Gathering and Use of Information: Advent Software, Inc. collects information voluntarily provided from our clients and potential clients (hereinafter referred to as "you" and "your") through our website, email marketing campaigns, and any other points of personal data gathering. However, we do not require our users to submit personal information to obtain general access to our website. Information that is collected is used to improve our services to you and to better serve your software needs by providing Advent Software, Inc. with valuable information about your interest in our products and services. In addition, the information collected helps us evaluate what types of information might be of interest to you.
While we do share personally identifiable information with our affiliates and business partners, Advent Software, Inc. does not currently provide personal information to any other third party. Should our policy on the use of personal information change, we will post an updated policy on our website.
Email Publications: We may occasionally send you information, news and materials regarding Advent Software, Inc., and its products and services that might be of interest to you. Email publications may include basic technology commonly referred to as a "beacon". The email beacon has two functions. First, it determines whether an email recipient has opened that email, which helps Advent Software, Inc. maximize relevancy of subject lines and content as well as determine readership levels. Second, the beacon determines whether an email recipient is capable of receiving an HTML-based email. This helps us optimize email content and improve the overall communication experience.
If you prefer not to receive email information from us in the future, you can request to be removed from our e-mail lists at any time by 'unsubscribing' in accordance with the instructions on our emails to you.
Collection of Personal Information in Forms: Certain pages of Advent Software, Inc.'s corporate website contain forms that allow you to request information about our services and solutions. In completing a form, you may be required to provide contact information, such as your name, phone number and email address. Please note that any information you submit implies consent for use of the information, and Advent Software, Inc. may use the information from these forms to respond to your request and send you the information you need.
Safe Harbor Compliance (data transfers from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States of America): Advent Software complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Advent Software has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Advent Software’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/
The U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed to a data protection framework called the “U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework” that consists of a set of privacy principle documents and related FAQs. The U.S. Department of Commerce and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner of Switzerland have agreed to a similar data protection framework called the “U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework”. The Safe Harbor Frameworks describe how organizations that receive personal data from the European Union and Switzerland should provide information about purpose of collection (Notice), participation (Choice), Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access, and Enforcement. A discussion of these data handling issues can be found at the Commerce Department’s Safe Harbor website at http://export.gov/safeharbor and the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and FAQs of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S. Swiss Safe Harbor Framework are currently are available in full at http://export.gov/safeharbor/eg_main_018237.asp
Communications relating to Advent Software’s Safe Harbor data privacy program, and inquiries concerning the recourse mechanism for unresolved Safe Harbor complaints, can be sent to the company’s Safe Harbor compliance administrator or to the company’s legal department..
Contacts: Safe Harbor compliance administrator: Richard Pugh (415) 645-1025 firstname.lastname@example.org
Advent Software legal department: email@example.com