This policy establishes how we, at WeatherARC, handle the information we learn about you when you visit our website. Mesoscale Environmental Simulations and Operations Inc. (MESO Inc.) is doing business as (DBA) WeatherARC. Protecting the privacy and personal data of our visitors is of utmost importance to us. We, at WeatherARC, will not give, sell, rent, or share your name, address, email address, or purchase history with any other person or company. When you order from us online, we protect your information by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. We are secured through GoDaddy®, a leading provider of SSL encryption keys. With this system, you can enter your personal information safely on our website. The encryption process will protect the information by scrambling it before it is sent to us. If at any time you wish to verify our company's compliance with this you may click on the GoDaddy® logo located on the shopping cart page and on any page involved in the checkout process.
Purpose Specifications and Data Collection
You can browse the WeatherARC website without disclosing any information
about yourself. If you visit the WeatherARC website and purchase data from us, we need to collect the information required to make the
purchase some of which includes: the date and time of the purchase, the originating IP address of the purchaser , the domain name, the
type of browser and operating system used by the purchaser (if provided by the browser) , the URL of the referring page (if provided
by the browser), the data purchases and the completion status of the request. The previous information is automatically collected upon the
completion of the purchase by the purchaser. If you choose to make a purchase on our site we collect other information in order to process
the transaction. Your name, telephone number, address, email address, credit card number, credit card expiration date, and the card verification value (CVV) which is also know as the security code or the card verification number are the items we collect to process your transaction. The credit card number, credit card expiration date, and CVV number are not stored on our site and are immediately sent to PayPal® to process the transaction. Your name, telephone number, address, and email address are stored in a receipt sent to both you and WeatherARC. This assists us in tracking the status of your transaction to make sure your data is delivered in a timely fashion and allows us to assist you if you encounter any problems with your transaction.
If you choose to create an account with us your personal information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) will be stored in our system. Creating an account is optional; if you do not wish to have your information stored do not create an account.
Cookies and Other Technologies
As described above, we only collect information related to the purchase of the weather data but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous. We collect the anonymous information through the use of various technologies, one of which is called "cookies". A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. Only the session ID number is stored in the cookies. Also, when we collect personal data from you in connection with a transaction we may extract some information about that transaction in an anonymous format and combine it with other anonymous information. This anonymous information may be used and analyzed, but only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level. If you do not want your transaction details used in this manner, you may disable your cookies. We do not associate the information stored in a visitor's cookie with any other personal data about that visitor. All our employees and processors who have access to personal data and are associated with the processing of that data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal information.
Information We Collect From All Visitors
- Type of web browser used and its version number
- Type of operating system and its version number as applicable
- Color processing ability of the screen and the resolution of the screen
- The version of Flash used
- The location of the internet accessing network which includes:
- Country, State (where applicable), and City
- The length of time spent on the site
- The number of pages visited when accessing the site and how much time was spent on each page
- Information about how the user arrived at the site including:
- If you accessed the site from a referring website
- If you accessed the site directly
- If you accessed the site from a search engine
We, at WeatherARC, will use the information obtained from Google Analytics to improve our website for users. No personal information will be collected. Included in this scope of personal information not collected are the following things:
- Telephone Number
- Personal Email Address
- Home or Work Mailing Address
- Social Security Number
- Bank Account Number
- Credit Card Numbers and Information
Creating an account on our website is optional. If you choose not to create an account you can still use the WeatherARC website. However, you will have to reenter the required information each time you make a purchase.
We will protect the quality and integrity of your personal information. WeatherARC has implemented technologies and security policies to protect any stored personal data of our users from unauthorized access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. We will continue to enhance our security procedures, as new technology becomes available. WeatherARC employees and processors who have access to personal data are obliged to respect the privacy of our visitors and the confidentiality of their personal data.
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Notifications of Changes
As the WeatherARC creates new services that may generate a need to amend this privacy statement. We will notify our customers prior to these changes being implemented.
If you have any inquiries about our privacy statement, please contact us.