At Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc. ("Company"), we understand that your privacy is important to you. Consequently, we are committed to safeguarding your personal and corporate information, and will protect the information you share with us. When we refer to "Company", we are referring to this Web site and to Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries.
Your California Privacy RightsCalifornia Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure
When you first join or use the Company Web site's email functions, you provide us with certain contact information, including your name and a valid email address. We use this information, including your name and a valid email address, to send you updates regarding your inquiry, questionnaires to measure your satisfaction with various products and services provided by the Company, and announcements about new and exciting products and services that the Company or its strategic partners are offering that may be of interest to you.
When you order products from the Company, you may be asked to provide contact information or corporate information that will be integrated into the final product. The Company uses this information to fulfill your order. If you have ordered a custom product, we may save the information you have provided so that you may make any necessary changes, quickly reorder or design a new product. The information you provided may be used when ordering a custom product to gather aggregate information on the popularity and marketability of certain product designs or design features.
We may share any of your personal information internally between our affiliates or subsidiaries. Also, we may use a reputable third party to collect and accumulate other anonymous data that helps us understand and analyze the Internet experience of our customers and visitors. For example, we accumulate visitor data relating to referring domains, the type of browsers used, operating system software (e.g. Windows 98 vs. 2000), screen resolutions, color capabilities, plug-ins, etc. We also record number of visits, paths taken, and time spent on our sites and pages. This information may be stored in a cookie on your computer's hard drive. However, none of this information is personally identifiable and we only share this information in the aggregate, reflecting overall trends.
You can easily change any of the information you have been asked to provide. You can also permanently remove your information from the Company database. But, by doing so, you will lose all product information you have created.
The confidentiality of our customers' information is of the utmost importance to us. We have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information that we obtain from you.
Our policy is to treat all information and data submitted by our customers with the utmost care and confidentiality. As with all electronic transactions, however, the security of your information can never be 100% guaranteed. As a convenience, all information and/or data submitted to the Company will remain accessible on our secured servers and be available only to you through your password-protected account.
We may contact you at the e-mail address previously provided by you to notify you of the status of your order and to determine whether you are satisfied with your order.
Each time you browse the Web site, we log your computer's unique Internet Protocol (IP) address, which is comprised of a string of numbers separated by periods (e.g., 123.456.78.9), and browser type for administrative purposes. We use your IP address to analyze trends, track your movement within our site, diagnose problems with our servers, efficiently manage our site, and gather general demographic information for aggregate use. The Company does not link your IP address with any information that could personally identify you.
Surveys, announcements, and contests
Occasionally we may contact you to conduct surveys, announce new products and services or promote contests. Participation in surveys and contests is purely voluntary. You may decline and your receipt of announcements concerning new products and services any time. You can decline any or all of these mailings at the time you register with us or at any time after you become a registered member. Declining these mailings will not cause you to forfeit any rights to use or order the various products and services offered by us. All information gathered through surveys will be used to monitor and improve customer satisfaction. We may share information gathered through contests with the contest's co-sponsors or other third parties. To optimize your use of the Company Web site, we may periodically inquire whether you wish to continue declining the receipt of announcements concerning new goods and services.
The Company may share aggregated demographic information with its strategic partners and other advertisers. Aggregated demographic information is not linked to any information that could potentially identify you.
General privacy provisions
The products and services provided by the Company are not directed toward children less than 18 years of age, nor do we knowingly make such services available to children.