DSA Privacy Statements
Generally, you can browse anonymously through our websites without providing any information about yourself. When we do need your personal information to provide services that you request, this policy governs our use of your personal data.
Collection of Information
Collection of Non-Personal Information
"Non-personal information" is data about usage and service operation that is not associated with a specific personal identity. DSA collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use our websites.
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through our websites, read pages, or download content, we will gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We will automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com") and the IP address (a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site.
- The date and time you access our site.
- The pages you visit
- If you linked to our website from another website, the address of the website that sent you to us.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.
Collection of Personal Information
Personal Information" is data associated with your name or identity. DSA uses personal information to order and ship products that you request, to understand your needs and interests, and to provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your customer relationship with us."
If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending us an e-mail or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it through our website, we will use that information to respond to your message with the information that you request. If you submit your resume through our corporate website, we use your personal information only in considering your application for employment.
On certain DSA websites, you can order products or services, request information, subscribe to marketing or support materials, register yourself, or apply for employment with us. The types of personal information you provide to us may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs and passwords, billing and transaction information, credit card information, contact preferences, educational and employment background, and job interest data.
We take the trust you place in us seriously. DSA will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others
Cookies and Tracking Technology
Like many websites, DSA uses "cookies." A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. When you first connect to our site, the cookie identifies your browser with a unique random number. A cookie can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser although you may not be able to take full advantage of DSA’s websites should you do so.
Use of Information
How We Use Information Collected
DSA does not share personal information collected on the site beyond internal operations and sales teams. We use personal information to contact you based upon the information you provide. We obtain personal information only if you provide it to us for the purpose of requesting contact from DSA.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
DSA will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to others. DSA will not share your personal information with third parties. DSA shares customer information across DSA owned subsidiaries and companies working on our behalf but only as described above in "How We Use Information Collected" .
DSA stores your personal information in controlled servers with limited access. We never share your personal information outside DSA. We will only send your personal information to other companies or individuals under the following circumstances:
- When we are required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances to protect personal safety, the public, or our website. This includes, but is not limited to, emails and other documents sent to our attention.
Security of your personal information
DSA is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, DSA has appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard the information we collect.
We store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access, located in controlled facilities. While we strive to protect your personal information, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.
Children and Privacy
DSA is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. Our websites do not target and are not intended to attract children under the age of 13. DSA does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 nor do we send them requests for personal information.
Links to Third Party Websites
Questions or suggestions
We value your opinions. If you have questions or concerns about our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.