1stWindows.com Privacy Statement
1stwindows.com, has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the 1stwindows.com Web site.
The 1stwindows Privacy Statement:
1stwindows strongly believes in protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our customers’ individually identifiable information. Therefore, 1stwindows’s policy, outlined below, explains what information we collect about our customers, how we use the information we collect, how we protect the security and confidentiality of customer information, and what you should do if you have any questions or comments. Our commitment to you is clear: 1stwindows does not sell, license, or rent any individually identifiable information about you to any third party without your consent and will protect the individually identifiable information you provide to us.
General Use of the 1stwindows Site
1stwindows continually seeks to improve the quality of services that it offers to you so that we may better meet your needs. As part of this process, 1stwindows collects information from our customers that is voluntarily provided as well as data regarding your usage of the website. This information is used in the following and other similar ways:
- By 1stwindows -
Internally, 1stwindows uses individually identifiable information about you to improve its marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve product offerings, and to customize the 1stwindows websites and system content and layout.
1stwindows, at times, may also use individually identifiable information about you to deliver information to you that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests, such as targeted banners advertisements and promotions.
1stwindows may also provide third parties with aggregate information regarding many users of the website. For example we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our site and the activities they conduct while on our site. This information will contain nothing that can identify you and/or your individually identifiable information.
In certain cases, 1stwindows uses your email address and your mailing address or phone number to contact you regarding information that you actively requested from 1stwindows, such as more information on our software solutions for homebuilders or complaints that you may have registered.
Rarely, 1stwindows may need to contact you regarding disputes or troubleshoot system problems that you are experiencing.
Finally, 1stwindows may be required to disclose individually identifiable information by court or administrative order such as a law, regulation, search warrant, or subpoena.
- By Third Parties -
1stwindows may, from time to time, provide aggregated information to external third parties that advertise on our website so that they can determine the effectiveness of their banner advertisements. No individually identifiable information is provided to any third party without your consent. Further, no third party will contact you using individually identifiable information given to us without your knowledge of its release.
- By You -
1stwindows gives you the opportunity to identify areas of interest for personalization. The information that you provide us is used by 1stwindows and our business partners to provide you more focused information relative to products or services such as personalized weather and news.
What Type of Information is Collected?
Depending upon what portion of the website you are in, you may be asked to provide different types of information. You may be asked to provide your name, business name, business address, e-mail address, telephone, and fax number. You may also be asked certain questions about you and your business, which will help 1stwindows better meet your needs on the website and respond to your inquiries on various 1stwindows products and services.
In addition to the above information, 1stwindows also collects information in the form of cookies. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that identifies you to the site. But cookies only identify you as a unique, but anonymous, user of the site until you choose to submit information about yourself.
A cookie can't read data off your hard disk. 1stwindows cannot read cookie files created by other sites, nor can other sites read information from cookies created by 1stwindows.
1stwindows Security for Individually Identifiable Information
1stwindows takes the security of individually identifiable information very seriously. To protect the security of applications and data, 1stwindows's web and database servers are hosted in a secured physical and network environment. Best efforts are made to secure web servers, networks, host operating systems, and databases against unauthorized access. Please remember that the security measures taken above are not foolproof; no website can guarantee that individually identifiable information will be protected in all situations. Therefore 1stwindows can only guarantee that it will take all appropriate industry standard measures to protect the information that you provide to us.
Updating Your Personal Information and Contacting 1stwindows
You can always contact us in order to (i) delete your individually identifiable information from our systems, (ii) update the individually identifiable information that you have provided to us, and (iii) change your preferences with respect to marketing contacts, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.