- COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION:
Voluntary E-Mail Lists: Visitors to Software.org website are invited to sign up to receive news about breaking events which may be of interest to them. To do this, visitors are invited to provide their name and certain contact information. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease the personal information on our list to anyone.
Browser information collected on the website: As with many website operators, Software.org analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our website to our visitors. We use an external service provider to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, peak-volume traffic periods, and IP address, which can be used to identify your general location. In our use of this service, we do not gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any Internet users’ personally identifiable information.
By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is sent, or to reject all cookies. However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at our sites and on other sites throughout the Web may not be complete. In addition, if you do not allow cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of personalized content delivery offered by other Internet sites or by us.
Our use of other technologies: Our sites also may use Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or Web bugs), which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are placed in the code of a Web page. We use Web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users on our site, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party Web site, and to improve site performance. We also may allow our service providers to use Web beacons to help us understand which emails have been opened by recipients and to track the visitor traffic and actions on our site. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our content and other offerings.
Other uses of your personal information: In addition to using information about you for the specific purposes set out above, from time to time we may also use your personal information to send you news about our organization and promotional materials about Software.org initiatives, provided that you have not opted out of receiving such information as described below.
- DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION:
Resale or disclosure of information to third parties: Software.org does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information collected on our website or included on our e-mail lists to any third party. When Software.org employs subcontractors or service providers that may have access to personal information, they are bound by a confidentiality agreement or its equivalent to ensure that they exercise the same level of care when handling your personal information as we do.
- DATA SECURITY:
We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. When Software.org employs subcontractors or service providers that may have access to personal information, they are bound by a confidentiality agreement or its equivalent to ensure that they exercise the same level of care when handling your personal information as we do.
- DATA QUALITY AND ACCESS:
Software.org provides you with the opportunity to know about the information that Software.org holds about you, together with the ability to correct, amend or delete, as appropriate, any such information that is incomplete or inaccurate. Should you wish to exercise any of these options or should you have any questions or concerns about information that Software.org has collected in relation to you, please feel free to contact us by sending a message to email@example.com.
Although most visitors to Software.org website indicate that they welcome details of Software.org initiatives, educational efforts and other Software.org materials, we acknowledge that individuals should have the right to choose. If you wish to opt-out from receiving Software.org communications, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- EXTERNAL LINKS:
- INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION TRANSFERS
Any personally identifiable information that you provide to Software.org will be collected directly on servers located in the United States and maintained on servers located in the United States or other countries. If you are located outside the United States, this means that any information you provide will be transferred abroad. While Software.org is committed to providing your information with the highest level of privacy protection, we believe you should know that the general level of protection for personal information in the United States may not be the same as that provided in other countries, including those that belong to the European Union.
- CONTACTING SOFTWARE.ORG ON PRIVACY:
Updated April 2017