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NetworkDefend.com Privacy Policy

Your privacy and the safety of your data is important to us. This Privacy Policy document describes the types of information that is or may be collected, used or shared by NetworkDefend.com when you visit the site.

Our privacy policy is plain and simple. NetworkDefend.com collects NO personal information like names or addresses when you visit our website. If you choose to provide that information to us it is only used to fulfill your request for information. We do not share your information with any other affiliation or partner. We will never sell your information to anyone for any reason.

If you have any additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy or about how we handle user data and personal information, or wish to withdraw your consent for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please feel free to contact us.

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Definitions

NetworkDefend.com is operated by Network Defend, LLC operating in the Northern Colorado and the Puget Sound Washington State areas of the United States.  (referred to as "I", "Me", "Our", "Us" or "We"). As a customer of this service you're a "Client", "Customer", "User", "Visitor" or "You" according to this agreement. The Website or any services offered by us will be referred to as "Site", "Website" or "Service". External services or integrations will be referred to as Applications "External Provider" or "External Service".

Data we collect

When you browse, read pages or download information on NetworkDefend.com websites, by default we collect some technical information when you visit. This information never personally identifies who you are unless you have a static IP address. The information we collect and how we handle that information is listed below:

  • The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website.

  • The type of browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Netscape, Opera) and operating system (Windows, Mac OS, Unix, Linux etc.) used to access our site.

  • The date and time you access our site.

  • The pages you visit.

  • If you linked to the this website from another website, the address of that website. (sometimes called a referring page).

This information is only stored for 30 days, then is purged from the system. From this data we learn about the number of visitors to our site, calculate when daily peak usage occurs, determine which pages are most useful to the majority of visitors, and check to make sure we stay compatible with the browsing technology used by visitors. We never collate, keep or track information about specific individuals visits to this site by IP address.

Sharing your Personal Information

We don't collect, share, sell, trade or rent any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

We may collect and use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service, customize your experience and analyze use of the Service. This Privacy Policy does not limit our use or disclosure of collected Non-Personal Information. We reserve the right to collect, use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our sole discretion.

Cookies and Beacons

Some websites create special pieces of information stored by your browser known as cookies. Some cookies store a unique persistent identifier so that those web servers can recognize your computer when you visit them again in the future.

With the exception of our News Blog page, the majority of NetworkDefend.com does not use persistent cookies, we generally use non-persistent cookies or "per-session cookies." These per-session cookies do not collect or store personal information about users and they are erased or expired automatically by your browser as soon as you leave our website. If you prefer, you may safely block cookies on the NetworkDefend.com website without degrading most of the functionality of the site.

Our blog page uses persistent cookies if you register as a user to enable comments. If you choose to allow that cookie, our site will remember your login and allow comments to be posted. You may also choose to block or delete cookies from our site on your system as long as you remember your site password with you return and want to comment on an article.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area.

If you are a European resident, we are Data Controller of your data and you have the right to know how your personal information is processed, what we collected about you and to ask that this data to be corrected, updated, or deleted. Additionally, please note that your information may be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States. Please contact us if you have any questions about your GDPR rights. For more information or complaints please contact your local data protection authority.

Data Retention

We retain collected aggregated Non-Personal Information site traffic logging information from this website for 30 days, after which it is automatically deleted.

Email Communication

We may communicate with you by email or telephone in response to your inquiries or send you service-related announcements based on Personal Information you provide to us.

If you choose to provide us with personal information -- by calling or sending an email -- we use that information to respond to your message and to help us deliver the services and / or information you request. We will never share the information you give us with any other agency, affiliation or partner company. We will never sell your information to any third party marketing firm.

Links To Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites or services that are not operated by us. If you follow a link to any of these websites please note that these websites have their own privacy policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or practices. Please review the Privacy Policy of every website you visit before you submit any Personal Information to any of these websites.

Changes

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at anytime without prior notice. We will post policy changes on this page so please review this document each time before you provide us with any personal information. This Policy is effective as of 2022/04/30. Your continued use of the Website after seven (7) days of any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy. We suggest that you check this Privacy Policy periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.