Curt Mattson, NSS acknowledges the importance of protecting the privacy of curtmattson.com users. The information we collect is used to improve the services we and our subsidiaries offer, to improve our Web sites content, and, with your permission, to contact you with updates to our web site or other marketing information. However, Curt Mattson, NSS will not share any information obtained on this site with any other company or sell information obtained on this site to any company or marketing group external to and its Curt Mattson, NSS subsidiaries.
Certain areas of curtmattson.com may require registration or a password for access. Information obtained from registered users of these areas may also be used for Curt Mattson, NSS marketing purposes, and cookies may be used in those and other areas, as is described in this policy. Information obtained in these areas may also be used in accordance with agreements governing access to and use of the specific areas.
What information is captured from visitors to curtmattson.com? The curtmattson.com Web server uses an extended log file format, which captures: date and time of visit, refer address (location from which a visitor comes to curtmattson.com), type of Internet browser, and visitor IP address. (Each computer that connects to the Internet is assigned a unique number, an IP Address, for identification purposes). The log file does not capture a visitors email address.
Is personal information requested? In the Catalog area, your name, address, phone number, email address, and billing and shipping information are requested. This information is collected to help us further develop our services, to provide you access to valuable Curt Mattson, NSS Internet-based information and services, and to bill you for those services if you elect to use them.
How is the information used? The information helps us identify the type of Web site content our customers value most. We then use this information to improve the Web site and as provided in this policy. We also use this information to send you email notifications about updates to the Web site when you give us permission, and to contact you for marketing purposes (again, only if you give us permission). None of the information collected is shared with organizations external to Curt Mattson, NSS and its subsidiaries.
Will my information be used for any other purposes? Curt Mattson, NSS may periodically send you information about various products and services if you grant Curt Mattson, NSS your permission to do so. Your preferences can be changed at any time.
What happens when I leave curtmattson.com to visit a linked Web site? Parts of curtmattson.com consist of products and services hosted by third-party businesses. When you leave curtmattson.com to visit one of these sites, the only information transferred to the third party is the fact that you came from curtmattson.com (the refer address). This practice allows the third party to monitor its own Web site traffic, but does not provide them with any information about you. Curt Mattson, NSS is not responsible or liable for the independent privacy policies of our third party sites. You should consult the privacy policies at those sites to determine how your information may be used.
Are cookies used? Cookies are used to achieve two goals. The first is to provide Curt Mattson, NSS with the capability to personalize information for certain segments of its customer base. Secondly, in some instances, cookies are used to allow Curt Mattson, NSS the opportunity to associate individual customers with their information profiles.
What is a cookie? A cookie is a series of data characters that, when programmed into a Web site, is placed by the Web Server into the browsers application folder on your computer. Once placed onto your machine, the cookie will allow the Web site to “recognize” you as a unique individual.
Can cookies be removed from my hard drive? Yes, cookies can be removed from your hard drive. Also, depending on what type of web browser and what browser version you are using, you may be able to change the properties on your cookie file so that cookies are not used or saved. Please check with your browser provider for more information on removing cookies.
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Additional resources on information privacy Electronic Privacy Information Center focuses public attention on emerging civil liberties issues relating to the National Information Infrastructure. EPIC Alert is the online newsletter of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, DC. The newsletter is bi-weekly and covers issue related to privacy and civil liberties in the information age.