Browser Information. When you enter our sites, information is gathered from your Internet browser. This information may include your IP address (which allows us to determine the identity of your Internet service provider), your operating system and the type of browser software that you are using to access the site. This information allows us to upgrade our sites as necessary to optimize their efficiency. All information obtained from your browser is anonymous, and no personal information is ever transmitted to us in this manner.
Personal Information. Certain portions of our sites or services may require you to submit personal information before we provide you with information on or access to our services. For example, becoming a member of our association requires you to submit personal information. Such personal information may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
Unsolicited E-Mail. Should you voluntarily provide personal information to us, you may receive e-mail messages from us. Such messages may include announcements regarding our sites and our services.
Security Precautions. Where appropriate, we may employ firewalls, encryption technology, user authentication systems and access control mechanisms to control access to our systems, data and sites. However, you should exercise discretion with respect to the submission of any personal information to our sites. Transmitting information via the Internet is never completely secure and, therefore, any information submitted may be intercepted, collected, used or disclosed by others.
Not Intended for Children. Our sites are intended for use only by persons age 13 or older. We will not knowingly solicit, collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 13.