WHAT INFORMATION IS NORTHERN EXTERIOR SERVICE GATHERING ABOUT ITS VISITORS, AND HOW IS IT BEING USED?
Every computer connected to the Internet is provided with a domain name (e.g. aol.com) and an IP Address (e.g. 192.168.2.11). When a visitor requests a page from within the northerngutters.com website, our web server automatically identifies and logs the HTTP request that is made to our site. This information reveals nothing personal about you. In fact, the only information that we automatically gather and log is as follows:
- The IP address of the site that may have referred you Your IP address
- The web page that you may have linked to us from, if any
- The product identifier for version and make of browser (e.g. Internet Explorer 4.5)
- The operating system platform that you may be running (e.g. Macintosh or Windows)
- Search words or terms that are passed from a search engine (e.g. Google or Yahoo!)
There is absolutely nothing special about the information just described, and the practice of collecting this data has been generally standardized by virtually every web server on the Internet today.
The purpose for this information is help us understand where you are coming from in order to generate greater amounts of visitor traffic. By analyzing access patterns, referring URLs and search engine terms, we can provide content that is relevant to our visitors’ requests and behaviors.
HOW DOES THEGUTTEREXPERTS.COM PROTECT MY PERSONAL DATA?
Northern Exteriors Service uses reasonable precautions to keep the information you provide to us secure. We have implemented security policies, rules and other various measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, improper use, disclosure or unauthorized modification. All our employees who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obligated to respect the confidentiality of your personal data.
WHAT OTHER INFORMATION DOES NORTHERNGUTTERS.COM REQUEST?
We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey, adding you to our mailing list or to have someone contact you for additional information at your request. Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict “No Spam” policy that means we do not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third- party.
In addition, Northern Exteriors Service will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. If you are a member of our Mailing List, you will be contacted with announcements, news and new services. You have the option of “unsubscribing” from our Mailing List at any time, thereby disabling any further e-mail communication from being sent to you.
HOW DOES NORTHERNGUTTERS.COM SUPPORT THE CHILDRENS’ ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION RULE?
We observe appropriate national laws and regulations on children’s privacy, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 in the United States. Northern Exteriors Service does not actively market to children, and we never knowingly ask a child under 13 to divulge personal information. If a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian may e-mail us, and we will remove the information and unsubscribe the child from any email or mail contact opportunities.
WILL NORTHERN EXTERIOR SERVICE DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED TO THIRD PARTIES?
Northern Exteriors Service will share your personal information or any of its log file information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such actions are necessary to:
- Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on Northern Exteriors Service.
- Protect and defend the rights or property of Northern Exteriors.
- Identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice or the rights of third parties.
- Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.