Like most website operators, Norwood Companies collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Norwood Companies’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Norwood Companies’ visitors use its website.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Norwood Companies’ websites choose to interact with Norwood Companies in ways that require Norwood Companies to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Norwood Companies gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who submit our contact form for their email address and phone number.
In each case, Norwood Companies collects such information only as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Norwood Companies. Norwood Companies does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Norwood Companies discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Norwood Companies’ behalf or to provide services available at Norwood Companies’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. By using Norwood Companies’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Norwood Companies will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Norwood Companies discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Norwood Companies believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Norwood Companies, third parties or the public at large. Norwood Companies takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.