Dragon Soft is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need the information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement applies to this blog only; it does not apply to other online or offline Dragon Soft sites, products, or services.
To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect
When visiting this blog, you can express an opinion, vote in polls, subscribe to one of our services, or download information.
In the course of these various offerings, we often seek to collect from you various forms of personal information. Examples of the types of personally identifiable information that may be collected on these pages include name, e-mail address, IP address, language preferences, browser type, and related environment.
At certain parts of some of our sites, only persons who provide us with the requested personally identifiable information will be able to participate in the site’s activities and offerings.
We may ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering before entering a comment. Personal information collected by this site is limited to e-mail address, language, country, or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.
This information is purely used to analyze, administer content and protect other visitors to the site. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We, our service providers, advertisers, and partners may collect various types of non-personally identifiable information when you visit any of our sites. A representative list of the types of non-personally identifiable information we may collect includes: current Internet protocol address and type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon or AT&T), the web pages you have visited, sites visited before and after you visit the blog, the type of handheld or mobile device used to view the site (e.g., iPhone, Blackberry), location information, the content you have accessed and the advertisements you have been shown and/or clicked on.
You also can engage with our content, such as video, games, applications, and other offerings, on or through third-party social networking sites, such as Facebook, or third-party social media plug-ins and applications. When you engage with our content on or through third-party social networking sites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information from your social media profile (e.g., name, e-mail address, photo, gender, birthday, location, your list of friends, people you follow and/or who follow you, the posts or the ‘likes’ you make) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the application.
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for the content, to respond to your inquiries, enforce the legal terms that govern your use of our sites, and/or for the purposes for which you provided the information.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as when we make changes to our agreements, to fulfill a request by you for content, or to contact you about your account with us.
The information we collect in connection with our content is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in communications.
If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., comments sent to us, a posting to a blog, or a video), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us.
We may occasionally combine information we collect through our sites with information that we collect from other sources.
We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our sites, deliver more relevant marketing messages and advertisements, and enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information to analyze the usage of our sites, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.
We do not share information we collect with any 3rd party other than outlined above.
Cookies & Web Beacons
To enhance your online experience, we use “cookies” or similar technologies. Cookies are text files placed in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information; however, once you choose to furnish a site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
The Adobe Flash Player is a powerful application and web tool that allows the rapid development of highly dynamic content. This Blog Site employs locally stored objects (sometimes referred to as “Flash cookies”) in certain situations where we use Flash to provide special content such as video on demand, video clips, or animation. Flash (and similar applications) use this technology to remember settings, preferences, and usage similar to browser cookies but Flash cookies are not managed through your web browser. You can access your Flash management tools from Adobe’s website directly.
We, our third-party service providers, advertiser, or our partners may also use “web beacons” or clear .gifs, or similar technologies, which are small pieces of code placed on a web page, to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons may be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page.
Links to third-party Websites
We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion.