Geographic Solutions is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Geographic Solutions site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Geographic Solutions site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Geographic Solutions collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Geographic Solutions also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Geographic Solutions. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Geographic Solutions for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Geographic Solutions site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Geographic Solutions’ public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Geographic Solutions does not read any of your private online communications.
Geographic Solutions encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Geographic Solutions site so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Geographic Solutions is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Geographic Solutions and Geographic Solutions family of websites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Geographic Solutions collects and uses your personal information to operate the Geographic Solutions website and deliver the services that you have requested. Geographic Solutions also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Geographic Solutions and its affiliates. Geographic Solutions may also contact you via survey to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Geographic Solutions does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. Geographic Solutions may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Geographic Solutions may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Geographic Solutions, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Geographic Solutions does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Geographic Solutions keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the Geographic Solutions site, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Geographic Solutions’ websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Geographic Solutions site to; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Geographic Solutions; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Geographic Solutions, or the public.
The Geographic Solutions website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Geographic Solutions pages, or register with Geographic Solutions’ site or services, a cookie helps Geographic Solutions to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Geographic Solutions website page, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Geographic Solutions’ site that you visit.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Geographic Solutions secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Geographic Solutions secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Geographic Solutions will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Geographic Solutions encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Geographic Solutions is protecting your information.
Geographic Solutions welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Geographic Solutions has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Geographic Solutions at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.