In general, you can visit the Site on the Internet without telling us who you are or providing us with any personally identifiable information. However, we collect the domain names (not the email addresses unless you choose to provide your email address to us) of all visitors to our Site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on our Site, etc. We use this information to continually improve the convenience and functionality of our Site. We collect certain information from you, such as e-mail address, when you sign up to access our newsletters, webinars, podcasts and the like, or search for candidates or provide your resume. We may also conduct online surveys to better understand the needs and profiles of our visitors and to measure the interest of our visitors in the features of our Site. We may tailor our offers to you based on information you provide when you purchase products and services, from our online surveys, from information that may indicate your purchasing preferences and lifestyle, as well as information available from external sources, including demographic and census data. With your consent, ALKU may also share your email address with other reputable companies so that they can send you product and service offers that may be of interest. You will be offered an opportunity to restrict access to your email address if you object to the use of your email address by any party other than ALKU and its affiliates. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, when you are asked for personal information on our Site, you are agreeing to share that information with ALKU and its affiliates.
Information Collection and Use
When you sign up for the Services you will be asked to provide us with certain information, described in detail below (together, “Your Information”). Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, when you are asked for personal information on our Site, you are agreeing to share that information with ALKU and its affiliates. We may use Your Information: For license reporting and assessment of service levels; To better understand on an aggregated basis how our services are used, gauge traffic patterns and determine what types of content and services are most popular with our users; To verify access rights to content or services; To provide you with information about ALKU products, services, news and events through the Site or email; To allow you to purchase and download ALKU products, services and information, such as webinars or podcasts; and/or To provide you with personalized and customized content programming, instructions and services. Also, we may also collect credit card and billing information to complete any purchase. ALKU does not permanently store this information and the information is removed once the transaction has been completed.
Limited Information Sharing with Third Parties
ALKU is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only share Your Information with third parties in accordance with your instructions and in order to provide you specific services. We may share aggregated and anonymous demographic information with our business partners but no such information can be linked directly to Your Information. Although we will use every reasonable effort to preserve your privacy, we may need to disclose Your Information, including personally identifiable information, when required by federal, state local or other governmental regulations or laws. In such cases, we will use reasonable efforts to disclose only the information required by law enforcement personnel.
Our Site uses a technology called “cookies” which may be used to provide you with tailored information. A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. All pages on the Site where you are prompted to log-in or that are customizable require that you accept cookies. These cookies (a) will let us know who you are and (b) are necessary to access your account information (stored on our computers ) in order to deliver products and personalized services. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, however please note that by not accepting cookies from ALKU, you will limit the functionality we can provide when you visit our Site.
Our Site may include links to other third party Web sites. While we try to link to sites that share our high standards and respect for personal privacy, however, ALKU is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by any third party.
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