First Checkpoint Inc (“First Checkpoint”) operates
firstcheckpoint.com and may operate other websites. It is First Checkpoint’ policy to respect your privacy
regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, First Checkpoint collects non-personally-identifying information of
the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference,
referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. First Checkpoint’ purpose in collecting
non-personally identifying information is to better understand how First Checkpoint’ visitors use its website.
time to time, First Checkpoint may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by
publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
First Checkpoint also
collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users
and for users leaving comments on firstcheckpoint.com blogs/sites. First Checkpoint only discloses logged in
and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying
information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed
the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to First Checkpoint’
websites choose to interact with First Checkpoint in ways that require First Checkpoint to gather
personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that First Checkpoint gathers depends on
nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at firstcheckpoint.com to provide a username
and email address. Those who engage in transactions with First Checkpoint are asked to provide additional
information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.
In each case, First Checkpoint collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill
purpose of the visitor’s interaction with First Checkpoint. First Checkpoint does not disclose
personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply
personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain
First Checkpoint may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites.
First Checkpoint may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, First Checkpoint does
disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
First Checkpoint discloses
potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees,
contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on
First Checkpoint’ behalf or to provide services available at First Checkpoint’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to
disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of
your home country; by using First Checkpoint’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
First Checkpoint will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information
anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, First Checkpoint
discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a
court order or other governmental request, or when First Checkpoint believes in good faith that disclosure is
reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of First Checkpoint, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of an First Checkpoint website and have supplied your email address, First Checkpoint
may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to
date with what’s going on with First Checkpoint and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email
or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond
your request or to help us support other users. First Checkpoint takes all measures reasonably necessary to
against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the
First Checkpoint identify and track visitors, their usage of First Checkpoint website, and their website access
preferences. First Checkpoint visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their
First Checkpoint’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
If First Checkpoint, or substantially all of its assets, were
acquired, or in the unlikely event that First Checkpoint goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user
information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such
transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of First Checkpoint may continue to use your personal information as
forth in this policy.
Ads appearing on any
of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad
server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you
or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted
Although most changes are likely to be minor, First Checkpoint
firstcheckpoint.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use