This Policy covers only data collected through the Site and not any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, data collection practices of other web pages to which we link or data that we or our subsidiaries collect offline or through websites, products, or services that do not display a direct link to this Policy. Occasionally, we may refer to this Policy in notices and consent requests related to surveys and special-purpose web pages; under such circumstances, this Policy applies as modified in the particular notice or consent request (e.g., with respect to types of data collected or purposes of collection).
Types of Data and Collection Methods
Information you submit. When you request information, subscribe for a service, register as a user, respond to an online survey, or otherwise actively send us data, we usually collect data such as your name, email address(es), mailing address(es), telephone number(s), and certain information related to the business you represent. In connection with chargeable services, we will also collect payment information (e.g., credit card number and related verification information). In each such instance, you will know what data we collect through the Site, because you actively submit it.
Information we automatically collect. As part of the standard operation of the Site, we may collect information from your computer or mobile device, including, but not limited to, your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site, and if you are accessing our Site with your mobile device, type of mobile device. In addition, we may collect information about how you use our Site, such as the date and time you visit the Site, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the Site, the number of times you return to the Site and other click-stream data.
- Provide you with customized content or offers on the Site;
- Monitor Site usage;
- Remember you when you return to the Site; and
- Conduct research to improve our content and services.
We may also allow other companies such as web analytics partners, advertisers, or ad networks to set or access their cookies or web beacons (also referred to as 1×1 pixel.gifs or action tags) on the Site. For example, we may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet or to display ads for other companies on our Site. These third-party advertising companies employ cookies and web beacons to measure and improve the effectiveness of ads for their clients, including us. To do so, these companies may use information about your visits to our Site and other websites. This information may include: date/time of banner ad shown, their cookie and the first three octets of the IP address. This anonymous information can also be used for online preference marketing purposes. These third parties may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide ads about goods and services of interest to you.
You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Site or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Collection Purposes, Use of Data
- We use the data we collect for the following general purposes:
- To administer, protect and improve our Site and our systems;
- To better understand the preferences of our Site visitors;
- To identify server problems;
- To compile aggregated statistics about Site usage;
- To help personalize your experience on our Site;
- To improve our products and services and other internal business purposes;
- To provide you with information about our technologies, product or service releases, news, and other communications;
- To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may combine the various types of data that we collect, and;
- Any other use we describe at the point where we collect the data
Interactive Features and Forums
The Site may provide interactive features (such as forums) that allow you to disclose information directly to other users. Your participation in such interactive features is completely voluntary and Omnitracs assumes no obligations or responsibility with respect to the information you provide or share through such interactive features. To participate in these interactive features, we may require you to register with us and provide certain information such as your name, company name, email address, location, phone number, and desired display name (which may be viewable by other users of the interactive features). We may use the information you provide during the registration process for analytical and development purposes (such as to make product or service enhancements), and to enable you to use the interactive features and to manage your account. You may also personalize our interactive features by voluntarily providing additional information such as your location, instant message contact information, website address, occupation, and other information. Our interactive features may also allow you to upload an avatar or other graphical representation of yourself. If you voluntarily provide such additional information, it may be viewable by other users of the interactive features – so you should not provide information you do not want other users to see.
Disclosures of Personal Information
We do not share your personally identifiable information with others, except as follows: We freely share your information within the Omnitracs group of companies. We also share your information with third parties who process the data on our behalf for the purposes set forth in this Policy. Portions of our Site may offer services or information specific to identified partners or customers (such as training services for customers), and in such cases, we may share your personal information and activities on our Site with the identified partners or customers for their business use. We may also share your information as required by law or in the interest of protecting or exercising our or others’ legal rights (e.g., without limitation, in connection with requests from law enforcement officials and in connection with court proceedings). We may share or transfer your information in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer, or other reorganization of all or parts of our business. Finally, we may also share your personal information where you have granted us permission, and we reserve the right to fully use and disclose any information collected via the Site that is not in personally identifiable form.
In connection with promotions or other projects, we may ask you specifically whether you have objections against a certain kind of data use or sharing. If you opt-out under such circumstances, we will respect your decision. To opt-out of receiving further commercial email or to unsubscribe from services, please notify us by sending an email of your intention to unsubscribe to emails to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that our affiliates and other data recipients have their own data privacy policies, which may differ from ours and you would have to contact them separately with respect to opt-out requests.
If personal information you have submitted through the Site is no longer accurate, current, or complete, and you wish to update it, please email your changes to email@example.com. Generally, upon appropriate request, we will be glad to update or amend your information, but we reserve the right to use information obtained previously to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate.
Transmissions over the Internet are never 100% secure or error-free. However, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. It is your responsibility to safeguard any password and User ID you use to access the Site and to notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you ever suspect that this password or User ID has been compromised. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of the Site that is conducted via your password and User ID.
The Site is intended for adults. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from children under the age of 13 and we request that individuals under the age of 13 not submit any personal information on the Site.
We reserve the right to change this Policy from time to time and in our sole discretion. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Policy at any time, but will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last updated. When you visit the Site, you are accepting the current version of this Policy as posted on the Site at that time. We recommend that users revisit this Policy on occasion to learn of any changes.
Please feel free to contact us with any comments, questions, complaints, or suggestions you might have regarding the information practices described in this Policy. Email us at email@example.com, or write to us at:
Attn: Legal Department
717 N. Harwood Street
Dallas, TX, 75201