Privacy policy

Protecting your privacy is important to Polar. With this statement we wouldlike to demonstrate our commitment to customer privacy and security and what practices Polar uses concerning the collection and use of personal information on the polarsoftware.com Site, Polar Shop, or all other Polar owned, operated,licensed or controlled Sites (collectively the “Site(s)”) as well as personal information collected by Polar via alternate business channels such as telephone calls, trades shows, conferences, or from our partners.

Polar reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy in its reasonable discretion from time to time. All updates will be published and we will revise the “last updated” date at the bottom of the Privacy Policy. A notice will be posted on our Site whenever this Privacy Policy is changed in a material way. Subject to applicable law, your continued use of the Site(s) and/or your use of Polar software constitute your consent to the Privacy Policy as revised from time to time. We encourage you to read the complete Privacy Policy and to contact us via email with any questions or comments that you have.

Collecting information

When you visit our Site(s), Polar collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select.
We may also use the information to contact customers to further discuss customer interest in our company, and to send information regarding our company or partners, such as promotions and events.
All financial and billing information that we collect through our Site(s) and the products and services we provide are used only to bill the products and services. Polar does not use this billing information for marketing or promotional purposes.

Polar does not distribute or share customer email addresses and any personal customer information with third parties, except if it may be required by law.
Polar may collect information in a number of ways. The most common are when you are asked to register before downloading or trialing Polar software. Also when you participate in a contest, survey, or promotion; when you report a problem with our Site(s), our services or our software products; or when you purchase, activate and register Polar software products and services as applicable.
Polar collects personal information such as e-mail address, name, company or location but may also include other information when needed to provide a product or service or as part of the purchase, activation and registration.

Declining e-mail offers

Polar provides customers with an easy means to decline to receive e-mail offers. Although most customers tell us they appreciate receiving notice of these opportunities, we recognize the importance of providing you with choices. At any time, you may request to discontinue receiving these offers from us by simply replying to the e-mail and informing us of your preferences. All e-mail offers that you receive from Polar will tell you how to decline further e-mail offers.

IP Address

IP addresses are unique to each computer, and they are used to identify senders and receivers of information over the Internet. Polar uses your computer’s IP address to administer our Site(s) and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a Site to the hard drive of your computer so that the Site administrator may identify your computer and passively track its activities on the Site. They are used to help us authenticate clients and provide timesaving shortcuts and preferences. Cookies allow us to automatically remember your web browser, which in turn helps us deliver products and services more efficiently and prevent others from using your account. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information, nor are they shared with our partners and vendors.

Children

Polar encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on the Sites their children visit. Parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. Make the Internet a safer place for children.

Third Party Sites

Polar Site(s) and online applications contain links to other Sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other Sites. Customers and visitors must check the policy statement of these others Sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked Site may be disclosing their private information. It is your responsibility to keep such information private and confidential.

Security

At Polar we are committed to maintaining a secure environment to store and receive your personal information.
Polar has security measures in place to help protect against the loss and misuse of the data under Polar control. When you access our Site(s), the SSL technology integrated in the web browser, protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure data is safe, secure and available only to you. Polar also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications and hosts the services in a secure server environment using preventing interference or access from outside intruders.
Polar Web Shop is certificated by Thawte SSL Certificate which proves that your information is safely kept in our hands.

Additional Information

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our security practices can be submiteted through the Contact page.

Thank you for taking the time to read this document. Please revisit this page occasionly to make sure that you are acquainted with the most recent version of our Privacy Policy.

Last updated: January 25th, 2007.

 

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