SC Fastening Systems L.L.C. ("SC Fastening Systems") operates https://scfastening.com/ and may operate other websites. It is SC Fastening Systems' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, SC Fastening Systems collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. SC Fastening Systems' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SC Fastening Systems' visitors use its website. From time to time, SC Fastening Systems may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
SC Fastening Systems also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://scfastening.com/ blogs/sites. SC Fastening Systems only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to SC Fastening Systems' websites choose to interact with SC Fastening Systems in ways that require SC Fastening Systems to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SC Fastening Systems gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at https://scfastening.com/ to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with SC Fastening Systems are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, SC Fastening Systems collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with SC Fastening Systems. SC Fastening Systems does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
SC Fastening Systems may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. SC Fastening Systems may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, SC Fastening Systems does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
SC Fastening Systems discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on SC Fastening Systems' behalf or to provide services available at SC Fastening Systems' websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using SC Fastening Systems' websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. SC Fastening Systems will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, SC Fastening Systems discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when SC Fastening Systems believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SC Fastening Systems, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an SC Fastening Systems website and have supplied your email address, SC Fastening Systems may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with SC Fastening Systems and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. SC Fastening Systems takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If SC Fastening Systems, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that SC Fastening Systems goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of SC Fastening Systems may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.