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UNIX PACKAGES PRIVACY STATEMENT (“PRIVACY STATEMENT”)

(Last Updated April 26, 2012)

UNIX Packages LLC., Operate the Internet sites unixpackages.com, and unixpackages.net, (the “Sites”). UNIX Packages is committed to protecting the privacy of users of the Sites. This Privacy Statement applies to each of the Sites and describes the information UNIX Packages collects about users and how that information may be used.

UNIX Packages complies with the United States (“US”)/European Union (“EU”) and US/Swiss Safe Harbor frameworks as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the transfer of personally identifiable information from the EU and Switzerland to the United States.

UNIX Packages reserves the right to update and change this Privacy Statement from time to time. If UNIX Packages makes material changes to its privacy practices, a prominent notice will be posted on this web page. Each time a user uses the Sites, the current version of the Privacy Statement applies. Accordingly, a user should check the date of this Privacy Statement (which appears at the top) and review for any changes since the last version. If a user does not agree to the Privacy Statement, the user should not use the Sites.

NOTICE

UNIX Packages provides this Privacy Statement to make users aware of UNIX Packages privacy practices, and of the choices a user may make about the way the user’s information is collected and used.

What information UNIX Packages collects

UNIX Packages may collect three types of information from users of Sites: “personally identifiable information”; “device information” about the device you are using to access our site; and “aggregate information.”

Personally identifiable information is any piece of information which can potentially be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a user of the Sites (such as name, email address, postal address, telephone number).

Device information is information about the device and its attributes (such as information about how your browser is configured, whether your device has enabled cookies, its Flash settings, the device’s identification number and other characteristics about the device); it also may be personally identifiable information in cases where it is associated with the name or other identifier for a Site user.  We use device information for purposes such as enhancing the user experience and fraud prevention.

Aggregate information is non-personally identifiable/anonymous information about users of the Sites (such as frequency of visits to Sites, Site pages most frequently accessed browser type).  Aggregate information also may include pages visited along with any navigation and in-page interactions used during each visit. In-page interactions monitored include: clicks and selections, mouse movement, page scrolling, and form fields focused on (specific keystrokes entered into each field are not collected).  Aggregate information is used in a collective manner and no single person can be identified by that compiled information.

We use Google Analytics for aggregation and analysis of session information.  If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, Google has developed a tool that works with major internet browsers to permit you to opt-out.  For more information and install their opt-out tool please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. If you opt-out of, Google Analytics, we still may collect some device and aggregate information ourselves through log files as discussed below or in connection with our forms.

On the Sites, users may order products or services, and register to receive materials. Personally identifiable information collected on the Sites includes, profiles, name, unique identifiers (e.g., passwords), contact and billing information (e.g., email address, postal address, telephone), and transaction information.

In order to tailor UNIX Packages subsequent communications to users and continuously improve the Sites’ products and services, UNIX Packages may also ask users to provide information regarding their interests, demographics, experience with its products, and detailed contact preferences.

Cookies

UNIX Packages uses cookies on the Sites. A “browser” or “HTTP” cookie is a unique text file that may be used for data analysis, and enables a web site to tailor information presented to a user based on a user’s browsing program. UNIX Packages may use browser cookies to personalize a user’s pages at a Site, to remember a user when the user registers for products or services, for fraud prevention, or to track visits to a Site. If a user does not want UNIX Packages or its partners to deploy browser cookies in the user’s browser when the user visits the Sites, the user may set the browser to reject cookies or to notify the user when a web site tries to place cookies in the browser program. Rejecting cookies may affect a user’s ability to use some of the products, features, functions, or services on a Site.

Our website also may use local shared objects, also known as “Flash cookies” to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our website to personalize your visit. Flash cookies are different from “browser” cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, including how to delete Flash cookies, click here for additional information: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118.

The ads appearing on the Sites may be delivered to visitors by third parties, such as Google. The third party advertising technology that UNIX Packages uses on the Sites uses information derived from a user’s visits to the Sites to target advertising within the Sites. In addition, UNIX Packages advertisers may use other third party advertising technology to target advertising on the Sites. In the course of serving advertisements to the Sites, our partners may place or recognize a unique cookie on a user’s browser. Information about users’ visits to the Sites, such as the number of times users have viewed an ad (but not users’ names, addresses, or other personally identifiable information), are used to serve ads to visitors. The use of cookies enables our partners to serve ads to users based on such user’s visit to UNIX Packages sites and other sites on the Internet. As with other cookies, and consistent with UNIX Packages policy on cookies stated above, the user may block or delete such cookies from the user’s drive or memory. For more information about Google, Google’s use of cookies, and how to “opt out” of Google’s email/information lists, please click here: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

Log files

UNIX Packages web servers may automatically log aggregate information, such as a user’s IP address, domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and other log file data. This information may be used to analyze trends or administer the Sites.

