Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At Hollands Software we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Hollands Software operates several websites including SOFTWARE.HOLLANDSWEB.COM. It is Hollands Software’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Hollands Software collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Hollands Software’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Hollands Software’ visitors use its website.

Hollands Software also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Hollands Software only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Hollands Software’ websites choose to interact with Hollands Software in ways that require Hollands Software to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Hollands Software gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Hollands Software updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Hollands Software collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Hollands SoftwareHollands Software does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Hollands Software may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Hollands Software may monitor the most popular pages on the SOFTWARE.HOLLANDSWEB.COM site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Hollands Software may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Hollands Software does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Hollands Software discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Hollands Software’s behalf or to provide services available at Hollands Software’ websites, and (ii) have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Hollands Software’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Hollands Software will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Hollands Software discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Hollands Software believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Hollands Software, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Hollands Software website and have supplied your email address, Hollands Software may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Hollands Software and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Hollands Software takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Hollands Software uses cookies to help Hollands Software identify and track visitors, their usage of the Hollands Software website, and their website access preferences. Hollands Software visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Hollands Software’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of Hollands Software’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Hollands Software and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Hollands Software may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at Hollands Software’s sole discretion. Hollands Software encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.