This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for (“Advanced IT”), and for its web site (Advanced IT.ca) and localized versions of that site, including the type of personal information collected and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. This Privacy Statement is available with one click from “about us” Advanced IT.ca web page.
Advanced IT is committed to protecting your privacy. Regardless of the nature or source of your personal information in our possession, Advanced IT will use that information solely for internal business purposes. We will not sell your personal information.
Collection of Personal Information
In general, you can visit this site without telling us who you are or disclosing personal information about yourself; only the name of the domain from which you access the Internet as well as the Internet address and the date and time you access this web site are logged. The user otherwise remains anonymous. Advanced IT uses the information to analyze trends as well as measure the number of visitors to different parts of this site and how much time they spend there, to help us make the site more useful to visitors.
Advanced IT recognizes as “personal information” the information that personally identifies you, plus any associated information that allows us to contact you, or that allows us to respond more effectively to a request from you. We may come into possession of your personal information through a variety of means, both active and passive.
We request personal information when you are registering to receive information such as a white paper or newsletter, entering a contest, signing up for an event or training, or downloading or purchasing Advanced IT products. Personal information collected through Advanced IT.ca is generally limited to your name, contact information, job title, and areas of job responsibility, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested. When we request personal information, we will generally provide a link back to this page, so that you may review this policy before you decide whether to give us your personal information.
In other cases, certain actions by you will have the effect of providing personal information to Advanced IT. For example, you may send an e-mail message to Advanced IT requesting a response. Or you may call the Advanced IT facilities for one-on-one interaction with a Sales Services or Support representative.
If your organization obtains support services from Advanced IT, then another person in your organization may register you as a support contact in Advanced IT’s support system. If you are registered as a support contact then the other registered support contacts in your organization may be able to view your contact information and information about your support interactions with Advanced IT. The support-contacts registry is managed by the primary contact in your organization, and not by Advanced IT.
Use of Personal Information
When you provide personal information or data to Advanced IT, you have entered into a business relationship with Advanced IT and are consenting to the use of that data by Advanced IT and its applicable worldwide affiliated companies, as stated in this Privacy Statement. Your information may be stored and processed in any country in which Advanced IT or its affiliates, contractors, or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Advanced IT will primarily use your personal information to:
- Provide you with periodic information you agreed to receive about Advanced IT products, services, and events
- Allow you to purchase and/or download products and/or receive support or other services for Advanced IT products
- Deliver information regarding products or services that you request or purchase
- Gather demographic information about Advanced IT web site visitor trends
- Allow you to access limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate
- Insure our Site is relevant to your needs
- Alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from Advanced IT, unless you have opted out of this use.
Advanced IT may send out periodic e-mails informing you of a technical service or security issues related to a product or service you have requested or purchased, or confirming your request or purchase of a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe from these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Sharing of Personal Information
Advanced IT may provide your personal information to third parties who are providing services to us, or who are providing services to you on our behalf, and who need the information to provide the services. Advanced IT takes steps to ensure that such third party service providers are obligated to protect your personal information on Advanced IT's behalf.
Otherwise, Advanced IT will not share your personal information unless compelled to do so by exceptional conditions such as the following: Advanced IT may be required to share information by law or legal edict; Advanced IT may share information in a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect the personal safety of Advanced IT users, protect and defend the rights or property of Advanced IT and its family of web sites, or protect the public; Advanced IT may share information if a complaint or legal action arises from your posted content on an Advanced IT bulletin board; Or the information may pass to another entity in connection with an asset sale of an Advanced IT product line, or of substantially all of the business of Advanced IT.
Correction of Errors. You may contact Advanced IT and request to review and change your personal information. If you notice an error in information pertaining to you, you may contact us or simply reply to the communication containing the error. We will make a sincere effort to respond quickly to your request for correction.
Data Security. Advanced IT uses restrictive technologies and processes to ensure against loss, misuse, destruction and unauthorized access of all of its data, including your personal information. Technologies include commercial quality anti-virus software and firewall protection.
Cookies. Some Advanced IT web pages use "cookies." A cookie is a small file that a website may send to your browser which may then store it on your hard drive. A cookie helps Advanced IT better serve you when you return to this site. Cookies also help us collect non-personal information about web site visits. You can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie, so you can decide whether to accept it. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Advanced IT.ca web site, you will not experience a personalized visit and may not be able to access certain screens or subscribe to certain offerings on the site.
Children's data. No advertising, content, visual or audio content, language, or other characteristics of the Advanced IT.ca web site are directed to children. Advanced IT web sites do not intentionally collect information from children. If you are under the age of 18, do not submit personal information without parental consent.
Links on Advanced IT.com. For convenience Advanced IT may provide links to other web sites. Advanced IT is not responsible for the privacy practices of the owners of those web sites or for any content on those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted by the web site owner if you choose to visit any of these web sites.
Advertising on Advanced IT.com. Advanced IT on occasion may allow others to advertise on Advanced IT.ca. Such advertisers may collect personal information, and may share it with us, and in that case the information we receive will be subject to these Advanced IT privacy practices. However, Advanced IT is not responsible for the privacy practices of the advertisers. If you wish to restrict an advertiser's use or further disclosure of your personal information, you must visit their web site and follow any steps outlined there for protection of your privacy.
Notification of changes. Advanced IT will occasionally update this privacy statement.
Questions or Comments
Questions or comments regarding the Advanced IT privacy statement should be directed by email to info”at”AdvancedIT.ca