Initiative for Open Authentication Privacy Statement Version 1.0.1 — Effective September 3 2007
Privacy is of great concern to most users of the Internet, and is a critical part of an enjoyable and satisfactory user experience. We believe that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act responsibly. We have prepared this Privacy Statement to explain to you what information is collected on the Initiative for Open Authentication (www.openauthentication.org) site, and what we do with this information.
The www.openauthentication.org site may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third party sites.
Information We Gather from You
We do not collect any personal information from a visitor to the www.openauthentication.org site unless that visitor explicitly and intentionally provides it. If you are simply browsing our site, we do not gather any personal information about you. The only way we would receive personal information about you is if you either fill out a form requesting information or a white paper, or send us an e-mail and include information about yourself.
About Your Visit
When you visit the www.openauthentication.org site, our computers may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, but rather about a visit to our site. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our site, the user's IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our Web site.
How We Use and With Whom We Share the Information We Gather
The information we gather from you is used by us only as explained below.
Sending you responses and updates
We generally respond to any e-mail questions, requests for white papers or information about us, and other inquiries that we receive. We do not provide your personal information to other companies or individuals without your permission.
If we are required to disclose by law or to protect Initiative members and others
If we are required by law to disclose certain information to local, state, federal, national or international government or law enforcement authorities, we will do so. In addition, we may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud, or enforce or apply our agreements.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by posting a statement on the www.openauthentication.org site.
Questions or Comments
We are dedicated to protecting your personal information, and welcome comments, questions and suggestions on this Privacy Statement. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.