COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
SHERMAN reserves the right to collect and store individual, anonymous or aggregate information about Users who visit its Sites as well as Users who submit information by contacting SHERMAN. SHERMAN collects and stores this information to: improve the Sites’ efficiency and content; analyze trends, process requests for information and services; deliver information about SHERMAN property and services; improve marketing efforts; gather broad demographic information for aggregate use; administer the Sites and improve client services.
SHERMAN DOES NOT provide this information or other information that it collects from the Sites to third parties except for the following. SHERMAN may disclose individual information to comply with valid legal processes (such as in response to a valid order of a court or other governmental body, but only to the extent of and for the purposes of such order), if it is found that a User’s actions violated SHERMAN’s Terms and Conditions.
SHERMAN may employ companies and individuals to perform marketing and administrative functions on its behalf. These companies and individuals may have access to User’s individual and technical information needed to perform their designated functions, but may not use it for any other purposes. SHERMAN reserves the right to send Users email or postal mail related to SHERMAN, its property and services. Users that do not want to receive e-mail or postal mail from SHERMAN in the future should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIRD PARTY WEB SITES
The SHERMAN Sites may contain links to other third party Web sites. SHERMAN does not control and is not responsible for the privacy practices, policies and content of these third party linked Web sites. SHERMAN recommends to Users to read the individual privacy practices and policies of these third party linked Web sites if they have any questions or concerns.
At this time, encryption or security measures are not in use on SHERMAN’s Sites to fully protect and guarantee communication transmissions and submissions to or from SHERMAN’s Sites. Users should consider carefully whether to submit sensitive information that they would not want to make public. Use of SHERMAN’s Sites is solely at the User’s own risk. For more information see SHERMAN’s Terms and Conditions.
SHERMAN sites may employ the use of session cookies. Once the user closes their browser, the session cookie is automatically deleted. Session cookies may be used to maintain application state, among other things. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use the site, however the sites may fail to function properly.
In compliance with the Childrens Online Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. ßß 6501 – 6506 and 16 C.F.R. ßß 312.1 – 312.12, SHERMAN does not permit children under 13 years of age to become Users of the SHERMAN Sites. SHERMAN does not collect information from children. By using the Sites, User represents that User is not under 13 years of age.