Privacy Policy

Digital Network Solutions and it’s subsidiaries (the œ”Digital Network Solutions Entities”, also referred to below as œ“we”“us” and œ”our”) is a privacy conscious organization. This Privacy Statement explains how we protect visitors™ information gathered via the Web pages of the Digital Network Solutions website (such Web pages referred to herein as the “œthis Website”). By using this Website you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

This Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by Privacy Statements that are specific to certain areas of this Website (e.g., recruitment).  As used in this Privacy Statement, “œDigital Network Solutions Network” means Digital Network Solutions and its member firms and their affiliates and related entities.

Collection of Information from Website Visitors

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. This Website collects personal information only if it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers. By writing to us, by filling out certain forms or data requests, or by otherwise voluntarily requesting or supplying information to us, you are volunteering to provide such information, including your contact information and/or site registrations, name and address, telephone number or fax number, to us. If you e-mail us, we will collect your e-mail address.  We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

Blogs, forums, wikis and other social media

This Website may host various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively Social Media Applications). Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user’™s use, misuse or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.

Log information, cookies and Web beacons

This Website collects standard Internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. When you access our website, we may collect and store certain information, such as the domain name and host from which you access the Internet, the browser software and operating system of your computer, the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer, the pages accessed or visited on our site, the Internet address of the site from which you directly linked to our site, as well as your browser’s country setting. We may also automatically collect and store statistics and other information about you and your use of our website both on an aggregate, non-personally identifiable basis and in a manner that may allow us to associate such information with other personal information about you.

To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service provider(s) may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow the website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. We do not use cookies to track or collect personal information from users. Your browser includes instructions to allow you to establish certain settings on your computer to warn you before a cookie is stored. Your browser also permits you to block all cookies and erase cookies from your hard drive.

Use and Disclosure of Information

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web pages, provide services and marketing information to you and otherwise communicate with you. We do not sell or license personal information to third parties. We may disclose the information collected with third-party service providers with which we have an agreement. These third-party service providers assist us in maintaining our website, analyzing our website traffic, and in providing services and information to us and to users of our website. We also reserve the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal or regulatory processes to protect our rights. If you expressly indicate that you would like to receive information about products and services from third parties, we may disclose your name and email address to such parties.

Any information that you divulge in a public forum offered on this website such as a chat room, message board and/or news group will be considered public information and may be disclosed to and used by third parties.

Changes

We may modify our privacy policy from time to time. Please check back frequently. Any such modification will only apply prospectively to the information captured after the date of such change. If we modify this policy to provide greater privacy protection, such change shall apply to all the information we have captured and stored.

Children’s privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive online world. This Website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Third Party Sites

This policy only applies to our website. Other sites, including those sites that are accessible from our site, may have their own policies and practices, which we do not control.

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.  Although we use industry-standard methods to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, third parties may gain access to our database by evading our security measures. We may be forced to disclose your personal information, or we may believe that it is necessary or appropriate to disclose, and you authorize us to disclose such information to law enforcement or other government officials. We assume no liability for any disclosure of information collected arising from the acts of third parties or other events, acts or omissions outside of our control.

Visitors’ questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this Website or you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, please direct them to webmaster services using the Contact link.