Privacy policy



This is the privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") for the ipPerformance Group, Inc. (“ ipPerformance”) Web Site (this "Site"). This Privacy Policy sets forth our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of certain personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") relating to an individual's use of this Site. Your use of this Site signifies your understanding and acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and part of, the ipPerformance Web Site Terms and Conditions, which govern your use of this Site in general, and shall be read as if the Terms and Conditions and Privacy are one unified document.


Information Collected
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personally identifiable information in order to use the ipPerformance. Web site. Personally identifiable information is not collected via the ipPerformance Website unless it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.


Cookies and Web Beacons
To ensure that the ipPerformance Web site is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within it, cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow Web sites to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) are used on the ipPerformance Web site to collect aggregate data. Cookies and web beacons may be used to track information and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information is used to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the ipPerformance Web site to make sure that it is serving as a useful, effective information source.


These cookies and web beacons are not used to collect any personally identifiable information such as your name or email address. Further, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies.


Information Use
Personally identifiable information submitted via the ipPerformance Web site is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register to gain access to premium content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey or request future communications about specific areas of interest, the information you submit may be used to respond to you: to create a personal profile that will allow the ipPerformance to manage their relationship with you, such as providing you with information they feel would be of interest to you or to facilitate responding to further requests or inquiries from you: or to personalize your Web site experience. In addition, the webmasters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.


A user may choose to provide personal information in the following examples:


• Order publications
• Submit resumes or work history information
• Participate in "join our mailing list" initiatives
• Participate in bulletin boards, discussion or message forums
• Contact us for further information
• Enter Quick Surveys, Quiz's or Benchmarking Surveys
• Register for events and conferences
• Register for premium online services

Information attained by the site is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. This data is not shared.


You may at any time request to be removed from emails or other communications generated in response to your registration on the ipPerformance Web site.


Testimonials
We post testimonials from time to time. We always receive permission to post prior to posting.


Opting Out
Upon request, ipPerformance will allow any user to opt out of our periodic communications. You can contact us through (via email, FAX or telephone) or follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each promotional email sent to you.


General Security Policy
ipPerformance is aware of your privacy concerns and strives to collect only as much data as is required to make your ipPerformance experience as efficient and satisfying as possible, in the most unobtrusive manner as possible.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
 
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at operations@ipperform.com

Information Sharing and Disclosure
ipPerformance does not sell, share or rent personal information about you collected on ipPerformance.

How to Unsubscribe
If you no longer want to receive e-mail communications from ipPerformance, you may unsubscribe by clicking the "Unsubscribe" button at the top or bottom of each e-mail ipPerformance sends, or by otherwise following the instructions to "opt out" appearing on that e-mail.


Registration
In order to use many features of ipPerformance Web site (including participate in surveys, access survey results or download premium content), you may be asked to complete a registration form. During registration, you are required to provide contact information.


Links to Other Sites
ipPerformance Web site contains links to other Web sites. Please be aware that ipPerformance is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by ipPerformance Web site.



Updating Personal Information
If your personal information changes, you may update it at any time. To correct or update personal information, go to your user profile on our Web site.


Changes to our Privacy Policy
ipPerformance reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between ipPerformance and any user visiting the ipPerformance Web site or providing identifying information of any kind.

Children’s Privacy Protection
ipPerformance understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive online world. The ipPerformance Web site covered by this privacy policy is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.