Summit Direct Computers respects your right to privacy, and we want you to be aware of how we collect and handle information on our Web site.
How and what information does this Web site gather?
Summit Direct Computers may collect information from its users in three ways: (a) from Summit Direct Computer Web server logs, (b) with cookies and (c) directly from the user.
a. IP Addresses
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. All computer identification on the Internet is conducted with IP addresses, which allow computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Summit Direct Computers collects IP addresses in order to conduct system administration, report aggregate information to affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, advertisers or partners, and to conduct site analysis. Summit Direct Computers will also use IP addresses to identify any users who threaten Summit Direct Computers service, site, visitors, or clients.
c. Form or E-mail User-Supplied Information
Summit Direct Computers may request users to give contact information such as their name, organization, address, e-mail address, etc. The user's contact information is used to provide the user with the content or service request.
Does Summit Direct Computers send e-mail to site visitors?
At times, we may utilize e-mail for any of these reasons:
§ To respond to a site visitor's e-mail
§ To send information that a visitor has requested
§ To conduct online surveys
§ We may use opt-in e-mail lists to promote Summit Direct Computers or third party products or services
In all of these situations you will be provided with direction on how to opt out of future e-mails of this nature.
Does Summit Direct Computers sell or give my information to other companies?
Summit Direct Computers does not sell nor disclose individually identifiable information obtained online about our visitors to anyone outside of Summit Direct Computers. The only exceptions to this rule are the following:
§ If you specifically authorize Summit Direct Computers to share your information with another company
§ IIf it is required by law
§ Disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of customers, employees or property
Does Summit Direct Computers accommodate links to other sites?
Yes, our site contains links to other Web sites. Summit Direct Computers is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.
How Does Summit Direct Computers protect my personal information?
Summit Direct Computers is committed to protecting the information you give us, so we implement the appropriate safeguards to do so. Any information that you give us is protected and stored in password-protected, limited-access servers. These servers reside behind a corporate firewall that maintains tight controls on any access to the system from both our internal network and the Internet.
Who do I contact if I am concerned about online advertising and privacy?
Please send an e-mail to eSummit@SummitDirect.com who will then address your concern.