CIPEM is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the CIPEM site and governs data collection and usage. By using the CIPEM site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Collection of your Personal Information CIPEM collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. CIPEM also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by CIPEM. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by CIPEM for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CIPEM site. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through CIPEM public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: CIPEM does not read any of your private online communications. CIPEM encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from CIPEM so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. CIPEM is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the CIPEM and CIPEM family of Web sites. CIPEM does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. CIPEM may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, CIPEM may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CIPEM, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. CIPEM does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. CIPEM keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within CIPEM, in order to determine what CIPEM services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within CIPEM to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. CIPEM Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CIPEM or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CIPEM; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CIPEM, or the public. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize CIPEM pages, or register with CIPEM site or services, a cookie helps CIPEM to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same CIPEM Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the CIPEM features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the CIPEM services or Web sites you visit. Security of your Personal Information CIPEM will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. CIPEM encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how CIPEM is protecting your information. Contact Information CIPEM welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.