Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

ViaSat Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “ViaSat,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) respect and value your privacy. In this Website Privacy Policy (“Policy”), we describe the information that we collect from users of ViaSat websites that include but are not limited to www.viasat.com, http://www.exede.com/, and http://www.wildblue.com/ (the “Sites”). This Policy does not apply to users of customer websites such as exede.net and wildblue.net. The privacy policies applicable to customers of ViaSat services can be found on our customer websites. By visiting our Sites, you agree that your information will be handled as described in this Policy.

 


 

Information We Collect and How We Use the Information

  • Information You Provide to Us

Generally, you may browse through the Sites without giving us any personal information about yourself. When you request information about our products, services, or events, you may voluntarily provide us with contact information, including your name, phone number and/or email address (“Information”). We use the Information that you provide to respond to your information requests regarding our products and services.

  • Information You Post

Any comments or information that you post on social media Sites may be viewable by other users, as well as visitors to our Sites, and becomes public information. If you post content on these Sites, we may collect and use that information. ViaSat is not responsible for the privacy of any information that you choose to post on these Sites or for the accuracy of any information contained in those postings.

  • Information Automatically Collected

We may use cookies, tracking pixels, or other similar technologies to conduct analytics of our Sites. For example, we may automatically collect certain non-personal information from you such as your browser type, operating system, software version, Internet Protocol (IP) address, Internet service provider and platform types. We may also collect non-personal information about your use of the Sites, including the areas or pages of the Sites that you visit, the amount of time you spend using the Sites, the number of times you return, and other Site usage data. This information helps us to track and understand how visitors use our Sites, and improve the performance and user experience of our Sites. To learn more about the use of cookies for website analytics, and to know your options for not having this information used by our service providers, please click here.

  • How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals

Our cookies and other analytics technologies do not collect personal information and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other personal information to us to tell us who you are. You may adjust your browser or operating system settings to limit this tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Sites or take full advantage of all of our offerings.  Check the “Help” menu of your browser or operating system to learn how to adjust your tracking settings or cookie preferences. Note that our system does not recognize Do Not Track (DNT) headers from browsers. However, we only use your Information as described in this Policy.
 

Information Disclosure

ViaSat may disclose the information we collect from and about you as follows: (1) to our agents, if the disclosure will enable them to perform a business, professional or technical support function for us; (2) to respond to judicial process or provide information to law enforcement or regulatory agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; or (3) as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

We may share aggregate or anonymous non-personal information with third parties to perform functions related to the Sites.

Also, ViaSat may sell or purchase assets during the normal course of our business.  If another entity acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, then such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties.

Consent to Transfer Information to the United States

Your information is stored on servers in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please note that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using our Sites, you consent to the transfer to and processing of your information in the United States, which may not have data protection laws that provide the same level of protection that exists in countries in the European Economic Area.

Data Security

ViaSat has taken certain physical, administrative, and technical steps to safeguard the Information we collect from and about our Site visitors.  While we seek to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee the security of the Information. We encourage you to take precautions to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.

Links to Other Websites

The Sites may contain links to other third party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites, even though some of these other sites may be co-branded with us and may look like Site features. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.

Special Information for California Residents

ViaSat does not currently disclose any Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

Protecting children’s privacy is important to us. We do not direct the Sites to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under the age of thirteen.

Changes to this Policy

ViaSat may amend this Policy from time to time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on the Sites. If we make any material changes in the way we use or disclose the Information you provide to us, we will provide appropriate notice to you.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions that you would like to ask about this Policy or about our handling of the Information collected on our Sites, please contact us at privacy@viasat.com.

 

Effective Date: January 31, 2014



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