This Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable data from any person we know to be under the age of 13 and instruct children under 13 not to send us any information.
Types of Information We Collect
In order to measure the usefulness and efficiency of our Site, we automatically track certain information from all visitors to our Site. This information is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis, and we do not generally track anyone's individually identifiable information. The types of information we might track may include the Internet address that you just came from, which Internet address you go to, what browser you are using and your IP address.
Like most interactive web sites, we use "cookies" on certain pages of our Site. "Cookies" are small data files that are stored on your hard drive which store certain information accessible to our Site, such as your password and any information content preferences you may voluntarily set at our Site. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our Site and you may be required to reenter your password more frequently during a session. On some of our Sites, you can order products or services, make requests, and register to receive materials. In order for you to access certain services and to order materials that we offer via the Site, we require you to provide us with information that personally identifies you which may include, without limitation, contact data like your name, mailing and e-mail addresses. If you order materials, register to use certain services, communicate with us by e-mail, or otherwise complete online forms or submit information, any information provided in such communication may be collected.
Uses and Sharing of Information Collected
We will use information collected from you to, among other things, provide you with products and services, to send you information about our company or our products or services, or to contact you when necessary.
If W. P. Carey is requested by law enforcement officials or judicial authorities to provide information on individual users, we may, without your consent, provide such information. In matters involving claims of personal or public safety, W. P. Carey may provide your personal information to appropriate authorities without your consent or court process.
Will Your Information Be Secure?
W. P. Carey recognizes you may be concerned about the security of your personal information, and we are committed to employing reasonable technology in order to protect the security of our Site. However, even with the best technology, no web site is 100% secure. We will take reasonable measures which we believe are appropriate to protect your information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.
User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal Information
You may choose not to provide us with any individually-identifiable information. In such an event, you may not be able to access and use those portions of our Sites that require your individually-identifiable information.
User Ability to Access, Update and Correct Personal Information
Other Limits to Your Privacy
Our Sites contain links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites. Please be aware that these other web sites may collect information about you and have privacy practices that differ from those of W. P. Carey.