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Privacy Statement

CyberLink Corp. Privacy Statement

CyberLink Corp. is aware of your right to online security. Please read this statement to better understand how CyberLink handles your personal information.

Entities collecting personal information

Personal information on this Site is collected by CyberLink Corporation. CyberLink's address is 15F, 100, Ming-Chiuan Road, Hsin-Tien City Taipei Hsien, Taiwan, R.O.C. and our telephone number is +886-2-8667-1298. Information collected through the Site may be stored and processed by CyberLink.com in the United States, CyberLink Corp. in Taiwan, CyberLink Inc. in Japan and CyberLink Europe B.V. in the Netherlands.

Your Personal Information and the CyberLink Website

As a visitor to our Site, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information. In connection with other activities, such as subscribing to the newsletter or downloading trial software applications, CyberLink may ask you to register to the CyberLink membership program. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, CyberLink may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including ZIP code), e-mail address, telephone and facsimile numbers, birthday, password, account information (number and registration details), personal interests, gender, age, country, self-description, preferred language, and other personal information. When ordering products or services on the Site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity. Please note that CyberLink does not sell, rent, or otherwise distribute your personal information. Where CyberLink may collect non-personal information and has combined it or stored it with personal information then such non-personal information will be treated as personal information so long as it remains combined. In addition, your personal information may be exported and processed outside the country of your residence.

'Cookies' and the CyberLink Website

Like most corporate websites, we do use a variety of methods to track usage of our website. The CyberLink website does use 'cookies' to monitor your visits to our site and to identity CyberLink registered members. By placing a 'cookie' on your hard drive, we are able to recognize return visitors. 'Cookies' can also help us to learn more about your usage patterns on our site. We use the information gathered by 'cookies' to enhance our services, respond to your requests and improve our communication with you. Our 'cookies' do not allow us to view other personal information from your local system or network.
'Cookies' are necessary for ordering online. You cannot place an order without a 'cookie'. If you submit a question to the CyberLink Online Support team, you will be asked to include specific information about your system's hardware and software configuration. After entering this information, a 'cookie' containing information about your hardware and your software will be placed on your hard drive. Should you contact CyberLink Online Support again in the future, you will not need to re-enter your specific hardware and software information provided that this 'cookie' is still present on your system. In this way we are attempting to make your experience on our site more convenient and enjoyable.You may disable the collection of cookies in your browser settings.

If you would like to learn more about 'cookies' click here.

Use of Aggregate Information

We use your Internet protocol (IP) address to collect anonymous, aggregate statistics for several reasons, including the following: to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Site, to help identify you and your activities on the Site (such as registering for an account, uploading/downloading video effects or templates, voting other members’ effects, connecting with other members, forming groups, participating in forum discussions, and purchasing products and services) to gather broad demographic information to analyze traffic to this Site in order to understand our visitors’ needs, providing interesting data to our web visitors and to continually improve our Site for them.

Use of User Account Information

CyberLink collects user submitted information in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other and otherwise facilitate and enhance use of the Site by its users. By using your Facebook login information to log into the website, you also permit the Site to access your Facebook information, such as your profile information and privacy settings.  User profile information including members' pictures and user names, where applicable, are displayed on the Site in order to facilitate user interaction in the social network community. Email addresses are used to send notifications related to the Site and its associated services. Users within a personal network communicate on the Site with each other through the Site services, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full names are never directly revealed to other members unless it is chosen as their profile name/ avatar. Please note that CyberLink does not sell, rent, or otherwise distribute your personal information.

Public Forums Guidelines

The Site includes online community forums. Please note that information you chose to disclose in these arenas becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Use caution in disclosing any information and especially personal information.

Links to Other Sites

The CyberLink website has many links to other websites. Links to other sites are created because we believe that you may be interested in the information that these other sites provide. Though CyberLink strives to bring you the best content from the most reliable sources, we cannot guarantee that other companies will have the same respect for the privacy of your personal information as we do.  In addition, using some features might send your information to third party websites and it will be stored along with your other usage and account information of those third party websites, for example: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.  Specifically your use of the Facebook “Like” button where enabled on this and other Sites will result in your information being shared with Facebook and their other partners.  Usage of third party websites will be subject to the third party’s terms of use and privacy policies of those websites and shall not be covered by this Privacy Policy.

Security

When you complete and submit any forms on the Site, we use a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) helps protect your information as it travels over the Internet by encrypting or hashing that information before it is sent to us. We have also implemented industry-standard security mechanisms and procedures to protect data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by unauthorized third party breach of any of our mechanisms and procedures. In addition, to protect your privacy and security, we request a unique password to verify your identity before granting you profile access. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password you set up and/or any account information at all times. The security of your personal information also depends on you to protect your unique password.

Correct / Update User Profile

CyberLink allows you to supplement or modify your personal information by visiting the user account setting page.

Children’s Guidelines

CyberLink is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities. The Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and by the Site’s terms of service, users affirm that they are at least 13 years old.  We do not knowingly collect or use any online contact information or identifiable off-line contact information about a child without parental consent. We do not knowingly distribute personally identifiable information about children without parental consent. We do not knowingly give children the ability to post or distribute personal information without parental consent. We do not entice children with children-targeted games or contests that would encourage them to disclose personal information.

Third-party Advertisers

CyberLink allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to display and/or serve advertisements within the Site. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on the Site. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, or JavaScript) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content you see.
CyberLink does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have opted in. However, please note that if an advertiser asks CyberLink to show an advertisement to a certain audience (for example, men ages 28 - 40) or audience segment (for example, women in California who viewed certain content) and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you have the characteristics of the audience they are trying to reach. The advertiser may also use information regarding your use of the Site, such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks (see links below) for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt out, once you have opted in, of certain practices. CyberLinks Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites. We implement Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to support Google features such as Display Advertising, Remarketing,Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.We use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online, Google uses cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site, and also to report how our ad impressions, uses of ad services are related to your visits to our Site. Google may show our ads on sites across the internet you use. You can also opt-out from being tracked by the foregoing mentioned Google features for the future by following the instructions shown in the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Merger or Sale

In case that CyberLink is merged with or acquired by a third party entity, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the personal information collected as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. Such a successor entity shall be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Buying Products through the CyberLink Website

The CyberLink website acts as a gateway for you to purchase our products online. Purchases of CyberLink products that are initiated from the CyberLink website are actually completed on the asknet AG secure website. In order to complete a purchase transaction, asknet AG must collect personal information from you, including your credit card number. If you are interested in purchasing CyberLink software through the asknet AG site, please view the Privacy Statement of asknet AG. You can be certain that online purchases made through the asknet AG site are secure. Numerous other online retailers also sell CyberLink products. However, CyberLink does not directly guarantee the privacy of your personal information when making purchases from other sites. Please consult the Privacy Policy statements posted on those sites directly.

Changes to this Statement

Changes to this Statement may be made from time to time. Though some specific wording may change periodically, our intentions will not. We continually strive to keep your respect by protecting your personal information.

Contact CyberLink

If you would like to contact CyberLink about your personal information and/or privacy, please contact us through the following Web page: Contact Webmaster. If you are receiving the CyberLink Newsletter but would like to unsubscribe, you can do so by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by clicking here. If you would like to contact CyberLink about a general inquiry, please click here.

CyberLink.com adheres to the Safe Harbors principles and/or practices.

CyberLink Corp. Privacy Statement last updated on January 22, 2014.