CygnusIO, LLC. Privacy Statement
This privacy statement is applicable to CygnusIO.net.
CygnusIO does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals
except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a
voluntary basis. For example, such personally identifiable information may be
gathered from a request for more information. Personally identifiable
information on individual users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to
unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of
collection. At such points of collection, the user will have the opportunity to
indicate whether he or she would like to "opt out" of receiving promotional
and/or marketing information about other products, services and offerings
from CygnusIO and/or any third parties. If there is no indication of the option to
'opt out', then it is assumed that information on individual users will not be
sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties.
CygnusIO reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and
characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of
the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number
of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners.
CygnusIO will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties.
Also, users should be aware that CygnusIO may sometimes permit third parties
to offer subscription and/or registration-based services through a CygnusIO site.
CygnusIO is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties and
providing personally identifiable information.
Users also should be aware that non-personal information and data may be
automatically collected through the standard operation of CygnusIO's internet
servers or through the use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small text files a web
site can use to recognize repeat users, facilitate the user's ongoing access to
and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile
aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted
advertising. Cookies are not programs that come onto a user's system and
damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the
user that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Users should be aware
advertisers or third parties hosting data for CygnusIO. If a user does not want
in most browsers that allows the user to deny or accept the cookie feature;
however, users should note that cookies may be necessary to provide the
user with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available
on the CygnusIO Site. At the current time no cookies are utilized by the CygnusIO web site.
Upon request, CygnusIO will allow any user to "opt out" of further promotional
contacts at any time. Additionally upon request, CygnusIO will use reasonable
efforts to allow users to update/correct personal information previously
submitted which the user states is erroneous to the extent such activities will
not compromise privacy or security interests. Also, upon a user's request,
CygnusIO will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally delete the user
and his or her personal information from its database; however, it may be
impossible to delete a user's entry without some residual information because
of backups and records of deletions.
The foregoing policies are effective as of June 1, 2001. CygnusIO reserves
the right to change this policy at any time. Changes in this policy will be
reflected in this privacy statement prior to taking effect. This statement
and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any
contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.