This document describes:
– personally identifiable information that is collected
– who collects the information
– how the collected information will be used
– whom the information can be shared with
– what are the choices available to you in relation to the information
– security procedures available for protecting the information
– how the information can be corrected or changed
When you become a registered user, easyDICTATE collects personally identifiable information by filling out an on-line order form. For ordering products and services from easyDICTATE and for customizing your web site visits, it is essential to register yourself as user.
Personally identifiable information collected by easyDICTATE includes:
– email address
– company (if applicable)
– phone and fax numbers
easyDICTATE currently does not contract with third parties, but may do so in the future, for providing us with data collection and reporting services associated with our customers’ activities on our site and for tracking and measuring performance of our marketing efforts. Such third parties might make use of web beacons and cookies for receiving anonymous information about your browsing and buying activity on this Web site. easyDICTATE and its third party services may also automatically log your computer IP address. We will not connect your computer IP address for any personally identifiable information. None of your personally identifiable information (including your name, address, email address ) will be received by these third parties or shared with them.
Web beacons (i.e., clear gifs, easyDICTATE tags) are tiny graphics having unique identifier, similar to cookies in function and are used for tracing the online movements of Web users. The difference between these two is that Web beacons are invisible on the page and are much smaller, about the size of the period at the end of this sentence.
easyDICTATE may also gather optional demographic and profile data such as profession, gender, preferences, etc. on a permission basis through registrations and surveys.
Information is never collected knowingly by easyDICTATE from children under age 16 and information is not targeted for children under age 16.
Collection and use of personally identifiable information is necessitated by easyDICTATE for the following four common purposes:
– for fulfilling your order requests for products and services;
– customizing the content;
– for communicating about specials and new products;
– when you have given your consent for sharing the information;
– it is legally required by us to provide information in response to court orders, legal process, or subpoenas.
– if we find that your actions are in violation to the usage guidelines outlined in the easyDICTATE Terms of Service.
– we feel that an emergency situation has arisen which requires us to release information before we can contact you for consent (such as a verified family emergency).
Cookies and Session Variables
Cookies are very small text files that are added to your hard disk from some web pages. Cookies are considered harmless as it is not possible by them to extract information from your hard disk, nor can they transmit viruses or otherwise corrupt your computer. By turning off the accept cookies option in your browser preference choices, you may prevent receiving cookies at any time. easyDICTATE may make use of a combination of session variables stored on our server along with session cookies for customizing the site according to your preferences. A few session variables, like user id, are connected to your personally identifiable information for allowing you to place orders pertaining to your profile information. Personally identifiable information will not be stored in cookies.
easyDICTATE website contains links to other web sites. easyDICTATE is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites owned and operated by other companies. You should be aware when you leave our web site, and you should read the privacy policies of each web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by easyDICTATE, and such information remains private and secure when you follow links to other web sites.
Information Choice /Unsubscribe
easyDICTATE may send you email or direct mail regarding our products and services from time to time. If in case you do not want to receive such information, simply tell us when you give us your personal information, or follow the directions contained on it to remove your name from our mailing list. For any questions regarding an email from easyDICTATE, or if you want to be removed from a mailing list, you may contact easyDICTATE Customer Service.
In order to protect your privacy and security, your easyDICTATE account information is password protected. The easyDICTATE web site uses industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption for protecting data transmissions. Authorized employees only can access personally identifiable information and access is limited by their need to know. As an additional security, if your visit is inactive for a specific amount of time, you will be logged out automatically from your account on the easyDICTATE web site. However, when you are finished visiting the easyDICTATE web site, ensure that you close your browser. For additional security details, see the Security section.
Upon logging in to the easyDICTATE web site, you may choose to view and/or edit your profile, by clicking “My Profile”. This contains most of the personally identifiable information we have on file for your account.
If you wish to deactivate personally identifiable information that we have on file in our records at any time, you may contact Customer Service. You will be functionally deleted from our system if you request to have your personally identifiable information deactivated. easyDICTATE will never use, sell, or transfer personally identifiable information relating to you in any way. Due to system back-ups and deletions records, some residual information may remain on our system, under the same security protocols. Information will be preserved to the extent that easyDICTATE needs to collect still outstanding account balances.