Fortress Technology Inc. (herein referred to as Fortress) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the
personal information you share with us. This policy describes how Fortress collects and uses your personal information
to provide services that you request, or when you choose to provide us with your personal information for any other
Fortress designates a manager who is responsible for managing use of personal information (such as names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses; same hereafter), and the designated manager ensures that private information is
used in an appropriate manner.
- Fortress uses personal information collected from clients solely for the following purposes:
- For consulting with clients
- For delivery of products purchased by clients
- For implementing warranty service applicable to products purchased by clients
- For providing a variety of types of information to clients
- For responding to inquiries received from clients
- For sending of material in response to requests for material
- For the provision and communication of information, such as notification of acceptance of applications for employment
(including internship applications)
Furthermore, in the event that the purposes of use change, Fortress will publish the revised purposes of use.
To the extent required to fulfil the purposes set forth in the preceding paragraph, Fortress may provide or disclose
personal information provided by clients to companies within the Group or to subcontractors to the extent required to
fulfil those purposes (for example, when it is deemed appropriate to refer a client inquiry to another company within
Fortress for direct res
Fortress exercises due diligence with regard to the storage and management of personal information, and has put in place
reasonable security measures, such as computer firewalls and anti-virus measures, to protect such information against
disclosure, distribution, or modification as a result of unauthorised third-party access. However, these measures do not
constitute a guarantee that the security measures constitute perfect protection against disclosure, loss, or
modification of information by a third party.
Fortress continually works to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and ministerial guidelines regarding
Handling of personal information on websites
Cookies allow the website to identify specific user computers, but are not used to gather information about specific
Furthermore, computer information accompanying client use of the website may be recorded for the following purposes:
- identification and resolution of trouble or problems arising in servers
- improvement of the website and/or email content
- compilation of usage statistics that do not include ability to identify individuals
When you browse Fortress’ website, you do so anonymously, unless you have registered with us, provided us some personal
details. Like many other commercial websites, the Fortress website may use standard technologies, such as cookies,
marketing message, or to record what links you clicked in an email marketing message. Fortress may also record your IP
address. The IP address is not directly linked to any personal information. We also collect contact details of
individuals from companies that contact us in pursuit of purchasing our products or obtaining our services.
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a
first name, a last name, an email address, contact details.
From time to time, Fortress receives personal information from business partners and vendors. Fortress only uses such
information if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with this policy and
Fortress uses the information it collects from its website and other sources to fulfil your requests for products,
services or information, to personalize your experience on the Fortress website, to keep you up to date on the latest
products, applications, updates and special offers, to better understand your needs and to provide you with better
services. We also use this data to help provide you more useful information in the future.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Because Fortress is a global company, your personal information may be shared with other Fortress offices, subsidiaries
never shared outside of our company without your permission, except under the following conditions:
- When sharing your information is necessary to provide you with the products or services you requested;
- As part of a joint sales promotion or to pass sales leads to one of our distribution partners;
- To keep you up to date on the latest product announcements, special offers, or other information we think you would like
to receive either from Fortress or its business partners, unless you have opted out of these types of communication;
We will not sell your personal information that you give to us, including your email, and will only use it for internal
Fortress would like to send you information regarding our products and services that may be of interest. If you have
agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt-out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop Fortress
from contacting you for marketing purposes.
If you would no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please refer to the unsubscribe and manage
preferences link from a past marketing email.
Any personal information you provided to us will be stored on controlled servers with limited access. The Fortress
website and digital tools uses industry-standard SSL encryption to protect your personal information during
transmission. While Fortress strives to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the
information you transmit to us. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information on the
Internet, like using a secure browser, using strong passwords and changing them often.
Fortress websites are designed to function optimally with cookies enabled.
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a
website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that
recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device. You can find more
information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu for a video about cookies visit
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences,
and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to
you and your interests.
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our websites and use features, such as accessing
secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.
The Category 1 Cookies that are used on our websites are:
- To identify the current session of the user (more information)
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most
often, and if they get error messages from web pages.
The Category 2 Cookies that are used on our websites are:
- utmb, utmc, utma, utmz
- Google Analytics cookies (more information)
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are
in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather
reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be
used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may
also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information
these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Category 4: Targeting or Advertising Cookies
We do not accept advertising from any other organisations on our websites. We do however advertise our own products and
services on our websites and you may see adverts for us elsewhere on the internet. The cookies we use to present you
with adverts may be based on the content you visit the most on our websites, so we can let you know about what we think
you will be interested in. The cookies show us where you saw the advert; help us measure the effectiveness of our
advertising campaigns; and limit the number of times you see an advert. For advertising and search purpose we use
services like Google DoubleClick or Yahoo overture. We also include links to social networks like Facebook who may
subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on their websites. Fortress has no control or
Fortress websites are designed to function optimally with cookies enabled. However, if you wish to disable cookies, this
can be controlled through browser settings.
- Internet Explorer
personal information is used, Fortress will publish an announcement on the home page of its website.
Further Information, Questions or Suggestions
If you have any question or concern about what information Fortress collects on its website and how this information is
being used, please contact our Data Protection Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated 19 March 2020