Privacy Policy

Privacy and Security Policy

ADNIP Group and its related companies recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information collected about users (the Users) of the web sites (the Web Sites) belonging to ADNIP Group. “Personal Information” includes, but is not limited to, usage data, along with the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of the Users. ADNIP Group reserves the right to analyze and utilize the user data in order to more effectively optimize the user experience and to present certain opportunities to the Users for their benefit. ADNIP Group has adopted this Privacy and Security Policy to inform the Users how it collects, stores, and uses Personal Information. ADNIP Group’s intent is to balance its legitimate business interests in collecting and using Personal Information against the reasonable expectations of privacy of the Users. By using any of the Web Sites, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Information by ADNIP Group as set forth in the policy currently in effect. If we decide to change our policy, such changes will be posted at the Web Sites, so please check back periodically to ensure you have the most current policy.


Collection

ADNIP Group collects Personal Information when you visit the Web Sites or place an online order with us. In addition we may ask you for Personal Information at other times, including by way of example, when you enter a sweepstakes, contest or promotion sponsored by us, when you complete surveys or other questionnaires, or when you send an e-mail to us. Whenever ADNIP Group collects Personal Information we try to include a link to this Policy on the Web Site page concerned. Our web servers also collect the domain names of the visitors to the Web Sites. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on the Web Sites, pages viewed, etc.


Cookies

“Cookies” are pieces of information that ADNIP Group transfers to the hard drives of the Users for record-keeping purposes. ADNIP Group may place Cookies with the Users visiting from advertising banners and hyperlinks on other web sites to track the success of a particular advertising campaign or marketing program. In addition, ADNIP Group may place Cookies with the Users to provide them with seamless access to the Web Sites, since storing their user name and password in a Cookie eliminates the need to re-enter that information on every page.


Usage

ADNIP Group uses Personal Information for facilitating order processing, developing enhancements to the Web Sites, marketing and promotional purposes (for example, offering the Users the opportunity to take advantage of special promotions and acquire ADNIP Group products); and evaluating the Web Site usage by analyzing usage data. The Web Sites may also contain optional surveys and questionnaires asking for information, comments, and suggestions as well as opportunities for visitors to ask questions. We use the information you provide to help us design and build better products, to customize your experience, and to provide advice and purchase recommendations. We also use the Personal Information we collect to help target valuable marketing and advertising offers. This kind of advertising may be done with banner ads as well as promotional e-mails sent by ADNIP Group or by third parties under contract with ADNIP Group. Finally, ADNIP Group does research on the Users’ demographics, interests, and behavior based on the information provided to us when making a purchase, during a promotion, from surveys and from our server log files. We do this to better understand and measure the use of the Web Sites, to improve the content of the Web Sites and the services we provide to our customers. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis.


Sharing of Personal Information

Except as outlined in this Policy or on the Web Sites, ADNIP Group never provides the Personal Information to third parties without a User’s consent. ADNIP Group shares the Personal Information you provide with its related companies. Additionally, if you purchase a product requiring service, your Personal Information is shared with the service provider concerned. ADNIP Group may also share Personal Information with third party business partners so that they may provide services to ADNIP Group that is consistent with the terms of this Policy and the Web Sites. ADNIP Group may also disclose Personal Information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Web Site’s Terms of Use or may be violating ADNIP Group’s or other’s rights or causing injury to or interference with ADNIP Group’s or other’s property. ADNIP Group may also disclose or give access to Personal Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.


Security

ADNIP Group only collects Personal Information to the extent deemed necessary to serve its legitimate business purposes, and it uses appropriate security technology to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of all Personal Information as it deems appropriate. Nonetheless, ADNIP Group is not responsible for any breach of its security or for the actions of any third parties who may obtain any Personal Information.


Change to Policy

ADNIP Group reserves the right to change this Policy at any time by posting an updated Policy at the Web Sites.