Virus & Malware
We provide user support services to consumers using web-based tools and software as well as through telephone support of our users. These tools may include software that enables us to screen-sharing access and control a user's computer with their permission. We require certain information and permissions from you to provide the Services.
TYPES OF INFORMATION MILESTONE247 COLLECTS
Information You Provide
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (“personal information”) or allows us to contact you. In order to use the Services, the user must first typically register or provide certain identifying information. For online registration, we ask you to provide contact details (such as First and Last name, E-mail address, Postal address, Personal identifier etc.). Milestone247 uses this information to contact you regarding the product and/or services you have requested. This includes re-registration/renewal notifications, special offers, and surveys on improving our Services.Computer and System Information
We may also ask for information related to your (user) computer to provide the Service. As examples, this information may include:
While requesting support you may request for the problem to be resolved by enabling Milestone247 technicians to have access to and take control of your computer. Milestone247 uses software tools which enable you to grant control of your computer to Milestone247 technician screen-sharing over the Internet. This allows the Milestone247 technician to diagnose or correct problems without ever coming to the location of your computer
Milestone247 does not use the Remote Access software to access and control your computer without your consent and we request that you remain present when our technicians are doing so.
Milestone247 technicians are trained in the use of this software and we take steps to limit access to confidential or sensitive information stored on user computer or network, avoid deliberate destruction of information on user computers or networks, and help avoid system problems. Milestone247 maintains specific internal policy and technical controls to limit how and whether our screen sharing access tools may be used to assist you.
Milestone247 uses some online diagnostic tools that may collect a wide variety of useful information about the state of a computer system and your applications. This information is communicated to Milestone247 using security technologies over the Internet. Milestone247 analyzes this information to help diagnose and solve end-user problems. The Milestone247 diagnostic application is not designed to collect sensitive information including information such websites visited, e-mail messages, e-mail addresses sent to, passwords, profiles, etc. Use of the Screen sharing Access and Diagnostic applications may be subject to the terms and conditions of the respective software license agreements.
Milestone247 reserves the right to monitor and record on-line and off-line sessions between users and Milestone247 technicians for quality control and service-related purposes. Some uses of this type of information include improving the Service, building a support knowledge base and conducting internal market research. We do not correlate session record data used for these purposes with personal information.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the website, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
In order to protect Milestone247 from fraud and otherwise ensure the integrity of our services and manage risk we may supplement personal information we collect with information we may get from others. For example, in connection with determining creditworthiness, we may use your name and other related information to request a credit report as permitted by law.
We may share aggregated and de-identified information with our partners. This sharing is usually not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual
person, unless specifically required to allow use of specific widgets within the Services.
We may also share, disclose, or transfer your personal information as follows:
Additionally, we may also disclose your personal information as we determine reasonably necessary to (a) comply with applicable law, regulations, legal processes, or enforceable governmental requests, (b) respond as necessary to actual or potential lawsuits, or (c) protect the rights and property of Milestone247 or others.
We reserve the right to retain, use, and disclose aggregate or anonymous information developed from personal information at any time.
If we merge with, or are acquired by another company, or sell all or substantially all of our relevant assets, or file for bankruptcy, we may disclose and transfer personal information with the company or asset. We will seek appropriate protection for personal information disclosed or transferred in such transactions consistent with applicable law.
We use a variety of security technologies, as well as administrative, managerial, and physical safeguards, to help protect personal information and other data we receive from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. No data transmissions, or even the physical transfer of information, can be guaranteed to be completely secure. We cannot fully eliminate all security risks associated with personal information and technical mistakes are possible. Therefore, we do not ensure or warrant the security of any data or information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.
Our Services are not intended for use by anyone under the age of 13. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not collect or maintain information at our website from or sell products to those we actually know are under the age of 13.
f a user's personal information changes (such as user zip code), or if a user no longer desires to use the Service. User may correct, update or remove user personal information provided to us through our website.