Collection of your Personal Information
The Companies may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Companies. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website.
The Companies encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from The Companies’ website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Companies are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of The Companies’ website.
Use of your Personal Information
The Companies collect and use your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. The Companies may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Companies and their affiliates. The Companies may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The Companies do not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Companies may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. The Companies may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Companies, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Companies may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Companies, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Companies to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The Companies will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Companies or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Companies; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Companies, or the public.
Startel Secure Messaging Products
Any personal information that you may share with The Companies, including on our Secure Messaging Products (Website and/or Apps), is kept absolutely private. Neither your name nor anything about you is sold or shared with any other company or agency. Occasionally, we may contact you to make you aware of upcoming products or specials. However, we do respect your right to privacy and will not send notices if you contact us and ask us not to.
The Companies’ website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Companies’ pages, or register with The Companies’ site or services, a cookie helps The Companies to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Companies’ features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Companies services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
The Companies secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under Thirteen
The Companies do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from The Companies by contacting us here:
Changes to this Statement
The Companies welcome your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Companies have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at:
Irvine, CA 92618
Telephone number: 949.863.8700
Effective as of April 9, 2018