Last updated: 05.06.2006
This policy covers SHAPE Services GmbH use of personal information that SHAPE Services collects when you use www.shapeservices.com and related pages.
From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself in order to receive or use services on www.shapeservices.com. Such services include receiving newsletters, competitions, registering for events, completing questionnaires, downloading software and submitting questions. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable SHAPE Services to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy.
This policy may change without notice from time to time and we will post these chances to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.
The information collected
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with a friendly, customized, and efficient experience of using our software and services. We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website.
We ask for personal information when you subscribe to our updates/news newsletters and when you want to submit a question about our products/services to our customer support staff. The types of personal information that we may collect on these pages are: name, company name, title, email address and model of your mobile device.
Registering on SHAPE Services sites is optional. If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use the SHAPE Services website. However, you will not be to receive email alerts. Separately, you may choose to sign-up to receive updates/news information from SHAPE Services by selecting the appropriate option.
How can I delete my information?
SHAPE Services currently does not have a method for completely deleting user information from our database. However, deleting the cookie stored on your computer will cause you to be perceived as a new user with no known user data. You may also change a setting in your browser, instructing it not to accept cookies, but this could prevent you from receiving some SHAPE Services' services.
What we do with the information collected
When you visit this site your IP address is recorded. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to create statistical reports about usage. Your IP address is used to help identify you to gather broad demographic identification that will not be tied to your identity.
SHAPE Services maintains a strict 'no-spam' policy. We will not sell, trade, rent or lease your personal information to others without your consent. We use your personal information to provide requested information and to keep you informed of SHAPE Services' commercial products and services to help ensure that the information we provide to you is relevant to your specific needs. If you do not wish to continue receiving marketing information, you can always unsubscribe fro our newsletter by clicking on the appropriate link at the bottom of newsletter. If permission is granted, user information may be used to send occasional emails containing offers from our partners. This will only ever be provided to users who have specifically given us permission to use their information in this way. SHAPE Services will never use your data for anything beyond the reason stated and the permissions you grant us.
We also record information about your questions to us and your purchases so that we and you can keep track of what you've asked about or ordered directly on our site. Additionally, we may need to contact you about your questions and/or your orders.
We use email addresses to send you the alerts, newsletters and software updates/news information you've requested, to answer the email we receive and to communicate with you about our software.
Information collected from feedback is used either internally (if the user is submitting feedback about the site or software). We do not share any personal information with any third parties nor is it used for any other purpose.
This site contains links to other sites in news stories and throughout the site. SHAPE Services is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external Web sites, even those with whom SHAPE Services has established special relationships.