1. What Personally Identifiable Information May Be Collected?
1.1 At Smartronix, it is our policy to create website content that requires minimal collection of personally identifiable information from our visitors. However, to respond to requests or to enable visitors to register or to use certain features of our Sites, we may request personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, the visitor's name, home address, email address and/or telephone number. We do not collect any more personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to enable participation in the activities we offer.
1.2 When we do collect personally identifiable information, we will only keep it until that particular activity (or set of activities) is complete. Generally, personally identifiable information will not be given out to third parties not affiliated with Smartronix, however, from time to time we may transfer, disclose or share personally identifiable information with third parties who may be engaged by us specifically to handle and deliver certain online activities, including, but not limited to, usage of Amazon Web Services. Such parties will have access to the personally identifiable information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
1.3 Smartronix may use the Site as an entry into other networked web pages and websites operated by Smartronix and its subsidiaries and affiliates (together, the "Transaction Sites. Please note that individual Transaction Sites may adopt privacy terms particular to the purpose of such Transaction Site or the transaction(s) taking place on such Transaction Site. As Transaction Sites are generally affiliated with commercial transactions that a visitor or business may have with Smartronix, particularly those which are password-protected or are subject to subscriptions, please understand that the privacy terms for such sites may differ through terms in separate agreements which may supplement or supersede these terms.
2. Other Types of Information That May Be Collected
IP Addresses. An Internet protocol address, or IP address, is automatically assigned to a computer when it accesses the Internet, and is used by web servers to identify specific computers. When a visitor accesses our Site, we may log the IP address, however, the visitor's identity will remain anonymous to us. We log the IP addresses for system administration and for auditing the use of our Site. We may also use IP addresses to collect statistical information for marketing and other purposes.
Web Beacons. Web beacons are small files that we may place on our Site, which count the number of unique users that have visited a specific page on the Site and the number of times a given page has been displayed. This information is collected only in the aggregate and is generally not linked to any personally identifiable information (except as described below).
3. Use of Information
3.1 Smartronix and its affiliates may use and disclose personally identifiable information only as set forth herein. Anonymous data collected using cookies and web beacons may be analyzed in the aggregate to determine collective user characteristics, to understand user traffic patterns, sales information and user behavior on the Site. Such information also may be shared in the aggregate with third parties to enhance our Site, to enhance our products and services, and to analyze how and where best to use our resources.
3.2 Although Smartronix is under no obligation to monitor the Site, we may monitor, store, review and disclose to third parties any information, including personally identifiable information, obtained on or through the Site as may be needed or requested to satisfy any applicable governmental law, regulation, investigation or proceeding. Additionally, we may use IP addresses to identify a particular user if we believe it is needed to enforce compliance with these terms or to protect our company, employees, Site, or customers.
4. Security of Personally Identifiable Information
5. Updates to Provided Information
6. External Links
6.1 Occasionally, visitors will find links from our Site to independently owned, controlled, and/or managed websites whose content we believe will be of possible interest and value to our visitors.
6.2 In many cases, these links represent cooperative projects or mutual links established with the organizations connected with these sites. We don't control the content of the sites accessed via these links. These other sites may send their own cookies, collect data, or solicit personal information. While we identify other links on our Site, we do not control these cookies or the content of these third parties.
7. Contact Information