The Ten Leaders Cooperative is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to our Web sites. By using a Ten Leaders Web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States or in any other country in which Ten Leaders or its affiliates does business. Your access and use of a Ten Leaders Web site constitutes your consent to the transfer of your data out of your country.
Our sites contain links to other Web sites over which we have no control. Ten Leaders is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from a Ten Leaders Web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on a Ten Leaders Web site, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of our Web sites, The Ten Leaders Cooperative requests or might request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, Ten Leaders collects or might collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or might collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on Ten Leadersís Web sites where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you submit inquiries.
We also gather or might gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what pages or areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or might be collected by Ten Leaders. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
Use of Information by Ten Leaders
We use the information we gather on Ten Leaders Web sites, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Ten Leaders Web sites, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
We might also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from Ten Leaders or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that might be offered.
We might use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Ten Leaders site, such as new Ten Leaders opportunities and additional listings which might be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit to us becomes our property, and we can use such feedback for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of Ten Leaders Web sites (such as the pages and areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
We might disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples might include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, or providing marketing assistance. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
We might disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of Ten Leaders (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We might disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of Ten Leaders's business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event Ten Leaders becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Ten Leaders or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.
Ten Leaders might also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to its Web sites with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they might understand the kinds of visitors to Ten Leaders's site and how those visitors use the site.
Ten Leaders uses "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You might have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you might be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that might hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the Ten Leaders Web site.
Ten Leaders has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for Ten Leaders, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at email@example.com or call us at 201.242.9499.
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at 201.242.9499. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Update effective January, 2011.