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DATA COLLECTION AND USAGE
No third party software is installed with the Software. As part of the Software, additional software components ("Software Components") authored by Company may be incorporated into the Software or installed alongside the Software for the purpose of Software maintenance, updates and aggregate usage statistics. The Software Components installed may include ALUpdate and ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool. Through ALUpdate and ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool, Company does not collect, use, or disclose any personally identifiable information.
Company may collect information relevant to Software usage through ALUpdate including IP address, a non-personally identifying unique ID, operating system information, reporting date, and ALTools information. ALTools information includes ALTools product names, versions, subversions, locales, and run counts. ALUpdate will not automatically update Software without your explicit consent, but may display update notifications for you to download and install updates for the Software as they become available. ALUpdate may perform self-maintenance in order to update all or part of itself for the sole purpose of maintaining a high quality of service and maintaining internal compatibility with itself for installed ALTools applications.
ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool requires user action and explicit consent to report Software errors to Company. Information transmitted by ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool may include Software name, Software version, stack dump, loaded modules, crash address, operating system information and a non-personally identifying unique ID.
All information collected by Company is aggregated then deleted. Company may disclose aggregate information at its sole discretion.
During your use of the Software you may at your sole discretion choose to register for a user account with Company to enable certain features of the Software. Your user account is governed by the terms of service at the Company web site where you obtain your user account, and account information is provided by you purely on a voluntary basis. Company only requires minimal information from you to create your user account, which includes a valid email address, but you may provide additional information to Company at your sole discretion. Your email address is used to verify your account, and is also used to send you news and update information about Company and Company products, including the Software and ALTools. You may choose at any time to change your account settings to receive or not receive these notifications. Please refer to the Company web site for more information at http://www.altools.com.
Your user account provides you with access to additional features in the Software. During your use of additional features of the Software, you may enter personal or sensitive data. This data is securely encrypted so that only you can access it with your password, transmitted over SSL and stored in encrypted form on Company servers for you to access from any Internet connected PC with the Software installed on it when you login to the Software through your user account with your correct ID and password. Secure data cannot be retrieved without your correct ID and password, so Company cannot access your encrypted data and cannot restore your encrypted data to an intelligible form. Please refer to the Company web site for details regarding security at http://www.altools.com.
CONTENT AND DISCLOSURE
You understand that all content resulting from links to external web sites or search queries, including, without limitation all data, links, articles, search results, photographs or other materials ("Content") made available or accessible through the Software, is the sole responsibility of the entity from whom it originated. You understand and agree that by using the Software, you may be exposed to Content that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable in your community. You agree to accept all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any risks associated with the integrity, quality, legality, accuracy or completeness of such Content. You acknowledge that Company and its Third Party Suppliers do not control or have knowledge of the Content made available or accessible through the Software and that Company and its Third Party Suppliers bear no liability, directly or indirectly, for any damage caused by the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.