Date Last Updated: October 6, 2014
ChildrenUptime Institute does not market to children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children.
Collection of Personally Identifiable InformationPersonally Identifiable Information is any piece of data about a person that can, in any way, identify them or allow someone to contact them. This may include, but is not limited to, names, mailing or email address, and phone numbers. Uptime Institute receives and stores any information you provide the Uptime Institute Web properties.
Uptime Institute shall never share or sell personally identifiable information with any advertisers, outside agencies, clients or third parties. No one outside of Uptime Institute and its parent company, 451 Group Partners will be given any information that could identify you or allow someone to contact you.
Personally Linked InformationPersonally linked information is data that does not identify a specific person, but is still linked to a specific person. This includes Web site logins, customer support requests and Web site viewing habits in general.
This information is used to help us improve our product and service offerings, as well as to provide more personalized content to our clients.
Aggregated InformationLike most Web sites, we automatically gather and store certain personal information and aggregated, non-personally identifiable information in order to provide you with a better experience when using the Uptime Institute Web properties. Aggregated information is information that has been collected, compiled and summed in the aggregate.
Aggregated information is always anonymous by its very nature. Aggregated information is used for any number of purposes, including, but not limited to, administering and expanding our business activities, making available other products and services to our customer and prospective customers and customer relations. There are no limitations on the use of aggregated information as exist with personally identifiable and personally linked information. Aggregated information does not identify individual users, and we do not link aggregated information to your personal information.
PurchasesWhen you register for an Uptime Institute event, we may request additional information such as a credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for confirmation and billing purposes. Also, when you register for an event, we may request additional information about your hotel, meal and other travel preferences. This information is used only for the specific event. Uptime Institute uses third-party service providers such as credit card processing companies, shipping companies, mailing houses and event coordinators, together with other service providers as required to satisfy client requests.
CookiesA cookie is a small piece of computer code that is stored by a user's Web browser and enables our Web servers to "identify" unique visitors and provide personalized content. Each time you log in to our Web sites, a cookie is stored in order to identify you, determine your appropriate access privileges, and serve you the appropriate content. Cookies do not store any of the information that you have provided to the site. They are simply anonymous identifiers.
You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but then you may not be able to access or use certain portions of the Uptime Institute Web properties. We use the cookie technology to enable registered users to move quickly and securely through access-controlled areas of the site.