IP Addresses and Cookies
Generally speaking, you may visit the Site while remaining anonymous and not revealing any personal information.
COMPANY uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with the Site servers, to administer the Site, to monitor Site usage, and to gather broad demographic information. Your IP address is used to help identify you and to aid in your navigation through the Site as determined by your customization options, if any. COMPANY also may aggregate the IP address with other information to create anonymous Site statistics. COMPANY does not, however, use your IP address to collect personal information about you.
Submission of Personal Information
Certain portions of the Site may require that you submit some personal information, such as your name and email address, before using those portions of the Site. At minimum, you are typically required to register with the Site and provide your name or email address before using any of the members only areas of the Site. For some services, such as accessing any support or download sections, registering for events, or requesting a demo CD, you may have to create an account, and submit additional personal information such as your mailing address. You may also be required to submit information such as your name and email address before you will be authorized to post information on the Site.
Use of Personal Information
COMPANY also uses this information to send you information about COMPANY, COMPANY Group, or other topics COMPANY thinks may be of interest to you, such as product information or updates. As part of its business, COMPANY works with COMPANY Group as well as other authorized partners, such as authorized resellers, to provide you with the services and information described above. As part of those activities, COMPANY may share your information with those authorized entities so that they can directly provide the information or services to you.
COMPANY does not sell to third parties information you have submitted to this Site that identifies you personally.
You can always change your mind; see the Accept/Decline section below. Please note that it may take us a reasonable amount of time to implement your request, but once we do, we will no longer use and/or process your personal information. COMPANY reserves the right to keep a blocked copy of your personal information for the maximum term permitted under applicable law.
NOTICE TO EUROPEAN USERS
Please note that the information you enter on the Site or otherwise provide to COMPANY or COMPANY Group, may be transferred outside of the European Economic Area, for purposes of processing, by a third party company, or its subsidiaries or divisions, or authorized partners, located worldwide, including countries which may not offer an equivalent level of protection to that required in the European Union, in order to provide this Site and its services to you. In particular, you are advised that the United States uses a sectoral model of privacy protection that relies on a mix of legislation, governmental regulation, and self-regulation. You are further advised that the Council of the European Union has found that this model does not provide “adequate” privacy protections as contemplated by Article 25 of the European Union’s Data Protection Directive. (Directive 95/46/EC, 1995 O.J. (L 281) 31)
Article 26 of the European Union’s Data Protection Directive allows for transfer of personal data from the European Union to a third country if the individual has unambiguously given his consent to the transfer of personal information, regardless of the third country's level of protection.
By agreeing to this Policy, you consent to the transfer of all such information to the United States and other countries which may not offer an equivalent level of protection to that required in the European Union and to the processing of that information as described in this Policy.
Law Enforcement and Posted Information Exceptions
Aggregation and Use of Anonymous Data
COMPANY does aggregate all information provided by you to create anonymous statistical and demographic data. This anonymous data helps COMPANY to understand and know its customer base better. That anonymous data may be provided to third parties but never in such a fashion as to identify you personally.
Public Forums for Posted Information
COMPANY may use personal information that is contained in Posted Information to contact you in the event that an issue or dispute arises about any posted information.
Links to Other Sites and Advertising
This Site contains links to other sites not operated by COMPANY. COMPANY is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those web sites, nor is COMPANY responsible for the separate COMPANY Group web-sites. Please be sure to review the privacy policies of those sites.
Surveys and Contests/Sweepstakes
From time to time COMPANY may make online surveys available to users of the Site. Participation in those surveys is voluntary. Some online surveys may ask participants for personal information, such as an email address, in addition to requesting answers to survey questions. COMPANY may use that personal information to contact the participant if necessary, or as otherwise described above. COMPANY may make the results of any survey publicly available, although COMPANY will not attribute any particular response to you without your permission.
On occasion COMPANY may make available to users of the Site contests, sweepstakes, or similar events in which they may qualify for participation. Participation is always voluntary and subject to the applicable rules. The rules may ask participants to provide personal information as a condition of participation. COMPANY may also make the winner’s names public, as provided in the applicable rules, or as required by applicable law. COMPANY may also use that information as described above. In some instances, the applicable rules may contain additional or different uses for the information you provide; please be sure to review those rules carefully before entering.
No portion of the Site is directed at children (defined as individuals age 13 and under) nor are children encouraged to use the Site. COMPANY does not knowingly solicit any personal information about children.
This Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Since the Site under general usage does not collect financial information, COMPANY uses the standard internet connections for those general usage portions of the Site, without secured sockets.
This Site may provide certain additional, optional services that may use additional security measures to protect the information, such as financial information, provided by you to obtain the service. Those additional security measures may vary, depending upon the particular service offered. You will be informed of any specific security measures at the time you to use a particular service. Please review that information for further detail.
In some cases, you may be prompted to register with the Site to undertake a particular Site activity or obtain a particular service. As part of that registration, you may be asked to choose your own password. COMPANY reminds you to protect your password, and not provide it to others to use. Allowing others to access and use your account and password can compromise the security of your information. COMPANY disclaims any responsibility or obligation for your decision to provide your password to others. Access by means of such password will at all times be deemed made by you, and you will be responsible for any such access.
You will at all times be responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and will be liable for any damages caused by any unauthorized use, disclosure or loss of such password. You will be responsible for any access to your account and damages arising therefrom prior to reception of such notification by COMPANY.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Typically you accept to receive communications when you submit information to the Site. If you wish to remove your information from the Site registration database and no longer receive future communications or use any services, you may do so through any of the methods described below. Please note that it may take us a reasonable amount of time to process your request.
1. The Profile section of this Site may permit you to change a previous selection and decline to receive further communications, or to delete your registration.
2. A particular service may have an Administration section that allows you to change any previous selections for that service.
3. You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in deleting/changing your prior selections. Back
This Site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.
1. The Profile section of this Site may permit a registered user to change or modify information previously provided.
2. A particular service may have an Administration section that allows you to change or modify information you previously provided for that service.
3. You can send an email to email@example.com for assistance in deleting/changing your prior selections.
Last Updated May 9, 2006.
Spielend Lernen Verlag, Steinkaemper - Lohmann GbR
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