TestDriven.NET - Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy - 24-Nov-2004

TestDriven.NET Respects Your Privacy

We respect your privacy. That's why we have created this Privacy Statement to explain how and why we collect certain information online, and how we use that information. This statement also explains how you can prevent collection of certain information about yourself, if you choose. Please take a few moments to read our Privacy Statement. This statement applies to information we collect from visitors to the Web site.

Right to Change Policy

As TestDriven.NET is constantly innovating and enhancing the products and services it provides to its users, this Privacy Statement will also continue to change to match the products and services we make available. As such, we reserve the right to change this statement to match the products and services we provide. If we make any material change to this statement, we will change the date at the top of this statement to reflect the effective date of the change. When you visit our site or use our products and services, we encourage you to check the date of this Privacy Statement to ensure you are aware of any updates. However, regardless of how this Privacy Statement may change or evolve over time, we will not collect or maintain your private and personally identifiable information without your consent. Further, if you consent to give us your personal information, we will keep it confidential and will not sell, license or disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, unless we are compelled to do so under the law or to comply with a court order.

Contact for Privacy Inquiries

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or other questions about privacy on the site, please contact:

[email protected]

Types of Information We Collect

Generally, you are free to browse the testdriven.net site without submitting any personal information. We do not collect any of your personal information (such as a name, address or e-mail address) when you visit the site, unless you license and/or download one of our products, register or have registered to use one of our products or services, complete one of our evaluations, or otherwise agree to submit to us such information. As part of such processes, you have the opportunity to decline further promotional materials or other notifications from us regarding special offers and information from TestDriven.NET.

Registration on Our Site

We require users who want to use our product to register. In order to register, you must provide us with a username (which does not have to be your real name), password and a valid e-mail address. When you register, you have the option of providing some additional information such as occupation, interests, and homepage URL. If you have any concerns about providing this information, simply leave the fields blank and your registration will still be processed. When you sign in to this site you will be asked to provide your email address and a password to sign you in.

Update Subscription

TestDriven.NET is evolving, and we want to be able to inform our registered users. We may also offer an option to subscribe to a periodic newsletter regarding our activities, promotions, product announcements and news items. The only piece of information required is the user's e-mail address, which is only used to distribute the requested newsletter. You can "unsubscribe" to the newsletter at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of the newsletter.

Site Survey

We may request that you fill out a survey to provide us with some statistical information for our internal planning purposes. Any portions of the survey that are available to the public are noted on the form itself, and completion and submittal of the form constitutes your permission for us to use the information as specified.


Our site uses browser cookies to facilitate your experience with our products and services. These cookies are small sections of code that our server sends to your browser which it can then store on your hard drive. If you choose to accept these cookies, they enable us to recognize that your browser has previously visited and used our site, products or services and, based on your browser's previous visits, assist us with tailoring the information and content, banners and promotions you view. An example of the customization allowed by the use of such cookies is to retain your username and password so you don't have to re-enter them each time you visit. These cookies do not collect, store or maintain your private, personally identifiable information. You do not have to accept these cookies to visit or use the site or our products and services, and you can choose to refuse our cookie, delete our cookie from your hard drive or turn off the cookie at any time by updating your browser preferences.

Technical Support

Any personal information you provide to us in the course of obtaining technical support, or asking other questions will be used only for the purposes for which it was submitted. We may store the information, but we will not use it for any other purposes or disclose it to any third parties.

Use and Disclosure of Your Information

TestDriven.NET uses the personal information it collects from forms you fill out on our site or in our product and service registrations to:

  • 1. Allow users to access and use our products and services;
  • 2. Supply users with installation instructions, download, access or use information, and technical support information;
  • 3. Provide users of products and service on our site with information about special offers and promotions; and
  • 4. Improve our products and services by using statistical analysis and evaluation of user data.

We do not and will not disclose your private, personally identifiable information to any third party for any purpose without your prior consent. However, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of our company, its employees, customers, or the public.

All reasonable care is taken by us in handling your personal information to ensure its security both offline and online.

Changing or Updating Personal Information

If you would like to update or change your user profile on our site, you may do so by logging in at any time.

To unsubscribe from our newsletter, please follow the specific unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the newsletter.