Legal & Privacy Policy

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Below is a list of certain of Accedian Networks’ trademarks, tradenames, logos, and names of associated goods and services (“Trademarks”) that appear throughout the Accedian Networks website (note that this is not a list of ALL Trademarks owned or used by Accedian Networks). These Trademarks shall not be used, redistributed, broadcast, published, copied to any other media or reproduced without the prior written consent of Accedian Networks. These Trademarks must not be altered in any manner, distorted or used in any way that is detrimental to Accedian Networks’ image or reputation. The absence of a Trademark in the list below does not constitute a partial or full waiver by Accedian Networks of intellectual property rights in relation to any such Trademark.

  • Accedian
  • Accedian Networks
  • the Accedian Networks logo
  • R-FLO
  • SkyLIGHT™
  • antMODULE™
  • Vision EMS™
  • Vision Suite™
  • VisionMETRIX™
  • V-NID™
  • Plug & Go™
  • Network State+™
  • Traffic-Meter™
  • FlowMETER™

All other trademarks referred to on this web site are the property of their respected owners and any unauthorized use thereof is strictly prohibited.



Product Group Patents & Patent Applications
EtherNID-EE and -GE USA Patents: 7873057, 8705341, 8873370, 8917596, 9,413,355, 9,407,515
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/201,909
NID TE USA Patents: 8139494, 8824312, 8917596, 9,407,515, 9742579
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847
European Patents: 2198557
Japan Patents: 5709941, 5318875
V-NID™ USA Patents: 8218576, 8705577, 8948210, 9094427, 9300556, 8711708, 8923132, 9166900, 8792380, 9130703, 8917596, 9,407,515, 9,419,780, 9,419,883, 9577913, 9722718, 9736049, 10,027,568
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/212,420, 15/632,915
NanoNID, ANT USA Patents: 8830869, 8982730, 9246871, 9106706, 8751615, 8862702, 8830860, 9088492, 8711708, 8923132, 9166900, 9191286, 8917596, 9294358, 9344400, 9306830, 9,391,948, 9,407,515, 9,419,883, 9,491,137, 9,491,053,  9503329, 9504183, 9524197, 9577913, 9614840, 9699033, 9692712, 9736044, 9735874, 9887794, 9887883, 9935917
USA Patent Applications: 14/735,508, 13/608,476, 14/515,164, 62/255,761, 14/967,712, 15/017,203, 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/212,420, 15/403,362, 15/353,945, 15/467,349, 15/464,981, 15/613,497, 15/628,264, 15/645,482
VCX USA Patents: 8711708, 8923132, 9166900, 9191286, 8917596, 9,407,515, 9,419,883, 9524197, 9736044
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/212,420, 15/353,945, 15/591,306
SkyLIGHT Director™ USA Patents: 9191286, 8917596, 9,407,515, 9736044, 9736049, 10,027,568
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/255,989, 15/347,893, 15/353,945, 15/632,915, 15/591,306,
NID USA Patents: 9032408, 8917596, 9300565, 9,367,352, 9,407,515, 9,419,883, 9504183, 9608751, 9641458, 9660896
USA Patent Applications: 15/047,031, 62/095,273, 14,625,346, 14/733,083, 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/156,480, 14/625,346, 15/201,847, 15/347,893,
15/651,773, 15/047,031, 15/784,339
NODE USA Patents: 8867545, 9225634, 8917596, 9,407,515, 9,419,883, 9509810, 10,038,620
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/334,353, 15/347,893, 15/464,981, 15/628,264
FSX USA Patents: 8917596, 9,407,515, 9660927
USA Patent Applications: 13/557,102, 14/530,702, 15/201,847, 15/255,989, 15/338,650

The materials provided on this web site is protected by Canadian, U.S. and worldwide copyright laws and treaties. Unless specifically stated, none of the materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form without Accedian Networks’ prior written permission. In addition, none of these materials may be altered in any manner, distorted or used in any way that is detrimental to Accedian Networks’ image or reputation. Finally, you also may not, without our permission, “mirror” any material contained on our web site on any other server.. Please contact us for more details.


When you access a non-Accedian Networks’ website including through this site, please understand that these sites are independent from Accedian Networks, and that Accedian Networks has no control over the content of such websites and does not give any warranty with respect to such websites

Privacy Policy

Accedian Networks Inc., (“us,” “we,” “our,” or “Accedian”) created this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) in order to ensure the confidence of visitors (“you” or “your”) to our website (the “Site”), and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Site. By using the Site, you signify your acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, please do not use the Site.

