Authorsoft Corporation is committed to protecting your
privacy. This privacy statement explains data collection and
use practices of the Authorsoft.com site (the "Site"); it
does not apply to other online or offline Authorsoft
Corporation sites, products or services. By accessing the
Site, you are consenting to the information collection and
use practices described in this privacy statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally
identifies you (personal information) or allows us to
contact you to provide a service or carry out a transaction
that you have requested such as receiving information about
Authorsoft Corporation products and services, or when
purchasing, downloading and/or registering Authorsoft
Corporation products. The personal information we collect
may include your name, title, company or organization name,
work e-mail, work phone, work or home address, information
about your job function, information about your company.
The Site may collect certain information about your visit,
such as the name of the Internet service provider and the
Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the
Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages
that you access while at the Site and the Internet address
of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site.
This information is used to help improve the site, analyze
trends and administer the site. Some of our sites collect
information about your hardware and software in order to
provide a requested service.
Use of your Personal Information
The personal information collected on this Site will be used
to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry
out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.
In support of these uses, Authorsoft Corporation may use
personal information to provide you with more effective
customer service, to improve the Site and any related
Authorsoft Corporation products or services, and to make the
Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to
repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the
Site to your particular preference or interests. In order to
offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions
with Authorsoft Corporation, information collected by
Authorsoft.com may be combined with information collected by
other Authorsoft Corporation services.
We may use your personal information to provide you with
important information about the product or service that you
are using, including critical updates and notifications.
Additionally, with your permission, we may send you
information about other Authorsoft Corporation products and
services, and/or share information with Authorsoft
Corporation partners so they may send you information about
their products and services.
We merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic
information for research purposes, and we may use this
information in aggregate to provide more relevant content.
In some limited-entry sections of Authorsoft.com, with your
approval, we will combine site-visitation data with your
personal information in order to provide you with
personalized content. If you decline permission, we will not
provide you the personalized service and won't merge your
personal information with site-visitation data.
Some services on Authorsoft.com offer individuals the
ability to publicly display certain personal information,
such as for a Authorsoft Corporation partner who wishes to
publish contact information as part of offering a business
service. Participation in such services is always optional.
Authorsoft Corporation occasionally hires other companies to
provide limited services on our behalf, such as Web site
hosting, packaging, mailing and delivering prizes, answering
customer questions about products and services, and sending
information about our products, special offers, and other
services. We will only provide those companies the personal
information they need to deliver the service. They are
required to maintain the confidentiality of the information
and are prohibited from using that information for any other
Authorsoft Corporation may disclose personal information if
required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that
such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the
law or comply with legal process served on Authorsoft
Corporation or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights
or property of Authorsoft Corporation and our family of Web
sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the
personal safety of Authorsoft Corporation employees or
agents, users of Authorsoft Corporation products or
services, or members of the public.
Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and
processed in the United States or any other country in which
Authorsoft Corporation or its affiliates, subsidiaries or
agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site, you
consent to any such transfer of information outside of your
country. Authorsoft Corporation abides by the 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.
Control of your Personal Information
Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal
information you provide on the Site will not be shared
outside of Authorsoft Corporation and its controlled
subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission. As
described below in the next section, you can access your
personal information and make choices about how you wish to
Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices
you make on the Site will not necessarily apply to personal
information you may have provided to Authorsoft Corporation
in the context of other, separately operated, Authorsoft
Corporation products or services.
Security of your Personal Information
Authorsoft Corporation is committed to protecting the
security of your personal information. We use a variety of
security technologies and procedures to help protect your
personal information from unauthorized access, use, or
disclosure. For example, we store the personal information
you provide on computer servers with limited access that are
located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we
transmit sensitive personal information (such as a credit
card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the
use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
registration process and to personalize the Site. A cookie
is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a
Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or
deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely
assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the
domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a
convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you
personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie
helps the site to recall your specific information on
subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering
relevant content, eases site navigation, and so on. When you
return to the Web site, the information you previously
provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site's
features that you customized.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action
tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our
site. This technology is a tool we use to compile aggregated
statistics about Authorsoft.com Web site usage, such as how
many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or
graphics) on a Authorsoft.com Web page. We may share
aggregated site statistics with partner companies.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web
browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually
modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you
prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be
able to fully experience the interactive features of this or
other Web sites you visit.