Effective on March 9, 2010
This privacy statement outlines the uses of we use and protect personal information. Essentially, this document describes how Creative Safety Supply collects and uses the personal information people provide on our Web site: www.creativesafetysupply.com. In addition, this document will also identify the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.
Here at Creative Safety Supply we are a Participant in the TRUSTe Privacy Seal Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to advance privacy and trust in the networked world. We take great pride in being a member of TRUSTe and our web site has agreed to have its privacy practices monitored for compliance by TRUSTe.
If you have questions or concerns regarding our policy, you should first contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry, or if your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact TRUSTe. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with the web site to help resolve your concerns.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We do collect personal information in order to process orders and to keep you informed about current promotions, shipping updates, etc. We collect the following personal information from you:
- Contact Information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number
- Billing Information such as credit card number, and billing address
- Financial Information such as bank or brokerage account numbers, types of investments
- Unique Identifiers such as user name, account number, password
We also may collect the following information from you regarding your business:
- Information about your business such as company name, company size, business type
In addition, just like most other web sites, we also automatically gather information about your computer including details such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.
The information gathered will be used for the following purposes:
- Fulfill your order
- Send you an order confirmation
- Send you requested product or service information
- Send product updates or warranty information
- Administer your account
- Send you a catalog
- Send you marketing communications
- Respond to your questions and concerns
You do have the option to opt-out of receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at email@example.com.
Information Obtained from Third Parties
We purchase marketing data about our customers from third parties and combine it with information we already have about you, this helps us to create more tailored advertising and products recommendations to better meet your needs.
We take your personal information very seriously. While we will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement, we do not sell your personal information to third parties.
However, we may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us..
We may also disclose your personal information:
- as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
- when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
- if Creative Safety Supply is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
- to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
How do we do this? We use another company to place cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information to help compile aggregated statistics for us about visitors who visit our web site.
Our Web pages contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics which help us to analyze how our site is used. These web beacons may be used in some of our emails to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients. We do not collect personal information about you with our web beacons, instead they simply allow us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.
We use a third party to gather information about how you and others use our Web site. For example, we will know how many users access a specific page and which links they clicked on. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our site is used.
Links to Other Web Sites
Our web site does include links to other web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Creative Safety Supply. If you choose to submit personal information to any of these outside sites, the information you provide them is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any web site you visit.
The security of your personal information is truly important to us. In order to make sure your information is safe, we follow all of the generally accepted industry standards, both during transmission of when you enter your information and once we actually receive it. While it is important to remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is always 100% secure, we try our best to make sure our customer’s information is protected. However, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our web site, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide our customers with two different options to make a purchase on our web site. You can either use our order form or a third party payment option. If you use our shopping cart, the transmission of sensitive information collected on our order form is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL). If you choose to use a third party payment option to pay for your order, its privacy statement and security practices will apply to your information. In order to make the most educated decision, we encourage you to read that privacy statement before providing your information.
Additional Policy Information
Our web site also features publicly accessible blogs or community forums. These are interactive areas where customers can communicate with others as desired. Nonetheless, customers should be aware that any information provided in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.
Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information
To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, contact us at email@example.com.
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
We do periodically update our privacy statement to make it as current as possible and to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any substantial material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this web site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information related to our privacy practices.
You can contact us about this privacy statement by writing or email us at the address below:
Creative Safety Supply
7737 SW Cirrus Dr
Beaverton OR, 97008