MARKETWARE INTERNATIONAL, INC. PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Marketware International, Inc. and its affiliates (together “MarketwareIntl”) respects the privacy rights of our users and is strongly committed to protecting your privacy. 

Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

Marketware International, Inc. or where relevant a designated service provider, collects personal information that you choose to provide, or we receive from other sources. This may include personal information you provide through this Site, on third-party websites and applications when subscribing digitally to Marketware International, Inc.., through registering for our services and products.

We and designated service providers, may obtain the following types of personal information in connection with this Site:

  • Name, email address, postal address, account names and passwords, or other contact information

  • Signature, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, or other similar identifiers

  • Professional, industry, employment-related, or education information

  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, preferences, and information regarding a user’s interaction (including reading habits) with an Internet website, application, advertisement

  • Demographic information

  • Billing information, credit card number or other financial information

  • Geolocation

Personal information is obtained directly from you, from others authorized to provide the information, from activity on the Site, and from other parties with whom we work, such as service providers, business partners, advertisers, advertising technology providers,  advertising servers, data analytics providers, and social networks. If you submit personal information about others, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so and that you have received authorization from the person about whom you are providing the information and that person has consented to have all information used, disclosed, and transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If you choose to link your Social Media or other third-party accounts to our services, we may obtain your personal information from these sources. You may disconnect this link at any time by visiting your account page on these third-party platforms or the settings page of your mobile device.

We use this information for carefully considered purposes which also benefit our customers, and which include some or all of the following:

  • to provide and facilitate our services and products

  • to operate our services, products, and systems properly

  • to communicate with you

  • to help Marketware International, Inc. improve, upgrade, or enhance our services and products and develop new services and products

  • to provide support for our services and products,

  • to maintain the quality and safety of products and services, and for internal quality control purpose including debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality

  • to provide you with offers and promotions about services and products of Marketware International, Inc. or of other parties that may be of interest to you

  • to enhance your experience with this Site, including to save your preferences and login information, providing customized content or contextual advertisements, and providing tailored advertisements

  • to analyze website usage, analyze use of this Site, analyze and measure ad impressions, and to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Marketware International, Inc. or others and to monitor compliance with and enforce the terms of any agreement with Marketware International, Inc.

  • to monitor to detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and hold those responsible for that activity

Use of Cookies and Other Electronic Technologies

Marketware International, Inc. and the parties with whom we work (e.g., service providers, business partners, advertisers, ad technology providers and advertising servers) may place, view, and/or use “cookies”, web server logs, web beacons, pixels or other electronic technologies to collect statistical and other information about you and your use of this Site. This information may include information about the IP address of your computer, browser type, language, operating system, your mobile device, device ID, geolocation data, the state or country from which you accessed this Site services, the webpages visited, the date and the time of a visit, the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Site, the number of links you click within this Site, the functions you use on this Site, the databases you view and the searches you request on this Site, the types of articles you read, the data you save on or download from this Site and the number of times you view an advertisement.


Marketware International, Inc. and the parties with whom we work may use the information collected for various reasons, either on behalf of Marketware International, Inc. or for the other parties’ own purposes, including research, analysis, to better serve visitors to this Site (such as by enabling log-in, providing access to certain sections of this Site, providing customized content or customized contextual advertisements, or presenting online advertising on this Site or other websites tailored to your interests as described further below), to compile aggregate and anonymous information about usage of this Site and other websites, other statistics, etc. However, if you have deleted and disabled cookies, these uses will not be possible to the extent they are based on cookie information. 


To assist us with the uses described in this Privacy Policy, information collected about you and your use of this Site or other websites may be aggregated, analyzed or combined with personal or other information about you from other online or offline sources. If you prefer that we not combine non-personal information that has been collected, through cookies, about your use of this Site or other websites with personal or other information about you, then please delete and disable cookies for each browser, on each computer you use to surf the Web.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Likewise, most mobile devices allow you to disable the ability for geo-location information to be collected from your mobile device. The help function on most browsers and mobile devices contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies, disable cookies entirely, or disable the collection of geo-location data. You need to set each browser; on each device you use to surf the Web. Thus, if you use multiple browsers (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), you should repeat this procedure with each one. Similarly, if you connect to the Web from multiple devices (e.g., work and home), you need to set each browser on each device. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be able to utilize additional cookie management tools. However, if you disable certain cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of this Site, which you need to log in, will not function properly, and the advertising you receive when you visit this Site may not be advertisements tailored to your interests.


