“Personal information” means information that identifies you or could reasonably be used to identify you and which is submitted to and/or collected by WWG website and maintained by WWG in an accessible form. Examples of personal information include your name, your postal address and your telephone number.
How does WWG collect information online?
WWG collects information in two ways:
Personal Information You Submit: WWG collects personal information that you enter into data fields on WWG website. For example, you may submit your name, postal address, e-mail address, and/or other information in order to receive information about various subjects, contact WWG customer service, or respond to WWG surveys. To protect your privacy, you should not provide WWG with any information that is not specifically requested.
Passive Collection of Unidentifiable Information: WWG website may collect information about your visits to WWG website without you actively submitting such information. Unidentifiable information may be collected using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags, and web beacons. Your Internet browser automatically transmits to WWG website some of this unidentifiable information, such as the URL of the website you just visited and the browser version your computer is operating. Passive information collection technologies can make your use of WWG website easier by allowing WWG to provide better service, customize sites based on consumer preferences, compile statistics, analyze trends, and otherwise administer and improve WWG website. Certain features of WWG website may not work without use of passive information collection technologies. Information collected by these technologies cannot be used to identify you without additional identifiable information.
In what circumstances might WWG collect and use personal information?
WWG will use the personal information you provide through WWG website to respond to your questions and to provide you with efficient customer service. After you have entered personal information into a form or data field on WWG website, WWG may use certain identifying technologies to allow that website to “remember” your personal preferences. We may also use this personal information for other business purposes, such as to offer you the opportunity to receive notices, to invite you to participate, or to notify you about our portfolio.
Does WWG consolidate personal information?
WWG may consolidate the personal information of customers who use WWG website. We use this information to help us better design WWG Website and WWG portfolio, to communicate information to you, to enhance our activities, and to facilitate other business functions.
What choices do I have about how WWG collects and uses personal information about me?
You may always limit the amount and type of personal information that WWG receives about you by choosing not to enter any personal information into forms or data fields on WWG website. Other parts of WWG website may ask whether you wish to opt out or opt into our contact lists for offers and additional services that may be of interest to you.
You may also be provided with preference questions or preference boxes allowing you to indicate that you do not want WWG website to use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to “remember” your personal information, such as user IDs or mailing addresses, on return visits. However, WWG website use tracking technologies to collect unidentifiable information do not generally provide you with the ability to opt out of the tracking technologies. Some Internet browsers allow you to limit or disable the use of tracking technologies that collect unidentifiable information.
Who will have access to personal information about me?
Personal information can be accessed by a restricted number of WWG employees, by certain companies with which WWG may conduct joint programs, and by individuals and entities with whom WWG contracts to carry out business activities for WWG. We train our employees about the importance of privacy and how to handle and manage customer data appropriately and securely. Also, it is WWG’s practice to notify you if you are registering for a program which is conducted in conjunction with another company that may require access to your personal information. In addition, WWG’s practice is to require its contractors to keep your personal information confidential and to use personal information only to perform functions for WWG.
How does WWG secure personal information?
It is WWG’s practice to secure each web page that collects personal information; however, the confidentiality of personal information transmitted over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. We urge you to exercise caution when transmitting personal information over the Internet, especially personal information related to your health. WWG cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not gain access to your personal information; therefore, when submitting personal information to WWG website, you must weigh both the benefits and the risks.
How may I correct personal information or delete it from current customer records?
You may request to remove your personal information from our current customer records or to amend your personal information. Please notify us of your wishes by contacting us in one of the ways specified below. For our record keeping purposes, we will retain certain personal information you submit in conjunction with commercial transactions.
How will I know whether WWG has updated this policy?
You may request to remove your personal information from our current customer records or to amend your personal information. Please notify us of your wishes by contacting us. For our record keeping purposes, we will retain certain personal information you submit in conjunction with commercial transactions.