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Privacy Policy

Solid Data Systems is committed to protecting the privacy of each user that navigates our web site. Information gathered at this site is used only to better help our clients. Information such as e-mail addresses, fax numbers, etc. are not released to outside firms unless it is in relation to mailings and notifications for Solid Data Systems purposes. We do not sell our "names" to mail house firms.

In general, you can browse through our web site without giving us any information about yourself. When we do need your personal information to provide services that you request or when you choose to provide us with your personal information, this policy describes how we collect and use your personal information.

Except as required by law, Solid Data Systems will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information you transmit to Solid Data Systems. Any feedback you provide about this Web Site is not confidential. Solid Data Systems has no obligation to protect such feedback information and may use such information as it chooses.

Information Collection

Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, first and last name, title, company, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone and fax numbers, email address, customer type, industry, job function, other information when needed to provide a service you requested.

Solid Data Systems collects personal information when you register with Solid Data Systems for the newsletter or other mailing list, to provide comments or feedback on the web site, when you use certain Solid Data Systems products or services, when you register to attend a seminar or participate in an online survey, or when you submit your personal information to Solid Data Systems for any other reason. From time to time, Solid Data Systems receives personal information from business partners and vendors. Solid Data Systems only uses such information if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with this Policy and applicable laws.

Opting Out and Opting In

Solid Data gives you the opportunity to "opt in" to receive company news, newsletters, direct marketing or market research information. This means that you have given us your consent to collect and use your information in accordance with this Policy unless you take affirmative action to indicate that you do not consent, for instance by not clicking or checking the appropriate option or box at the point of collection. In some cases, when applicable, we will provide you with the opportunity to "opt out". This means we will assume your consent unless you provide affirmative action to indicate that you do not consent to the use of your information for purposes other than the purpose for which it was submitted.

Cookies

Cookies are useful tools that allow small amounts of data to be stored at the client (i.e., by the browser) and can be used to keep track of a users movements through the Web site. Solid Data Systems uses cookies to track a client's path through the Web site to better enable us to provide the most informative and effective site possible. We may also use cookies to store information that you have supplied either through a form submission or from parameters offered by your browser. Solid Data Systems does not correlate this information with data about individual users, nor does it share this information or sell it to any third party. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can change settings in your browser to refuse cookies. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use the Solid Data Systems Web Site.

Uses of Information Collected

Solid Data Systems uses information for several general purposes: 1) to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, 2) keep you up to date on the latest product announcements, special offers or similar information from us or from our business partners, 3) to better understand your needs and provide you with better services, 4) send you, or to have our business partners send you, direct marketing information, or, 5) contact you for market research.

Information Sharing, Disclosure

Because Solid Data Systems is a global company, your personal information may be shared with other Solid Data Systems offices or agents around the world. All such entities are governed by this Privacy Policy or are bound by the appropriate confidentiality and data transfer agreements.

Your personal information is never shared outside Solid Data Systems without your permission, except under conditions explained below. Inside Solid Data Systems, data is stored in controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where Solid Data Systems, its affiliates or agents are located.

Solid Data Systems may send your personal information to other companies or people under any of the following circumstances: 1) when we have your consent to share the information, 2) we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested, 3) we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Solid Data Systems to provide a product or service to you, or 4) we want to keep you up-to-date on the latest product announcements, special offers or similar information from us or from our business partners. We will also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, to enforce our Terms of Use, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our web sites.

Children and Privacy

Our websites do not target and are not intended to attract children. Solid Data Systems does not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for personal information.

Third Party Sites

This Web Site contains links to third party Internet sites. Access to any other Internet site linked to this Web Site is at the user's own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of Solid Data Systems and Solid Data Systems is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Solid Data Systems provides these links as a convenience to you only, and any inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Solid Data Systems of the site.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Solid Data Systems will amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will make that information available by posting a notice on this site.

This document was last updated September 24, 2009


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