Alcatraz is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Alcatraz website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Alcatraz website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Alcatraz collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. Alcatraz also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Alcatraz. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by Alcatraz for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Alcatraz website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Alcatraz public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Alcatraz does not read any of your private online communications.
Alcatraz encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Alcatraz so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. Alcatraz is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Alcatraz and Alcatraz family of websites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Alcatraz has a legitimate interest in processing your personal information. This interested is justified in the sections below:
Alcatraz collects and uses your personal information to operate the Alcatraz website and deliver the services you have requested. Alcatraz also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Alcatraz and its affiliates. Alcatraz may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Alcatraz does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. Alcatraz may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Alcatraz may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Alcatraz, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Alcatraz does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Alcatraz keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Alcatraz in order to determine what Alcatraz services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Alcatraz to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Alcatraz websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 Alcatraz or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Alcatraz; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Alcatraz, or the public.
The Alcatraz website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Alcatraz pages, or register with Alcatraz site or services, a cookie helps Alcatraz to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Alcatraz website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Alcatraz features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Alcatraz services or websites you visit.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Alcatraz secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Alcatraz secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
In order to protect our customers and company assets, information and systems, Alcatraz has achieved ISO 27001 certification, for more information visit our press release.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Alcatraz will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Alcatraz encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Alcatraz is protecting your information.
INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY LAWS
Alcatraz is a US company and primarily operates in the United States, however international customers who reside in the EU should be aware that the company complies with EU privacy legislations such as GDPR and has successfully passed a GDPR compliance audit.
We kindly ask you to fill in our Consent Request Form in order to process your personal data for the purposes defined in this document.
In case you would like to exercise your privacy rights as a EU data subject please use our Data Subject Request Form.
Alcatraz welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Alcatraz has not adhered to this Statement or you have any privacy or data protection inquiry, please contact us here. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND ALCATRAZ
The Alcatraz website is comprised of various web pages operated by Alcatraz. The Alcatraz website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Alcatraz website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Alcatraz reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Alcatraz website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Alcatraz website.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Alcatraz website may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Alcatraz and Alcatraz is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Alcatraz is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Alcatraz is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Alcatraz of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the Alcatraz website, you warrant to Alcatraz that you will not use the Alcatraz website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Alcatraz website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Alcatraz website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Alcatraz website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Alcatraz websites.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The Alcatraz website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal webpages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
• Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
• Publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material, or information.
• Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
• Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
• Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
• Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or chain letters.
• Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
• Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal, or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
• Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
• Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent.
• Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Alcatraz has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Alcatraz reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Alcatraz reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Alcatraz reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Alcatraz's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Alcatraz does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Alcatraz specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Alcatraz spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Alcatraz.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction, and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO ALCATRAZ OR POSTED AT ANY ALCATRAZ WEBSITE
Alcatraz does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Alcatraz (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input, or submit to any Alcatraz website or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission, you are granting Alcatraz, its affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Alcatraz is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Alcatraz's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the Submissions.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE ALCATRAZ WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. ALCATRAZ AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE ALCATRAZ WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE ALCATRAZ WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
ALCATRAZ AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE ALCATRAZ WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. ALCATRAZ AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Alcatraz reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Alcatraz website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. GENERAL To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in San Mateo County, California, U.S.A., in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Alcatraz website. Use of the Alcatraz website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Alcatraz as a result of this agreement or use of the Alcatraz website. Alcatraz's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Alcatraz's right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Alcatraz website or information provided to or gathered by Alcatraz with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Alcatraz with respect to the Alcatraz website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Alcatraz with respect to the Alcatraz website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:
All contents of the Alcatraz website are: Copyright 2021 by Alcatraz. All rights reserved.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people, and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to the Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.