your privacy is important to Althos. We
strive to keep your personal information
confidential. By ensuring that you are aware
of and understand the Althos Customer
service. Please take a moment to read the
following policy to learn how we handle your
Why we collect personal information
Althos collects and uses your personal information to give you superior customer
service, to provide you with convenient access to our products and services,
and to make a wider range available to you. In addition, we use your personal
information to keep you up to date on the latest product announcements, product
updates, special offers, and other information we think you’d like to hear
about. From time to time, we may also use your personal information to contact
you to participate in a market research survey, so that we can gauge customer
satisfaction and develop better products.
How we collect personal information
We collect information about you by asking to be included in an email mailing
list, we collect and store the information you provide in a secure database.
How we protect your personal information
Althos safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic,
and managerial procedures. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your
personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use
a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser.
Collecting other personal information
When you browse Althos’s website, you are able to do so anonymously.
Generally, we don’t collect personal information when you browse — not
even your email address. Your browser, however, does automatically tell us the
type of computer and operating system you are using.
Like many websites, the Althos website uses “cookie” technology.
When you first connect to our site, the cookie identifies your browser with a
unique, random number. The cookies we use do not reveal any personal information
about you, except perhaps your first name so we can welcome you on your next
visit. Cookies help us understand which parts of our websites are the most popular,
study traffic patterns on our site so we can make the site even better.
In some of our email to you, we use a “click-through URL.” When you
click one of these URLs, you pass through our web server before arriving at the
website that is your destination. We track click-throughs to help us determine
your interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer
Our company wide commitment to privacy
To make sure your personal information remains confidential, we communicate these
privacy guidelines to every Althos employee. In addition, Althos participates
in industry initiatives—such as the Online Privacy Alliance (http://www.privacyalliance.org)
and TRUST—to preserve privacy rights on the Internet and in all aspects
of electronic commerce.
Althos does not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send
them requests for personal information.
Althos's website contains links to other sites. Althos does not share your
personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy
practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
If we are going to use your personal information differently from that stated
at the time of collection, we will try to contact you via email using the most
recent information we have. If you have not given us permission to communicate
with you, you will not be contacted, nor will we use your personal information
in a new manner.