Legal Notice & Site Disclaimer
What Personal Information Does Monteris Collect From Site Users?
We may gather Personal Information so that we can improve and personalize your experience with Monteris. Personal Information that we collect falls into the following primary categories. We may receive Personal Information that you enter into the Site, provide in an online form, or provide in any other way. You can choose not to provide some or all of the Personal Information we ask for, but this may prevent you from using some of our Site’s features.
In addition to the preceding categories of Personal Information, Monteris also collects certain non-identifiable information (the “Non-Identifiable Information”). Whenever you interact with Monteris, we receive and store certain types of Non-Identifiable Information. For example, we may use “cookies” to obtain information when your web browser accesses this Site. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier which we transfer to your computer via your Web browser and store on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie file allows us to recognize your computer when you visit our Site. On most web browsers you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie, and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they may enable you to take advantage of some of our Site’s best features.
How Do We Use Your Personal Information And Other Non-Identifiable Information?
Does Monteris Share The Information It Receives?
We are not in the business of selling information about our users. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with our customers and we treat it with great care and respect. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Information with certain third parties, as set forth below.
Marketing: We may use any statements that you communicate to us through the Site regarding Monteris or any of our products and services for advertising or marketing purposes.
Agents: Monteris, like many companies, may hire other companies to perform certain functions, such as mailing communications, sending e-mail and managing databases. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the Personal Information they need to complete the task and we endeavor to prohibit them from using that Personal Information for any other purpose.
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In transactions such as these, Personal Information may be one of the transferred business assets.
Protection of Monteris and Others: We may release account and other Personal information when we believe that such release is appropriate to comply with legal requirements, protect the rights, property or safety of our users, Monteris or others, or enforce terms of our Legal Statements. In addition, we may exchange information with other organizations for fraud protection and risk reduction.
Public Areas: Any submissions that you make to Public Areas will be considered public. Monteris does not control, and is not responsible for, the actions of other users of the Site with respect to any information you post in Public Areas. In addition, information that you submit to Public Areas may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages and for other purposes.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
Monteris uses reasonable measures to protect the Personal Information you provide to the Site from unauthorized access, deletion or alteration. However, the security of the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, you should not provide any confidential information to this Site.
Access To Information About You.
If you desire to review your own Personal information, to correct existing information, or to remove your information, please contact us. If you request removal of your Personal Information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in Monteris’ records and archives, but Monteris will not use that information for commercial purposes. Monteris reserves the right to maintain your Personal Information if Monteris has suspended, limited, or terminated your access to our Site for violating terms of the Legal Statements, which are hereby incorporated by reference.
What Choices Do I Have?
With the exception of Personal Information required to uniquely identify a user, you can choose not to provide Personal Information. However, doing so may prevent you from accessing other valuable features at our Site.
Links To Third Party Sites
Monteris is committed to protecting the Personal Information provided by and collected from individuals. Monteris complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Monteris has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Monteris’ certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
Monteris will notify individuals about the purposes for which we collect and use Personal Information about them. We will provide information about how individuals can contact us with any inquiries or complaints, the types of third parties to which we disclose the information and the choices and means we offer for limiting its use and disclosure.
Monteris will give individuals the opportunity to choose (opt out) whether their Personal Information will be disclosed to a third party or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. For sensitive information, affirmative or explicit (opt in) choice will be given if the information is to be disclosed to a third party or used for a purpose other than its original purpose or the purpose authorized subsequently by the individual.
Onward Transfer (Transfers to Third Parties)
Monteris may disclose Personal Information to third parties who collect, store, analyze, or otherwise process information on our behalf. Monteris will take reasonable steps to ensure that the third party will provide the same level of protection as required by the Safe Harbor Principles. If the third party does not comply, then Monteris will take reasonable steps to stop or prevent the processing of Personal Information.
Monteris will allow individuals to have reasonable access to their Personal Information and, within reasonable limits, to have any inaccurate or incomplete Personal Information corrected, amended or deleted.
Monteris will take reasonable precautions to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Personal Information must be relevant for the purposes for which it is to be used. Monteris will take reasonable steps to ensure that data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
Monteris will conduct periodic reviews to ensure established internal procedures have been implemented and are being followed.
If an individual has a concern regarding the processing of their personal data they may contact us.
Monteris will investigate all concerns and try to resolve them in a timely manner. If you do not find the proposed solution satisfactory, Monteris will resolve the dispute under the enforcement principle of the Safe Harbor framework.
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