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Privacy Statement
The purpose of this Online Privacy Statement is to inform you about the types of information we gather online about you when you visit the RU-ok Web site ("our Site"), how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, that information.

RU-ok respects your right to privacy. When you visit our Site, we may collect information on two different levels about your visit:
  • Statistics collected as you browse the site
  • Personal information you knowingly give us
    We want you to be aware of how we collect and handle information on our Web site.
  • Changes to this Site
    If there are changes or additions to the terms of this Online Privacy Statement, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices you have. Please be sure to check this page before proceeding to use our Site. Regardless of any changes we make to our Online Privacy Statement, we will always use your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the version of the Statement in place at the time you provided your information.
    Contact Information
    If you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence or comments, including Personally Identifiable Information, in a file specific to you. We use this information to help us provide better service in the event you contact us again.
    Cookies
    A "cookie" is a small data file transferred by a Web site to your computer's hard drive. We send cookies when you surf our Site, respond to online surveys or polls, or request information. Accepting the cookies used on our Site does not give us access to your Personally Identifiable Information, but we can use the cookies to identify your computer. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyze traffic patterns on our Site. This can enable us over time to provide you with a better experience on our Site by improving the content and making it easier to use. For example, cookies can allow you to enter your password only once on pages where a logon is required. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually refuse cookies, or selectively accept certain cookies, by adjusting the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, though, there may be some features of our Site that will not be available to you and some Web pages may not display properly.
    E-mail
    At times, we may utilize e-mail for any of these reasons:
  • To conduct online surveys (voluntary)
  • To respond to a site visitor's e-mail
  • To send information that a visitor has requested
  • To send information about RU-OK

  • In all of these situations you will be provided with direction on how to opt out of future e-mails of this nature.
  • Information Gathering
    The site does not collect personal information such as name, address or e-mail addresss. Our Web servers automatically collect statistical information about your visit such as pages visited and which browsers are used to visit our site.
    Links to Other Sites
    Parts of our Site contain links to third-party Web sites for your convenience and information. When you access such a site site, even one that may contain our company logo or subsidiary logos, please understand that we do not control the content and are not responsible for the privacy practices of that site. We suggest that you carefully review the privacy policies of each site you visit. This Online Privacy Statement does not cover the information practices of those Web sites linked to from our Site. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information.
    Personally Identifiable Information
    This refers to information that lets us know who you are. The Personally Identifiable Information we collect when you use our Site may include your e-mail address, login names and passwords.
    Personal information you voluntarily supply when obtaining information from our Site is not shared for use outside the site, or with other agencies or agencies that we directly work with. This information is the site's proprietary data and is not available to any outside company.
    Protection
    RU-ok acknowledges your trust and is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain accuracy, and ensure proper use of information, we have employed physical, electronic, and managerial processes to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Any information that you give us is protected by a password for added security. Within our Site, your information is stored in password-protected, limited-access servers. Wherever possible, our servers reside behind a corporate firewall that maintains tight controls on any access to the system from both our internal network and the Internet.
    Registration
    Anytime you register with us you may:
  • Opt out. At any time after the initial registration, you can opt out by either e-mailing us your request or clicking on the link at the bottom of any emails you may receive from us.
  • Update your contact and personal information anytime by notifying us of changes to this information previously collected from you online.
  • In order to improve your experience with us, we may decide to improve our Site's ability to obtain information about users. We will update this privacy statement continually to ensure that you are aware of developments in this area.
  • Third Parties
    We do not sell, share or disclose information obtained online about our visitors to anyone outside of the development group of RU-OK, The only exceptions to this rule are the following:
  • If you specifically authorize RU-OK to share your information with others
  • It is required by law