Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to www.atypon.com owned and operated by Atypon Systems, Inc. Atypon Systems, Inc. (“Atypon”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all individuals who use our site. This Privacy Policy is designed to help you learn more about the personal information we collect, who we might share it with, and how we protect it.

Our goal is to provide the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. In order to achieve this goal, from time to time we may collect information during your visits.

Atypon Systems, Inc. has been awarded TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe’s program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program does not cover information that may be collected through downloadable software. The TRUSTe program covers only information that is collected through this Web site, www.atypon.com.

TRUSTe’s mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy Trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please Contact Us. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.

Atypon Systems, Inc. complies with the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Atypon Systems, Inc. has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Atypon Systems, Inc.’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.

What Information Do We Collect?

Atypon collects personal information in three ways through information provided directly from our users and from information collected through web server logs.

Information Supplied by Our Users

Atypon collects personal information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, and telephone number. We use such information to fulfill your order, send you confirmation, respond to your requests and provide you services. Atypon does not collect any of this unique information about you except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information to Atypon.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. Session cookie are required for maintain a persistent session between your browser and our servers. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistence cookies are used for storing non-user identifiable data across sessions. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” directory.

If you reject cookies, you will not be able to use our site.

The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates, usage tracking company, etc. is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies.

Information from Web Server Logs

Atypon records and saves information about you from our web server logs such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the time and day you visited, and your browser type. This information is used to verify our records and to provide better service to you.

Links to Other Sites

Atypon provides links to third party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to visit from Atypon so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. Atypon is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Atypon site.

Social Media Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Twitter button that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are hosted by a third party. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Disclosure of your Personal Information to Third Parties

Atypon will not willfully disclose any individually identifiable information about you to any third party without first receiving your permission. Atypon may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or when, in the good faith belief that such action is necessary, to conform to the edicts of the law or to comply with legal process served on Atypon, to protect and defend the rights or property of Atypon, or to act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Atypon or members of the public.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

Protecting Your Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. While Atypon is committed to protecting your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

We welcome your comments or questions.

User Access and Choice

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend or delete it by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at pr@atypon.com or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Changes to this Policy

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy please CONTACT US.

Dispute Resolution

Atypon Systems, Inc. participates in the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce. As part of our participation in the safe harbor, we have agreed to TRUSTe dispute resolution for disputes relating to our compliance with the Safe Harbor Privacy Framework. If you have any complaints regarding our compliance with the Safe Harbor you should first contact us (as provided above). If contacting us does not resolve your complaint, you may raise your complaint with TRUSTe by Internet here, fax to 415-520-3420, or mail to TRUSTe Safe Harbor Compliance Dept., click for mailing address. If you are faxing or mailing TRUSTe to lodge a complaint, you must include the following information: the name of company, the alleged privacy violation, your contact information, and whether you would like the particulars of your complaint shared with the company. For information about TRUSTe or the operation of TRUSTe’s dispute resolution process, click here or request this information from TRUSTe at any of the addresses listed above. The TRUSTe dispute resolution process shall be conducted in English. For human resources data we have agreed to cooperate with Data Protection Authorities.

TRUSTe European Safe Harbor certification