Your privacy is important to Dispersive Networks, Inc. and its affiliates (“Dispersive,” “we,” and “us”). This privacy statement discloses the information practices, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
This privacy statement covers the Dispersive Networks’ websites located at www.dispersivetechnologies.com, www.dispersivegroup.com, www.dispersivenetworks.com, and www.dispersive.io (each a “website”).
If you have questions or concerns or suggestions regarding this privacy statement, please contact:
Sue Ellen Nicks, Corporate Administrator
13560 Morris Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
The Collection of Personal Data
Please be aware that most portions of our websites are available and open to you without having to provide any Personal Data. “Personal Data” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data. However, in order to access and use certain websites or parts of the websites, Dispersive may request Personal Data from you, like your name, e-mail address, company name and telephone number and may require you to create a password in order to create an account. Dispersive uses this information to customize your experience on our websites, for the purposes stated at the time of collection and for other purposes set out in this privacy statement. You have the right to refuse to provide this information; however access to certain secure portions of the website(s) will not be provided.
If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply.
When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional Personal Data from you.
We also collect other types of Personal Data that you provide to us voluntarily.
We may also collect Personal Data at other points in our websites that state that Personal Data is being collected.
By providing Personal Data to Dispersive, you will be deemed to have consented to the use, transfer, export and retention of your Personal Data as set out in this privacy statement. Dispersive may use this submitted Personal Data for the purposes disclosed to you at the time such Personal Data was submitted, to provide you with additional information, such as alerting you to products and services that can assist you in your business, promoting site registration, assisting in order processing and providing customer support, and for other purposes set out in this privacy statement. Dispersive aims to ensure that any Personal Data held by Dispersive it processes is accurate. You may update or amend your Personal Data held by Dispersive by changing such Personal Data through your account on the website(s) or by contacting Dispersive at: email@example.com. If you wish to delete any inaccuracies with your Personal Data, please see the “Your Rights” section below.
Dispersive may also get information about you from third party sources and may add this information to Personal Data we collect. We may use this information to qualify clients, potential clients, resellers and distributors and for other purposes set out in this privacy statement.
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Transfer of Personal Data
WHEN YOU SUBMIT PERSONAL DATA TO DISPERSIVE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT DISPERSIVE MAY TRANSFER PERSONAL DATA TO, AND RETAIN AND PROCESS PERSONAL DATA ININ THE COUNTRY IN WHICH IT WAS COLLECTED AND IN OTHER COUNTRIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE UNITED STATES, WHICH MAY NOT HAVE THE SAME OR EQUIVALENT DATA PRIVACY PROTECTIONS. IF YOU DO NOT APPROVE OF SUCH TRANSFER, PROCESSING AND/OR RETENTION, DO NOT SUBMIT PERSONAL DATA TO DISPERSIVE.
Information Collected via Technology
When you visit our websites, some information is automatically collected. For example, when you visit our websites, your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit are all collected. This information is generally used to help us deliver the most relevant information to you and administer and improve the websites.
We gather certain information automatically and store it in log files, including IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information to improve the content of the websites, market research purposes, to communicate information to visitors and to better tailor our websites and services to our users’ needs.
We may log information using “Cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our websites. This type of information is collected to make the websites more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs.
Use of Personal Data
We use your Personal Data as follows:
To operate, maintain, and improve our websites and services.
To respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.
To send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.
To communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.
To link or combine user information with other Personal Data we get from third parties, to help understand your needs and provide you with better service.
To protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.
To provide and deliver products and services customers request.
To process and deliver orders.
To identify you as a user in our system.
To facilitate the creation of and secure your account on our network.
To develop and improve marketing and advertising for our services.
We may store and process Personal Data in the United States and other countries.
We may also create anonymous and/or deidentified data records from your Personal Data by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this anonymous data to improve our websites and services. We reserve the right to use anonymous data for any purpose and disclose anonymous data to third parties in our sole discretion.
Disclosure to Third Parties
If you request something from the websites, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share your Personal Data with others who can alert you about new products and services to improve your competitive edge. These business partners act as service providers on our behalf to fulfill the services you have requested to receive.
From time to time, we use other third parties to provide services on our behalf, such as for facilitating our marketing e-mails. We share your Personal Data with these third parties as necessary to provide that service on our behalf. In such cases, the organizations are not permitted to use your Personal Data for any secondary purposes. Dispersive does not share, sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Dispersive may disclose aggregate statistics about our site visitors, customers and sales in order to describe our services to prospective partners and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
Dispersive may disclose Personal Data to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information, or with your consent; to third parties designated by you; and with our subsidiaries and affiliates; or to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by us about users is among the assets transferred.
Dispersive may disclose Personal Data to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request; to enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us or if it believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Dispersive, its employees, the site or its visitors.
A Note About Children. We do not intentionally gather Personal Data from users who are under the age of 13. If a child under 13 submits personal information to Dispersive and we learn that the personal information is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any personal information from a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CORRECT, REVIEW, UPDATE OR DELETE YOUR PERSONAL DATA, CONTACT US AT email@example.com. WE WILL USE COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE EFFORTS TO HONOR YOUR REQUEST. WE MAY RETAIN AN ARCHIVED COPY OF YOUR RECORDS AS REQUIRED BY LAW OR FOR LEGITIMATE BUSINESS PURPOSES.
Our marketing emails tell you how to “opt-out.” If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.
You can typically remove and reject Cookies from our websites with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept Cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our Cookies, it could affect how our website works for you.
Our websites may contain links to third party websites. When you click on a link to any other website or location, you will leave our website and go to another site and another entity may collect information from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of this privacy statement do not apply to these outside websites or content, or to any collection of data after you click on links to such outside websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of every website you visit. The links to third party websites or locations are for your convenience and do not signify our endorsement of such third parties or their products, content, or websites.
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Dispersive reserves the right to change, modify or update this statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date below and post the new privacy statement here.
April 14, 2015