When the customer, hereafter represented as "you" and "your," agrees to purchase Slimware Utilities software, we may opt to collect a limited amount of personal information. This information constitutes the the minimal data required to record and fulfill a business transaction and includes your address, email address and name. If and when we use the services of a payment processing merchant, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that those security measures governing the transaction of data on SlimwareUtilities.com are in place regarding transactions with this merchant.
To protect your personally identifying information, we store all transaction records on servers with limited-access, meaning they are accessible only through encrypted means. This is done to not only secure your personal data but to protect the servers themselves from any outside harm. Once it is retained, we only keep personally identifying information long enough to complete a transaction, to deter fraud, to provide customer service, and/or to maintain your account with us. If one or more of these stated conditions is not applicable to your relationship with us, we delete the personally identifying information.
How Collected Information is Used
We may use information in the following ways:
We never sell or distribute any personally identifying information to third parties for purposes of advertising or for any purposes outside the bounds set forth in this policy statement.
Slimware Utilities Product Behavior
Neither Slimware Utilities nor any of its subsidiary products, including SlimCleaner, collect personally identifying information from your computer. All Slimware Utilities products are equipped with a full-access install sequence and upon uninstallation, no Slimware Utilities product leaves any active or executable data on your computer. What is left is an inert, text-based log file. This file is deposited in an accessible directory on your hard drive. It indexes events that have occurred in the course of using the Slimware Utilities product. Such events include, but are not limited to, listing corrected errors. This file is left as a courtesy to our customers. It can be easily deleted of so desired. If retained, it can be used by support technicians as a reference, whether or not those technicians are associated with Slimware Utilities.
All Slimware Utilities products routinely communicate with our server to get active feedback concerning application ratings. This feedback constitutes either volunteered ratings of software or ongoing updates to the programs' respective databases. These updates allow for better and more accurate optimization plans. The only personal data transmitted to the server in such a communication is the version of the software product (SlimCleaner) currently installed on your PC. The formation of a personalized customization profile is done locally and not on our servers. You have the option to discontinue automatic updates at any time. This update process can be managed and/or disabled via the Settings dialog in the respective application. By default, the updates for Slimware Utilities products are downloaded only after you are notified of their availability and have subsequently given consent for download.