Privacy Statement - Effective as of October 22, 2015

IPrivacy Statement - Effective as of October 22, 2015


Aptean is committed to protecting personal information that we collect from you or that you provide to us and to using such personal information in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. We believe it is important for you to know how we treat your personal information received from our websites.

This Privacy Statement covers the information practices of websites that link to this Privacy Statement, including without limitation:,,,,,, and (collectively referred to as “Aptean’s websites”, “our websites” or “the Company’s websites”). Within this Privacy Statement, “Aptean” “we” and “our” means any one or all of the Aptean group of companies.

Please read this Privacy Statement carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you should not use our websites. By accessing or using one of the websites, you are agreeing to this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement may change from time to time (see Changes to this Statement ). Your continued use of our websites after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Privacy Statement periodically for updates.


For each visitor to our websites, our web server may automatically recognize and store information, such as the visitor's IP address/domain name combination; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our websites (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times; download errors; length of visits to certain pages and page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs).

When you visit our websites, or advertisements appearing on it, or use one or more of our website services, we may use "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our websites and contain information to customize your experience to better match your interests and preferences, or to simply facilitate signing in to use our services. By continuing to browse our websites, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into any secure areas of our websites.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using them. This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our websites. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our websites and the advertising displayed on them more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 10 years.

Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies, we may be unable to restore previously specified preferences or customization settings and our ability to personalize your online experience may be limited. Please refer to your browser instructions or "help" screen to learn more about these functions.

Additionally, we may ask you to provide individually identifiable personal information which may include without limitation your e-mail address, name, business title, mailing address, and telephone number. The information that is associated with your individual profile enables you to participate in activities or complete a registration using our websites. You may provide us with information about yourself by filling in forms on our websites or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our websites, subscribe to our services, search for a product, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our websites, enter a competition, promotion or survey, report problems on our websites or participate in other authorized activities on the websites. Please do not provide us with personal information that we do not request as we will have no responsibility or liability to you for the consequences of your doing so.


Domain name information that we collect is not used to personally identify you and instead is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the websites, pages viewed and to improve the content of our websites.

We use your personal information to respond to your inquiries or to process your requests (such as to receive promotional materials). We also use it to administer our websites and for internal operations, including work planning, management and strategic decision making, troubleshooting, data analysis and hygiene, for updating and validating databases, product development, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.

We may also use your personal information to provide you, and/or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about products, services, promotions or events that may interest you. Aptean and these selected third parties may contact you by telephone or by other means for this purpose. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, we, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data those third parties, will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this in advance. If you do not want us to use your data in the manner described in this paragraph, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please indicate this on the form on which we collect your data.

We may share your personal information with other companies that are involved directly in providing services to us.We will only share personal information about you that is reasonably necessary for the other companies to have in order to provide their services to Aptean. These companies are contractually bound to use personal information we share with them only to perform the services we have engaged them to provide. We may also share your information with selected third parties including business partners for the performance of any contract we enter into with them.

We will release information about you if you direct us to do so, if we are required by law to do so, or in other legally limited circumstances (for example, to protect you from fraud). If Aptean or one of its affiliates is sold (either through a merger into another entity or the sale of all or substantially all of the assets of the selling entity), we may disclose your personal information to the prospective buyer because personal information about the selling entity’s customers is typically one of the assets that is transferred to the buyer.


If you provide us with personal information, you shall have the right, on reasonable prior written notice to inspect, change, amend, or delete such information by sending an email to

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by indicating your preferences on the forms we use to collect your data.You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at or at the following address:

Aptean Marketing Department,
4325 Alexander Drive Suite 100
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022

You may also manage your receipt of marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of Aptean’s marketing emails.


Aptean's websites may contain links to other websites such as those of Aptean business associates and sales affiliates. While we try to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites.


We maintain strict physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards that are designed to protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. The only Aptean employees that are authorized to access and use your personal information are those who are responsible for responding to inquiries or requests from you or whose responsibilities include functions that involve a permitted use of your information under this Privacy Statement. Employees who misuse personal information are subject to disciplinary action.


Aptean primarily stores the information we collect in the United States. To facilitate Aptean’s global operations, we may transfer and access such information from around the world, including from other countries in which we have operations. A list of Aptean’s global offices at the date of this Privacy Statement is available here. This Privacy Statement shall apply even if transfers collected information to other countries.

Your information may be processed by staff operating around the world who work for Aptean or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our websites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.


Our websites are not intended for persons under 13 years of age. By using our websites, you are representing and warranting to us that you are 13 years of age or older. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from or about children and we do not knowingly market our products or services to children.


If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about our personal information practices or about this Privacy Statement, please feel free to send us an e-mail at


The terms of this Privacy Statement govern the use and any information collected from our websites. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time, so please re-visit this page as often as you wish. Changes to this Privacy Statement are effective at the time they are posted to our websites.