Information Collection, Use And Disclosure Activities
Registration Information The Site may permit Users to provide certain information, including name, company, title, e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address. This information will be used internally by Apex Mills to operate the Site and to communicate with Users. User registration information may be transferred to a new owner if Apex Mills is sold, merges, or ceases operations. Such information may be provided to third-parties.
Apex Mills reserves the right to disclose any information if such action is necessary (a) to conform to the requirements of law or to comply with legal process or subpoena served on Apex Mills, (b) to protect and defend the legal rights or property, including intellectual property, of Apex Mills, the Site or its Users, or (c) in an emergency, to protect the health and safety of its Users or the general public. Apex Mills further reserves the right to release any information concerning any User if that User participates (or is reasonably suspected of participating) in any illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order. Finally, Apex Mills reserves the right to cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using Apex Mills' servers or services for illegal activities, and to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement agencies for investigation or prosecution, including sharing information for fraud protection. Aggregated Information Apex Mills may collect, use and disclose for marketing and other purposes certain general, demographic and statistical information regarding Site usage as permissible by law. Such information is aggregated prior to disclosure, and will not include any personally identifying information specific to a particular User.
Technical And Usage Information: To operate the Site, enhance its functionality, and ensure that User communications are convenient, dependable and secure, Apex Mills may collect, store and use technical and Site usage information relating to a User's activities on the Site. Such information includes the Internet Protocol ("IP") address from which a User accesses the Site.
Apex Mills may use User contact information, such as e-mail addresses, to communicate with the User regarding educational information, to notify the User of changes in Site functionality and features, patches, policy changes, billing and other activities relating to a User's use of the Site, and to offer the User services and products that may be useful for the User. Third Parties Apex Mills may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on its behalf or to provide services to Users. These other companies and individuals may be required to access and use information provided by or about a particular User. Users hereby consent to such use and access for the performance of such functions. Apex Mills may also sell or provide information to third-parties who may offer the User services and products that may be useful to the User.
Collection And Use Of Information Using "Cookies"
Apex Mills may receive and store certain types of information whenever a User connects with the Site. As with many state-of-the-art Internet sites, this Site may use "cookies" to enhance the functionality of the Site and to make access more convenient and efficient for Users. A "cookie" is a small text file stored locally on the computer used to access the User's account, and contains information relating to a User's past use of the Site. A number of companies offer utilities designed to help a user visit sites anonymously without providing such information to the host.
Links To And From Other Web Sites
The Site may contain links to third-party web sites. These linked sites are not endorsed by Apex Mills and are not under the control of Apex Mills. Apex Mills is not responsible for and cannot make any assurances regarding the privacy, or other policies or practices of the operators of such web sites. Such links are provided only for the convenience of our Users. Apex Mills is not responsible for the activities of the third-parties and the third-parties are not responsible for the activities of Apex Mills.
Security Of User Information
Apex Mills takes reasonable precautions to protect information collected from a certain User's use of the Site, however, due to the open nature of the Internet, Apex Mills cannot guarantee that any information it stores will be free from unauthorized access.
Consent To Processing
By providing any personal information to the Site, all Users, including without limitation Users in the European Union ("EU"), fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States. Safe Harbor Privacy Principles This Site complies with the United States Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Privacy Principles.
If the User does not want personal information to be provided to a third-party or if the use of the information is for an aim, which is contrary to the purpose for which it was authorized by the User, User is hereby given the opportunity to prohibit Apex Mills from using the information in such a manner. If User wants to limit any of the uses of or collection of personal information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.