Like most website operators, Brooks Insurance Agency collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Brooks Insurance Agency’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Brooks Insurance Agency’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Brooks Insurance Agency may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Brooks Insurance Agency also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Brooks Insurance Agency does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Brooks Insurance Agency’s websites choose to interact with Brooks Insurance Agency in ways that require Brooks Insurance Agency to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Brooks Insurance Agency gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at this website to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Brooks Insurance Agency are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Brooks Insurance Agency collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Brooks Insurance Agency Brooks Insurance Agency does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Use of Personal Data
Brooks Insurance Agency may collect aggregated statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Brooks Insurance Agency may monitor the most popular website account on this site. Brooks Insurance Agency may display this information publicly or provide it to others. Brooks Insurance Agency does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Brooks Insurance Agency discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Brooks Insurance Agency’s behalf or to provide services available at Brooks Insurance Agency’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Brooks Insurance Agency’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Brooks Insurance Agency will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Brooks Insurance Agency discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Brooks Insurance Agency believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Brooks Insurance Agency, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Brooks Insurance Agency website and have supplied your email address, Brooks Insurance Agency may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Brooks Insurance Agency and our products. We expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Brooks Insurance Agency takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.