Newport Scientific, Inc
8246 Sandy Court, Suite E
Jessup, Maryland 20794
Phone: 301-498-6700 Fax: 301-490-2313
Newport Scientific, Inc. ("NSI") is committed to
respecting the privacy of the users of our website (the
"Site"). We strive to provide a safe, secure user
experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online
data collection and usage policies and practices that
apply to the Site. By using the Site, you consent to the
policies and practices described in this Statement.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in
part in the United States. If you access the Site outside
the United States, your usage of that site constitutes
consent to the transfer of your data out of your country
and to the United States.
Our Site may contain links to other websites over which
we have no control. NSI is not responsible for the
privacy policies or practices of other websites to which
you choose to link from our Site. We encourage you to
review the privacy policies of those other websites so
you can understand how they collect, use and share
your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely
to the information we collect on the Site, and does not
apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of the Site, NSI requests or may request
that you provide certain personal information, including
your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number,
contact information, billing information and any other
information from which your identity is discernible. NSI
will not, however, ask you on this Site for your social
security number, employer identification number, credit
card number or for any other banking or financial
information. Any such information will be collected
solely through direct communication with you by NSI's
home office. Should you attempt to provide any such
information through the Site, you shall be doing so at
your own risk.
We also gather or may gather certain information about
your use of the Site, such as what areas you visit and
what services you access. Moreover, there is
information about your computer hardware and
software that is or may be collected by NSI. This
information can include without limitation your IP
address, browser type, domain names, access times and
referring website addresses.
NSI may sometimes provide you with the opportunity
to provide descriptive and/or preferential information
about your company and/or yourself, but it is solely up
to you whether you furnish such information. If you do
provide such information, you are thereby consenting to
the use of that information in accordance with the
policies and practices described in this Statement. For
example, such information may be used for the purpose
of determining your potential interest in receiving email
or other communications about particular products or
Use of Information by NSI
We use the information we gather on the Site, whether
personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the
purpose of operating and improving the Site, fostering a
positive user experience, and delivering the products
and services that we offer.
We may also use the information we gather to inform
you and/or your company of other products or services
available from NSI or to contact you about your opinion
of current products and services or potential new
products and services that may be offered.
We may use your contact information in order to send
you e-mail or other communications regarding updates
at the Site, which may be of interest to you. The nature
and frequency of these messages will vary depending
upon the information we have about your company
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal
information, combined personal and demographic
information or information about your use of the Site
(such as the areas you visit or the services you access),
except as set forth in the following five subparagraphs.
We may disclose such information to third parties if you
consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate
that you would like to receive information about the
products or services of third parties, we may supply
your contact information to third parties for the purpose
of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with
you. We may use data we have about you (such as the
preferences which you have expressed) to determine
whether you might be interested in the products or
services of a particular third-party.
We may disclose such information to companies and individuals
we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may
include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing
marketing assistance, and providing customer service. These
companies and individuals will have access to your personal
information as necessary to perform their functions, but they
may not share that information with any other third party.
We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if
requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in
good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal
requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the
rights or property of NSI or its affiliates; (c) prevent a crime or
protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of
users or the public.
We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party
who acquires all or a substantial portion of NSI's business,
whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or
purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition,
in the event NSI becomes the subject of a bankruptcy
proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, NSI or its
trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of
such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy
NSI may also share aggregated anonymous information about
visitors to its Site with its clients, partners and other third
parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to
NSI's site and how those visitors use the site.
NSI uses "cookies" to help maximize your online experience
and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your
hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run
programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are
uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a
Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a
convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie
is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific
more accurate results and a more personalized site experience.
When you return to the Site, the information you previously
provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features
and for load balancing.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most
Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually
modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer.
Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting
to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to
accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to
decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and
negatively impact your experience on the Site.
Updating Your Information
If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or
other communications from NSI or third parties but
subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by contacting
NSI's home office. If you previously opted not to receive such
communications, you may later opt-in by contacting NSI's
NSI has implemented reasonable technical and organizational
measures designed to secure your personal information from
accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or
disclosure. We cannot, however, guarantee that unauthorized
third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use
your personal information for improper purposes.
When you place an order online through the Site, you will need
to provide sufficient information to us to finalize the purchase
order and to generate an invoice. Do not provide any
information concerning your social security number, employer
identification number or credit card number, or any other
information concerning your banking or financing sources. Such
information is not secure and is provided at your own risk.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for NSI, we will
post those changes on the Site so that you will always know
what information we gather, how we might use that
information, and to whom we will disclose it.
NSI is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of
business at 8246 E Sandy Court, Jessup, Maryland 20794. The
telephone and fax numbers for NSI are (301) 498-6700 and
(301) 490-2313, respectively.