Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting PULSE Network LLC's ("PULSE") website. Your privacy is very important to us. This Privacy Policy describes how PULSE collects information from: (i) those users who access the publicly available portions of the website ("Visitors"), and (ii) those users who are authorized by PULSE to access restricted or password-protected portions of the website ("Participants") (Visitors and Participants shall be collectively referred to as "Users"). This Privacy Policy also describes what we do with the information we collect. This Privacy Policy only applies to the information collected through the PULSE website, and does not cover information collected on websites linked to or from the PULSE website. Furthermore, this Privacy Policy does not cover any information that we collect through other methods or sources.

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

"Cookies"

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.

In the event a third party acquires all or substantially all of our assets, your Personal Information may be transferred to such third party. In the event any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding involving PULSE, your Personal Information may be considered one of our assets and may be sold or transferred to third parties. PULSE may also share Personal Information we collect with our accountants, attorneys and auditors, or otherwise as permitted by law. We reserve the right to share any Personal Information with third parties if required to do so by law, or if we believe such action is necessary or desirable in order to: (a) conform with the requirements of the law or to comply with legal process served upon us; (b) protect or defend our legal rights or property, the PULSE website, or other Visitors and/or Participants; or (c) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or violations of the Terms of Use of the PULSE website.

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.

SECURITY

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.

UPDATES

PULSE reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and in any manner without notice.

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 guardian(s) before accessing this website.