Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining what information we collect, how we might use that information and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at the web site.
The information collected
At Elevate, you can subscribe to one of our services (e.g., our online information services) or express an opinion. We collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these web pages may include, without limitation: your name, address, E-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and information about your interests in and use of various services, programs, and products. We also may collect information you provide as part of a User Submission. We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages. This information is collected automatically and includes information such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ‘95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
Use of this information
We may use the personally identifiable information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for services, programs, and products, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other services, programs, or products that we believe may be of interest to you. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you when we make changes to our subscriber. Agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
The information we collect in connection with our Community section or as part of a User Submission is used to provide an interactive experience. For example, we may use this information to write E-mails, to publish submissions, or, from time to time, to offer you services, programs, or products.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We may also use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you services, programs, or products. We may also sell, transfer or otherwise distribute certain aggregated non-personal information to third parties. Elevate may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to offer information or market to you those services or products that may be of interest to you.
Links to and from other sites
Elevate contains links to other web sites that are operated by third parties. Other sites may also reference or link to Elevate. The services or products described or advertised on Elevate are generally sold by other parties on other sites. Elevate is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other sites. Elevate makes no representations concerning any effort to review the content of sites to which it may be linked and has no control over information submitted to other sites. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices prior to submitting any information, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Licenses and idea submissions
You agree to grant to Elevate a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of Elevate by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You hereby waive your moral rights in any such materials and information, and you hereby warrant that any such materials and information are original with you, or that you have the right to submit such materials and information. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Elevate for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to us.
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures that we believe are reasonable to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. However, you provide information to us at your own risk. Elevate will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law and as set forth herein.
General revisions agreement
This Agreement may be revised, modified, altered or updated in the future without notification or cause. You agree that after consenting, you will be bound by such revisions, modifications, alterations, or updates. If you do not accept the revised terms of the Agreement, you may continue to enjoy those features of the web site that do not require acceptance.
This instrument, as modified from time to time as described below, and including the policies incorporated by reference, sets forth the entire understanding and Agreement of the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and it supersedes any prior or contemporaneous understandings of any kind or nature. By agreeing to these terms, you represent that you are not relying on any agreement, representation or warranty pertaining to the subject matter hereof that is not expressly set forth herein.
The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and in the event any provision hereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions hereof.