Cognent Privacy Statement
Privacy Excerpt from TOS
The following is an excerpt from the Cognent General Terms of Service, section 32. In the case of differences between the two, the terms on the Cognent General Terms of Service governs.
Personal Information Collected.If you register with us, we will collect your first and last name and your email address. If you choose to use advanced services, we will also collect your telephone number and, if applicable, your credit card number and billing address. The Website also offers account holders an Address Book feature, which allows users to submit and store the names, email addresses, and other contact information of the account holder's choosing, such as a work address, to enable the user to keep an address book of contacts.
Computer Information Collected.Additionally, the Website automatically collects certain non-personal computer or device-related information from visitors to the Website (and, if you are a subscriber to the groupware.io Cloud service, visitors to your Website), including the operating system (e.g. Mac OS X, iOS, Windows, Android), the visitor's IP address, and the web browser (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer) (collectively "Computer Information").
Use of Information.We use the personal information collected to respond to user requests for products, services and information, to customize the site in accordance with user preferences, to contact users pursuant to their requests and to send transactional messages pursuant to a given user's subscriptions (including invoices, if applicable). We also use the Computer Information we collect to analyze and improve the Website and the products and services offered therein, and to provide our services. If you are a user, we retain the Computer Information of our site's visitors in order to provide the service, to troubleshoot issues, and to calculate analytics such as pageviews.
Newsletters & Other Communications.Users have the opportunity to provide their email address to us in order to receive communications, such as announcements of new services, and special offers. These email communications are sent in accordance with applicable laws and are provided on a strict opt-in basis. All such messages will feature unsubscribe links in the footer, and users may also unsubscribe by visiting their account page on the Website. We may choose to feature third party advertisements on the Website, and we may send marketing communications on behalf of third parties.
We may permit certain third-party advertising networks and social media platforms to collect information about our users' browsing activities by means of cookies, clear pixels, web beacons, social plug-ins, or other tracking technology. We may permit such organizations to collect information about your use of our websites so that they may show you advertisements for our products and services on other websites and social media platforms.
Disclosure of Information.We may store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to (a) protect the rights, safety, or property of our service or others and (b) comply with legal processes or regulatory requirements. We may also transfer your information to any affiliated business, and in the event of a merger or acquisition or asset sale, your information may be disclosed to the acquiring entity. Without your express approval, however, we will not sell or rent or otherwise commercially exploit your personal information, although we may collect and/or provide aggregate statistics about our Website, products, services, and users to other parties.
Disclosure of Information to Service Providers.We use several third-party providers, listed below, to provide the Website and our service. We may disclose information to these service providers in order to provide our Website and services to you. Our agreements with these service providers prohibit them from using the information we provide to them for any purpose other than providing the Website and the products and services featured therein and require them to keep that information confidential. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and information collection practices of our service providers.
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Reviewing Your Information.You have the right to access, update, and correct factual inaccuracies in personally identifiable information collected by this Website, subject to certain exceptions. To do so, you should log in to your account. To help protect your privacy and the security of your personally identifiable information, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.This Website has no intention of collecting any personally identifiable information from individuals under 13 years of age. If a child under 13 has provided personally identifiable information (e.g., name, email address, physical address, birth date), a parent or guardian of that child should contact us. We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child's information from our existing files.
California Privacy Rights and Do Not Track Notice.California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us via the information below. At this time, we do not respond to "Do Not Track" signals of web browsers. If technological standards for recognition of Do Not Track signals are implemented at any point in the future, we will revisit this issue at that time.
Att: Website Services
PO Box 536421
Orlando, FL 32853