Your privacy is important to us
Effective Date: December 2014
1. What Personal Information About Me Does HALCO Gather?
- Information You Give Us:
We receive and store any information you enter on our website at www.halcolighting.com ("Site") or give us in any other way. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, providing our services, and communicating with you. When you register on our Site for the purpose of purchasing goods, you will provide certain personal and/or company information, including payment information. We require this information so that we can process, fulfill and confirm your transactions and so that we can inform you of each transactionâ??s status. If you are making an Offer on behalf of another person or entity, you must confirm that such other person or entity agrees, in advance, that you may disclose their information to us and that you are authorized to act on behalf of such other person or entity. Any credit information that you provide to us when you register or update your information is stored by HALCO and our security is PCI-DSS compliant .
- Automatic Information:
We receive and store certain types of automatic information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many other websites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses our Site.
Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) click stream to, through, and from our Site, including date and time.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our Site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
2. What About Cookies?
- Cookies Defined:
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser.
- Access to Your Cookies:
3. How Secure Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software , which encrypts information you input and the information we send to our agents.
4. Does HALCO Share The Information It Receives?
We do share information, but only as described below. Otherwise we will not provide your personal information without your consent.
We may share certain information with our Vendors. This information will include any content, requests, and/or product information that you submit to us when you make an Order.
We may partner with other parties to provide specific services. When you sign up for these specific services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party partners to provide these services.
We may engage other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include but are not limited to providing customer services, sending postal mail and email to you, removing repetitive information from customer lists, and analyzing data. These persons have access to personal information needed to perform their functions. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information that you provide to HALCO for any secondary purposes.
- Service Providers:
We may engage other companies and individuals to perform enhanced services on our behalf. In addition, certain enhanced services require that we contact Internet directories and various search engines on your behalf. Many of our service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their services. These service providers are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services to us.
As we continue to develop our business, we may sell or buy businesses or their assets. In such transactions, customer information generally is a transferred business asset.
We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with law, enforce or apply agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of HALCO, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
When You Place an Order:
When you place an Order our Site, we may provide to a vendor, personal information that is needed for your purchase. We may also share personal information among our affiliated companies and our business partners. We use non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher quality and more useful online services by performing statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of our Buyers and visitors, and to measure demographics and interests regarding specific areas of our Site. We may provide anonymous statistical information based on this data to partners, suppliers, advertisers, affiliates and other current and potential business partners. We may also use such aggregate data to inform these third parties and our Vendors as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their web sites. Occasionally, HALCO may hire a third party to act on our behalf for projects such as market-research surveys and contest-entry processing, or will contract with a third party to provide co-branded products. In such cases, HALCO may provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects.
IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO PROTECT AGAINST UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR PASSWORD AND TO YOUR COMPUTER. BE SURE TO SIGN OFF WHEN USING A SHARED COMPUTER.
5. Consent to Transfer
If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide us will be transferred to and stored in the United States. By using this Site or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
6. California Privacy Rights
A business subject to California Civil Code section 1798.83 is required to disclose to its California customers, upon request, the identity of any third parties to whom the business has disclosed personal information within the previous calendar year, along with the type of personal information disclosed, for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HALCO does not direct the Site towards children, and HALCO does not knowingly collect information from children. If we discover that a child has provided us with information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our systems.
9. Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions.
All capitalized terms are defined herein or in our Terms, which is incorporated herein by reference.