Information We Collect
When you interact with us through our Site or Products, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site or Products
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with CORTEX through the Site or any Product, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. CORTEX may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by CORTEX affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers and the use of our Products. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
Managing Cookies and Do Not Track
You can inform the web services with which the Site or Products integrate (such as social buttons, widgets, and other embedded features or content) that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits to be collected. Enabling “Do Not Track” in your web browser settings is an easy way to accomplish this. The “Do Not Track” browser setting is supported by recent versions of major browsers, including Firefox 5+, Internet Explorer 9+, Safari 5.1+, and Google Chrome. Please consult www.donottrack.us on how to enable this privacy setting on your browser. You can also change the way your browser handles cookies. Already existing cookies can be deleted. Please consult www.allaboutcookies.org on how to manage or delete cookies in your browser.
Aggregated Personal Data
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site and Products, CORTEX often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and CORTEX may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. CORTEX may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Products to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Our Use of your Personal Data and Other Information
Certain of our Products utilize applications (agents) that collect and capture information from users of the Products.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
CORTEX is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties
CORTEX, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Strategic Partners; Service Providers
CORTEX may make certain of your Personal Data available to third parties that CORTEX has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for CORTEX to provide the Products to you. These third parties may help CORTEX process information, fulfill orders, deliver Products, manage and enhance user data, provide customer service, assess your interest in Products or conduct user research and surveys. These companies are obligated to protect your Personal Data and may have their own privacy policies if you link to or access their websites or systems.
CORTEX may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of CORTEX, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or Products or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
You can visit certain portions of the Site and use certain portions of the Products without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain portions of the Site or Products.
Third-Party Sites and Products
CORTEX takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site and Products from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail or messages sent to or from the Site or Products may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to CORTEX via the Internet.
Other Terms and Conditions
Access to Information; Contacting CORTEX
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Site or Products.