Steve Paul Jobs
Your privacy is important to Sun Company. This
statement discloses the information practices for Sun Company Web sites,
including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the
information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
Sun Company is a member of the TRUSTe program. TRUSTe is an independent,
nonprofit initiative whose mission is to build users' trust in the
Internet by promoting the principles of disclosure and informed consent.
International Business Machines Corporation abides by the Safe Harbor
framework as set forth by the United States Department Of Commerce
regarding the collection, use and retention of information collected from
the European Union by a Web site on the Sun Company.com domain.
To return to the Site, please use the "Back" button on your browser or
close this window.
|In general, you can
visit Sun Company on the Internet without telling us who you are and
without giving any personal information about yourself. There are
times, however, when we or our partners may need information from you.
You may choose to give us personal information in a
variety of situations. For example, you may want to give us
information, such as your name and address or e-mail id, to correspond
with you, to process an order, or to provide you with a subscription.
You may give us your credit card details to buy something from us or a
description of your education and work experience in connection with a
job opening at Sun Company that you wish to be considered for. We
intend to let you know how we will use such information before we
collect it from you; if you tell us that you do not want us to use
this information to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling
your requests, we will respect your wishes. If you give us personal
information about somebody else, such as a spouse or work colleague,
we will assume that you have their permission to do so.
Sharing Personal Information
|The following paragraphs describe in more
detail how Sun Company may use your personal information and with whom
we may share it. Depending on the type of Sun Company Web site you are
visiting, one or more of the paragraphs may apply. For example, if you
order a product from an Sun Company Web site, your information will be
handled as described in such paragraphs as Fulfilling Your Transaction
Request and Marketing Use
Beacons and Other Technologies
|We sometimes collect non-identifiable
information from visits to our Web sites to help us provide better
customer service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which
people visit, and we also measure visitor activity on Sun Company Web
sites, but we do so in ways that keep the information
non-identifiable. This information is sometimes known as "clickstream
data." Sun Company or others on Sun Company's behalf may use this data
to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better
Also, when we collect personal data from you in a
transaction, we may extract some information about that transaction in
an non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable
information such as clickstream data. This information is used and
analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and
patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level. If
you do not want your transaction details used in this manner you can
disable your cookies.
We collect the information we mentioned in the previous paragraphs
through the use of various technologies, including one called
"cookies". A cookie is a piece of data that a Web site can send to
your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an
anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. Some Sun
vendors, or other technologies to better serve you when you return to
the Web site. You can set your browser to notify you before you
receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept
it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so,
however, some Web sites may not work properly.
Some Sun Company Web sites also use Web beacon or other
technologies to better tailor those sites to provide better customer
service. These technologies may be in use on a number of pages across
Sun Company's Web sites. When a visitor accesses these pages, a
non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be
processed by us or by our suppliers. These Web beacons usually work in
conjunction with cookies. If you don't want your cookie information to
be associated with your visits to these pages, you can set your
browser to turn off cookies.
If you turn off cookies, Web beacon and other technologies will
still detect visits to these pages, but the notices they generate
cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information
and are disregarded. For more information, please see "How
to work with Cookies".