COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
This site is owned and operated by Producers Chemical Company. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Producers Chemical Company, we want to make your experience online is satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms of conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
INFORMATION PRODUCERS CHEMICAL COMPANY GATHERS AND TRACKS
Producers Chemical Company gathers one type of information about users:
- Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submission. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to purchase products online, and from participation in polls and surveys:
Producers Chemical Company Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:
- Optional Voluntary Information
- We offer the following services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal
information by users:
Electronic newsletters (Dispatches)
We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users. Producers Chemical Company gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provide in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletter at the time of registration.
We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinion or other responses are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. Producers Chemical Company may use a system to "tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
Producers Chemical Company may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
- Online Purchasing
Producers Chemical Company will keep track of all the information that is voluntarily submitted in order to be able to purchase goods online. However, to be able to order online the user must have an account with Producers Chemical Company already set up and done business with Producers Chemical Company in the past. If not then they will have to meet with our sales representative to determine if what they would like to purchase is suitable for the business that they have. All information is stored in our secure database. We store this information for our users convenience, and this information will never be shared with a third party. Also we will never ask our users to supply a credit card # or social security # while on line. All purchases online are done by "purchase order number". The same way if the user would to call our office. After an order has been place they will receive a confirmation in the form of an email or by phone from one of our customer service representatives confirming the order. Producers Chemical Company reserve the right to deny entry to Online Purchasing with out prior notice to anyone who is miss using the system or giving false information.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 without requesting parental consent.
- Usage tracking
Producers Chemical Company tacks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Producers Chemical Company does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser). Producers Chemical Company sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
USE OF INFORMATION
Producers Chemical Company uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, and online purchasing. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. Producers Chemical Company never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
Producers Chemical Company uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Producers Chemical Company operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
- Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
- Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.