D-Link Corporation and its subsidiaries (alternatively referred to herein as "D-Link", "we", “our” or "us") are committed to protecting your privacy on dview.dlink.com. We recognize that the trust placed in us by you requires comprehensive and responsible privacy protections, and we are therefore committed to providing you with a positive, easy, and secure online experience.
We recognize the need to maintain the confidentiality of information that you reasonably expect to remain private. You expect, deserve and receive nothing less than our fullest commitment to your privacy. We also have an obligation to assist law enforcement and other government agencies responsible for protecting the public welfare, whether it be an individual or the security interests of the entire nation. If and when we are asked to help, we do so strictly within the law and under the most stringent conditions.
Any information you enter during the submission of forms can be collected and stored in our customer database. In order to better define the types of information that is collected, D-Link has identified and grouped these into two categories:
a) Personal Information; and
b) General Non-Specific & Demographic Information.
We may track your navigation through this site by recording the Uniform Resource Locator (URL), as well as your computer's IP address, which is a unique address assigned to your PC by your Internet Service Provider or Information Systems Department on a TCP/IP network.
In order to provide you with the best online experience possible, we collect both personal and non-personal information to give us a better understanding of the demographic and geographic profile of our customers. The information we collect is reviewed closely to assist us in determining the most popular products of interest to our customers, and better structure our site(s) to suit your needs.
By tracking your IP through our site, we can better understand the types of products and information which is relevant to our customers and may from time to time, use this information to provide our customers with information or promotions which match their various geo- and demographic dynamics.
From time to time, we may send surveys to our customers via email or online at our website in order to solicit your feedback on improvements we should make to the site in order to improve your online experience. These surveys are completed on a voluntary basis and personal and general information are not required. Refusal to complete the survey or poll will not result in any penalization of the customer(s) standings with our organization. Should you not wish to receive notification of subsequent surveys or polls, you can click the link supplied at the bottom of every promotional e-mail we send you to request that you not receive such notifications in the future.
We may also run contests and/or sweepstakes at various times. By entering the sweepstakes you agree to disclose your personal information for our use in future marketing campaigns. Your consent for our use of your information is a condition of your participation and eligibility for any such contest or sweepstakes.
In some cases we may combine web usage information related to your access to our websites with personal information. We use the combined information to provide our customers and web visitors with a better online experience by providing customized features, services, and advertising. Once combined, the resulting data is protected as personal information as described in this Policy.
Should you contact us via the email contact links on our site, or via telephone or written correspondence, we may keep your comments on file for future use in our contact database.
Your personal information will not be sold, traded or rented to another party and is for the express internal use of D-Link and D-Link only except as otherwise stated in this policy.
We may share your personal information within D-Link for purposes of data processing or storage. We may also provide personal information to trusted partners who are acting on behalf of or with D-Link under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help D-Link communicate with you about offers from D-Link and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share your information.
We may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal information and other related information if required by law or regulation. We also may use your personal information to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
We will ask you for your opt-in consent to share your personal information with a third party for any purpose not described above or as otherwise required by applicable law or regulation. Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, D-Link decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses 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 D-Link's practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
You can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your D-Link Partner account. D-Link will not share or use your personal information provided to or received by us online in ways contrary to this Policy without informing you first and offering you a choice. You may choose to stop receiving our marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails.
"Cookies" are files that are created by websites and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can contain a variety of information, such as a simple count of how often you visit a website or information that allows us to customize our websites for your use. A D-Link cookie cannot be recognized or viewed by another website, thus ensuring privacy the customers' or web visitors’ part. There is no way for a cookie to view or store any information from your hard drive, capture your email address, or pass on a computer virus.
You can configure your web browser to alert you when a website is attempting to send a cookie to your computer and allow you to accept or refuse the cookie. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer, including third party cookies, or delete cookies previously accepted, by adjusting your web browser preferences. Some web pages may not work correctly if you have cookies disabled.
Web beacons (also known as "clear gifs" or "one-pixel gifs") are small graphic images on a web page or in an email that allow us to monitor the activity on our websites or to make cookies more effective. D-Link or a third party acting on our behalf may use web beacons in certain of our web pages and emails to gauge the effectiveness of our marketing efforts and email correspondence. We do not tie the information gathered by these web beacons to our customers’ personal information.
We maintain a variety of physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. When you are ordering services via our website, we use the Internet encryption protocol Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to protect the security of your personal information. The SSL protocol is also implemented for (i) guarding your account information when you are viewing your bills or orders on our websites, and (ii) securing all logs of settings and online services of your device(s). D-Link will continue to revise its policies and implement additional security features as new technologies become available. However, no system or service can provide an absolute assurance of security, especially services that rely to some extent on the Internet. Therefore, by using our services and website(s), you acknowledge the risk that third parties may gain unauthorized access to your information. If we determine that a security breach has occurred and that such breach creates a risk of identity theft or service disruption, we will make reasonable attempts to notify you.
You should understand data via online transmission is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee full protection and security data, only that we take all reasonable action to protect information sent to us electronically. Transmission of any data by you is at your own risk. Where applicable you may be given access to sections of our site that require a password. You are responsible for the password's safety and confidentiality.
D-Link endeavors to maintain the accuracy of your personal information. If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove, or deactivate it or by contacting us here. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to D-Link employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.