ShareMethods Privacy Statement
ShareMethods has created this privacy statement ("Statement") in order to demonstrate our commitment to customer privacy. Privacy on the ShareMethods web site (the "Site") is of great importance to us. Because we gather important information from our visitors and customers, we have established this Statement as a means to communicate our information gathering and dissemination practices.
Cookies: When you interact with the Site we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to the Site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether customers and visitors have visited the Site previously. Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to ShareMethods, either by responding to a promotional offer, opening an account, or registering for a 30-day trial, you remain anonymous to ShareMethods. Cookies come in two flavors: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you've closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser. ShareMethods uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in. This information allows ShareMethods to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you've logged in and are required in order to use the ShareMethods application.
Third-Party Sites: The Site contains links to other web sites. ShareMethods is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Customers and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.
Security: The Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Data under our control. When our Site is accessed using Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.5 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology is available to protect information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that Data is safe, secure, and available only to you. ShareMethods also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, and hosts the Site in a secure server environment that is SAS 70 Type II certified, and uses firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, ShareMethods provides unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of Data.
Opt-Out Policy: ShareMethods offers its visitors and customers a means to choose how we may use information provided. If, at any time after registering for information or ordering Services, you change your mind about receiving information from us or about sharing your information with third parties, send us a request specifying your new choice. Simply send your request to optout@ShareMethods.com.
Correcting & Updating Your Information: If customers need to update or change registration information they may so by editing the user or organization record. To update a User Profile, log on to ShareMethods and select My Preferences to add or update information. To update Organization's data, log on to ShareMethods and select Admin, navigating to the Client information area. To update billing information, please send an email message to payments@ShareMethods.com or call 1-877-742-7366. To discontinue the Service and to have data returned, email support@ShareMethods.com or call 1-877-742-7366.
Additional Information: We reserve the right to change this Statement and will provide notification of the change at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect. Questions regarding this Statement or the practices of this Site should be directed to the ShareMethods' Security Administrator by emailing: support@ShareMethods.com.