Privacy Statement

AvidCast, Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy. We obey all privacy laws and regulations in the US governing the usage and disclosure of personal information. With the exception of uses set forth in this Policy, we will not trade, sell, or disclose your private information to any third party without your expressed consent, nor will we disclose your information to third parties seeking to market their products. We’ve initiated this Privacy Policy to express how AvidCast, Inc. collects and uses information *from customers who utilize the products & services offered by AvidCast ("Customers") *from visitors to our websites, and *from potential customers who have communicated, made contact, or interacted with AvidCast,Inc. in any way ("Visitors") in connection with our online and offline products & services.

Collection of User Information

AvidCast, Inc. collects personally identifiable information, including but not limited to: user name, physical address, email address, telephone number, credit card information and any other personal information received from customers when initiating services in connection with AvidCast, Inc. AvidCast may also collect personal information from visitors in relation to our websites in association with communication/interaction about products, services & transactions with AvidCast, Inc.

AvidCast, Inc. may also collect non-personally identifiable information from customers and visitors regarding usage of our services and/or our website. Non-identifiable information may include: web pages viewed, time spent using services, demographic data, cookies and any other information which does not specifically identify individuals.

A "cookie" is information placed on your computer (by a website) for the sole purpose of facilitating and/or enhancing your interaction with that website. Many websites use cookies, and we may do so for the following reasons:  to customize your visit to our website, to enhance our website, or to make your visit more convenient. In addition to cookies, we may also use clear gifs, web beacons, and third party cookies to improve the performance of our website, to anonymously track usage of our website, or to track the online activity of users who visit our sites. Likewise, we may utilize the same methods in our HTML-based emails to track the usage of such emails in the same manner.

You can restrict the placement of cookies on your computer, including third party cookies, or you can delete them entirely from your browser cache by adjusting your web browser preferences.  Should you decide to do so, you can still access our web site, but it may interfere or limit its functionality.

Anti-Spyware Policy

AvidCast, Inc. believes Spyware is a threat to consumer privacy and to a consumer's experience online. Therefore, all employees, agents, and affiliates are forbidden to intentionally deploy Spyware (as defined in this policy) on behalf of AvidCast. Spyware refers to any executable software installed on a user's personal computer that secretly gathers and transmits personal information without the expressed consent or knowledge of the user. Cookies and web beacons are not considered Spyware. Intentional use of Spyware will not be tolerated and will be considered grounds for dismissal, contract termination, and/or loss of privileges.

Use of Information

AvidCast, Inc. may use personal information to market products & services to our customers and visitors that we feel:  1. may be of interest to them, 2. to provide products & services visitors and customers have requested, and 3. to enable our vendors/contractors to assist us in marketing our products & services to customers and visitors. Your credit card information will not be shared with third parties unless they are specifically involved in processing payments for services that you have purchased from AvidCast, Inc.

AvidCast, Inc. may also disclose personal information to: investigate and/or prevent unlawful activities that threaten the integrity of our service or network, to investigate fraud or violations, to comply with courts or administrative agencies.

Non-personal information may be shared with any number of third parties.

Security

AvidCast, Inc. has deployed several security features in an effort to ensure the privacy of information stored on its network. In addition, we’ve implemented guidelines to ensure privacy is safeguarded at every level in our organization. AvidCast will continue to revise policies and implement security features as new technology becomes available. However, no service can provide a 100% guarantee of security, especially services that rely on public Internet. Therefore, you acknowledge the risk that third parties may still gain unauthorized access to your information when using our services.

Communications

AvidCast, Inc. will not disclose:  private e-mail, conversations, or other communications that are transmitted using AvidCast’s services, except as required to ensure proper operation of services, or, as otherwise authorized by law.

Any personal information you voluntarily include and transmit through public forums (such as chat rooms, blogs, instant messages, etc.) may be viewed and used by anyone with access to public forums. AvidCast is unable to control such usage, therefore we cannot guarantee your information will not be viewed and/or used by third parties.

Account Information

Subject to security requirements, AvidCast, Inc. honors customer requests for account information, for example: name, address, company, and/or billing information. The customer is responsible for ensuring this information is accurate.

Minors Privacy Policy


AvidCast, Inc. prohibits the sale of products &services to minors. AvidCast, Inc. does not knowingly/willingly solicit or collect information from minors under the age of eighteen.

Anti-Spam Policy

AvidCast, Inc. has a zero tolerance policy regarding spam. Spam from any party, will be dealt with accordingly.

Third Party Websites & Services

Our websites, products, and services may contain links to other web sites and services not maintained by AvidCast. In addition, other websites & services may reference or link to AvidCast. We do not endorse, approve, nor are we responsible for the privacy practices or the content of outside websites and services.

AvidCast, Inc. does not assume liability for third parties that have received information as permitted by this Privacy Policy.

Policy Changes

We reserve the right to modify, change, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time by posting changes here. You should review this policy regularly; changes can be easily noted by viewing the Effective Date below.

Effective

AvidCast, Inc. Privacy Policy was last updated September 26, 2007.