C. THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
We collect your Personal Information when you choose to provide it to us, such as when you fill out a contact form on the Sites, register before downloading TopQuadrant software or using our software-as-a-service offerings, report a problem with the Services or otherwise seek support for your use of the Services, or when you purchase, activate and register TopQuadrant software products and services or a subscription to our software-as-a-service offerings.. The Personal Information we collect through these methods may include your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, company or organization, payment and billing information, and other information that you choose to provide our that we need to provide a product or service or as part of the purchase, activation and registration, or support thereof.
We may also receive Personal Information about you from other business channels such as telephone calls, trade shows, conferences, product demonstrations, service engagements, or from our third-party partners. This Personal Information may include you your name and contact information such as your email address, mailing address, and telephone number.
D. HOW WE USE AND SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
TopQuadrant generally uses your Personal Information for purposes including: to help us create and deliver the Services and other content, products, and services that you order or that are otherwise relevant to you; to help you find or purchase software, services or information on our Site(s); to provide you with assistance or respond to your inquires; to fulfill orders, process payments or perform credit checks, as necessary; for interactive communications with you about our products or services; to relieve you from having to provide your Personal Information more than once; in order to secure the Services and prevent unlicensed or illegal use of the Services and TopQuadrant’s software; to notify you by email, telephone or other medium about product upgrades, updated information, special offers and other new services or software offerings (you will be able to unsubscribe from emails by following the instructions at the bottom of our message); to help us manage and administer the Services; or as otherwise described herein or directed by you at the time you provide the information.
The information about our users and visitors that TopQuadrant collects is important to us and we do not sell or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties for their own commercial purposes. We may, however, share your Personal Information with (a) third-party service providers that we engage to perform functions on our behalf; (b) a buyer or other successor or organization in the event of an actual or potential merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, including as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding; and (c) with such other parties, or for such other purposes, as you may authorize or direct when we collect the information. TopQuadrant may also disclose Personal Information to third parties without notice, if required to do so by law or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law, subpoena, court order or other legal process; (b) protectand defend the rights or property of TopQuadrant, and (c) protect the personal safety of users of TopQuadrant, its Services, or the public.
If you purchase a software license online or otherwise pay for our products and services through our Sites, TopQuadrant will direct you to a third-party credit card processor that collects your credit card and associated data. TopQuadrant does not receive this credit card information unless and until you authorize a manual authorization process.
Please note that TopQuadrant maintains archives of its web logs, database, and other systems and information and that it is possible some of this information may remain archived after TopQuadrant deletes the information from its active database. TopQuadrant maintains these archives for disaster recovery, legal, administrative and other non-marketing purposes.
We may collect information about your use of the Services through tracking technologies such as cookies and web beacons. A “cookie” is a unique numeric code that is transferred to your computer to track your interests and preferences and to recognize you as a return visitor. A “Web beacon” is a transparent graphic image placed on a Web site, e-mail or advertisement that enables the monitoring of things such as user activity and site traffic.
F. HOW WE PROTECT AND STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
TopQuadrant has security measures in place that have been reasonably designed to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your Personal Information under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we take reasonable precautions to prevent such unfortunate occurrences. However, TopQuadrant accepts no liability for any unintentional disclosure.
You acknowledge and agree that Personal Information or data that TopQuadrant has received may be stored and used on TopQuadrant's servers in the United States and in any other countries in which we or our third-party service providers maintain facilities. By your use of the Services, you acknowledge that we may transfer your Personal Information to, and store your Personal Information in, jurisdictions which may have different data protection rules than in your country.
G. LINKS, DISCUSSION FORUM AND PUBLIC AREAS
Our site may contain links to other sites, including ones that display our trademarks and name amongst other organizations. TopQuadrant assumes no responsibility for the content or the privacy policies and practices of such Web sites. TopQuadrant encourages you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites; their privacy practices may differ from ours. Please remember that any information you submit in a discussion forum, message board or other such area will be deemed public information and is not confidential. There is a risk in such communication venues that information can be collected and used by others. Please be careful and responsible when you are online.
H. YOUR CHOICES
You may opt out of receiving our email messages at any time by using the opt-out mechanism provided in the message.
You may change your browser settings or take other steps to block, manage, or delete cookies. Our Services do not currently respond to browser “do not track” signals, so you will need to use your browser settings to effectively manage cookies. In some cases, blocking or disabling cookies may cause the Services not to work as intended and some features may not be available.
I. CHILDRENʼS PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Services are not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. TopQuadrant assumes products purchased through credit card means are purchased by adults.
J. CONTACT INFORMATION
Last updated: October 5, 2020