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Geoproducts respects your privacy and is committed to protecting
it. Geoproducts provides this Privacy Statement to inform you of our privacy
policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way
your information is collected and used. We've structured our web
site so that, in general, you can visit Geoproducts on the web without
identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. To make
this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and
at the bottom of every geoproductsinc.com web page. This privacy statement
applies to all geoproductsinc.com-owned web sites and domains.
Our policy regarding the privacy of your information covers
privacy principles consistent with the Fair Information Practices
and the U.S. - E.U. Safe Harbor Principles: Notice, Choice, Access
and Accuracy, Onward Transfer Security and Oversight (Enforcement).
Geoproducts uses personal
information to better understand your needs and interest and provide
you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal
information, you can be assured that it will only be used to support
your customer relationship with
We take seriously the trust you place in us.
Geoproducts will not sell, rent or
lease your personally identifiable information to others.
This privacy statement covers personally identifiable
information, anonymous data collection and aggregate reporting.
Personally identifiable information is any information that is
associated with your name or personal identity. Anonymous
(non-personal) information is data about usage and service
operation, reported in aggregate, which is not associated to a
specific personal identity. Aggregate information is data collected
and summarized for a broad category of customers or
What we collect
Geoproducts web sites, you
can order products or services, make information requests, subscribe
to marketing or support materials, or register yourself or your
Geoproducts products. The types of
personal information you provide to us on these pages may include
name, address, phone, email address, user IDs and passwords, billing
information, transaction, credit card information and contact
To personalize our web sites, services or communications and
improve our products and services, we may also ask you to provide us
with information regarding your personal or professional interests,
demographics, and experiences with our products or services.
Providing this additional information is optional.
Anonymous (non-personal) data we collect may include the pages
visited on geoproductsinc.com, unique URLs visited within
geoproductsinc.com, browser type
and IP address. Most anonymous data is collected via cookies or
beacons and other technologies for data analysis and personalization
Geoproducts does not knowingly
collect information from children under the age of 13 and
Geoproducts products and services do
not target information to children under 13.
Geoproducts is committed to protecting
the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents to take an
active role in your child's online activities and interests.
If you apply for a job at
Geoproducts, you provide your email address,
educational and employment background, and job interest data. You
may chose to submit your name when registering or remain anonymous.
Geoproducts will not use personal data submitted as part of the job
application process for any other purpose.
How we use it
Geoproducts uses your information to
help us understand your needs and interests and provide you with
better services. Specifically, we use your information to help you
complete a transaction or order, to communicate with you, to provide
service and support, to update you on services and benefits, to
personalize promotional offers and to personalize some
sites. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you
for market research regarding Geoproducts products or services. We will give
you the opportunity to opt-out of market research and customer
surveys. Credit card information is used only for payment processing
and fraud prevention, and is not used for other purposes.
Data collected online may also be combined with information you
provide through other sources such as product registration, call
centers or public events such as trade shows or seminars.
Anonymous (non-personal) data is aggregated for reporting about
geoproductsinc.com web site usability, performance, and effectiveness. It is
used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.
Who we share it with
Geoproducts will not sell, rent, or
lease your personally identifiable information to others.
Geoproducts will not share your
personal information with a business partner or any unrelated third
party company unless you give your permission. Your permission will
be requested when you submit your information.
Geoproducts contracts with third
party service providers and suppliers to provide complete products,
services and customer solutions described in "How we use it". These
suppliers and service providers are called "logical Geoproducts"; they act
on Geoproducts behalf and are bound to the
Geoproducts confidentiality and
personal data protection agreements. Suppliers and service providers
are required to keep confidential the information received on behalf
of Geoproducts and may not use it for
any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing
for Geoproducts. These service
providers may change or we may contract with additional service
providers in order to provide new services.
Geoproducts will not share personal
information with any other third parties without your permission
unless required by law enforcement action or subpoena.
You can subscribe to receive some
product- and service-specific information and Geoproducts-wide marketing
communications. Geoproducts-wide communications may include new product
information, special offers or possibly an invitation to participate
in market research. We give you a choice regarding Geoproducts-wide
communications by postal mail, email and telephone.
