Denning Software is a software development consulting company to the general public and businesses in all industries. It operates denningsoftware.com in accordance with its mission statement contained on this web site. It is the policy of Denning Software to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Denning Software collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site and the date and time of each visitor request. Denning Software’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Denning Software’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Denning Software may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Denning Software also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on its blogs/sites. Denning Software only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the Denning Software website choose to interact with Denning Software in ways that require Denning Software to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Denning Software gathers depends on the nature of the interaction requested by the user. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at denningsoftware.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Denning Software are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and other information required to process the requested transactions. In each case, Denning Software collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Denning Software. Denning Software does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Denning Software may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Denning Software may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Denning Software does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Denning Software discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Denning Software’s behalf or to provide services available at Denning Software’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Denning Software ‘s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Denning Software will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Denning Software discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Denning Software believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Denning Software, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Denning Software website and have supplied your email address, Denning Software may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Denning Software and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Denning Software takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Information Provided to Sponsors
As a matter of policy Denning Software does not accept payments or resources from any provider of products, except that Denning Software may elect to publish consumer information from such providers solely in an effort to make the information that it provides to the public as complete and impartial as possible.
Denning Software does not endorse any specific product or any specific provider of products. Denning Software believes that the appropriate product for any given situation is entirely dependent on the personal needs of the buyer and the economic and personal circumstances surrounding their particular situation. Therefore, Denning Software makes every effort to publish complete and useful information in general and individual products in detail, as well as suggestions on how to access and evaluate the appropriateness of a specific product as a solution to a given task.
If Denning Software, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Denning Software goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Denning Software may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Reuse of Publications
Denning Software has issued and continues to issue a broad range of information the sole objective of which is to educate about software planning, design and analysis as well as other topics related to its business. Some of this information might be used in a sales situation by third parties. Denning Software makes no endorsement as to any specific product or product provider. Denning Software believes an educated consumer well always make better product and business choices.
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