Certicom respects your right to privacy and, being in the security business, understands the inherent privacy risks involved in using the Internet. For this reason, we believe that you, our customer, have the right to know how we collect and use information from our web site.

General Use of Your Information

  • When you enter a contest or other promotional event or include yourself on our newsletter mailing list, we will ask you for identifying and contact information;
  • If you request product or company information, we will ask you for identifying and contact information necessary to complete the request;
  • We may also use your information to contact you regarding new products/services, special offers, or selectively send you communications that we believe may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise;
  • Certicom may also use your information for our internal purpose such as to verify compliance with an executed license or service agreement, to track usage of other applications available online;
  • Through our hosting company, Certicom monitors and collects anonymous, aggregated web page usage and access statistics. We use these to improve the navigation and content on our website.

Who We Share it With
Certicom will not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to any third parties.
We may, however, share your personally identifiable information with Certicom business partners who may be working with Certicom. For example, Certicom may provide information to outside service providers or vendors to indirectly service you. Such vendors may help to effect a licensing transaction by confirming the receipt of an electronic delivery. We may also provide information to selected business partners so that they may inform you of products or services that may be of interest to you or your business.

Additionally, Certicom may use personal account information and collected data to generate statistics and aggregate reports for internal use. These statistics and aggregate reports will not contain any personally identifiable information. Your identity is kept anonymous.

Lastly, Certicom may disclose information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to protect the rights, safety, or property of users, the public, Certicom, or our Web site suppliers or to conform to legal or regulatory requirements.

Does Certicom Use Cookies?
Certicom may use cookies from time to time. A cookie is a unique text file that a Web site can send to your software. Cookies are small bites of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Certicom cookies allow us to recognize each returning customer and their relevant information so that you do not need to input the same information more than once. We do not place any personally identifiable information in your cookies. In addition, cookies are not used to access information entered on the secure server. This information can only be accessed when you enter your name and password.

If you do not want Certicom to deploy cookies in your browser, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a Web site tries to put a cookie in your browser software. However, rejecting cookies may affect your ability to use of some of the products and/or services at our Web site.

Security, Protection of Your Information
We take all reasonable measures to protect customer data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction.

Your consent
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Certicom. In addition, since Certicom operates globally, we provide company information to our worldwide offices.

The personal information that you have provided to us may be transferred to other Certicom offices around the world. For those of you visiting us from the European Economic Area please note that the personal data you enter will be transferred outside the European Economic Area for use by Certicom and its affiliates for any of the purposes described above. By using our Web site and providing us with your personal data, you consent to Certicom's use and transfer of your information.

Certicom may also provide links to companies with whom we have a relationship. Certicom is not responsible for the privacy practices of these companies. We encourage you to read their privacy statements, as they may differ from ours.

Policy Updates and Feedback
From time to time, Certicom may change these privacy policies. If we decide to change our privacy practices, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always kept informed of our latest privacy practices.

Our continued goal is to respect your privacy. To help us improve our privacy policies, we welcome your comments and questions.

Removal Instructions
To ensure your email address is not used for any purpose for which you do not want it to be used, please send an email to info@certicom.com to add your contact information to our Do Not Disturb list.

To remove yourself from any Certicom mailing list at any time, please email info@certicom.com with a copy of the email you received, and any email address you believe may be on file with Certicom. We will confirm the removal of your name from our lists with you.