We at SSS Online, Inc. respect your privacy and are committed to protect the
personal information that you share with us. Generally, you can browse through
our website without giving us any information about yourself. When we do need
your personal information to provide services that you request, this policy
describes how we collect and use that information.
Information about our Organization and Web site
Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the
activities of SSS Online, Inc.
We are based in the USA, and our principal activity is the provision of information
on RF and wireless technology for engineers, technical managers, engineering students,
and interested laymen. We also serve as the principal advertising medium for
Pegasus Technologies, Inc.,
a small company specializing in the provision of RF design engineering consulting services
and agency certified RF modules for use in wireless products.
websites as indicated below. Please note that SSS Online does share privacy information
with Pegasus Technologies; its use of that information is covered in the
which is closely related to this one.
Contact information for all of these sites is the same:
Karen Edwards, Webmaster
108 Pawnook Farm Road
Lenoir City, Tennessee, 37771 USA
Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access
You can access our Web site and browse all our pages without disclosing your
personal data. Our website provider, The Diamond Lane,
uses Webalizer version 2.01 for tracking statistical data on our site. This program
uses IP addresses for providing statistics on traffic to particular pages and the site
as a whole. We use this data for purposes of system administration, and to analyze
trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic
information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable
Services and Links on our Web site
We do not generally collect any personal data on users other than the IP addresses
as discussed above. However, we do offer certain items for sale, maintain a mailing
list for our free newsletter subscription, and have various public forums as discussed
below. Many of these are provided via third parties which do collect data, and we have
access to some of this information.
The categories of services and the privacy policies covering those services are discussed below.
Guestbook, Comment Log, and Blog
SSS Online uses outside third party providers for our guestbook, comment log, and
Blog. These services enable you to communicate with other visitors or
to post information to be accessed by others. When you do so, other visitors may
collect your data as these are fully public. We at SSS Online do not have access
to any information gathered from these sites other than the material that is directly
posted for public viewing.
Third Party Advertising
In addition to direct advertising sales, we also use certain third-party advertising
companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information
(not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits
to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other
sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more
information about these practices and to know your choices about not having this information
used by these companies, please click on the links below.
In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place
or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser that does not contain any information
about the user. They may also collect personal data about our visitors, as detailed in the links below.
SSS Online sells advertising directly, and offers free classified, job vacancy posting,
and resume posting services. Advertising sales are handled in accordance with our
direct purchase policies below. Free advertising is provided so that users may
communicate with other visitors or post information to be accessed by others. When
you do so, other visitors may collect your data as these are fully public.
SSS Online offers various items for sale on our website. Specifically, we offer
book sales through Amazon.com, direct sales of
advertising space, and sales of gift items through CafePress.
Amazon.com provides SSS Online with information on number of visitors, items clicked, and
specific books ordered and shipped. None of this information is associated with any personal
identifiers or any personal or demographic information.
Cafeacute;Press provides us with certain information on customers, as detailed in their privacy
policy. This information does not include personal identifiers.
Direct Purchases from SSS Online: Our preferred method for online sales is through
We also accept checks, money orders, and wire transfers for payment. All direct purchases
require the provision of personal information to us, including name, address, and certain
financial information. We do not have a secure (encrypted) method of accepting personal
information directly to our site. We do not maintain personal information on people who
have purchased items from us longer than 1 month following completion of the transaction.
Links to Other Sites
This site contains numerous links to other sites. We do not share your personal information
with those websites and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to
learn about the privacy policies of any company that you visit from our site.
Data Collection and Purpose Specification
We collect only that personal data that you may volunteer while using our services.
We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public
records or bodies, or private organizations.
We use information collected only to fulfill your requests for certain products and
services, and to better understand your needs and provide you with better services.
Compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): SSS Online
does not knowingly collect the personal information of persons under the age of 18
(other than our own children).
Disclosure of Information
We do not disclose your personal data to other organizations outside the SSS Online
family, including Pegasus Technologies, Inc.
Confidentiality / Security
We do not offer a secure transmission method to send us personal data directly;
however, our third party providers, which collect the bulk of personal information,
do offer such methods.
All our employees who have access to and are associated with the processing of
personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.
We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and
authorities except if required by law or other regulation.
Accessing and Changing your Information
You can ask us about any personal information we may have on you by sending an email
to the webmaster at the address above. Please indicate that this is a privacy request
in the subject line. We will provide you with a copy of any personal data that we
have about you, generally within a week from your request. Proof of your identity
may be required first. This information will be provided without any charge.
You may also send an email to the same address if you wish to delete, modify, or add
SSS Online may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial
changes in the way we use your personal information we will make that information
available by posting a notice on this site.
Webmaster, at the address above, or phone (865) 717-9339, ext. 202 Monday through Friday between
the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time.
Policy last modified November 7, 2008 to eliminate mention of our email list which we no