Our staff is responsible for maintaining our commitment to this policy and to protecting your personal information, and they take this responsibility seriously.
FAIR INFORMATION PRINCIPLES
Concentric’s fair information principles include:
Concentric is responsible for the protection of information under its control, and has designated an individual or individuals that are accountable for our compliance with these principles, and to any policies adopted.
Knowledge and Consent
- Concentric informs you, in advance, about the collection, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of personal information.
Collection of Information
- Collection of personal information will be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Concentric, and all information will be collected by fair and lawful means.
Use, Disclosure and Retention
- Personal information is not collected, used or disclosed by Concentric for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your express consent or as required by law. Concentric will only disclose personal information about you to unrelated third parties after you have been informed in advance of the possibility of such use and disclosure, and have consented. Personal information is retained by Concentric only as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes or as required by law.
- Concentric has developed procedures to safeguard your personal information. This includes protecting the access to, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of personal information.
- Concentric will readily make available information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
- Upon request, we will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information held by Concentric, and we will give you access to that information, subject to an identification process.
PRIVACY STATEMENT - TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
It is important for you to know that two types of information may be collected each time you use www.concentricis.com:
Statistical Information: Statistics on an aggregate basis are collected each time you browse, register, or access services or information from our site.
Personal information: Personal information collected and provided by you, such as user-name, passwords, and identifying information that may include but is not limited to your name, email address, and phone number; where this information is required to access www.concentricis.com tools and services.
PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO SHARE
Throughout www.concentricis.com you may have the opportunity to send e-mails, request information, register for programs or events, participate in online surveys or contests, use classified services, provide comments on a story, publish an opinion, access a newsletter and other promotions sponsored by us. If you choose to participate, you may be providing Concentric and/or third parties with some type of personal information. You can be assured that if you choose to provide any personal information to us, Concentric will use it only for the purposes specified here and at the time of collection. Additionally, usage information may be aggregated and analyzed so that we can judge our system's performance. In addition, we will use it to respond to your requests, and to notify you of updated information, changes to the Site or, with your permission, new products and services we think may be of interest.
Concentric will not share information with governmental authorities unless legally required to do so. Concentric may cooperate with such authorities in investigating claims of illegal activity such as (but not limited to) illegal transfer of copyrighted material, or user web-site postings or email messages that contain threats of violence. We do not sell or rent any data collected about or from you, or provide access to such data to anyone outside of Concentric other than you, except as described above.
When an application in www.concentricis.com accepts credit cards or any other particularly sensitive information for any of its services, it encrypts all ordering information, such as your name and credit card number, in order to protect its confidentiality.
Concentric incorporates a security model that includes software to ensure the protection of private information communications within the Site. This technology, when combined with good security policies and common sense, makes www.concentricis.com a secure and trustworthy Site for your use.
COMMUNICATIONS AND SECURITY
www.concentricis.com has put security measures in place to ensure the secure transmission and management of all information within the system and to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
In addition, www.concentricis.com may provide public forums such as message boards, bulletin boards, discussion groups or chat rooms. Participation in these public forums such as message boards, bulletin boards, discussion groups or chat rooms will require you to become a Registered Member of www.concentricis.com. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES AND THIRD PARTY CONTENT
When you leave the www.concentricis.com t environment, the privacy statements of the third parties will apply. Concentric is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Should you find a link from www.concentricis.com or any other website in the Concentric environment that you feel is inappropriate, do not hesitate to contact us immediately.
MORE ABOUT PRIVACY AND PROTECTION INFORMATION
ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
You will have the ability to access and correct any personally identifiable information that you have provided to us.
By using www.concentricis.com, you are consenting to the collection and use of information as described in this policy. Concentric may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting an announcement on the www.concentricis.com front page. By continuing to use www.concentricis.com after any such changes are posted, you are consenting to those changes.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, you can contact us at any time at:
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