Information Collected and How It is Used
Information collected: When you browse www.columbusnutritioncompany.com and do not interact with the site for any online service from Columbus Nutrition Company, you browse anonymously. Personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, phone number and email address, is not collected as you browse.
When you choose to interact with the site in other ways, such as subscribing to Columbus Nutrition Company publications, news and updates, participating in online surveys, submitting questions or comments, or requesting information or materials, Columbus Nutrition Company will collect certain personal information from you. The type of personal information collected will vary but may include your name, address, phone number, birth date, email address, and other demographic information. Columbus Nutrition Company does not collect Social Security numbers via the Columbus Nutrition Company website. The type of service that you seek will determine the personal information that is collected. For a listing of the exact type of personal information that will be collected from you, please refer to the appropriate online form.
How Columbus Nutrition Company uses personal information: Once collected, Columbus Nutrition Company may use your personal information (except for email address, which is outlined below) for the following purposes:
- Register you for programs and services you have requested
- Process and follow up on your forms for services
- Answer your emails or on-line requests
- Send information you request
- Send and process surveys
- Ensure the Columbus Nutrition Company site is relevant to your needs
- Deliver Columbus Nutrition Company services, such as newsletters, meeting and event announcements, new services, upgrades and other related information from Columbus Nutrition Company and other approved third parties
How Columbus Nutrition Company uses your email address: The following defines how email will be handled for physicians, clients, and potential clients who have supplied their email address to Columbus Nutrition Company.
Columbus Nutrition Company may also send “transaction or relational email messages” to physicians, clients and potential clients with whom we already have a relationship.
Columbus Nutrition Company does not share, sell, trade, exchange, or rent your email address to vendors for them to market their products or services to you. When Columbus Nutrition Company hires vendors to deliver emails to you on the company's behalf, they are under agreement and limited from using your email address for any other purpose.
How to opt out of email: To opt out of an email list, click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email newsletter from Columbus Nutrition Company. You can also email or call call Columbus Nutrition Company and request to be removed from mailing lists.
With whom Columbus Nutrition Company may share information: Columbus Nutrition Company may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on Columbus Nutrition Company; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Columbus Nutrition Company; or (c) protect the personal safety of Columbus Nutrition Company personnel or members of the public in urgent circumstances.
Linking to Other Internet Sites
You should be aware that other Internet sites that link to Columbus Nutrition Company site or to an Columbus Nutrition Company email may contain privacy provisions that differ from the provisions of this Internet Privacy Statement. To ensure your privacy is protected, Columbus Nutrition Company recommends that you review the privacy statements of other Internet sites you visit.
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