Last Revised: January 26, 2015
Welcome to CoreOS.com from CoreOS, Inc. (“CoreOS,” “we,” “us” or “our”).
The Services allow users to sign up for CoreOS products including CoreOS Managed Linux and CoreOS Enterprise Registry.
We collect information you directly give us. For example, we collect information about you when you sign up for one of our Services, participate in any interactive features of the Services, fill out a form, give feedback, ideas or submissions about any of the Services, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, credit/debit card information and any other information you choose to provide. For information as to how to restrict the collection of contact information, please see the “Your Choices” section below. If you choose not to provide certain information, we may not be able to provide certain of our Services to you or certain features of our Services may be unavailable or work differently.
When you access or use our Services (or certain portions of the Services), we automatically collect certain information about you. This information includes:
Log Information: We log information about your use of the Services, including the type of device you use, access times, IP address, pages viewed, and the page you visited before navigating to one of our Services. We use this information for analytic and product improvement purposes.
Device Information: We collect information about the computer you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version and unique device identifiers.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory. Web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”) are non-visible electronic images. These technologies are used for analytic and product improvement purposes, such as seeing which areas and features of our Services are popular and determining whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For example, if you create or log into your account through a site like Google.com or GitHub.com, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by these sites.
We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
Provide, deliver, maintain, test and improve our Services;
Send you technical notices, updates, confirmations, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards and events offered by CoreOS and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services and improve our Services;
Detect, investigate and prevent any suspected breaches of the terms applicable to the use of our Services (including our Sites); and
Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service.
CoreOS is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using any of our Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.
With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of CoreOS or others;
In connection with, or during negotiations of, any financing with respect to CoreOS;
In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of CoreOS’ assets or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company; and
With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you through any of the Services that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.
We take reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
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You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from CoreOS by following the instructions in those communications. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.