Altair is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of its
Websites, and to complying with the applicable laws regarding data
effective May 1, 2013, describes how the information that Altair
collects from you over its websites is handled and protected.
Collection of Information
Altair gathers information about you on our Websites. When you visit
an Altair Website, you provide Altair with the following information:
Non-personal information collected by Altair through your interaction with a Website
Personal information you knowingly and voluntarily disclose
to Altair, such as (a) upon registration, if applicable
(such as your name, e-mail address, company name, company or personal
address, phone numbers and related data) or (b) when requesting or
obtaining any Altair products or services online, or products and
services provided by Altair affiliates, partners or suppliers or (c)
when using online services which require specific technical information
be provided by you, such as CAD data, materials models or information,
flow data, FE models, and so on, to take advantage of online services.
Usage of Non-Personal Information
When you register or sign into Altairís Websites, Altair collects such
non-personal data as your IP address, your browser type, and certain
information from your browser using "cookies". A cookie is a piece of
data stored on a computer that is tied to information about the user.
You can easily remove or block this cookie using the settings in your
browser if you wish to disable this feature. To confirm that you are
logged into the service, we use session ID cookies that immediately
terminate once you close your browser.
Altair may use this data and share it with our subsidiaries and
vendors providing web services to Altair to monitor the effectiveness of
our Websites and to make improvements.
Usage of Personal Information
Altair uses your personal information to provide you with access to
specific areas on a Website, and to allow you to participate on the
Websiteís social networking facilities, such as posting comments and
questions on our blogs, and to allow Altair to obtain payment for goods
or services procured by you via a Website, and for contacting you for
promotional purposes. Altair uses your information to comply with US
Government rules and regulations regarding export of technical
information and/or products.
For online services provided via a Website, such as www.CFDCalc.com or
www.connect.altair.com, Altair uses the information provided by you for
setting up the technical problem(s), solving the problem(s), and
generating reports to be accessed by you or other registered members
authorized by your companyís administrator. Altair may also use the
information to contact you regarding reported problems and issues.
Each registered userís account is secured by a member-created
password. Altair employs commercially reasonable measures to protect
usersí information that is stored in relation to its Websites.
You understand and acknowledge that copies of use content you provide
outside of secure transactions may remain viewable in cached and/or
archived pages or if other users of a Website, have copied and/or stored
your user content.
While Altair employs reasonable security measures to protect its own
and its usersí information,
Altair cannot guarantee the security of each userís account
information, as unauthorized entry or use, software or hardware failure,
and other uncontrollable factors may compromise the security of each
userís personal information at any time.
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Altair does not disclose personal information to any third party unless Altair believes that disclosure is necessary to:
Protect Altairís rights;
Coincide with legal requirements (ex: responding to a
subpoena, search warrant, or any other legal process serviced upon
Altair). Altair will not reveal information until Altair has a good
faith belief that the law enforcement information and/or private
litigant request meet the applicable legal standards;
Protect the safety of its users and their personal information;
Enhance your promotional and informational-sharing experience
Respond to the request of a user.
Altair may provide services jointly with other affiliates or companies
and Altair may share customer information with such affiliate or
company in connection without your use of that service.
Altair expressly reserves the right to transfer personal information
to a successor in interest that acquires the rights to that information
as a result of the acquisition of Altair, or the sale of a substantial
portion of its assets to that successor in interest.
You may inquire about your personal data stored by Altair and/or a
list of third party provider companies by sending an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Altair will provide you with a readable copy of
the requested material. Altair will require proof of your identity
before providing such data.
Correct, Updating or Removing Your Information
At any time, you can correct, update, or remove any of the personal
information youíve provided to Altair upon registration. You need to
log in your account and use the "Edit Profile" feature.
Comments, Messages, and Links posted on the Website
Whenever you voluntarily post any information as a comment, blog,
message, link, photo, video, and/or other information to a Web site,
that information can be accessed by the public and can then be used by
those people to send you unsolicited communications. Additionally, if
you post a link to your network website on any third party side, your
public profile will be viewable by a third party that clicks on your
link. If you do not wish to have your public profile viewable to any
third party, you should not post links to your network web site or third
The Altair Websites may contain links to other sites, including sites
posted by you or other registered users. Altair is not responsible for
the privacy practices of other Web sites. This Policy applies solely to
the information collected in the use of Altairís network and Altairís
We offer links to other websites. Please note: When you click on
links to other websites, we encourage you to read their privacy
policies. Their standards may differ from ours. Altair is not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.
Altair retains the right, in its sole discretion, to change this
Policy at any time. Such new policy will take effect within thirty (30)
days of posting on this site. Each user is bound by any change to this
Policy if he or she uses the site after said changes have been posted
Childrenís Personal Information
Altair does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13.
You can send a request to remove your name from Altairís marketing
list, if you do not wish to receive any marketing information by using
the "Unsubscribe" link located in the electronic marketing material or
by sending a message to email@example.com stating that you would like
to be removed.