Privacy & Security

Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) Definition

For the purposes of this privacy policy, “Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII” is defined as individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected online by the operator of a website from that individual and maintained by the operator in an accessible form, including any of the following: (1) a first and last name; (2) a home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town; (3) an e-mail address; (4) a telephone number; (5) a social security number; (6) any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual; and (7) information concerning a user that the website or online service collects online from the user and maintains in personally identifiable form in combination with an identifier described in this subdivision. (See California Business and Professions Code section 22577; see also 11 U.S. Code § 101(41A).)

UDC May Collect and Use Anonymous Data For Any Lawful Business Purpose

UDC does not collect PII from site visitors who do not have a registered account, do not make a purchase, or otherwise affirmatively provide UDC with their PII. UDC may implement use of various technologies, such as cookies, to anonymously store information about your Site usage. By using the Site, visitors consent to download and activation of UDC’s cookie. UDC reserves the right to use non-PII collected anonymously from site visitors for any lawful business purpose.

UDC’s cookies may be disabled by site visitors in their browser settings and with common protection software. Disabling UDC’s cookies may diminish the functionality of UDC’s website by taking longer to load or having to fill in information fields that would have been automatically filled in by the cookie. For instructions on how to disable cookies, please consult your browser’s user manual or help center.

Nothing in this privacy policy should be construed to abridge UDC’s right to monitor and record activity on the Site. UDC reserves the right to investigate any complaint or violation of the law or UDC’s policies, terms or conditions. UDC reserves the right to report any suspected violation of laws or regulations to law enforcement or regulatory agencies. UDC may issue warnings, suspend or terminate use of the Site as its discretion.

Collection and Safeguarding of PII

UDC may collect PII by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of site visitors who have a registered account, who make a purchase, or who otherwise affirmatively provide UDC their PII. UDC’s collection of PII is aimed at providing optimal service to its customers. Before, or at the time of collecting PII, UDC will identify the purposes for which PII is being collected. UDC will collect and use a PII solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by UDC and for other similar and compatible purposes. UDC will only retain such PII as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

UDC is committed to conducting business in a way that ensures the confidentiality of PII it collects. UDC will protect PII by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. UDC will not disseminate PII to third parties without the consent of the owner of the PII. Please contact UDC to request further clarification about UDC’s policies and practices relating to PII management and safeguarding.