Effective Date: January 1, 2016
Boundless Spatial, Inc. and its affiliates/subsidiaries (“Boundless”) values the privacy of those who visit our websites and register for our software and services online. We think it is important for you to understand when and why we collect personally identifiable information and how we may use it. This Privacy Statement describes Boundless data collection and use policies. Please read the entire Privacy Statement before providing any personally identifiable information to us.
Boundless collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, only if you provide this information to us voluntarily. The voluntary information we collect is used to complete transactions; ensure appropriate legal use of licensed Boundless software; provide notification to licensees about updates to Boundless’s and our affiliates’ software, data, and services; and help provide technical and product support to our users. Where appropriate, Boundless may pass this data to a Boundless affiliate or vendor whose software, data, and services are used to meet your needs or process transactions. Our affiliates and vendors are also committed to protecting personally identifiable information as described in their privacy statements/policies.
Boundless may also use your name, address, and e-mail to send you marketing materials, and newsletters unless you notify us that you do not want to receive these materials. Occasionally, Boundless uses the services of bonded mailing houses that are authorized to use your personally identifiable data only for the benefit of Boundless and its affiliates.
Boundless assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties’ websites and suggests you review the privacy statements/policies on such websites before sharing your personally identifiable data.
Boundless websites and software installation may require registration to gain access to special services, authorization codes, license keys, or other features. This information will be used to provide support and deliver specialized services.
Boundless may also collect personally identifiable information you provide when you order and register software, data, or services; enter contests; order newsletters; register for training or conferences; or make requests that require a direct response to you.
Boundless’s website uses third-party web analytics services that collect and aggregate web surfing data. These services may record your mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity, and any text you type in the website. The services do not collect personally identifiable information that you do not voluntarily enter in Boundless’s website and do not track your browsing habits across websites that do not use the services.
Web Beacons/Click-Stream Data
A web beacon is an electronic file that signals when a webpage, advertisement, video, other content, an email, or a newsletters has been viewed. Boundless uses web beacons in conjunction with cookies to collect click-stream data that helps us better understand how visitors move from page to page within websites. As with cookies, our web beacons do not gather personally identifiable (PI) information about you.
If you submit personal information, Boundless may contact you or send you marketing information about software or services. If you do not wish to receive this information, you may notify us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com as indicated below. Keep in mind, however, that you may not receive valuable information as a result of your election to be removed from mailing lists.
Other than as described in this Privacy Statement, Boundless will not disclose or authorize others to disclose your personally identifiable information unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to legal requirements or prevent fraud or imminent harm, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Boundless, or (3) as part of a transfer of assets to a successor in interest.
Except as stated, Boundless does not rent, sell, or otherwise share personally identifiable information.
Boundless will permit you to access information about you in our database by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. If you believe any of the information is incorrect or needs updating, please advise us. We will correct our records upon verification of the requested change. If you no longer wish to receive e-mail or postal notifications about software, services, or special promotions, please let us know by sending an e-mail to us at email@example.com and specifying that you do not want to receive these notifications. Please provide us with your exact name and address as well as a description of the publication or mail piece you received. We will use reasonable efforts to refrain from including you when sending marketing materials to Boundless clients by noting your election in our database.
Boundless will take reasonable and prudent precautions to ensure that your personally identifiable data is protected against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
If you believe for any reason that Boundless has not followed these principles, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and Boundless will act promptly to investigate, correct as appropriate, and advise you of the correction. Please identify the issue as a Privacy Statement concern in your communication to Boundless.
Social Media Public Forums and Links to Other Website
Boundless may provide social media features that enable you to share information with your social networks and interact with Boundless on various social media websites. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media websites with which you interact to make sure you understand the information that may be collected, used, and shared by those websites.
Our websites may make chat rooms, forums, blogs, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Remember that your comments and posts become publicly available, and we urge you to exercise discretion when submitting such content.
Our websites may contain links to other websites. Boundless does not control and is not responsible for the information collected by websites that can be reached through links from our websites. If you have questions about the data collection procedures of linked websites, please contact the organizations that operate those websites directly.
Children’s Online Privacy
Boundless’s products and services are not directed to children and Boundless does not knowingly collect online personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a minor under the age of 13 and believe that he or she has disclosed personal information to us, please contact us via email@example.com or via “Contact Us” at boundlessgeo.com.
Data Transfers and Safe Harbor Framework
Boundless is a global organization, with legal entities, business processes, and technical systems that operate across borders. Boundless may transfer your personal information to other Boundless entities in the United States and elsewhere. The United States and other countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country from which you initially provided the information. By accessing Boundless websites, registering for an account or service, or otherwise providing Boundless with your personal information, you consent to this transfer of your personal information. When transferring your personal information internationally, Boundless will protect your personal information as provided in this Privacy Statement.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland, we comply with applicable legal requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal information to countries outside of the EEA or Switzerland. Boundless has self-certified its adherence to the Safe Harbor privacy framework as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce, the European Commission and Switzerland regarding the collection, storage, use, transfer and other processing of personal information from the EEA or Switzerland to the United States. Click here to review our Safe Harbor Privacy Notice (www.boundlessgeo.com/safe-harbor). You can learn more about the Safe Harbor framework by visiting the United States Department of Commerce Safe Harbor website.
We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. If and/or when Boundless makes changes to this Privacy Statement, the updated version will be posted on this page. We encourage you to visit this page periodically.