This policy about our customers' right to control
the release of information about them is intended to meet current
Internet norms, including the European Union (E.U.) commercial standards.
Because we believe that all business is founded
on trust and on the confidence of its customers and the community
at large, ESTec Systems Corp. does its utmost to protect user and
client privacy. The privacy principles in place at ESTec Systems
Corp. can be summed up as follows:
ask for, receive, store and transmit only the personal information
that is absolutely required for client service.
to personal information is strictly controlled to maintain confidentiality.
authorized by the client, or required by law, ESTec Systems Corp.
will not give information about a customer, executive, or employee
to a third party.
about clients, and others will be retained other than the absolute
minimum ESTec Systems Corp. reasonably needs.
ESTec Systems Corp. recognizes an obligation
to protect customer privacy. All records in the possession of ESTec
Systems Corp. may be used only for purposes directly related to
ESTec Systems Corp. business.
Before a customer places an order, performs
a transaction, or otherwise discloses personal information, ESTec
Systems Corp. representatives will inform the customer of the ways
in which that information will be used.
Computer-supported procedures never require
customers to provide personal information beyond that which is absolutely
necessary for performing a transaction, or providing the contracted
products or services.
Information that identifies an individual or
reveals their identity, including e-mail addresses, will not be
distributed by ESTec Systems Corp. without prior approval.
Information about actual or prospective customers
and employees or these parties' use of our services may be necessary
for ESTec's legitimate internal purposes, in order, for example,
to improve client service. Each executive, employee, contractor,
vendor or consultant of ESTec Systems Corp. is bound to secrecy
regarding ESTec Systems Corp. information and business.
ESTec's systems may log information for the
purposes of systems administration, diagnostic, and site-tracking.
ESTec Systems Corp. will not link log data to information that might
identify users individually, except during authorized incident investigations.
Logs reflecting the activities of computer users
or those served by computers will not be disclosed to third parties
without written authorization by the client or legal requirement.
Access to all information is strictly controlled
and the information is used only for internal business purposes.
In the absence of legal requirement, third party sale, exchange,
or distribution of private information is prohibited unless client
consent is first obtained.