How We Gather Information
Our website’s contact forms may require users to give us personal contact information (like name, phone number, email etc.), unique identifiers (like your Federal Tax ID), and demographic information (like your postal address, zip/postal code). Contact information from the contact forms is stored and used internally to identify customers, provide information about our company and/or products, help with the order process and to get in touch with the customer when necessary.
Demographic and profile data may also be collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor’s experience on our website showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying or sending content according to their preferences. This data is not available for sale to any outside entity, ever.
Additionally, users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., name, e-mail address) on non-secure areas of Sparton Rugged Electronics’s site, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the user’s communication, can be collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of Sparton Rugged Electronics.
We work closely with our online partners such as Google, Paypal and others, and in some cases personal contact information and analytic tracking data collected on our site may be shared securely with our partners. These partners have access to customer information as required in order to help them perform their functions on our behalf, but they are not allowed to use that information for any other purpose.
We also employ agents to fulfill other functions on our behalf, such as providing marketing assistance, analyzing data, preparing and maintaining site content, processing credit card payments and providing customer service.
We receive and store certain information whenever you visit our website. We use your IP address to help identify you and also to help administer and diagnose problems with our web site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information, and for other purposes. Any information you voluntarily provide to us is used for such purposes as customizing your browsing experience, allowing us to respond to your requests and comments, and improving our website.
Sparton Rugged Electronics reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of our site(s).
Information Gathered from Minors
We encourage children visiting our site to ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to us or to anyone else over the Internet. Customers purchasing goods or services on Sparton Rugged Electronics’s site(s) must be at least 18 years of age.
Sparton Rugged Electronics employs social media as part of its on-going marketing efforts enabling us to stay connected with customers, vendors, friends, media and other interested parties. Such information submitted by users on social networking sites fall under the privacy policies of those respective sites and users are encouraged to view those individual site privacy policies in addition to Sparton Rugged Electronics.
How We Use this Information
Sparton Rugged Electronics uses your email address to inform you of new product announcements, special services, newsletters, surveys, and general information about the company. Upon request, Sparton Rugged Electronics will allow any user to “opt out” of further promotional contacts at any time. If you do not wish to receive notification of special offers or news and/or updates to our site(s), we provide an unsubscribe link in each communiqué or you can email us directly at: webmaster (at) spartonre.com.
Credit card or other financial information that is collected is used for billing and payment purposes for products and services you have ordered through Sparton Rugged Electronics site(s), and is submitted to the appropriate financial institution in order to process your credit card transaction. This sensitive information will not be provided to any other person or party. All other private information submitted by you is confidential. You can update or delete your private information at any time by emailing Sparton Rugged Electronics at: webmaster (at) spartonre.com. However, it may be impossible to delete a user’s information without some residual information being left in our customer database due to backups and records of deletions.
Transfer of Customer Information
Customer information is a valuable business asset. If for any reason Sparton Rugged Electronics transfers or divests itself of its business assets, our customer information will be transferred as one of the business assets.
Release of Information When Required
Sparton Rugged Electronics will release customer information to the appropriate authorities if we are required to do so by law. Sparton Rugged Electronics will also release such information if we feel it is necessary in order to protect our rights or the rights of our customers, partners, or any other party, and for purposes of protection from fraud and credit risk.
This website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at privacy (at) spartonre.com. Any dispute arising between you and Sparton Rugged Electronics with respect to privacy is subject to the terms and conditions of use and this privacy statement, including limitations on damages, arbitration, and application of the laws of Ontario, Canada.
Sparton Rugged Electronics reserves the right to change this policy at any time by notifying users of the existence of a new privacy statement. This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.