Protective-Systems.com Privacy Notice
What Personal Information About Customers Does Protective-Systems.com Gather?
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your shopping experience at Protective-Systems.com. Following are the types of information we gather.
Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see examples of what we collect. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future shopping for you, improving our store, and communicating with you.
Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, we use “cookies,” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses Protective-Systems.com. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see examples of the information we receive. A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit Web sites anonymously.
Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at Protective-Systems.com if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these tools exist.
Email Communications: To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from Protective-Systems.com if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please adjust your Customer Communication Preferences.
What About Cookies?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as storage of items in your Shopping Cart between visits.
The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of Protective-Systems.com features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Does Protective-Systems.com Share the Information It Receives?
Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
Protective-Systems.com does not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18, you may use Protective-Systems.com only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit Protective-Systems.com, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Washington. If you have any concern about privacy at Protective-Systems.com, please email us a thorough description and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly. This Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also, and use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Notice in effect at the time of use. We may email periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should occasionally check our website to see recent changes.
Information You Give Us
You provide information when you place an order or communicate with customer service.
For example, you provide information when you search for a product; communicate with us by phone, email, or otherwise; complete a form; as a result of those actions, you might supply us with information such as your name, address, and phone number; credit card information; people to whom purchases have been shipped, including address and phone number; people (with addresses and phone numbers).
Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; email address; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; purchase history; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our website, including date and time; cookie number; and products you viewed or searched for.