DMS respects the privacy of its mebers and other visitors to its Web site. DMS strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, Users must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, DMS has implemented the following policy.
What Information Does DMS Collect?
Most data DMS collects is used only to help DMS better serve its users. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all Users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web site.
From General Users. DMS does not collect any personal information from Users browsing its Web site. Users to the public areas of DMS's Web site browse anonymously. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page--are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From DMS Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on the DMS Web site, members and other Users are asked to register and provide some limited information. These data are submitted voluntarily. DMS asks Users to provide their name, meDMSr nuDMSr (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to DMS through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, subscriptions, and contest registrations.
How Does DMS Use Data Collected?
DMS uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:
DMS Member Services and Products. Generally, DMS and its direct subsidiaries use data collected to improve its own Web content; to respond to visitors' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.
Disclosures to Third Parties. DMS does not make client contact information. Users may contact DMS (412) 726-4104 to express their preferences if they determine later that they do not wish to have the information shared.
Credit Card Account Information. DMS does not disclose credit card account information provided by its users and customers. When meDMSrs and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, DMS submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.
What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?
This Web site contains links to other web sites. DMS has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
What about information from children?
DMS does not intend to collect information from children. DMS is committed to the safety of children and we do not intend to collect personally identifiable information from children under age 18. If a User is under age 18, the User should ask his or her parent for permission before sending any information to our site or anyone else online. The User's parent should contact us directly in order to provide us with prior written consent. DMS will not intentionally use personal information from or send communications to children under age 13 without prior parental consent.
How Should a User Contact DMS?
If any User suspects DMS has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by calling 412-726-4104.
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