- Our Collection and Use of Personal Information
- Examples of Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It
You may provide R-1 Inc with a variety of Personal Information, including your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, payment information, and tax identification number. The Personal Information we collect allows us to deliver requested products, services and information to you, to stay in contact with you, and to manage R-1 Inc ’s relationship with you. By providing R-1 Inc with Personal Information, you consent to R-1 Inc ’s transfer and storage of that information. R-1 Inc also may use your Personal Information for research, development, and analysis, and for advertising, marketing, product and service offerings, security, fraud prevention, and other business activities.
- Our Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
Non-Personal Information is information in a form that does not allow for direct association with a specific person. This information is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. We may collect, use, monitor, analyze, transfer, and disclose Non-Personal Information for any purpose.
- Examples of Non-Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It
- Non-Personal Information includes:
Device Information – We may collect specific information for the device you use to access our website. For example, we may collect device model, IP address, MAC address, operating system version, application software, fonts, and other device information and identifiers.
Log Information – When you visit our website, we collect certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes IP address, browser version, ISP data, referring and exit pages, operating system version, date / time stamps, cookie data, and clickstream data. We use Log Information to administer the website, analyze trends, maintain site security, learn about user behavior, and improve the overall quality and availability of the site.
Click-Through URLs – In some email messages, we use a Click-Through URL to link to content on our website. When you click one of these URLs, you pass through a separate web server before reaching our site. We use Click-Through URLs to help us determine interest in a particular topic and to measure the effectiveness of our email communications.
- Our Sharing of Information with Others
We do not share Personal Information with businesses or individuals outside of R-1 Inc, except under the following circumstances:
Consent – We will share your Personal Information with others outside of R-1 Inc when we have your consent to do so.
Service Providers – We provide Personal Information to related companies and other trusted businesses or persons who use, analyze, or process it on our behalf, based on our instructions and in compliance with appropriate confidentiality and security measures. For example, we may use others to:
- deliver, evaluate the effectiveness of, and assist in improving our products and services
- conduct consumer research and satisfaction surveys
- assist us in analyzing and understanding consumers and how to reach them more effectively
- assist us in fraud prevention, with our security measures, and to provide us technical support
- provide customer support
- manage customer data, and to ensure data integrity and accuracy
- process financial transactions and perform accounting functions
- advertise, market, or make product or service offerings
Legal Reasons – We will share Personal Information with others outside of R-1 Inc if we have a good-faith belief that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to:
- comply with applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request
- protect our operations or customers
- detect, investigate, or address fraud, security, or technical problems
- investigate potential violations of and enforce applicable terms of service
In the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third-party.
We may share Non-Personal Information publicly and with our strategic partners. For example, we may share Non-Personal Information to describe the size and success of our firm.
- Transparency and Choice
You may find additional information, opt-out of, or otherwise customize display advertising from Google or DoubleClick by visiting Google’s Ads Preference Manager.
You may find additional information and opt-out of other participating third-party display advertising by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
R-1 Inc may use third-party analytics companies, including Google Analytics to analyze and understand user behavior when visiting our website.
You may find additional information and opt-out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
You also may want to consider disabling cookies within your browser. Please note, however, that certain features of the R-1 Inc website will not function properly or be available once cookies are disabled.
- Social Media Plug-ins
Plug-ins for social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Windows and Google plus (among others), may be integrated on R-1 Inc’s website.
- Information Security and Retention
- Third Party Privacy Policies
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 18. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 18, we will take steps to delete the Personal Information as soon as possible.
- Consumer Surveys
R-1 Inc may invite you to join a survey panel through which you will be able to share your opinions about proposed new services or other issues relevant to R-1 Inc and its practice. Your participation in this panel is voluntary and is not required in order to engage R-1 Inc ’s services. Opting in also does not affect your ongoing R-1 Inc services. If you are invited to join a survey panel, your input may be sought in order to assist R-1 Inc to better market its R-1 Inc services to interested consumers and provide more efficient and effective services overall. You agree that R-1 Inc, including its third party providers, can use (as it chooses and at its sole discretion) any information and feedback you provide in response to survey and panel questions. You acknowledge and agree that R-1 Inc will be the sole owner of the services and survey questions about which you provide information and feedback and that you have no claim to any R-1 Inc services or the revenue or profits derived from them. You hereby assign to R-1 Inc all intellectual property rights embodied in the information and feedback you provide to R-1 Inc (about the services and in response to the survey questions) and shall execute any documents necessary to effect the foregoing. All information and feedback you provide to R-1 Inc as part of the panel is the confidential business proprietary information of R-1 Inc and you shall not disclose such information and feedback to anyone other than the designated individuals at R-1 Inc responsible for the services and/or survey(s). You warrant and represent that your participation on the panel will not violate the rights of any person or entity and will not cause liability for payment to any entity or person. If you participate, you will be awarded points based on your completing surveys and otherwise engaging in the panel. You acknowledge and agree that you understand that any points or awards provided are solely for completing surveys and otherwise participating in the panel. It is within R-1 Inc ’s sole discretion to decide what award to provide and the points that will be required for an award. The award system may be changed at R-1 Inc ’s discretion, but if a panel participant has met the minimum requirement for an award, that award will be provided to the individual before applying a new incentive structure.
You also acknowledge and understand that information you provide as part of the panel will be kept on the platform provided by R-1 Inc’s third party provider(s). This type of information may include answers you have given as part of the panel registration process and substantive answers you have given in surveys.
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Last Updated 01/02/2018