United Wire has a long-standing commitment to safeguard the privacy of information entrusted to us. The privacy principles and procedures set forth below are intended to tell you how we collect, use, and distribute user information via our primary public web site (www.unitedwire.com). This statement also applies generally to all web sites operated by United Wire (and its affiliates). This statement does not cover information collected from sources other than United Wire web sites.
United Wire offers a wide variety of products and services, and operates through a number of web sites. Many of these have their own privacy statements that describe the specific data collection and use practices of the particular product, service, or site. We encourage you to review the privacy statements for those sites, services, and products that you use. Unless more-specifically addressed (or to the extent otherwise provided) in those other privacy statements, the terms of this General Privacy Statement govern your interaction with United Wire.
If you use this web site, personally identifiable information about you may be collected and processed by United Wire employees. In general, we only collect such information (such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and type of business) when you knowingly provide it to us. Additionally, United Wire may automatically collect or process personally identifiable data (such as your Internet domain or IP address) as part of the operation of this web site or during the course of your activities on or use of this web site. In nearly all cases this data may be collected or processed by, and transferred to, United Wire facilities in the United States and in other countries where United Wire does business; the data is then subject to the legal systems of those countries. By using this web site (which resides in part on servers located in the United States), you unambiguously consent to any collection, processing, transfer or use of any personal data. If you do not consent to any collection, processing, transfer or use of such information, please discontinue use of this web site.
We share much of our data, including personally identifiable information about you, with our affiliates throughout the world. To the extent that these entities have access to your information, they will follow privacy practices no less protective than our practices described in this document, to the extent allowed by applicable law.
Without the user’s consent, United Wire will not sell, trade, or disclose the user’s personally identifiable information to third parties that want to market products to the user. However, United Wire may disclose information to third parties assisting us in carrying out a transaction or providing a service for you (e.g., packaging, sending and delivering purchases and information to you, clearing credit card transactions, or performing statistical analyses of our services), or in connection with merger and acquisition discussions. Additionally, United Wire may disclose information when required by subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process, or in response to activities that are unlawful or a violation of United Wire rules for use of the web site, or to protect and defend the rights or property of United Wire.
United Wire has implemented technological and operational security processes to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or unintentional destruction. While no security measure can guarantee against compromise, United Wire regularly reviews and updates its security measures in an effort to provide appropriate security for all information held by United Wire.
United Wire reserves the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice. We indicate the date of the current statement below, so you know when it was last updated.
United Wire wants to maintain only accurate information about users of the site. You can request individual information that has been gathered about you by contacting United Wire. Upon receipt of appropriate identification information, United Wire will provide you with access to the personally identifiable information that it maintains about your use of United Wire web sites or which you have supplied to United Wire via a United Wire web site. If you find factual inaccuracies, please notify United Wire so that they may be corrected.
United Wire will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary for the purpose it was collected.
United Wire takes children’s privacy seriously. United Wire asks children under the age of 13 not to send any personally identifiable information to United Wire web sites without the consent of their parents or guardians. United Wire encourages all parents and guardians to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of personal information on the Internet. United Wire will not knowingly collect, use, or disclose to third parties any personal information collected from children, and we are committed to complying with applicable laws and requirements, such as the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
We provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control these web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy statement posted on these (and all) third party sites. United Wire is not responsible for the privacy statements or practices of sites and services controlled by other companies or organizations.
Customers should direct comments or questions regarding this statement to their United Wire representative; employees to their Personnel representative; all other inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: 12 June 2006 Version 1.5