Last updated: December 26th, 2012
By accessing Information System Technologies Inc. (ISTI) websites, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
Collection of information
You can visit ISTI websites without entering any personal information. On certain pages, ISTI may ask you for personal information to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested. The personal information ISTI collects may include:
- – contact details, such as your name, title, company/organization name, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, and physical address;
– information about your company, and job function;
– financial information (including credit card or account information);
– information such as your nationality and country of residence that allows ISTI to determine your eligibility under export control regulations to receive information about certain technologies;
– inquiries about and orders for ISTI products and services;
– information that assists ISTI in identifying the products and services that best meet your requirements;
– feedback from you about ISTI websites and ISTI products and services.
You are not required to provide any of this information, but if you do not, ISTI may not be able to provide you the requested service or complete your transaction.
ISTI may collect information about your visit to ISTI sites, including what pages you view, the number of bytes transferred, the links you click, the materials you access, and other actions taken within ISTI’s sites. On sites that you enter with a user ID, ISTI may connect this information with your identity to determine your potential interests in ISTI products and services. ISTI also collects certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, the date and time you access the site, and the website from which you linked to the ISTI site. ISTI does not link this information to your identity.
Use of information
Website improvement. ISTI may use your personal information to improve its websites and related ISTI products or services, or to make its websites easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing ISTI websites to your particular preference or interests.
Communications. With your permission, ISTI may use your personal information gathered via its websites to inform you of products or services available from Information Systems Technologies Inc. When collecting information that might be used to contact you about ISTI products and services, ISTI will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such communications. Moreover, each e-mail communication ISTI sends includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication. If you elect to unsubscribe, ISTI will remove you from the relevant list within 10 business days.
Employment Applications. In connection with a job application or inquiry, you may provide ISTI with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. ISTI may use this information throughout Information Systems Technologies Inc. and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates for the purpose of employment consideration. ISTI will keep the information for future consideration unless you direct ISTI not to do so.
Cookies are small files that websites save to your hard disk or to your browser’s memory. ISTI may use them to track the number of times you have visited the site, to track the number of visitors to the site, to determine and analyze visitors’ use of our sites (including the effectiveness of online advertising), to store information that you provide such as your preferences, and to store technical information useful for your interactions with ISTI websites. ISTI may use session cookies (cookies that are deleted when your browser session ends) to store your user ID, elements of your user profile, to facilitate your movement around ISTI websites (particularly in connection with information searches and order placement) and other information useful in administering the session. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of ISTI’s websites or other websites that you visit.
Use of web analytics
ISTI uses industry standard web analytics to track web visits. You may opt out of web analytics by installing these tools on your computer.
Google Analytics Opt Out Link
Omniture Analytics Opt Out Link
Disclosure of your personal information.Except as described below, personal information you provide to ISTI through its websites will not be shared outside of ISTI and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.
Disclosure to service providers. ISTI contracts with other companies to provide services on ISTI’s behalf, such as hosting websites, sending out information, processing transactions, and analyzing ISTI websites. ISTI provides these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.
Disclosure to distributors. In responding to a request made by you, ISTI may share your personal information with companies that distribute our products. In those cases, ISTI provides these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to respond to your request, and these companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.
Disclosure in connection with transactions. In connection with certain transactions, ISTI may disclose some or all of your personal information to financial institutions, government entities, and shipping companies or postal services involved in fulfillment.
Disclosures in connection with acquisitions or divestitures. Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons ISTI decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is ISTI’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
Disclosure for other reasons. ISTI may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on ISTI, to protect and defend our rights or property, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual.
ISTI is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. ISTI uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, ISTI stores the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in facilities to which access is limited.
Consent to international transfers of personal information
The personal information ISTI collects on its websites may be sent to the United States or to any other country in which ISTI or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. ISTI may also store and process the information there. Although the laws that protect personal information in those countries may differ from the laws where you live, ISTI will take reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using ISTI websites and giving your information to ISTI, you consent to the transfer of the data outside of your country.
Links to other sites
ISTI websites may contain links to other sites such as ISTI distributors and sales affiliates, professional and government organizations, and publications. ISTI also links to third-party providers that host, maintain and operate on-line training curricula. ISTI is not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites.
Enforcement of this privacy statement
If you have questions regarding this statement or ISTI’s handling of your personal information, please Contact Us. ISTI will promptly address your concern and strive to reach a satisfactory resolution.
Changes to this privacy statement
ISTI may occasionally update this privacy statement. When changes are made, ISTI will revise the “last updated” date at the top and bottom of the privacy statement.
Last updated: December 26th, 2012