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Privacy Policy (PP) Last update: December 2005

By submitting the online order form, or by using PolurNET Communications’s service, Customer hereby agrees to PolurNET Communications's Terms of Service (TOS), Acceptable Use Policy (AUP), No Spam Policy (NSP), and Privacy Policy.

Unless otherwise specified, in this AUP,the usage of "us", "we", "our", and "ours" shall refer to PolurNET Communications, a company based in Canada, and all its parents, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns. The usage of "you", "your", "they", and "them" shall refer to the Customer of PolurNET Communications.

Moreover, in this PP, "PolurNET Communications" shall refer to CIAN Technologies Inc., doing business as PolurNET Communications, a federally incorporated Canadian company, based in Surrey, BC, and governed by the laws of British Columbia, and all its parents, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns; unless otherwise specified, "PolurNET Communications", "PolurNET", and "Polur.Net" shall have the same meaning and shall be interchangeable.

1. Introduction.

PolurNET Communications respects the privacy of every individual who visits its Web sites and uses its services. This privacy statement provides notice of the standards and terms under which PolurNET Communications protects the privacy of information supplied by visitors to sites on the World Wide Web that are owned and operated by PolurNET Communications, including www.polurnet.com. This privacy statement provides notice of our information collection practices and of the ways in which your information may be used. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this information.

2. Personally Identifiable Information.

PolurNET Communications typically receives specific data about its Web site visitors only when such information is provided voluntarily, such as when our visitors request information, purchase or enroll for services, provide resume information for employment opportunities, or send us e-mail. Of course, some of these activities require that you give us information, such as when you make a purchase, use a credit card or electronic payment service to pay for PolurNET Communications services, submit your resume, or request certain types of information.

We collect the following types of information about you:

Contact Information

  • • Name
  • • Company
  • • Postal Address
  • • City
  • • State
  • • Country
  • • Zip code or postal code
  • • Email address
  • • Telephone number
  • • Fax number
  • • Internet domain name

Financial Information

  • • Credit or debit card information
  • • Cardholder name
  • • Bank Name (for checks/money-orders)
  • • Card number
  • • Type of card (e.g., Visa, Mastercard)
  • • Expiration date
  • • Security code
  • • PayPal account information
  • • Email address of PayPal account

Verification Data

  • • Internet Protocol (IP) address for fraud-prevention purposes

Other Information

  • • Additional Information to use for billing purposes, fraud security checks, legal authorities etc.

When you provide personally identifiable information to PolurNET Communications through one of our Web sites, it will be used to fulfill your specific request. However, PolurNET Communications reserves the right, in its discretion, to send you bulletins and other important information about your PolurNET Communications services.

PolurNET Communications currently sends service communication e-mails through www.polurnet.com and www.polurnet.com, and does not send marketing e-mails or newsletters through www.polurnet.com. The service communication e-mails are essential to our registering you for service and to our continuing provision of services to you. Therefore, you may not opt out of receiving these e-mail messages.

PolurNET Communications will not, however, sell, trade, or otherwise disclose your personally identifiable information unless we are authorized or legally required to do so, or in the case of imminent physical harm to any person. On those PolurNET Communications sites where you may provide PolurNET Communications with credit card, electronic payment service, or other ordering information via the Web, PolurNET Communications protects and secures this information by employing commercially customary Web-based security and encryption protocols, an example of which is the Secure Socket Layer (SSL). On those sites where you voluntarily offer any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, PolurNET Communications will treat that portion of the information as non-confidential and non-proprietary and, except as otherwise expressed in this privacy statement, PolurNET Communications assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure.

3. Non-Personally Identifiable (Generic) Information.

In general, PolurNET Communications gathers some generic information automatically. Generic information does not reveal the identity of the visitor. It usually includes information about the Internet address assigned to your computer, the number and frequency of visitors, and the PolurNET Communications sites visited. PolurNET Communications gathers this information for the limited purpose of determining customer service and Web site needs. We accomplish this by using certain technologies, including "cookies" (a technology that can be used to provide the visitor with tailored information about PolurNET Communications services). PolurNET Communications does not combine information collected in this way with any personally identifiable information. You can set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you can refuse it. However, refusing some cookies may make it impossible to use or navigate the PolurNET Communications Web site properly.

4. Your PolurNET Communications-Hosted Web Site, Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms and Third Party Sites.

Information that you disclose in a public space, including on any bulletin board, chat room, or Web site that PolurNET Communications may host for you as part of your PolurNET Communications services, is available to anyone else who visits that space. PolurNET Communications cannot safeguard any information you disclose in these locations. Additionally, PolurNET Communications Web sites may contain links to sites that belong to third parties unrelated to PolurNET Communications. PolurNET Communications cannot protect any information you may disclose at these sites and recommends that you review the privacy policy statements of those sites you visit.

