SLC Meter Privacy Statement
Updated: May 5, 2010
SLC Meter is committed to protecting your privacy.
This privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of the www.slcmeter.com site (the “Site”); it does not apply to other online or offline SLC Meter sites, products or services. By accessing the Site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
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 SLC Meter products and services, entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a limited-access premium site or service, signing up for an event or training, or when purchasing, downloading and/or registering SLC Meter 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, and credit card information.
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. Windows Update, for example, needs to know information about your computer in order to recommend needed operating system updates.
SLC Meter technical communities provide opportunities to interact with SLC Meter employees, experts, and your peers in order to share knowledge and news about SLC Meter products and related technologies. In order to avoid your e-mail address or other personal information from being gathered and used by others for inappropriate or harmful purposes, SLC Meter advises that you should be cautious about posting a real e-mail address or other personal information to newsgroups, chats, or other public forums. Read more about guidelines for safe use of SLC Meter technical communities.
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, SLC Meter may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any related SLC Meter 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 SLC Meter , information collected by www.slcmeter.com may be combined with information collected by other SLC Meter 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 SLC Meter products and services, and/or share information with SLC Meter 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 www.slcmeter.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.
When you sign up for a newsletter or agree to receive promotional e-mail, www.slcmeter.com may use customized links or similar technologies to track e-mail links that you click. We may associate that information with your personal information in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or purchase information. Each e-mail communication includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication.
Some services on www.slcmeter.com offer individuals the ability to publicly display certain personal information, such as for a SLC Meter partner who wishes to publish contact information as part of offering a business service. Participation in such services is always optional.
SLC Meter 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 purpose.
SLC Meter 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 SLC Meter or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SLC Meter and our family of Web sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of SLC Meter employees or agents, users of SLC Meter products or services, or members of the public.
Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of SLC Meter and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.
You can review and edit the personal information and contact preferences you provided at this Site by contacting SLC Meter.
SLC Meter 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.
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.
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.
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact www.slcmeter.com.
We may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our Web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.