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Our Commitment To Privacy

We, at OmniSharp, Inc. (“OMNISHARP”), understand and care about the importance of your online privacy. Please, read this Privacy Policy statement, which describes what personally identifiable information (“PII”) we collect from you and what we do or do not do in order to better protect it. The Privacy Policy deals strictly with what OMNISHARP does with your PII submitted via OMNISHARP services (“Services”) on OMNISHARP websites (“Sites”) only and does not take responsibility for what others may do if you decide to publish publicly any part of your personally identifiable information on any of the OMNISHARP Sites. This notice applies to all current OMNISHARP visitors (“Visitors”) and members (“Members”) as well as former Visitors and Members of the Sites. If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should not access and use our Sites and Services. If you have questions or concerns about OMNISHARP Privacy Policy, you can always contact us at info[at]omnisharp[dot]com.

The Information We Gather

All information entered into OMNISHARP is in the public domain; the only information we keep private for your own protection is your email address. OMNISHARP is a public online resource network and a platform enabling people to ask for aid and offer aid via various Services offered on or through the Sites. Any PII that is collected by OMNISHARP is provided by you strictly on a voluntary basis. You can visit our Sites and engage in many activities without providing any PII. However, if you would like to use our Services to submit, upload, post, display, contribute, transmit, otherwise make available on the Sites or publish (collectively, “Publish”) information, text, graphics, sounds, messages, photos, music, video, links, software, data, profiles, and content (collectively, “Content”) you may have to register as a Member and create a profile(s) by providing related PII. The information we collect in such cases is necessary to provide you with access to the Services and includes your name or nickname and valid email address, or discretionary one which is used for your profile creating. It is up to you to include additional PII for your profile such as your name, gender, age, occupation/title, organization, website, country, state/province, city, and preferred language(s) of communication. Persons under the age of 13 are prohibited to use the OMNISHARP Sites and Services and OMNISHARP does not knowingly collect or monitor any information that may be Published by such persons. If OMNISHARP learns that a profile is created and/or Content is Published by a person under 13, OMNISHARP will immediately remove and delete that profile and Content from the Sites.OMNISHARP also collects also information that is not considered PII such as your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered from all Visitors and Members using the Sites and Services. Some of the information we ask you to provide on the Sites registration and profile forms and wizards is identified as mandatory (usually the fields marked with an asterisk) and some are not mandatory. If you do not provide valid data for the mandatory fields, you may not be able to engage in further activities or benefit from offered Services. On some pages, you can submit information about other people – for example, if you find information of interest on our website and want to email it directly to a friend. In this case, the type of information we may collect is your email address; we may also collect your friends’ (the recipients’) email addresses. OMNISHARP Sites contain links to other websites, not owned, operated, or otherwise related to OMNISHARP, at which PII may be collected. In such cases, the collection and use of your PII will be governed by the privacy policies applicable to those websites. To improve our Sites and Services and better serve our Members and Visitors, we may use “cookies”. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your Web browser. Cookies that may be created on your computer by using our websites do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. They provide a method of distinguishing website users and enable us to record your preferences. Cookies cannot be executed as programs or deliver viruses. Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies. You can set up your browser to not accept cookies. In such a case, however, you may not be able to access some of our pages and use some of our Services. This notice applies to all personally identifiable information submitted to the Sites and collected by OMNISHARP only, which includes but is not limited to member registration, profile creating, submitting parts or complete PII via Services to various registration and profile forms and wizards, emails, and forms and documents received by mail or fax.

The Way We Use Information

While the information we collect is the foundation of our ability to provide you with superior products and services, our most important asset is our customers’ trust. Keeping our customers’ information secure and using it only as promised is a top priority for all of us at OMNISHARP. We use the PII as you provide it to support and enhance the main functionality of Sites and Services as a free public online platform where people can ask and offer aid. Specifically, we use the name or nickname and email address you provide when register as a Member to allow you access to OMNISHARP Sites and Services. OMNISHARP Services do not display publicly your email address and OMNISHARP does not sell, rent, share, trade, or give away your email address. Your profile information that may include name, gender, age, occupation/title, organization, website, country, state/province, city, and preferred language(s) of communication and which is provided at your discretion is always automatically displayed and visible to the visitors on your home OmniSharp. OMNISHARP does not take responsibility for what third parties may do with your publicly Published profile information. OMNISHARP itself does not sell, rent, share or trade your profile information. We use the return email addresses associated with your profile to answer abuse reports, or suggestions we receive. Such email addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. We offer an email-to-a-friend feature on our Sites. The information you provide through this feature is used to account for the visitors’ areas of interest. We do not share, exchange, or sell the collected email addresses with other parties. We may disclose personal information, when required by the law, in order to comply with the law or regulations of a government agency, or regulatory body, or in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or another legal process. We may disclose account or registration information when we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, contact and bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Service Agreement, including Code of Conduct, in order to protect the data security of our customers and our intellectual property. The information that is considered as non personally identifiable is used only in an aggregated way for statistical purposes and analysis and never used in a way that may personally identify you. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Third Party Services

On some of the Sites, OMNISHARP may use third-party services for the purpose of serving and/or targeting ads, promotions, and other marketing messages. In order to perform their services such third parties normally collect anonymous data through the use of cookies. To learn more about their privacy information use practices visit their respective privacy policy sites.

Data Security

Since no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure, OMNISHARP cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personally identifiable information you are transmitting to the Sites. You understand and acknowledge that the submission of any such information by you via the Internet is at our own risk. Once OMNISHARP receives your information it makes efforts to ensure its security on its platform and Sites. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, OMNISHARP maintains appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards.

Privacy Policy Changes

OMNISHARP reserves the right to change its Privacy Policy at its sole discretion. In such cases, the Privacy Policy posted on our Sites will be updated accordingly.In case OMNISHARP sells its assets to another entity or is acquired or merged with another entity, Member information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In such cases, transferred customer information remains subject to the pre-existing Privacy Policy, and the new entity is required to advise you on any Privacy Policy changes.

How to Contact Us

Should you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please write us at: info[at]omnisharp[dot]com.