[Last Updated 02-11-04]
To protect your privacy and advise you of your choices related to our site, Red Wing Software is committed to the principles outlined below as they apply to www.redwingsoftware.com. This policy does not apply to other companies' or organizations' Web sites to which we link. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us information about yourself. But in cases where we require information to provide services or pages that you request, this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations.
NOTICE, COLLECTION, USE & DISCLOSURE OF DATA
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you. Generally this information is requested before downloading trial software, or in relation to registering for an event, entering a contest, requesting local help or contact from Red Wing Software. Registering and logging in to the site also acts as notice to collect and recall personal information. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes:
- To make our site convenient for you to use, especially in the case of customers on maintenance requesting product updates and utility downloads.
- To help us create content that is relevant to you.
- To provide requested services based on the profile established by you on the site.
- To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
Red Wing Software also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used to maintain security and quality of the site, and to provide general statistics regarding use of redwingsoftware.com.
Red Wing Software also collects information about how visitors navigate through the site. This site visitation data is never linked with personal information unless a user consents by registering and logging into the site.
Red Wing Software may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with legal process served on Red Wing Software or the site.
- Protect the rights or property of Red Wing Software.
- Act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Red Wing Software employees, users of Red Wing Software products or services, or members of the public.
- Protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Web site.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time within the Community Forum.
Some data collection, which is not used to identify you personally, may not be accessible via your profile.
When you visit the site, a cookie is placed on your machine (if your settings accept cookies) or is read if you have visited the site previously.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the redwingsoftware.com Web site, you will be able to view the general text pages, however you will not be able to view content relevant to you personally nor will you be able to register as a member for services on the site.
SECURITY & CONTROL
Red Wing Software is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, Red Wing Software will not share that information with third parties without your permission.
Red Wing Software may send out periodic e-mails informing you of important product information, technical service or security issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirm that you requested a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the product or service you have chosen to use.
The Red Wing Community Forum is maintained for the purpose of promoting the open exchange of information between Red Wing Software customers. Neither the Administrators of the Red Wing Community Forum found on redwingsoftware.com, nor the Moderators participating, are responsible for your personal privacy practices. All information that is disclosed in this area becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to share personal information. Any user who finds material posted by another user objectionable is encouraged to contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We reserve the right to remove or modify any data submitted by you to these forums for any reason we feel constitutes a violation of our policies, whether stated, implied or not. Cookies must be turned on in your browser to participate as a user in these forums.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Red Wing Software will occasionally update this privacy statement as indicated by the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement.