Collection of Personal Information
In order to give you superior customer service, Dacons collects your personal information in several ways. For example, Dacons may ask you to provide certain information such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), e-mail address, employer, job title and department, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal information. When ordering products or services on the Site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
When you use the Site, Dacons or third parties authorized by Dacons may also collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the Site and its services. For example, we may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol ("IP") address of your computer. We use these environmental variables to facilitate and track your use of the Site and its services. Dacons also uses such environmental variables to measure traffic patterns on the Site. Without expressly informing you in each particular circumstance, we do not match such information with any of your personal information.
When you submit personal information to Dacons through this Site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in which Dacons and its affiliates and subsidiaries maintain offices. You also acknowledge that in certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection, transferring, storage and processing of your information may be undertaken by trusted vendors of Dacons. Such vendors are bound by contract to not use your personal information for their own purposes or provide it to any third parties. One instance where this could occur is in conjunction with framed pages in which the URL for the pages is not visible and the pages are being hosted by a vendor of Dacons.
How Your Personal Information is Used
Dacons uses your personal information for several purposes including:
To ensure our Site is relevant to your needs. To deliver services, such as newsletters, events, training or software that you request or purchase. To help us create and publish content most relevant to you. To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from Dacons. To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our Site as appropriate.
When We Disclose Personal Information
Dacons may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or legal process. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of Dacons employees, users of Dacons products or services, or members of the public.
How We Protect your Personal Information
Dacons is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, the Dacons Store uses industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption on web pages where sensitive information (such as credit card information) is required. To make purchases from the Dacons Store, you must use an SSL-enabled web browser. This technology protects the confidentiality of your credit card information while it is transmitted over the Internet.
Access to Your Personal Information/Opt-Out Choices
You have access to the information we have about you. To review and update your personal information, contact Dacons.
If you receive communications about Dacons-related products and services and wish to opt-out, contact Dacons.
Collecting Other Personal Information
When you browse Dacons website, you are able to do so anonymously. Generally, we don't collect personal information when you browse � not even your email address. Your browser, however, does automatically tell us the type of computer and operating system you are using.
In some of our email to you, we use a "click-through URL". When you click one of these URLs, you may pass through our web server before arriving at the website that is your destination. We may track click-throughs to help us determine your interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications.
Our Companywide Commitment to Privacy
As we said, Dacons takes protecting your privacy very seriously. To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate these guidelines to Dacons employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.
Dacons does not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for personal information.
Dacons website contains links to other sites. Dacons does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
If we are going to use your personal information differently from that stated at the time of collection, we will try to contact you via email using the most recent information we have. If you have not given us permission to communicate with you, you will not be contacted, nor will we use your personal information in a new manner.
For any questions, please contact Dacons.
Updated by Dacons Limited, August 2008.