Privacy

Effective: October 1, 2002

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. ("We", "Our", or "Us"), the operator of VisualLightingSoftware.com (the "Site"), knows that you ("You", "Your" or "Site User") are concerned about online security and privacy information. We have provided this Privacy Policy ("Site Privacy Policy") in response. The manner in which We collect and disseminate Your information is set forth in this Site Privacy Policy as updated from time to time and posted on this Site. Our Site Privacy Policy does not apply to other Web sites, including among others, any of Our other Web sites, and We can take no responsibility or have any liability for the information collection or dissemination policies of third parties. This Site Privacy Policy is referenced in the Site Terms and Conditions. Your use of the Site constitutes Your and Your company’s acceptance of Our Site Privacy Policy, which is a condition to Your use of the Site. You should not access the Site if You do not agree with the terms of Our Site Privacy Policy.

Types of Information Collected

Personal Information: During the course of using this Site, You are asked for certain personally identifying information, including among other things, information about You, Your company, Your computer and projects that it or You may be designing. Such information may be collected through forms when You register, use web-based software tools, license downloadable software, provide feedback through an online survey, sign up for e-mail notifications, or complete other forms that may appear on this Site. Automatically Collected Information: The Site receives and stores certain types of non-personal information that is available through Your Web browser connection to the Site. This type of information includes among other things technical information, such as Your IP address and Web browser type. We also log and track which pages are visited to enable us to measure traffic usage and patterns. Cookies: Like many sites, this Site uses "cookies" to recognize Your computer on subsequent visits to this Site. Cookies are small files created by Web sites that reside on the hard drive of Your computer and that store information about Your use of a particular Web site. This Site uses cookies to store preferences, and other data pertinent to Your use of the Site to make Your use of the Site more productive. This Site will not operate correctly if cookies are not accepted by Your computer. The cookies from this Site are required for access and participation in the Site. The cookies placed on Your computer from the Site are intended to be used solely on the computer You use at the time of the cookie’s creation. You may not copy, modify or alter such cookies in any way, except as changed through the normal use of the Site. The help file of an Internet browser application (for example, Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) contains information about rejecting and explicitly managing cookies on a computer.

How Information is Used; Access

Access: We have the right but not the obligation to access and review the information that We collect from You that is described in the preceding section ("Information"). Site features and capability: We will use the Information to fulfill Your requests or provide the services or information outlined in the Site. Further, the Site may use the Information to provide a personalized experience for You. We (which includes without limitation any of Our business divisions, subsidiaries, parent companies or related entities that We designate) can use the Information internally for marketing or other purposes. Third-party Organizations: We will not sell or share Your Information with unaffiliated organizations unrelated to Our business. We may work with unaffiliated businesses to provide services to You and shall have the right but not the obligation to share Your Information with such businesses to allow them to provide services that You request. For example and not by way of limitation, we may employ shipping companies to deliver products to You and may provide such companies with Your shipping address. Aggregated Information: We may from time to time collect and review aggregate statistical information related to the use and users of the Site. You agree to allow Us to disclose and publish this statistical information on an Aggregate Basis (defined below) to any parties through any means, including without limitation through press releases, advertising or similar communications. "Aggregate Basis" means the combination of those parts of Your Information that do not contain Your name or other personally identifiable information with the information of other Site users, even if it is possible for some to guess what individuals may have been involved or to combine the data with other information to learn Your identity. An example without limitation of such information provided on an Aggregate Basis is the most common zip code of the Site’s users. Exceptions: We may disclose all or any portion of Your Information if We believe there are exceptional reasons to do so as We determine in Our sole discretion, which include, but are not limited to, the following situations: (1) to correct technical problems and malfunctions in how the Site operates or processes Your Information, (2) to protect the security and integrity of the Site and its service; (3) to protect Our rights and property and the rights and property of others; (4) to take precautions against liability; (5) to respond to claims that submitted information violates the rights or interests of third parties; (6) to the extent required by law or to respond to judicial process; or (7) to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information to law enforcement agencies or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety, as applicable.

Maintenance and Storage of Information

You may revise the Information that You have submitted to Us through Site forms by accessing such information through the Site. We have the right but not the obligation to store Your Information indefinitely, either separately or on an Aggregate Basis, for Our business records and as otherwise provided herein. Third parties shall have the right but not the obligation to store Your Information on Our behalf so long as each such third party agrees to maintain the privacy of the data under the same conditions in this Site Privacy Policy. We make no promise or warranty that any Information or other information will be available to You at any time.

Security of Information

This Site has taken commercially reasonable precautions to protect Your Information from misuse, loss or alteration by others. Unfortunately, no system can ensure complete security and You should take steps to protect Your information and transmissions, such as keeping account IDs and passwords secure and making sure to completely log out when finishing a session. You may change Your password by visiting the Site’s "My Visual - Profile" section.

Notification of Changes

We have the right but not the obligation to modify the Site Privacy Policy. We will post all changes to the Site Privacy Policy on this Site page so You may always become aware of what information We collect, use and disclose. Our changes to the Site Privacy Policy shall be effective the date they are posted.

Links

This Site may contain links to other sites that contain information we believe may be of interest to our visitors. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.

Questions and Comments

Questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or the practices of the Site should be directed to support@Visual-3d.com.

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