Application and Scope
Types of Information We May Collect
We collect and use information that we believe will assist in the administration of our business and help us ultimately provide you with better service. We may collect and maintain several types of information needed for these purposes, including, without limitation, the forms of General Information and Personal Information discussed below.
When you use the Internet, your web browser or client software may transmit certain information to the servers that host the web sites you visit. Such information may include, but is not limited to, the unique number assigned to your server or Internet connection, the capabilities and features of your computer hardware and/or software, your geographic location, your movement within a given web site and interaction with the web sites you visit, including what pages you look at and what information you download (collectively, “General Information”). When you visit ALLIED Web Sites, our servers collect such General Information. We then use this General Information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to the ALLIED Web Sites. Whenever possible in our collection of information from ALLIED Web Sites, we will link General Information to Personal Information.
ALLIED collects personal information from you whenever you submit such information to an ALLIED Web Site, including, without limitation, signing up for email notifications, requesting information through any ALLIED Web Site, submitting an application for employment to ALLIED or providing feedback to ALLIED in any on-line forum. "Personal Information" includes, but is not limited to, your name, your date of birth, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, gender, credit card information, and your purchasing habits (collectively, “Personal Information”).
We may combine Personal Information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify your preferences or interests. Your Personal Information may also be merged with Personal Information available from other sources, including (1) e-mail address or postal address append services; (2) credit card verification and credit services; and/or (3) information directly obtained at any ALLIED location.
How We May Use the Information We Collect
We may use Your Information for the following purposes, including:
(1) Responding to your inquiries, complaints and other communications;
(2) Processing and fulfilling orders for and/or purchases of ALLIED services;
(3) Contacting you for confirmation or customer service after you order services from ALLIED Web Sites or after you sign up for or participate in certain ALLIED Web Site activities;
(4) For statistical or demographic analysis;
(5) To help improve ALLIED Web Sites and services;
(6) To customize your experience at ALLIED Web Sites; and
(7) For any legal purpose.
Information Disclosed to Affiliates
Your Information may be shared for any purpose among ALLIED departments, subsidiaries and affiliates, such purposes include, without limitation: permitting ALLIED to validate your identity; completing purchase transactions; or other legitimate non-marketing business needs.
Information Disclosed to Unaffiliated Entities
We reserve the right to disclose Your Information to third parties for other purposes, including, without limitation the following:
(1) For purchase fulfillment;
(2) To comply with any court order, subpoena, search warrant or other valid legal process;
(3) To comply with legal, regulatory or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities;
(4) To protect and defend ALLIED, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and all of their officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents in connection with any legal action, claim or dispute;
(5) To satisfy any contractual obligation to indemnify its contractors, Partners or other third parties in connection with any legal action, claim or dispute;
(7) To prevent imminent physical harm or threats to public safety;
(8) To third party vendors that ALLIED may use to perform functions on behalf of ALLIED, such as companies that process credit card transactions
(9) To prevent fraud;
(10) To engage in debt collection; and
(11) For any legal purpose.
Further, certain transactions and services offered while visiting ALLIED Web Sites may be processed or provided by third parties under contract with us for fulfillment and other purposes. In such cases, we may share Your Information with those Third Parties.
Cookies and Web Beacons
In addition, ALLIED Web Sites utilize cookies to provide a unique identifier to your computer. This helps us to generate statistics regarding usage of ALLIED Web Sites, such as the percentage of repeat visitors. In situations where ALLIED has obtained Personal Information, the unique identifiers may be matched with such Personal Information. In addition, when you submit information to any ALLIED Web Site the information may be stored in a cookie on our computer and in files generated by third party vendors that assist in the processing and fulfillment of any services offered by ALLIED Web Sites.
We may also use "web beacons" (also referred to as single-pixel gifs, tracking bugs, tracking pixels, pixel tags, or clear gifs) that monitor your use of our sites. Web beacons (or web bugs) are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering graphic image on a web page for the purpose of transferring data, such as their (Internet Protocol) address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the web beacon appears, the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the page on which the web beacon appears, the time the page containing the web beacon was viewed, the types of browser that fetched the web beacon and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server. When corresponding with you via HTML capable e-mail, web beacons let us know whether you received and opened our e-mail.
Security of Information
While ALLIED strives to secure your Personal Information, even reasonable security measures do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit via the Internet, including information submitted to ALLIED Web Sites. ALLIED cannot guarantee that information it seeks to protect will be protected under all circumstances, including those beyond its reasonable control. By accessing ALLIED Web Sites, you agree that you transmit information to ALLIED via the ALLIED Web Site at your own risk.
How You Can Access and/or Correct Your Information
If you wish to opt out of receiving solicitations from us or wish to correct Your Information, email us at email@example.com and inform us of your preferences, or write to:
Allied Interpreting Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 480347
Los Angeles, California 90048
To Users Outside of the United States
This web site is maintained on servers located within the territorial borders of the United States and subject to its laws, regulations and court precedent. Any of Your Information collected by us in connection with the ALLIED Web Sites shall be subject to the privacy and disclosure laws of the United States.
Children and the ALLIED Web Sites
ALLIED Web Sites are intended for an adult audience. We do not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of eighteen (18) and will delete any information later determined to be from a user younger than eighteen (18).
If you have further questions, comments or concerns, please contact us:
By emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
By writing us at:
Allied Interpreting Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 480347
Los Angeles, California 90048
THIS POLICY IS INTENDED TO COMPLY FULLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ONLINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LIABILITY LIMITATION ACT AND THE DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT.
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