WHAT WE COLLECT
Some of the information we might collect includes:
• Contact information including email address
• Demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
• Other information relevant to customer surveys or offers
Google Analytics helps us analyze data about web page traffic. This requires the use of traffic cookies. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Cookies used by Google analytics are extremely important so that we may understand our visitors on the site. We use it to measure traffic at different times and places in the world.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information that we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
WITH WHOM INFORMATION IS SHARED
None of your information will be shared with third parties. Southern Home Express may use your e-mail address in the future to contact you regarding the site, however, an opt-out will always be provided. Your name and website may be displayed on the site if you post a comment or a message in the forum. However, your e-mail address and privacy will always be kept secure.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You need to exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
• When you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
• If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties that we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
OUR POLICY TOWARD CHILDREN
Southern Home Express is a family friendly website. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with Personal Information without specific parent’s or guardian’s consent, we will take steps to delete such information. If you become aware that a child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us.
If Southern Home Express chooses to send out newsletter updates in the future and we have your email address on file, you may receive a copy of our newsletter. However, every newsletter has an easy way to opt out. We have no intention of filling your email box with anything you don’t want to receive.