Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement regarding EMC Computer Store, Inc. (Known throughout this letter as EMC)

EMC may collect personally identifiable information such as name, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address. This personal information is collected and used by EMC staff for the purpose of facilitating a relationship or business transaction.

The EMC website resides behind a firewall and uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer, the industry-standard security protocol used to communicate with browsers) to transmit personal information. Data is strongly encrypted during transmission to ensure that personal and payment information is secure. Industry-standard data encryption techniques are used to protect personal information on EMC computers. SSL-capable browsers typically have a symbol on the browser window to indicate when they are in a secure mode. In addition, the URL will begin with "https:" for all browsers.


The EMC does not sell or rent e-mail addresses to other organizations. Certain e-mail addresses may be published in both print and electronic EMC publications including the EMC website. The EMC may generate e-mail for the following types of communication:

  1. Notification e-mail to which the individual may subscribe and unsubscribe.
  2. Transactional e-mail, which is the result of a business transaction initiated with the EMC.
  3. Relationship e-mail, which is sent as an informational service because of a relationship with the EMC.
  4. Commercial e-mail, which is sent to promote an EMC product or service (You may opt not to receive this type of e-mail).
  5. Correspondence from EMC staff as a result of a communication initiated by a member or customer.

E-mail that has a provision for opt-out will include instructions on how to do so. All inquiries regarding subscription-based e-mails should be directed to the EMC Member and Customer Services Department (see EMC Contact Information below).

Mailing Lists

Postal mailing list’s, comprised of full name and postal address, will not be sold to other organizations (e.g. professional societies and/or commercial publishers) for any promotional or informational use.

The EMC may occasionally send informational or promotional materials to members and customers. You may choose to exclude yourself from all, none, or only non-EMC mailings by contacting the Member and Customer Services Department (see EMC Contact Information).

Third-party Agents

The EMC uses third-party agents for several business purposes, including credit card validation, hotel registration, and shipping. These agents are permitted to use your personal information only to provide the EMC with a specific service and not for any other purpose. Please contact the EMC Member and Customer Service Department (see EMC Contact Information) if you believe this policy has been violated.

The EMC makes every effort to preserve your privacy, but we may need to disclose personal information when required by law. The EMC may also disclose personal information if it believes in good faith that such action is necessary.

Non-personal Information

Non-personal information is collected behind the scenes by the EMC web server and is used to compile general website usage statistics or facilitate access to restricted website services. Such information includes:

  • IP address of computer
  • Browser-related information
  • Locations visited on the website

IP address

IP address is used to verify access rights of licensed subscribers to EMC products that require license agreements, such as EMC Customer Login pages. They also aid in the general administration of the website.

HTTP Cookies

A HTTP Cookie is a piece of data that is stored by your browser in either your computer’s memory or on your computer’s hard drive. We do not collect any data other than what you enter into our submit form on our contact page.

Public Forums

There are no public or private forums on the EMC website.

External Links

The only domain covered by the EMC privacy policy is The EMC website may contain links to other sites, however, and the EMC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those external sites.

How can you update your personal Information?

  • Email:
  • By postal service: EMC Computer Store - 3295 Rochester Road - Troy - Michigan - 48083
  • Telephone: Toll-Free - (248) 680-9701 (US and Canada)

The EMC Privacy Statement is subject to change and was last modified by Webmaster, Mr. Kelly Dunn 2009.