Effective Date: January 2012
We at Altria Client Services (“ALCS”) respect your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Statement describes the types of personal information we collect on AltriaClientServices-Science.com, how we may use that information and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Statement also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information. We also tell you how you can reach us to answer any questions you may have about our online privacy practices.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Here are the ways you may provide the information and the types of information you may submit. We also tell you how we may use the information.
You may choose to provide personal information (such as your name and email address) on this website.
If you email us through the "Contact Us" link on this site, we ask you for information such as your name and email address so we can respond to your questions and comments.
Non-Personal and Other Information
You also should be aware that we collect certain usage information about our site, such as the number and frequency of visitors to certain parts of the site. This data are used only in the aggregate and do not include any personally identifying information. Aggregate and non-personal information does not relate to a single, identifiable visitor. It tells us such things as how many users visited our site and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor this website to our visitors.
If you use the “Contact Us” feature of this site to provide us with information other than personally identifying information, including suggestions about the site, and any other such information, that information will belong to us and may be used, reproduced, modified, distributed and disclosed by us in any manner we choose, without paying compensation to you. Do not send us any product or advertising ideas.
INFORMATION ON THE SITE
We do not sell, rent or otherwise disclose personal information about our website visitors, except as described here. We may share the information you provide with companies affiliated with ALCS. We also may share information provided by our website visitors with corporate affiliates or service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. These service providers are restricted from using or disclosing the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards for this website to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on the site.
UPDATES TO OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT
This Privacy Statement may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online information practices. We will post a prominent notice on this site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Statement and indicate at the top of the statement when it was most recently updated.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any questions or comments about our information practices, Contact Us through email or write to:
If you think your work has been copied in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify our copyright agent, who can be reached at:
Altria Client Services Inc.
P.O. Box 85088
Richmond, VA 23285