TIEM Center may collect personally identifiable information such as name, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address, through an online contact form. This personal information is collected and used by TIEM Center for the purpose of facilitating a relationship or a business transaction. TIEM Center does not sell any personal information for any reason whatsoever. All personal information gathered is used for establishing and maintaining customer relationships with TIEM Center.
TIEM Center may collect credit card information from its clients to be relayed to a 3rd party Credit Card Processor and clearing house. This information is transmitted using the highest level of security available and is encrypted.
Secure Transactions & Credit Card Information
TIEM Center does not retain any credit card information. This includes card account numbers, card code numbers and expiration dates. The website resides behind a firewall and uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer, the industry-standard security protocol used to communicate with browsers) to transmit personal information. Data is strongly encrypted during transmission to ensure that personal and payment information is secure. Credit Card data is passed securely and directly to an institutionally recognized Credit Card processing company. Industry-standard data encryption techniques are used to protect personal information on our computers. SSL-capable browsers typically have a symbol on the browser window to indicate when they are in a secure mode. In addition, the URL will begin with “https:” for all browsers.
TIEM Center does not sell E-mail addresses. TIEM Center may generate E-mail for the following types of communication: Notification E-mail to which the individual may subscribe and unsubscribe. Transactional E-mail, which is the result of a business transaction initiated with TIEM Center.
Non-personal information is collected behind the scenes on the web server and is used to compile general website usage statistics. Such information includes: IP address of computer, Browser-related information, Locations visited on the website, and HTTP cookies.
A HTTP Cookie is a piece of data that is stored by your browser in either your computer’s memory or on your computer’s hard drive and is not malicious, contrary to what popular rumor and belief has generated in the past. You cannot gather personal information from visitors using cookies.