Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.fierceinc.com and Fierce Inc. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Fierce Inc. include www.fierceinc.com, Fierce, My Fierce and www.myfierce.com. The Fierce website is a news and information site. By using the Fierce website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Fierce's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
Fierce does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Fierce may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Fierce, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Fierce may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Fierce or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Fierce; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Fierce, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior
Fierce may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Fierce, in order to determine what Fierce services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Fierce to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Fierce. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Fierce website.

Use of Cookies
The Fierce website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Fierce pages, or register with Fierce site or services, a cookie helps Fierce to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Fierce website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Fierce features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Fierce services or websites you visit.

Children Under Thirteen
Fierce does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Disconnecting your Fierce Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your Fierce account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR FIERCE ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their "My Profile" page. Users may also contact us via email or telephone.

E-mail Communications
From time to time, Fierce may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Fierce or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Fierce, you may opt out of such communications by Customers may unsubscribe from emails by contacting administrator at myfierce@fierceinc.com.

External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Changes to this Statement
Fierce reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
Fierce welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Fierce has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Fierce at:

Fierce Inc.
101 Yesler Way Suite 200
Seattle, Washington 98104

Email Address:
myfierce@fierceinc.com

Effective as of February 01,2018