We do not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us or you choose a service on this Website where gathering personal information is necessary in order to deliver the specific services. If you contact us voluntarily regarding Cadence services, we may collect the following categories of personal information: name, title, organization name, address, business telephone number, facsimile number, the type of service of interest and the related project environment, username, password, date of last Cadence seminar attended and name of seminar, date of consulting session and name of consulting session, and e-mail address.
In some instances we may include certain links in our e-mails that will allow us to monitor whether you access specific content in that e-mail. When you click on one of these links, we will record that click and certain activities on the Website associated with that link. We use this information to conduct internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and to better serve you.
We use log files to track system activity and maintain our systems. Log data includes IP addresses, browser type, referring and exit pages, platform type, date and time stamps, and number and nature of clicks through our Website. We use this information to analyze usage patterns, observe trends, administer the Website, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Log files are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of Your Personal Information
The personal information we collect from you will be used by Cadence to provide the service or carry out the transaction you have requested or authorized. This may include using the personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including critical updates and notifications via e-mail or regular mail. In addition, Cadence may share or transfer information about you and that you provide to Cadence, to one or more third party entities pursuant to a sale, merger, assignment, joint venture or other transfer or disposition of a portion, or all of, the assets or stock of Cadence.
Cadence does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Cadence may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with applicable law including legal process served on Cadence; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Cadence, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Website users or the public.
Personally identifiable information collected by Cadence may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Cadence or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities.
Security of Your Personal Information
Cadence carefully protects the security of the personal information you provide. Personal information we collect is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access, and we protect this information from loss or misuse, and from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. When sensitive personal information is transmitted over the Internet, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. We may place cookies or similar files on your hard drive to facilitate site navigation or online software use. Our cookies do not identify you as an individual. Many web browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. You may change your browser settings to either reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is about to be placed on your computer. Please note, however, that rejecting cookies while visiting the Website may result in certain parts of the Website not operating correctly or as efficiently as if they were allowed.
Cadence is committed to the safety of children. We will not request or knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from any minors, including children under the age of 13.
Changing Your Status
To have all of your personally identifiable information removed from our database or to update your personally identifiable information, send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Cadence, your privacy is very important to us. Our privacy principles represent our commitment to ensuring that your personal information is safe and secure. Please contact us by email@example.com if you have any questions regarding this Policy.
Cadence Management Corporation, 1515 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 920, Portland, OR 97201-5463
Effective Date: October 19, 2006