Information Collection and Use
Active Data Collection
Like many other web sites, we actively collect information from our visitors both by asking specific questions on this site and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). We use this information to send you further information regarding Platinum.
We use session cookies when you use the search engine. These are transient cookies which are deleted when you close your browser (i.e. we do not retain this data once you close your internet browser). We also use session cookies on the online seminar registration and online publication order forms so that if you wish to complete another form on this website you do not have to re-enter all your details. You have the option on these forms for the cookies to be saved when you close your internet browser so that your details are saved and you do not have to enter them again to register for another seminar or publication in the future.
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer's hard disk or on a website server. Such cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive and do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. You are not obliged to accept a cookie that we send to you, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. If you do decide to disable cookies you may not be able to access all areas of our website. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
Use of Information
Platinum uses your personal information to enhance the operation of this site, allow you to use all of its features and respond to your requests for information. Platinum may contact you about new features or services in which it believes you may be interested.
We may disclose any information we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
We may use IP addresses to analyze usage, administer our Site, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.
We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include data analysis firms and web hosting companies. Such third parties may be provided with the information described above.
Choices You Have About How Platinum Uses Your Information
We strive to provide you with as many choices and as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
You may send us an e-mail message at to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us.
You may also opt out of receiving marketing messages from Platinum by notifying us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Platinum Protects Your Information
We work hard to protect your personal information. We use both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including firewalls.
Notifcation of Changes
What Platinum Does About Children Visiting Web Site
This Web Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from Web Site visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.
We have taken great measures to ensure that your visit to our Site is a satisfying one and that your privacy is constantly respected. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by e-mail at or telephone at 1-312-906-87101-312-906-8710.
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Effective as of March 1, 2014