Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (“the Company” or “we” or “us” or “our”) values your privacy rights. Please take a moment to review our policies and practices described below. By visiting our website, you consent to these policies and practices.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect your IP address when you access this website.
We will collect certain personally identifiable information (“PII”) about you if you contact us through our website (using the Contact Us page) and submit such information. For example, we will ask for and collect your name, company name, address, city, state, zip/postal code, country, email address, phone number, fax number, and any other information that you choose to provide to us in your subject line and message. We also collect your PII, including, without limitation, your e-mail address, if you subscribe to our e-mail alerts or online newsletters.
We collect general non-personal information about you when you visit our website, such as whether you have accessed the page before and the time of your last visit. We accomplish this through a cookie placed on your computer (see below for a description of how cookies function).
HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION USED?
We consider the PII we collect from you to be confidential. If you submit your e-mail address or other PII to us via our website while requesting information or contacting someone at the Company, we will use this information only to the extent necessary to respond to your request(s) and as discussed below.
We use the information collected about site visits, including IP address, the pages you view, information you search for, the average time spent on our websites, and statistical information about website visits, to better understand our audience and its interests, and to increase the functionality and user-friendliness of our site.
To the extent permitted by law, any information collected over our website or concerning its use (personal and non-personal) may be disclosed to government authorities or third parties pursuant to a legal request, subpoena, or other legal process. We may also use or disclose your information as permitted by law to collect debts, fight fraud or protect the rights or property of the Company, our website, its users, or third parties, or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. If you are visiting the site from a member state of the European Union or another country with strict data protection or privacy laws you should be aware that this site is hosted in the United States, which does not have similar laws in place.
We may use technologies such as cookies to learn about your visit. A cookie is a piece of information that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie allows us to determine that a visit has occurred within our site, as well as which pages were viewed.
When you access our website, we place a cookie on your computer. This cookie is not used to identify you and will not collect personal information.
You can decide if and how your computer will accept cookies by configuring the preferences option within your web browser. If you choose to decline cookies, however, some of the functionality of this website might be impaired.
TO WHAT THIRD PARTIES DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION?
HOW DO WE PROTECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED ON THIS SITE?
We have established certain reasonable electronic and administrative safeguards to protect the PII in our possession from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Nevertheless, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from unauthorized intrusion by third parties, such as hackers.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
Our websites might contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of those other sites. You should consult those sites’ privacy policies.
WHAT IF THERE IS A CHANGE IN CORPORATE CONTROL?
In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, or in the event of a sale of assets, the Company reserves the right to transfer your personal information to the new party in control or the party acquiring assets.
HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US?
If you would like to contact us about this policy or our website, you may e-mail us at Investor_Relations@hhvc.com.
This Policy is effective January 1, 2012