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At USRobotics, we are committed to respecting your privacy. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. You may always visit our site and browse without giving us any personal information. Please read on for more details about our privacy practices.
What information does USRobotics collect? How do we use it?
At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally this information is requested when you register for an online service or when you provide information in connection with an online transaction.
When you order, we ask you for your name, e-mail address, shipping and billing addresses, telephone number, and credit card information.
When you enter a contest or other promotional event, we may ask for your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.
If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we or our business partners may need - to correspond with you, process a credit card order, or deliver a product for example, it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.
USRobotics and our selected business partners, including vendors providing products or services through our web site, use your personal information: to operate our web site and/or effect your transactions; to create and share reports about your transactions among themselves; and to perform credit fraud screening services for transactions between you and us and/or others.
We intend to continue improving the content and function of USRobotics web site. For this reason, we monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us improve the design and layout of our site and provide content of interest to you. We may also use non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful online services by performing statistical analyses of collective characteristics and behavior of our visitors.
Our web site may contain links to other Internet sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites, including such sites' use of any information collected when visitors to the USRobotics web site click through hyperlinks to those other sites. We strongly encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of those other sites.
How does USRobotics protect consumer information?
When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, we take steps to protect the customer data we collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
What about "cookies"?
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies enable us to provide you with more personal service. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that if you would rather not store the information for future use.
In order to bring you more personalized services, we may ask you to establish one or more passwords to gain access to certain services or sections in either the USRobotics web site or the web site(s) of other business partners whose products or services are available to you via a link from our web site. As such, USRobotics may share the password information you provide us with those other authorised partners. You are solely responsible for the control and use of each password you create.
Will USRobotics disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
USRobotics may store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) protect the rights, safety or property of users of our web site, the public, or USRobotics or our web business partners; and (b) conform to legal or regulatory requirements.
Also, USRobotics may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.
Our E-mail Policy
Once you have provided USRobotics with contacting information, we may contact you by e-mail when we need to communicate with you regarding your transactions or for other customer services.
By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by USRobotics. If we decide to change our privacy practices, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always kept informed of what data we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Please check this page for changes from time to time to make sure you are aware of our latest privacy practices. Because USRobotics operates globally, we make information we gather available to our worldwide business units. For those of you visiting us from the European Economic Area, please note that the personal data you enter will be transferred outside the European Economic Area for use by USRobotics and its affiliates for any of the purposes described above. By using our web site and providing us with your personal data, you consent to this transfer of your personal data.
Tell Us What You Think
Our goal is to respect your privacy. To help us improve our privacy policies, please give us your feedback. We welcome your comments and questions.
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You also agree not to transfer, export or re-export USRobotics products, technology, or software to your customers or any intermediate entity without proper U.S. Government authorizations.