updated January 2010
To track general Subscriber traffic patterns, we use electronic images known as single-pixel GIFs, transparent GIFs, or clear gifs. SixSigma.us also automatically receives and records information from our servers and from your browser including your IP address, the time, and information about the page you requested. In order to determine which features Subscribers find most useful, we use tracking technologies in a variety of ways, including: keeping count of return visits to our site or our advertisers' or partners' sites and accumulating and reporting anonymous, aggregate (data collected in mass), statistical information on Web site and advertisement usage.
Compliance With Laws and Communications with Legal Authorities
SixSigma.us responds to subpoenas, court orders and legal requests from authorities. We may contact the authorities if we believe that your actions violate applicable laws, SixSigma.us's Services Agreement Terms and Conditions , usage guidelines for specific products or services, threaten the rights, property or safety of SixSigma.us, our Subscribers, or others.
Information Collection and Use:
SixSigma.us collects registration, circulation qualification, and other information (including e-mail addresses) that you provide to us. This is done to help us provide our customers with the best customer service and valuable information regarding relevant products and services from SixSigma.us and appropriate third parties.
Information Sharing and Disclosure:
Data may be used to update and improve our publications; as well as inform you of important industry news, events, services, and/or products. Occasionally, we may release the data that you provide to third parties that wish to market products/services that may be of interest to you. We do not sell your information. Subscribers may expect to receive no more than four special offers or promotions concerning products or services in their industry by email per month by any third party.
We have procedures in place to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, data security, and correct use of the information we collect on-line. We will not sell, share, or rent any financial information collected from you, except as necessary to fulfill your order.
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You will have opportunities to opt-out of receiving information from third parties not affiliated with SixSigma.us. Any communication that is sent to you will provide the opportunity to opt-out of future communications of the same type. Occasionally, information provided by you (including address, telephone, fax, and e-mail address and/or title or business) may be used to send requests from SixSigma.us or another third party for products relevant to your industry. Your information will also be used to send renewal requests from SixSigma.us publications and products to which you currently subscribe. To opt-out, please contact SixSigma.us in writing and let us know your specific opt-out request and it will be fulfilled as soon as possible. We must receive your opt-out request in writing via mail, fax, or e-mail, using the information below:
Attn: Privacy Manager
11203 Ranch Road 222
Austin, TX 78730
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Privacy of Children
Our Web site is not directed to children. We do not knowingly permit registration by and will not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age.