To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
To deliver services, such as newsletters, events, training or software, that you request or purchase.
To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from WorldWide Merchant, if you so request.
To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of WorldWide Merchant, with your approval, we will combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, we will not provide you the personalized service and won't merge your personal information with site-visitation data.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
WorldWide Merchant may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on WorldWide Merchant or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of WorldWide Merchant and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of WorldWide Merchant employees, users of WorldWide Merchant products or services, or members of the public.
Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which WorldWide Merchant or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. WorldWide Merchant abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, WorldWide Merchant will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
WorldWide Merchant may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service or security issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirming you requested a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Security of your Personal Information
WorldWide Merchant is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a WorldWide Merchant Web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on WorldWide Merchant; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about WorldWide Merchant Web site usage. We may share aggregated site statistics with partner companies but do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the WorldWide Merchant Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.
Changes to this Statement
WorldWide Merchant will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, WorldWide Merchant will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.
Sales / Refunds
We sell services not software purchases are used electronically. No hard deliverables are included for software purchases. All sales are final.
At the time of checkout, we will obtain an authorization from the credit card you have provided WorldWide Merchant. Once credit card authorization has been received, you will receive instructions and a link to begin using our services. Once you complete your order, you will receive an email acknowledgment that provides information about your purchase.
WorldWide Merchant welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement, please contact us by email or postal mail.
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