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What Types of Information Does Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center Collect From Me?
We collect Personal Information that you provide to us, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card number, and financial information.
We also collect non-personal information from you, such as your browser type and your Internet protocol (IP) Address ("Non-Personal Information"). Non-Personal Information cannot be easily used to personally identify you.
How and When Does Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center Collect This Information?
Providing Information to Us.
We collect Personal Information from you when you provide it to us. For example, if you purchase a product sold through a Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center web site, we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, credit card number, and email address. If you create a Client or Dealer Account, we may collect your name, FFD number, mailing address, email address, and other information that we request during the registration process, and any other additional information that you provide us. If you sign up to receive a newsletter, we will collect your email address.
Communications With Us.
If you communicate with us regarding the Web site or our services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication.
Analytic and Reporting Technologies.
Like the operators of most web sites, we use analytic and reporting technologies to record Non-Personal Information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser software, operating system types, clickstream patterns, and the dates and times that our web sites are accessed. We also contract with several online partners to help manage, monitor and optimize our web site and to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising, communications and how visitors use our web sites. To do this, we may use web beacons and cookies.
How Does Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center Use My Information?
We use Personal Information for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving our services and our web site, fulfilling requests for information, producing and shipping the products that you order, and providing customer support. For example, if you create a Client or Dealer Account, we will use the information that you provide us to communicate with you. Similarly, if you sign up to receive a Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center newsletter, we will use the email address you provide to send you the newsletters.
We use Non-Personal Information to track the use of our web sites and for other internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center web site and our services.
When Will Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center Disclose My Information to Third Parties?
Disclosure to Successors.
We may disclose your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest of ours, such as a company that acquires us. You will be notified via email or by a notice on our web site of any such change in ownership or control of your Personal Information.
Disclosure to Unaffiliated Third Parties.
We may disclose your Personal Information to prevent an emergency, to prevent harm to others, to respond to legal requirements, to protect or enforce our rights and policies, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order).
Disclosure to Third Party Service Providers and Online Partners.
We may contract with various third parties who help us provide, maintain and improve our web sites and services. For example, we use a third party to process payments made to us, and may subcontract out production, fulfillment, analytics, reporting or other Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center operations. We also contract with several online partners to help manage, monitor and optimize our web sites and services and to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising, communications and how visitors use our web sites. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties from disclosing your Personal Information, except for the purpose of providing the services in question. We cannot guarantee that such third parties will not disclose your Personal Information.
Disclosure of Non-Personal Information.
We will disclose Non-Personal Information, in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers, and others. You may not opt-out of the sharing of this information. However, it cannot be easily used to identify you personally.
What About Cookies?
Does Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center Protect My Personal Information?
Whenever we obtain your Personal Information, we use commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, we are not insurers of the security of your Personal Information. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information such as a credit card number and/or social security number on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
What About Children's Privacy?
The products & services offered on Erdel & Wood Home Improvement Center web sites are intended for users ages 18 and older only. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information from children that we know to be under the age of 18. In addition, we will delete any information in our database that we know originates from a child under the age of 18.