PRIVACY & SECURITY

TESCRA is committed to protecting your privacy while you use our Web site. This statement describes our Privacy Policy and practices, specifically, any personal information that TESCRA obtains from you when you visit our site.

Your use and continued use of our Web site indicates your acceptance of the practices described in our Privacy Policy and the collection, use, disclosure, maintenance, management and storage of your Personal Information as described herein.

OTHER SITESOur Web site may contain links to other Web sites or references that are operated and maintained by third parties. TESCRA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other Web sites or how information you provide to these Web sites is handled. If you should choose to explore these Web sites, we suggest that you carefully review the individual privacy policies of these Web sites before disclosing any personal information.

COOKIESOur Web site uses cookies to identify you as a unique visitor and to personalize your experience. Cookies are pieces of information that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable us to more easily communicate and interact with you. Your privacy and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from our Web site. Cookies are encrypted and sent securely, and no personal information is collected by or stored within this cookie. You may disallow cookies through your web browser and still browse and shop on our Web site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED We will request and may store any information you knowingly and voluntarily provide to us through our Web site.

TESCRA collects personal information when you register with TESCRA for an account as a client, potential client or guest user, when you register to attend a seminar or participate in an online forum or survey, when you ask to be included in an email or other mailing list, or when you submit your personal information to TESCRA for any other reason. From time to time, TESCRA receives personal information from business partners and vendors. TESCRA only uses such information if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with this Privacy Policy and applicable laws.

SHARING OF INFORMATIONAs a global organization, your personal information may be shared with other TESCRA offices. These entities are governed by this Privacy Policy.

Your personal information is never shared outside TESCRA without your permission. TESCRA may share your personal information to other companies or people under any of the following circumstances: when we have your consent to share the information; we need to share your information to provide the service you have requested; we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of TESCRA to provide a service to you (we will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose); or we want to keep you up to date on the latest service announcements, or other information we think you would like to hear about either from us or from our business partners (unless you have opted out of these types of communications). We will also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, to enforce our Terms of Use, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our Web sites.

CHOICE/OPT-OUTOur Web site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications. Please contact info@tescra.com to "opt-out" of this feature, and have yourself removed from our databases. This will not affect the use of cookies and other system data that we gather from you, as this is generally anonymous information that is used in aggregate form.

PUBLIC FORUMS
This Web site may make forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. We also encourage visitors to be courteous in communicating with others and to be smart about choosing when and to whom to release personal information online. Never disclose any personal information that is of a sensitive or confidential nature on any public area of our Web site.

SECURITYOur Web site uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), a protocol developed for transmitting private documents via the Internet. SSL uses a cryptographic system that uses two keys to encrypt data including your personal credit information.

True of all Internet use, despite all our efforts, there is always a risk that third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions. Therefore, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit, and you do so at your own risk.

CHILDREN UNDER 13This is a general audience Web site; it is not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from any child under the age of 13 at this Web site, nor do we send e-mail correspondence to anyone who tells us that they are under the age of 13.

UPDATES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
Modifications and/or amendments to this Privacy Policy will be posted on our Web site and will be effective from the date they are posted. Please check this page periodically for changes. These updated polices will apply to all current and past users of our Web site and supersede previous policies in effect.