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  PRIVACY POLICY
 
  1. At Barrakuda.com, the security of your privacy and your personal information is of the utmost importance to us. By using our site, you place your trust in us. Therefore, we take this matter extremely seriously. Below, you will find our Privacy Policy, which applies to your use of Barakkuda.com only. If you navigate away from Barakkuda.com by clicking on a hyperlink listed on this Site, this policy no longer applies. By using this Site, you implicitly agree to the terms of our policy and forfeit any right to legal action against Barakkuda.com as long as the terms of this agreement are kept.

  1. Types of information we collect
    1. Information collected at the time of registration (“Registration Information”): When you register for an account with Barakkuda.com, you will be asked to share identifying information about yourself and/or your business (such as contact information)
    2. Information to be posted on the Site (“Posted Information”): By submitting it, you have agreed to post for public viewing on Barakkuda.com any and all information that you submit for the purpose of sharing with the Barakkuda.com community (i.e. any public information), including but not limited to information in your product listings or public profile.  
    3. Information needed to collect or process payments (“Payment Information”): If you choose to upgrade your account to one of our premium accounts, we may need to collect financial information (such as billing information and check-tracking information) in order to process or collect these payments. By submitting a payment to Barakkuda.com, you agree to have this information collected.
    4. Information about usage (“Usage Information”): Barakkuda.com may collect aggregate statistical information about how Users are using our Site (including what type of software they are using to access it, their location as determined by their IP address, which pages they view and how many times, etc.)
    5. Information collected through Cookies (“Browser-Shared Information”): Barakkuda.com may collect any of the aforementioned types of information, as well as other types of information, when appropriate though your browser’s use of Cookies.

  1. Usage for each type of information
    1. Registration Information: Barakkuda.com may use your registration information to contact you regarding your activity on the site, products/services that you have requested, products/services in which you may be interested, and products/services that you have offered on the Site.
    2. Posted Information: Posted Information is by definition intended to be publicly displayed to anyone visiting Barakkuda.com and therefore ceases being private the moment it is submitted. In the act of submitting this information, you agree to share it with any and Users and thereby forfeit any rights to the information posted. You should therefore ensure that all information that you submit for posting is intended for public viewing and use.
    3. Payment Information: Barakkuda.com will use your Payment Information only to process and collect payments that you submit for services rendered by Barakkuda Co. Ltd.. Barakkuda.com does not keep a database of your payment information. Although keeping your payment information safe is a priority of the first order for Barakkuda.com, and even though we use the best possible technology and practices to ensure that this information is protected, no system is infallible. Barakkuda.com is not liable for loss, misuse or theft of your Payment Information.
    4. Usage Information: Usage information is generally used internally by Barakkuda.com to make improvements to our site and to find problem areas. However, Usage Information may be used, as aggregate statistics, to promote Barakkuda.com to third parties, such as advertisers. This information shall not include any of our Users identifying information.
    5. Browser-Shared Information: Browser-Shared information is also generally used internally by Barakkuda.com to analyze the way in which our Site could be improved. Also, Browser-Shared Information maybe be used to complete transactions that you have initiated or to carry out other procedures in regards to your account with Barakkuda.com. Barakkuda.com does not share this information with third parties, unless you have given your consent for Barrakuda.com to do so, or unless it is deemed necessary to comply with the law.
  1. Rights of Disclosure
    1. Barakkuda.com will only disclose your personal information if it is deemed necessary by Barakkuda.com to protect Barakkuda Co. Ltd., its partners, or its Users from legal action or from any other form of harm. Barakkuda.com will comply with requests for information from governments, courts, and legislative bodies, particularly if we have evidence of misuse or abuse.

  2. How do we protect your information?
    1. Barakkuda.com strives to use the most modern, secure technological and practical systems to protect your information to the utmost. However, no information transmitted over the Internet is ever 100% guaranteed to be secure, so know that you make such transmissions at your own risk.

  3. How do we use cookies?
    1. A “cookie” is a term that refers to a small amount of information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive by a website via your browser. This is an extremely commonplace way of allowing sites to identify users and to ensure their experience is as fluid as possible. Barakkuda.com uses this information in our aggregate statistical analysis of the Site, to ensure that it is working as well as possible for all Users.

      In your browser’s security settings, you can choose whether or not to let your browser accept cookies. If you choose to not accept cookies, Barakkuda.com and other sites may not work in the same way.
  1. Information collected from minors
    1. It is not Barakkuda.com’s intent to allow minors to access our content or conduct business on our Site. However, because of the level of anonymity inherent in the Internet, it is impossible for us to ensure that all Users are of age.

      Parents and guardians may contact Barakkuda.com if they believe a minor in their custody has transmitted personal information and we will remove the information from our Site and database.
  1. Changing the Privacy Policy
    1. Barakkuda.com may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an updated version on the Site. At the time of said posting, the new Privacy Policy will immediately take effect
    2. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be communicated through our posting an amended and restated Privacy Policy on our Site. Our posting the amended and restated Privacy Policy will make such new Privacy Policy immediately effective and any information that we collect or have already collected will fall under the provisions of the most recent version of the Privacy Policy. If at any time, you no longer agree to Privacy Policy guidelines or the Terms of Use, you can formally request, in writing to the address listed below, that all information be returned to you by Barakkuda.com. This Privacy Policy was amended most recently on December 4, 2008.

  2. If you would like to change your information
    1. If you log in to Barakkuda.com and visit the My Account section of the Site, you can view, edit and delete information as you see fit.

We welcome your feed back on our Privacy Policy and other aspects of the Site. Please send your comments and suggestions to: Barakkuda Co. Ltd., 8/F, Parkview Comm'l Bldg, 9-11 Shelter Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, or use the Contact Us page to send us an email.

If you no longer wish to receive emails from Barakkuda.com, you may opt out of such contact at any time by emailing us or by writing to us at: Barakkuda Co. Ltd., Unit B4, 23/F., Block B Fortune Factory Building, 40 Lee Chung Street, Chaiwan, Hong Kong.