Effective Date: May 7, 2012
2. Information Collection Practices
2.1. Types of Information Collected
(a) Traffic Data Collected . We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site. We also use “cookies” to customize content specific to your interests, to ensure that you do not see the same advertisement repeatedly, and to store your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site.
(b) Personal Information Collected. In order for you to purchase computer systems and hardware that we offer, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name, mailing address, and e-mail address); (2) Financial Data (such as your account number); and (3) Demographic Data (such as your zip code). If you communicate with us by e-mail, or otherwise complete online forms, or surveys, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
2.2. Uses of Information Collected
(a) Company use of Information. We use Contact Data to send you information about our company or our products or services, or promotional material from some of our partners, or to contact you when necessary. We use your Financial Data to verify your qualifications for certain products or services and to bill you for products and services. We use your Demographic Data to customize and tailor your experience on the Site.
3.1. Lost or Stolen Information. You must promptly notify us if your user name or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that user name or password from your account and update our records accordingly.
3.2. Public Information. The Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We also may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to you. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We will have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.
4. Encryption and Faxes. When submitting sensitive Personal Information online through the Site, you will be on a secure portal which uses at least 128bit encryption Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions. When you fax Personal Information, we keep the information in a secure filing cabinet that no one but our owners have access to. Any credit card information provided will only be held by the merchant services provider for the minimal time required by the merchant services provider, the IRS and the government.