The Live Chat system that PolurNET Communications uses for customer support is a one-on-one chat. PolurNET Communications owns or licenses the Live Chat software and operates it on PolurNET Communications's server and network. No third party collects any information that you provide through the Live Chat system. PolurNET Communications may retain and use logs of the Live Chat sessions for any of the following purposes:

  • • to analyze and resolve system problems;
  • • to compile and update frequently asked questions (FAQ) and entries in the customer support Knowledge Base;
  • • to report problems to and obtain technical support from PolurNET Communications's vendors, suppliers, or service providers;
  • • to train personnel providing support to customers via Live Chat;
  • • to evaluate the job performance of personnel providing support to customers via Live Chat;
  • • to measure the effectiveness of Live Chat in providing support to customers;
  • • to improve the quality and effectiveness of Live Chat in providing support to customers; or
  • • to perform any other internal task related to providing services to PolurNET Communications customers, provided that performance of the task does not require disclosure of any of the contents of a chat session without the customer's prior permission.
  • 5. Exceptions and Limitations.

    Notwithstanding the foregoing and in compliance with applicable laws, PolurNET Communications (i) cooperates fully with state, local, and federal officials in any investigation relating to any content (including personal or private electronic communications transmitted to PolurNET Communications) or purported unlawful activities of any user of the PolurNET Communications Service, and (ii) takes reasonable measures to protect its proprietary rights. For the limited purposes of accomplishing such cooperation and measures and in compliance with applicable laws, PolurNET Communications may be required to disclose personally identifiable information.

    In addition, PolurNET Communications may elect to monitor the areas of communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate PolurNET Communications's business; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of PolurNET Communications or others.

    6. Sale or Transfer of PolurNET Communications's Stock or Assets.

    In connection with the potential or actual sale or transfer of any of its interest in www.polurnet.com, and other sites owned by PolurNET Communications, and any of the assets or stock of the company, PolurNET Communications reserves the right to sell or transfer your information (including, but not limited to, name, address information, and other information you provided to PolurNET Communications) to a third party that (i) concentrates its business in Web hosting or communication products or services; (ii) agrees to be PolurNET Communications's successor in interest with regard to the maintenance and protection of information collected and maintained by PolurNET Communications; and (iii) agrees to the obligations of this privacy statement. To the extent it is practicable to do so, this paragraph shall also apply in the event of any bankruptcy proceedings involving PolurNET Communications.

    In the event that PolurNET Communications plans to transfer your information to a third party incident to a potential or actual sale of any of PolurNET Communications's assets or stock, or incident to any bankruptcy proceedings involving PolurNET Communications, PolurNET Communications will:

    • • Notify you by e-mail, at the e-mail address then on file for your account, at least thirty (30) days prior to the transfer taking place; and
    • • Give you the opportunity to decide whether you wish for your information to be transferred to the third party. Please note, however, that if you choose not to allow your information to be transferred to the third party, you may have to terminate or cancel your service with PolurNET Communications. At the time of providing notice to you of the upcoming transfer of information to a third party, PolurNET Communications will tell you whether you will have to terminate or cancel your service, should you decide not to allow PolurNET Communications to transfer your information to the third party.

    7. Applicable Laws.

    AS A MATERIAL CONDITION OF USING THIS WEB SITE OR PolurNET Communications, HOSTING SERVICES, OR BOTH, CUSTOMER AND PolurNET Communications AGREE THAT THE USE OF THIS SITE IS BOUND AND GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND THE LAWS OF CANADA APPLICABLE THEREIN, REGARDLESS OF WHERE CUSTOMER MAY RESIDE, ACCESS THE INTERNET, OR CONDUCT HIS, HER, OR ITS BUSINESS.

    MOREOVER, CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT PolurNET Communications RECEIVES AND STORES PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ON SERVERS LOCATED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. FURTHERMORE, CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO SUCH FLOWS OF HIS OR HER PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ACROSS BORDERS FROM HIS OR HER COUNTRY TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR CANADA.

    SPECIAL NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR CANADA.

    PolurNET Communications's Web site and services are operated by PolurNET Communications, a website operated in both Canada and United States of America. PolurNET Communications's site and services can be accessed by visitors and customers from countries around the world. Such countries may have differing laws with respect to Internet communications, the formation of contracts, consumer protection issues, privacy, and the transfer of personally identifiable information.

    8. Changes in this Privacy Statement.

    If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes in this privacy statement, on the home page, or in other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

    We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

    9. Contact Us.

    If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: info@polurnet.com

    10. Access to Personally Identifiable Information.

    If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may update it by making the change on our member information page or by e-mailing our Sales/Orders Department at sales@polurnet.com.

    11. Sharing of Information.

    Agents

    We use an outside credit card processing company to bill you for services. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any purposes other than to bill you for our services.

    Service Providers

    We use other third parties to provide various additional services for you on our Web site. When you sign up for the additional services, we will share certain elements of the information you provide to us as necessary for the third party to provide that service.