Collection of your Personal
We will ask you when we need information that
personally identifies you (personal information) or
allows us to contact you. Generally, this
information is requested when you are registering
before entering a contest, ordering e-mail
newsletters, joining a limited-access premium site,
signing up for an event or training, or when
purchasing and/or registering Integrated Data
Processing, Inc. products. Personal information
collected by IDP.NET often is limited to e-mail
address, language, country or location, but may
include other information when needed to provide a
service you requested.
For example: If you choose a service or transaction
that requires payment, such as making a purchase in
the Shopping area of the Web site, we will request
personal information necessary for billing and/or
shipping, such as: name, address, telephone number,
and credit card number.
When you buy and install a new product, we may ask
you to register your purchase electronically. We
keep this registration information on file with any
information you've already given us on previous
visits to our Web site.
IDP.NET also collects certain information about your
computer hardware and software. This information may
include: your IP address, browser type, operating
system, domain name, access times and referring Web
site addresses. This information is used for the
operation of the service, to maintain quality of the
service, and to provide general statistics regarding
use of IDP.NET.
IDP.NET also collects information about which pages
our customers visit within IDP.NET. This site
visitation data is identified only by a unique ID
number, and it is never linked with personal
information unless a user consents as described
IDP.NET uses its own proprietary private
registration and authentication service. When you
sign in to our sites, you will be asked to provide
your e-mail address and/or account ID and a
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following
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 alert you to product upgrades, special offers,
updated information and other new services from
Integrated Data Processing, Inc., 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 IDP.NET, 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
We may 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.
Integrated Data Processing, Inc. 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 Integrated
Data Processing, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and
defend the rights or property of Integrated Data
Processing, Inc. and its family of Web sites, or (c)
act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal
safety of Integrated Data Processing, Inc.
employees, users of Integrated Data Processing, Inc.
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
Integrated Data Processing, Inc. 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. Integrated Data
Processing, Inc. 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
IDP.NET DOES NOT provide your information to other
companies for any purpose without your permission.
When you register, or otherwise give us personal
information, IDP.NET will not share that information
with third parties without your permission. It will
only be used for the purposes stated above.
Registering also allows you to tell us how or
whether you want IDP.NET to communicate with you.
After registering, go to the Profile Center and
establish your preferences in the Contact Options
sections. There, you can decide what information you
want to receive and how you want to receive it. Or
you can tell us not to contact you by removing check
marks from the contact option boxes. If you buy
software through IDP.NET, and do not want to receive
such information, do not check the box on the
Checkout page (or on other pages where personal
information is collected) which says: Yes, I would
like to receive other offers through IDP.NET.
IDP.NET 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
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that
your personal information is correct and current.
If you register on a IDP.NET or subscribe to a
newsletter, you can review and edit your personal
information at the Customer Service Center. You will
be asked to enter your .NET Passport and password
before viewing your personal information.
At the Customer Service Center you can:
View and edit personal information you have already
given us at IDP.NET.
Tell us whether you want IDP.NET to send you
Choose whether you want third parties to send you
their offers by postal mail.
Subscribe, or cancel subscriptions, to newsletters
about our services and products.
Some services offered on IDP.NET may collect
information that is not accessible via the Profile
Center. However, in such cases, you can access your
personal information by contacting IDP.NET as
described at the bottom of this statement, or
through alternative means of access described by the
service. For example, if you buy software through
IDP.NET, you can review and edit your personal
information by contacting one of our Customer
Service representatives Monday through Friday,
between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET at
Security of your Personal Information
IDP.NET 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.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
IDP.NET is a general audience site and does not
knowingly collect any personal information from
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on
the customer's machine (if the customer accepts
cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the
the collection of the site visitation statistics
newsletter links are clicked by customers. This
information is used to ensure we are sending
information customers want to read. It is collected
in aggregate form and never linked with your
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 IDP.NET Web page. We do not use
this technology to access your personally
identifiable information on IDP.NET; it is a tool we
use to compile aggregated statistics about IDP.NET
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 IDP.NET 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. Some areas of our site may not function at all
unless you allow cookies.
Questions about cookies? Read more.
Changes to this Statement
IDP.NET will occasionally update this privacy
statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last
updated" date at the top of the privacy statement.
Integrated Data Processing, Inc. welcomes your
comments regarding this privacy statement, please
contact us by e-mail, or postal mail.
Integrated Data Processing, Inc.
3905 Railroad Avenue
Fairfax, Virginia 22030