While SME does not currently require that you provide us with personally identifiable information in order to visit and use our websites. Please note that should activities be added to the site in future, it might be necessary for you to provide this information to participate in these activities.. If you choose not to provide it for those activities, you may not be able to participate in them.
For each visitor to our website, the web server automatically recognizes and stores information, such as the visitor's IP address/domain name combination and any referring websites. We use this information to understand visitor traffic patterns through our websites for purposes such as enhancing their usability. Your computer provides this information automatically each time you log on, unless you've activated blocking technology available in some browsers.
Additionally, SME may ask you to provide "personal information," meaning individually identifiable information such as your e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number, which is associated with individually identifiable information, to enable you to participate in contests, chatrooms, on bulletin boards, to fill out a registration, or to order products and services using these websites. SME may combine the information you provide on our websites with other information we may collect from you offline or from third parties so that we can more effectively tailor our website, services, and offerings to you. If you provide SME with personal information, you shall have the right, on reasonable prior notice, to inspect, change, amend, or delete such information. Instructions on how to update personal information will be given at the point of data collection.
Unless you instruct us otherwise, SME may contact you to provide information about products, services, promotions, contests, or other activities or offerings that may be of interest to you. You can instruct us whether or not you wish to be contacted by checking or removing the check from the box indicating your preference as applicable at the place where your information is collected, or by other means (such as an e-mail request). In addition, with each communication you receive from SME, you will be given the opportunity to indicate if you do not wish to receive future communications.