The SharperAgent Privacy Statement and Online User Information applies to SharperAgent and its worldwide corporate affiliates sites, or any sites controlled by, or under partial control of, SharperAgent ("we" or "our"), but not to those SharperAgent corporate affiliates that have published their own privacy and security statements. This privacy statement also does not apply to the web sites of our business partners or to any other third parties, even if their web sites are linked to our web site. We recommend you review the privacy statements of the other parties with whom you interact.
This privacy statement governs personal information we collect from our customers and online from our web site users ("you"), through SharperAgent products, services, software, web sites, contacts and/or relationship with you. For the purposes of this privacy statement, "corporate affiliates" means any entity or joint venture that is wholly or partially owned or controlled by SharperAgent "Business partners" means any subcontractor, vendor or other entity with whom we have an ongoing business relationship to provide products, services, or information. "Personal information" means information which identifies you or individuals listed in your "Contacts", such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses.
Information We Collect
We may ask you to provide personal information when you:
Information we may collect includes e-mail address, name, home address, and telephone number. If you make a purchase, we may ask for your credit card number and billing information. Job applicants may be requested to provide information such as educational background, employment experience, and job interest. We may also collect demographic information, such as business or company information, age, gender, interests, preferences and favorites.
We may collect information about your visits to our web sites, including the pages you view, the links you click, search terms you enter, and other actions you take in connection with the SharperAgent web sites and services. We may also collect certain information from the browser you used to come to our web site, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and language, access times, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the web site that referred you to our web site and to which URL you browse away from our site if you click on a link on our site.
When you receive newsletters or promotional e-mails from SharperAgent, we may use WEB BEACONS (described below), customized links or similar technologies to determine whether the e-mail has been opened and which links you click. The data is used to help determine the effectiveness of our communications with you, and to provide you with more focused communications.
In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with SharperAgent, information collected through one source may be combined with information obtained through other SharperAgent resources. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other parties as well.
How We Use Personal Information
SharperAgent uses personal information to:
We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes without your express consent.
Personal information collected may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which SharperAgent or its corporate affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using SharperAgent products and services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Disclosing Personal Information
We may share your personal information with corporate affiliates to carry out transactions you request or to make our business or that of our corporate affiliates more responsive to your needs. We may also disclose your personal information in connection with law enforcement, fraud prevention, or other legal action; as required by law or regulation; or if SharperAgent reasonably believes it is necessary to protect SharperAgent, its customers or the public. In addition, we may share your personal information with business partners that help SharperAgent carry out transactions you request or that help SharperAgent to customize, analyze and/or improve our communication or relationship with you, and then only with business partners who share SharperAgent's commitment to protecting your personal information. Except as described above, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes unless you have provided consent.
How You Can Access Your Information
SharperAgent wants to help you keep your personal information accurate. To view or edit your personal information that has been stored online, please visit the "User Info" section of the SharperAgent.com web site. For the security of your account, you will be required to sign in with your login ID and password.
How We Secure Your Personal Information
SharperAgent is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, such as encryption, passwords, physical security, etc. While we strive to protect your personal information, SharperAgent cannot ensure or warrant that the personal information or private communications you transmit to us will always remain private, and you do so at your own risk.
A password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information. It is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.
Collection and Use of Children's Personal Information
SharperAgent takes children's privacy seriously. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18 through our websites.
If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through our websites without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.
You have the ability 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. If you are using a public computer or do not otherwise want this information to be stored, you can select the appropriate radio button on the sign-in page, and this cookie will not be used. If you choose to decline COOKIES, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of SharperAgent web sites and services that depend on COOKIES.
How We Use WEB BEACONS
We, or third parties with whom we have contracted or sub contracted, may use WEB BEACONS on our web site, in our e-mails, in our advertisements on other web sites, or in our advertisements in others' e-mails. A Web beacon is an electronic image that can be used to recognize a cookie on your computer when you view a Web page or e-mail. WEB BEACONS help us measure the effectiveness of our web site and our advertising in various ways, for example, by counting the number of individuals who visit our web site from a particular advertisement or make a purchase from our web site after viewing a particular advertisement as well as by telling us when a Web page is viewed and providing a description of the page where the Web beacon is placed. WEB BEACONS also help us measure the effectiveness of our e-mail campaigns, for example, by counting the number of individuals who open or act upon an e-mail message, determining when an e-mail message is opened and determining how many times an e-mail message is forwarded.
The information we collect may include some limited personal information, and WEB BEACONS allow us to recognize users by accessing SharperAgent COOKIES. We may also combine the information that we collect through WEB BEACONS with other personal information we have collected from you. We use all of this information to better tailor our marketing to you and may use this information for other purposes, such as to enable a shopping cart, customize content on our web site and undertake internal research.
We may allow third parties to compile individual information or aggregated statistics from our use of WEB BEACONS to enable such third parties to determine the effectiveness of online marketing and to allow such third parties to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser's site. Aggregate information is anonymous and may include demographic and usage information. No personally identifiable information about you is shared with partners for this research. We prohibit WEB BEACONS on our sites from being used by third parties to access your personal information.
You can make some WEB BEACONS unusable by rejecting COOKIES.
Third-Party Web sites and Services
Please be aware that other websites that may be accessed through our web site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third-party websites linked to SharperAgent.com are not covered by this privacy statement.
Please be aware that, in providing services on SharperAgent's behalf, our business partners may collect personal information about you.
Changes to Our Global Privacy Statement Regarding Customer and Online User Information
We will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we post changes to this privacy statement, we will revise the "Privacy Statement and Online User Information Effective Date" at the end of this paragraph. If there are material changes to this privacy statement or in how SharperAgent will use your personal information, we will notify you by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the change. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how SharperAgent is protecting your personal information. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are initially posted on the web site.
Privacy Statement Regarding Customer and Online User Information Effective Date: October 15, 2015
If you would like to contact us for any reason regarding our privacy practices, please write us at the following address:
1840 York Road, Timonium MD 21093