1. COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION.
Before you utilize our information services, we may ask you to complete a registration web page which requests certain contact information. If you choose to sign up for or purchase a subscription license to EDGAR Online Services, we will ask for additional information, such as your credit card number and billing address. We use this information to process your service requests as well as for additional purposes such as tailoring future requests and correspondences, to ensure proper billing, to ask that you participate in online surveys or to register you on a mailing list. We may also collect demographic information, such as your zip code, , preferences, company and business type. Upon your request, EDGAR Online will remove your name from any mail or email list through which you registered with us.
2. PROTECTION OF INFORMATION.
Protecting your personal information is important to us. We will take reasonable technical measures to prevent loss or unintended use of your information.
3. LINKS TO OTHER SITES.
Many of the online advertisements you see on our site are displayed by us. However, we allow third-party ad serving providers, including ad networks, to display advertisements on EDGAR Online web pages. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by a web page server for identification. EDGAR Online or Ad serving providers often place a cookie on you computer in order to recognize your computer each time they display an advertisement to you. This information may be used for customization the next time you visit our web sites or make predictions about your characteristics and to display targeted ads that these providers believe may be of interest to you. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. By not accepting cookies, some pages of our and our third-party ad serving providers web sites, may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on our web sites. Third-party ad serving providers may offer you a way to opt out of ad targeting based on their cookies. You may find more information by following the links to the websites of each company. Some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member providers.
5. MODIFICATION OF THIS POLICY.