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Howaygis Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy applies to information we collect when you use any of the HowayGIS products (HowayGIS HyperGIS, Howay GNSSViewer, HowayGIS handheld, HowayGIS GNSS Station, HowayGIS Software) or access our website located at http://en.howaygis.com, or interact with us.

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. Whenever we make changes to this privacy policy, the changes are effective four (4) weeks after we post the revised privacy policy to our website. We encourage you to review our privacy policy whenever you access our services to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us.

The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, industry, and other contact or identifying information you choose to provide should these be required by any interaction with us.

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services

When you access or use HowayGIS products, we may automatically collect information about you, including:

· Log information – information about your use of our services, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our services.

· Device information – the computer or device you use to access our services, including the hardware model, and operating system and version.

· Information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies – various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in your device memory that helps us to improve our services and your experience, see which areas and features of our services are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our services or emails and to track count visits or understand usage and campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Information Choices” below.

Information We Collect From Other Sources

In order to provide you with access to the service, or to provide you with a better service in general, we may combine information obtained from other sources (for example, a third-party developer whose application you have authorized), and combine that with information we collect through our services.

Use of Information

We do not use your information for serving up ads.

We use information about you for various purposes, including to:

· Provide, maintain and improve our services.

· Provide services you request, process transactions and to send you related information, including confirmations and invoices.

· Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;

· Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service.

· Communicate with you about HowayGIS related news and information.

· Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our services.

· Personalize and improve our services.

By accessing and using our services, you consent to the processing and transfer of your information in and to Australia, the United States and other countries.

Sharing of Information

Remember, we do not share your information with advertisers.

We may share personal information about you as follows:

· With third party vendors and other service providers who need access to your information to carry out work on our behalf (e.g., our payment processors who handle any payment portion or subscriptions);

·  If we believe disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request;

·  To enforce applicable user agreements or policies, including our Terms of Service; and to protect HowayGIS products, our users or the public from harm or illegal activities;

·  In connection with any merger, sale of our assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

· If we notify you through our services (including our privacy policy) that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.

We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.

Third Party Analytics

We may allow third parties to provide analytics services. These third parties may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information.

Our privacy policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, third party cookies, web beacons or other tracking technologies and we encourage you to check the privacy policies of these third parties to learn more about their privacy practices. This information may be used by HowayGIS products and third parties to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and other websites and better understand your online activity.


HowayGIS products take reasonable measures to help protect personal information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.


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Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from HowayGIS products by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.