Last updated June 13, 2011
I. Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information (“PII”) collected from you through this Site may include, for example, name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, User ID and password, employer-related information, file uploads, any responses you choose to provide to survey questions, information provided in connection with subscribing to a newsletter, or any inquires you may make through this Site or any information you choose to provide through our site's chat rooms, message boards or email. We do not share, sell, rent or trade that PII with third parties for their promotional purposes.
III. Nonpersonally-identifiable Information
This Site also collects non-PII. For example, as you browse this Site we may collect information about your visit, but not about you personally. Via Web server logs, for example, we may monitor statistics such as: the number of people that visit this Site, which page(s) are visited on this Site, from which domain our visitors come (e.g., aol.com, hotmail.com, etc.), and which browsers people use to visit this Site (e.g., Apple Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.). This Site may also use outsourcing programs to assist us in analyzing this data to better tailor this Site.
INFORMATION USE AND CONSUMER CHOICE
The information collected by this Site is used only for responding to your inquiries and otherwise corresponding with you, for processing transactions you request, maintaining your account (if you have one), for other purposes permitted by your organization's customer agreement(s) (if any), and for the administration, review and/or the improvement the content of this Site.
We may contact you in response to your comments or inquiries, as part of the maintenance of your account with us (if you have one), or in order to complete a transaction that you requested.
We may also contact you to inform you of other products or services we believe may be of interest to you, but we will offer you an opportunity not to receive such communications.
If you decide that you do not want to receive further e-mails regarding your inquiry from LexisNexis Risk, you can reply to the e-mail or use the opt-out mechanism provided in the e-mail with a request that we not continue to e-mail you.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about this Site or a particular product or service, we will ask you for your friend's name and e-mail address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time e-mail message with information about the product or service and/or inviting him or her to visit the Site. This message may include your name and/or e-mail address and any optional message that you elect to send along with our e-mail. We do not retain the information that you provide as part of this referral service (although we may retain your friend's e-mail address if he or she requests to receive additional information or e-mail messages from us).
We may disclose information you provide to us to third parties in order to complete a transaction that you requested or as otherwise permitted by your organization's customer agreement(s) (if any).
We may also outsource some tasks, including the operation of certain web site functions that require access to information you supply online and information about your visits to this Site. In such cases, however, we require that the companies acting on our behalf institute safeguards to protect the confidentiality of your information.
If you choose to make information available to other people through instant messages, group chats, electronic mail messages, blog postings, your networking profile (if any), registering for an event, or by joining groups or using other networking functions that we may offer on our site, this information will be visible to third parties. Please take care in deciding what information you choose to make available through these mechanisms, as we do not control the manner in which recipients or persons who may see the information may use or re-disclose the information that you choose to provide.
Finally, please note that we may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to comply with the law or legal process.
ACCESS AND CORRECTION
As an information company, we know the importance of accurate data. Therefore, we strive to maintain the accuracy of the information collected through this Site. We will provide you (whether you are a consumer or a customer) with access to PII you provide through this Site for as long as we maintain that information in a readily accessible format. Similarly, we permit and encourage you to correct inaccuracies in the information you submit to us through this Site.
If you wish to access information that you have submitted through this Site or to request the correction of any inaccurate information you have submitted through this Site, please use the mechanisms provided by this Site or send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We take steps to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of PII collected through this Site. We recognize the importance of security for all PII collected by this Site.
Once we receive PII, we take steps to protect its security on our systems.
We limit access to PII to those employees who need access in order to carry out their job responsibilities.
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