|We will ask you when we need
information that personally identifies you (personal
information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this
information is requested when you are registering before
entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a
limited-access premium site, signing up for an event or
training, or when purchasing and/or registering Integrated
Data Processing, Inc. products. Personal information
collected by IDP.NET often is limited to e-mail address,
language, country or location, but may include other
information when needed to provide a service you requested.
For example: If you choose a service or transaction that
requires payment, such as making a purchase in the Shopping
area of the Web site, we will request personal information
necessary for billing and/or shipping, such as: name,
address, telephone number, and credit card number.
When you buy and install a new product, we may ask you to
register your purchase electronically. We keep this
registration information on file with any information you've
already given us on previous visits to our Web site.
IDP.NET also collects certain information about your
computer hardware and software. This information may
include: your IP address, browser type, operating system,
domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses.
This information is used for the operation of the service,
to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general
statistics regarding use of IDP.NET.
IDP.NET also collects information about which pages our
customers visit within IDP.NET. This site visitation data is
identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never
linked with personal information unless a user consents as
IDP.NET uses its own proprietary private registration and
authentication service. When you sign in to our sites, you
will be asked to provide your e-mail address and/or account
ID and a password.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To ensure our site is relevant to your
- To deliver services, such as newsletters,
events, training or software, that you request or purchase.
- To help us create and publish content most
relevant to you.
- To alert you to product upgrades, special
offers, updated information and other new services from
Integrated Data Processing, Inc., if you so request.
- To allow you access to limited-entry areas
of our site as appropriate.
We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic
information for research purposes, and we may use this information
in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry
sections of IDP.NET, with your approval, we will combine
site-visitation data with your personal information in order to
provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, we
will not provide you the personalized service and won’t merge your
personal information with site-visitation data.
We may occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services
on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering
purchases, answering customer questions about products or services,
sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only
provide those companies the information they need to deliver the
service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any
Integrated Data Processing, Inc. may disclose your personal
information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief
that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the
law or comply with legal process served on Integrated Data
Processing, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or
property of Integrated Data Processing, Inc. and its family of Web
sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal
safety of Integrated Data Processing, Inc. employees, users of
Integrated Data Processing, Inc. products or services, or members of
Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or
any other country in which Integrated Data Processing, Inc. or its
affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using
this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside
of your country. Integrated Data Processing, Inc. abides by the safe
harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce
regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the
Control of your Personal Information
IDP.NET DOES NOT provide your information to other companies for any
purpose without your permission.
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information,
IDP.NET will not share that information with third parties without
your permission. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
Registering also allows you to tell us how or whether you want
IDP.NET to communicate with you. After registering, go to the
Profile Center and establish your preferences in the Contact
Options sections. There, you can decide what information you want to
receive and how you want to receive it. Or you can tell us not to
contact you by removing check marks from the contact option boxes.
If you buy software through IDP.NET, and do not want to receive such
information, do not check the box on the Checkout page (or on other
pages where personal information is collected) which says:
Yes, I would like to receive other offers through IDP.NET.
IDP.NET may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical
service or security issues related to a product or service you
requested, or confirming you requested a product or service. You
will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they
are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal
information is correct and current.
If you register on a IDP.NET or subscribe to a newsletter, you can
review and edit your personal information at the Customer Service
Center. You will be asked to enter your .NET Passport and password
before viewing your personal information.
At the Customer Service Center you can:
- View and edit personal information you have
already given us at IDP.NET.
- Tell us whether you want IDP.NET to send
you marketing information.
- Choose whether you want third parties to
send you their offers by postal mail.
- Subscribe, or cancel subscriptions, to
newsletters about our services and products.
Some services offered on IDP.NET may collect information that is
not accessible via the Profile Center. However, in such cases, you
can access your personal information by contacting IDP.NET as
described at the bottom of this statement, or through alternative
means of access described by the service. For example, if you buy
software through IDP.NET, you can review and edit your personal
information by contacting one of our Customer Service
representatives Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m.
and 6 p.m. ET at 1-800-878-0790.
Security of your Personal Information
IDP.NET is committed to protecting the security of your personal
information. We use a variety of security technologies and
procedures to help protect your personal information from
unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the
personal information you provide in computer servers with limited
access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit
sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the
internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
IDP.NET is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect
any personal information from children.
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's
machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer
the collection of the site visitation statistics described above.
are clicked by customers. This information is used to ensure we are
sending information customers want to read. It is collected in
aggregate form and never linked with your personal information.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may
be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This
technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such
as links or graphics) on a IDP.NET Web page. We do not use this
technology to access your personally identifiable information on
IDP.NET; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about
IDP.NET Web site usage. We may share aggregated site statistics with
partner companies but do not allow other companies to place clear
gifs on our sites.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the
IDP.NET Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens,
however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be
able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site. Some
areas of our site may not function at all unless you allow cookies.
Questions about cookies?
Changes to this Statement
IDP.NET will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do,
we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the
Integrated Data Processing, Inc. welcomes your comments regarding
this privacy statement, please contact us by
Integrated Data Processing, Inc.
3905 Railroad Avenue
Fairfax, Virginia 22030