Information Collection, Use, and Dissemination practices:
This policy applies to Engenuous Software's collection, use, storage and disclosure of information by Engenuous Software on its, (a) websites, Including all its divisions, subsidiaries and related companies (collectively, the "Websites"), (b) on various third party websites, and (c) to Engenuous Software's other information collection, Including the purchase of customer lists from third parties, or the use of customer lists from third parties. Engenuous Software is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices of third party websites or applications.
1. Collection of Information.
1.1. User Direct Information:
Each time you provide information to take advantage of a promotional offer, enter to win a contest, enter to win a sweepstake, send us an email, or otherwise transmit information via the site, Engenuous Software may obtain and collect personally identifiable information provided by you, including, but not limited to, your name, email address, mailing address, social security number, credit card information, and telephone number. You may also provide us with information that, when combined with personally identifiable information, provides us with a better idea of who you are, Including but not limited to your gender, birthday, marital status, and education level (collectively referred to as "personal information"). If you choose to access our website, use our services or purchase our products, we may require you to provide personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the site.
1.2. Survey Information:
Engenuous Software collects information from you when you voluntarily complete a Engenuous Software survey, order form, or a registration page either online by using the internet, offline by providing this information through the mail, in person or using a telephone. This information may be collected by surveys, order forms, or registration pages operated by third parties. This method of collection is collectively known as a _Survey. In such Surveys, Engenuous Software or a third party may ask you to provide personal identifiable information Including your name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (Including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, social security number, employment information, personal and online interests, and such other information as may be requested from time to time. Engenuous Software may also collect such information concerning you from another source and uses that information in combination with information provided from this website. Completing the Surveys is completely voluntary, and you are under no obligation to provide Survey Information to Engenuous Software or a third party, but you may receive incentives from Engenuous Software or a third party in exchange for providing such information.
1.3. Third Party List Information:
Engenuous Software may collect information from you when you provide information to a third party and Engenuous Software subsequently purchases, licenses, or otherwise acquires the information from the third party. Such purchased information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (Including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, industry of employment, personal and online interests, and such other information as the individual may have provided to the third party. When acquiring this information, Engenuous Software seeks assurances from the third party that it has a right to transfer the information to Engenuous Software and that the third party has a right to provide offers from advertisers to you included on the third party list.
1.4. Other Methods of Collecting Personal Information:
Other occasions when Engenuous Software obtains information from you include (1) your claiming a prize or seeking to redeem an incentive offered by Engenuous Software or by a third party, (2) your requests for assistance through Engenuous Software's customer service department, and (3) when you voluntarily subscribe to a Engenuous Software service or newsletter.
1.5. Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Info Collected Using Technology: Engenuous Software currently uses cookie and web beacon technology to associate certain Internet-related information about you with information about you in its database. Additionally, Engenuous Software may use other new and evolving sources of information in the future.
(b) Web Beacons: A web beacon is a programming code that can be used to display an image on a web page, but can also be used to transfer your unique user identification to a database and associate you with previously acquired information about an individual in a database. This allows Engenuous Software to track certain websites you visit. Web beacons are used to track online behavioral habits for marketing purposes to determine products or services you may be interested in. In addition to using web beacons on web pages, Engenuous Software also uses web beacons in email messages sent to individuals listed in Engenuous Software's database.
(c) IP Addresses:
Engenuous Software automatically tracks certain information based upon your behavior on the site. We may use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on the site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on the site or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address. Your Internet Protocol ("IP") is a unique Internet "address" which is assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider ("ISP"). For local area network ("LAN"), DSL, or cable modem users, an IP address may be permanently assigned to a particular computer. IP addresses are automatically logged by Web servers, collecting information about a user's traffic patterns. While the IP address does not identify an individual by name, it may, with the cooperation of the ISP, be used to locate and identify an individual using the Web. Your IP address can, however, reveal what geographic area you are connecting from, or which ISP you are using. Finally, other websites you visit have IP addresses, and we may collect the IP addresses of those websites and their pages.
(d) Computer Profiles:
(e) Data Analysis:
Data Analysis technology may be employed from time to time if used by a Client of Engenuous Software. The use of technology on the Internet, Including cookies and web beacons, is rapidly developing. As a result, Engenuous Software strongly encourages individuals to revisit this policy for any updates regarding its use of new technology. 1.6. No Information Collected from Children: Engenuous Software will never knowingly collect any personal information about children under the age of 18. If Engenuous Software obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about a child under the age of 18, that information will be immediately deleted from its database. Because it does not collect such information, Engenuous Software has no such information to use or to disclose to third parties. Engenuous Software has designed this policy in order to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").
