Cogent Road, Inc. Privacy Statement:
Cogent Road is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains the data collection and use practices of the Funding Suite web site, Funding Suite services, and associated software (the “Services”). Generally, you can browse through the Funding Suite website without supplying any information about yourself. Funding Suite is a service provided by Cogent Road, Inc. By using the Services, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement. We reserve the right to change this Statement and will provide notification of the change at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.
In order to use the Services, a user must first complete the registration form. We require customers who register to give us contact information, such as their name, company name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address as well as financial and billing information such as billing name and address, credit card and/or checking account information. Customers can update their personal account information at any time by logging into the Website and editing their Personal Information within Funding Suite . Customers can view their updated profile to confirm their edits have been made.
Cogent Road uses the information that we collect to set up Services for individuals and their organizations. We may also use the information to contact customers to let them know of new Services we provide, ask them about satisfaction levels and to send information regarding our company. Customers are invited to receive an email newsletter by providing an email address. Customer email addresses and any personal customer information will not be distributed or shared with any third parties. Customers can opt out of being contacted by us, or receiving such information from us, at any time by sending an email to email@example.com.
We do not disclose to any third-party the information provided to Cogent Road . All financial and billing information that we collect through the Site is used solely to check the qualifications of prospective customers and to bill for Services. This billing information is not used by Cogent Road for marketing or promotional purposes. Cogent Road uses a third-party intermediary to manage the credit card processing. This intermediary is solely a link in the distribution chain, and is not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided, except for the sole purpose of credit card processing.
Customers of the Service will be using the Site to host data and information (“Data”). Cogent Road will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such Data except as provided in writing during the registration process, or as may be required by law. Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or suspected violation of the Master Subscription Agreement, or as may be required by law. Clients are responsible for maintaining the security of their log-ins and passwords.
When you interact with the Cogent Road Website we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to our Web site, we may send a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer’s hard drive and are used to tell us whether customers and visitors have visited the Site previously.
Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to Cogent Road , either by requesting more information through the site or opening an account, you remain anonymous to Cogent Road . Cookies come in two flavors: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you’ve closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser.
Cogent Road uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in. This information allows Cogent Road to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you’ve logged in and are required in order to use Cogent Road ’s applications. Cogent Road uses persistent cookies, which only Cogent Road can read and use, to identify the fact that you are a Cogent Road customer or prior Cogent Road Website visitor (whatever the case may be). We are especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, we do not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. Users who disable their Web browsers’ ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Website but will not be able to successfully use our service.
This web site may occasionally contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Cogent Road is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Data under our control. When our Site is accessed using Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.5 or higher, 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and triple DES (data encryption standard) database technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that Data is safe, secure, and available only to you. Cogent Road also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, (including user managed and authenticated IP address locations) and hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, Cogent Road provides unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of Data.
Correcting & Updating Your Information:
If customers need to update or change registration information they may so by editing the user or organization record. To update a User Profile, log on to Funding Suite and select “My Account” to add or update information. To update Organization’s data, and billing information or to discontinue service please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-848-3162.
Questions regarding this Statement or the practices of this Site should be directed to Cogent Road ‘s Security Administrator by e-mailing such questions to email@example.com.