Privacy Policy is committed to providing you with
excellent service for all of our products and services. Because we respect your
right to privacy, we have developed this Privacy Statement to inform you about
our privacy practices for the entire Website.
services may be hosted on partner sites on behalf of , and if
this Privacy Statement is listed on that site, then it will
also apply.

In keeping with our high standards in protecting your
personal information, this Privacy Statement will inform you of:

  • What
    personal information our Website gathers about you
  • How we
    use and with whom we share the personal information we gather
  • Your
    ability to opt-out of future notifications
  • What
    security procedures we have in place to protect your personal information
    from loss, misuse, or alteration
  • How
    you can correct or update your personal information

You acknowledge that this Privacy Statement is part of our
Website terms of use, and by accessing or using our Website you acknowledge and
agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions.

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement should be
directed to Please specify “Privacy Statement” in the
subject line of your e-mail.


Privacy is of great concern to most users of the Internet,
and is a critical part of an enjoyable and satisfactory user experience. We at
are acutely aware of and sensitive to the privacy concerns of our subscribers
and other visitors to our Website. Whether you are a customer of our various
products and services or a visitor to our site, we assure you that we do not
collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. You should
be assured that we do not provide or sell personal information about our
customers or site visitors to vendors that are not involved or affiliated with’s
products or services.

This Privacy Statement applies to the
Website. Many of our subsidiaries maintain their own privacy policies that may
be viewed on their Websites. has a “network” of Affiliates
that offer our services. We strive to provide our visitors and subscribers with
the highest level of privacy possible, and therefore require that our Affiliates
offer no less protection than that offered in this Privacy Statement. In
addition, each of our Affiliates must meet the data protection requirements of
their relevant national laws. Please note that our Website contains links to
other Websites. is not responsible for the privacy practices,
privacy statements, or content regarding these other Websites.


If you feel that we are violating this Privacy Statement,
please contact us at Please specify “Privacy Statement”
in the subject line of your e-mail.



There are two ways in which you may explicitly and
intentionally provide us with and consent to our collection of certain personal

Site Registration – for our free products and services – We
use links throughout our Website to provide you with the opportunity to contact
us via e-mail to ask questions, request information and materials, register or
sign up for news, reports, site access, guides or seminars, or provide comments
and suggestions. You may also be offered the opportunity to have one of our
representatives contact you personally to provide additional information about
our products or services. To do so, we may request additional personal
information from you, such as your name and telephone number, to help us
satisfy your request.

Purchase – If you choose to enroll for one of our products
or services, we will request certain information from you. Depending on the
type of product or service that you request, you may be asked to provide
different personal information. For certain products and services, we may
require your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card
number. Other products and services may require different or supplemental
information from you in order to apply. For a detailed listing of the type of personal
information requested for our various products, please refer to the enrollment
page for the particular product or service.

Under no circumstances do we collect any personal data
revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical
beliefs, trade union membership, health, or sex life.


When you visit our Website, our computers may automatically
collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you
personally, but rather identifies information about a visit to our Website. We
may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our Website, the user’s IP
address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and
which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for
aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the
performance of our Website.


We only use “cookies” as described in this Section. A
“cookie” is a piece of information that our Web site sends to your browser,
which then stores this information on your system. If a cookie is used, our Website
will be able to “remember” information about you and your preferences either
until you exit your current browser window (if the cookie is temporary) or
until you disable or delete the cookie. Many users prefer to use cookies in
order to help them navigate a Web site as seamlessly as possible. You should be
aware that cookies contain no more information than you volunteer, and they are
not able to “invade” your hard drive and return to the sender personal or other
information from your computer.

Our uses of “cookies” are limited to the following specific
situation. That situation is with respect to temporary cookies. There are two
instances in which we use temporary cookies. First, if you are accessing our
services through one of our online applications our Web server may
automatically send your browser a temporary cookie, which is used to help your
browser navigate our Website. The only information contained in these temporary
cookies is a direction value that lets our software determine which page to
show when you hit the back button in your browser. This bit of information is
erased when you close your current browser window. If you come to our Website
from one of our business partners, our Web server may also send your browser a
temporary cookie that reflects an “origination code” for that business partner.
We use this information for statistical and marketing purposes.


