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Global Privacy Policy

Updated on 9 February 2011

Westcon Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Westcon”) is compliant with all applicable data protection and data privacy laws in the jurisdictions in which it operates. We will treat all your Personal Information as confidential (although we reserve the right to disclose this information in the circumstances set out below). We will keep it on a secure server and we will fully comply with all applicable data protection laws, including EU Data Protection consumer legislation, from time to time in place. As a company, Westcon shares your concerns about maintaining the privacy of personal information collected on the Internet. Use of this Website constitutes consent to Westcon’s collection and use of personal data as outlined below in connection with its family of websites (the “Website”).

  • Collection of Personal Information from Site Users; Cookies

    Westcon may collect and/or track

    • the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of users to the website,
    • the e-mail addresses of users that communicate with Westcon or the website by e-mail,
    • information knowingly provided by the user in online forms, registration forms, etc. (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data)
    • aggregate and user-specific information on which pages users access.

    Westcon may place Internet "cookies" on users' hard drives. Internet cookies can save data about individual users, such as the user's name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of a site viewed by the user, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the user. When the user revisits the website, Westcon may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the user's experience accordingly. Users may decline Internet cookies, if any, by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available. However, declining to use cookies may impede the ability of the website to function properly. When a user performs a search within the website, Westcon may record information identifying the user or linking the user to the search performed. Westcon may also record limited information associated with every search request made by the user and use that information to, among other things, solve technical problems with the service and to calculate overall usage statistics.

  • Use of Personal Data Collected

    Westcon may use personal data it collects for internal purposes, specifically, for solving technical problems, calculating overall usage statistics, for internal marketing and promotional purposes, product development, and content improvement. Unless noted otherwise on this website, Westcon will not disclose to third parties any individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to Westcon, except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes (e.g., subpoenas); in connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of Westcon; or to protect the rights or property of Westcon. Westcon will cooperate with law enforcement authorities. Further, you agree that you do not object to us contacting you for those purposes specified herein whether by telephone, e-mail or in writing and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under EU Directive 2002/58 on Privacy and Electronic Communications.

  • Opt-Out Right

    Users may at any time opt out of having their personal information used by Westcon to send promotional correspondence to the user, by contacting Westcon by email or postal mail at the address(es) below:

    Legal Department
    Westcon Group, Inc.
    520 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591

  • Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data

    Upon request by postal mail or e-mail Westcon will provide to users a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by Westcon regarding the user. Users may modify, correct, change or update personally identifiable information that Westcon has collected by the website or may cause their personal record to be removed from Westcon’s database by contacting Westcon via postal mail or e-mail indicated in paragraph (d) above.

  • Collection of Personal Data from Children

    Westcon does not knowingly solicit information from children and we do not knowingly market the website or its services to children. No one under the age of 13 should submit any personal information to Westcon and/or the website.

  • Westcon’s Right to Contact Visitor/Subscriber

    Westcon reserves the right to contact users of the website regarding changes to the Terms of Use generally, this Privacy Policy specifically, or any other policies or agreements relevant to website users. Westcon reserves the right to change this privacy policy unilaterally and without notice.