Statement of Purpose
This Privacy and Security Policy (the "Policy")
sets forth the privacy and security practices of the SwiftLife Inc.
("SWIFTLIFE") with respect to information collected from
visitors to the website of SWIFTLIFE, and all specific websites
beginning with such domain (collectively referred to herein as,
the "SWIFTLIFE Website"). The Policy contains information
about the types of data collected and how such data is used by SWIFTLIFE.
This Policy only applies to the SWIFTLIFE Website.
This Policy does not apply whenever visitors leave the SWIFTLIFE
Website by clicking on and following a link to another website,
including the websites of other state agencies and local governments.
The privacy and security policies of the websites visited outside
of the SWIFTLIFE Website should be reviewed to determine how each
site owner addresses the issue of disclosure of personally identifiable
This Policy may be updated periodically. The SWIFTLIFE
approved the current version of this Policy on June 13, 2012.
"Personally identifiable information" means
information that could be used to name or distinguish an individual
conducting business on the SWIFTLIFE Website from others such individuals.
Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited
to: name; address; credit card; IP address and e-mail address.
Collection of Information
For transactions conducted on the SWIFTLIFE Website,
individuals will be requested to enter certain information about
themselves and/or the organization with which they are affiliated.
When personally identifiable information is requested, there will
be an indication of whether the disclosure of such information is
mandatory or optional to continue the transaction. The type of information
requested will vary based upon the type of transaction. SWIFTLIFE
collects this information in the same manner and for the same reasons
as if the transaction were performed in person, over the telephone,
or through the mail with SWIFTLIFE. Additional information may be
requested if required by law, if such information is necessary to
verify an individual's identity and secure the transaction, or if
the visitor would like updates regarding new features offered by
the SWIFTLIFE Website. Information regarding SWIFTLIFE Website features
will only be sent to visitors if they explicitly choose to receive
For all other browsing, visitors are not asked for
personally identifiable information, and none will be collected.
Use of Information
Information collected in the course of transactions
via the SWIFTLIFE Website are used for the following purposes:
Transaction and Information Facilitation
To conduct online transactions between a visitor via
the SWIFTLIFE Website;
To send an e-mail to a visitor using the online service provided
via the SWIFTLIFE Website confirming the transaction; or
To provide information about new features offered by the SWIFTLIFE
Website to visitors who have elected to opt-in to receive such information.
For site management functions, information is collected
for analysis and statistical purposes. This information is not reported
or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable
information. E-mail addresses will not be released to outside parties
unless we are required to do so in connection with law enforcement
investigations, legal proceedings, or as otherwise required by applicable
state or federal law.
We use log analysis tools to create summary statistics,
which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is
of most interest to visitors, determining technical design specifications,
and identifying system performance or problem areas. The following
information is collected for this analysis:
User Client hostname - The hostname (or IP
address if DNS is disabled) of the user/client requesting access;
HTTP header, "user-agent" - The user-agent information
includes the type of browser, its version, and the operating system
it's running on;
HTTP header, "referrer" - The referrer specifies
the page from which the client accessed the current page;
System date - The date and time of the user/client request;
Full request - The exact request the user/client made;
Status - The status code the server returned to the user/client;
Content length - The content length in bytes of the document
sent to the user/client;
Method - The request method used;
Universal Resource Identifier (URI) - The location of a
resource on the server;
Query string of the URI - Anything after the question mark in a
Protocol - The transport protocol and version used.
Without the affirmative consent of an affected individual,
SWIFTLIFE is prohibited from disclosing the e-mail addresses of
members of the public that have communicated electronically with
it. Personally identifiable information contained in a question
or comment sent electronically to SWIFTLIFE in an e-mail message
or submitted in an online form is only used by SWIFTLIFE to respond
to the question or comment. SWIFTLIFE reserves the right to redirect
any e-mail message to another government agency or person who is
in a better position to answer an issue raised in an e-mail.
SWIFTLIFE may be required by law enforcement or judicial
authorities to provide personally identifiable information to appropriate
governmental authorities. SWIFTLIFE will cooperate with law enforcement
agencies in identifying those who appear to be using its services
for illegal activities. SWIFTLIFE reserves the right to report to
law enforcement agencies any activities that officials of SWIFTLIFE
in good faith believe to be unlawful.
Personally Identifiable Information
Except as otherwise provided by applicable state or
federal law, SWIFTLIFE does not sell or release personally identifiable
information. Please note that information provided to SWIFTLIFE
is generally public information subject.
The SWIFTLIFE Website uses Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL")
for secure transmissions. SSL applies encryption between two computers,
in this case the individual's personal computer and the SWIFTLIFE
Website server. The SWIFTLIFE Website utilizes 128-bit encryption,
which is the strongest encryption currently standard in the marketplace.
As a minimum, the following information will be protected when transmitted
via the SWIFTLIFE Website:
Name; all credit, debit, and charge card numbers;
Transaction payment information; Passwords; and E-mail addresses.
A web browser will automatically activate the appropriate security
features when initiating a transaction via the SWIFTLIFE Website.
On most browsers, an unbroken key or locked padlock graphic at the
bottom of the browser screen indicates that a secure connection
A cookie file contains unique information a web site
can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages previously
visited by a particular visitor, and the date when a particular
visitor last looked at a specific page. In addition, a cookie file
may identify a visitor's specific session at a particular web site.
A cookie is often used in commercial sites to identify the items
selected for a specific shopping cart application. Cookies come
in several types, primarily session or persistent. A persistent
cookie is information from a Web site that lasts longer than the
immediate connection. A session cookie lasts for the duration of
The SWIFTLIFE website may use session and persistent
cookies to authenticate and facilitate user logins. These cookies
collect the user's name, e-mail, which allow access to our online
databases without requiring the re-entry of any login data. These
cookies have a lifespan of 30 days. If you do not wish for this
file to be stored on your hard drive you may disable the use of
cookies from your browser. This feature is usually found in the
Security or Preference settings of your browser.
If you have questions or concerns about this policy,
please feel free to contact us.