South Shore is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the South Shore website and governs data collection and usage. By using the South Shore website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of Your Personal Information
South Shore collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by South Shore. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by South Shore for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the South Shore website.
South Shore encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from South Shore so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. South Shore is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Dialog-Direct.com and the South Shore family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
South Shore collects and uses your personal information to operate the South Shore website and deliver the services you have requested. South Shore also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from South Shore. South Shore may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
South Shore does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. South Shore may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, South Shore may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to South Shore, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
South Shore does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
South Shore keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Dialog-Direct.com, in order to determine what South Shore services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within South Shore to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The South Shore website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Dialog-Direct.com or the site
- Protect and defend the rights or property of South Shore
- Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of South Shore, or the public
The South Shore Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize South Shore pages, or register with South Shore site or services, a cookie helps South Shore to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the South Shore services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
South Shore secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. South Shore secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Changes to this Statement
South Shore will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. South Shore encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Dialog-Direct.com is protecting your information.
South Shore welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that South Shore has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at 1-800-523-5867. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.