Privacy Statement of PCSinet and PCSBackup

Information about our Organization and Web sites

Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organization like PCSinet. We are based in North Dakota in the USA.

Our principal activities are: Computer Sales & Service and Online Backup and Recovery.

Our privacy policy covers PCSinet.com, PCSBackup.com and their associated Web sites:

PCSinet
137 22nd Street East
Dickinson , ND 58601
United States of America
Web Site: http://www.pcsinet.com

PCSBackup
137 22nd Street East
Dickinson , ND 58601
United States of America
Web Site: http://www.pcsbackup.com

Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access

You can access our Web sites home pages and browse our sites without disclosing your personal data.

The services and links of our Web sites

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware PCSinet and PCSBackup are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our sites and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by these Web sites.

Automatic Collection of Information

With respect to cookies, we use cookies to customize Web page content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site, however you will be unable to use our shopping cart to purchase items online. This is because cookies are used by the shopping cart to retain information necessary to process your order. If you disable cookies, we will not be able to accept your order online. We do not share any information with any third party sites. Cookies are used strictly for the purpose of enhancing your personal experience with our site.

We use cookies on our Web site only to remember zip code information for weather, email login information (if "remember me" is checked), and quotes for stock display.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We do not distribute or share IP information with any third parties.

We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services.

We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal data from children.

Disclosure and Visitor Choice

We do not disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries or other organizations.

Confidentiality / Security

PCSinet and PCSBackup's websites take every precaution to protect our users information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. Our SSL technology is the most advanced 128bit encryption by Verisign. To learn more about SSL, follow this link www.verisign.com.

All of our users information is classified and restricted. The PCS facility is a secured and locked facility requiring all employees to check in. Security cameras are stationed throughout the building in conjunction with several alarm systems. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. If you wish to have your financial information removed, at the time of your order you may opt to choose the feature listed which will delete your financial information upon completion of your order. Otherwise you may contact us at staff@pcsinet.com or call us at (701) 483-9735 to request that your information be deleted from our database. For future transactions, you will be required to re-enter your information.

All PCS servers including web servers and database servers are housed and maintained in-house by PCSinet. Access to the database is strictly monitored and protected from outside access. Internet access is restricted and protected by multiple Checkpoint and Cisco firewalls and password protection. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secured environment, behind a secured and locked room. All backups are stored and locked in a high-level security room where our database servers are under lock and alarm. Only personnel with proper security clearance has access to such restricted areas. Tape backups are not permitted to leave the premise.

In addition, our employees must use password-protected screen-savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your information.

All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers?information is protected.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to us at staff@pcsinet.com

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask us, by sending postal mail to this address ( PCSinet, 137 22nd Street East , Dickinson , ND 58601 ) whether we are keeping personal data about you.

We will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, within a week. - although we may before require proof of your identity. We will provide the information without any charge.

We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed

We do not reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Privacy Compliance

We use an outside shipping company (FEDEX) to ship orders, and a credit card processing company (NOVUS) to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

PCSinet.com and PCSBackup.com are Owned by a North Dakota LLP and shall abide by all federal and state laws. PCS shall disclose any personally identifiable information when required to by law.

Privacy Support

If you have an inquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact:

Tyler Ferderer
137 22nd Street East
Dickinson , ND 58601
United States of America
(701) 483-9735
staff@pcsinet.com
http://www.pcsinet.com

 

Copyright PCSinet 2003. All rights reserved. Privacy Statement.
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