WHAT INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
The KG Consulting Sites may collect both non-public personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable (or `aggregated’) information.
“Personally Identifiable Information” (or “PII”) is that information which can be used to identify you as an individual (or organization) or to contact you. A few examples of when and why we might collection Personal Information on the KG Consulting website include:
-Individuals or organizations requesting information regarding our rates and services; you may be asked for your name, phone number, email address, or identifying facts about your business operations in order to allow us to fulfill your request for a quote or other information .
-Individuals applying for employment opportunities with KG Consulting may be asked to provide information to facilitate the hiring process.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
At times, we may use information gathering in order to better serve your needs. The gathering of “Aggregated Information” may include non-personally identifiable information such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser type, and operating system of visitors to the site, pages viewed on the KG Consulting, or search terms entered.
From time to time, KG Consulting may allow cookies by affiliated companies to be places on KG Consulting websites. The cookies used by affiliated companies are subject to their own privacy policies, not that of KG Consulting. For example, these affiliated companies may assist us by providing these services to assist the research and reporting for advertisers and delivery of website technology to KG Consulting’s own websites. Please be assured they do not have access to our cookies. At present, we do not have any affiliates.
On some pages of our websites, we may also use action tags, sometimes referred to as web beacons or 1 *1 pixel GIFs, to monitor and assess the effectiveness of promotions and marketing. For example these might be used to track how many users requested more information or signed up for the promotion, so that we can gauge their effectiveness and continue to offer useful promotions to our customers.
OTHER USES OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
At present, we do not sell the information we collect.
We use the PII you provide to us on the KG Consulting Sites to simplify your connection to services or functions you may be logging on to use. For example, we may use customer email addresses or mailing addresses to send newsletters, surveys and other forms of customer research, updates or other information relating to our various services or to respond to feedback or requests for information. Information you provide as application related to employment opportunities at MBS may be used to evaluate and process your candidacy for employment. Additionally, some information we collect via online applications for our services may be used to evaluate the availability of our services to your needs.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
In order to provide you with quality service, we may also share your PII or Aggregated Information with vendors who assist in maintaining and improving the KG Consulting Sites, or who assist us in providing related services. We may also share your PII or Aggregated Information with third party web consultants and vendors that provide services in support of the KG Consulting Sites.
CHOICES REGARDING THE DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OTHERS
The KG Consulting Sites provide various ways in which you may exercise choice as to how, and the extent to which, we may use your personal information. For example, some of our information requests will be optional (those that are required fields will be marked). We certainly respect your choice to not provide certain information.
When you register as a member on the KG Consulting Sites, we may provide you with the opportunity to specify whether you wish to receive certain types of information such as newsletters or promotional materials regarding billing services, changes in codes, etc. Certain electronic communications may also separately include the opportunity for you to opt out of similar communications in the future. Please note that we reserve the right to send members, providers and producers certain information as required by law, or important information that relates to their relationship with us. We take care not to send you material you have not requested, so please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.
We have implemented and maintain physical, administrative and electronic security measures with regard to the KG Consulting Sites that we hope will prevent unauthorized use. We also maintain physically secured locations for server operations, use technological safeguards such as firewalls, password protection, and encryption, and limit access to sensitive information to those individuals with a legitimate business need to access such information.
Again, thank you for your interest in KG Consulting. We respect your privacy and hope you feel comfortable with how your privacy is being protected. If you have any questions about what you have read here or experienced on our website, please contact our Privacy Administrator at:
Attn: Privacy Office
9450 Mira Mesa Blvd, Suite C307
San Diego, CA 92126
Last updated: January 2011