The Registration Data and Personal Information are defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains.
If at the time the User provides Registration Data or Personal Information to MCL TECHNOLOGIES, the aforesaid User is given the opportunity to limit how such information will be used to communicate with him, either by MCL TECHNOLOGIES or by third parties. MCL TECHNOLOGIES will not change their preference in this regard without their express consent.
However, if MCL TECHNOLOGIES sells assets (or the assets of a division or subsidiary) to another entity, or MCL TECHNOLOGIES (or a division or subsidiary) is acquired by, or merged with, another entity, MCL TECHNOLOGIES may provide to such entity customer information that is related to that part of the Users' business that was sold to or merged with the other entity without their consent.
ENTITIES COLLECTING REGISTRATION DATA OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Registration Data and Personal information on this Site are collected by MCL TECHNOLOGIES, a division of ZETES INDUSTRIES S.A., a company incorporated under the laws of the Kingdom of Belgium (Europe), with registered offices at Da Vinci Science Park, Rue de Strasbourg 3, 1130 Brussels, Belgium.
COLLECTION OF REGISTRATION DATA AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Users of this Site can engage in several activities without providing any Registration Data or Personal Information.
In connection with other activities, such as subscribing to the services offered on the Site or utilizing online software applications, MCL TECHNOLOGIES may ask the Users to provide certain information about themselves by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for them to engage in these activities. If the User elects to engage in these activities, however, MCL TECHNOLOGIES may ask that the User provide Registration Data or Personal Information, such as the first and last name or the company name, mailing address (including ZIP code), e-mail address, employer, job title and department, telephone and facsimile numbers, and so on. When ordering products or services on the Site, the User may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that MCL TECHNOLOGIES asks the User to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If the User does not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, he will not be able to engage in that activity.
When using the Site, MCL TECHNOLOGIES or third parties authorized by MCL TECHNOLOGIES may also collect certain technical and routing information about the User's computer to facilitate their use of the Site and its services. For example, MCL TECHNOLOGIES may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol ('IP') address of the computer.
MCL TECHNOLOGIES uses these environmental variables to facilitate and track the use of the Site and its services. MCL TECHNOLOGIES also uses such environmental variables to measure traffic patterns on the Site.
When the User submits Registration Data or Personal Information to MCL TECHNOLOGIES through this Site, they understand and agree that the data and information may be transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in which MCL TECHNOLOGIES and its affiliates and subsidiaries maintain offices.
The User also acknowledges that in certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection, transferring, storage, and processing of information may be undertaken by trusted vendors, services or products providers and business partners of MCL TECHNOLOGIES.
MCL TECHNOLOGIES may, at its sole discretion, establish relationships with various service or product providers whose services may be available to the Users of this Site or from Web sites that are linked to this Site. Typically, these providers may offer services or products that MCL TECHNOLOGIES' customers might find useful, such as those that can be used in conjunction with MCL TECHNOLOGIES services and products. In order to use those services or order such products, the Users may be required to provide Registration Data or Personal Information to the providers.
USE OF THE REGISTRATION DATA AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
MCL TECHNOLOGIES collects data and information about the Users for three main purposes: to customize the content of the Site, to fulfil the Users' requests for certain products and services, and to contact the Users about specials and new services or products.
If the User subscribes to a service or registers a product, for example, the information is used to register their rights, if any, to technical support or other benefits that may be made available to registered Users. As another example, if the User enters a contest, information is collected to qualify the entry and contact them regarding the contest or prize awards. The Registration Data and Personal Information are also used to keep the Users informed about product upgrades, special offers, and other products and services of MCL TECHNOLOGIES and selected third parties.
MCL TECHNOLOGIES may collect information about the use of the Site, such as the types of services used and how many Users the Site receives daily.
This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually. MCL TECHNOLOGIES may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes.
PROTECTION OF REGISTRATION DATA AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
MCL TECHNOLOGIES recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this Site.
Without consent, which may be implicit, MCL TECHNOLOGIES will not communicate any information to anyone regarding products, services, and special offers available from MCL TECHNOLOGIES, although MCL TECHNOLOGIES may find it necessary to communicate with the User regarding their use of the services on this Site.
There are other instances in which MCL TECHNOLOGIES may divulge personal information about the Users of the Site. MCL TECHNOLOGIES may provide personal information if necessary, in MCL TECHNOLOGIES' good faith judgment, to comply with laws or regulations of a governmental or regulatory body or in response to a valid subpoena, warrant, or order, or to protect the rights of MCL TECHNOLOGIES or others.
The Registration Data that the Users provide in connection with registering themselves as Users of MCL TECHNOLOGIES products or services or registering an MCL TECHNOLOGIES product is classified as 'Registration Data'.
REGISTRATION DATA IS PROTECTED BY SEVERAL WAYS
Individual Users may access their own User Registration Data through a password, account number or personal code, or an unique customer ID selected by the aforesaid User.
MCL TECHNOLOGIES recommends that the Users does not divulge their passwords, account numbers or personal codes to anyone. In addition, the Registration Data resides on a secure server that only selected MCL TECHNOLOGIES personnel and contractors have access to via passwords, to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing such information when it is transmitted to MCL TECHNOLOGIES.
Personal Information provided to MCL TECHNOLOGIES that does not constitute Registration Data also resides on a secure server and is only accessible to selected MCL TECHNOLOGIES personnel and contractors via passwords. Since this information is not accessible by Users, they will not be asked to select a password, an account number or a personal code to view or modify such information.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, any information a User posts to a public bulletin board or chat room, such as the MCL TECHNOLOGIES Forums (the 'Forums'), is available to all persons accessing that location.
The e-mail address of each User may be automatically posted on the Forums, and will be available to all persons accessing the Forums. In addition, the Forums may offer a service in which subscribers are e-mailed a copy of all messages posted to the Forums on a particular topic. Consequently, if the user posts a message to the Forums, their e-mail address will be sent to those subscribers that have indicated an interest in the message topic.
When the User visits this Site, they can browse the Site and access certain areas of the Site without revealing their identity.
To improve the Site, MCL TECHNOLOGIES may, at its sole discretion, use "cookies" or other tracking technologies to track the visits.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to the User's browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to the aforesaid User.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. The User can set his browser to notify him when he receives a cookie, giving him the chance to decide whether to accept it.
For some Web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages.
ACCESS AND CHANGE TO REGISTRATION DATA AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
The users have the right to access and correct their Registration Data and Personal Information.
Registration Data and Personal Information submitted through this Site are not accessible online. To access and/or correct such information, the Users may write MCL TECHNOLOGIES at:
Chaussée de Bruxelles 572
1410 Waterloo - BELGIUM
Phone Number: +32 27243500
e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the correspondence, the Users are asked to indicate with as much detail as possible the location on this Site where they provided the personal information.
PRIVACY-RELATED INQUIRIES AND COMPLAINTS
If the User provides MCL TECHNOLOGIES with inconsistent privacy preferences (for example, by indicating on one occasion that third parties may contact him with marketing offers and indicating on another occasion that they may not), MCL TECHNOLOGIES cannot guarantee that his most recent privacy preference will be honored.