Privacy Policy

 

Welcome to the web site ("Web Site") operated by HD Electric Company ("we" or "us"). We have implemented this Privacy Policy ("Policy") to describe the types of information that we collect, what we do with it, how we protect it, and when we disclose it to third parties.

How Do You Agree To The Policy? You agree to this Policy by visiting this Web Site. However, if you cannot agree with this Policy, then please refrain from visiting or using this Web Site.

How and When is the Policy Updated? How are You Notified of these Changes? We reserve the right to change, add to, subtract from, update or amend all of any part of this Policy at any time without notice to you. We will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice. Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date.

What Categories of Information Are Collected Through The Web Site? Personal Information. We collect information that can be used to identify you personally ("personal information"), such as your name, mailing address, company name, telephone number, and email address. Other Information. We also collect information that cannot be used to easily identify you, such as information about your computer hardware and software.

Why Do We Collect and Use This Information? We collect your personal information because it helps us deliver a superior level of customer service. It enables us to give you convenient access to our products and services and focus on categories of greatest interest to you. In addition, your personal information helps us keep you posted on the latest product announcements, special offers, and events that you might like to hear about.

How Do We Collect and Use This Information? Personal Information. We collect the personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you use this Web Site. For example, if you request a catalog or complete and submit the "Contact Us" page, we will collect any information that you provide to us in such request or submission. Other Information. Like the operators of most web sites, we may use tracking software and similar technology, which automatically collects information about your computer hardware and software, and use of the Web Site. This information may be used by us for the operation of the Web Site and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Web Site. Many commercial web site operators collect this information in similar ways. Cookies. Cookies are bits of electronic information that a web site can transfer to a visitor's hard drive to help tailor and keep records of his or her visit. Cookies allow web site operators to better customize visits to the site to the visitor's individual preferences. Many commercial web sites use cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually change your browser to prevent or notify you whenever you are sent a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. However, if you set your browser such that it does not accept cookies, you may not be able to access certain of the features on the Web Site.

How Do We Use and Protect Your Personal Information? When we collect personal information we include it in our computerized database of customers and potential customers. We use that information to provide updates and notices on products, services, features, support and warranty issues, and other marketing purposes. Whenever we obtain your personal information, we will use reasonable practices to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. While we will use such efforts, we cannot and will not act as insurers of the security of your personal information. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.

When Will We Disclose Your Personal Information? Generally speaking, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties who are not our affiliates without your consent. We will, however, share your personal information with our affiliates. Our "affiliates" include our sales representatives, customer service representatives and contractors who we engage or partner with to provide products, services, support and marketing to our customers and potential customers. In addition, we do not sell customer lists or customer information for marketing purposes with unaffiliated third parties. However, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information without your consent for any of the following reasons: Disclosure to Successors. We may disclose your personal information to any actual or potential successor-in-interest of ours, such as a company that is seeking to acquire us. Web Site Administrators. We may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers who help us provide, build or maintain the Web Site. We require that these third-party service providers implement and maintain reasonable practices to protect your personal information. Other Disclosure. We will disclose your personal information without your consent to prevent an emergency, to protect or enforce our rights, to protect against suspected credit card fraud, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order).

What About Children's Personal Information? We are not targeting the Web Site to children, and we do not knowingly collect contact information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not email us, contact us, attempt to use the Web Site, submit information to the Web Site, or ask us to email you.

Who Do You Contact If You Want: To review and change your Personal Information? To opt out of any further notices from us or our affiliates? To ask any questions about this Policy?

Kimberly Bengson
Marketing Manager
HD Electric Company
1475 Lakeside Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085 USA
T 847-473-4980
F 847-473-4981
kbengson@hde.textron.com

HD Electric Company is committed to ongoing review and improvement of its product lines, and thus reserves the right to modify product design and specifications without notice.