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Privacy Policy

SCAN-ASSOCIATES is committed to maintaining the privacy of Users' information. Questions about this policy should be directed to corpcomm@scan-associates.net.

In the normal operation of our service, we collect, and in some cases, disclose information about you. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect about you and what may happen to that information. Although this policy may seem somewhat lengthy, we believe it is beneficial to you to know as much as possible about our practices. The privacy practices of this policy apply to the www.scan-associates.net site. By accepting the Terms of Service, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personally identified information.

Our Disclosure of Your Information

In the current regulatory environment, we, unfortunately, cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described by this Policy. For example, we may be required to disclose information to the government, or other third party. Similarly, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Further, you authorize us to release appropriate information to law enforcement officials when we, in our sole discretion, believe it necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity.

Our general policy is that we do not sell or rent personally identifiable information about you to any third party. The following describes some ways that personally identifiable information may be disclosed. Marketing and Promotional We do aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose such information in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. We do not however disclose information that could be used to personally identify you. Certain information. e.g. password, bank account information, etc., are not disclosed at all.

Co-Branded Services - We may from time to time, partner with a company to provide co-branded services. In those instances, we will provide some of your personally identifiable information to the other company. You can avoid these disclosures by choosing not to use those companies' services. We do not control the privacy practices of these other companies and you should evaluate their practices before using their services. Legal Requests We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries and other third parties to enforce laws, intellectual property, and other rights. Therefore, intellectual property rights owners, local, state, federal, and international law enforcement can request and may receive your personally identifiable information.

Your Use of Other Users' Information

We allow you to access some information about other users to facilitate the services.

Your use of such information is licensed for communications relating to our services, but not unsolicited commercial messages. If you create a database, you must give users an opportunity to remove themselves from your database and a chance to review what information you have collected about them. You may not provide information about users to third parties without our consent and the consent of the users.

We do not tolerate unsolicited commercial, or bulk, electronic mails, e.g. spam. Therefore, without any limitations on the foregoing, you may not add users to a mail list (e-mail or physical) without their express consent.

Cookies

SCAN-ASSOCIATES uses a feature of your Internet Web browser called a cookie to assign a unique identification to your computer. Cookies are files that your Web browser places on your computers hard drive. These cookies are used to tell us whether you have visited SCAN-ASSOCIATES before and to help us determine if you came to from a particular Internet link. This information is then used to improve the Site and our service. SCAN-ASSOCIATES does not use cookies to retrieve personal information from your computer unless you knowingly and willingly provide such information.

Other Information Collectors

Except as otherwise provided, this policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information that we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your information to other parties, or other sites throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to their use of personal information you disclose to them. Since we do not control the privacy policies of third parties, you will be subject to their policies. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Links - The Site may include links to other web sites (the "Linked Sites"). SCAN-ASSOCIATES will not share personally identifiable information about Users with the operators of such Linked Sites, but may provide aggregate information regarding Users to such operators. SCAN-ASSOCIATES is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the Linked Sites and hereby expressly disclaims all responsibility and liability, which may arise therefrom.

Security

SCAN-ASSOCIATES uses industry standard security enhanced systems in order to prevent third party access to your User information. Although we employ efforts to maintain the privacy of your User Information, we cannot guarantee that your User information will not be intercepted by a third party's illegal efforts to intercept it.

We also have put in place privacy protection control systems designed to ensure that your personal data remain safe and private. Each and every SCAN-ASSOCIATES employee must abide by SCAN-ASSOCIATES's privacy and confidentiality policies. Only authorized SCAN-ASSOCIATES employees are permitted to have access to your personal information and such access is limited by need. In addition, any company with which we contract to be our agent in conducting our business is required to adhere to confidentiality agreements to ensure that your information remains safe and secure. All SCAN-ASSOCIATES employees are required to acknowledge that they understand and will comply with this privacy policy. Employees who violate our privacy policies are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. We strongly encourage our content, commerce and advertising partners to post clearly their own privacy policies and to have privacy control systems in place to protect your personal information. Be sure to review their privacy policies and contact them directly if you have any questions.

Recommendations

Recommendations are generated solely based on the end-user and/or client's rating preferences and the preferences of other end-users and/or clients, hence are not generated by us or any of our advertisers.

Your Password

It is the User's responsibility to maintain the privacy of his/her SCAN-ASSOCIATES ID and Password, as such will provide access to the User information you have submitted. Please keep your SCAN-ASSOCIATES ID and Password in a safe place.

Incorporation by Reference

This Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into the SCAN-ASSOCIATES Terms of Service.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding our use of your information, our security systems, or this Privacy Policy, please contact corpcomm@scan-associates.net.