You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this Site, in order to post comments to our blog, subscribe to our blog or newsletters, download or access certain documents and information, we may require you to submit your personally identifiable information to us and we may invite you to submit questions, comments and request information. We also may collect personally identifiable information about you and if you are a corporate customer, your users, when you register to use our services, contact us or send us an email. We also may collect any personally identifiable information and other information that you or if you are a corporate client, your users, elect to publicly post on social media websites and through our services (“Social Media Communications”).
Due to the nature of some of these activities, you may provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name, username, email address, company name, website name, location, and address and other contact information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us or that you include in your Social Media Communications. If you post to our blogs, we may collect any other personally identifiable information that you include in your posting.
We may use your personally identifiable information to deliver certain services, reports or information you have requested, verify your authority to enter certain password protected areas of the Site, verify that you are a customer or prospective customer, send you subscriptions that you have requested, notices about our products and/or services that you have used or that may be of interest to you, and improve the content and general administration of the Site.
If you are a user of our services, we may use your personally identifiable information to provide the services to you. We do not store or use your Social Media Communications other than to provide our services to you.
Socialware recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. Neither our Site nor our services are intended for children under the age of 13. Socialware does not target its services or this Site to children under 13. Socialware does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.
On our Site, we use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the Site and to improve and track the overall Site experience. For our Site, we set a persistent cookie to store your general usage behavior and IP addresses but not personally identifiable information. Persistent cookies enable us to track, store and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some areas of our Site may be limited.
In our services, we use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the services and to improve and track the overall services experience. For our services, we set a persistent cookie to authenticate your login and authorization to use the services. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and store your settings within the services and unique identifiers that we establish of how the services operate. If you reject cookies, you will not be able to use the services.
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, IP addresses, External Web Sites (defined below) linked to and other aggregated data collected through our services and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
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We may employ industry standard procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Socialware may use, without limitation, firewalls, password protection, secure socket layer, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.
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