www.smartronix.com and any websites (singularly and collectively, "the Site") that
Smartronix or its subsidiaries (singularly and collectively, "Smartronix") own or control.
Smartronix is sensitive to the issue of confidentiality in online dealings and is committed
general approach Smartronix uses in collecting, using and disseminating user information via
the Site. Our information collection policy is described below:
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
2.1 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.
2.2 Cookies or Tracers. From time to
time, we may place information on user computers to allow us to identify them. This
user's computer's hard drive that was placed there by a cookie from our Site. However, a
cookie will not allow our Site to learn any personally identifiable information that has not
otherwise been disclosed (except as described below). By understanding how and when our
visitors use the Site, we can continually improve our Site, as well as our products and
services. If a visitor wishes to disable cookies, the browser can be reset to refuse all
cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. In some instances, we use tracking scripts
or "tracers" that recognize a unique identifier from a cookie placed on a hard drive by
another website. These are used by Smartronix solely to gauge its own performance. For
instance, we may use a tracer to determine whether a visitor accesses our employment pages
after visiting a resume or career site where Smartronix placed a banner ad. We do not use
tracers to gather information on use of the Internet unrelated to Smartronix. Please note
that Smartronix does not use tracers to determine personally identifiable information, and
visitors remain anonymous.
2.3 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).
2.4 Registration. Registration may be
allowed or required on the Site. Please refer to the agreements and policies applicable to
the Site for which registration information is entered. Smartronix may collect registration
permissions to certain other pages on the Site.
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
4.1 While Smartronix tries to prevent
third party, non-affiliate access to personally
identifiable information, please keep in mind that data transmission over the Internet is
not 100% secure and any information disclosed online can potentially be collected and used
other than by the intended recipient. In view of the foregoing, Smartronix cannot warrant
that personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to or accessed by parties
5. Updates to Provided Information
5.1 Upon request, Smartronix will make
reasonable efforts to update, change or delete any
personally identifiable information provided. In order to enforce the terms of this Privacy
Policy, resolve disputes, or provide information to satisfy applicable governmental laws,
regulations, investigations or proceedings, we may need to retain personally identifiable
information in our files. Additionally, personally identifiable information may be retained
in residual back-up files that are a function of our network's backup systems.
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
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
6.3 Once a user/visitor leaves our
servers, the use of any information provided is governed
site's home page, contact that website operator directly for more information.
7. Contact Information
7.1 Any questions or concerns regarding
Smartronix Way, Hollywood, MD 20636