WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect personal information that you choose to provide voluntarily when using our web sites. This information includes your ServersCheck Purchasing & Support account. You can use our site without creating an account, but you will need to an account if you want to take advantage of certain features, such as our "Games", "Forum", "HelpDesk". We may also ask for personal information when you contact our Sales or Technical department.
Our web sites do not intentionally solicit or collect personal information about children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 and would like to use our web site, please ask a parent or guardian for assistance.
Some of our promotional offers have a “Tell A Friend” feature that allows you to have the offer sent to a friend with your comment. If you choose to use this feature, we collect the email address of your friend(s) but do not store it for other uses.
WHERE DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We collect your information during usage of this website or when purchasing online through our partner, ShareIT AG.
When you join the ServersCheck Email List, we request your email address in order to send you email on the latest offers, advanced notice of events, and more.
To deliver this information to you, we use internal and third-party email marketing services that helps us conduct targeted permission-based email campaigns. When registering for our email program, this service company may collect and store personal information you provide on our behalf and has agreed with us it will not share, rent, sell, trade or provide any of this information to parties other than ServersCheck. If you are no longer interested in receiving ServersCheck Email communications, instructions for removal from the list are included in every email we send you.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Information we collect on our web sites may be used to enhance your experience in the following ways:
* Periodic newsletter * Process online purchases * Online forum support * Support via helpdesk * Respond to your customer-service inquiries or requests * Communicate special offers and featured items to you, if you choose to receive such notices * Customize your experience on our web sites
From time-to-time, we may request information from you through contests. Participation in these contests is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information gathered from contests will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Demographic information will be used for purposes of monitoring and improving your experience on this site.
We may co-sponsor some contests on our site with other companies. If you enter one of these contests, our co-sponsor may receive the information collected or may collect the information directly. In such cases, we will tell you who is collecting your information, how our co-sponsor may use the information and how you can contact our co-sponsor.
WHEN AND WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When inquiring or purchasing with ServersCheck, we may share your information with a Premium or Authorized Reseller of ServersCheck.
Aside from the purposes described above, we do not share your personal information with any other third parties unless we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is required by law. We may share aggregated demographic and statistical information in the course of our business with certain third parties. This sharing does not include any personal information that can identify any individual person.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Please note that our site links to other sites and that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from ours. We advise you to check the privacy policies of other Web sites before disclosing any personal information. In any event, please note that these sites do not share your personal information with us.
HOW WE PROTECT THE SECURITY OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION
The security of your personal information is very important to us. In our efforts to protect your online transactions, we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). If your browser is capable of SSL (and most are), your personal financial information will be automatically encrypted, or encoded, before it is sent over the Internet.
COOKIES AND OTHER COMPUTER INFORMATION
When you visit our web sites, you will be assigned a permanent "cookie" (a small text file) to be stored on your computer's hard drive. The purpose of the cookie is to identify you when you visit our site so we can enhance and customize your online experience.
You can choose to visit our web sites without cookies, but without these identifying files you will not be able to take advantage of certain desirable features of our site. These features include remembering your login (so you don't have to remember your number) and providing a more personalized online experience. To visit without cookies, you can configure your browser to reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)
We also collect certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to our web sites. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer's operating system, browser type and the address of a referring Web site, if any. We collect this information to enhance the quality of your experience during your visit to our site and will not sell or rent this information to any third parties.
HOW CAN I DECIDE WHAT COMMUNICATIONS I WILL RECEIVE?
We do not intentionally send you unsolicited email communications. If you choose to receive periodic communications from us, we may from time to time send you email messages describing new promotions, featured products and special offers. You can choose to stop receiving these emails at any time.
The only email messages you will receive from us when you elect not to receive informational emails will be to confirm any purchases you make on our site, respond to your inquiries and to answer any other questions you may have about our site. We may also need to send operational emails to inform you of any changes to our site and products that might affect you, or to notify you of problems with your purchase.
ServersCheck BVBA reserves the right to change, modify or amend this policy at any time. However, if there are changes made to the use of users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days. This policy was posted on November 12, 2004.