HSDA or third party partners may place a "cookie" in the browser files of a user's computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, except when such information has been supplied by a subscriber or registered user.
If you have registered with HSDA, the information in your "cookie" is used to provide a more personalized experience on our website.
If you haven't registered with our site, we may place a cookie on your system to help provide a more personalized experience on HSDA.com. This cookie identifies you as a unique user by means of a tracking ID. However, if you have not registered on our site, we cannot link that user ID with personal identifying information and data about you such as your name or e-mail address.
Other cookies without personally identifying information and data are used to enable HSDA to manage the banner advertisements presented or personalized information to the user.
The aggregated information we collect is used for a number of purposes including the following:
- To improve the content and design of the HSDA website
- To enable tracking of user click-throughs for the purpose of collecting statistics
- We may create and use aggregate customer data to understand more about the interests of our customers and may use the data to offer goods and services we believe may be of interest to our customers, on behalf of HSDA. In addition, we may combine a users' profile data (in the aggregrate and without identifying a particular user) with a users’ “predictions” (in the aggregate and without identifying a particular user) for the purpose of compiling and creating research that may be sold or licensed by HSDA.
Telephone numbers of HSDA registered users are used to collect re-qualification data and may be used for promotional purposes. Offers for which the numbers are rented and/or licensed for use are required to target their offers carefully. Fax numbers of HSDA registered users may be used for surveys for HSDA and third parties. Except as set forth in this policy no fax numbers are rented and/or licensed to outside firms.
E-mail addresses of HSDA registered users may be used to collect feedback by members of our editorial or research team, to promote products and services. When you provide your email address to us, you agree to receive email from HSDA.
You can "opt-out" of receiving further e-mail by clicking the appropriate links that appear at the bottom of any email you receive.