At iriver Ltd., we believe in keeping our customers informed of our company's practices, especially those regarding the privacy of our online visitors. This Privacy Statement contains the guidelines that will be followed if and when we collect information from your visits to our Web sites. These guidelines pertain only to your visit to the Web sites operated by or for iriver.com, regional iriver sites and their URLs. Sites which are linked to/from these sites may have different privacy policies so please visit their sites for details on their applicable practices.
For each online visitor, iriver's Web server automatically recognizes, collects, and/or maintains certain kinds of information such your IP address/Domain name combination and any referring sites. iriver may use several electronic tools to do this, two of which are cookies and Web beacons.
When you visit an iriver Web site or advertisements appearing thereon or use an iriver Web site service, we may use "cookies" to store certain information on your computer. Cookie technology allows us to recognize you and hold information from your visit, so that we can deliver more individualized content and advertising. You can set your browser to delete cookies from your hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. If you delete or block cookies, we may not be able to restore any customized settings that you previously indicated, and our ability to personalize your experience with iriver Web sites will be limited. Please refer to your browser instructions or the "help" screen to learn more about these commands.
iriver may also itself research or employ third parties to research particular usage and activities on our Web sites via Web beacons. The information collected through these Web beacons is in an anonymous, aggregate form. It is used to learn more about users, including demographics and usage patterns, and can result in more accurate reporting and more effective marketing.
Generally, iriver does not require that our online visitors provide personally identifiable information to visit and use our Web sites. However, such information is necessary if you elect to participate in certain activities and if you choose to refrain from providing the required information, you may not be eligible to participate in those activities. iriver may request "personal information" to enable you to participate in contests and in forums, to fill out registrations, or to order products and services through these sites. Personal information is individually identifiable information such as your email address, name, mailing address, telephone number, social security number, credit card number, or persistent identifier (such as a customer number held in a cookie) which is associated with individually identifiable information. iriver may combine the information you directly provide on our Web sites with information we may collect offline from you or from third parties. This is so that we can more effectively customize our site, services, and offers to you.
iriver will not share the personal information you provide on iriver Web sites with any other parties, except (a) to affiliated iriver companies, (b) with your consent (refer to paragraph below), (c) as may be required by law or court order, (d) to persons or companies with whom iriver engages to carry out or provide support for the operations of the site or our business, or (e) under extreme circumstances to protect the personal safety or property of our users, the public, or ourselves.
iriver may also gather, aggregate, and maintain anonymous information pertaining to our online visitors, such as visitors hobbies, interests, purchasing habits, and music preferences. This aggregated information can then be used to tailor iriver's Web site contents and advertising to supply a better experience for our visitors. iriver may also share aggregated information with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties to provide various kinds of statistical information. This information does not include any personally identifiable information about you or allow anyone to identify you individually.
Unless you request otherwise, iriver may contact you to provide information about products, services, promotions, contests, or other activities or offers that may interest you. You may specify whether or not you wish to receive such communications on our Web sites where such opportunities are given or by submitting the required information. Additionally, every time iriver contacts you, you will have the opportunity to elect not to receive further direct communications.
iriver makes great efforts to maintain the security of your personal information and to prevent unauthorized access to it through the use of appropriate technology and internal procedures. Nevertheless, iriver does not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
By submitting any personal information to iriver Web sites, all users, including without limitation users in the member states of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of the information in Korea and in the United States of America.
If you have any questions or comments about our personal information practices or about this Privacy Statement,
please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org