Privacy Policy

Your Privacy
At OATSystems we believe that, as our online visitor, you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we collect when you visit our website,, and what type of information is collected.

While we do not generally require that you provide us with personally identifiable information in order to visit and use our website, please note that in order to access items in our content library, it will be necessary for you to provide this information.

Collection of Information:
For each visitor to our website, OATSystems' web server automatically recognizes and stores information, such as the visitor's IP address/domain name combination. We use this information to understand visitor traffic patterns through our websites for purposes such as enhancing their usability. Your computer provides this information automatically each time you log on, unless you've activated blocking technology available in some browsers.

When you visit OATSystems'  website, we may use an industry-wide technology called "cookies" which stores certain information on your computer and which will allow us to customize your experience to better match your interests and preferences, or to simply facilitate your signing in to use specific services. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies, we may not be able to restore any preferences or customization settings you previously specified, and our ability to personalize your online experience would be limited. Please refer to your browser instructions or "help" screen to learn more about these functions.

Additionally, OATSystems may ask you to provide "personal information," meaning individually identifiable information that you provide on our websites such as your e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number, etc. , associated with individually identifiable information, to enable you to participate in contests, chatrooms, on bulletin boards, to fill out a registration, or contact OATSystems personnel using these websites. OATSystems may combine the information you provide on our websites with other information we may collect from you or from third parties so that we can more effectively tailor our website, services, and offerings to you. If you provide OATSystems with personal information, you shall have the right, on reasonable prior notice, to inspect, change, amend, or delete such information.

Unless you instruct us otherwise, OATSystems may contact you to provide information about products, services, promotions, contests, or other activities or offerings that may be of interest to you. You can instruct us that you do not wish to be contacted by sending an email to with “unsubscribe” as the subject line.

Unless it is for the purposes you have requested or originally agreed, OATSystems will not share the personal information you provide on the OATSystems websites with any other parties, except (a) with your consent; (b) as may be required by law or court order; (c) to persons or companies with whom OATSystems contracts to carry out the internal operations of the website or our business; or (d) under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety or property of our users, the public, or ourselves.

Additionally and with your consent, OATSystems may share your personal information with other affiliated Checkpoint Systems companies or subsidiaries -- who may want to contact you about products, services, or other offerings that may be of interest to you. OATSystems will seek to obtain your consent at the place where the information is collected either by an "opt-out" or "opt-in" method, or by other means (such as an e-mail request). If you consent to receiving communications from any of these affiliated Checkpoint Systems companies, or third parties, you will need to communicate with them directly if you later decide that you no longer wish to receive their communications. Until we advise you, except as indicated above for the initial decision made with your consent to share your personal information with Checkpoint Systems affiliates, changes or amendments to your personal information must be given both to OATSystems and to each such Checkpoint Systems affiliate directly, as these changes, amendments, and/or deletions will not be exchanged among OATSystems and other Checkpoint Systems affiliates.

While OATSystems cannot guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur, rest assured that OATSystems takes great care in maintaining the security of your personal information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through the use of appropriate technology and internal procedures.

Consent to Processing
By providing any personal information to OATSystems websites, all users, including without limitation users in the member states of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States of America.

Policy Governs Use; Changes to Privacy Policy
The terms of this policy will govern the use and any information collected while it is in place. OATSystems reserves the right to change this policy at any time, so please revisit this page as often as you wish. Changes to this privacy policy are effective at the time they are posted to this Site.

Last updated: January 5, 2010