1. PERSONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU
Noblis may disclose Personal Information in connection with conducting audits, responding to legal and/or regulatory requirements, enforcing Noblis’ policies, or in responding to complaints or safety or security concerns. Noblis may also share your Personal Information with: (a) members of Noblis’ corporate family and any successors; (b) other companies that work with, or on behalf of Noblis to provide products and services; (c) law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity; and/or (d) other business entities, in connection with the sale, assignment, merger or other transfer of Noblis’ business to such business entity. Noblis will disclose Personal Information in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
2. AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION AND ANONYMOUS INFORMATION
Each time a visitor comes to the Website, Noblis collects some information to improve the overall quality of the visitor’s online experience, including product/service monitoring, product/service improvement, and targeted advertising. Such information may include referral data (e.g., the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to the Website) and your web browser and operating platform type.
A. Aggregated Data
B. Web Server Logs and IP Addresses
An Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is a number that automatically identifies the computer/machine you have used to access the Internet. The IP address enables our server to send you the webpages that you want to visit, and it may disclose the server owned by your Internet Service Provider. Noblis may use IP addresses to conduct Website analyses and performance reviews and to administer the Website.
C. Cookies and Web Beacons
Some of Website’s web pages may use web beacons in conjunction with cookies to compile aggregate statistics about Website usage. A web beacon is an electronic image (also referred to as an “action tag,” “single-pixel,” or “clear GIF”) that is commonly used to track the traffic patterns of users from one web page to another in order to maximize web traffic flow and to otherwise analyze the effectiveness of web sites. Some web beacons may be unusable if you elect to reject their associated cookies.
Noblis has established reasonable precautions to protect collected Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, which include contractual, administrative, physical, and technical steps. Technical measures include use of firewall protection and in some instances may include encryption technology. Although Noblis takes reasonable precautions to assess the reliability of such technology, it relies on the statements of the vendors of those products and services as part of its security evaluation. Please note that although Noblis has endeavoured to create a secure and reliable Website for users, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from the Website cannot be guaranteed.
Noblis urges you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.
5. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY PROTECTION
Noblis understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive online world. The Website is not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
At certain locations on the Website where information about you is requested, the Website provides you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from Noblis. You may also review and request changes to your Personal Information that Noblis has collected, including the removal of your Personal Information from Noblis’ databases using any of the following options: (a) send your request via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org; (b) send your request by regular mail to Noblis, Inc., 3150 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, Attention: Corporate Communications. Complete removal may not be immediate, however, and in some instances, archival copies may be impossible to delete.