That said, information communicated over the Internet is never confidential, as it may be accessed by law enforcement or hackers and others without your knowledge or CMS’s knowledge. You should you should always bear in mind that when using this Website, or otherwise over disclosing information over the Internet.
Collection of Information
- The CMS Website collects certain information about visitors, even when they are not logged in. CMS may record your IP address, the URLs of the websites and pages you visit (before, during and after your visit to the CMS Website), the times and dates of such visits, information about the computer hardware and software you use and other information that may be available. CMS may place “cookies” on your computer, to recognize you on return visits to enable CMS to enhance your browsing experience, as well as to collect additional information about you. You may adjust your browser settings or use other means to prevent cookies from being placed on your computer, but doing so may result in reduced functionality and a less personalized browsing experience.
- CMS may ask you to provide certain additional information about yourself, including your name, contact information, the organization you come from and certain other information that CMS may use to identify you. If you choose not to provide such information, you may not be permitted to access certain Firm Website features, content or services.
Use of Information
- CMS uses the information that it collects about you to improve your browsing experience by personalizing the CMS Website to your interests, and also to help CMS select content and services that you may find interesting and useful. Information about the content you visit and services you use may be used alone or in conjunction with information collected from other users to help CMS tailor the CMS Website and its other products and services to better suit the needs and interests of you and other users.
- Information that you provide may also be used as part of CMS’s effort to keep you informed about events, and selected products and services that may be of interest to you. In some cases, CMS may contact you with information from carefully selected third parties, but CMS will not provide information to third parties for such purposes. In other cases, your information might be shared with a third party pursuant to a process that contemplates such sharing but which you knowingly initiate.
Transfers of Information
Information Sent by Way of the Web site is Not Secure
Any information sent to CMS by Internet e-mail or through the Website is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis. Any information you send CMS over the Internet, either through CMS’s Website or via email is done at your own risk.