This Privacy Policy applies to, owned and operated by Runtime Design Automation. Runtime Design Automation (“Runtime”) is committed to respecting your online privacy and recognizes your need for appropriate protection and management of any Personally Identifiable Information you share with us. Runtime has established this Privacy Policy so that you can understand how we use and protect your Personally Identifiable Information.

A “User” means any individual who has access to or uses a Runtime Website, including buyers of Runtime software products, or visitors to Public Websites, and other employees and agents of corporate clients and Suppliers.

We cover only our data processing practices described in this Privacy Policy. Without limitation, this Privacy Policy does not cover data that we collect offline, on businesses or legal entities, or on our employees.

Notice and Disclosure
Personally Identifiable Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual User, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address, an e-mail address or other contact information. In general, you can visit Runtime web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personally Identifiable Information about yourself.

Information Collection and Use
For example, when you request a demo or decide to download a buyers guide, we will collect personally identifiable information from you, such as, but not limited to, your name, email address and phone number. We will use this information to fulfill your order, send you the requested product or service information, or respond to customer service requests.

Third parties provide specific services on Runtime’s’ behalf. For example, Runtime contracts with third parties to host or process marketing information. Runtime may provide information, including Personally Identifiable Information that Runtime collects, to such third party service providers to help us deliver programs, products, information, and services.  These companies are authorized to use your personally identifiable information only as necessary to provide these services to us. These third party service providers are obligated to protect your Personally Identifiable Information on Runtime’s’ behalf, and to comply with this Privacy Policy.

If you choose to provide us with your Personally Identifiable Information, we may transfer that Personally Identifiable Information within Runtime, across borders, and from your country to other countries around the world. If you are subject to the European Union Data Protection Directive, laws implementing the Directive, or similar laws, you hereby freely consent to the transfer of your Personally Identifiable Information outside of the European Union to the United States and other countries and to the use of your Personally Identifiable Information by Runtime as described in this Privacy Policy.

We do not sell your personally identifiable information to third parties. We will share your personally identifiable information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. We may also share your information under the following circumstances:

  • As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request
  • If Runtime is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personally identifiable information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personally identifiable information
  • To establish and utilize, in conjunction with the information technology infrastructure, including data mining and other advanced analytical tools, in order to access, receive, and analyze data and information in furtherance of Runtime’s’ business and market intelligence capabilities
  • To any other third party with your prior consent to do so

You may choose whether or not to provide Personally Identifiable Information to Runtime. If you choose not to provide the Personally Identifiable Information we request, you can still visit most of Runtime’s’ websites, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services (such as Runtime software) that involve our interaction with you.

When we collect your Personally Identifiable Information, we will provide a means for you to opt-out of sharing your Personally Identifiable Information. For example, should you elect to receive our Newsletter and/or promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving further communications by following those instructions in the email and/or via the unsubscribe link contained in the email.

Links to Other Websites
Our Site may include links to other Websites, such as our blogs & forums, which may be facilitated by a third party. Such sites’ privacy practices may differ from those of Runtime. If you submit personally identifiable information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any Website you visit.

Blog / Forum
Our Website may offer publicly accessible blogs or community forums. Our blog is managed by a third party application that may require you to register to post a comment. We do not have access or control of the information posted to the blog. You will need to contact or login into the third party application if you want the personally identifiable information that was posted to the comments section removed. To learn how the third party application uses your information, please review their privacy policy.

Customer Testimonials & Reviews
We may post our clients’ comments, testimonials & reviews on our Website, which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer’s consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their comments.  If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at

Social Media Widget
Our Website may include Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Website. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

The security of your personally identifiable information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us at

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Some of our web pages utilize “cookies” and other tracking technologies. A “cookie” is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about website activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personally Identifiable Information previously indicated by a web user. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our Website. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. We set a persistent cookie to store your authentication status, so you don’t have to login upon each site visit. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.

Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names; Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software and operating system types; clickstream patterns; and dates and times that our site is accessed.

We use Google Analytics, a third-party tracking service, which uses cookies to track non-personally identifiable information about our visitors to our site in the aggregate to capture usage and volume statistics. Some of our business partners (e.g., Google Analytics) use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by Runtime only and does not cover the use of cookies by any third-party.

Our use of cookies, third party cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to improve our Website and your web experience.

Access / Accuracy
Runtime is likewise committed to maintaining the accuracy of your Personally Identifiable Information. You may review your Personally Identifiable Information by sending us an email request at Should you discover inaccuracies in your Personally Identifiable Information, or if you merely wish to update your Personally identifiable Information, you may do so by sending corrections and updates to You may also contact us to request that we delete your Personally Identifiable Information. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services.  We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Your Consent
By using this Website, you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy and to Runtime’s processing of Personally Identifiable Information for the purposes given above.

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Us
If you have any comments or questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Website, please email us at or contact us via post mail:

Runtime Inc.
2560 Mission College Blvd, Ste 130
Santa Clara, CA, 95054-1217