1. Sites covered by this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement applies to searchassociates.com, search-associates.net, search-associates.co.uk and all subsequent online sites launched in affiliation with Search Associates.
2. Links to non-Search Associates websites
3. Collection of personal information
Search Associates collects and uses personal information to understand your needs and interests and to serve you better. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include user IDs and passwords, your name, address, email address, gender, age, work experience, educational background, professional references and other personal and professional information. In addition to the information you provide, our site in conjunction with our content management system may also collect information during your visit. That information allow us to collect certain standard information that your browser sends to our website such as your browser type and language, access times, and the address of the website from which you arrived at a Search Associates website. We may also collect information about your Internet Protocol (IP) address, click stream behavior (i.e. the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with our sites). An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers use IP addresses to communicate on the Internet, allowing users to browse and shop.
4. How we use your information
The information that Search Associates collects is utilized to better understand your needs and interests and helps Search Associates deliver a consistent and personalized experience. For example, our sites may use your information to: provide service and support; update you on new services and benefits; select content to be communicated to you; and personalize some web experiences.
5. How we share your information
Search Associates will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. Search Associates shares personal information with companies working on our behalf. Search Associates retains service providers to deliver complete products, services and customer solutions. Service providers are required by contract to keep confidential the information received on behalf Search Associates and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for our company. Except as described in this Statement Search Associates will not share the personal information you provide to us with any third parties without your permission, unless to: (i) respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities; (ii) comply with any law, regulation, subpoena, or court order; (iii) help prevent fraud or to enforce or protect the rights and properties of Search Associates or its subsidiaries; or (iv) protect the personal safety of our employees and third parties.
6. Subscription communications
Subscription communications include email notifications, newsletters, etc. that may be expressly requested by you. After you request such communications, you may opt out of receiving them by using one of the following methods: Select the email "opt out" or "unsubscribe" link, or follow the opt-out instructions included in each subscription communication. Return to the Web page(s) where you originally registered your preferences and follow the opt-out instructions. Please be aware that when you opt out of receiving certain subscription communications, it may affect the services you have chosen to receive Search Associates where accepting the communications is a condition of receiving the services.
7. Access to and accuracy of your information
Search Associates strives to keep your personal information accurately recorded. We have implemented technology, management processes and policies to help maintain data accuracy. We provide individuals with reasonable access to personal information that they provided to us and the ability to review and correct it, as applicable. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your data. To view and change the personal information that you directly provided to us you can login via your requested user name and password to change/update your personal information.
8. Keeping your information secure
Search Associates takes seriously the trust you place in us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, we utilize appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures to safeguard the information we collect. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data. SSL encryption is designed to make the information unreadable by anyone but us. This security measure is working when you see the symbol of either an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser) at the bottom of your browser window.
9. Changes to this statement
Search Associates will undertake reasonable efforts to notify you of material changes to this statement.
10. Contacting us
We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy statement, please send them via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the following address: Search Associates, 1201 Main Street, Bloomsburg, Pa 17815