Automata, Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. This statement is designed to help our clients, customers, and visitors to recognize our policies for privacy. Automata will NEVER sell, rent, trade, or give away ANY information of a personal nature regarding the visitors to our site. We NEVER sell our client list. At some point, we may use a third party service to better plan our server requirements for our internet services, at which time, usage history and other such information may be released, but it will be done so in the strictest confidence, and NO personal information will be included.
For questions or comments regarding this policy, please contact us by phone at (530) 478-5882, or by email at email@example.com.
Unique identifiers are issued by our Web Server for the purpose of identifying an individual over time. Information that is generated by browsing our website, such as which pages are visited, and how long an individual stays at each page. For use of our news delivery system, we collect your name, e-mail address, and zip code. For use of any of our member tools, we collect your company name, individual’s name, e-mail address, address, and phone number.
Information may be used by the website to complete the activity for which it was provided, whether the activity is a one-time event, such as returning the results of a web search, forwarding an e-mail message or placing an order; or a recurring event, such as providing a subscription service or allowing access to online address book or electronic wallet. Information that is based upon a unique identifier but cannot be linked to an individual may be used for research, analysis, and reporting. For example, the number of users within a ZIP code. From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.
This Web site, entities for whom it is acting as an agent, and/or entities acting as its agent have access to this information. An Agent in this instance is defined as a third party that processes data only for the completion of the stated purpose, such as a shipping firm or printing service. Automata reserves the right to release information on Internet Users if compelled to do so by proper judicial or governmental authorities. Disclosure shall be limited to only to those that Automata is compelled to disclose to. At present, all information processing occurs in the United States.
Information is retained beyond the time it takes to complete the stated purpose because of a legal requirement or liability. For example, a law may allow consumers to dispute transactions within a certain time frame; therefore our Web site may decide to keep a record of transactions.
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to financial information (e.g., credit card account information) that we maintain about them, transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts and types of purchases) that we maintain about them, communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to our site (e.g., e-mails, customer inquiries), contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we maintain about them. Consumers can access this information by e-mail us at the above address. Consumers can have this information corrected by sending us e-mail at the above address.
A cookie is a small text file that a website can save to your hard disk with settings and information in relation to your visits to their site. Due to the complexity of our site, we do use browser cookies to store some settings and information regarding the people who visit our site. No user specific data (Name, Address, Phone, Email, etc.) is included in the cookies that we use. We do give each cookie a unique identifier, so that we can research problem areas in our site, and track our usage better. Any user specific data is stored only on our end in a secured database. The purpose of our cookies is to allow users to customize the appearance of our site, be it through theme/navigation changes, or just to skip the introduction.
Automata employs industry standard security measures to ensure the security of all data. Access to Automata customer data is accessible via password protection through our client area, and to designated Automata employees who require system level access in order to perform their jobs. Access to Internet User data that identifies the Internet User's name and/or e-mail addresses is limited to designated Automata employees who require such access in order to perform their jobs and to the individual that provided such information. Each Internet User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their own password used for accessing its accounts on the Automata Web site.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, The DMA's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at firstname.lastname@example.org, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.