If you use a forum, bulletin board, chat room or other chat
tool on this Website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable
information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of
these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages.
is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to
submit in these forums. You are also responsible for using these forums in a
manner consistent with the Rules of Engagement or other terms and conditions
set forth on the relevant forum site.


We assure you that the personal information we gather from
you is used by us only as explained below.


We generally respond to any e-mail questions, requests for
product or service information, and other inquiries that we receive. We may
also retain this correspondence to improve our products, services, and Website,
and for other disclosed purposes. Frequently we retain contact information so
that we can send individuals updates or other important information about our
services and products. Occasionally these updates or other important
information may be sent out by third parties on our behalf. Please be assured
that any third party who contacts you in this capacity has executed a confidentiality
agreement with us that contains a provision ensuring the privacy and security
of any transferred information and limits the third party’s use of the shared
information to sending updates or providing services on our behalf. Our
subsidiary companies may also send you information about their services and
products. In situations where you have supplied your information in connection
with a question or request for information about a product or service offered
by a business partner, we may also send the information you
have supplied to the business partners that offer such
products or services. Please be assured that these business
partners have agreed to ensure the privacy and security of any transferred
information and may only use the shared information to send you information
about products or services about which you asked or registered for.


We may use the information you submit to contact you to
discuss the support, renewal, and purchase of our products and services. We may
provide our subsidiary companies with your information so that they may send
you information about their services and products. We may also provide the
information you have submitted to us to a subsidiary,
business partner, or independent reseller (either within or outside the United
States) so that the subsidiary, business partner, or independent reseller can contact
you and facilitate the support, renewal, and purchase of
products and services. You may receive a communication directly from one of our
subsidiaries, business partners, or independent resellers. Please be assured
that any subsidiary, business partner, or independent reseller who contacts you
for one of these purposes has agreed to use the information we supply only in
accordance with a confidentiality agreement. To find out the names and
locations of the subsidiaries, business partners, and/or independent resellers
to whom we have provided your information, please contact us at the address
given at the end of this Privacy Statement.


If we are required by law to disclose certain information to
local, state, federal, national or international government or law enforcement
authorities, we will do so (for example, we may disclose the identity of
purchasers of certain software products to the U.S. Department of Commerce,
Bureau of Export Administration, as required under the terms of our export
licenses). We will also disclose information to third parties as necessary in
order to comply with applicable laws and regulations. In addition,
may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action
regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud, or enforce or apply’s


Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other
business reasons, decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise
reorganize businesses or business units in some countries. Such a transaction
may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual
purchasers, or the receipt of it from sellers. It is FeatureStocks.coms’s
practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of


From time-to-time we may request information from customers
via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the
user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Survey
information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use of and
satisfaction with this Web site, and improving our customer service and product


From time-to-time, we notify our subscribers of new
products, announcements, upgrades and updates. If you would like to opt-out of
being notified please use the unsubscribe option in our ICANN compliant emails,
or please contact us at the address given at the end of this Privacy Statement.

If you receive a marketing communication from our
subsidiaries, business partners or independent resellers, you should opt-out
with that entity directly.


We consider the protection of all personal information we
receive from our Website visitors and subscribers as critical to our corporate
mission. Please be assured that we have security measures in place to protect
against the loss, misuse, and alteration of any personal information we receive
from you. As with any transmission over the Internet, however, there is always
some element of risk involved in sending personal information. In order to try
to minimize this risk, we encrypt all information that you submit in ordering
one of our products or services using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.


If you would like to update or correct any personal
information in our records you may email us at


Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Statement, this
document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from
you. Other Websites accessible through our Website have their own privacy
policies and data collection, use, and disclosure practices. Please consult
each Website’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the policies or
practices of third parties. Additionally, other third-party companies which
place advertising on our Website may collect information about you when you
view or click on their advertising through the use of their cookies or other
tracking technologies, which may include delivering targeted advertisements and
marketing messages based upon the third-party Websites that you visit, or other
purposes. We cannot control this collection of information and are not
responsible for the privacy policies and data collection, use, and disclosure
practices of these third-party advertisers. You should contact these
third-party advertisers directly if you have any questions about their use of
the information that they collect from you.


We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add
to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Statement, simply by posting such
change, update, or modification on our Website and without any other notice to
you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately
upon posting on our Website.