Optica Software respects your privacy. While we encourage
you to create a profile on our website so that we can better
respond to your needs and preferences, we will act to protect
your privacy at all times. We make every effort to comply
with 10 principles which are often given as "internationally
recognized norms." Below you will find those 10 principles
and our related practices.
Much of Optica Software's web site is available for anonymous
access. Visitors may choose to register
at the site by volunteering Personal Identification
Information, such as name, address and email address to
gain access to more detailed product and technical information.
Optica Software will make some Personal Identification Information
available to a limited number of Optica Software employees or business
representatives for the purpose of improving products and
support. Optica Software will not give or sell Personal Identification
Information to third parties. By registering on the
site, you agree to allow Optica Software to use your information for
the purposes identified.
Privacy Principles and Practices
(1) Accountability:: Optica Software has designated
individuals who are responsible for monitoring our ongoing
compliance with privacy principles. For the website, the
web manager is responsible.
(2) Identifying Purposes: Whenever we
collect personal information, we will identify the purposes
for which it will be used. In general, we collect personal
- To let us provide individualized web content and support
- To let us provide announcements and product update notices
to you, if you choose to receive them
- To let us gauge product and market interest to help
us focus our development efforts
(3) Consent: We require your consent to
collect, use and disclose personal information, subject
to certain exceptions. These exceptions are set out in the
laws that apply to various jurisdictions. When you choose
to volunteer information on our website, you agree to allow
Optica Software to use your personal information for fair and lawful
means, limited to that which is necessary for the purposes
(4) Limiting Collection: Optica Software shall not
collect personal information unless it can be used for the
(5) Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention:
Optica Software shall not use personal information for other than
identified purposes; for additional uses, we must make every
effort to obtain individual consent. Optica Software will not sell
or give your personal information to third parties. If a
web account is not accessed for more than a year, Optica Software
shall destroy that web account and the personal information
contained in it.
(6) Accuracy: Optica Software websites
require registrants to enter their own information. This
information is supplied voluntarily, and its accuracy, completeness,
and currency shall be the responsibility of the registrant.
(7) Safeguards: Optica Software protects personal
information with security safeguards appropriate to the
sensitivity of the information. The information is stored
on a secure server and access is restricted by passwords
and other security measures.
(8) Openness: Optica Software makes its privacy
policy easily available on its websites. You're viewing
(9) Individual Access: The Optica Software
websites require registrants to enter their own information.
This information is supplied voluntarily, and its accuracy,
completeness, and currency shall be the responsibility of
the registrant. Registrants may also request details of
their personal information kept by Optica Software by contacting
(10) Challenging Compliance: Challenges
to our practices should be directed to the Optica Software
A cookie is a small piece of information that tells a web
site you have visited there before. With your permission,
a web server such as Optica Software's sends a cookie to be stored
on your computer's hard drive, taking up less than 100 bytes
of disk space. The Optica Software cookie acts like an identity card
every time you visit the Optica Software web site. Optica Software cannot read
cookies set by other sites.
Cookies can save you time. If you enable cookies, you will
not have to provide your name and password when visiting
the parts of our site that require registration. Cookies
also allow Optica Software to customize the pages you visit based
on the profile information you choose to provide. By creating
a profile and enabling cookies, you teach us to give you
more of what you want (and less of what you don't). This
also helps us focus our development efforts.
Much of Optica Software's website can be accessed with cookies disabled,
and your privacy will always be imperative. But as we add
more personalization features to meet your needs and requests,
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive
a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept
it. Please see the "Help" menu for your browser.
Optica Software encourages all internet users to educate
themselves as much as possible about internet privacy and
security so they can make informed choices. If you want
to learn more about cookies, www.CookieCentral.com is
an excellent resource.
Optica Software /Barnhart Optical Research LLC
613 W Delaware Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
voice 1-217-418-3469 USA.