We hope that your visit to our
site is both informative and useful. Nitec is dedicated to
safeguarding the personal information you give us.
The goal of this privacy
statement is to disclose Nitec's data protection practices in
relation to personal information collected at Nitec's Internet web
site located www.Nitec.com. Please note that this web-site may
contain links to other sites and Nitec is not responsible for the
privacy practices of such sites. In the context of this privacy
statement, "personal information" does not include name,
title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
Safeguarding your personal
information is good business - it helps foster confidence, goodwill
and stronger relationships with you, our customers. If, at any time,
you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please
feel free to contact Nitec.
In our business, we use
appropriate security safeguards. They are as follows:
Safeguard 1 - Protecting Personal
information: Nitec will ensure that your personal information is
protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the
sensitivity level of the information.
Safeguard 2 - Accountability: We
have designated certain Nitec employees to be accountable for
conformity with this Privacy Statement. Their responsibility includes
developing and implementing policies and procedures for the
protection of all personal information consistent with this Privacy statement.
Safeguard 3 - Consent: We will
obtain your consent for the collection, use or disclosure of
personally identifiable information, except under the following circumstances:
Nitec may release personal
information when we believe it is appropriate to comply with law, or
protect the rights, property, or safety of Nitec or others;
Nitec may employ other companies
or individuals who may have access to personal information needed to
perform functions on our behalf, but who will not use this
information for other purposes; and
In the unlikely event that Nitec,
Inc., or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer
information will be one of the transferred assets.
Safeguard 4 - Limiting
Collection: The personal information we collect will be limited to
what is necessary for the business purposes identified unless you
have otherwise consented, or when required by law. We will not
collect personal information indiscriminately.
Our Web servers collect and track
IP addresses and resolves them to a domain name, but we do not
collect personally identifiable information unless we explicitly ask
you to provide it. Some pages in our Web sites ask you to provide
personal information to order a product or service, or to take
advantage of other opportunities (e.g., download a white paper). When
this information is requested, you will be asked to complete a form
and return it to us. The type of information we ask you to provide
will vary according to the product or service that you request. The
choice to share this information is always yours, but if you choose
to withhold it, you will not be able to access certain resources.
Occasionally, we give our subscribers an option to receive updates
and product information. If you would like to receive such
notifications, you can opt-in by selecting the appropriate box.
Safeguard 5 - Accuracy: Each
person who submits personal information is required to verify the
accuracy of all information provided to us at the time of submission.
You may also contact us to change this information at the address
Safeguard 6 - Openness: We will
endeavor to inform customers, partners and employees about the
policies and practices that apply to the management of their personal information.
Safeguard 7 - Individual Access:
On request and to the extent reasonably possible, we will tell you if
we have any personal information about you and how it is used. We
will endeavor to correct or amend any personal information if its
accuracy and completeness is challenged and found deficient.
Safeguard 8 - Handling Subscriber
Inquiries and Suggestions: If you require any further information or
if you have any questions or concerns about our privacy or security
policies and procedures, please contact us at:
We will investigate all the
concerns we receive and take appropriate measures to ensure that our
practices are as stated in this Privacy Statement.
Web site use "session cookies" for the purpose of
authenticating the user. This cookie holds only the information that
is uniquely generated when the user logs on to the site and persists
only as long as the user's browser is open. Then, upon the user's
departure from the site and closure of their Web browser, the
information in the session cookie is removed from memory. This
enables better user security and privacy. If you decline to receive
cookies through the options provided by your browser, certain
services may not be available at the site.
Updates to Nitec's Data
Protection Practices This Web site privacy statement was last updated
on April 1st, 2002. The practices outlined above represent Nitec's
data protection practices for Web site information collected after
April 1st, 2002. To keep up with the rapidly evolving Internet
environment, Nitec will review and revise these practices from time
to time and make appropriate modifications as required.