Updated as of April 26, 2007
order to demonstrate that commitment and to ensure the confidence of visitors
to our www.tshore.com Web site (the “Site”).
that you voluntarily submit to us will be electronically delivered to our web
servers located in the State of Michigan in the United States. By
using this site you consent to the transfer of this information and to our use
of such data as outlined in this policy.
We collect two
types of information:
1. Traffic Data. Our Site automatically recognizes the following
non-personally identifiable information when you visit the Site: (i) IP
address; (ii) domain server; (iii) type of computer; and (iv) type of web
browser (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous
information that does not personally identify you, but is helpful for
marketing purposes and for improving your experience on the Site. We use
this information to examine our traffic in aggregate and to ensure the security
of the data and our infrastructure.
2. Personal Information Collected. In order for us to fully serve you
and for you to fully access certain services that we offer via the Site, we
require you to provide us with information that personally identifies you or
your company (“Personal Information”). For example, we require accurate Personal
Information to, among other things, sign you up for our Printer’s Ink Letter,
complete an estimate, inquire about employment or submit feedback.
Personal Information may include: (i) Contact Data (such as your name, job
title, occupation, phone number, company name, company address, mailing and
e-mail addresses); (ii) Financial Data (such as your credit check scores and
information, account or credit card numbers); (iii) Demographic Data (such as
your zip codeand income). If you communicate with us by e-mail, post
messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin boards or forums, or otherwise
complete online forms, surveys, any information provided in such communication
may be collected as Personal Information. Our use of this Personal
Information is set forth below.
Submitting Personal Information is Your Choice
You may choose not
to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can
still access and use much of the Site; however you will not be able to access
and use those portions of the Site that require your Personal Information.
Use of Personal
Information you enter on this Site is used to respond or contact you when
necessary and to provide our visitors with a better Internet experience.
Your Personal Information will be kept in the strictest confidence. From
time to time, we aggregate Personal Information entered into our Site in order
to identify our demographic audience (collective characteristics/ behavior) and
to measure overall interest in specific areas of the Site. By aggregating
the Personal Information into a form whereby we can no longer personally
identify you, we are allowed to analyze how and where to best use our resources
without impinging on your privacy. Thomson-Shore may use this information
for promotional purposes. Again, however, all such aggregate
information is not personally identifiable. Except as
Information private and will not disclose, sell, exchange or share it with
third parties, without your approval, unless such disclosure is necessary to:
Comply with the law, a court order or legal process;
Protect our rights or property; or
of Personal Information
Information is stored on secure web servers that are not accessible by third
parties. However, while we take efforts to ensure the integrity and
security of our network and systems, we cannot absolutely guarantee that our
security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” or other malfeasants from
illegally obtaining this information.
reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to
safeguard the security and integrity of your personal information. All
information sent when requesting a quotation will be encrypted (SSL) whenever
transmitted online. Your Personal Information is accessible only by
designated Thomson-Shore employees, and only for purposes intended by the
submitter of the information. To protect the security of information exchanged
with customers in the customer-specific area of the web site, customers are
provided with user names and passwords to access their information. All
information that is exchanged while accessing the customer specific portion of
the Website is encrypted.
Letter Subscription Information
If you would like to subscribe to our Printer’s Ink Newsletter list, please let
us know by using the subscription features entitled “Click Here To Signup For
The Newsletter” located on the “Printer’s Ink Newsletter” portion of our
Site. You may always download an electronic version of our Newsletter
directly from this Website.
If you would like
to unsubscribe from a particular mailing list, simply click on the opt-out link
provided in the message or e-mail a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
with “Unsubscribe” in the subject field.
Other Limits to
The Site may contain
links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy
practices or the content of such other Web sites. We also may make chat
rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to you. Please
understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public
information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution
when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.
Right to Change
We reserve the
right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this
Site. Any such change, update or modification will be effective
immediately upon posting on the Site.
take special care to protect the privacy needs of children under the age of 13
and encourage parents to be an active participant in their child's online
activities. We abide by the requirements of the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act (COPPA) and other relevant laws. Our Site does not target and is
not intended for children under the age of 13, and we will not knowingly
collect Personal Information from them. If we discover personal data from a child gathered through our Site, we
will eliminate that data. This Site is
not intended for children under the age of 18. If you are under 18 you
must ask a parent for permission prior to submitting any information to this
If you have any