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PRIVACY

NOTICE: Last Updated April 29, 2014

Slimware Utilities Holdings, Inc. (collectively, "Slimware Utilities", "we", "us" or "our") has developed this privacy policy to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy. These privacy policies (the "Privacy Policy") are intended to describe for you, as an individual who is a user of the Slimware Utiliites Software and related services (collectively "Software"), the information it collects, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully. By using our Software and related services, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us. PLEASE NOTE: the Software does not collect Personal Information (as defined below), and if Personal Information is collected it will be made known to you when you first access the Software.


INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We may collect two types of information: 1) Personal Information, and 2) Anonymous Information. Personal Information means information that may directly or indirectly identify you, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number. Anonymous Information means information that does not directly or indirectly identify you, such as the number of page views, link clicks, and login times. We may use both Personal and Anonymous Information to create Aggregate Information. Aggregate Information is the grouping of Personal and Anonymous Information into groups and/or categories, which does not identify you directly or indirectly. Through your use of the Software, we may collect the following Personal Information: your name; email address; information you provided in public forums and/or social networks; information you provided us while using the Software, including the use of the Software on third-party sites or platforms such as social networking sites; and the usage, viewing and technical data, including your device identifier or IP address when you use the Software.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

We use various technologies to collect information from your computer or device and about your activities on the Software:

  • Submitted information. We will collect information you voluntarily submit such as your name, email address, or other account or registration information.

  • Automatically Captured Information. We automatically collect information from your computer and/or device when you use the Software. This information may include your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, current installed applications, system registry settings, system start up settings, and the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see "Cookies" below), and the referring website address.

  • Cookies. When you use the Software, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, to facilitate access to our Software and to personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored in a user's computer for record keeping purposes. Through the use of a cookie, we may automatically collect information about your online activity in our Software, such as the actions you take within the Software, and the application and/or updates you have installed onto your computer or device. Most systems automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on or via the Software.

  • Other Technologies. We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of the Software. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embed in images on the pages of sites. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer through our Software visitors.

  • Information collected by third-parties. We may allow third-parties, including our authorized service providers, parent and subsidiary companies, affiliates, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements or place ad tags or beacons on or via our Software. Unless expressly stated otherwise, we do not provide any Personal Information to these third parties.

  • Do Not Track. We do not support the Do Not Track browser setting.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We may use information that we collect about you to:

  • Deliver the products and services that you have requested;

  • Provide you with customer support;

  • Perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others;

  • Communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us, our parent or subsidiary companies or other third parties;

  • To process, validate and verify purchases;

  • To register you as a customer;

  • Enforce our terms and conditions;

  • Manage and improve our business; and

  • Perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We do not share your Personal Information with others except as indicated below:

  • Authorized service providers: We may share your Personal Information with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, supporting our Software functionality, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our Software. These service providers may have access to Personal Information, which is needed to perform their functions, but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.

  • Business partners: When you engage in promotions offered through the Software, we may share Personal Information with the businesses with which we partner to offer you those products, services, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant's offer or program, you authorize us to provide your email address and other information to that merchant.

  • Other IAC businesses. We are part of the IAC family of businesses (www.iac.com). We may share information we collect, including Personal Information, with our IAC companies. Sharing information with our IAC family companies enables us to provide you with information about a variety of products and services that might interest you.

  • Other Situations. We may disclose your Personal Information (i) in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency, (ii) in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; (iii) to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; (iv) to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; (v) to enforce our Software terms and conditions or other agreements or policies; and (vi) in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business or the Software, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy. In addition, we may share Aggregated Information we collect, under any of the above circumstances, with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

There may be places in the Software where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on a link, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including Personal Information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy policy of all third-party websites you visit.

YOUR CHOICES ABOUT COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

You may tell us not to share your Personal Information with third parties or the IAC companies for direct marketing purposes by clicking on the following link and entering the email address associated with your account: support@driverupdate.net. Please note, if you do not allow us to collect Personal Information from you it may result in you being unable to use certain features of the Software; purchase products or services; participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other transactions on our Software.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

The security and confidentiality of you information is very important to us, thus we have put in place administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access to the information we collect. By accepting this Agreement, you hereby acknowledge that no security system is immune from compromise, and you accept all responsibility for such security risks and any damage resulting therefrom.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Our Software is intended for general audiences over the age of 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 years old. If you are not over 13 years old, DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR USE THE SOFTWARE.

USING OUR APPLICATION FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

The Software is intended for United State use, thus this Privacy Policy covers collection of information on or via the Software in accordance with United States laws. If you are using the Software outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. By using our services, you hereby agreed to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

NO RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any Personal Information relating to users of the Software.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your Personal Information, we will notify you by posting the new policy at www.driverupdate.net/privacy.php. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, please contact us by email or postal mail as follows:

Slimware Utilities Holdings, Inc.
555 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
ATTN: Privacy Officer/Legal Dept.

support@driverupdate.net

 




       
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