This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") governs personal information you provide in connection with the Tech Central™ web site (the "Site") operated by MDSA, LLC (the "Company"). Please read this Privacy Policy in addition to the Terms and Conditions governing your use of the Site. Any capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning given to them in the Terms and Conditions.

1. Information Collected
In order to access certain products, services and areas (collectively, the "Services") within the Site, you need to provide certain identifying information (collectively, "Registration Data") requested in the Registration Form. This information may include your legal name, employer, address, shipping address, phone number, e-mail address, subscriber name or "screen name," and password used to access the Services. The Company reserves the right to request any additional information necessary to establish and maintain your account for use of any of the Services available on the Site.

The personal information you provide us is transmitted using secured encryption technology to a secured database server. Once you submit the Registration Form and become a Temporary User of the Site, the Company reviews such information to determine whether to approve you as a Registered User. If you become a Registered User, the Company stores such information to customize your experience on the Site.

2. Use of Cookies
The Company may place Internet "cookies" on your computer's hard drive to permit us to recognize you and help personalize your online experience at the Site. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

One of the primary purposes of cookies for the Site is for session information, including information needed to use and view Material available on the Site. Cookies are also used to help track user activity on the Site.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience some of the features of the Site.

3. Use of Technology Tools
To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open and click on the hyperlinks contained in the e-mail from us if your computer supports such capabilities. We may also receive information on the amount of time the e-mail remained open (i.e., dwell time).

4. Confidentiality
Registration Data is the property of the Company, subject to and protected by applicable laws. The Company uses secured encryption technology to transmit Registration Data, and stores all Registration Data in a secured mainframe file protected from Internet access by a fire wall.

5. Uses of Personal Data
The Company reserves the right to disclose to third parties, including without limitation your employer or former employer, information about your usage of the Site and any related services, including information gathered during your use of the Site. Any third party to which the Company rents, sells, shares or otherwise discloses personal data will be carefully pre-screened by the Company, determined by the Company to be reputable, and will use the personal data solely for internal purposes and for the purpose of marketing the Company's products and services.

In addition, personal data collected by the Company will be used by the Company for analysis of your behavior while using the Site, for content improvement, to monitor how many and what types of visitors have visited the Site, and to customize content and layout of the Site. Names, postal and e-mail addresses collected may be added to the Company's databases and used for future communications and mailings regarding Site updates, new Material and related services, upcoming events, and status of orders placed online.

Unless you select the "Opt-Out" option as described in Section 6 below, the Company reserves the right, directly or through one or more third parties, to use your Registration Data to send you information about the Site, new and updated Material available on the Site and other topics in which you may have an interest.

The Company does not knowingly collect or store any information, even in the aggregate, submitted to or posted at its Site from children under the age of 13. No information should be submitted to or posted at the Site by children under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or legal guardian. The Company does not allow children under 13 to register as Authorized Users or to receive direct marketing communications arising from their use of the Site and, therefore, the Company does not provide any personally identifiable information from children under 13 to any third party.

6. Opt-Out Right
If you do not wish to receive any communications from the Company or third parties as described in Section 5 above, you have the right to select the appropriate option during when you submit your Registration Data. In addition, at any time after you have registered, you may "Opt-out" by emailing the Company at [EMAIL] and/or using the applicable functionality available for updating your Registration Data online.

7. The Company's Right to Contact You
The Company reserves the right to contact visitors to the Site regarding Registered User status and changes to the Terms and Conditions, this Privacy Policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to visitors or users of the Site.

8. User Access to Information Collected
You may access, modify, correct, change or update your Registration Data at any time through the Registered User page by using the applicable functionality available for updating your Registration Data. Your Registration Data and any related information is password-restricted for your protection. You may also change your password when you use the functionality available to access your Registration Data. To protect your personal information and the content available at the Site, you should not at any time share your Registration Data with any third party, and you may not permit any third party to access the Site by using your Registration Data.

9. No Liability for Acts of Third Parties
Although the Company will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of the Registration Data, transmissions made by means of the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. The Company will have no liability for disclosure of Registration Data due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties. Once you leave the Site, you will be subject to third party privacy policies, which may differ significantly from our Privacy Policy.

10. Updates
The Company reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy, or any other the Company policy or practice, at any time. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site, and your use of the Site following such posting constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Policy as so changed or updated.