Your privacy is important to Silex Technology Inc. This statement discloses the information practices for the Silex website, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. This statement, which applies to the Silex website, may be updated from time to time. By using our website, you consent to Silex's collection and use of information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.
We are committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy. We will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to any third parties. We will not use or disclose your information for purposes other than those set forth in this Privacy Statement, unless you give us your permission or we are legally compelled to do so, such as by law, subpoena, or court order, or unless such disclosure or use becomes necessary for the protection of our legal interests.
The kind of information we collect from you online depends on how you decide to use our website or services. If you choose simply to browse our site, you will not need to submit any personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personally identifiable information by such means as e-mailing us, sending us your resume, or filling out certain forms on our website.
Our system may gather certain technical data about your visit, which helps us understand better how our site is being used and how we can improve it. This information is gathered automatically and does not identify you personally; it may include your computer's IP address, as well as statistics about how visitors navigate through our site.
(a) If you choose to contact us by e-mail, we will keep your contact information private, although we may use it to respond to your message. No confidentiality will apply to the subject matter of your message, however, so we recommend that you do not send us any ideas or suggestions that you consider proprietary or confidential. All e-mail content (except your contact information) will be treated as volunteered to Silex for our use in any manner.
(b) Solicited Information: We may ask our visitors for personal information through forms on our website, for downloading certain technical information, or completing a request form. The personal information you choose to provide on these forms, which would typically include your name, company name, and contact information, may be used by Silex in a manner consistent with the stated purpose of the given form.
In addition, we may use visitor responses for non-personal assessment of their preferences so we can tailor our site's content to better suit the tastes and needs of our audience. If we intend to use or share your personal information for any other purposes, we will notify you of that purpose and give you a chance to opt out. For example, if you are asked for your e-mail address, we will not add it to any automatic mailing lists unless we've asked for permission to do so.
(c) Employment Opportunities: Our site may provide you with a means for submitting your resume or other personal information for consideration for employment opportunities at Silex Personal information received through resume submissions will be kept confidential. We may contact you for additional information to supplement your resume, and we may use your information within Silex, or keep it on file for future use, as we make our hiring decisions.
(d) Automatically Gathered Data: We may use the non-personal information gathered automatically by our system--such as computer IP addresses, the kind of browsers our viewers are using, and a record of the pages viewed on our site--so we can understand how to make our site more convenient and useful to our audience. We may also share this anonymous information, in aggregate form, with parties we hire to help us analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service. Also, when we collect personal data from you in connection with a transaction, we may extract some information about that transaction in an anonymous format and combine it with other anonymous information such as clickstream data. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level.
(e) Transfer of Data: In order to promote continuity of services and support, if Silex's business is acquired or merges with another company, we may transfer the information you've shared with us to the successor company. In the unlikely event that we cease business operations, we may similarly transfer this data to another company that offers comparable products or services. The use and disclosure of transferred data may be governed by the privacy practices of the successor company.
MANAGING YOUR PRIVACY
As stated above, we will not collect personally identifying information about you without your knowledge, so the decision whether or not to share this information is completely up to you. You may request deletion or modification of your other personal information by contacting us. Note that any deleted information may remain in our data store as a result of routine system back-ups, but we will no longer use that information.
In order to maintain the integrity and security of your personal information, we store this information on non-public computer systems with firewall and password protection to prevent unauthorized access. Of course, we appreciate your help in safeguarding the integrity of your own privacy. We encourage you to let us know immediately if you suspect that the information you share with us is being used in any way contrary to this Privacy Statement, and we will investigate your inquiry as promptly as possible.
Our website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that these third-party sites may collect information about you, and that they operate according to their own privacy practices, which may differ from Silex's. Remember that once you're outside Silex's web site, any information you submit is outside of our control.
CHILDREN'S PRIVACY PROTECTION
Silex, its website, and its products are not directed to children. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 13.