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Sybari Software Privacy Statement

Last Updated:  May 2005

Microsoft  is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains the data collection and use practices of Sybari Software.  Sybari Software is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation.  Our primary goal in collecting personalized and company information is to provide our customers with superior online services. In summary, we use customer contact information to fill orders, contact purchasers to inform them of their order status, to send promotional information, to provide updates to computer software, to provide updates to signature files, to enhance the operation of our site and to administer our system. By visiting the Sybari Software website, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information 

We receive and store information that you supply to us via our web site and regular operations. This includes information regarding an order such as your name, company name, email address, billing address, mailing address, billing information, credit card number, credit card expiration date, shipping address, website usage password, E-Newsletters opt-in options, “Channel Partner” opt-in options, Third Party opt-in options. This may also include information provided by you to us via email, phone customer service, or questionnaires.

In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with Microsoft, information collected through the Sybari Software Web site may be combined with information obtained through other Microsoft services.  We may also work with certain companies who, in conjunction with their own customer incentive programs, may provide information about you to use including your account information and purchasing authorization.

We may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with the Site. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses. 

Use of Your Personal Information

Microsoft collects and uses your personal information to operate its sites and deliver the services or carry out the transactions you have requested. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service, improving the sites and related Microsoft products or services, making the sites easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information, and displaying customized content and advertising based upon the information we have collected about your interests and preferences.

We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We will only share your information with its "channel partners" with your consent.

We may send offers to selected groups of Sybari Software customers on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give that business your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, please indicate that you are opting out of such notification in your user profile.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as Web site hosting, packaging, mailing and delivering prizes, answering customer questions about products and services, and sending information about our products, special offers, and other new services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Personal information collected by Microsoft may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Microsoft or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by visiting Sybari Software, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Microsoft 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.

Protection of Your Personal Information

Sybari Software 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 on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal 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.

Access to and Control of Your Personal Information

You can review and edit the personal information you provided to Sybari Software by contacting us as described at the bottom of this statement.

Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide to Sybari Software will not be shared outside of Microsoft and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.

Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make while visiting Sybari Software will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to Microsoft in the context of other, separately operated, Microsoft products or services.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features for using Sybari Software's website . The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of Sybari Software's website features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.

Contacting Sybari Software.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact us at:

Sybari Software
Privacy Policy
353 Larkfield Road
East Northport, NY 11731-1429
(631) 630-8500; Fax: (631) 630-8550;