What Personally Identifying Information Does Maximus Business Collect?
The level of information Maximus Business collect depends on the level of your use. If you sign up to be a free, registered user of Maximus Business, you are required to enter your email address. Entering your name, company, and job title is optional.
If you sign up to be a PRO Member, we collect your email address, full name, address and credit card information. You can change your information by going to your "My Account" page (you must be logged in to view this page). We use SSL encryption in the transmission of your sensitive personal information between your system and ours, and we use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your personal information.
For your protection, Maximus Business does not store your complete billing information on its servers. Maximus Business partners with a secure payment gateway to provide a safe, secure payment procedure.
Maximus Business uses collected information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, and research.
Maximus Business does not share your email address or other personally identifying information with any third parties, except our service providers, such as credit-card payment processors, performing services on our behalf. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
What Tracking Information Does Maximus Business Collect?
Your browser installs a cookie on your computer when you visit our site. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are required to use the Maximus Business Pro services. They facilitate access to our website and personalize your online experience.
In addition, our server logs automatically collect information, such as your IP address, your browser type and language, and the date and time of your visit, which helps us track users' movements around our site and understand trends.
We also use standard internet tools, such as third-party web beacons from Google, to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Google may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Google, click here.
How we store our data
Maximus Business uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run Maximus Business. The technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks, and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
We take appropriate physical, electronic, and other security measures to help safeguard personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure.
When we will disclose our data
Maximus Business may disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas, warrants, other valid legal processes, or when your actions violate the Terms of Service. In addition, Maximus Business may disclose certain information to our service providers, such as credit-card payment processors, performing services on our behalf. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities, including without limitation, fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise permitted or required by law.
Maximus Business does not share your email information with third parties, except our service providers, such as credit-card payment processors, performing services on our behalf. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
If you sign up for an account, Maximus Business collects your email address. We may occasionally use this email to contact you for site-related issues. If you do not want us to contact you for commercial purposes, you can change your account settings by clicking on the "Edit Profile and Settings" link on your My Account page (you must be logged in to view this page). Maximus Business complies with the Federal Can-Spam Act (15 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.).
We need your help in discovering illegal or inappropriate email conduct perpetrated by impostors. In the event that you receive an email that you feel is spam and it appears to be sent by or affiliated with Maximus Business, please forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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