Advertisements

Marketware International, Inc. its designated service providers, or third-party advertisers or their advertising servers may also place or recognize unique cookies on your computer or use other electronic technologies in order to help display advertisements that you see on this Site or on other websites. Information about your visits to, and activity on, this Site and other websites, an IP address, the number of times you have viewed an advertisement, your interests and preferences and other such usage information is used, alone or in combination with other information, to create aggregate groups of users and to display advertisements that may be of particular interest to you or a group of users with similar interests to you. We may use Web beacons, provided by third-party advertising companies, to help manage and optimize our online advertising and product performance. Web beacons enable us to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits this Site, and to learn which banner ads bring users to this Site. The use and collection of your information by third-party service providers, and third-party advertisers and their advertising servers is not covered by this Privacy Policy. Marketware International, Inc. adheres to the industry’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising located here. To “opt out” of advertising cookies placed by participating companies in the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising, and thereby limit the tracking of your online activity and the targeted advertising you receive, please click here for browsers and click here for mobile devices. To “opt out” of advertising cookies placed by the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) online behavioral advertising member networks, and thereby limit the tracking of your online activity and the targeted advertising you receive, please click here for browsers and click here for mobile devices. 

Note that even if you exercise choice for targeted advertising, you will still receive online advertising.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

Marketware International, Inc. may disclose your personal information with our affiliates (including affiliated websites under common ownership or control) and designated service providers, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Marketware International, Inc. may also disclose to third parties, including advertising networks, data analytics providers and social networks, your use of our or other websites, including online identifier, Internet Protocol address, and Internet or other electronic network activity information, and the services provided by us for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Marketware International, Inc. may disclose your personal information (excluding security photographs or video) with a sponsor or other third party (“Third-Party Provider”) that provides you with offers or promotions that may be of interest to you. 


Marketware International, Inc. may also disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law, rule, or regulation, or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process.  Marketware International, Inc. will not disclose client data (which may include personal information, together “client data”) in response to requests from law enforcement, governmental, or regulatory agencies except where required to do so by law (for example, in response to valid and properly served legal process such as a subpoena or search warrant). Marketware International, Inc. will attempt to notify its client prior to disclosing client data unless: (1) prohibited by applicable law from doing so, or (2) there are clear indications of unlawful conduct in connection with the client’s use of Marketware International, Inc. services. Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, Marketware International, Inc. reserves the right to respond to urgent law enforcement requests if Marketware International, Inc. believes in good faith that an emergency involving imminent danger of death or serious physical injury justifies such disclosure.

(b) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Marketware International, Inc. or others; (c) monitor compliance with and enforce any terms of service on this Site; (d) provide our services and products (e) perform other activities related to such services and products, including billing and collection; (f) provide you with offers or (g) promotions or advertisements from Marketware International, Inc..

If you participate in certain features of this Site (e.g., sharing news stories of interest), please note that any information you or others voluntarily disclose through use of these features, becomes available to the public and/or other users whom you have designated. If you choose to provide access to designated individuals, please be aware that any information you post will be visible to such individuals for their use. Marketware International, Inc. is not responsible for the information that you or others choose to disclose publicly on this Site, and neither Marketware International, Inc.’s nor others’ use of such information is subject to this Privacy Policy.


The collection, further use, and/or disclosure of your information by Third-Party Providers or by other third parties is not the responsibility of Marketware International, Inc.. Rather, such collection, use, and/or disclosure is governed by the third parties’ privacy policies.

Links to Third-Party Services

Marketware International, Inc. may provide links or access to third-party websites or other digital properties, including social networking websites. Since we do not control third-party digital properties and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such digital properties, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such digital properties.

Accuracy, Security, And Retention of Your Personal Information

Any personal information you provide to Marketware International, Inc. is kept on secure servers. Marketware International, Inc. vendors use security measures appropriate to the provision of the relevant product or service, such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the personal information. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of the logon ID and password you may have set up in connection with your participation in this Site’s services. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business reasons, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.

Rights with Respect to Your Personal Information

Depending on the jurisdiction, you may have the right to access, correct, delete, or restrict use of certain personal information covered by this Privacy Policy. Depending on the jurisdiction, you may also have the right to request that we refrain from processing personal information. Please bear in mind that if you exercise such rights this may affect our ability to provide our products and services. For inquiries about your personal information, please contact us by clicking here. While Marketware International, Inc. will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.

Please note that it may take some time to process your request, consistent with applicable law.

Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by Marketware International, Inc. to its affiliates and/or third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

To make such a request, please send an email with your first name, last name, mailing address, email address and telephone number to privacy@marketware.net. Please include “California Privacy Rights” in the Subject line of your email.

Questions Regarding This Privacy Policy

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@marketware.net. Please include “Privacy” in the Subject line of your inquiry. 

Modifications to This Privacy Policy

Marketware International, Inc. reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by indicating revisions through the “Last Updated” date at the top of the Privacy Policy. Such changes will be effective upon posting.