BIRDVIEW Technologies Statement of Privacy
At BIRDVIEW, we are committed to protecting your privacy and to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and secure online experience. You can travel through most of our site without giving us any information about yourself. However, in the BIRDVIEW Network of sites, you may have the opportunity to register for more information or specific services; and our clients will share that information with BIRDVIEW Technologies as their service provider. This statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. Please read the complete BIRDVIEW Technologies privacy statement.
Collecting your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are asked to register before entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a limited-access premium site, or when purchasing and registering BIRDVIEW Technologies products. Personal information collected by BIRDVIEW Technologies often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.
For example: If you choose to make a purchase on our Web site, we will request personal information such as: name, address, telephone number, credit card number and shipping information.
When you buy and install a new product, we may ask you to register your purchase electronically. When you do, we keep this registration information on file with any information you've already given us on previous visits to our Web site. This is considered your personal profile.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for these primary purposes:
BIRDVIEW Technologies will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 BIRDVIEW Technologies or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BIRDVIEW Technologies and its family of Web sites, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BIRDVIEW, its Web sites, or the public.
Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, BIRDVIEW Technologies will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited purposes already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
Registering also allows you to tell us how or whether you want BIRDVIEW Technologies to communicate with you. After registering, go to the Profile Center and establish your preferences in the Contact Options sections. There, you can decide what information you want to receive and how you want to receive it. Or you can tell us not to contact you.
BIRDVIEW Technologies may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service issues related to a product or service you requested. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time at the Profile Center. You can:
Security of your Personal Information
BIRDVIEW Technologies strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where BIRDVIEW Technologies, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.
You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your Username and password, so do not share these with others.
To ensure we are publishing content customers need and want, BIRDVIEW Technologies collects aggregated site-visitation statistics using cookies. We do not track individuals' use of the site.
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, assist in delivering the cookie. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a BIRDVIEW Technologies Web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on birdview.com; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about BIRDVIEW Technologies Web site usage. We do not share tracking information outside of BIRDVIEW Technologies, and do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the BIRDVIEW Technologies Web site (birdview.com), you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.
Changes to this Statement
BIRDVIEW Technologies will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this Statement, BIRDVIEW Technologies will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.
BIRDVIEW Technologies welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy, please contact us by e-mail, or postal mail.
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