Updated April 2, 2012
950 Trade Centre Way, Ste. 115
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
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, credit card or account numbers, user ID, 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. We do not share, sell, rent or trade that PII with third parties for their promotional purposes.
III. Non-personally 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., google.com, bing.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.
Where permitted by your organization’s customer agreement(s), we may use information about searches or submissions that business users provide to us to enhance our products and services. Such uses may include using the fact that a search was conducted related to an identity or using some portion of search queries to enhance our product offerings. These types of uses will only occur for searches or submissions for which such use is contractually authorized in our customer agreement; thus, they will not occur if a customer has opted out of such use in their customer agreement.
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 AuthorizeTransaction, you can reply to the e-mail.
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 disclose information you provide to other AuthorizeTransaction companies or to outside firms so that they can contact you about products or services that may be of interest, but we will provide you with an opportunity to opt not to have your information disclosed for these purposes.
We may 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.
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: info@AuthorizeTransaction.com.
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. In the event we request or transmit sensitive information, such as credit card information or Social Security Numbers, we use industry standard, secure socket layer ("SSL") encryption. We limit access to PII to those employees who need access in order to carry out their job responsibilities.
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