United Communications Ltd on Privacy
United Communications Ltd was sensitive to the privacy concern of its users well before
privacy became the topic of interest that it is today. Years ago,
our developer community sensitized us to the needs and desires of
users concerning their personally identifiable information.
our company website, was one of the early leaders in developing
and posting a statement of information practices.
Because of the business-to-business nature of most
of United Communications Ltd's interactions, the overwhelming majority of information
collected on our website is business contact information obtained
through a professional or company-to-company interaction. While
this type of business information has not been the focus of recent
consumer-oriented privacy efforts, United Communications Ltd believes that there is
a need to address privacy issues in this realm as well. In an effort
to address those needs, United Communications Ltd has posted privacy statements related
to a number of different functions and services available on the
As you visit the United Communications Ltd
website, you will notice various privacy statements on parts of the
site. In developing a comprehensive approach and solution to
privacy, we have run into issues of complexity when trying to
summarize information practices across the different services and
functions offered across the site. Trade Commission requirements of accuracy mandate
a need to be precise in disclosure while generally accepted privacy
principles agree that notices must be clear, concise and easy to
use. We believe that technology can provide part of this solution.
United Communications Ltd is sensitive to the needs of our customers
to provide their end users with state of the art technology solutions
to both business and policy issues. We are currently developing
a policy and technology methodology to allow users to determine
their preferences and control their interactions with United
The initial steps have already been deployed allowing
users to develop and maintain an initial profile, select among online
communities and choose from a number of language options. Over time,
we plan to allow our customers to configure their relationship and
interaction with us by controlling and maintaining detailed preferences.
Please visit this site for further updates on privacy.
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