Geoproducts will not sell, rent or
lease your personally identifiable information to unrelated third
party companies. Some Geoproducts
services are linked with those from other unrelated third party
companies, some which offer you the option to share personal data
you give with both Geoproducts and the
third party. Examples include the ability to register software
products from multiple vendors from a single Geoproducts web page, request
communications from Geoproducts marketing or solution partners or enable
order completion through a reseller. We will not share your personal
information with those third party companies unless you make that
choice. Local country laws and policies are applied where they
differ from those in the U.S.
Links provided on geoproductsinc.com to third party web sites are provided as
a convenience and Geoproducts does not
control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ
from ours. Geoproducts does not endorse
or make any representations about them. We encourage you to review
information. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third
parties is covered by their privacy policies, not the
third-party companies may choose to share their personal data with
Geoproducts; that sharing is governed
Personal data given to
may be transferred across state and country borders for the purposes
of data consolidation, storage and simplified customer information
management. The practices which govern this data movement are
described in our commitments in the Choice and Security sections of
this privacy statement.
Access & Accuracy
Geoproducts strives to keep your
personally identifiable information accurate. We have put in place
managerial data standards review processes and technological tools
to maintain customer data accuracy. We will provide you with access
to view and change your information, including making every effort
to provide you with online access. To protect your privacy and
security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your
identity, such as a password and user ID, before granting access to
your data. Certain areas of Geoproducts web sites may limit access to
specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal
The most effective way to view and change your personal
information is to return to the web page where you originally
submitted your data and follow the instructions on that web page or
send us a message as described in "Contacting us" below. Data access
is also available upon request.
Geoproducts is committed to ensuring
the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or
disclosure, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of
the information, Geoproducts has in
place appropriate physical, managerial procedures to safeguard the
information we collect.
We use SSL encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive
data such as credit card information. Credit card numbers are only
used for processing payment and are not used for other purposes. Our
efforts to protect credit card fraud help protect your financial
data security. As part of real-time payment processing,
Geoproducts subscribes to a fraud
management service. This service gives you and
Geoproducts an extra level of
protection to guard against credit card fraud.
We value your comments and opinions. If you have comments or
found after clicking on "Contact" on your upper right-hand
To opt-out of
contact, please provide your name, email and/or address and relevant
information about subscriptions or registrations you may have with
Geoproducts. This opt-out will cancel
all marketing and support communication and newsletters, including
software driver subscriptions.
Rev. March 2002
and in third party ads.
A "cookie" is a small data file transferred by a web site to your
computer's hard drive. We send cookies when you surf our site, make
purchases, request information, personalization, or register
yourself or for certain services. Accepting the cookies used on our
site does not give us access to your Personally Identifiable
Information, but we may use the cookies to identify your computer.
Many cookies are "session" cookies, meaning the cookie does not stay
on your computer after you leave our web site or close your browser.
The aggregate information collected permits us to analyze traffic
patterns at our site. This can enable us over time to provide a
better experience on our site by improving content or
personalization and making it easier to use. Cookies that remain on
your computer are often called "permanent" cookies. These types of
cookies are used to facilitate shopping, personalization and
registration services. For example, cookies can keep track of what
you have selected to purchase as you continue to shop and allow you
to enter your password only once on web pages where a logon is
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually
the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, there may
some features of our site that will not be available to you and some
web pages may not display properly. You can find information on
popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the
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web beacons in conjunction with cookies to compile aggregate
statistics about web site usage. A web beacon is an electronic
image, called a single-pixel (1x1), or clear-GIF. You may render web
beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies. This data is
not personally identifiable or linked to personally identifiable
geoproductsinc.com does not post third-party ads on our web site.
Geoproducts may use third-party media
companies to place ads for Geoproducts
products or services other companies' web sites. If you view a web
page where Geoproducts ads appear, the
online media company may place a cookie or web beacon on the user's
computer. This allows the online media company to recognize the
computer when it is used to return to that site or measure
advertising response. This data is anonymous and is not linked to
personal data on the user's computer or any
Geoproducts databases. Some
Geoproducts newsletters delivered on
Geoproducts behalf by online media companies use the same technologies. In
both cases, this data is also used by the online media company to
measure advertising and content interest and relevance.
Geoproducts does not have access to the
data collected by the online media company. To prevent online media
companies from placing cookies on your computer, you will need to
visit each media company's web site and use their cookie removal