Information Collection and Use
In general, you may visit this Site without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. However, in certain sections of this Site, we may invite you to register for an account, download software, contact the service desk, become a partner, enroll for support, contact us with questions or comments or request information, and provide us with feedback. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, other contact information, company or employer name, job title, telephone number, mobile telephone number, username and password. Additionally, we may collect personally identifiable information about you that you provide to us when you contact us or that you voluntarily post in blogs, chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available from our Site and other users will be able to see any information that you post to such forums. We may use your personally identifiable information to deliver and provide certain services, products, software or information you have requested, provide you with notices regarding services, products or information that you have purchased or that you may want to purchase in the future, verify your authority to enter our Site, contact you or your employer for marketing purposes, and improve the content and general administration of the Site and our services. If you give us personal information about somebody else, such as a spouse, friend or work colleague, you represent and warrant that you have their permission to do so.
The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, IP addresses, External Web Sites (defined below) linked to, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may also use aggregate information about the use of our products and services to improve the capabilities of our products and services. This information will only be disclosed in aggregate form.
We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority. Additionally, we may disclose your personally identifiable information, in our sole discretion, to law enforcement agencies to assist in any investigation. We may provide your personally identifiable information that we collect to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us and to our third party marketing partners. For example, we may provide your personally identifiable information to an organization in order to complete a service (e.g., process your payment). We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization except we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which Actian participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of Actian's assets to which this Site relates.
We may employ reasonable procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Actian may use encryption, password protection and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.
Links to Third Party Sites
We process personally identifiable information in ways compatible with the purpose for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by you, the individual. To the extent necessary for such purposes, we take reasonable steps to make sure that personally identifiable information is accurate, complete, current and otherwise reliable with regard to its intended use.
Portions of this Site make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to visitors. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information.