Aquto has developed this privacy policy to help you understand more about our privacy practices and how we collect, use and disclose information you may provide to us through your use of the Aquto website (the "Website"). By accessing the Website you agree to the following:

1. Definitions

"Non-Personal Information" means information which, by itself, does not identify a specific individual.

"Personal Information" means specific identifiable information about an individual person which could be used to identify, contact or locate that person (e.g. name, mailing address, email address or phone number).

"Information" means Non-Personal Information and Personal Information.

2. What Information Is Collected

Information Provided by You. We may receive and store any Information that you provide by using the Website or when you otherwise interact with Aquto.  We will use such Information to communicate with you and to improve the Website. For example, Aquto may use your Personal Information to send you emails periodically describing promotions, events, news or information about Aquto's products and services.

Information Collected Automatically. We may receive and store certain Non-Personal Information automatically through technological methods whenever you interact with the Website.  For example:

(a) Cookies. The Website uses "cookies," which are small files that the Website places on your computer hard drive for identification purposes. These files are used for Website registration and customization the next time you access the Website. Your internet browser may notify you when your computer is receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it. By not accepting cookies, some sections of the Website may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information.

(b) Metadata. Metadata is data collected and used by us to better understand and manage data related to the Website and to facilitate and monitor Website usage. Some examples of metadata that Aquto may collect and analyze include the internet protocol (IP) address used by your computer, computer and connection information such as browser type, version, and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating systems, and application platforms.

3. How Information Is Used, Shared and Disclosed

Except if you consent to such disclosure, Aquto does not sell, rent, lease or disclose your Personal Information to third parties. We use Information to analyze and monitor system performance, analyze internal business systems, improve the Website, fulfill requests for additional information about products and services, contact you about promotional and marketing activities, and conduct research. In addition, we may disclose your Information for the following reasons:

(a) Legal. We may disclose Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, other facets of the legal process or to establish/exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We may share Information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Aquto's Terms of Use or as otherwise required by law.

(b) Business Transfers, Assignment. In the event we reorganize as a business entity, our assets are acquired, we acquire entities, subsidiaries, or business units, or enter into joint ventures with third parties, any Information you provide may be transferred to such parties but will remain subject to the Aquto Privacy Policy in effect at the time of such transfer.  In addition, this Privacy Policy itself may be transferred to an entity acquiring Aquto.

(c) We may use third-party companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting the Website, data storage, sending postal mail and email, analyzing data, and providing marketing assistance. We will provide such entities with access to certain Information needed to perform their functions, but will take measures to ensure that they may not use it for other purposes. We share Information only as described above and with third parties that are either subject to this Privacy Policy or to a privacy policy that is at least as protective as this Privacy Policy.

4. Opting-Out

You may access, update or remove Personal Information by contacting  You may opt-out of receiving emails from Aquto by following the instructions contained in the email. Once Aquto has processed your opt-out request, Aquto will not send you further emails unless you initiate contact with Aquto through the Website or otherwise. 

5. Children

We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 18. If it comes to our attention that Personal Information has been collected from a person under the age of 18, we will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we may have Personal Information from or about a child under the age of 18, please contact us at

5. Security

Aquto and its partners and vendors take reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access or disclosure of the Information we collect; this includes ensuring that all Personal Information is disclosed only on a "need to know" basis.

6. Transfer

Your information may be transferred and maintained on Amazon Web Services computers located in the United States.  If your information is transferred and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction, our Privacy Policy and its protection for you still applies there.

7. Safe Harbor Program

Aquto complies with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of Personal Information from European Union member countries.  Aquto has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.  To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view our certification page, please visit

In compliance with the US-EU Safe Harbor Principles, Aquto commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your Personal Information.  European Union citizens with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy should first contact Aquto Corporation at:

Aquto Corporation
320 Congress Street
3rd Floor
Boston, Massachusetts USA

OR via e-mail:

Aquto has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-EU Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Aquto, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR web site at for more information and to file a complaint.

8. Conditions of Use, Disputes, and Changes to this Privacy Policy

By accessing and using the Website, you agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to the use of your Information as described herein is subject to this Privacy Policy and Aquto's Terms of Use. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy without notice at any time and your continued use of the Website constitutes acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Aquto

If you have questions regarding how Aquto protects your Information or this Privacy Policy, please contact Aquto at:

Aquto Corporation
320 Congress Street
3rd Floor
Boston, Massachusetts USA

OR via e-mail:

Last Updated: June 20, 2013