Privacy Policy

This version in effect since December 8, 2012

At SylvaDB.com we appreciate your membership and respect your personal privacy. We understand the personal nature of the information you provide on SylvaDB.com and acknowledge the importance of protecting your privacy rights.  

This privacy policy describes how we collect, protect, use and share information gathered about you on the SylvaDB.com website, located at www.SylvaDB.com ("SylvaDB.com" or "Website").  It is our goal that this privacy policy lays a solid foundation for SylvaDB.com to balance an effective online business model based on advertising revenue with your reasonable expectations of privacy. 

By visiting SylvaDB.com, and/or providing any personal information to the Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and in our Terms of Service. 

This Privacy Policy may be revised or updated from time to time; if any changes occur, we will post notice of the new policy on our home page.  The changes will be posted on this page and we will indicate at the top of this page the date this policy was last visited.  Continued access of the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to abide by this or any future version of this Privacy Policy, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Website. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Website to determine if there have been any changes to this Privacy Policy and to review such changes.

What is personal information?

Personal information is any information about an identifiable person.

What personal information does SylvaDB.com collect?

SylvaDB.com requests your personal information when you register to become a member or choose to revise your member profile.  This information may include, but is not limited to, your personal names, email addresses, location, interests, etc.  

As with many websites, SylvaDB.com collects certain information when you browse, read or download information from our Website.  This information may include, but is not limited to, your IP address, URL request, browser type, and date and time of your request.

How does SylvaDB.com use my personal information?

All data stored on our servers, including log records and account information, may be accessed by SylvaDB.com system administrators. 

SylvaDB.com uses your personal information for services key to our core operations including: identification and authentication, contact, billing, and providing products and services.  In addition, the information you provide in your member profile may be used to tailor your SylvaDB.com experience to your specified interests, preferences or characteristics.  

We use aggregate information (such as how many people visit a page on our website) to analyze and improve our website so that you will have a better experience next time you visit SylvaDB.com.  We also share some aggregate information with current and potential advertisers (such as the number of users that viewed or clicked on their advertisements) to attract and retain the valuable advertising revenue that may support SylvaDB.com.

Who else has access to my personal information?

SylvaDB.com shares information with carefully selected third parties to maintain business relationships. SylvaDB.com may be required to disclose personal information when it is required by law, or may be compelled to do so when there is an emergency involving danger to a person or property. Except as specified in this Privacy Policy or when SylvaDB.com has your permission, SylvaDB.com will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with nonaffiliated parties. 

SylvaDB.com may employ third parties to perform tasks on our behalf and may need to share access to our databases. Examples include but are not limited to handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service.  In line with SylvaDB.com’s mission to provide a graph database management system, SylvaDB.com may sell or share your personal information with affiliates or carefully selected companies who may offer enriching experiences that match your interests. If you do not wish to have your personal information shared, email us at info@SylvaDB.com. 

In the event that we are required by law (including a court order) to disclose the information you submit, we will provide you with notice (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made so that you may object to the disclosure. We will send this notice by email to the address you have given us. We prefer to independently object to over-broad requests for access to information about users of our site, but we cannot assure you that we will be able to do this in all cases. If you do not challenge the disclosure request yourself, we may be legally required to turn over your information.

In addition, as our business changes, SylvaDB.com may choose to buy or sell assets.  In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. SylvaDB.com will transfer information about you if SylvaDB.com is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, SylvaDB.com will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the Website before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Is there anything else I should know about my privacy and SylvaDB.com?

Blogs/ Forums / Comments pages

Any information you choose to disclose on a blog, forum or comments page on SylvaDB.com or in any forums we may develop in the future becomes public information. We cannot control the actions of our site users and we are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.  You should be aware that any personal information you submit on these forums can be read, collected, or used by others and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us.  Your SylvaDB.com member profile is protected by a password for your privacy and security.  Sign off once you have finished using your account on a shared computer to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your password and account information.

SylvaDB.com has security measures in place to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure that your personal information is used and disclosed only pursuant to this privacy policy.  However, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, nor can any method of electronic storage.  Therefore, while SylvaDB.com strives to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. 

Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, sent from a Web server and placed on your computer's hard drive. A cookie is generally used to enhance your browsing experience. You can choose to configure your browser to detect and reject cookies, to accept cookies from all sites, or to notify you whenever a site wants to send you a cookie. If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use all SylvaDB.com interactive products and services.  Check your browse's "Help" files to learn how to configure your settings.

We may use session cookies when you visit our website while your browser is open, or while you are logged into SylvaDB.com. Session cookies are used to support SylvaDB.com activities such as discussions, feedback, forms, registration and e-commerce transactions.  These cookies speed up your experience on our website and expire when you close your browser.  To facilitate member registration and login, we may use persistent cookies to recognize when you return to our website. These cookies are stored on your computer's hard drive for a length of time so if others will be using your computer, you should log out of your account so that your logon information is cleared. 

SylvaDB.com may also use cookies to track usage trends in order to analyze and improve our website, and to report aggregate, non-personal information (such as how many visitors we have).  Our advertisers and any third-party advertising companies we employ may use cookies that originate from their website; SylvaDB.com has no control over these cookies but we strive to work with highly professional organizations who also value your privacy.

Children

This website's content is intended for adults and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under age 13 who you believe has submitted personal information to this site, please contact us immediately at info@SylvaDB.com.

Questions


If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or our use of your information, please email info@SylvaDB.com.