What Personal Information About Clients Does Worthwhile.com Gather?
The information we receive is collected with the client in mind and done in accordance with industry standards. Specifically:
- We retain information you give us through email, contact forms, or other types of submissions. We use that information to keep records of our interactions with you, provide better customer support and suggest other ways in which we may serve you.
- We use your email address to provide support information, communicate with you about your accounts, and to send you information that we believe will help you or be interesting to you. You cannot opt out of support and account communications, but you can decline marketing or informational email messages from us by adjusting your Client Communication Preferences.
In some circumstances you have the option not to provide us with information, but choosing not to do so will limit your ability to use features of our website and applications that require personalization.
Cookies and Website Analytics
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to make the most of your experience, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Examples of the information we collect from web visitors includes the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; email address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system and platform; purchase history; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website, including date and time; and cookie number.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Transport Layer Security (TLS, formerly called Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL) software, which encrypts sensitive information you input. We also implement secure storage best practices by storing the information you give us on encrypted disks and further encrypting sensitive fields in our databases.
It is your responsibility to guard against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system and platform; purchase history; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website, including date and time; and cookie number.