This Statement is effective as of October 1,2013.
Your privacy is important to IBM; maintaining your trust is paramount to us.
This Statement discloses the information practices for IBM’s and our affiliaters’ Web sites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. It also describes how cookies, web beacons and other technologies may be used in our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings and software products.
This Statement aplies to IBM Web sites that link to this Statement but does not apply to those IBM Web sites that have their own Privacy Statemen. Additionally, it does nos apply to instances where we merely process data on behalf of clients for theri benefit, such as when we act as a web hosting service provider.
From time to time, we may supplement this Statement with additional information relating to a particular interaction we have with you.
IBM has been awarded TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal signifying that this Privacy Statement and our practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe’s program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program covers only information thath is collected through www.ibm.com and does not cover information thath may be collected through downloadable software. SaaS offering, or mobile applications. TRUSTe’s mission, as an independent third part, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions of complaints regarding our privacy or practices, pleace contact the IBM Web site coordinator. If you are not satisfied with our response you cn contact TRUSTe, if your matter relates to our U.S. Web sites. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison to help resolve your concems.
International Bussiness Machines Corporatin complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework and the U.S.-Sites Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from the European Union member countries and Switzerland. International Business Machines Corporation has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view International Business Machines Corporation’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/
Collection of Personal Information
Use of Personal Information
sharing of Personal Information and International Transfers
Information Security and Accuracy
Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Technologies
Links Non-IBM Web Sites and Third Party Applications
Notification of Changes