Somatus Privacy Policy

Somatus, Inc. Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policy

Somatus, Inc. is concerned with safeguarding your privacy on-line. Accordingly, Somatus has developed this policy statement to assist you in understanding why Somatus collects particular personal identifying information and how Somatus will protect your personal privacy within its website (the “Privacy Policy”). By making you aware of Somatus’s data collection and use practices, we can provide you with better service.

The following information summarizes our personal identifying information gathering and dissemination practices for the Somatus website located at the URL, www.somatus.com, (the “Site”). Personal identifying information includes information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, organization, title, phone number, or email address.

Somatus reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If Somatus makes material changes to this Privacy Policy, Somatus will post those changes at this location so that you are aware what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Please review this Privacy Policy on a periodic basis.

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your information by Somatus, as described below.

What Information Does Somatus Collect?

Users may visit the website without giving Somatus any personal information. Contact demographic information may be voluntarily provided by individuals who want Somatus to contact them. The contact demographic information is name, title, employer, telephone number and email address. We also collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses from all users of our Site, the date and time of access, and may catalog the type of computer, browser, or operating system used by the user.

How Does Somatus Use that Information?

You are able to browse the Site without providing any personal identifying information, although your browser may tell us what type of computer and operating system you are using as well as other kinds of technical information. Below, is more detail on how Somatus uses the personal identifying information of those individuals who have voluntarily provided their contact information so that Somatus may contact them.

  • Contact Information: Somatus may use your contact information to provide its services, to advertise its services, to provide you with news, updates, products, services, upcoming events and other information, and to get in touch with you when necessary with respect to transactions. We do share your contact information with our business partners, as is necessary to provide our services and for advertising purposes. Except for sharing arrangements with Somatus’s business partners, we do not share your contact information with other types of third parties for any other purpose, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law or unless we first obtain consent from you to do so. Site visitors who do not wish to receive notifications or other information via email can choose to opt out of receiving such information at any time upon receipt of any promotional email.
  • Technical Information: We use technical information, such as your IP address or browser type, to help diagnose problems with our servers, analyze Site usage trends, track user movements on the Site, and to otherwise manage and monitor our Site.

What About the Use of Cookies?

Somatus may use cookies on the Site to personalize and customize the experience of its visitors. Cookies are pieces of information, which Somatus uses for record-keeping purposes, which the Site transfers to your computer’s Web browser for storage on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allows us to better understand and monitor how many people are using our site and for what purpose. We may also use cookies to retrieve certain information to help us determine which features and services are most important to you. Somatus, however, will not use cookies to record passwords or credit card or other financial information. Moreover, you can delete any cookies residing on your hard drive by following the instructions for your Web browser.

Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Consequently, your Web browser is likely set to accept cookies. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, you should understand that it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

What About External or Third Party Web Sites?

To the extent hyperlinks or gateways (whether through banner advertisements or otherwise) are utilized to access external or third party sites, you should be aware that these external or third party site are not controlled by Somatus and therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. Somatus suggests that you check the privacy policies of these sites to determine how the proprietors of these third party sites will utilize your personal identifying information.

What About Security?

Somatus places a premium on making sure that personal identifying information remains private and secure and is not subject to misuse or manipulation. Accordingly, this Site has industry standard security measures in place, including storage of personal identifying information in a secure environment, to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Somatus’s control. Although Somatus has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, you should consider carefully if you want to submit sensitive information via the Internet. Messages that you send to us via e-mail may not be secure. Somatus suggests that you do not send any confidential information to us by e-mail. If you choose to send confidential information to us by e-mail, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept your information. Somatus urges you to take every precaution to protect your personal identifying information when online.

What About Correcting, Deleting, or Updating Information?

At any time, you may contact Somatus at website@somatus.com to correct, modify, or delete the information you provide to Somatus through this Site, namely, your name, organization, title, e-mail address and phone number. Moreover, when you cease to use Somatus ‘s services and no longer wish to be included in Somatus database, you may contact Somatus at website@somatus.com to request to have your information removed from our database. In the event that Somatus receives such a request or change, Somatus may require you to confirm or verify any change to your record.

What About Children?

Somatus cares about the safety of children on its Site and encourages parents and guardians to monitor their children’s use of the Internet. Although the Site is suitable for a general audience, this Site is intended for use only by users who are over 18 years of age. Accordingly, Somatus does not knowingly solicit personal identifying information from children or send them requests for personal information.

What About Any Other Questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the information collection and dissemination practices of this Site, or Somatus’s use of your personal identifying information, you can contact Somatus at Somatus, Inc., 1861 International Drive, Suite 600, McLean, VA 22102 or email website@somatus.com.

Updated March 2020

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