Privacy is important to Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. The following statement discloses the information practices of Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web sites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
The United States Department of Commerce has designed a framework called Safe Harbor. The Safe Harbor framework outlines guidelines and best practices regarding the collection, retention, and use of information collected from the European Union by sites in the United States. Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. abides by this framework.
Using and Sharing Personal Information
The following paragraphs describe in more detail how Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. may use your personal information and with whom we may share it. Depending on the type of Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web site you are visiting, one or more of the paragraphs may apply. For example, if you order a product from an Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web site, your information will be handled as described in such paragraphs as Fulfilling Your Transaction Request and Marketing Use.
Fulfilling Your Transaction Request
If you request something from an Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web site, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information, with others, for instance, other parts of Perkins Manufacturing, Inc., Perkins Manufacturing, Inc.’s Business Partners, financial institutions, shipping companies, postal or government authorities (for example, Customs authorities) involved in fulfillment. In connection with a transaction we may also contact you as part of our customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.
The information you provide to Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. on certain Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web sites may also be used by Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. and selected third parties for marketing purposes. Before we use it, however, we will offer you the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your information used in this way.
Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Human Resources Web Sites (including Recruitment) In connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on an Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web site or otherwise, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. We may use this information throughout Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. and its related entities for the purpose of employment consideration or your inquiry. Except where you tell us not to, we will keep the information for future consideration.
Information for Business Partners
If you represent an Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Business Partner, you may visit an Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web site intended specifically for Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Business Partners. We may use information provided on that site to administer and develop our business relationship with you, the Business Partner you represent, and Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Business Partners generally. For instance, this may involve using your information to send you details of Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Business Partner programs. It may also include sharing certain information with other Business Partners (subject to any confidentiality obligations that may exist), or Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. customers or prospects. In connection with a particular transaction or program, we may also contact you as part of customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.
Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Discussion Forums and Chat Rooms
If you participate in an Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. discussion forum or chat room, you should be aware that the information you provide there will be made broadly available to others, potentially inside or outside Perkins Manufacturing, Inc., who have access to that discussion forum or chat room. Also, please recognize that individual forums and chat rooms may have additional rules and conditions. Each participant’s opinion on a forum or chat room is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of Perkins Manufacturing, Inc.
Other Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web Site Notices
In some cases, specific Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web sites may contain other notices about their use and the information practices applicable to those sites.
Information Security and Quality
We intend to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. We implement appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help us to keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is Perkins Manufacturing, Inc.’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
Disclosures Required By Law
Please be aware that in certain circumstances, it is possible that personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders.
Links to non-Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web Sites
Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. Web sites may contain links to other Web sites. Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other Web sites.
Notification of Changes
This privacy statement was last updated on October 23, 2002. A notice will be posted on our Web site home page for 30 days whenever this privacy statement is changed in a material way.
Privacy Questions and Access
If you have a question about this statement, you can send an email to the Perkins Manufacturing, Inc. The address for this is firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact us at this address if you have a question about Perkins Manufacturing, Inc.’s handling of your information.