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2 USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Azure Corporation may use your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests for services, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. Azure Corporation also uses personally-identifiable information to perform standard statistical analyses of user behaviour in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site. Azure Corporation uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.
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We ask for your e-mail address at registration. We will send e-mail to this address to confirm your registration, if you opt in to any of our newsletters or alerts, and if you request that we contact you for any other reason. In addition, we may contact you regarding your account status. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, alerts, or surveys, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from Azure Corporation, enabling ideas® or enabling ideas® members. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf.
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generalized user analysis or to enable third party agents to send e-mails to
you on our behalf. You will be contacted by e-mail or otherwise only by Azure
Corporation, enabling ideas®, enabling ideas® Members or its agents.
8 SURVEYS: If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.
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11 SECURITY: Azure Corporation has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Azure Corporation personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, Azure Corporation cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
12 TRANS-BORDER HOSTING AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION: Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to Azure Corporation offices or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, and the Site may be viewed and hosted by Azure Corporation or its vendors anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have laws of general applicability regulating the use and transfer of such data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such trans-border transfer and hosting of such information.
13 CHILDREN: Azure Corporation understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at individuals 18 years of age or younger, and Azure Corporation will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under this age.
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