Privacy PoliCy

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Last updated: January 2019

This privacy policy (“Policy”) applies to information collected through American List Counsel, Inc.’s (“ALC,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) www.alc.com (the “Site”).

Information Collection

When you use or visit our Site, we collect the following types of information:

  • Personal information you choose to provide to us, for example, when you make requests for information and assistance, such as:
    • Your name;
    • Mailing address;
    • E-mail address; and
    • Telephone number.
  • Information about the company for which you work.
  • Sensitive information, to register for certain products and services. 
  • Technical information, through our use of cookies, sensors, log files, and other technical mechanisms, such as:
    • Browser type;
    • IP address;
    • Mobile device type and identifier;
    • Screen resolution;
    • Operating system;
    • The date and time of a visit or use;
    • The pages visited on the Site; and
    • The time spent viewing particular pages of the Site.

Information Use

We may use the information we collect about you for purposes such as enabling you to:

  • receive responses to your requests for information from ALC;
  • register for special offers, seminars or demonstrations;
  • participate in surveys and contests;
  • download thought leadership papers, videos, and podcasts;
  • subscribe to some additional ALC products and services;
  • access our products;
  • to apply for employment; and
  • fulfill a request you make to ALC, in which case the information you provide may be shared within the ALC family of businesses to make this Site easier for you to use and to inform you of services and product updates, new products, and other related information from ALC.

ALC may combine the information you provide to us through your use of the Site with information we collect from other sources.

Information Sharing

The Site does not allow third parties to collect personal information about you related to your online activities when you use this Site.  However, the information provided to us through the Site may be provided to our partners and third parties who may offer products or services of interest to you. ALC screens all third parties that would receive such information and reviews the intended use of the data before providing any information to them. These parties include such companies as software and hardware vendors and other information providers. 

ALC may also provide aggregated information, such as the number of visitors to the Site or the results of a survey, with our partners and third parties to develop suggestions to improve our Site accessibility and the services provided on the Site.

ALC may use contractors and other service providers to help us deliver services accessed through this Site and to deliver content and fulfill requests made on this Site. In these instances, the information you provide remains the property of ALC. 

In addition, we reserve the right to disclose the information you provided as required by law; as otherwise requested by law, regulation, or government authority; or when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or the rights or safety of third parties, including to comply with a subpoena, judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our Site. If ALC or a subsidiary goes through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition, sale, assignment, divestiture, or transfer of all or part of our assets or products, including as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, your personal information will likely be among the assets transferred, and we may share your information in the event of such transfer.  We will require an acquiring company to uphold the material terms of this Policy. 

Third Party Links

This website may contain links to other third-party sites and embedded third party services, such as social media. Please be aware that ALC is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites and this Policy does not apply to any information that you provide to the owners of those sites. We encourage you, when you leave this site, to read the privacy statements of these other sites before you provide any information to that site’s owner.

The Site may also include social media tools or “plug-ins,” such as social networking and blogging tools offered by third parties.  If you use these tools to share personal information or you otherwise interact with social media features on the Site, those social media companies may collect information about you and may use and share such information in accordance with your account settings, including sharing such information with the general public.  Your interactions with third party social media companies and the use of their features are governed by the privacy policies of the social media companies that provide those features.  We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies of any social media accounts you create and use.

Digital Advertising & Analytics

We may partner with ad networks and other ad serving providers (“Advertising Providers”) that serve ads on behalf of us and others on non-affiliated platforms.  Some of those ads may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based on information Advertising Providers collect about your use of the Site and other websites or apps over time, including information about relationships among different browsers and devices.  This type of advertising is known as interest-based advertising.

We adhere to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Principles in connection with this interest-based advertising activity.  You may visit the DAA Webchoices tool at www.aboutads.info/choices. to learn more about this type of advertising and how to opt out of it on websites by companies participating in the DAA self-regulatory program.  If you delete your cookies or use a different browser or mobile device, you may need to renew your opt-out choices exercised through the DAA Webchoices tool.  Note that electing to opt out will not stop advertising from appearing in your browser or applications.  It may make the ads you see less relevant to your interests.  Additionally, your browser may offer tools to limit the use of cookies or to delete cookies; however, if you use these tools, our Site may not function as intended.

We may also work with third parties that collect data about your use of the Site and other websites or apps over time for non-advertising purposes.  Among these third parties, we may use Google to improve the performance of the Site and for analytics and marketing purposes.  For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our Site, visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and to opt out of Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Unsubscribe or Opt Out from Promotional Communications

ALC offers you the opportunity to opt out of receiving promotional e-mail, calls or mail from ALC about our products and services.  To do so, contact ALC using the contact information listed below.

For e-mail, individuals may opt out at any time by using the unsubscribe mechanism within the e-mail, which allows individuals to manage their subscription preferences regarding ALC newsletters, e-mail alerts and special offers. This mechanism does not allow a user to opt out of receiving transactional e-mail, such as registration confirmation, product updates and responses to direct requests. 

Privacy Offer

ALC, Inc.

750 College Road East, Suite 201, Princeton, NJ 08540

Email: privacy.officer@alc.com

California Privacy Rights

As described in this Policy, we may make personal information available to third parties for their marketing purposes.  California residents may opt-out of ALC’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes pursuant to California Civil Code section 1798.83 by clicking here.

Changes to our Policy

ALC may modify or revise this Policy at any time.  We encourage you to revisit this Policy regularly to stay informed about how we collect, use, and share your information.

Contact Us If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us at privacy.officer@alc.com.