The Minessence Group is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology
that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy
applies to the Minessence Group Web site and governs data collection and usage.
By using the Minessence Group website, you consent to the data practices described
in this statement.
Collection of your Personal
The Minessence Group collects personally identifiable information,
such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Minessence
Group may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to
you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, and preferences.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names,
access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the
operation of our service, to maintain quality service, and to provide general statistics
regarding use of the Minessence Group Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through Minessence Group public message boards, this
information may be collected and used by others. Note: Minessence Group does not
read any of your private online communications.
We encourage you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link
to from Minessence Group so that you can understand how those Web sites collect,
use and share your information. Minessence Group is not responsible for the privacy
statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Minessence Group and Minessence
Group family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Minessence Group collects and uses your personal information to
operate the Minessence Group Web site and deliver the services you have requested.
Minessence Group also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you
of other products or services available from Minessence Group and its affiliates.
Minessence Group may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your
opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Minessence Group does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Minessence Group may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business
partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases,
your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone
number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Minessence Group may
share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you
email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such
third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide
these services to Minessence Group, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality
of your information.
Minessence Group does not collect, use or disclose sensitive personal information,
such as race, religion, or political affiliations.
Minessence Group keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within
Minessence Group, in order to determine what Minessence Group services are the most
popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content within Minessence Group
to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject
Minessence Group Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice,
only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is
necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process
served on Minessence Group or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property
of Minessence Group; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal
safety of users of Minessence Group, or the public.
The Minessence Group Web site may, at some point in time, make use
of "cookies" to enhance your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is
placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs
or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can
only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save
you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned
to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Minessence Group pages, or register
with Minessence Group site or services, a cookie helps Minessence Group to recall
your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording
your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so
on. When you return to the same Minessence Group Web site, the information you previously
provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Minessence Group features that
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. The Minessence Group's website currently does not rely on cookies
for its operation, so, if you choose to decline cookies, it will have no effect
on your experience of our site.
Security of your Personal
Minessence Group secures your personal information from unauthorized
access, use or disclosure. Minessence Group secures the personally identifiable
information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment,
protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information
(such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected
through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
The Minessence Group will occasionally update this Statement of
Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically
review this Statement to be informed of how Minessence Group is protecting your
Minessence Group welcomes your comments regarding this Statement
of Privacy. If you believe that Minessence Group has not adhered to this Statement,
please contact the Minessence Group
. We will
use every commercially reasonable effort available to us, to promptly determine
and remedy the problem.
Contact eMail Addresses
We encourage people using our site, to never passively display their eMail
addresses on its pages. This is because spam robots are continually scanning the
pages of websites to harvest eMail addresses for their spamming activities. For
this reason, whenever an eMail address appears at one of our pages it will be dynamically
generated at the instant it is required. We also make use contact forms so you can
interact with us, thus avoiding the need to display eMail addresses on any page.