Last updated: November 13, 2014
Collection of Personal Information
In order to enhance users’ experiences when visiting the Website, we collect the following types of information as users browse the Website:
Use of Your Information
Personal Information. Gathering Personal Information about our users allows us to serve you better. We will not use your Personal Information in a way that is prohibited by applicable law. Here are some ways in which we might use your Personal Information:
We may ask you to voluntarily provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experiences with us, and contact preferences. This information may be combined with information about you, which we gathered from other offline sources. We and our affiliates may use the information to design correspondence customized to your interests. For example, if you indicate that you are a fan of women’s basketball, we may e-mail you when our women’s basketball team is playing in your town.
Protection of Your Information
To prevent unauthorized access to, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, no security system is perfect, and we cannot guarantee that information you provide to us over the Internet will remain private. We also cannot guarantee that information you transmit to us over the Internet will not be intercepted.
Use of Website by Children
The Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information via the Website from visitors in this age group and will take prompt steps to delete any such personally identifiable information.
For California Alumni Only
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 requires certain businesses to disclose, upon a written request, (i) a list of the kinds of personal information that the business has disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, and (ii) the names and addresses of all of the third parties that received personal information from the business for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. Businesses must respond to such requests within 30 days, but they are only obligated to respond to one request from a customer in a calendar year.
If you live in California, you may request this disclosure by sending an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org listing your name, address, and e-mail address. You must also specifically indicate the nature of your request by including the following language or language substantially similar to it: “I request that you send me your third-party information sharing disclosures as required by California Civil Code Section 1798.83.” Alternatively, you can mail your request to the following address:
ATTN: Director of Advancement Design and Electronic Media
PO Box 7467
Hickory, NC 28603
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