Your privacy is important to Avaya Government Solutions. This statement discloses the information practices, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
Avaya Government Solutions, Avaya Inc. and its worldwide affiliates (collectively "Avaya") have long recognized that individuals with whom we conduct business value their privacy. However, in order to conduct global business in this increasingly electronic economy, the collection of Personal Data is often necessary and desirable. It is Avaya Government Solutions' goal to balance the benefits of e-business with the right of individuals to prevent the misuse of their personal data.
The Collection of Personal Data
Please be aware that most of our websites are available and open to you without having to provide any Personal Data (defined below). However, in order to access and use certain Avaya Government Solutions websites or parts of websites, Avaya Government Solutions may request Personal Data from you, like your name, e-mail address, company name and telephone number (personally identifiable information or "Personal Data"). Avaya Government Solutions uses this information to customize your experience on our web site and provide you with a password to use these web sites, or for the purposes stated at the time of collection, such as participation in a promotion. You have the right to refuse to provide this information, however access to certain secure portions of the website(s) will not be provided.
By registering on the Avaya Government Solutions web site, you will be deemed to have consented to the use, transfer, export and retention of your Personal Data as set out in this privacy statement. Consequently, after registering, Avaya Government Solutions may use this submitted information for the purposes for which you and Avaya Government Solutions have intended and to provide you with additional information, such as alerting you to products and services that can assist you in your business, promoting site registration, and assisting in order processing. Avaya Government Solutions will maintain Personal Data in a secure environment through a secure connection/encryption to ensure confidentiality. Avaya Government Solutions aims to ensure that any Personal Data held by Avaya Government Solutions it processes is accurate. You may update or amend your Personal Data held by Avaya Government Solutions by changing your profile information on the site(s) for which you have registered or by contacting Avaya Government Solutions at: Contact Us or submitting a request by contacting Avaya Government Solutions. If you wish to delete any inaccuracies with your Personal Data, please see the Your Rights section below.
Avaya Government Solutions may also use third party sources of information to qualify clients, potential clients, resellers and distributors.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Avaya Government Solutions does not store this information.
Transfer of Personal Data
WHEN YOU SUBMIT Personal Data TO AVAYA GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT AVAYA GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS MAY TRANSFER MY Personal Data TO, AND RETAIN AND PROCESS MY Personal Data IN, ANY AVAYA CORPORATE SITE(S) INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN THE UNITED STATES, REGARDLESS OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU REGISTERED. IF YOU DO NOT APPROVE OF SUCH TRANSFER, PROCESSING AND/OR RETENTION, DO NOT SUBMIT Personal Data TO AVAYA GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS.
Collecting Domain Information
Avaya Government Solutions also collects domain information (e.g. IP address and referring URLs) as part of its analysis of the use of this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our site, how often they visit and what parts of the site they visit most often. Avaya Government Solutions uses this information to improve its web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part. We do not tie Personal Data to domain information, except as necessary to prevent abuse or fraud on our site.
Disclosure to Third Parties
If you request something from the Avaya Government Solutions Web site, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share your Personal Data (with the exception of account, credit card and ordering information) with others, who can alert you about new products and services to improve your competitive edge. These business partners act as service providers on our behalf to fulfill the services you have requested to receive.
From time to time, we use other third parties to provide services on our behalf, such as for facilitating our marketing e-mails. We share your Personal Data with these third parties as necessary to provide that service on our behalf. In such cases, the organizations are not permitted to use your Personal Data for any secondary purposes. If you do not wish to be contacted by Avaya Government Solutions, please visit http://www.avayagov.com/unsubscribe. Avaya Government Solutions does not share, sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Avaya Government Solutions may disclose aggregate statistics about our site visitors, customers and sales in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. Avaya Government Solutions may disclose Personal Data if required to do so by law or if it believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Avaya Government Solutions, the site or its visitors. Avaya Government Solutions may disclose your Personal Data in the event of any sale or transfer of its business or assets. For information on changes in use of your Personal Data in the event of such a sale or transfer, see the "Your Rights" section below.
YOU MAY HAVE A LEGAL RIGHT TO A COPY OF ALL THE Personal Data ABOUT YOU HELD BY AVAYA GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS. IF YOU WISH TO OBTAIN A COPY OF PARTICULAR INFORMATION PROVIDED TO AVAYA GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS, OR IF YOU BECOME AWARE THE INFORMATION IS INCORRECT AND YOU WOULD LIKE US TO CORRECT OR DELETE IT, CONTACT US USING OUR CONTACT US FORM. WE WILL RESPOND TO YOUR REQUEST WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS.
In the event Avaya Government Solutions conducts a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a significant portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information (Personal Data) will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email or prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your Personal Data.
Avaya Government Solutions reserves the right to change, modify or update this statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here by means of a notice on our home page.
Last Updated: 11/30/2007