Effective: October 25, 2011
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Personally Identifiable Information
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Use and Disclosure of Information
The HDMI Forum may use personally identifying information:
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- To contact you in order to respond to your questions and comments when you request us to do so;
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- To manage your account and account access, provide you with support, at our discretion, and to keep track of support requests; and
- To enforce intellectual property rights related to the the HDMI Forum Specification and Marks
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Other Websites and Services
The HDMI Forum is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites and services to which the HDMI Forum Website may link. If you provide any information to such third parties different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. We strongly suggest you review such third party's privacy policies before providing any data to them.
The HDMI Forum takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and the HDMI Forum Website, and the HDMI Forum Website and you, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Users of the HDMI Forum Website do so at their own risk. HDMI Forum cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
The HDMI Forum requests that children under the age of 18 not use the HDMI Forum Website nor submit any personal information to the HDMI Forum Website. The HDMI Forum does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, the HDMI Forum does not knowingly use or distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13. If the HDMI Forum obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately deleted from our database.
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