What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
SHER Group members that register for www.theshergroup.org and individuals that sign up to receive SHER Group e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always "opt out," either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.
The SHER Group uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.theshergroup.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
www.theshergroup.org uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" may be placed in your computer and is read when you return to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.theshergroup.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties
The SHER Group does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.
www.theshergroup.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.theshergroup.org domain, and the SHER group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
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