1. Protection of Personal Information
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, SMG has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information that SMG collects. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. However, the safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where you have chosen or we have given you a user name and password for access to certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping the user name and password confidential. DO NOT SHARE YOUR USER NAME AND PASSWORD WITH ANYONE. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your Personal Information. SMG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. YOU AGREE TO ASSUME ALL RISK IN AND SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR USING THE SITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL RISK OF INJURY DUE TO A DATA SECURITY BREACH.
2. ADMIN USERS
FOR THOSE PERSONS WHO ARE ADMIN USERS FOR YOUR COMPANIES LOGINS, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REVIEW AND UPDATE YOUR COMPANY ACCOUNT AND COMPANY USERS AND REMOVE ANY PARTY THAT IS NO LONGER AFFILLIATED WITH YOUR ORGANIZATION. SMG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR REMOVING USERS WHO HAVE LEFT YOUR COMPANY. IT IS IMPORTANT TO ASSIGN SOMEONE THIS DUTY WITH IN YOUR ORGANIZATION THAT HAS ADMIN LOGIN CAPABILITIES TO ASSURE YOUR OWN COMPANYIES CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE WEB PORTAL ACCESS.
3. How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
If you have provided your Personal Information and your Personal Information changes (such as your address or telephone) or you want to delete a user, you can access and update any USER or COMPANY Information that you provided to us by visiting your ADMIN TAB after login and making changes. If you have forgotten your password, once you have tried to register and failed, you can click on the "Forgot your password?" link to reach a page on which you can submit your email address. Your user name and password will then be emailed to you. You may also send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. SMG uses this procedure to better safeguard your information. To protect your privacy and security, SMG may also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
4. Types of Information Collected
a. Personal Information Collected.
There are areas on the Site where you can share information that is unique to an individual; such as your name, company name, postal address, e-mail address, phone number, zip code, and credit card information (collectively "Personal Information"). When you purchase products, services, or other offerings with your credit card, we use your credit card information for shipping, billing, and credit card validation purposes. We ask for Personal Information in order to deliver requested materials to you, respond to your questions, or deliver a product, service or other offerings. If you communicate with us by e-mail or complete online forms, we may require Personal Information that personally identifies you. SMG may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of having someone contact you for additional information, or in response to your request for information from us.
b. Cookies and Tracers.
SMG may collect information about you and your use of our Site whenever you visit this Site. For instance, we may collect various forms of information such as entry and exit points for our Site (i.e., referring URLs or domain names), site traffic statistics, operating system and browser type (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site. In addition, when you request pages on our Site, our servers automatically log your IP address. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web. SMG may store some information on your computer in the form of a "cookie" or similar file to help us maintain and improve this Site in many ways. A "cookie" is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card, recording such things as Internet addresses, passwords, and preferences. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. With most Internet browsers, you can erase "cookies" from your computer hard drive, block all "cookies," or receive a warning before a "cookie" is stored. The "Help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about these functions. Enabling cookies allows you to take full advantage of all the features on the Site and we recommend that you leave them turned on. If you elect to block the cookies, we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience on our Site.
In some instances, SMG may use tracking scripts or "tracers" that recognize a unique identifier from a cookie placed on your hard drive by another website. These are used by SMG solely to gauge the success of our own advertising. For instance, SMG may use a tracer to determine whether you visit certain Web pages where SMG may have placed a banner ad. SMG does not use tracers to gather information on your use of the Internet unrelated to SMG. Please note that SMG does not use tracers to identify your personal information, and you remain anonymous unless and until you communicate with SMG via e-mail or complete on-line forms.
5. Use of Information Collected
SMG will use the Personal Information directly submitted by you for the purpose that you have provided it. SMG may also use the information you provide to us to contact you for reasons related to your original communication to us. SMG may use your Personal Information to customize your experience on the Site and display content that we think you might be interested in according to your preferences. Your e-mail address is not used for any other purpose except to the extent necessary to follow-up on specific questions requiring information from SMG. Visitors who give us their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us for reasons related to the visitor's original communication or request. SMG may use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design the Site.
6. Sharing of Personal Information
SMG will not sell, rent, share, monitor, edit, or disclose any Personal Information about you, including its contents or your use of the Site, without your prior consent. From time to time, SMG may engage other companies and individuals to perform functions such as conducting contests, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), and providing customer service. Such companies shall only use your Personal Information for those purposes required to perform their functions.
SMG may share your Personal Information, without your prior consent, for the limited purposes noted below:
a. Legal Obligations.
b. Process Credit Card Transactions.
. SMG makes no representations or warranties concerning Authorize.Net's privacy or data security practices.
You hereby waive, release, and forever discharge SMG, its current and former affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, predecessors, directors, officers, members, attorneys, or agents, from any and all losses, damages, costs, actions, suits, complaints, or injuries to You, whether known or unknown, liquidated or unliquidated, absolute or contingent, that are directly or indirectly related to, caused by, or arise out of a data security breach. In addition, You agree to at all times hold harmless, indemnify, defend, and forever release and discharge SMG from and against any and all claims, liabilities, actions, or causes of action threatened or asserted against SMG or that could be asserted against SMG arising out of or resulting from a data security breach, or any commenced or threatened action by a third party against SMG arising out of or relating to a data security breach.
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