What usage data is collected from people that browse our blog, website, or app?
We may collect usage data through this website (or third-party services such as Google Analytics) with the aim of improving the user experience. Usage data collected can include the times and details of server requests and responses, for example: the IP addresses or domain names of computers utilized by requestor, URI addresses, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer, the country of origin, the features of the browser, the operating system utilized by the user, time spent on different pages, and the sequence of pages traversed by the user.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website, or app?
When subscribing to join in to our market research efforts or email newsletter, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, geographic region, phone number, or other details that assist us in sending you relevant emails or market research opportunities.
When do we collect personal information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, send us information on social media, fill out a form or enter information on our website.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To administer a contest, promotion, survey, or other site feature.
To send periodic emails containing information.
To send periodic emails containing market research opportunities, such as online surveys.
How can someone update their information?
You can update or delete your personal information by clicking an update link at the bottom of newsletter emails.
Do we use “cookies”?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, it will not affect your user experience.
Do we honor “Do Not Track” requests?
This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our website and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our website but we may do so in the future.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission and the United States’ consumer protection agency enforce the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to send information, respond to inquiries and/or other requests or questions, and send market research surveys or other market research opportunities. We honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly and allow users to unsubscribe by following the instructions at the bottom of each email (typically an “unsubscribe” link).
Contract Consulting Group
PO Box 781
Cary, IL 60013