Privacy Policy Statement
Lightyear Consulting Corporation Privacy Policy
At Lightyear we respect and are committed to protecting our customers privacy and the privacy of all visitors and users of Lightyear's Web site. That is why we have adopted this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal or corporate and business information is processed and used. We promise that we will take steps to use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy. The following policies are only in effect for the Web pages, newsletters, discussion lists and opt-in announcement lists owned by Lightyear, and or events hosted by Lightyear that are announced, organized through the Lightyear Web site and operated by Lightyear Consulting Limited. This includes all Web sites and other Internet media properties listed on the Lightyear Consulting Web site navigation bar accessed or referred to via links within the domain.
What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?

Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that computer's "Internet Protocol" IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within the Lightyear Consulting domain, our Web servers automatically recognize that visitor's domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, but do not collect and evaluate this information for individuals. Our Web servers do not record e-mail addresses of the visitors.
What are cookies and how are they used by Lightyear?
From time to time, Lightyear Consulting may send a "cookie" to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system. We use cookies to identify which areas of Lightyear Consulting's Web site you have visited or customized, so the next time you visit, those pages may be readily accessible. We may use this information to better personalize the content, banners, and promotions that you see on our Sites. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other Web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.
What other information do you request?
We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or to provide additional services (for example, subscriptions to e-mail newsletters, announcement lists or information about seminars). Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy, that means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party, without your consent. In addition, Lightyear Consulting will not send you email that you have not agreed to receive. We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new Lightyear Consulting and/or IBM products and services.

If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you will not receive mailings from other third-party companies. When you sign up for a Lightyear Consulting forum or event, your name or alias is recorded solely for purposes of maintaining your own account within the forums. This information is not used to monitor your activity within a forum, nor is it used to identify you outside the Lightyear Consulting Network in any way. If you choose to purchase something online, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status. This information may also be used by us to notify you of related product and services, but will not be shared or sold to third parties for any purpose.

When you enter a contest or other promotion, we may ask for your name, address, and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify participants and winners. Wherever Lightyear Consulting collects personal information we make an effort to include a link to this Privacy Policy on that page.
Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?
Lightyear Consulting will disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: 1) Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on Lightyear Consulting, 2) Protect and defend the rights or property of the Lightyear Consulting network of sites, or visitors to Lightyear Consulting, 3) Identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the rights of third parties, 4) Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities. Lightyear Consulting uses reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure. Lightyear Consulting reserves the right to transfer information in connection with the sale of all or part of Lightyear Consulting's capital stock or assets. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties which receive the information. Lightyear Consulting also links to a wide variety of other sites and contains advertisements of third parties. We are not responsible for their privacy policies or how they treat information about their users.
What else should I know about my privacy online?
The Lightyear Consulting Web site contains many links to other Web sites. Lightyear Consulting is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Lightyear Consulting does not share any of the individual personal information you provide Lightyear Consulting with the sites to which Lightyear Consulting links, although Lightyear Consulting may share aggregate data with such Web sites (such as how many people use our Site). Please check with those sites to determine their privacy policy. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online. Your Consent To This Agreement By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by Lightyear Consulting as specified above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
Please contact Lightyear Consulting for more details regarding privacy and security policies adopted and implemented on our Website.



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