Privacy

Whitehouse Pimms and its affiliates (“Whitehouse” or “we“) are committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information that we collect from you as you use this Web site (the “Site“). The scope of Whitehouse’s commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to Whitehouse’s use of such information as described herein. Please see our Terms of Use for more information about our on-line policies in general.

What personally-identifiable information is collected?
Whitehouse collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and, for recruiting purposes, any other personally-identifiable information on your resume. In addition, Whitehouse collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by Whitehouse, as described below.

How may Whitehouse use my personally-identifiable information?
Whitehouse uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, or for such other business purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. Whitehouse also uses personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site. Whitehouse uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.

Are cookies and IP addresses used?
The Site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site and on Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. Whitehouse also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site. If you prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your web browser.

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
Whitehouse shall not intentionally disclose or transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security, and to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of Whitehouse), subject only to the following exceptions: Whitehouse may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third parties in the event that such disclosure is required by the laws, rules, or regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction; Whitehouse may disclose your contact information to third parties as appropriate for Whitehouse to make transmissions or deliveries to you; Whitehouse may disclose your personally-identifiable information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure; and Whitehouse may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to Whitehouse.

Links to third-party sites
We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site may be supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party Web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these Web sites before providing any information to them.

Security
Whitehouse has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Whitehouse personnel are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, Whitehouse cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information. The information submitted is relayed to Whitehouse via the public Internet.

Children’s on-line privacy protection
Whitehouse understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and Whitehouse will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Consent; Changes to Privacy Policy
By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 16, 2004.

Contact our Privacy Department
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at Whitehouse Pimms, 13727 Noel Rd, Tower II, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75240.