In general, you can visit our website without providing us with any personal information. However, there are instances where we must have your personal information in order for us to grant you access to our protected and secured sites. Personal information refers to information that is related to you, and may include things such as your registration data (your name, address, email address, phone number, title, etc.), information request data and response data. When you receive your confirmation email or when you receive any email from the list server, you will be given instructions on how to remove yourself from the list. In addition to the information that we collect from you directly, we may also receive information about you from other sources, including from our customers, third parties, or publicly available sources. We may also collect personal information that is necessary for our legitimate interests, which will be disclosed to you at the time of collection. Bayern Software will use this information for the purposes of which it was collected.
Use of Personal Information
We intend to use such information for purposes of supporting your relationship with Bayern Software by designing content that is suitable to your needs and alerting you to new product and service offerings as they become available. This personal information may be retained by Bayern Software to verify compliance with the agreement between Bayern Software and your employer, to keep track of the domains from which people visit us, to create a user profile to better serve you, or to simply contact you either electronically or otherwise. If you decide that we should not use your personal information to contact you, please let us know and we will not use that information for such purpose. Bayern Software may also use personal information for various purposes, including without limitation to help diagnose problems with our site, to administer our site, and to enhance our site for optimal user experience; to monitor the usage and performance of our site, and to determine aggregate information about our users and usage pattern; to identify you when you access and use our services; to facilitate transactions and process payments; to provide maintenance, support, and customer service for our site; to conduct research and analysis; and to fulfil other legitimate purposes permitted by applicable law.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Public Forum and Messaging
Bayern Software may offer public discussion forums and bulletin boards. Please note that information that you disclose in these public forums become public. Use caution in disclosing any personal information. The site may also allow you to exchange messages with other users. We may store these messages in order to deliver them and allow you to manage them.
Accuracy and Security
The accuracy and security of the personal information is important to Bayern Software. If you contact us to correct your personal information, we will attempt to correct such inaccuracies in a timely manner. Bayern Software is concerned with the security of your personal information and is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect it from unauthorized access and use of that personal information. To that end, we put in place the appropriate policies and procedures to secure your personal information. While there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, we will take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personal information.
Access and Choice
Bayern Software has implemented the following procedure that you may use to access, correct, or delete your personal information, or choose how your information is used:
Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents who have an established business relationship with Bayern Software are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. This notice will identify the categories of information shared with and will include a list of the third parties with which it is shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to us at the addresses listed below.
Notice to Residents of the European Economic Area
Bayern Software is based, and this site is hosted, in the United States of America. If you are from a country outside of the United States of America with laws governing data collection, use, and disclosure that may differ from U.S. law and you provide personal information to Bayern Software, please note that any personal information that you provide to us may be transferred to the United States of America. By providing your personal information, you hereby specifically and expressly consent to such transfer and processing and the collection, use, and disclosure set forth herein or in any terms and conditions related to the use of and access to the site. Where we transfer your personal information from the EEA to recipients located outside the EEA who are not in a jurisdiction that has been formally designated by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection to receive personal information, we do so on the basis of standard contractual clauses. You may request a copy of the relevant standard contractual clauses by emailing us at the “Communications” details below.
Bayern Software’s website provides links to other third party websites. Even if the third party is affiliated with Bayern Software through a business partnership or otherwise, Bayern Software is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or the content of such external links. These links are provided to you for convenience purposes only and you access them at your own risk.
If Bayern Software needs, or is required, to contact you concerning any event that involves information about you, we may do so by email, telephone, or mail.