Collection of your personal informationWe will always tell you before we collect any Personal Information and inform you of the purpose of the collection. "Personal Information" is any information that can be used to identify an individual, and may include, but is not limited to, name, email address, postal or other physical address, credit or debit card number, title, occupation, and other information required to provide a service, deliver a product, or carry out a transaction you have requested. Some of the reasons we collect your Personal Information include:
- Requesting service and support for our products or services
- Placement of a transaction or order
- Participation in an online survey
- Participation in chat
- collaboration efforts
Uses of your personal informationWe will only use your Personal Information in the way we specified when it was collected. We will not subsequently change the way your Personal Information is used without your consent. Some of the ways we may use your Personal Information include:
- To process your orders and deliver the products and services
- To provide support and assistance for our products and services, including the provision of security patches.
- To provide the ability to contact you, and provide you with shipping and billing information.
- To provide customer feedback and support.
- To conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide better products and services to our customers and end users. Your completion of any questionnaires is voluntary.
- To support recruitment inquiries.
- To meet contract obligations.
Non-personal/anonymous information collectionIn some instances, Metwaves may collect non-personal (aggregate or demographic) data through cookies, web logs etc. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance, and effectiveness of the website. Please read the "Cookies" section below for more information.
Sharing your Personal InformationWe do not sell or rent your Personal Information to third parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so. We may share your Personal Information within Metwaves or any of its subsidiaries for purposes of data processing or storage.We may respond to court orders or legal process by disclosing your Personal Information and other related information, if necessary. We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
Security of your Personal InformationMetwaves is committed to protecting personal information you share with us. We utilize a combination of industry-standard security technologies, procedures, and organizational measures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
When we transfer sensitive personal data (for example, credit card information) over the Internet, we protect it using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology.
While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit.
We recommend you to take every precaution in protecting your Personal Information when you are on the Internet. For example, change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, and make sure you use a secure browser. Please visit the Linksys website for more tips for using security features when connected to the Internet using a router.
CookiesLike many websites, Metwaves uses technologies such as cookies, which allow us to make your visit to our website easier, more efficient and more valuable by providing you with customized experience and recognizing you when you return.
A cookie cannot read personal data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites; indeed, the only Personal Information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. Accepting the cookies used on our website may give us access to information about your browsing behavior, which we may use to personalize your experience and track user traffic patterns, and to merge this info when you register. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of our website information to our users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. You may browse most of Metwaves's website without accepting cookies from Metwaves; however, some website functionality may be lost by disabling cookies on your computer. Other Metwaves web pages, particularly those which require a login and password, require cookies and cannot be used when you have disabled cookies in your browser.
If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website or via HTML-formatted emails, you can set your browser to warn you before it accepts cookies or refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser.