Information We Collect
When you use OSM Worldwide online services, we may collect certain information relating to that use, some of which may be personal information. Examples of personal information include your legal name, address, telephone number, postal address, email address, subscriber name or screen name, and password used to access OSM Worldwide online services. In addition, we may automatically collect and/or track the home server domain names, email addresses, type of client computer, type of web browser of visitors to our website, the email addresses of visitors that communicate with us via email, information knowingly provided by the visitor in contact forms, surveys, and contest entries, and aggregate or specific information on what pages visitors access.
Our Use of Personal Information
We may use your personal information for (i) marketing and promotional purposes; (ii) feedback purposes; (iii) statistical analysis of visitors’ behavior; (iv) product development or enhancement; (v) content improvement; or (vi) customization of content and layout of OSM Worldwide online services. Names, postal and email addresses, and phone numbers collected may be added to our databases and used for future contact regarding new products and services, upcoming events, status of orders placed online, and customer service.
Sharing Personal Information in Connection with OSM Worldwide Online Services
To provide OSM Worldwide online services, we may share some of your personal information with other entities who perform services for OSM Worldwide. We may share your personal information with service vendors who are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to support and/or facilitate our customer transactions. We may also share some of your personal information as otherwise permitted or required by law or as authorized by you.
Updating and Correcting Your Personal Information
Keeping your information accurate and up to date is very important. If your personal or account information is incomplete, inaccurate or not current, please contact OSM Worldwide at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies and Similar Technology
When you access OSM Worldwide online services, we, or third parties we hire to track how our website is used, may place small data files called “cookies” on your browser or other access device. Cookies are pieces of data stored on your device and are assigned by a web server to the browser on your device. When you return to a site you have visited before, your browser gives this data back to the server. These may be used so that we can better serve visitors when they purchase a product on our website, request additional information about our company, products or services, or participate in various activities posted on our site.
A “session cookie” may be sent to your computer or other access device when you log in to OSM Worldwide online services. This type of cookie recognizes you if you visit multiple pages on a site during the same session, so that you do not need to be prompted for your password on each page. Once you log out or close your browser, this cookie expires and no longer has any effect. “Persistent” or longer-lasting cookies can be used for other purposes, such as to record user experience preferences when you use a website and to inform you about OSM Worldwide products and services during and after your visit to OSM Worldwide online services. These cookies do not expire once you log out or close your browser. Although cookies are stored on the visitor’s hard drive and not stored, in any form, by us, the visitor can set his or her browser to provide notice whenever a cookie is received, which gives the visitor the opportunity to decide whether to accept it or not. You are also free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but doing so may interfere with your use of OSM Worldwide online services.
We and our third party service providers may also use technologies similar to cookies to track your interaction with OSM Worldwide online services. Some of these technologies include web beacons, clickstream software, pixels, tags and Flash objects. Certain email communications you may receive from us, if you sign up for our email distribution service, may contain web beacons, which may not be visible as the beacon is generally a 1×1 pixel that is often designed to blend into the background of a Web page. We use may use beacons to monitor the effectiveness of ad banners in our email distributions. Certain OSM Worldwide online services website pages may have clickstream software installed which provides us with information about which pages the visitors came from, what navigational paths they took, and which areas of the site they visited. As with cookies, you are free to decline such technologies if your browser permits. You should refer to your browser’s instructions to remove cached history and images from your device. Deleting or disabling cookies will not remove Flash objects. You should refer to Adobe’s website (http://www.adobe.com) for more information on how to disable these objects.
OSM Worldwide and the third parties who may assist in operating OSM Worldwide online services do not respond differently or limit their practices under the terms of this policy when you access those online services with a browser that uses a do not track signal or similar mechanism.
Storage and Protection of Personal Information
We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards that are designed to protect the privacy and security of personal information. In order to help secure personal information collected from you as an OSM Worldwide online services user, all of your personal information is stored in computers at a 24-hour guarded facility behind a secure, multi-layer firewall that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of OSM Worldwide. However, the internet is not a fully secure environment, and we cannot ensure or warranty the security of any information transmitted to or generated by OSM Worldwide in connection with OSM Worldwide online services. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our administrative, technical, and physical, or other operational, safeguards. You play a critical role in protecting your information by maintaining up-to-date computer security protections. Steps you take to ensure the security of your computer, computer passwords, or other personal identifier authentication mechanisms are key components of the protection of your personal information. You agree that you are responsible for any additional verification procedures and security you deem necessary.
It is our policy not to email you or send you electronic communications to request non-public personal information or account information (such as a username or password). If you receive an unsolicited email or other electronic communication that appears to be from OSM Worldwide but you suspect may be from another source and might be fraudulent, please email us at email@example.com.
Personal Information on Children
We respect the privacy of children and encourage all parents to supervise their children’s computer usage. We do not intend to invite children to visit OSM Worldwide online services and we do not knowingly collect or retain personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). For more information on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), please visit the Federal Trade Commission website at www.ftc.gov.
Notice to Persons Accessing the OSM Worldwide Site Outside the United States
If you access the OSM Worldwide online services outside the United States, any information you provide to us through the OSM Worldwide online services will be transferred out of that jurisdiction and into the United States. If you do not want your personally identifiable information to leave that jurisdiction, do not provide the information to us. By providing personally identifiable information to us, you explicitly consent to the transfer of your information to the United States.
Contacting Us About Privacy Questions