The Internet is revolutionizing both business and education. The ability to
access information on millions of subjects almost instantly is a powerful tool.
With that power comes the potential for abuse of personal privacy. In
recognition of that potential, we have created this privacy statement. This
statement is a set of promises to you with respect to how personal information
you give us via the dessci.com Web site will be handled.
To protect your privacy, Design Science follows four principles in
accordance with world-wide practices for customer privacy and data protection:
PRINCIPLE 1 - NOTICE
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you
(Personal Information) or allows us to contact you. Generally this information
is requested when you register one of our products, fill out a form that adds
you to a mailing list or that allows you to download free software. We use your
Personal Information solely to alert you to product upgrades, special offers,
updated information and other new services from Design Science. We will not
provide your Personal Information to any other organizations or individuals.
PRINCIPLE 2 - CONSENT
If you choose not to provide Personal Information, you can still use most of
dessci.com. But you will not be able to access areas or download software that
If, at some later time, you decide that you no longer want to receive e-mail
messages from us, just send a message (the subject and body of the message are
ignored) to firstname.lastname@example.org and you
will be permanently removed. Be
sure to send it from the same e-mail account at which you no longer wish to
receive messages from us. This process will not remove you from our product
PRINCIPLE 3 - SECURITY
Design Science has taken strong measures to protect the security of your
Personal Information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are
honored. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse,
unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Our online
ordering system uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) in all transfers to and from
your computer involving your credit card information.
PRINCIPLE 4 - ENFORCEMENT
If for some reason you believe Design Science has not adhered to these
principles, please notify us by e-mail at email@example.com,
and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. Be
It is our hope that our promise to adhere to these principles will allow you
to use our Web site confident that your privacy is maintained. If you have any
questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement or privacy on this Web
site, please send us email at firstname.lastname@example.org.