Effective: October 1, 2002
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.
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
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
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.
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