Privacy Policy

Social Security Works shares your concerns about privacy on the Internet. In order to better protect your privacy, Social Security Works has provided this notice explaining its online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on the Site.

The Social Security Works’s Collection and Use of Your Information

In the course of using the Site, Social Security Works may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, or fax number as well as other relevant information. Social Security Works also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ’98 or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink), aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site, and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.

How Social Security Works Uses the Information

Social Security Works uses the non-personally identifiable information (“Aggregate Data”) to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable Social Security Works to personalize your online experience. Social Security Works may use the Aggregate Data to analyze Site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs. Also, Social Security Works shares this Aggregate Data with the Social Security Works ‘s related entities and partners. Social Security Works shall own such Aggregate Data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.

Except as otherwise indicated, Social Security Works  uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our products and/or services; (b) for internal marketing purposes; (c) to provide you additional and updated information, materials, and other advertisements regarding Social Security Works  products and/or services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that Social Security Works  believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect the security or integrity of the Site; (g) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (h) to protect against legal liability. In all cases, however, Social Security Works  agents, employees, and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Furthermore, Social Security Works  encourages all its business partners to adopt and adhere to standards of protection consistent with this Privacy Policy. Social Security Works  will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your permission; provided, however, Social Security Works  shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to receive any such information or to allow Social Security Works  the right to use your Personal Information as described, please contact Social Security Works  in the manner identified in the “Opt-Out” section below. The Aggregate Data and Personal Information may be transferred, distributed, or sold as part of Social Security Works  or its assets.

Opt-Out

You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow Social Security Works  to use your information in the manner described above by simply notifying Social Security Works  directly at info@socialsecurity-works.org. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, Social Security Works will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future Social Security Works communications.

Security; No Liability

Social Security Works has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under the Social Security Works ‘s control. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse, or alteration of information on the Social Security Works Site, and Social Security Works is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the Site contains links to other websites. Social Security Works is not responsible for nor can Social Security Works ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.

IP Addresses and Cookies

Like other web sites, Social Security Works uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with the Social Security Works ‘s servers, to administer the Site, and for security purposes. “Cookies” are pieces of data sent from a web server through a web browser, which writes a file on your local PC. This file enables a web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. Social Security Works may use Cookies in order to identify you to our site so that Social Security Works can provide more customized information and services to you. In addition, our site may contain advertisements that may contain Cookies. In general, if you choose, you can disable the use of Cookies by reviewing your browser’s preferences and options. If you disable the use of Cookies, it will make some portions of our site inoperable.

Modification of Privacy Policy

Social Security Works may change this Privacy Policy at any time, consistent with the terms set forth in the Terms and Conditions of Use, by posting the changed or amended Privacy Policy on the Social Security Works Site. Your continued viewing of or use of this Social Security Works Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to any such changes or amendments.

How to Contact Social Security Works for Any Reason

You may contact Social Security Works with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, updating any Personal Information or anything else related to Social Security Works  and/or this Site at info@socialsecurity-works.org.