TheSoftBay.Com (see “TOS”) considers that respect of privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance. This statement presents the rules applied by TheSoftBay.Com for the collection and dissemination of personal information given by users on the site. They apply to all “TheSoftBay.Com Sites”, i.e. all sites within the “TheSoftBay.Com” domain.
What information is collected by TheSoftBay.Com?
Standard use of the Site
In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. The only information we gather during a general navigation on the Site is the information intended for the server logs: IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system and information such as the site from which you are connected, pages visited, and the dates and times of those visits.
Collect of Personal Information
If you subscribe to a newsletter, log on to certain TheSoftBay.Com sites, request information, send any comments or if you join a discussion group or electronic mailing list, you will need to provide some personal information : name and e-mail address, for example. Such information is collected only with your permission and is stored in different databases and mailing lists belonging to TheSoftBay.Com. If you make a purchase over the Internet, you may be asked to provide your credit card information. These data are transferred to a secure payment online, hosted outside TheSoftBay.Com. TheSoftBay.Com does not keep credit card information.
The registration of personal information leads to the submission of a cookie* on certain sites of TheSoftBay.Com. By setting this cookie, TheSoftBay.Com will remember your personal details at the next visit so you do not have to re-enter the same information. This helps us to improve the quality of services that we offer.
Participation in electronic discussion groups means that other participants in the group that you have chosen (including those who are not Site Administrators) will be aware of any personal information that you choose to disclose. In some open discussion groups the information is public.
What does TheSoftBay.Com do with the information it collects?
Standard use of the Site
The information collected during the navigation in the “TheSoftBay.Com” area is used to analyze trends and the use of the site in order to improve its usefulness. No personal information is attached there.
TheSoftBay.Com may use such information to:
- Contact you – either in response to a request or a suggestion, or to send you news, documents, publications, and so on;
- Confirm your entries on the site;
- “Remember” your online profile and preferences;
- Statistical analysis performing.
What will happen if I do not want to provide personal information?
Providing personal information on the Site is optional. If you do not want to deliver information of this kind, you can always surf the Site, but you will not be able to access the entire Service and its Information.
Removal or modification of information
You can delete or modify your personal information at any time by returning to the page where you registered them or by contacting the coordinator of the page. If the page in question does not provide any information on this subject, you can contact [email protected] for more information.
If you are not the issuer of personal information that concerns you and want to have it removed, you can send your request to [email protected]
All our volunteers (see “Moderators” – TOS) who have access to personal information or are associated with the processing of these data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of every user of the Site, which covers the personal information.
The Site provides links to sites outside the “TheSoftBay.Com” area and could not be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content located on them.
Any modification of these terms can be made at any time without prior publication or announcement.