IP Communications, LLC. has created this privacy statement ("Statement") in order to demonstrate our commitment to customer privacy. Privacy on the IP Communications, LLC. web site (the "Site") is of great importance to us. Because we gather important information from our visitors and customers, we have established this Statement as a means to communicate our information gathering and dissemination practices. We reserve the right to change this Statement and will provide notification of the change at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.
We require customers who register to use the services ("Services") offered on our Site to give us contact information, such as their name, company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, and financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, credit card number, and the number of users within the organization that will be using the Services. You may also add additional personal information, such as title, department name, fax number, or additional company information, such as annual revenues, number of employees, or industry, when adding users. Customers can opt out of providing this additional information by not entering it when asked. Customers can update or remove their personal information at any time by logging into the Web site and editing their Personal Information within Setup. Customers can view their updated profile to confirm their edits have been made.
Except as we explicitly state at the time we request information, or as provided for in the IP Communications, LLC. Master Service Agreement, we do not disclose to any third-party the information provided. All financial and billing information that we collect through the Site is used solely to check the qualifications of prospective customers and to bill for Services. This billing information is not used by IP Communications, LLC. for marketing or promotional purposes. IP Communications, LLC. uses a third-party intermediary to manage the credit card processing. This intermediary is solely a link in the distribution chain, and is not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided, except for the sole purpose of credit card processing. Other third parties, such as content providers, may provide content on the web Site but they are not permitted to collect any information nor does IP Communications, LLC. share any user information with these parties.
Customers will be using the Services to host data and information ("Data"). IP Communications, LLC. will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any Data except as provided in the Terms of Service, or as may be required by law. IP Communications, LLC. does not claim ownership of any of the Data, including any text, data, information, images, photographs, music, sound, video, or other material, that is uploaded, displayed or stored as part of the customer’s Data. Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or suspected violation of the Terms of Service, or as may be required by law. Of course, customers are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of their user registration and password.
IP Communications, LLC. may also collect certain information from visitors to and customers of the Site, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our Site in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers and provide such information to third parties.
When you interact with the IP Communications, LLC. Web site we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to our Web site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether customers and visitors have visited the Site previously.
Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to IP Communications, LLC., either by responding to a promotional offer, opening an account, or signing up for a FreeDID, you remain anonymous to IP Communications, LLC.. Cookies come in two flavors: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you've closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser.
IP Communications, LLC. uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in. This information allows IP Communications, LLC. to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you've logged in and are required in order to use the IP Communications, LLC. application. IP Communications, LLC. uses persistent cookies, that only IP Communications, LLC. can read and use, to identify the fact that you are a IP Communications, LLC. customer or prior IP Communications, LLC. Web site visitor (whatever the case may be). We are especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, we do not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. Users who disable their Web browsers' ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Web site but will not be able to successfully use our service.
The Site contains links to other web sites. IP Communications, LLC. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Customers and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Data under our control. When our Site is accessed using Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.0 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that Data is safe, secure, and available only to you. IP Communications, LLC. also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, and hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, IP Communications, LLC. provides unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of Data.