Protecting the individual’s privacy on the Internet is crucial to the future of Internet-based business and the move toward a true Internet economy. Breker Verification Systems, Inc. (“Breker”) has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to the individual’s right to privacy. This policy outlines our personal information handling practices for this website.
By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here. If we decide to make changes to this Privacy Statement, we will post the changes on this site so that you will always know what information we collect, and how we use it.
From time to time, as may be required by applicable law, we may also seek your explicit consent to process certain data and information collected on this website or volunteered by you.
Collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, and date/time stamp.
We use this information to analyze trends, to administer the Site, to track users’ movements around the Site, to enhance your experience in using our Site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance and effectiveness of Breker’s Site.
Some Breker web pages use “cookies,” which are small files saved on your computer. Cookies help us recognize your user preferences and can improve your future web visits. You can set your web browser to notify you when you are receiving a cookie and choose to reject it. However, rejecting cookies may affect the performance of the Breker Site and prevent you from accessing certain Breker information.
Personal Information You Provide to Us
Breker collects Personal Information and Anonymous Information from you when you visit the Site. “Personal Information” means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to: a first and last name; e-mail address; a home, postal or other physical address or other contact information; title, occupation, industry, place of employment, or personal interests; and other information necessary to provide a service that you requested. “Anonymous Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Information and Anonymous Information, as described below.
We collect Personal Information from you in the following instances:
- If you register for a download, seminar, webinar, or event, we will collect your contact information, your place of employment, and your job title.
- If you register for customer support, we might ask you to provide your contact information, login ID and password, customer support PIN, License server HostID or serial number, and your preferences for your page.
- If you fill out the Contact Form for further information on Breker you must provide your contact information, place of employment, job title.
- If you submit an employment application, we will ask you to provide your name, phone number, resume, and cover letter, and any information contained therein.
- If you would like to receive information from us (investor or otherwise), you must provide your name, contact information, and a description of your comment or question.
- If you e-mail us directly via an e-mail hyperlink to provide us feedback or to ask us a question regarding the Site or our business, we will collect any information contained in such e-mail.
- If you download software from the Site, we will collect your contact information, place of employment, job title, job function, and intended use of the software.
Use of Personal Information
We collect Personal Information from you to fulfill your requests. For example, we may use your Personal Information to process an employment application, should you submit one to us. We may also use your Personal Information to send you information that you requested, or to confirm registrations, purchases, or service request submissions.
We may use your e-mail address to notify you of products or services that may interest you, such as to keep you informed about events or other items of interest, to notify you of recent updates to our Site, or to provide you with product news notification (such as patch releases). You may opt-out from receiving promotional or marketing e-mails by notifying us at the address specified at the bottom of any unwanted e-mail. These opt-out procedures may not be available for transactional or relationship messages, such as e-mails that are necessary to provide you with confirmation of a completed transaction (such as a purchase, service request, or change in your user profile), to provide you with warranty information regarding a particular product you purchased, provide notification of changes of terms of service, or to provide you with important information about the use of a product that you have purchased or software that you have downloaded.
We may use your mailing address or telephone number for a variety of Breker-related reasons. We may send you periodic mailings or telephone you to inform you of new products, services, or events. If you do not wish to receive such calls, you may request to be removed from the call list at the time of the call.
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that make the information personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Information to perform statistical analyses of users’ aggregate behavior so that we may enhance the content of our services and improve site navigation.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information will generally not be shared, sold, traded, or rented to individuals or other entities (such as direct mail organizations).
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Breker; or (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Breker or users of the Site.
Security of Your Personal Information
While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your Personal Information when you are on the Internet. We suggest that you change your passwords often, use passwords that include a combination of letters and numbers, and use a secure browser. Products and services are available which can help give you privacy protection while navigating the Internet. See www.privacyalliance.org/resources/ for an overview of many privacy-related tools. While we do not anticipate breaches in security, if one occurs, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the problem that led to the breach.
We do not structure our website to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age.
Links to Other Sites
For your information, Breker is located at:
Breker Verification Systems, Inc.
1879 Lundy Ave., Suite 126
San Jose, CA 95131
Effective Date: January 1, 2013