Our Commitment To Privacy
The Information We Gather
All information entered into OMNISHARP is in the public domain; the only information we keep private for you 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 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 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 is 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 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 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 of 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 other 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 data security of our customers and our intellectual property. The information that is considered as non personally identifiable is used only in 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
Since no data transmission over 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.
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