We collect personal information from our visitors on a voluntary basis.
Personal information may include name, title, company, address, phone number,
email address, and other relevant data. Questions or comments submitted by
visitors may also include personal information. We do not require personal
information to obtain access to most of our site. We do, however, require it
to download product information, order products and take advantage of certain
other features of our site.
We use the information that visitors provide for such purposes as processing and
responding to requests, improving our operations, and communicating with visitors
about our products, services and businesses. Subsidiaries and external service
providers participate in some of these activities, but we do not sell or rent
personal information to unrelated businesses for direct marketing purposes.Also,
as our business evolves we may transfer or acquire businesses and related assets,
and we may transfer information about customers and site visitors in connection
with such transactions.
Visitors who complete our registration form have the option of receiving occasional
email updates and surveys in their selected areas of interest. Those who elect to
receive updates and surveys may change this election at any time by updating their
Our web server also automatically collects non-personally-identifiable
information such as the domain name of the site providing the visitor with
Internet access, but not the visitor's user name. Other examples of
information collected by our server include the Internet protocol(IP)
address used to connect the visitor's computer to the Internet, the visitor's
browser type and version, operating system and platform, the average time spent
on our site, pages viewed, information searched for, access times and other
relevant statistics. We use this information in the aggregate to measure the
use of our site and to administer and improve our site.
and provide visitors a personalized experience on our site. Cookies are pieces
of information that a web site transfers to the hard drive of a visitor's computer
without logging on upon returning, to auto-populate email forms, to make
improvements and to better tailor our site to our visitors' needs. We also use
this information to verify that visitors meet the criteria required to process
their requests. Visitors who complete the registration form may decline to
accept the cookie which allows the site to recognize them as registered users
upon their return, but declining this cookie does not affect a separate cookie
which distinguishes repeat from first time visitors. Most browsers used by
visitors have options that allow the visitor to control whether the browser
will accept cookies, reject cookies, or notify the visitor each time a cookie
is sent, but setting a browser to reject cookies will limit the range of
features available to the visitor on our site.
To the extent required or permitted by law, we may also collect, use and disclose
personal information in connection with security related or law enforcement
investigations or in the course of cooperating with authorities or complying
with legal requirements.
We take commercially reasonable precautions to keep all information obtained from
our online visitors secure against unauthorized access and use and we periodically
review our security measures.
Our site may contains links to other web sites. These sites are not covered by this
privacy statement, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the
content of these other sites.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement and related business practices
at any time by posting updated text on this site.