Information We Collect
We collect Personal Information through this Site in order to respond to customer inquiries and to help us develop products that meet our customers’ needs. We also collect Non-Personal Information as described below. You are not obligated to provide us with Personal Information in order to use the Site.
Collection of Non-Personal Information
Collection of Personal Information
Our Site is designed allow users to contact us directly with comments, requests, and inquiries regarding our products and services. We may collect Personal Information in a number of ways. Our “Contact Us” page lists fax, phone, e-mail and online inquiry options. If you choose to utilize the online inquiry form, you will be asked to submit Personal Information to us. We also post employment opportunities on our “Jobs/Careers” page and accept submission of resumes and job applications via e-mail links from our Site. In addition, we offer our users the opportunity to receive our free e-newsletter by submitting their names, e-mail addresses and other necessary Personal Information. We collect Personal Information from users who choose to send us inquiries through use of any of the options described above.
The following sets out the legal basis for our processing of your personal Information: when you register for an account or interact with our Site or services, such processing is necessary for the performance of our services; when you respond to or enquire about an employment opportunity, such processing is necessary for the performance of our services; when you communicate with us or sign up for promotional materials or accept cookies, we process such data on the basis of our legitimate interest, and our legitimate interest is to provide you with our marketing communications; where we are required under applicable local law to obtain your consent for sending you marketing information, the legal basis is your consent; when we process or share personal data in the event of a sale, we process such data for our legitimate interest in providing our services; when we investigate suspected illegal or wrongful activity, we process such data on the basis of our legitimate interest and our legitimate interest is to ensure compliance with legal requirements and law enforcement requests and for public safety purposes.
Information of Children
We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from any users under the age of 13 or from users between the ages of 13 and 18. Due to the serious nature of our Site, and the lack of games or other child friendly pages, we have no reason to believe that any children under the age of 18 would be attracted to our Site or have reason to submit any Personal Information to us.
Use of Personal Information
Sharing of Personal Information
We will not provide or sell any Personal Information to marketing research or bulk advertising sales companies. However, we may forward your product requests and inquiries to one of our product distributors in order to enable you to purchase products directly from such distributor and to ensure that your requests are met in the most timely and efficient manner.
We retain Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law.
Links to Third-Party Web sites
You may choose to have your name taken off of our e-newsletter list, to review and/or update the information that you have provided to us, or to request the removal of your Personal Information from our database by calling or sending a fax to us at the phone numbers listed on the “Contact Us” page of our Site, or by sending us an e-mail by clicking on the “information request” link on our “Contact Us” page.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us, and us and you will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
Your Acceptance of this Policy
How to exercise your rights
We take steps to keep your Personal Information accurate and up to date. If you reside in the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom, you have certain rights to the Personal Information that we have collected about you. To exercise your rights to your Information, please contact us by calling or sending a fax to us at the phone numbers listed on the “Contact Us” page. Subject to applicable law and in exceptional circumstances only, we may charge for this service and we will respond to reasonable requests as soon as practicable, and in any event, within the time limits prescribed by law.
You have the following rights:
- Right of access to your Personal Information
- Right to correction
- Right to erasure
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to data portability.
- Right to object
Transfers from the European Economic Area
By using the Site you understand that your Personal Information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information. Some of the non-EEA countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these countries is available here). For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures to protect your Personal Information. You may obtain further information of these on request by using the “Contact Us”.
GDPR - Right to lodge a complaint before the Data Protection Authority
We encourage you to contact us directly and allow us to work with you to address your concerns. Nevertheless, where the GDPR applies you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the EU Member State where you reside, work or the place of the alleged infringement. You have the right to do so if you consider that the processing of Personal Information relating to you infringes applicable data protection laws.