Effective Date: April 15, 2016
In this policy,
- “user” or “you” means any person using the Service, whether by browsing our websites or using our mobile apps, purchasing products, subscribing to our Newsletter, to “Get in touch with us”, or participating in any other activities available through the Service.
- Safenet or "we" or "us" or "our" or other similar pronouns means Safenet, Inc.
2. What information do we collect?
- a) Technical information we obtain when you use the website. As you may know, when you access a website or use a mobile application there is some information that is automatically recorded. The website is not different. These are the type of technical information we are recording:
- (i) When you visit, access or use the website our servers automatically collect and retain information based on that usage. Website log data may contain your Internal Protocol address, the address of the webpage you visited, your browser type and settings, the date and time of your access, how you used the website and other web tracking features (below we are providing you with a detailed explanation on the other web tracking features we use).
- (ii) We may also collect information about the device (PC, MAC, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) you are using to connect to the website. Such information may include the type of device, the operating system you are using, device settings, and unique device identifiers. The collection of this information depends on the device you are using and its settings. To learn about the information your device makes available you should check the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider.
- b) Information you voluntarily provide. If you decide to contact us using the “Contact Us” form, you voluntarily provide us with certain identifying information such as your name (first and last), your country, phone number and e-mail address.
- c) Web tracking features we use.
Pros of disabling cookies
- 1. Privacy – Some cookies, called tracking cookies, allow third-party websites or websites that are affiliated to the websites you visit to track and record the websites that you’ve been to. These third parties can be advertisers or even the government, in some cases. Disabling cookies will, therefore, keep your browsing details private.
- 2. Security – Although in general, cookies are not harmful, there have been some browsers that were found to allow malicious content to access the computers where cookies are stored.
- 3. Secrecy.
Cons of disabling cookies
- 1. Convenience – Cookies are actually designed to remember information about forms and websites. Cookies are responsible for the auto-fill feature for forms where you input your address or email information. If you disable cookies, you would have to fill the forms up yourself.
- 2. Personalization – Personalized content, such as the text “Welcome back, Eric!” on various home pages are possible through cookies. This will not work if cookies are disabled.
- (ii) Web Beacons: Another online identification mechanism is called a web beacon, also known as a pixel tag or clear GIF. A web beacon is a clear graphic image of a 1x1 pixel that is delivered through a web browser or a HTML compliant e-mail client application to an end-user’s device. We use web beacon to enable us to evaluate the usage of the website, target campaigns, upgrade information we provide, and know whether you have visited a web page or received a message.
We use the information collected to contact you. Only the information you have voluntary provided as described in paragraph 2(b) above is used to contact you to discuss your interest in the website, our products and services, send you information about promotions or events. Thus, you understand that you can receive marketing communications. Please read paragraph 4 below that gives you some choices in controlling our use of the information collected.
Regarding analytics collection please note that we will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any of your personally identifiable information. We will not associate any data gathered from the website with any personally identifiable information (meaning data that permit to directly identify you as a unique person) from any source.
We may undertake international transfer. Indeed we may in the process of providing the website to you, transfer information that we collect about you, including personally identifiable information (meaning data that permit to directly identify you as a unique person), across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from the laws of Maryland, please note that by using the website you are consenting and permitting the transfer of information, including personal information, to countries and jurisdictions that may not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction.
4. What choice do you have about sharing your information?
- a) You may request to be removed from marketing communications by e-mailing: email@example.com and request that you be unsubscribed from future communications. A link to this page would also be found at the bottom of our e-mails pushing the information to you.
- b) You may update or change your registration information via http://www6.SafeNet-inc.com/emailpreferences/en.
5. With whom do we share information we collect?
- a) We share: We may share the information collected with hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and other technology and services required to operate and maintain the website. Consequently we are making you aware that certain of the information collected may be transferred from your current location to our offices and servers as well as the hosting partner we indicate in this paragraph. We are careful to only provide to the hosting partner the information that is necessary to assist us in providing the website.
- We may also share the information collected with companies that are part of the Gemalto legal organization and that are located in different countries of the world.
- a) We do not share: We do not rent, sell, or share any information about you with any third-parties.
- b) We may share: We may also provide non-personal, summary or group statistics about the traffic patterns of the website, and information covering the usage of the website to reputable third-party, but these statistics will include no personal information (meaning data that could directly identify you as a unique person).
- c) We may disclose: We may disclose the information collected if we believe such action is necessary to:
- i. comply with the law, or legal process served on us;
- ii. protect and defend our rights or property (including the enforcement of our agreements); or
- iii. act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the website or members of the public.
The website is not directed to anyone under 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years old do not use the website.
7. Business transaction
8. Changes to this policy
9. Do not track for resident of the state of California (U.S.A)
Do not Track (or “DNT”) is a preference you could set in your browser (provided your browser permit such selection) to let the sites you visit know that you do not want them collecting certain information about you.
We do not respond to DNT signal. We do not treat differently the person whose browsers send a DNT signal differently from those without one.
Please note that except for the website we do not collect personally identifiable information about you when you move across other websites.