Metaswitch is a global organization committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
ATT: Privacy, Metaswitch, 100 Church Street, Enfield, EN2 6BQ UK
Tel: +44 20 8366 1177
Fax: +44 20 8363 4478
We may collect and process the following information about you:
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to improve our web based offering. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reasons, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to estimate our user numbers and usage pattern; to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests; to speed up your searches; and to recognise you when you return to our site.
We may on occasion be required to share your information around the world with our offices and any third parties who provide services on our behalf. We have taken steps to ensure that all such entities protect your data adequately. In relation to any other third parties we will only disclose your information where you have given your consent or where we are required to do so by law, or where it is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights. View further information about our offices.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We use information held about you for business purposes such as:
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please let us know by ticking the relevant box situated at the point which we collect your data or contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use up-to-date data storage and security techniques to protect your information from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All our employees and any third parties we engage to process your personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your information.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.
You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.
You may have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccurate information about you corrected. We may charge a small administrative fee for this.