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MyPW Privacy Policy


MyPW knows the importance of protecting the privacy of our users, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so responsibly. The following paragraphs describes our privacy policy. By visiting MyPW or using our service, you are accepting the practices described below.



Privacy Policy
Last Updated: September 16, 2006

MYPW, LLC ("MYPW") is committed to protecting your privacy. We have made a commitment to maintain strict requirements regarding how we treat your information.

The products and services described on this Web site (the "Site") are being offered by MYPW. This privacy policy is designed to tell you how we collect and use your name, address, telephone number or other information which by its nature can identify you personally ("Personally Identifiable Information" or "Personal Information" or "PII"). We provide this privacy policy so that you can make an informed decision about using our Site and the products and services offered therein (collectively, with the Site, the "Products and Services"). Please read this statement before using the Products and Services or submitting any Personal Information to us. By using the Products and Services, you consent to the information collection and use practices described herein. MYPW reserves the right to change the provisions of this privacy policy at any time, but will alert you that material changes have been made by indicating on the privacy policy the date it was last updated. Your use of the Products and Services following the posting of such changes or revised policy shall constitute your acceptance of any such changes. Any changed or revised privacy policy shall be effective immediately after it is posted on this Site. We encourage you to review our privacy policy whenever you visit our Site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used. This privacy policy applies only to our online information collection and use practices through this Site and does not apply to MYPW's offline information collection and use practices.

Confidentiality and Security of Your Personally Identifiable Information, Passwords and Pin Number:

a. Passwords. The MYPW two-factor token (the "Token") a secure, one-time password which you can submit to the password verification areas of the Web sites which accept passwords generated by the Token ("Participating Sites"). MYPW DOES NOT STORE YOUR TOKEN GENERATED PASSWORDS, but rather utilizes a mathematical encryption formula that allows you to access Participating Site content and services by inputting a one-time password generated by the Token which consists of an ever-changing series of numbers displayed on the screen of your Token.

b. Your Pin Number. If you purchase a Token from us, you will obtain a four digit number which associates your Token with you personally (a "Pin Number"). We will not disclose your Pin Number to any third party unless otherwise stated in this privacy policy. When a Participating Site desires to authenticate your Token generated password, the Participating Site will compare your Pin Number with the Token generated password. Consequently, some of the PII you submit in connection with your purchase of a Token may be compared with the Participating Site databases or with some other third party source for the purpose of authentication you and providing you content and services which you desire to access. We also do this in order to authenticate your identity and other attributes to prevent identity theft. We have confidentiality agreements in place with Participating Site operators restricting the disclosure of your PII and Pin Number.

We do not generally delete Pin Numbers (and the PII associated with such Pin Number) from our secure repository because a Participating Site might not then be able to check its status. You may, however, revoke (deactivate) your Pin Number. A revoked Pin Number will still appear in our repository with an indication that it has been revoked. If you have purchased a Token and would like to have your Pin Number revoked (deactivated) from our database, please contact us via e-mail at support@mypw.com

c. General Security Precautions. We apply high data security protections to safeguard your Personal Information. To protect the Personal Information we have about you, we use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with U.S. federal regulations and good industry practices. We have a variety of security measures in place that limit internal access to data stored by the Site. Access to such data is restricted to authorized personnel only and requires an employee to have a secure user name and password to access the information. In addition, logs are reviewed regularly to identify any inconsistencies. The Site is continually updated with the latest known security patches that are periodically published by the system vendor. Any information that you give is password protected.

d. Digital Certificates. Secure pages on our Sites have been secured with a digital certificate. To view this certificate, click on the image of the closed lock on the bottom bar of your browser window. This certificate will show that you are sending your Personal Information to us. On secured pages, this site uses SSL encryption up to 128-bits.

What Information We Collect and How We Use It:

We do not collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about you from our Site unless you choose to provide it to us. This means you can visit most areas of our Site without informing us who you are or revealing any PII about yourself. However, you will be required to provide us PII in order to use certain Products and Services (e.g., the Token). Specifically, we may collect the following information:

a. Server Log Information. As you browse the Site, our Web servers collect information about your visit, but not PII. Such information may include your browser type, Internet Protocol address, the date an time of your browsing sessions, which Web pages you viewed, and the IP address of the Web page you visited immediately prior to visiting the Site.

- How We Use Such Information: We aggregate the foregoing information in order to improve our Site, to monitor performance, and to make the Site easier for you and other visitors to use. None of this information is ever associated with your PII.

b. Information You Provide. When you register to use certain Products and Services you may be required to provide PII in order to use such Products and Services. For example, when you register to use and purchase the Token, you will provide us your PII. Further, you may also provide us with credit card information for payment of registration fees or other fees collected by MYPW. If you send us an email request, we may also store that information.

