|Our Commitment to Privacy
The SharePoint Dude is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy as a visitor to our Web site at http://www.thesharepointdude.com. We take the issue of privacy very seriously and value the trust you place in us each time you use our services and access this Web site. This Privacy Statement describes the practices and policies we have put into place to safeguard your personal information that may be gathered and used as you visit our Web site.
The policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically. If you have any questions about our privacy policies, we encourage you to contact us using any of the methods outlined at the end of our Privacy Statement.
If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement, you are not authorized to use this site.
Who Is Collecting the Information?
The SharePoint Dude is collecting information on this Web site as outlined in this privacy statement.
What Information Do We Collect?
Automatic Collection of Information:
Our Web server automatically collects and records the following information:
Permission-based Collection of Information:
How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
The information we gather automatically and with your permission during your visit to our Web site is used in the following ways:
Notwithstanding anything in this agreement to the contrary, you understand and agree that The SharePoint Dude may access, preserve and disclose any submitted information or otherwise use information we have received about you: (1) in response to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or when otherwise required by law, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend any legal claims; (2) to protect the rights and property of The SharePoint Dude or other entity; (3) if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding unauthorized distribution of a third party’s intellectual property, illegal activities, fraud or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person; (4) to any of our related companies or companies under common control with The SharePoint Dude; and (5) if The SharePoint Dude is acquired by or merged with another entity. We may also use information we have received about you to resolve disputes or to investigate problems. We may disclose or access information whenever we believe in good faith that the law so requires or if we consider it necessary to do so to maintain service and improve our website, products and services. Specifically, we may use information such as your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to manage the The SharePoint Dude website or to enhance the The SharePoint Dude website based on the usage pattern data we receive.
With Whom Will the Information Be Shared?
The personally identifiable information gathered during your visit to this Web site is not shared with any organization for any purpose.
Additional Use of Personal Information
Requesting No E-mail Communication
You may receive e-mail messages from us about special promotions, upcoming events and other relevant information that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such email messages, please let us know by the following means:
Requesting No Postal Mailings
You may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by the following means:
Many Web sites now use “cookies” to provide useful features to their visitors by providing customizable and personalized services.
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies, or to ask you if you would like to accept or decline a cookie from a particular site before it is set. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the Help section of the toolbar. You should know, however, that if you reject a cookie, certain functions and conveniences of a site may not work properly.
Registration for Access
Some Web sites require you to provide some personal information through a registration process in order to take advantage of certain Web site features and to access content areas. For example, a registration form might request your name, telephone number and e-mail address.
Access to some of the features on this Web site requires registration, and the disclosure of some personal information, which may include:
Interactive Services and Tools
Interactive services tools and other technology-based features provide Web site users with a richer and more valuable experience. The tools can provide you with information that is customized according to your personal needs.
This site does not use interactive tools that ask you for identifying personal information.
Security of Communications
We recognize that many people are concerned about the privacy and protection of information as it is transmitted over the Internet. You should keep in mind that the possibility exists for unauthorized individuals to intercept any email message you send over the Internet. In some cases, information can be encrypted (scrambled or encoded) to make it very difficult to read if it is intercepted during communication. Certain technology and practices allow Web sites to provide an increased level of security for your personal information when appropriate.
We use the following practices on our Web site to enhance the level of security for communication and the transmission of personal information:
E-Commerce and Online Shopping
Purchasing items over the Internet usually requires you to provide your personal identifying information and credit card information on a Web site. Many people have become accustomed to on-line commerce as a time-saving and useful convenience. There are a number of practices that can make providing your sensitive credit card information more secure and therefore make you feel more comfortable about doing so.
We do process credit card payments for merchandise, or services on our Web site. We have the following e-commerce practices:
At this time, we do not partner with or have special relationships with any advertising server companies.
Links to Other Sites
This site includes links to non-affiliated external Web sites. We have the following practices:
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we have the following practices:
Preference for Future Use of Information
Web Site Contact Information
The SharePoint Dude
Modification and Effective Date
This privacy statement was last modified on April 14, 2009.