Avi Networks Privacy Policy

Last revised July 2018

Avi Networks, Inc. (“Avi Networks”) maintains a website comprised of various Web pages, collectively referred to as the “Website.” This notice describes our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) as it pertains to the Web pages located at avinetworks.com. We may from time-to-time revise this Privacy Policy, and the date of last revision will be available at the top of this page, so please be sure to check back periodically. Avi Networks believes that the confidentiality of customer personal information is one of its fundamental responsibilities. We are committed to compliance with all applicable country-specific data privacy laws, including but not limited to, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Protecting the privacy and security of your Personal Data is of the highest importance to us.

This Privacy Policy governs Avi Networks’ collection, use, and storage of personal information that we may collect about you through this Website. Before using our sites and services, you will be asked to provide your authorization and consent, agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consenting to the processing of information about you as described here and in compliance with relevant data protection laws. The collection, use, and storage of your Personal Data will be strictly limited to the terms for which you provide your authorization. For the purpose of this policy, the reference to Personal Data includes the term “personally identifiable information.”

Avi Networks limits the collection, retention and use of Personal Data to what we believe is necessary or useful to conduct its business, provide quality service, and offer products and services of interest to its customers, provided you have consented to such use.

What information we collect: We may ask for and collect from you, Personal Data such as your name, email address, telephone number, and other information at certain points throughout the Website that we need to respond to your inquiry or provide the service you have requested.

How to use your information: We may use your information:

  • To provide you with personalized content.
  • To process and respond to inquiries.
  • For the purposes for which you provided the information and your consent.
  • To improve the content and navigability of the Website.
  • To alert you about new features, special events, and important announcements.
  • To enforce the Avi Networks End User License Agreement.

Non-Personal Data collected automatically: When you access our Websites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-Personal Data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). This data is used to operate more efficiently the Website and administer the Website. We may combine this information with the Personal Data you have voluntarily provided to offer a better user experience.

Information sharing with third parties: We may disclose your Personal Data and other information to an approved third party
(i) For purposes of outsourcing one or more of the Website functions or functions described in the previous section
(ii) To confirm or update information provided by you; or
(iii) To inform you of important information.
We may also share your information in response to a subpoena, legal order, or official request, when we believe you have acted in violation of the Terms of Use, or when we believe that doing so may protect your safety or the safety of others.

Sharing and use of de-identified information: We may use information that is de-identified (stripped of any information that could be used to identify you) for any reason and shared freely with third parties.

How we collect information: In addition to the methods described above, we may also collect information using cookies, Web Beacons, or similar technologies. These methods permit us to collect various types of information, including which pages you visit and other information.

“Cookies” – Information stored automatically on your computer: Cookies allow us to manage individual inclinations or natural tendencies towards certain interests, products, and needs. In order to tailor our communications with you to make sure that we are addressing your specific needs and not overwhelming you with unwanted information, we use cookies. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your Web browser. When you revisit https://avinetworks.com/, our server recognizes the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. If you choose not to receive cookies, you can still use most of the features of our Website.

Cookies allow us to collect and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our users. This data is collected only in aggregate form.

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons, Web Bugs): We employ a software technology called clear gifs (also known as Web beacons or Web bugs) along with similar technologies to help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies that are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs, which are about the size of a period, are embedded invisibly on Web pages. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs, e-tags, or javascripts to our customers’ Personal Data.

How we protect information: Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.

Links: The Website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Contact: If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at legal@avinetworks.com.