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hal Systems Corporation is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement only applies to halFILE.com; it does not apply to other online or offline hal Systems sites, products or services. Please read the complete halFILE.com privacy statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are requesting information on halFILE products, registering for a HUG Conference or other hal Systems seminar/conference. Personal information collected by halFILE.com often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.

halFILE.com also collects information about which pages our customers visit within halFILE.com. This site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information.

 

Use of your Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
To deliver services, such as newsletters, product information, events, training or software, that you request.
To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from hal Systems Corporation, if you so request.
To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.

We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of Microsoft.com, with your approval, we will combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, we will not provide you the personalized service and won't merge your personal information with site-visitation data.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Microsoft may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Microsoft or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Microsoft and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Microsoft employees, users of Microsoft products or services, or members of the public.

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which hal Systems Corporation or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. hal Systems Corporation abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

hal Systems Corporation will not share or sell your information to outside parties without your consent.





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