How UNIX Packages uses the information collected

UNIX Packages may use the personally identifiable information a user submits for any purposes related to UNIX Packages business, including, but not limited to:

  • To understand a user’s needs and create content that is relevant to the user;
  • To generate statistical studies;
  • To conduct market research and planning by sending user surveys;
  • To notify user referrals of UNIX Packages services, information, or products when a user requests that UNIX Packages send such information to referrals;
  • To improve services, information, and products;
  • To help a user complete a transaction, or provide services or customer support to users and to recipients of UNIX Packages products;
  • To communicate with the user and with recipients of UNIX Packages products;
  • To update users and recipients of UNIX Packages products about services, information, and products;
  • To personalize a Site for the user;
  • To notify the user of any changes with a Site which may affect the user;
  • To enforce terms of use on a Site; and
  • To allow the user to purchase products, access services, or otherwise engage in activities the user selects.

CHOICE/OPT OUT

A user makes the decision whether to proceed with activities that request personally identifiable information, such as online contact us and order forms. If a user does not provide requested information, the user may not be able to complete certain transactions.

UNIX Packages will not use the personally identifiable information provided to it online in ways unrelated to the purposes identified in the “How UNIX Packages Uses Personal Information” section above without first letting a user know and offering the user a choice. If a user no longer wishes to receive direct marketing materials, UNIX Packages will provide instructions in its marketing email messages on how to be removed from any lists. UNIX Packages will make commercially reasonable efforts to honor such requests. For information about how UNIX Packages may share personally identifiable information, please see the Onward Transfer section below.

ONWARD TRANSFER

With whom may UNIX Packages share information?

Unless UNIX Packages has a user’s permission, as otherwise described in this Privacy Statement, or as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, UNIX Packages will only share the personally identifiable information a user provides online with other entities that are part of the UNIX Packages corporate family and/or outside service providers who may be used to ship products, process credit cards, provide technical support, handle order processing, or otherwise act on UNIX Packages behalf. These third party service providers are prohibited from using users’ information for any other purpose, including their own marketing.

When UNIX Packages uses third parties to assist in processing a Site user’s personally identifiable information, UNIX Packages requires that these third parties establish safeguards to protect the confidentiality of the information that we provide them. For processing that involves information subject to Safe Harbor, we take steps to confirm that they subscribe to Safe Harbor, are subject to the EU Directive or another adequacy finding, or we enter into a written agreement requiring that they provide at least the same level of protection as required by the relevant Safe Harbor principles.

UNIX Packages does not share, sell, or rent personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes.

Please be advised that in certain instances, it may be necessary for UNIX Packages to disclose a user’s personally identifiable information without a user’s permission to government officials or otherwise as required by legal obligations. UNIX Packages may disclose such personally identifiable information when responding to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise legal rights or defend against claims, including fraud or infringement investigations.

When users choose to provide UNIX Packages with personally identifiable information, users consent to the transfer and storage of such information by UNIX Packages servers in the United States.

Service Orders

To purchase services, users may be asked to be directed to a third party site, like PayPal, to pay for their purchases. If applicable, the third party site may collect payment information directly to facilitate a transaction. None of this information will be captured or stored by UNIX Packages.

Links to third party web sites

Links to third party web sites on the Sites are provided solely as a convenience to the user. When a user uses these links, the user leaves the Sites. UNIX Packages has not reviewed all of these third party sites, does not control, and is not responsible for, any of the third party sites, their content or privacy practices. UNIX Packages does not endorse or make any representations about the third party sites, or any information, services, or products found on the sites. If a user decides to access any of the linked sites, UNIX Packages encourages the user to read their privacy statements. The user accesses such sites at user’s own risk.

SECURITY

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, UNIX Packages implements physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information UNIX Packages collects. UNIX Packages uses encryption when using the Internet to transfer or receive requested sensitive personally identifiable information. However, UNIX Packages does not guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never defeat measures taken to prevent improper use of personally identifiable information.

Internal UNIX Packages access to users’ nonpublic personally identifiable information is restricted to UNIX Packages administrators and individuals on a need-to-know basis. These individuals are bound by confidentiality agreements.

User passwords are keys to accounts. Use unique numbers, letters, and special characters for passwords and do not disclose passwords to other people in order to prevent loss of account control. Users are responsible for all actions taken in their accounts. Notify UNIX Packages of any password compromises, and change passwords periodically to maintain account protection. In addition to passwords, UNIX Packages Corporate Account users may also obtain encryption keys for the release of files for download. Users are responsible for all actions taken with encryption keys, and must promptly notify UNIX Packages of any security compromises involving such encryption keys.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at support@unixpackages.com and we will deactivate your account and will retain and use your information only as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

ENFORCEMENT

In the event UNIX Packages becomes aware that the security of a Site has been compromised or user’s personally identifiable information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including but not limited to security attacks or fraud, UNIX Packages reserves the right to take reasonable appropriate measures, including but not limited to, investigation and reporting, and notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, UNIX Packages will make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if UNIX Packages believes that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the user as a result of the breach or if notice is otherwise required by law.

If a user has comments or questions about UNIX Packages privacy statement, please contact:

Email: support@unixpackages.com

UNIX Packages complies with the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union and Switzerland respectively. Information regarding the both the E.U. and Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks can be found at :  http://export.gov/safeharbor

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should first contact support@unixpackages.com Filing a complaint in English will expedite the process. UNIX Packages will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints regarding use and disclosure of personally identifiable information in accordance with the principles contained in this Privacy Statement.