DISH Systems does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen and does not wish to collect any such information.
Collection and Use the information collected by DISH Systems falls into two categories: (1) information voluntarily supplied by visitors to and users of the Web site and (2) tracking information recorded as visitors and users navigate through the Web site. Some of this information is personally identifiable information, but much of it is not. Personally identifiable information is information that identifies a particular person.
To make use of some features on our Web site, for example, in order to process requests for new service or make changes to existing service, visitors need to register and provide certain information as part of the registration process. We may ask, for example, for your name, e-mail address, street address, zip code, and phone number. We might also request information about your residence and number of televisions. Supplying this information is entirely voluntary, but if you choose not to supply the information, we may be unable to provide you with the products and services we make available to other users of and visitors to our Web site. You will not be able to order selected products or services or automate payments over our Web site unless you provide certain personally identifiable information about yourself.
When you submit any personally identifiable information over this Web site, DISH Systems (i) will use the information for the purposes described at the time you submit it, and (ii) may use the information to contact you to make you aware of other products and services of interest. Of course, if you want to remain completely anonymous, you’re still free to take advantage of the publicly available content on our Web site without registration.
When an individual visits any Internet site, a unique address called an “IP address” is recorded. DISH Systems does not release any information about the collection of this address to any third party except under court order. DISH Systems archives the log files in order to create aggregate statistical reports, detect errors at the Web site, and for security reasons.
IP reports for advertisement clicks are shared with the advertiser and advertising networks. This information may be stored in DISH Systems databases and/or those of advertisers and advertising networks. However, advertisers usually have this information already since their server captures it when a person clicks on an ad. This is done to verify billing for the ads. No additional information associated with any specific user is provided to advertisers.
In connection with the standard operation of DISH Systems, certain non-personally identifiable information about visitors to this Web site is recorded. This information is used primarily to tailor and enhance visitors’ experience using the Web site. We may use this information in an aggregate, non-personally identifiable form to, among other things, measure the use of our Web site and determine which products and services are the most popular with Web site visitors.
Disclosure of personally identifiable information
We consider the personally identifiable information contained in our business records to be confidential. We may sometimes disclose personally identifiable information about you when it is necessary to render or conduct a legitimate business activity related to the services we provide to you. We may also disclose personally identifiable information about you to our affiliates or to others who work for us, such as service providers and vendors when it is necessary to render or conduct a legitimate business activity related to the services we provide to you. We may be required by law or legal process to disclose certain personally identifiable information about you to lawyers and parties in connection with litigation and to law enforcement personnel. For example, we may be required by law to disclose personally identifiable information about you without your consent and without notice in order to comply with a valid legal process such as a subpoena, court order, or search warrant.
Internet cookies may be used to customize our Web site to the viewer. A cookie is a standard feature of browser software. Cookies help us tailor and personalize our Web site. These cookies remain on the user’s system and are automatically retrieved when a user visits at a later time. These cookies contain only information concerning the type of customer (current or potential) and frequently visited pages. No other personal information is stored on cookies.
Cookies may also be placed on the user’s system by an Internet advertising network in order to track the viewing of banner ads displayed on DISH Systems Web sites. Since it is not necessary for a person to identify him or herself, cookies cannot be associated with an individual who selects not to log in or identify him or herself in any other way.
Opting out of Promotional Email
When submitting an order or contacting DISH Systems via the contact form or e-mail box have pre -selected boxes to indicate that it is okay for DISH Systems and its Partners to contact you as indicated. If you do not wish to be contacted, please de-select them and continue.
If you indicate that it is okay to contact you via email with news from DISH Systems, we will use your e-mail address to send you information about important upcoming events and opportunities. You can cancel this service at any time by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please note, however, even if you opt-out of receiving news and offers via e-mail from us, if you are a DISH Network subscriber, they may contact you via e-mail from time to time regarding issues with your subscriber account.
If you indicate that it is okay to contact you via email with news from DISH Systems Partners, we may share your contact information with partner organizations that may then e-mail you information concerning their products and services. You can cancel this service at any time by sending an e-mail to email@example.com
Other Web sites
All information gathered on our Web site is stored within a DISH Systems database accessible only to DISH Systems and its specifically authorized contractors and vendors. However, we cannot guarantee the complete security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may change this privacy statement from time to time. If we change this privacy statement at some point in the future, we’ll post the changes on our Web site and by continuing to use the Web site after we post any changes, you accept and agree to this privacy statement, as modified.
By providing your contact information, including your telephone number, on this Web site, you are expressly granting us permission to contact you even if you may have previously chosen to have your telephone number added to any Do-Not-Call List including lists maintained by us, or any local, state or federal government agency. In addition, your state may have laws that prevent us from calling you on your mobile/cellular telephone. If you use a mobile/cellular telephone as your primary means of communication, please call us toll-free in the U.S. and Canada at 1-888-566-3979.