Nutshell reserves the right in our sole discretion to revise, amend, or modify this policy and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification of this policy will be posted online at http://www.nutshell.com/support/, and a User's continued use of the Product will signify agreement to such changes.
How Nutshell Uses Information
We will not sell or market the email addresses or other collected personal information of registered Users to third parties. We will not distribute, sell, or barter any data that you upload into the Product. We may view your Nutshell instance data and uploaded information to provide system maintenance and technical support only. You acknowledge and agree that Nutshell may occasionally send you communications regarding your account or the Product via email.
Cookies and Passive Data Collection
IP Addresses also help us diagnose network congestion, problems with our servers and otherwise assist in the administration and delivery of the Product to our Users.
User Information Nutshell Collects
Once you register with Nutshell and sign in to the Product, you are not anonymous to Nutshell.
When registering with Nutshell, you provide Personal Data, which may include company name, industry, number of employees, phone number, your title, city, state, country, zip code, a user name, confirmed email address, and a password. Nutshell does not intentionally gather Personal Data about visitors who are under the age of 13. Nutshell may also record your IP address when you submit information.
Nutshell also may collect, at your option, certain preference and demographic information from you. All information collected by Nutshell is used for internal purposes of providing the Product, providing support to users, and to improve the Products. Aggregating non-identifying information supplied by users allows Nutshell to understand its user base and to improve the Products.
To protect your account information, please keep your password secure.
Cookies and Passive Data Collection
Nutshell automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you request. Nutshell utilizes Google Analytics to analyze trends with non-personally-identifiable data.
Users should be aware that other websites visited before entering the Nutshell websites might place Personal Data within a User's URL during a visit to their website, and Nutshell has no control over such websites. Accordingly, some of this information may be logged by Nutshell.
Links to Third Party Sites
Nutshell websites may contain links to other sites that are not under our control. These websites have their own policies regarding privacy. You should review those policies before visiting the websites. We have no responsibility for linked websites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.
Nutshell Service Providers
Nutshell does not disclose Personal Data to third parties, except to process credit card information for orders in accordance with PCI compliance security guidelines. However, at a future time, Nutshell may need to provide users' Personal Data to other third parties to deliver specific Products to the user (such as hosting services or support Products). These third parties will be required to adhere to Safe Harbor Privacy Principles or at a minimum Nutshell will require the third party to certify they follow privacy protection equal to Nutshell's.
Nutshell does not disclose Personal Data, including the data you enter or upload into the Product, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with an enforceable government request such as a warrant.
Change of Ownership
In the event of a change in ownership, or a direct merger or acquisition with another entity, we reserve the right to transfer all of Nutshell User information, including Personal Data, to a separate entity. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you (by posting on www.nutshell.com or via an email sent to the email address you provide) of any change in ownership, merger or acquisition of Nutshell's assets by a third party.
All of your Personal Data, stored by Nutshell or otherwise, is considered confidential and private. Appropriate industry standard administrative, physical, and technical safeguards will be maintained by Nutshell to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
Nutshell shall not: (a) Intentionally modify your Personal Data, (b) Disclose your Personal Data except as compelled by law or as expressly permitted in writing by you, or (c) Access your Personal Data except to provide maintenance, verification, or prevention of technical problems, associated with the Product or to provide technical support at your request.
Nutshell takes reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems but does not expressly make any guarantee these security measures will prevent third-parties from obtaining Personal Data by illegal actions or attacks. Should such an attack be perpetrated, Nutshell will supply authorities with available information on the third party when such event comes under prosecution.
It is your responsibiility to choose secure passwords and to keep them safe. Nutshell cannot be responsible for Personal Data that is compromised due to an insecure or stolen user password. If you are authenticating with Nutshell via a third-party (e.g. Google Apps), those passwords must also be secured.
Updating or Removing User Information
You may, at any time, choose to correct or update the information you have submitted to Nutshell by updating your account on our website or in the Product. If you cancel your account, your Personal Data and other information may be retained in our archive or backup records.
Privacy Complaints and Inquiries
If you have a dispute or complaint about privacy on a Nutshell website or the Product, we kindly ask that you attempt first to resolve the issue directly with Nutshell by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.