1. Types of Information Collected
Traffic Data Collected. We automatically track and collect the following information when you visit our Site, including your: (i) IP address, (ii) domain server, (iii) type of computer, and (iv) type of web browser (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you, but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site.
Personal Information Collected. In order for you to access certain premium services that we offer via the Site, we may require you to provide us with information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include: (i) Contact Data (such as your name, mailing, and e-mail addresses), and (ii) Demographic Data (such as your address, zip code, age). If you communicate with us by e-mail, online forms or surveys, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information. You will know when we collect this information because you will be asked to provide us with it, and you may decide whether or not to share such information with us.

2. Uses of Information Collected
Accedian’s goal in collecting Personal Information is to provide you, the user, with the most personalized web experience possible. We may occasionally use Contact Data to send you information about our company or our products or services, or offers of marketing opportunities or upcoming special events or promotional material from some of our partners, or to contact you when necessary. Rest assured that before we reach out to you using your Contact Data, we will have already received your consent to do so, and you can opt out at any time if you don’t want to receive communications from us. Finally, we may use your Demographic Data to customize and tailor your experience on the Site, displaying content that we think you might be interested in and according to your preferences while accessing your account. We will only try to present you with content you indicate you may be interested in viewing.

3. Length to Keep User Information
We generally keep user data on our server or in our archives for as long as we reasonably need it. We may alter this practice according to changing requirements.

4. Sharing of Personal Information
We do not share any Personal Information with any third parties nor do we use any Personal Information for any unauthorized purposes.

5. User Choice Regarding Collection, Use, and Distribution of Personal Information
You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the Site; however, you will not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require your Personal Information. If you do not wish to receive information and promotional material from us you may contact us or opt out of any email you receive from us by convenient link at the bottom of the email.

6. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we will keep your Personal Information private and will not share it with third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to comply with a court order or other legal process or other legal requirements of any governmental authorities and/or protect and defend the rights or property of Accedian. Your Personal Information is stored on secure servers that are not accessible by third parties. We provide you with the capability to transmit your Personal Information via secured and encrypted channels if you use a similarly equipped web browser.

7. Other Limits to Your Privacy
The Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.

8. Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy
We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site.

9. Legal Disclaimer
This Site operates AS-IS and AS-AVAILABLE, without liability of any kind. We are not responsible for events beyond our direct control. This Policy is governed by the laws of the province of Quebec, Canada, excluding conflicts of law principles. Any legal actions against us must be commenced in Montreal, Canada within one year after the claim arose, or be barred.

This Site uses Google Analytics and other site visitor tracking tools. We use cookies to track anonymous data.

Ads and Cookies
We may use Google Analytics, Google AdWords Conversion tracker, and other services that place cookies on a browser across the website. These cookies help us increase the website’s effectiveness for our visitors. These cookies are set and read by Google. To opt out of Google tracking, please visit this page. We may use AdWords remarketing to market our sites across the web. We place a cookie on a browser, and then a third party (Google) reads these cookies and may serve an ad on a third party site. You may opt out of this ad serving on Google’s opt out page. If you are concerned about third party cookies served by networks, you should also visit the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Remarketing is user-optimized web content and a technique used to serve ads across the content network to people who previously visited our Site. This is done by using cookies.

A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a web site and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. We may employ cookie technology to help you move faster through our Site. We may employ cookie technology to estimate our total audience size and traffic and to help us improve our Site’s experience by measuring which site areas are of greatest interest to users. You can turn off the ability to receive any of these cookies by adjusting the browser in your computer, but you should note that if you do so, this may materially affect the functionality of the Site and the information you can access through it. If you wish to find out more about cookies, or how to refuse cookies, please visit the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s web site at We collect anonymous data when you visit most pages on the Site. Your visit may automatically provide us with data that is not linked to your Personal Information, such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times, and referring web site addresses. Some parts of the Site use embedded pixel or javascript technologies to facilitate your use of the Site and to track general traffic. We use your anonymous data to obtain general statistics regarding the use of the Site and its specific web pages and to evaluate how our visitors use and navigate our Site on an aggregate basis. We do not link your anonymous data with personal data.

Contacting the Webmaster
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact: [email protected]