AimValley and OE Solutions, and all their legal entities (collectively “AimValley/OE Solutions”) recognize that our employees, and the individuals who represent companies with whom we conduct business, value their privacy. However, to conduct global business in this increasingly digital economy, the collection of the personal data of individuals is often necessary. We respect your right to privacy and are committed to protecting your data. It is our goal to balance the benefits of e-commerce with your right, as an individual, to prevent the misuse of your personal data.

What is personal data

Personal data means any information that, when used alone or combined with other data, may be used to identify an individual. This includes, but is not limited to, an individual’s first and last name, e-mail address, mailing and/or residential addresses, telephone number, title, birth date, gender, occupation, customer contact information, and/or other personal information that may be required for us to provide a service you request, or may have requested, at our web sites.

Compliance with laws

AimValley/OE Solutions strive to comply with all applicable and known laws around the world that are designed to protect your right to privacy and prevent misuse of your data. Our commitment is to protect your data no matter where it is collected, transported, processed, or retained.

Websites covered by our privacy policy

This Privacy Statement applies to all websites and domains of Smart SFP ( The Smart SFP website may provide links to unaffiliated third-party websites for your convenience and information; however, AimValley/OE Solutions does not control those unaffiliated third-party websites or (except where AimValley/OE Solutions is providing your data to a third party with whom AimValley/OE Solutions has contracted for services) their privacy policies or practices as they relate to the use and protection of your data. You may visit those third-party links at your sole discretion and should read their privacy policies and statements before providing them with your personal data.

Collecting your personal data

When you visit certain Smart SFP web pages, you may need to be registered and create a password to log in. The use of those web pages, and the downloadable information on such web pages, may be governed by a written agreement between you, your employer, and AimValley/OE Solutions. Unless you request your data to be deleted, it may be retained by AimValley/OE Solutions, according to applicable laws, to (i) verify compliance with the agreement, (ii) track software and documents you download; or (iii) track page visits and usage of other applications available on the Smart SFP website. In general, you can visit our website without divulging any personal data. However, there are areas of our website that require us to collect personal data to complete the customization functions for which they are designed that may not be available to those individuals who elect not to provide the personal data requested. You are always welcome to visit the public portion of the Smart SFP website without revealing any personal data.

Use of your personal data

When we collect your data from you, we will inform you at the time as to the reason we are requesting such personal data. The personal data will be used only for AimValley/OE Solutions business purposes such as: (i) responding to your requests for products, documentation, and/or services; (ii) processing your order or invoice; (iii) conducting a commercial transaction; (iv) corresponding with you and/or your company; (v) enabling your subscription or event registration; (vi) handling a job application; (vii) sending direct marketing information; and/or (viii) performing market research. We will also use your data to personalize the content you review and to better understand how you use the website to improve the services AimValley/OE Solutions provide as well as the website information. Upon your acceptance of the Terms of Use, such an acceptance will include your permission for us to collect and use your data. However, you have the right to request AimValley/OE Solutions not to contact you to send you newsletters, customer surveys, direct marketing materials, and/or market research information. You can exercise this right by clicking on the appropriate option or checkbox at the point where the personal data is collected or by editing the personal data we have collected. In specific cases, AimValley/OE Solutions may request your direct consent to use your data by providing an “opt-in” and/or “opt-out” checkbox in information fields before your data can be used for any additional purposes to that for which your consent has been or is given.

Disclosure of your personal data to third parties

If you elect to provide us with personal data, we may transfer that personal data within the AimValley/OE Solutions entities or to AimValley/OE Solutions affiliated third parties or business partners. Your data may be transferred within your country and/or across borders from your country of residence or jurisdiction to AimValley/OE Solutions entities, affiliated third parties, and/or business partners in other countries around the world so that such AimValley/OE Solutions entities, affiliated third parties and/or business partners may provide services and other operations required to transact business with you. Such personal data may include, but is not limited to, account information, credit card information, and ordering/invoicing information. In addition, AimValley/OE Solutions may share your data (except for account, credit card, and ordering information) with other AimValley/OE Solutions business partners who may desire to alert you to new products and services to improve your competitive edge, and only in cases where we believe your business interests will be served. AimValley/OE Solutions will share your data with its business partners only if you have provided us with your consent to do so. If you do not want to receive marketing materials from any of our business partners, please do not provide contact information via the Internet, or let them know directly that you wish to be removed from their contact lists. AimValley/OE Solutions work with certain companies that deliver AimValley/OE Solutions advertising and undertake surveys on behalf of AimValley/OE Solutions. These companies may collect information to help us determine which products, services, and offerings are of most interest to our current and future customers. Unless you have given your consent, implicitly or explicitly, the information collected is not identifiable at an individual level. However, it may be identifiable at a company level, with or without your consent, or aggregated at an anonymous level to provide us with general statistics and trends. If AimValley/OE Solutions sell a part or parts of its businesses, the personal data that we have collected could be transferred to the acquiring company unless you instruct AimValley/OE Solutions not to do so in writing. AimValley/OE Solutions reserve the right to share your data to respond to information requests by duly authorized governmental authorities, subject to applicable laws.

Collecting your domain information

AimValley/OE Solutions also collect domain information as a part of our analysis of the use of our websites. This data enables us to become more familiar with the individuals who visit our websites and pages, how often they visit, and what parts of the websites they visit most often. AimValley/OE Solutions  use this information to improve our web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

Collecting your information through Cookies

Some pages on our websites use “cookies,” which are small files that are placed on your device by the website for identification purposes. These files are used for site registration and customization for the next time you visit us. It identifies you to a website when you revisit to load your preferences and track the pages you visit. If your browser is set up to automatically accept cookies, your browser will add this text in a small file to your device. Most web browsers allow you to modify the way cookies are handled. You can refuse cookies or choose to be warned when receiving a cookie to be given a choice to accept or reject a cookie. By not accepting cookies, you may have to manually input user IDs and passwords to access certain information on this website, and some pages may not fully function. Please note that the only personal data held in a cookie is personal data you have provided to AimValley/OE Solutions online.

Securing your information

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to (i) prevent unauthorized access to your data, (ii) maintain personal data accuracy, (iii) ensure the correct use of information, and (iv) safeguard and secure the data we collect online. Please take note of the following to ensure the security of your data and other confidential information you may provide online:

  • You should be aware that when you disclose personal data or other confidential information in discussion forums, blogs, or chat rooms, such personal data or other confidential information is accessible to and collectible by others who are present or who may have access to the forum, blog, or chat room.
  • AimValley/OE Solutions advise you to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your computer and disclosure of your AimValley/OE Solutions password.
  • If you believe that your password has been compromised, you should immediately change your password.

If you believe there has been a security breach at AimValley involving your data, please contact AimValley at the address provided below.