Cognitive Networks is Committed to Protecting Your Privacy
Collection of Your Personal Information
We also collect “Anonymous Information” such as your IP address, your ZIP code, the hardware and firmware version of your devices connected to the Cognitive service and the Cognitive services you visit. Anonymous Information also includes information about the products you request or purchase, the presence of other devices connected to your local network, and the number of users and frequency of use of devices and services. Cognitive may also collect specific viewing information, such as the identity of your broadcast, cable, or satellite television provider, the television programs and commercials you view (including time, date, channel, and whether you view them live or time-shifted), and whether you click on any advertisements. We also collect Anonymous Information regarding customer activities on our websites. Some Anonymous Information may be associated with Personal Information.
We collect your information from you in the following ways:
Registration. When you register to become a user of our service, you provide us with Personal Information to create your account and create your profile. If you decide not to share certain information, you may not receive the full benefit of being a Cognitive user or have access to all of the features and functionality of the Cognitive service.
Site Usage. When you visit our site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This information may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to our site and information you search for on our site. We may also collect information about the fact that you use certain features and functionality of our service and your responses to our surveys and research initiatives.
Cookies. Like most websites, we use “cookies” and web log files to collect information to track site usage and trends, to improve our service, to deliver a customized experience. A cookie is a small data file that resides in the memory of your computer, mobile phone or other device and enables us to recognize you when you return to our site or log into our service. We may use “persistent cookies” to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the site. We may also use “session ID cookies”, which expire after a short period of time or when you close your browser. Session ID cookies are used to identify a particular visit and are used to enable certain features of the site or service, to better understand how you interact with the site and service, and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the site. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the site, receive the full benefit of being a Cognitive user or have access to all of the features and functionality of the Cognitive service.
Use of Your Information
Cognitive Communications. Cognitive may use your Personal Information to communicate with you through email and text messages and notices posted at the Cognitive site or your Cognitive account. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive any such communications, please follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in any of the communications sent to you, or update your “account settings” information.
Improvements and Customization. We may also use the information provided by you or obtained through your use of our site or service to improve our site, services, features and content, to customize your user experience, and to better understand your needs and interests.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
Service Providers, Business Partners and Others. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform site-related services (including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing, and improvement of the site’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how our site and service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf and are bound by confidentiality agreements limits the use of your Personal Information.
Business Transfers. Cognitive may sell, transfer or otherwise share your information to a third party in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy of Cognitive and you agree that any such third party will have the right to continue to use your Personal Information and other information that you provide to us or which we obtain through your use of the service.
Accessing Your Information
You may access, review, revise, correct, or delete the Personal Information provided in your registration or account profile by changing your “account settings.” If you update any of your information, we may keep a copy of the information that you originally provided to us in our archives for uses documented in this policy.
Security of Your Personal Information
Although Cognitive uses industry standard security measures, the Internet is not a 100% secure environment and Cognitive cannot, and does not, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or store using the Cognitive service. There is no guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of Cognitive’s physical, technical or managerial safeguards and we are not responsible for third party circumvention of your privacy settings or Cognitive’s security measures. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information and for controlling access to your Cognitive account.
Policy with Respect to Children
Children are not eligible to use our service and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us or use the service. This Site is not directed to children under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at email@example.com. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.
We comply with the EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework as established by the US Department of Commerce. By becoming a user, you have given us your express and informed consent to transfer the data that you provide to us to the United States and to process it in the United States.