Privacy & Legal

This privacy policy governs the manner in which this site collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of our website and subscribers to our newsletter. This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Mironov Consulting.

Personal identification information

We collect do not collect any personal identification information from users when they visit this site, and they are welcome to visit anonymously. When subscribers add themselves to the Product Bytes distribution list, they may be asked for their email address / name / company / country.  We collect this personal identification information from subscribers only if they voluntarily submit such information, and only to deliver or customize the newsletters and updates they receive.   All emails include an unsubscribe link.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include browser version, type of computer, and technical information about users’ means of connection to our site, such as operating system, Internet service provider and similar information.

Cookies

Our Site may use ‘cookies’ to enhance user experience. Users’ web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browsers to refuse cookies, or to alert when cookies are being sent. If they do so, some parts of the site may not function as intended.

How we use collected information

We may collect and use subscribers’ personal information for the following purpose: to send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send user information, updates and other content. It may also be used to respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If user decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include opinions, events, industry news, updates, related service information, etc.  The user may unsubscribe from  future emails at any time, and detailed unsubscribe instructions are at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.

The Product Bytes distribution list is currently maintained by a third party subscription service (Campaign Monitor) on their secured database, and used for e-newsletter distribution. It includes email addresses, subscriber names, countries and additional personal information (title, company) if provided as well as email tracking data (opens, locations, and newsletter links clicked). The distribution list is not shared or exchanged.  Subscribers who wish to be removed from the Product Bytes distribution list can email rich@mironov.com or click the unsubscribe link included in every mailing.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent users’ or subscribers’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners and trusted affiliates for the purposes outlined above.

Changes to this privacy policy

We have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

LEGAL

All contents of this site (c) 2001-2018 by Rich Mironov . Templates and documents (c) 1994-2018 by Rich Mironov. Product Bytes (TM) 2002. All rights reserved. For CAN-SPAM and GDPR concerns, please send surface mail requests to 233 Franklin Street, Suite 308, San Francisco, CA 94102 USA or email requests to rich@mironov.com.

Updated: 21 May 2018