Proven Quality Assurance

Geotext puts every translation through a QA protocol that includes copy editing, proofreading, and glossary implementation. All of these services, as well as basic formatting and real-time document tracking, are included in our standard rates.

Privacy Policy

This is a privacy policy for Geotext Translations, Inc. Geotext has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses its information gathering and dissemination practices for www.geotext.com and other Internet websites owned by Geotext.

Geotext invites you to contact Lionbridge if you have questions about this policy. You may contact Lionbridge by mail at the following address:

1050 Winter Street, Suite 2300
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451 USA
Attention: General Counsel

You may contact Lionbridge by e-mail at privacy@lionbridge.com.
You may also call Lionbridge at +1 781.434.6000

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals
Please send an e-mail to privacy@lionbridge.com.

Data Collection
P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as “statements”). This policy contains three data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.

Group “Basic Information”
In general, you can visit the Geotext website without providing personal information, but there are times when Geotext will request personal information. Personal information is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, telephone number, physical address, or email address. Geotext may also gather personal information in connection with any contests Geotext offers or if you participate in one of its online communities.

Geotext Translations, Inc. is a U.S.-based company with offices throughout the world. It is possible that any personally identifiable information collected from you may be transferred to other Geotext sites located outside your country of residence that may not have equivalent laws and rules regarding privacy and data protection. We are committed to the security of personally identifiable information and we take reasonable precautions to maintain that protection. Although we use physical and administrative procedures to attempt to safeguard personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that it is completely secure from people who might attempt to evade security measures or intercept transmissions over the Internet.

Geotext collects and uses your information in order to give you better service, to provide you with convenient access to its products and services, and to make its website more useful to you. The contact information Geotext collects is used, in part, to deliver information about Geotext and its partners and promotional material to you. It is also used to contact you when necessary. Information collected through the use of cookies is used to evaluate and improve its website and to help diagnose problems with its server. Geotext will only use (such use including disclosure) your personal information without notice when it believes the use to be required by law or regulation, or necessary to protect or defend the rights or property of Geotext, the safety of the public or the users of its site, or if you have provided Geotext with prior consent to do so.

Geotext may collect the following information:

  • URL of requested resource
  • Full IP address
  • HTTP request method
  • Data bytes in response
  • Response status code
  • User agent information
  • Last URL requested by the user

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity
  • Website and system administration

This data will be used by Geotext and its agents.

Group “Cookies”
Geotext collects the following information:

  • HTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Website and system administration.

This data will be used by Geotext and its agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

The web server sets a cookie as part of a web session. It does so in order to track a session state and maintain the session state. A web server can set and then collect information stored within a cookie. No other data is captured in the cookie.

Group “Registration”
Geotext collects the following information:

  • Online contact information

At the user’s option, Geotext may also collect the following data:

  • User’s Job Title 
  • Name of User’s Employer
  • Given Name (First Name)
  • Family Name (Last Name)
  • Business mailing address
  • Telephone Number

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity
  • Website and system administration
  • Telemarketing

This data will be used by Geotext and its agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

  • Others following the same practices. The user is allowed to opt-out of this data sharing.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

This information is collected when you register to download white papers and demos, or request to be contacted by Geotext. A Geotext Sales or Marketing professional may contact you based on the information you provide. Geotext also reserves the future possibility of sharing lists with Marketing or Alliance partners, who share equivalent Privacy policies.

Opt-Out Policy
If, at any time, you change your mind about receiving information from Geotext or about sharing your information with third parties, please send Geotext a request specifying your new choice. Simply send your request to opt-out@geotext.com.

Cookies
Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a website. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Site administration
  • Completing the user’s current activity

Click here to read more information on our Cookies Policy.

Privacy
Geotext currently contracts with several online partners to help manage and optimize its Internet business and communications. Geotext uses the services of a marketing company to help it measure the effectiveness of its advertising and how visitors use its site. To do this, Geotext uses Web beacons and cookies provided by its marketing company on this site. The type of information Geotext collects includes how visitors find its site, the pages they visit, their activities, and where they exit the site. By supplementing its records, this information helps Geotext learn things like what pages are most attractive to its visitors and which of its services most interest its customers. Although its marketing company logs the information coming from its site on its behalf, Geotext controls how that data may and may not be used. If you do not wish to help Geotext learn how to improve its site, products, and offers, you can Opt-out of this website analysis tool by emailing Geotext at opt-out@geotext.com.

Security
You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of the Geotext network. Any violations may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you. Geotext will investigate any alleged violations and will cooperate with law enforcement agencies if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of violations of the security of the Geotext network include, without limitation, the following:

  • Accessing data not intended for you
  • Logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access
  • Attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network
  • Breaching security or authentication measures without proper authorization
  • Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network including, without limitation, by means of “overloading,” “flooding,” “mailbombing,” or “crashing”
  • Taking any action in order to obtain services to which you are not entitled

Illegal Use
The Geotext network may only be used for lawful purposes. For example, you may not use the Geotext network to create, transmit, distribute, or store material that:

  • Violates a trademark, copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others
  • Violates the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others
  • Impairs the privacy of communications
  • Contains obscene or pornographic content
  • May be threatening, abusive, or hateful
  • Violates export control laws or regulations
  • Encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability
  • Causes technical disturbances to the Geotext network, including, but not limited to, introduction of viruses, worms, or other destructive mechanisms
  • Violates reasonable regulations of Geotext or other service providers with respect to the Geotext network
  • Assists or permits any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above
  • Constitutes deceptive online marketing

If you become aware of any such activities, you are obligated to immediately notify Geotext and take all other appropriate actions to cause such activities to cease.

Unsolicited Communications (“Spam”)
Posting the same or similar unsolicited e-mail messages, bulk commercial advertising, or informal announcements to one or more groups (known as “Spam”) is prohibited. Spam is not only annoying to Internet users; it seriously affects the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the Geotext network. These unsolicited messages can increase costs by clogging the Geotext network, rendering your website inaccessible, and potentially leading to down time of your mission-critical Internet applications.

In addition, both Usenet and e-mail users may not:

  • send or post e-mail messages which are excessive and/or intended to harass or annoy others
  • continue to send e-mail to a recipient that has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive it
  • send e-mail with forged TCP/IP packet header information
  • intentionally omit, delete, forge, or misrepresent transmission information, including headers and return addresses
  • take any other actions intended to cloak the your identity or contact information

Content
Geotext exercises no control over, and accepts no responsibility for, the content of the information passing through the Geotext network, including content provided on any third-party websites linked to the Geotext network. Any website links are provided as Internet navigation tools for informational purposes only and not as an endorsement by Geotext of the contents of such websites. Geotext does not adopt, nor warrant the accuracy of, the content of any linked website and undertakes no responsibility to update the content. Use of any information obtained via the Geotext network is at your own risk.

Geotext does not screen communications and is not responsible for screening or monitoring content used by you.

Consequences of Unacceptable Use
Geotext reserves the right to suspend or terminate access to the Geotext network upon notice of a violation of this Policy.

Indirect or attempted violations of this Policy, and actual or attempted violations by a third-party on behalf of you, shall be considered violations of this Policy by you. Furthermore, it is a violation of this policy to use the services of another provider for the purposes of facilitating any of the activities described above if such use of another provider’s service could reasonably be expected to affect the Geotext network.




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