To protect the personal information submitted to us, we follow generally accepted industry standards, from during transmission until we receive it in our system. However, we cannot guarantee nor ensure the security of any personal information you transmit over the Internet or through our websites will be 100% secure. We will retain your Personal Information only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, such as for satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements and where we are required to assert or defend against claims, until the end of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been settled. To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Information, the purposes for which we process your Personal Information, and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means and the applicable legal requirements. Following the applicable retention period, we will promptly and securely destroy your Personal Information under applicable laws and regulations.