What Personal Information Do We Gather?
To provide you with quality service, The Korte Company gathers the following types of information:
Information You Give Us:
For example, the contact information you give us or permit us to access (such as, but not limited to, name, shipping address, billing address, telephone number, e-mail address, activity and performance information) when you subscribe to a newsletter, create an account to access password protected content or participate in discussion boards, participate in a survey, or purchase publications.
Automatically Collected Information:
- The Internet domain from which you access the Website;
- The IP address (a unique number for each computer connected to the Internet) from which you access the Website;
- The type of browser (e.g., Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) used to access the Website and browser language;
- The operating system (Windows, Unix, etc.) used to access the Website;
- Device identifier and hardware information;
- The date and time you access the Website;
- The URLs of the pages you visit;
- Referring website URLs;
- Your username, if it was used to log in to the Website;
- If you visited The Korte Company’s Website from another website, the URL of the forwarding site;
- Cookie information; and
- Other information about your interactions with The Korte Company.
How Do We Use Information?
We use the information we gather to help The Korte Company make the Website more useful for you. With this data, The Korte Company learns about the number of visitors to the Website, the information and materials users are most interested in, and the types of technology used by The Korte Company’s visitors.
We may also use your information to:
- Enable your use of the Website;
- Enhance, customize and personalize your experiences and communications;
- Use Website features; and
- Administer contests, promotions, events, surveys or other features.
When and With Whom Do We Share Personal Information?
While The Korte Company generally does not share your personal information with other companies, we may transfer your information to The Korte Company’s vendors and service providers to conduct our business. For example, our vendors and service providers, among other things, may handle data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management.
Your information may be transferred to a third party as a part of our business assets in the event of a sale of a part or all of The Korte Company. If this should happen, notice will be provided by a posting to the Website or other form of communication.
The Korte Company Website, like many other commercial websites, may utilize a standard technology called “cookies” to collect information about how the Website is used. A cookie is a special packet of data designed to help a website operator determine whether a particular user has visited the website previously and what that user’s preferences are. Your browser’s Help resources tell you more about managing cookies.
From time-to-time, The Korte Company may request information from Website users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user, therefore, has a choice whether or not to disclose his or her personal information. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of the Website.
You may have opportunities on the Website to communicate with us by email. You may also choose to provide your email address to receive communications from us or third parties.
Use of the Website by Minors
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act requires that we not knowingly collect or share personal information from children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian. If a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information without such consent, please contact us at the address below so that we can delete such information. Youth under the age of 18 are encouraged to use our site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk. The Korte Company will have no liability for disclosure of information obtained due to errors in transmissions or the unauthorized intervention of third parties.
The Korte Company
12441 U.S. Highway 40
Highland, Illinois 62249