You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this Site, in order to use certain services, we may require you to register for an account, we may invite you to submit questions, comments, request information, or participate in and post messages to electronic forums. When you purchase our products or register to use certain hosted services, we may collect your payment information such as your credit card numbers and other billing information. When you use certain hosted services, we may collect the DNS and passwords for the registered users of the hosted services. We may also collect personally identifiable information that you submit to us on your business card or in a form that you complete at a tradeshow or send in from a trade magazine. Lastly, if you submit a warranty card registration form or register for or request support or maintenance, we will collect the personally identifiable information that you elect to include in such submission.
Due to the nature of some of these activities, you may provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name, username, email address, company name, website name, location, occupation, your interests and address and other contact information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us. We may also collect the details of your system configuration.
We may use your personally identifiable information to deliver certain services, products or information you have requested, verify your authority to enter certain password protected areas of the Site, verify that you are a customer or prospective customer, send you notices about our products and/or services that you have used or that may be of interest to you, and improve the content and general administration of the Site.
If you have purchased our products or are a registered user of our hosted services, we may use your personally identifiable information to provide the products or the hosted services to you.
If you have submitted a warranty card registration form or register for or request support or maintenance, we will only use your personally identifiable information that you provided in such submission to register your product for warranty purposes and/or to provide you with support or maintenance, as applicable.
If you are a registered user of this Site, other registered users of this Site may view your username and send you emails through this Site. As a registered user, you may be authorized to post to our bulletin boards on this Site and any information that you post to such bulletin boards may be viewed by other registered users.
DigitalPersona recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. Neither our Site nor our services are intended for children under the age of 13. DigitalPersona does not target its services or this Site to children under 13. DigitalPersona does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Site experience and to monitor behavior on the Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. Most browser software can be set to reject all cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject most types of cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. If you reject our cookies, certain of the functions and conveniences of our Site may not work properly, but you do not have to accept our cookies in order to productively use our Site.
We may link your cookies with your personally identifiable information to send you targeted marketing.
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, IP addresses, External Web Sites (defined below) linked to and other aggregated data collected through our services and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
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We may employ procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. DigitalPersona may use firewalls, password protection, secure socket layer, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.
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