2. How we collect and use personal information
Personal Information You Volunteer. We collect any personal information that you provide while visiting or using the website. This may include your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and other contact information, and any other personal information that you submit when making purchases, setting up an account, filling out a form, using the forum, or otherwise submitting content on the website. We use this personal information for the purposes made apparent at the time of collection, as well as to communicate with you, provide you with our products and services, monitor and improve the quality of our products and services, and as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Automatic Collection of Information. Certain types of information may be collected automatically when you visit and use the website. For instance, we may collect the URL of the Internet site from which you linked to the website; the type of browser you are using; time and date stamp information; and information regarding your visit to the website. We do not treat this non-personally identifiable information as personal information, unless it is combined with your name or other information that personally identifies you.
Cookies. Like many Internet sites, this website may use session-based or persistent “cookies” or similar technologies to automatically gather certain information, and to offer a personalized experience when using the website. We use these technologies to enhance and facilitate use of the website. Some areas of the website may require cookies, and cannot be used without enabling cookies. If you are concerned about cookies stored on your computer, we encourage you to follow your web browser’s guidance for deleting cookies after completing a browsing session.
3. How we share personal information
Service Providers. We may share personal information collected through the website with companies that perform services on our behalf, including companies that provide web hosting, data storage, credit card processing, and billing services.
Affiliates and Business Partners. We may share personal information collected through the website with our affiliated entities and strategic business partners. These companies may use the information to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest, and as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Law Enforcement and Protection. We may disclose your personal information when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law (including a court order or subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; or to protect the rights, property or safety of our website, other users, or third parties. We reserve the right to report to appropriate law enforcement or government agencies any activities that we believe to be harmful or unlawful, with or without providing notice to you.
Business Transfers. All personal information is treated as a business asset, and may be transferred to another entity that acquires an ownership interest in our company, including as the result of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, reorganization, dissolution or liquidation.
4. Privacy practices of third parties
Please consider carefully the types of personal information and other content that you post on the website. Many areas of the website, including our user forums, can be viewed by CNX customers as well as visitors. We have no control over how other users may use or misuse the content that you post to the website, or for any actions taken by other users online or offline. You acknowledge and agree that CNX is not responsible and shall have no liability for any third party’s use of personal information or other content that you post on the website, or for any online or offline actions in connection therewith.
This website may contain links to other Internet sites. Inclusion of these links should not be construed as any sort of affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, or approval. You should review the privacy policies of other Internet sites carefully before providing any information to such Internet sites. We shall not be responsible or liable for any information, opinions, goods or services available on or through any third party Internet site, or any third party Internet site’s privacy practices.
This website is intended for and directed to adults. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not knowingly permit submission of personally identifiable information by anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifiable information.
6. Online security
We implement measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of any sensitive non-public personal information under our control. However, please bear in mind that no website or data transmission over the Internet is totally secure. As a result, we cannot promise or guarantee the security of any personal information you submit through the website.