Collection of Information
Altair gathers information about you on our Websites. When you visit an Altair Website, you provide Altair with the following information:
Non-personal information collected by Altair through your interaction with a Website
Personal information you knowingly and voluntarily disclose to Altair, such as (a) upon registration, if applicable
(such as your name, e-mail address, company name, company or personal address, phone numbers and related data) or (b) when requesting or obtaining any Altair products or services online, or products and services provided by Altair affiliates, partners or suppliers or (c) when using online services which require specific technical information be provided by you, such as CAD data, materials models or information, flow data, FE models, and so on, to take advantage of online services.
Usage of Non-Personal Information
When you register or sign into Altairís Websites, Altair collects such non-personal data as your IP address, your browser type, and certain information from your browser using "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data stored on a computer that is tied to information about the user. You can easily remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you wish to disable this feature. To confirm that you are logged into the service, we use session ID cookies that immediately terminate once you close your browser.
Altair may use this data and share it with our subsidiaries and vendors providing web services to Altair to monitor the effectiveness of our Websites and to make improvements.
Usage of Personal Information
Altair uses your personal information to provide you with access to specific areas on a Website, and to allow you to participate on the Websiteís social networking facilities, such as posting comments and questions on our blogs, and to allow Altair to obtain payment for goods or services procured by you via a Website, and for contacting you for promotional purposes. Altair uses your information to comply with US Government rules and regulations regarding export of technical information and/or products.
For online services provided via a Website, such as www.CFDCalc.com or www.connect.altair.com, Altair uses the information provided by you for setting up the technical problem(s), solving the problem(s), and generating reports to be accessed by you or other registered members authorized by your companyís administrator. Altair may also use the information to contact you regarding reported problems and issues.
Each registered userís account is secured by a member-created password. Altair employs commercially reasonable measures to protect usersí information that is stored in relation to its Websites.
You understand and acknowledge that copies of use content you provide outside of secure transactions may remain viewable in cached and/or archived pages or if other users of a Website, have copied and/or stored your user content.
While Altair employs reasonable security measures to protect its own and its usersí information,
Altair cannot guarantee the security of each userís account information, as unauthorized entry or use, software or hardware failure, and other uncontrollable factors may compromise the security of each userís personal information at any time.
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Altair does not disclose personal information to any third party unless Altair believes that disclosure is necessary to:
Protect Altairís rights;
Coincide with legal requirements (ex: responding to a subpoena, search warrant, or any other legal process serviced upon Altair). Altair will not reveal information until Altair has a good faith belief that the law enforcement information and/or private litigant request meet the applicable legal standards;
Protect the safety of its users and their personal information;
Enhance your promotional and informational-sharing experience
Respond to the request of a user.
Altair may provide services jointly with other affiliates or companies and Altair may share customer information with such affiliate or company in connection without your use of that service.
Altair expressly reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires the rights to that information as a result of the acquisition of Altair, or the sale of a substantial portion of its assets to that successor in interest.
You may inquire about your personal data stored by Altair and/or a list of third party provider companies by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Altair will provide you with a readable copy of the requested material. Altair will require proof of your identity before providing such data.
Correct, Updating or Removing Your Information
At any time, you can correct, update, or remove any of the personal information youíve provided to Altair upon registration. You need to log in your account and use the "Edit Profile" feature.
Comments, Messages, and Links posted on the Website
Whenever you voluntarily post any information as a comment, blog, message, link, photo, video, and/or other information to a Web site, that information can be accessed by the public and can then be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications. Additionally, if you post a link to your network website on any third party side, your public profile will be viewable by a third party that clicks on your link. If you do not wish to have your public profile viewable to any third party, you should not post links to your network web site or third party sites.
The Altair Websites may contain links to other sites, including sites posted by you or other registered users. Altair is not responsible for the privacy practices of other Web sites. This Policy applies solely to the information collected in the use of Altairís network and Altairís Websites.
We offer links to other websites. Please note: When you click on links to other websites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours. Altair is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.
Altair retains the right, in its sole discretion, to change this Policy at any time. Such new policy will take effect within thirty (30) days of posting on this site. Each user is bound by any change to this Policy if he or she uses the site after said changes have been posted and effective.
Childrenís Personal Information
Altair does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13.
You can send a request to remove your name from Altairís marketing list, if you do not wish to receive any marketing information by using the "Unsubscribe" link located in the electronic marketing material or by sending a message to email@example.com stating that you would like to be removed.
German Websites Only
We use products of WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this Web site. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to WiredMinds or WiredMinds gathers this data directly. WiredMinds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this Web site without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time. You have the option to be
excluded from website tracking