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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to DownStream Technologies, LLC (DownStream). The following Privacy Policy discloses the information practices for the DownStream website, including the type of information gathered, how the information is used, and our policy regarding sharing information with others. In this Privacy Policy, we also discuss the collection, storage, and transfer of certain customer Personal Information that we collect offline. 


By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. 

Types of Information We Collect:

Personal Information You Provide to Us

DownStream collects Personal Information and Anonymous Information from you when you visit the Site. "Personal Information" means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to: a first and last name; e-mail address; a home, postal or other physical address or other contact information; title, occupation, industry, place of employment, or personal interests; and other information necessary to provide a service that you requested. "Anonymous Information" means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Information and Anonymous Information, as described below. 

We collect Personal Information from you in the following instances:

  • If you register for a seminar, webinar, or event, we will collect your contact information, your place of employment, and your job title.
  • To receive DataFlows, you must provide your name, contact information, place of employment, and other information regarding your company.
  • If you would like to receive information from us you must provide your name, contact information, and a description of your comment or question.
  • If you e-mail us directly via an e-mail hyperlink to provide us feedback or to ask us a question regarding the Site or our business, we will collect any information contained in such e-mail.
  • If you download software from the Site, we will collect your contact information, place of employment, job title,  job function, and intended use of the software.

Personal Information Collected Automatically

As you navigate the Site, certain information may be collected automatically. Specifically, we may use cookies and other automated devices to collect information about you, including your IP address, browser type and operating system, time and length of visit, search terms used, and information viewed and/or downloaded on our Site. This data helps us to improve the content of the Site and to customize the content or layout of the Site for you. A cookie is an element of data that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing a website. DownStream uses both session cookies (which expire once you close your Web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You may also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, however, some areas of the Site may not function properly. 

Use of Personal Information

We collect Personal Information from you to fulfill your requests.  We may also use your Personal Information to send you information that you requested, or to confirm registrations, purchases, or service request submissions. 

We may use your e-mail address to notify you of products or services that may interest you, such as to keep you informed about events or other items of interest, to notify you of recent updates to our Site, or to provide you with product news notification (such as patch releases). You may opt-out from receiving promotional or marketing e-mails by notifying us at the address specified at the bottom of any unwanted e-mail. These opt-out procedures may not be available for transactional or relationship messages, such as e-mails that are necessary to provide you with confirmation of a completed transaction (such as a purchase, service request, or change in your user profile), to provide you with warranty information regarding a particular product you purchased, provide notification of changes of terms of service, or to provide you with important information about the use of a product that you have purchased or software that you have downloaded. 

We may use your mailing address or telephone number for a variety of DownStream-related reasons. We may send you periodic mailings or telephone you to inform you of new products, services, or events. If you do not wish to receive such calls, you may request to be removed from the call list at the time of the call. 

Disclosure of Personal Information

Your Personal Information will generally not be shared, sold, traded, or rented to individuals or other entities (such as direct mail organizations). However, we may need to provide your Personal Information to third parties to charge your credit card or deliver specific services to you (such as support services or shipping). These third parties are required not to use your Personal Information other than to provide the services requested by DownStream. 

We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on DownStream; or (b) protect and defend the rights or property of DownStream or users of the Site. 

Security of Your Personal Information

We safeguard the Personal Information you send to us with certain physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. In most areas of the Site, we use industry-standard-encryption to enhance the security of data transmissions. In other areas, we notify you with a pop-up screen when we transfer or receive certain types of sensitive information. We also store your Personal Information behind our firewall and utilize appropriate security measures in our physical facilities to prevent loss or unauthorized use of sensitive information. Except as provided elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, DownStream limits access to Personal Information in electronic databases to those persons (including employees and contractors) in DownStream's organization who have a business need for such access. 

While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your Personal Information when you are on the Internet. 

Access Rights

You have the right to access and correct certain information that DownStream holds about you. Any access request may be subject to a fee, where permitted and in accordance with law, to meet our costs in providing you with the details of the information that we hold about you. Please send any requests for access, questions, or comments regarding our data protection practices to

Links to Other Sites

Our provision of a link to any other website or location is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such other website or location or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of our Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites. 

Contact Information

DownStream welcomes your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us at

For your information, DownStream is located at:

225 Cedar Hill Street, Suite 333
Marlborough, MA 01752

Privacy Policy Updates

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will post a notice on this page. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using the Site. Continued use of the Site following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.