What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that computer’s “Internet Protocol” IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within Donald Austin Matheson, PLC., our Web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, and to investigate misuse of Donald Austin Matheson, PLC., its users, or to cooperate with law enforcement. We do not collect and evaluate this information for specific individuals. Our Web servers do not automatically record e-mail addresses of any visitor.
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What information do you collect when I register for something?
Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. offers access to some services that require registration. We may use your registration contact information to send notification to you of Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. products and services by e-mail and/or postal mail. We also may share that information with our clients. Our clients may send you promotional material that is related to the topic of the service for which you registered. We may also use your IP address internally and share it with third parties. See Will you disclose the information that you collect to outside third parties?
What other information do you request?
We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. products and services. Except as stated above, Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive postal mailings from other third party companies.
When you register for a contest or other promotion, we may ask for your name, address, and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.
When you use co-branded services, or those provided by a third party, within Donald Austin Matheson, PLC., your information may be passed to the co-brand or third party provider and their use of your information is subject to their applicable privacy policies.
Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?
Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Donald Austin Matheson, PLC.,
Protect and defend the rights or property of Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. of sites and related properties, or visitors to Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. of sites and related properties,
Identify persons who may be violating the law, the Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. legal notice and Web site User Agreement, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. or its related properties,
Fulfill a user’s order or request.
Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. uses reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure. Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. reserves the right to transfer all such information in connection with the sale of all or part of Donald Austin Matheson, PLC.’s assets. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive the information. We are not responsible for such third party privacy policies or how they treat information about their users.
When you sign up for an Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. e-mail newsletter, you are given the opportunity to receive announcement lists from us. Whether you want to receive these announcement lists is your choice; you should only receive those lists you affirmatively choose to. If you choose to receive a specific announcement list, you will receive commercial messages that are related to the topic of the list from independent third parties that have contracted with Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. Personally identifiable information will not be used by Donald Austin Matheson, PLC. for any purposes other than to deliver the e-mail or mailing announcements. You may stop the arrival of these announcement lists at any time by removing your e-mail address from the list by following the instructions on the e-mails you receive.
What else should I know about my privacy when online?
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere – that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.
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Last Updated January 2007.