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Privacy Statement

PRIVACY STATEMENT:

KEMTECK INC respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site and its member companies. KEMTECK INC strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately.

To protect online privacy, KEMTECK INC has implemented the following policy. What Information Does KEMTECK INC Collect? Most data KEMTECK INC collects are not personal but business related to help KEMTECK INC better serve its members. From the General Public Using Unrestricted KEMTECK INC Files. KEMTECK INC does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Users to the public areas of KEMTECK INC’s Web site browse anonymously. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information. From KEMTECK INC Members, Conference Registrants, Award Nominees and Other Customers.
To gain access to some of the members-only or subscription-based areas of KEMTECK INC’s Web site, users are asked to provide some limited information. These data are submitted voluntarily. KEMTECK INC asks users to provide their name, job title, company, business address, business phone, fax and e-mail, and users may choose to provide KEMTECK INC with their credit card accounts to make payments. Similar information may be submitted to KEMTECK INC through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, subscriptions and contest registrations. KEMTECK INC does not collect home addresses, home phone numbers or home e-mail accounts, except for those specifically requesting home office correspondence.
From People Reporting Software Piracy to KEMTECK INC All information-identifying people who report software piracy is kept strictly confidential by KEMTECK INC, unless disclosure is required by law. Because of the nature of anti-piracy enforcement, however, KEMTECK INC assumes no responsibility (absent a written agreement otherwise) to keep confidential the identities of potential software pirates.

A Note About Children. KEMTECK INC does not knowingly market its goods or services to minors. KEMTECK INC encourages its younger visitors to get their parents’ permission before providing any information to KEMTECK INC Although the nature of the Internet makes it impossible for KEMTECK INC to know the age of its visitors, keep in mind that KEMTECK INC does not collect any personal information about people of any age who visit the unrestricted areas of its Web site. Moreover, it is unlikely that KEMTECK INC will inadvertently collect personal information voluntarily submitted, as through conference registrations or order forms, because KEMTECK INC requires the name of an employer or a credit card account number – information that should exclude all but the most precocious minor.

ow Does KEMTECK INC Use Data Collected? KEMTECK INC uses other information voluntarily submitted by members, conference registrants, award nominees and other customers in the following ways: KEMTECK INC Member Services and Products. Generally, KEMTECK INC uses data it collects to improve its own Web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; to develop new products and services; and to provide individuals and their companies with information about complimentary KEMTECK INC products, services, promotions or special offers.

Disclosures to Third Parties. KEMTECK INC also makes member company products and contact information available through the KEMTECK INC Membership Directory to visitors to its Internet site and to those who register for its conferences. On occasion, KEMTECK INC may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services. These limited data include names, job titles, companies and business addresses, but does not include business phone numbers, business fax numbers or e-mail addresses. In addition, KEMTECK INC only provides information to third parties that have adopted privacy policies that meet the criteria established by KEMTECK INC Users may request KEMTECK INC to refrain from disclosing the data it collects to third parties on the membership application form, conference registration form or any other form on which they are providing information. Alternatively, users may contact KEMTECK INC at 612-623-8347 to express their preferences. Some members do wish to receive third-party product information, offers and other solicitations. Those who wish to have their business phone, fax and e-mail disclosed to third parties may specifically request that KEMTECK INC provide that information to third parties.

Credit Card Account Information. KEMTECK INC does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, KEMTECK INC submits the information needed to secure payment to the appropriate clearinghouse. How Does KEMTECK INC Ensure Compliance with its Privacy Policy? KEMTECK INC is committed to making sure that its privacy policy is understood and respected by all of its employees. KEMTECK INC has taken the following steps to ensure compliance. All KEMTECK INC employees who collect or disclose information about members and customers are required to attend a training seminar to ensure that they understand the privacy policy and how this policy affects an individual’s job responsibilities. In addition, regular network audits ensure that only KEMTECK INC employees who have a business need to access personally identifying information have such network privileges. Access to KEMTECK INC network resources is limited to KEMTECK INC employees and interns. Access to data collected from visitors to its Web site is granted on an as-needed basis and is limited to full-time KEMTECK INC employees.

How Does KEMTECK INC Handle Concerns or Complaints? KEMTECK INC believes that individuals should have the right to review their personal information to ensure its accuracy. If you wish to review your data, please contact KEMTECK INC at 612-623-8347. Persons that are concerned about the treatment of their personal data should contact KEMTECK.