Effective Date: March 1, 2008
- Collection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from You
ThingMagic may collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from you through the Site. PII is any information which could potentially be used to identify or contact you. PII collected may include tracking your home server domain name or IP address, e-mail address, or telephone number. ThingMagic may also collect PII such as your fax number, postal address, or payment information (credit card number and billing address) knowingly provided by you in online order forms, sign-up forms, contact forms, online resume submissions, registration forms, surveys, e-mail, and other online avenues (including, without limitation, demographic and personal profile data).
When you perform a search within the Site, ThingMagic may record information identifying you or linking you to the search performed. ThingMagic may place Internet “cookies” on your hard drive. Internet cookies save data about you, such as your name, password, username, screen preferences and the pages of the site you viewed. When you return to the Site, ThingMagic may recognize you by the Internet cookie and customize your experience accordingly. You may decline Internet cookies by using the appropriate feature of your Web browser.
- Use of PII Collected from You
We may use PII collected for internal purposes for uses that you have opted into. For example, we may use PII for fulfillment of a requested transaction or recordkeeping or to customize the content and layout of the Site for you. PII such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information which you voluntarily provide to us may be added to ThingMagic’s databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding Site updates, new products and services, and upcoming events.
- Other Information Collected from You and its Use
We may collect other information about your use and navigation of the Site to help us design the Site to better suit your needs and preferences. For example, we may collected information about files downloaded, search engine used, type of Web browser and pages you accessed on the Site. Aggregate data about users’ home servers, use and navigation of the Site may be used for internal purposes, for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users’ behavior, for product development or for content improvement.
ThingMagic may also record limited information for every search request and use that information to solve technical problems with the services available directly or indirectly in connection with the Site and to calculate overall usage statistics.
- Disclosure of PII and other Information to Third Parties
ThingMagic will not share your PII with third parties or use it for marketing purposes unless we have your consent. That is, in those situations, you will be allowed to “opt in” by saying yes to such uses, or “opt out” by saying no to such uses.
We may share your PII with our affiliates or our trusted businesses partners in order to have them help process information on our behalf or for technical assistance with our website or systems. We enter into agreements with those third parties which require that they agree to process such information based on our instructions and otherwise in accordance with the terms of this policy and that they implement reasonable confidentiality and security measures.
If ThingMagic enters into a corporate transaction, such as, for example, a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or asset purchase, we will provide you notice before your PII is transferred to such entity.
You should understand that other information that is collected by ThingMagic which is not PII may be disclosed or distributed to a third party.
- Links to Third Party Websites
This Site may contain links to other websites or advertisements for or placed by third parties. Additionally, portions of this Site may be hosted or operated by third parties (such Site portions will be identified by a “powered by” logo or notice or your referral to such portions will be preceded by a notice that you are leaving the main Site or a similar notice). ThingMagic is not responsible for the privacy or data collection practices of such Web sites, advertisers, or third parties, or for the content of any third-party websites or advertisements. It is possible that these links, hosted portions of the Site, or advertisements, themselves, may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about you. It is solely your obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites and of these advertisers and third parties.
- Security Measures
ThingMagic has taken reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of PII. We restrict access to your PII to those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits and services to you and each of those employees has signed a confidentiality agreement. Given the nature of the Internet, please understand that any communication or material you transmit to ThingMagic via the Site or electronic mail, whether encrypted or otherwise, cannot be guaranteed as secure. Accordingly, ThingMagic is not responsible for the security of information you transmit via the Internet or e-mail.
- Opt Out Right
Except in connection with ThingMagic’s provision of services, information, and products requested by you, you may opt out of having your PII prospectively retained by ThingMagic or, used by ThingMagic for secondary purposes, or disclosed by ThingMagic to third parties by contacting ThingMagic in writing via postal mail or e-mail. This opt out right does not apply to collection of other information that is not PII.
- Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data
Upon your written request by postal mail or e-mail, ThingMagic will provide you with a summary of any of your PII retained by ThingMagic, which information has been voluntarily provided to ThingMagic through the Site through an account registration, customer order, or electronic news or information subscription. You may modify, correct, change or update your PII by contacting ThingMagic via postal mail, e-mail or telephone.
- Right to Change Privacy Statement
- Contacting ThingMagic.
. Given the nature of the Internet, please understand that the transmission of any communication or material to ThingMagic via the Site or electronic mail, whether encrypted or otherwise, cannot be guaranteed as secure. You may also contact ThingMagic by regular mail at One Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, or by telephone at 1-866-833-4069 (international callers dial +1-617-499-4090).