1. ELIGIBILITY TO USE WEBSITE AND SERVICES
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
(a) Traffic Data. Like most website operators, SoftwarePros.com automatically gathers information of the sort that browsers automatically make available, including: (i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) types of computers accessing the Website; and (iv) types of Web browsers accessing the Website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify You.
(c) Personal Information. In order for You to use certain of the Services, You may be asked to provide SoftwarePros.com with certain information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes, without limitation: (1) “Contact Data” (such as Your name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address); (2) “Financial Data” (Your credit card number); and (3) “Demographic Data” (such as Your zip code, age, and income). In each case, You will be asked to provide Personal Information; the Website will not gather it surreptitiously. SoftwarePros.com may supplement the Personal Information You provide with additional Personal Information gathered from public sources or from third-parties (e.g., consumer reporting agencies) who may lawfully provide such information to SoftwarePros.com.
You are under no obligation to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that Your refusal to do so may prevent You from using certain of the Services.
(d) Information You Make Public. The Website may contain features, including without limitation, public profiles, chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups that permit You to upload, post, transmit, display, perform or distribute content, information or other, including Your Personal Information. Any information that You choose to disclose by means of such features becomes public information over which SoftwarePros.com is unable to exercise control. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information by means of such features, and You agree to assume all responsibility for doing so.
3. INFORMATION USE AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES
(a) Traffic Data and Information Gathered Using Cookies
SoftwarePros.com analyzes Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies to help SoftwarePros.com better understand who is using the Website and how they are using it. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, SoftwarePros.com is able to better design the Website to improve Your experience, and to serve You more relevant and interesting content and advertisements. From time to time, SoftwarePros.com may release Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website. SoftwarePros.com does not attempt to link information gathered using Cookies to Personal Information.
(b) Personal Information
(i) Generally. SoftwarePros.com uses Your Contact Data to send You information about SoftwarePros.com and SoftwarePros.com’s products and services, and to contact You when necessary in connection with the Services. SoftwarePros.com uses Your Financial Data to verify Your qualifications for certain Services and to bill You. SoftwarePros.com uses Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Website. As with Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies, from time to time SoftwarePros.com may release Demographic Data in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website.
(ii) Disclosure in Connection with Services. SoftwarePros.com discloses Personal Information to those who help it provide Services, including those who perform technical, administrative and data processing tasks such as hosting, billing, fulfillment, and data storage and security.
(iv) Other Disclosure. Except under the following circumstances, SoftwarePros.com will keep Your Personal Information private, and will not disclose it to third parties:
By Law or to Protect Rights. SoftwarePros.com discloses Personal Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court order, or when SoftwarePros.com believes in its sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SoftwarePros.com, third parties or the public at large.
- Unpaid Accounts. If You fail to pay any balance owed in consideration of Services, SoftwarePros.com may, as permitted by law, report Your Personal Information, including without limitation Your unpaid balance, to consumer credit reporting services, collection agencies and others.
4. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
SoftwarePros.com has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of Your Personal Information.
5. USER ABILITY TO ACCESS, UPDATE, AND CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
6. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
Effective Date: 2/20/2008