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equinux Privacy Policy
Securing Your Personal Information

Guaranteeing our customers' privacy is very important to equinux, and we have taken great measures to ensure the safety of our customers.

Outlined below is equinux's Privacy Policy, which covers the registration and use of personal information that may be collected by equinux anytime you interact with us, e.g. by visiting our website, by purchasing equinux products or by contacting our sales or support team.

1. Reasons for collection of information and registration
1.1 We need to register your personal information to fully complete your orders and deliver a high level of customer service for you. This allows us to provide you with convenient access to our products and services. Your personal information also helps us keep you updated with our latest product news, special offers and new releases.
1.2 In connection with your access data that may allow identification is saved on our servers for security reasons only (e.g. IP-address, date, time and visited sites). Data is not used for personal utilization. Statistical evaluation of anonymous datasets is reserved. Data saving takes place due to data security, to assure stability and safety of our system.

2. equinux ID
2.1 For specific programs and services equinux requires creation of an equinux ID to allow you to easily administrate your equinux software products and services. Furthermore the equinx ID is needed to provide you with quick and smooth support, when needed.
2.2 You're able to change your equinux ID anytime. In case you don't like the ID any longer, we can delete it. Therefore please contact us: www.equinux.com/support

3. Information collected
3.1 In order to process orders we require all relevant personal information, such as your name, address, email address, and information concerning the payment method you have chosen.
This allows you to conveniently manage your licenses, because your license information is already safely stored in our database.
3.2 To access your licenses, you can use the "equinux ID" created during your order. This convenient service saves you time and allows you navigate through our website with ease. Once you have; created an equinux ID, you can use it for subsequent orders to avoid having to re-enter your personal information again.
3.3 In addition, all updated information associated with your equinux ID will be available for all of your transactions with equinux globally.
3.4 All information collected helps us to ensure the best possible customer service for you, keep you updated with equinux news and provide you with the appropriate support.

4. Reasons for information disclosure
4.1 equinux takes your privacy very seriously.
4.2 equinux does not sell, rent, loan, or lease your contact information to others, unless we have your specific permission to do so or we are required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information. We may also find it necessary to disclose information about you if we determine that it is an issue concerning national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.

External service providers that process personal information for us are required to adhere to strict contractual obligations and are therefore not considered to be third parties. These service providers are only permitted to use data for the purposes for which we employ them.

5. Integrity of your personal information
5.1 Unauthorized users cannot access any sensitive information that is stated in the online order process. The data that is registered in the online order form, such as credit card number, is encrypted while transmitted over the Internet. The information is kept safe by physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to ensure the privacy of our customers.
5.2 equinux has safeguards in place to keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up to date for the purposes for which it is used. Naturally, you always have the right to access your equinux ID and correct the personal information you have provided.

6. Cookies
6.1 Cookies are text files stored on the hard drive of a PC after visiting a website. These text files enable a customized user experience and allow equinux to get an understanding of the most visited areas of our website, as well as provide feedback for promotional activities. Cookies contain information about web pages, but they are not linked to any private information; such as your name, email address or credit card number.
6.2 If you do not want to allow cookies, please disable them on your computer. Please note that certain features of the equinux website will not be available once cookies are disabled.

7. Use of Facebook Social Plugins
7.1 Our website uses social plugins provided by the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alta, CA 94304 USA ("Facebook").
7.2 The plugins are indicated by the Facebook logo or by the "Facebook Social Plugin" description.
When you visit a website that uses Facebook plugins, a connection is established between your browser and Facebook servers. The plugin's content is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and displayed on our website.
The plugin integration allows Facebook to receive any information that you have opened on our website. If you are logged in to Facebook, they will be able to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account. If you interact with the Facebook plugin, e.g. by clicking the "Like" button or leaving a comment, that information will be transmitted to Facebook and stored there.
7.3 For more information on how your data is processed and stored by Facebook, as well as details of their privacy settings and options, please visit Facebook's privacy page (http://www.facebook.com/policy.php).
7.4 If you do not want Facebook to store data related to your visit, please log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

8. Use of Google's "+1"-Button
8.1 Our website uses the "+1" Button provided by social network Google, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043. This Button is indicated by a "+1".
8.2 The "+1" Button is a token for "this is pretty cool" or "take a look at". The Button is not used for tracking your web visits.
8.3 When you visit one of our websites which contains the "+1" Button, the Button is transmitted directly from Google's servers to your browser and displayed on our website. Our website's page you visit will automatically be transmitted to the Google server. By clicking to a +1 Button Google does not permanently log your browser history, rather for a period of up to two weeks.
8.4 Google stores data related to your visit for the period above for maintenance and trouble-shooting purposes. Data is not patterned to individual profiles, user names or URLs. Information is not accessable to website publishers or advertisers. Use of this information serves for maintenance and trouble-shooting of Google's internal systems only. Your visit of a website containing a +1 Button will not be evaluated by Google in any other way.
8.5 No further evaluation of your visit to our website containing a "+1" Button will take place.
8.6 Placing of a +1 happens publicly, i.e. everybody carrying out a Google search or calling web content, which has been rated by you with a +1, is able to see that you rated this content with a +1. Please keep this in mind, only rate something with a +1, in case you are absolutely sure that you like to share this rating with the whole world.
8.7 Clicking to the +1 Button serves as a reference to other users in Google's search results. You can publically communicate that you like our webseite, that our webseite has your acceptance or that you can recommend our webseite. If you are registered and logged in to the Google+, the +1 Button turns into blue by clicking on it. Besides the +1 is added to the +1 tab in your Google profile. At this tab you can administer and decide about your +1, whether you want to have your +1 tab public.
To save your +1 rating and make it publicly accessible Google tracks information on your profile concerning the URL rated by you, your IP address and other browser based information. In case you recall your +1 rating, this information will be deleted. All +1 ratings of yours are listed at the +1 tab at your profile.
8.8 For more information on how your data is processed and stored by Goolge and on the use of the +1 Button, please visit the following website: https://www.google.com/intl/us/+/policy/+1button.html

9. Third party websites
The equinux website provides links to other websites, we do not review these sites and therefore this Privacy Policy does not apply to third party websites. Please read their Privacy Policy before submitting any private information.

10. Privacy questions
10.1 If you do not want us to keep you up to date with equinux news, you are free to contact us at any time and have your e-mail address removed from our mailing list.
10.2 equinux may update its Privacy Policy from time to time. In case of changes the updated Privacy Policy will be posted on our website. Therefore, please keep yourself up to date by periodically visiting our website.
10.3 equinux does not target any information towards children.
10.4 If you have any comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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