|The Cogent Group, Inc. has published this privacy statement to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. This statement sets forth our information gathering and dissemination practices for the www.cogentgroup.com site.
What We Collect and Where
Our site uses several different forms that our clients can use to request information, register for seminars, provide feedback and approvals for strategy and creative briefs, review design and copy content as well as review and analyze client provided market and ROI data. From these forms, we collect the following information:
- Visitors' contact information (such as e-mail addresses)
- Unique identifiers (such as customer numbers)
- Financial information (for registration activity such as account or
credit card numbers)
How Secure is the Information We Collect?
The Cogent Group, Inc. makes every effort to follow industry standard security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All financial information is encrypted during transmission, and our company databases are accessible only to trusted internal employees and our financial institutions.
WHAT DO WE USE THIS INFORMATION FOR?
We use your contact information to send you information about our company and to get in touch with you when necessary. We also use the information we collect to improve the content of our web site. Our site allows you to opt out of receiving communications from us. You will be given this choice at the points where we request your information. If you do not wish to receive future marketing mailings, please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For other ways to contact us, please see our Contact Us page. Clients can update contact information directly on their Client Profile and preferences page.
We may ask you to enter your credit card or account information in the seminars and events section of our website to enable us to debit your account when you register for marketing seminars we conduct in the U.S. All information you will be asked to enter is protected using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to prevent it being intercepted by anyone else as it is transferred over the Internet. We collect this information on a transaction-by-transaction basis and will never authorize the release of this information with anyone not directly involved in processing the transaction. This information may be encrypted and stored for logging purposes.
We use your unique network address (IP address) to help diagnose problems with our server, load balance server needs and to administer our web site.