- How We Use Such Information: When you supply PII for a specific purpose, we use such PII only for that purpose. For example, we will use your PII to associate your Token with you individually.

c. Information Tracked by Cookies. When you use the Site we may send your computer a small file containing a string of characters which our servers send to your computer that uniquely identify your browser (a "Cookie"). Cookies allow us to track and compile your browsing habits on the Site.

- How We Use Such Information: We use Cookies for such functions as verifying whether you have an account with us and tracking your visits to the Site. We further use Cookies to determine the number of visitors that come to our Site. Your Cookie number is also used to create usage paths and to correlate those with any demographic information you provide, but we do not use your Cookies or usage paths to attempt to determine your identity. We (and our ad serving partners) may use Cookies to serve specific advertisements to you on the Site based on your browsing habits which were tracked by the Cookies. Most browsers allow you to disable Cookies (i.e., not allow our servers to send Cookies to your browser); however, some of our Products and Services may not function properly if you disable Cookies.

d. Information Tracked by Web Beacons. We may use a pixel tag or a clear GIF (a "Web Beacon") that is attached to an e-mail or Site page that is used to monitor your Site behavior or to let us know if you opened our e-mail.

- How We Use Such Information: We use Web Beacons to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. We may use Web Beacons to serve specific advertisements to you on the Site based on your browsing habits which were tracked by the Web Beacons.

e. Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Aggregated PII. We will not use information obtained from server logs, Cookies and Web Beacons to identify you personally unless requested by law enforcement or necessary to protect the safety or rights of MYPW, its customers, employees or property. We classify such information as "non-personally identifiable information." Further, we may aggregate PII and compile statistics or metrics based on such aggregated information, but such aggregate information will not identify you personally.

- How We Use Such Information: We may share non-Personally Identifiable Information or aggregated Personally Identifiable Information (which can't specifically identify you) with third party companies in order to assess the results of a promotion, event or third party relationship, to provide information to current or prospective customers, or to enhance your online experience.

Information Other Companies and Advertisers Collect:

a. Sites We Do Not Own or Operate. We may provide features and content which appear on Web sites which are owned or operated by other companies not controlled by us. Further, we may link to Web sites which we do not own or operate. Such Web sites may collect information about you, but we do not have control over the collection practices of such companies.

b. Advertisers. We may host (or contract with third parties to host) advertising on our Site. If you provide Personally Identifiable Information while visiting any Web site depicted in an advertisement, you will also be providing the Personally Identifiable Information to the advertiser. Privacy policies and practices employed by the advertiser may be different from those of MYPW, and you should check the advertiser's privacy policy before supplying Personal Information. Third party advertising partners may use Cookies and clear GIFs on our Site, which allow them to recognize a user's Cookie when a user visits our Site. The information that these advertising partners collect through this technology is not personally identifiable.

c. Advertising Networks and Third Party Technology Providers. We may use third-party advertising companies, technology providers and advertising networks to serve and/or route ads to you on our behalf when you visit our Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address e-mail address or telephone number) about your visits to the Site and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Information Sharing:

In general, we will not sell or disclose Personally Identifiable Information you provide us to other people or non-affiliated companies. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, we may provide your PII to third parties for the following reasons:

Reason for DisclosureExample of Type of Recipient
you specifically authorize itcredit card processors
requested by law enforcement or required by lawlaw enforcement, attorneys, court officials, beneficiaries of a court issued subpoena
to protect the safety or rights of MYPW, its customers, employees or propertylaw enforcement, attorneys, court officials, beneficiaries of a court issued subpoena, investigators, technical contractors
in order to service MYPW's technical infrastructuretechnical contractors, third party service providers
to complete a transaction initiated by youcredit card processors, recipients of communications you initiate, third party service providers, Participating Site operators
acquisition of MYPW or its assets; reorganization; mergercompany acquiring MYPW and its agents

You Have Full Access to Your Personal Identifiable Information:

You have access and the ability to edit the PII that you provide us by using your user name and password and logging into the Site at http://www.mypw.com/login/. After logging into the Site, you can freely adjust your PII and account information as you deem necessary.

Changes to This Policy:

a. Notice. We pledge to notify you of any material changes that may be made in our privacy policies by posting a notice on our Site or some other reasonable means. If you gave us your e-mail address when you registered for any Products and Services offered on the Site, we may use it to send you MYPW product updates and service-related information and notices (including notices of material changes to this privacy policy).

b. Sale, Acquisition, Merger, or Reorganization of MYPW. Should MYPW (division, assets, etc.) ever be sold to, merged into, acquired by, or reorganized with another organization, compliance with our privacy policies would be an essential condition of such act.

Children's Privacy:

The Products and Services and the Site are not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 13. MYPW does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and MYPW does not target its Products and Services and the Site to children under 13.

Compliance:

If you feel that MYPW is not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact MYPW by email at privacy@mypw.com or by mail at 7683 SE 27th St, PMB 273, Mercer Island, WA 98040.


 
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