2. Collecting Personal Information
2.1 Registration Information. When Member signs up for a Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC account, Member must provide certain personal information, such as: name, email address, phone numbers, payment information, and an account password. Additionally, Member may be asked to provide various personal details which would be used solely for internal Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC analyses. This requested information may include, but not be limited to, date of birth, general demographic and employment information.
2.2 Account Activity. Once Member's account has been established and is in use, Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC may monitor information about your usage, such as: frequency and duration of access to account, frequency of use of various features and applications, the size of Member-generated content/storage capacity, and other activity in conjunction with Member's use of Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC.
2.3 Computer Browser. Additional information collected by Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC may include information provided by Member's computer browser as a result of cookies placed by Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC. (See Section 5: Cookies)
3. Use of Personal Information
3.1 Use of Personally Identifiable Information. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC never shares Members' personally identifiable information with third parties, with the following exceptions:
If Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC has received opt-in consent from the Member;
If Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC believes it is necessary to respond to legal action or an enforceable governmental request; to enforce Terms of Service; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect the rights, property or security of Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC, its Members and the public;
For billing purposes, which may be conducted through a third-party;
It may be used to carry out a credit check, if necessary for billing purposes. In this case, your personally identifiable information will be specifically asked permission to disclose such information to a third-party credit agency or financial institution for the sole purpose of this credit check;
3.2 Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information. The Members' non-personally identifiable information may be used in the following ways:
To understand trends or problems with the usage of the Service or Product so that we may improve it;
Communication between Member and Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC may be used as a testimonial or for other marketing purposes. In this case, your first name, last initial, state and country may be used publicly. No other personal information will be used without your consent.
3.3 Renting or Selling Information. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC does not rent or sell its Member information, whether personally or non-personally identifiable.
3.4 Opt-In Policy. If Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC wishes to use or disclose your personal information in a manner not laid out in this policy, you will be provided with the opportunity to opt-in (give permission).
4. Content Handling
4.1 Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC Access To Member Information & Accounts. Access to personal information, Members' accounts, and Member-created content (i.e. files) is restricted to a limited number of Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC employees, contractors and agents who require access in order to conduct Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC business. These Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC team members operate under strict confidentiality policies and may be subject to discipline, termination and even criminal prosecution if they digress from Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC policies.
4.2 Purpose of Access to Member Accounts. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC will access Members' Accounts for the purpose of determining causes and solutions to technical issues or customer support inquiries, and to collect and conduct research on aggregated, anonymous usage statistics. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC may be required by a governmental or legal request to access and/or disclose your personal information and the content of your communications in the case of a search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other legal process.
4.4 Data Security. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC works hard to consistently provide a high level of security to protect Members' personal information, accounts, and content. This security involves limiting access to key representatives, firewalls, encryption of communication and data transmissions, and other physical security procedures at all Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC data centers, such as intrusion detection systems. These security measures are constantly monitored and reviewed to protect Member data.
4.5 Storing Content. Member has the option of deleting any files or content within their account. Once deleted, said content may remain archived for back-up purposes within the Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC system for a period of time. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC retains no liability in the case that content becomes lost due to deletion by Member.
5.2 Disabling Cookies. Member may set your browser to disable cookies. Please keep in mind, however, that if you disable cookies, you may affect your experience when using our services.
6. Payment Information
6.1 Payment Processing. Member may be required to provide a credit card or other form of payment in order to keep your account in good standing. This payment information will only be provided to the company or companies that Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC is contracted with to process payments, and will never be shared with an unrelated third party. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC will hold your payment information securely and confidentially, and access to such information will be limited to Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC team members who work with payment processing companies.
7.1 Co-Branded Partnerships. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC may become involved in a co-branded partnership with another service or application provider. As a result co-branded services or applications may be offered to Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC Members. Upon accepting use of these co-branded offers, Member gives permission to Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC to share their demographic information with the co-branded partner for use in developing marketing and advertising strategies.
8. Third-Party Websites
8.1 Third-Party Websites. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC may provide Members with links to third-party websites. Xform Computing/AlwaysOnPC does not have control over such websites, their privacy policies, or the manner in which they gather and handle your personal information. They may also place cookies or other files on your computer. It is Member's responsibility to read all terms of service and privacy policies related to third-party websites.
Last Updated: September 7, 2010