|We at CDS value you as a Site visitor and as a user of the Site, and we take the privacy - including use and disclosure - of your personal information seriously. We want you to understand our policies respecting the collection, use, disclosure and the security of your personal information.
CDS uses this information to determine how many, and what type of visitors visit our Site, and which sections of the Site are visited the most frequently. The information helps CDS understand what information and content is most useful, and to identify possible improvements to the Site which could make it easier for different types of visitors to access the information they require.
Non-persistent cookies may facilitate functionality during a single Site visit. These cookies are stored temporarily in the user's RAM and are automatically deleted from the user's computer when the user closes the Web browser. These cookies do not contain confidential personal information and are not permanently stored for future use.
What information is recorded and collected when you visit our Site
When you visit this Site, move from page to page within the Site, read any of the pages, conduct searches, submit information or communications or download content onto your computer, the Site may collect and record the following information:
- the IP address of the computer or network you are connecting to our webpage from
- the country and city you are connecting from
- the browser and operating system you are using to browse our Site
- the keywords you may have used in search engines to find the Site and/or content within the Site
- which pages you visited and the time you spent browsing the Site and its contents
- what content you downloaded from the Site
- the IP address of websites that you visited immediately before coming to the Site, and
- the IP address and account ID for users that logged on to protected areas of the Site (including the number of successful and unsuccessful attempts to do so)
Use of information
CDS records such statistical information only in the aggregate, based on the numbers of visitors to the Site and/or IP addresses. Unless otherwise specified in this privacy statement, in the Legal Terms and Conditions, or in the body of a particular webpage on the Site, none of the information collected is associated with a user as an individual. By using this Site, users are deemed to have provided consent to the collection and use of aggregate statistical information for the purposes set out herein.
Non-personally identifiable information
CDS only collects information about identifiable individuals that is provided to us voluntarily when a user completes the user's name, address and any additional details the user chooses to provide electronically in any applications, online forms, e-mails or use of the Contact CDS portions of this Site.
Users are not obliged to provide or disclose personal information to CDS in order to visit this Site. CDS has implemented safeguards and security measures in order to protect this information and maintain it in strictest confidence. Notwithstanding CDS's security measures, data transmission over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. CDS can not, and does not, therefore, provide any representations, warranties or guarantees, implied or otherwise, that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration.
Storage and retention of personally identifiable information
CDS retains the content of electronic submissions, applications, online forms, e-mails or other use of the "Contact CDS" portions of this Site, including the e-mail address from which the transmission was sent and responses thereto, in order to handle any follow-up.
CDS reserves the right to amend or otherwise modify the contents of this privacy statement at any time, and without prior notice, by posting a modified privacy statement on the Site.