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ProjectTalk Privacy Policy

Meridian Systems has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. Your privacy on the ProjectTalk web site (the “Site”) is of great importance to us. Because we gather important information from our users, we have established a means to communicate the use and handling of the information collected. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.

Collected Information

We ask users who register to use the services (“Services”) offered on the Site to give us contact information such as their name and e-mail address. Meridian Systems uses this information to provide the Services requested by the user, and to send users information regarding ProjectTalk such as promotions and special events and third party promotional material. You can choose not to receive such information by notifying Meridian Systems as set forth below in the “Opt-Out” section.

Registered users of the Site may also elect to provide other information concerning the user’s business such as project information, pricing and scheduling (the “Project Information”). Meridian Systems will use the Project Information only as provided in the User Agreement and only to the extent necessary to provide the Services requested by the user disclosing the Project Information. Meridian Systems uses diligent efforts to ensure that the Project Information is not accessed by unauthorized persons. Of course, each user and such user’s employer, as applicable, are responsible for maintaining the integrity of the password assigned to such user.

All financial and billing information collected through the Site is used solely to check the qualifications of prospective users and bill the user for the Service. This information is not used by Meridian Systems for marketing or promotional purposes. Additionally, to perform the Services, Meridian Systems must, from time to time, pass information about transactions to payment card processors and banks.

We may collect certain information about you as a visitor to, or a registered user of, the site, including your Internet address. The information gathered from your Internet address is logged to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer our Site in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our users, and provide such information to third parties to comply with various reporting obligations and for business or marketing purposes.


Meridian Systems uses a feature of your Internet browser called a “cookie” to assign a unique identification to your computer. Cookies are files that your Internet browser places on your computer’s hard drive. These files allow you to easily access your information on the Site. Cookies also save you time by tracking certain information so that you do not have to re-enter this information upon every visit. Meridian Systems will not use cookies to retrieve personal information from your computer unless you have provided such information to Meridian Systems.

Third Party Sites

The Site may contain links to other sites. Meridian Systems is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. Users and visitors will need to check the policy statement of such other sites to understand their policies. Users who interact with such sites may be sharing their private information with such site. It is the user’s responsibility to keep such information private and confidential.


This Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. When you access the Site using Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4.0 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects your information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that your information is safe, secure, and unavailable to others. Meridian Systems also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications and hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, Meridian Systems provides you with a unique user name and password that must be entered each time you visit the Site. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of your information.

For more information, please visit the ProjectTalk security section.


If at any time after registering you decide that you do not want Meridian Systems to share your information with third parties you may send us a request to that effect. Simply send your request to ptadmin@projecttalk.com with the words “opt-out” in the subject or re line so that we can process your request promptly.

Privacy Policy Changes

Meridian Systems reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Meridian Systems will post any changes here so that our users will know what information Meridian Systems gathers, how it might use that information and whether it will disclose such information to anyone.


If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please send e-mail to ptadmin@projecttalk.com.
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