is committed to protecting your privacy online. We know
that when we ask you for personal information, we assume
a significant responsibility for ensuring that you understand
how that information will be used and that we adhere
strictly to our stated guidelines. This document presents
answer format. If you have additional questions, please
submit them directly to us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please know that this policy may change from time to
time, and that we will always have a link to the most
personally identifiable information does pc micro
collect from me?
During registration or evaluation,
pc micro only requires information required for us
to license you our software. This includes your name,
company, address and e-mail address. Wherever pc micro collects
personal information, we make an effort to describe
how that information will be used and include a link
does pc micro use my information?
pc micro's primary
goal in collecting personal information is to provide
you, the user, with technical support for products that you
request to download from our site both before and after
you purchase our products.
is collecting my information?
When you are on
a pc micro site and are asked for personal information,
when downloading software, you are sharing that
information with pc micro alone. If you are placing an order
using a credit card, that information is only shared with
our credit card merchant Authorize.net. If data is being
collected and/or maintained by any company other than
pc micro, you will be notified before you submit or
transfer your information. If you do not want your
data to be shared with Authorize.net, you can choose not
to use the credit card purchase option and instead purchase
using a PO or going through one of our resellers.
whom does pc micro share my information?
As a general rule,
pc micro will not disclose any of your personally
identifiable information except when we have your
permission or under special circumstances, such as
when we believe in good faith that the law requires
it or under the circumstances described below.
are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution
of my information?
pc micro may, from
time to time, send you e-mail regarding our products
and services if you request to be informed of such.
Only pc micro will send you these direct mailings.
also have choices with respect to cookies. You can
change your browser preferences to accept all cookies,
reject all cookies, or be notified what a cookie is
are cookies and how does pc micro use them?
As part of offering
store information about items you place in a shopping
cart on our web sites. A cookie is a small amount of
data that is sent to your browser and stored on your
computer's hard drive.
us of who you are and to access your account information
(stored on our computers) in order to deliver to
you a better and more personalized service. This
cookie is set when you register or "Sign In" and
is modified when you "Sign Out" of our services.
the number of people using the pc micro service.
Each browser accessing pc micro is given a unique
cookie which is then used to determine the extent
of repeat usage, usage by a registered user versus
by an unregistered user.
traffic patterns to help us improve service offerings.
Such measured patterns may include, but are not
limited to, which areas of pc micro's network of
web sites you have visited and your visiting patterns
in the aggregate. We may use this information to
better personalize the content, banners, and promotions
that you and other users will see on our sites.
is an IP address, and how do you use that?
An IP address, or
IP number, is a number automatically assigned to your
computer whenever you connect to the Internet. Your
IP number is visible to those who manage most of the
websites you visit, and your IP number is visible
to us when you visit pc micro or any of its subpages
or member pages. Like cookies, we use IP address information
for a variety of applications.
does pc micro protect my personal financial information?
Keeping your personal
financial information private and secure is vitally
important to us. Any time we ask for a credit card
number, we transmit that credit card number in an
encrypted format. We use a secure server at authorize.net,
using the industry-standard, TLS (Transport layer security)
encryption. We do not share your credit card information
with anyone else.
security precautions are in place to protect the loss,
misuse, or alteration of my information?
Your pc micro profile
and all information submitted to pc micro is password-protected
so that only you and authorized pc micro staff have
access to your personal information. You may edit
your information by using your pc micro ID and password.
We recommend that you take great care not to divulge
your password to anyone. NOTE: pc micro staff will
NEVER ask you for your password in an unsolicited
phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail.
no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed
to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we make every
effort to protect your personal information, pcmicro.com
cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information
you transmit to us or from our online products or
services. You make all transmissions and data transfers
at your own risk.
else should I know about my privacy?
Please keep in mind
that whenever you disclose personal information online,
be it on a message boards, through e-mail, or in chat
areas - your statements, information and other data
can be collected and used by others. In short, if
you post personal information online, you may receive
unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
At the end of the day, it is you who is solely responsible
for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or
any account information. Please be responsible and
careful whenever you're online.