant CAPS and all other persons or entities involved in the operations of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
CAPS may use non-personal data that is aggregated for reporting about CAPS's Site usability, performance, and effectiveness. It may be used to improve the experience, usability, and content of the Site. When accessing the CAPS Site, your personal user information may be tracked in order to ensure authorized access. CAPS may use personal information you provide (such as your e-mail address) from the registration form to send you newsletters and occasional information about our services, to personalize your CAPS experience, or to investigate cases of suspected fraud or abuse.
Access to and Accuracy of Registered Users' Information
CAPS is committed to keeping the personal information of our registered users accurate. All the information you have submitted to us can be verified and changed. In order to do this, please email us a request at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may provide registered users with online access to their own personal profiles, enabling them to update or delete information at any time. To protect our registered users' privacy and security, we also may take reasonable steps to verify identity, such as a user ID and password, before granting access to modify personal profile data. Certain areas of CAPS's web sites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords or other personal identifiers; a password prompt is your indication that a registered users-only resource is being accessed.
CAPS makes every effort to protect personal information by users of the Site, including using firewalls and other security measures on its servers. No server, however, is 100% secure, and you should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential information about yourself on any web site, including this one. CAPS assumes no liability for the interception, alteration, or misuse of the information you provide. You alone are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please use care when use access this Site and provide personal information.
From time to time CAPS may email you electronic newsletters, announcements, surveys or other information. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt out by following the directions provided within the electronic newsletters and announcements.