STEERCOM would like to inform that STEERCOM provides services in compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act and other applicable statutory provisions. Personal Information will be data-processed if mandatory, e.g. for organizational and billing purposes. Personal Information will be used only to fulfill the contract. At any time, you are entitled free of charge disclosure, adjustment, blocking and erasure of your saved data.
For further information please contact steercom GmbH via E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. What Information Does STEERCOM Collect and Track?
a. Information Collected and Stored Automatically
The following information is collected and stored automatically: the date and time you access our website, the internet address of the website from which you link directly to our website, the name of the file or the words you search, and the browser you use to access our website. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to various sections of our website and to identify system performance or for server issues. We also use this information to help us expand the coverage of the website and to make the website more useful. This information is not correlated with any personal information and we never disclose it in a form that personally identifies you.
b. Personal Information Provided by Users
If you submit an order on-line with us, we ask you for information necessary to complete the transaction, such as your name, company and address. If you request technical support on-line, we ask you for information necessary to complete the transaction, such as your name, information about your computer hardware, software (including your License Number), and the nature of the problem you are experiencing. If you wish to receive learning material, we ask you for information necessary to keep you informed about STEERCOM products and services with regard to your needs, such as your e-mail address. You decide whether to proceed with any activity that requests personal information. However, if you do not wish to provide information needed for a transaction, you may not be able to complete it.
2. How Do We Use the Information We Collect and Track?
We use personal information in the following ways and for the following limited purposes:
· To provide you with information about product upgrades, new products, services, research on future product ideas or improvements, to send newsletters, informative e-mails or other information which has the nature of business announcements. STEERCOM reserves the right to use customers’ contact information to send them information it deems important for the full utilization of its products and services. Every registered customer may choose not to receive such information from STEERCOM by simply replying to any message to that effect (with the exception of messages which are necessary for the functionality of our products and services);
· To assist us in creating content that is relevant to you;
· To provide you with special offers that may be of interest to you;
· To assist us in creating better, customized products and services to meet your needs;
· To allow you to purchase and download products, obtain access to services or otherwise engage in activities you select;
· To help you quickly find software, services, or product information important to you;
· Allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you chose to do so; and
· To notify you about changes to our service.
STEERCOM retains the personal information collected through its website, including your personal information that you submit through a registration process, for as long as you are registered at STEERCOM through a user account or are a user of STEERCOM products as long as legally allowed.
Unfortunately, no transmission of information over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to our website from your PC or the Internet Service Provider, and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to ensure its security on our systems and to try to prevent unauthorized access.
4. With Whom Do We Share Your Information?
STEERCOM retains the services of outside contractors to provide limited services on our behalf us, such as handling order processing or performing statistical analysis of our services. It may be necessary to share user personal information with these contractors in order to allow them to provide their services. You have the right not to provide the requested information, but in such case you may not be able to receive these services. Those contractors will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service and we require that they keep the personal information of our customers secure and confidential and comply with the Act. We also require that these contractors use our customers’ personal information only on behalf of STEERCOM and do not disclose them to third parties or use them for any other purpose.
Please be advised that in certain instances it may be necessary for STEERCOM to disclose your personal information if we believe such action is necessary to:
(a) comply with law or legal process served on STEERCOM;
(b) protect and defend the rights, property or legitimate interests of STEERCOM (including the enforcement of our agreements); or
(c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of STEERCOM services or members of the public.
5. How Can You Correct Inaccuracies in the Information?
We strive to process only accurate personal information and make a sincere effort to respond to your requests to update or correct your personal information. If you believe that STEERCOM does not have your current personal information, you can update it by contacting STEERCOMs Sales Team at email@example.com.
6. STEERCOM Update Bulletin and Other E-mail Communications
If you do not wish to continue receiving our e-mail newsletters, bulletins, or other information from STEERCOM, you can at any time unsubscribe them in the subject line of your e-mail. Please be aware that our e-mails may include important or useful information about your product, including information about your License Number or the status of your orders or accounts, and that we do not allow our customers to opt out of communication that is required for the functionality of our products and services.
8. Links to Other Companies
From time to time, STEERCOM websites may contain links to and from websites of our partner networks, advertisers or other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
STEERCOM is not responsible for any content linked or referred to from its website unless STEERCOM has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitor of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective page might be liable.
In the event there is a major change to the STEERCOM privacy practices, a prominent notice will be posted on our website prior to its implementation. If the change involves the use of your personal information, the notice will contain instructions on how you can opt out of such use.
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