INFORMATION COLLECTED BY PULSE
Each time you visit the PULSE website, we may capture information that is not personally identifiable to us ("Non-Personal Information"). Examples of Non-Personal Information include:
- the domain name of the Internet Service Provider (e.g., "msn.com") from which your Internet connection originated;
- the type (e.g., Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) and version (e.g., Netscape 7.1) of the web browser you are using;
- the addresses of websites (including, but not limited to, referring search engines) you visited immediately before, and after, coming to the PULSE website;
- your IP Address; and
- the paths taken as you move from one page of PULSE's website to another page ("click stream activity").
In certain circumstances, we may also collect information that is personally identifiable ("Personal Information"), such as a User's name or email address. For example, we may collect Personal information if you provide it to us voluntarily. We also collect Personal Information in connection with a User registering to become a Participant, such as name, mailing address, company name, and email address. Once registered, we may also collect Personal Information regarding a Participant, such as:
- the identity of the Participant, using the username and password provided by PULSE for authentication, requesting access to (or attempting to gain access to) the Non-Public Services;
- the time, date, and duration of the Participant's access to password-protected portions of the website;
- the files downloaded by the Participant; and
- the Participant's click stream activity.
HOW PULSE USES YOUR INFORMATION
PULSE may use Personal Information and Non-Personal Information in a variety of ways. For example, we may use such information to enhance Users' use of this website, to diagnose problems with our server, to gather and/or analyze broad demographic information, and administer the PULSE website.
HOW PULSE COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION
PULSE may use cookie technology for tracking usage of password-protected portions of the website by Participants, and as part of our website's statistical reporting as it relates to use of the website by Users. A "cookie" is a small data file that is transmitted by a website and saved on your hard disk by your computer's browser. If you are a Visitor, we do not associate the information derived from a cookie you as an individual. If you are a Participant, the information derived from the cookie may be associated with you as an individual. You may configure your browser to reject all cookies. Alternatively, you may configure your browser to notify you when a cookie is set. You may check the "Help" menu of your browser to determine how to change your cookie preferences.
Web Server Log Files and Single-Pixel Gifs
In addition to using cookies, PULSE may use standard web server log files to help us count the number of Users that visit our website, and to evaluate our website's technical capacity. Web server log files do not record information on individual Users of our website. PULSE may use single-pixel gif images, sometimes referred to as web bugs or web beacons, to count web page accesses and gather some general statistical information.
SHARING OF INFORMATION WITH AGENTS AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES
PULSE may share Personal Information with third parties to perform services for us. We prohibit these third parties from using the information except as necessary to perform those services.
PULSE may disclose other information that is not Personal Information to third parties for any reason.
By using this website, you consent to PULSE's processing of Personal Information as necessary to provide the products or services on the website.
We safeguard Personal Information using security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under PULSE's control. The security measures may include, but are not limited to, technologies and policies such as limited access data-centers, firewall technology, secure certificate authentication, and limitations of administrative access to systems.
CHILDREN AND PARENTS
The PULSE website is not intended for use by children. PULSE does not use the PULSE website to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. No person under the age of 13 is allowed to provide any personal information in connection with the PULSE website. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal