Checkmarx Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 15, 2015

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the policies and practices of Checkmarx Ltd. (“we,” “us,” or “Checkmarx”) and the choices you have in connection with the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information that you provide to us or that may be generated by your use of our Web site (the “Site”). Please review carefully this Privacy Policy before making any use of the Site. Each use of the Site by you constitutes your consent to the collection, transfer, storage, disclosure and other uses of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

THE PRIVACY PHILOSOPHY OF CHECKMARX

Your privacy is important to Checkmarx. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, due to the nature of Internet communications and evolving technologies, unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, the security of user information may be compromised at any time. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not actively collect personal identifiable information. When you visit our Site you remain anonymous. Some areas of our Site may however require you to provide us with certain information, such as a user’s name, email address, contact information and other personally-identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may be collected from you and stored in our databases, request support, enter into a sales promotion or otherwise interact with us (for example through the “contact us” option). When you submit or make available your Personal Information through the Service, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such information pursuant to this Privacy Policy. If you do not wish us to collect any Personal Information from you, please do not provide us with any such information. However if you will not provide us with the required information we may not be able to provide you with the information/services requested by you.

COLLECTION OF NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

Our servers automatically collect data about your Internet Protocol address when you visit us. We collect non-identifiable information about your access to our site and your visit to it. We may also collect technical non identifiable information about the type of web browser, computer, platform, related software and settings you are using; any search terms you have entered on our Site or a referral website; and other web usage activity and data logged by our web servers.

When you use the Site, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make Checkmarx better for our users.
We may use “cookies” on or in connection with our Site to maintain non personally identifiable information about you. A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Checkmarx may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. When you visit our Site, our computer may ask your computer for permission to employ the use of a session or persistent cookie. Our Site will then send a cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits our Site to access the cookies it has already sent to you and not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Most web browsers can be adjusted to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. However, refusing a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you from using, or negatively impact the display or function of, our Site or certain areas or features of our Site.

HOW WE USE INFORMATION

The personal information you provide to us may be used for a variety of purposes such as provide you with support, sales promotion or other interaction with us (for example through the “contact us” option). Any such use will be made only following your affirmative express consent through our Site. Your information may also be used by us, in aggregate manner for internal purposes to improve our site, content, customize advertising and content. We may also use information we collect for internal analytical purposes.

Checkmarx uses “cookies”, web beacons, log file information and other non-personally identifiable information for purposes such as to: (a) collect website users’ usage data to enable easy access to the Site and otherwise improve the Site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of the Site; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and (e) track your entries and submissions to the Site.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Checkmarx will not rent or sell your Personal Information to others.

OPT-OUT OPTIONS AND UNSUBSCRIBING

Checkmarx may send you, from time to time, email communications, with news and updates about the Service or other products, as well as other marketing communications and promotional offers.. if, you wish to stop recieving such promotional information you can opt-out by clicking the “unsubscribe” link available at the bottom part of each email sent from Checkmarx which will remove your email address from any such mailing lists.

LINKS

The Site may contain links to third parties’ web sites. While we attempt to provide links to sites that value your privacy, we cannot be responsible for the content or privacy policies of such sites. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of such third parties’ Web sites linked or provided through the Site prior to any use of such Web sites.

BUSINESS TRANSFERS

In the conduct of our business, we may sell some of our assets. Information collected from users of the Site, including personal information, could be transferred as part of such transaction. By submitting your personal information through the Site, you agree that your information may be transferred to third parties under such or similar circumstances.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Checkmarx may occasionally revise this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in its Site and other practices. Therefore, you should review Checkmarx’s Privacy Policy prior to each use of the Site, particularly each time before you submit your personal information through the Service, so you could be informed of any changes in our privacy practices. At all times, the most current version of our privacy policy will supersede any other versions of our privacy policy. You can determine when the Privacy Policy was last modified by checking the “Last updated” legend at the top of the Privacy Policy. If the policies described in our Privacy Policy change in any material respect, we will notify you by posting the revised policy on our Site, by email, or by other means that we may choose and as required by applicable law. We may apply changes to information previously collected by us, to the extent permitted by law. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of the new or modified Privacy Policy, you agree to immediately notify us that your personal information should be deleted. Your continued use of the Site after such changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of any such changes.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, you can contact us by email at contact@checkmarx.com.

GENERAL

This Privacy Policy replaces all previous disclosures we may have provided to you about our privacy practices associated with the Site. The examples contained in this Privacy Policy are illustrations only and are not intended to be exhaustive.

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