1.7. Credit Card Information:
Engenuous Software may, in certain instances, collect credit card numbers and related information when an individual places an order from Engenuous Software When the credit card information is submitted to Engenuous Software, such information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software. Engenuous Software will use the credit card information for purposes of processing and completing the purchase transaction, and the credit card information will be disclosed to third parties only as necessary to complete the purchase transaction.
2. Use of Individual Information
The following section describes how Engenuous Software uses personal information. The uses described in these sections may change at any time. Engenuous Software may also broaden its use of your personal information. Engenuous Software may also use your personal information to provide commercial promotional offers to individuals or entities through, among other things, email advertising, telephone marketing, direct mail marketing, banner advertising and package stuffers.
2.1. Discretion to Use Information:
The personal information collected on this site and by third parties will be used to operate the site and to provide the services or products or carry out the transactions you have requested or authorized. Engenuous Software may change or broaden its use of your personal information at any time. Engenuous Software may use your personal information to provide promotional offers to individuals by means of email advertising, telephone marketing, direct mail marketing, online banner advertising, and package stuffers, and other possible uses. Engenuous Software MAY SELL OR TRANSFER INDIVIDUAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE PURPOSE IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION.
Engenuous Software uses your personal information to provide promotional offers by email to you. Engenuous Software may maintain separate email lists for different purposes. If you wish to end your email subscription from a particular list, you only need to press the unsubscribe button on the mail message. To unsubscribe from all Engenuous Software s email lists, please visit our unsubscribe page. Such an unsubscribe request will permanently delete your email from all lists used by Engenuous Software Because Engenuous Software only sends emails when you have agreed to receive emails from Engenuous Software or you have agreed to receive emails from third parties, statutes requiring certain formatting for unsolicited email are not applicable to email messages sent by Engenuous Software
2.3. Profiling and Target Advertising:
Engenuous Software uses your information to make and improve profiles of you and to track your online browsing habits and determine which areas of Engenuous Software?s websites are most frequently visited. This information helps Engenuous Software to better understand your interests so that it can target advertising and promotions to you. Engenuous Software may, at its discretion, target advertising by using email, direct mail, telephones, cell phones, and other means of communication to provide promotional offers.
2.4. Storage of Personal Information:
Engenuous Software stores your information in a database on Engenuous Software s servers. Our servers have security measures (such as a firewall) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Engenuous Software?s control. Notwithstanding such measures, Engenuous Software cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent Engenuous Software computers from being illegally accessed, and your information from being stolen or altered.
3. Use of Personal Information.
3.1. Sale or Transfer to Third Parties:
Engenuous Software MAY SELL OR TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY PURPOSE IN Engenuous Software's SOLE DISCRETION. Engenuous Software uses your personal information in the following 3 ways: Customer Service; Marketing; and Complying with the law.
3.2. Customer Service:
Engenuous Software will use your personal information to respond to you, to process, validate and verify requests and/or purchase orders, to fulfill any of your requests and to tailor your experience on our websites.
Engenuous Software will use your personal information for any marketing and survey purpose on behalf of Engenuous Software and its affiliates and subsidiaries to send information to you about additional goods or services that may be of interest to you. In addition, Engenuous Software will disclose your personal information to third party agents and independent contractors to help us conduct our marketing and survey efforts and to share with other companies in connection with marketing efforts, including but not limited to, direct marketing. You may have no relationship with these other companies.
3.4. Complying with Legal Process: Engenuous Software will use or disclose your personal information in response to subpoenas, court orders, warrants, or legal process, or to otherwise establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or in the event you violate or breach an agreement with Engenuous Software Engenuous Software will use and disclose your personal information if we believe you will harm the property or rights of Engenuous Software , its owners, or those of Engenuous Software's other customers. Finally, we will use or disclose your personal information if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Engenuous Software's acceptable use policy, or as otherwise required by law when responding to subpoenas, court orders and other legal processes.
3.5. Order Fulfillment:
Engenuous Software will transfer your personal information to third parties when necessary to provide a product or service that you order from such third party while using Engenuous Software's websites or when responding to offers provided by Engenuous Software
3.6. Data Summary:
Engenuous Software may sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
4. Privacy Practices of Third Parties
4.1. Advertiser cookies and web beacons:
Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies who place advertisements on the websites and on the internet generally may use their own cookies, web beacons, and other technology to collect information about individuals. Engenuous Software does not control the use of such technology and Engenuous Software has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about you.
The websites and email messages sometimes contain hypertext links to the websites of third parties. Engenuous Software is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. Linked websites may contain links to websites maintained by third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. Engenuous Software does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such third party websites. The inclusion of a link to a website does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organization.
5. California User Consumer Rights
In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, STE 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814; or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about protecting your privacy, you may wish to visit: http://www.ftc.gov
If you have questions about this policy, please contact us.
Last updated 12/19/2008.