If you do nothing during your visit to our web site but browse, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider (e.g. xcompany.com or yourschool.edu). Generally, the Site only determines visitor domain names if a security issue is suspected;
The type of browser and operating system you used;
The date and time you visited this site;
The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site.
is collected for statistical purposes and to help manage the site.
The web site may use software programs to create summary statistics,
which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of
most and least interest, determining technical design specifications,
and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the web site may employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations and the security purposes mentioned elsewhere in this notice, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
If during your visit to our web site you participate in a survey, send an e-mail, participate in a Site hosted mailing list or web-based discussion, or perform some other transaction online, the following additional information will be collected:
The e-mail address, and contents of the e-mail, for those who communicate with us via e-mail or who participate in a Site hosted mailing list or web-based discussion.
Information volunteered in response to a survey.
Information volunteered through an online form for any other purpose.
Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction with Pro Bid Source.
The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us.
may use your e-mail address to respond to you. Online discussion
lists or "threads" are maintained and controlled in the
Information provided for a transaction is used only for the purpose of completing and recording the transaction. Information requested will be no more specific than if a visitor were engaging in the transaction by other means, including by telephone or in-person while visiting a Pro Bid Source facility. In all cases, Pro Bid Source strives to collect the minimum information necessary.
Pro Bid Source does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor's information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do so. This applies to information that may be collected on the site and on that of any third party with whom Pro Bid Source contracts to provide Internet related services.
You may choose whether to provide personal information online.
"Personal information" is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us e-mail, participating in a survey, completing an online form, or engaging in an online transaction. You may choose not to contact us by e-mail, participate in a survey, provide personal information using an online form, or engage in an electronic transaction. However, some information available through this site is specific to individual users. Visitors interested in viewing this user specific information are requested to sign up for a password-protected account. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse, read, or download general information provided on the site. Information protected on this site by a password, which is subject to disclosure, may be obtained by contacting the company directly.
If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact email@example.com.
Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by children online or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult.
are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser.
Pro Bid Source utilizes cookies to confirm the integrity of online
transactions. Cookies used in this manner do not contain personally
Applets are tools downloaded to your computer to work with the software you have. Applets are intended to enhance your browsing experience by enabling you to view information in a unique manner or enable access to information that your computer would otherwise be unable to access without the applet. Pro Bid Source does not currently use applets. If the decision is made to utilize applets users of this web site may be required to use them.
Bid source has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its
data and prevent unauthorized access to information it maintains,
including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, auditing,
and encryption. Security measures have been integrated into the
design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire
operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk
management. These measures are designed and intended to prevent
corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our
systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of
private information in our possession.
This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided via this web site.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the state Computer Trespass law and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
have the option to do business with the Pro Bid Source including
making electronic payments for goods and services. Such transactions
are allowed only under tightly controlled circumstances, where there
are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to
protect financial and other sensitive data.
The provision of this information shall not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail-proof, the security of information provided via this web site.
Bid Source has many links to other web sites. These links may include
links to web sites operated by government agencies, nonprofit
organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site,
you are no longer on the Pro Bid Source web site and this Privacy
Notice will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are
Neither any department, officer, or employee of Pro Bid Source warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at their own risk.
Any questions or comments the above Privacy and Security statement. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org