Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) governs the manner in which Node.Net collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the Node.Net website (“Site”) or Node.Net software, products and services (the “Goods” and “Services”, collectively the “Goods and Services”). This privacy policy applies to the Site, and all the Goods and Services offered by Node.Net.

 

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, install, run and use the Goods and Services, register on the site, participates in the services, places an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.

 

Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site, the Goods and Services, and related activities.  Users have the right to access personal information and request a correction to it if the User believes it is inaccurate.

 

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site or the Goods and Services. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site or the Goods and Services, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

 

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. The User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

 

How we use collected information

The personal information we collect may be used by Node.Net for the purposes for which it was collected, as provided in this Privacy Policy, or for any other purposes that are disclosed to you and to which you collect.  Node.Net may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service: Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the Goods and Services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature: To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

 

Node.Net reserves the right to transfer personal information in the event that Node.Net merges or is acquired by a third party.

 

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site, the Goods and Services, and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

 

We retain personal information that we collect only as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to meet legal requirements.  We destroy personal information when it is no longer needed.

 

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

 

Some or all of the personal information we collect may be stored or processed in Canada, the U.S. or other jurisdictions.  As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in those jurisdictions according to the laws in those jurisdictions.

 

We may disclose your personal information as required by law, as required by a court of competent jurisdiction, for any other purpose permitted by law, or to which you consent.

 

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

 

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

 

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

 

Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

Node.Net has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

 

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, the Goods and Services or and related services, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and our terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site or the Goods and Services. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: admin (at) nodenet (dot) com.

This document was last updated November 11, 2016.