Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Authority collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the Authority website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Authority.

Updated: February 2015

Authority is a division of © Gaggle.Net, Inc. Authority has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Authority website (“site”).

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for appropriate information such as but not limited to, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. A user’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users can choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, some parts of the Site may not function properly. Authority uses cookies in the platform to maintain the identity of the remote user, and additional states (i.e., active vs inactive) about the session.

Telephone calls

Telephone calls to and from Authority may be recorded for training or monitoring purposes only.

How we use collected information

Authority may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience
    We may use the information we collect in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic email messages
    We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
  • To respond to request, share information about services or products
    We may use other information such as a physical address or a social media address to share information, fulfill requests or update you about products or new about Authority. A User can opt-out of being contacted in this manner.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade or rent Users personal identification information to others.

Changes to this privacy policy

Authority has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the top of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
Authority
2205 E Empire St., Suite B
Bloomington, IL 61704
855-298-5200

Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and graphics (“Marks”) indicated on this site are registered trademarks of Authority, its affiliates and/or licensors, in the United States and other countries. You may not make any use of Authority Marks without the prior written consent of Gaggle.Net, Inc.

The company, product and service names used in this website are for identification purposes only. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.