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Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. WestGroup Research is the sole owner of the information collected on https://www.westgroupresearch.com/.
WestGroup Research may collect personally identifiable information from our users at multiple points on our website.
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the https://www.westgroupresearch.com/ website. On some pages, you can make requests and register to receive materials. We do not share aggregated demographic information about our user base. We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information. We do not share personally identifiable information with third parties.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click-stream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may update us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The security of your personal information is important to us. 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.
We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information. This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by WestGroup Research. Please be aware that WestGroup Research, is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
We use the information you provide about yourself to communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
In order to provide certain services to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submitted to us with information from third-party sources. In the event WestGroup Research goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via prominent notice on our website for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Personal Information Collection and Use
Information You Provide Directly to WestGroup Research
If you are interested in obtaining information, products, or services from WestGroup Research you may need to provide us or our third party service providers with information about yourself. For example, you might provide WestGroup Research with personal information on our website in the following ways:
We may on some occasions use information we collect to inform you of upcoming publications or other marketing material that would serve your interest. We do not sell or share this information with individuals or organizations outside WestGroup Research for any purpose, including marketing or promotional purposes.
Your Consent and Right to “Opt Out”
You have the right to “opt-out” of certain uses of your Personal Information.
For example, at the time you are requested to provide personal information on this website and/or through our services, you may have the opportunity to elect to, or not to: (1) receive promotional correspondence (2) have your personal information shared with other companies or individuals.
You may also make an opt-out request directly in the platform at any time by using the unsubscribe link or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com . In this email please identify which WestGroup Research communication channel or service you are referring to.
Please understand that if you opt-out of receiving promotional correspondence from WestGroup Research, we may still contact you in connection with your account with us. Also, a request to have us stop sharing your personal information with other companies or individuals will only apply as of the date of the request, and WestGroup Research will not be responsible for any communications that you may receive from companies or individuals that received your personal information. In these cases, please contact that company or individual directly.
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The privacy implications of this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Turning cookies off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world’s websites — cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that you have concerns about cookies relating to so-called spyware. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with anti-spyware software.
How do I change my cookie settings?
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For more information about our policies, call (800) 999-1200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org