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Advanced Polymer Coatings

Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY OF ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this privacy policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This policy is easily accessible and available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions used in this Policy
  2. Data protection principles we follow
  3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
  4. What Personal Data we gather about you
  5. How we use your Personal Data
  6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
  7. How we secure your data
  8. Information about cookies
  9. Contact information

Definitions

Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) – Advanced Polymer Coatings

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have legal grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited within a period. We will not store your data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of the data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

Data Subject’s rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:
  1. Right to information – meaning you have the right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
  2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you, including your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
  3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Data to be erased from our records.
  5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
  6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
  8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
  9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way, your request has been handled; please contact us.
  10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right to withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

Data we gather

The information you have provided us with

Advanced Polymer Coatings may obtain the following types of information from you or concerning your computer or device (“Information”), which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below (“Personally Identifiable Information”)

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number(s)
  • Blog or Website URL
  • Social Networking Handle or Username
  • Demographic Information (e.g., age, gender, interests, and preferences)
  • Professional Title
  • Company
  • Industry
  • Activities or Content Viewed on Advanced Polymer Coatings
  • Information Collected Automatically (detailed below)
  • Information Received from Third Parties (detailed below)

In certain cases, we may request that you provide some of the Information identified above to obtain specific tools or services. If you choose not to provide the Information we request, you may still use adv-polymer.com, but you may be unable to access certain features or services.

When you register to receive any tools or services from Advanced Polymer Coatings or provide information to Advanced Polymer Coatings in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.

Information automatically collected about you

Advanced Polymer Coatings may automatically receive and log certain types of information when you visit or interact with our websites, services, mobile applications or other products, including:

  • Browser Information
  • Operating System Information
  • Mobile Device Information (e.g., device identifier, mobile operating system, etc.)
  • IP Address
  • Internet Service Provider
  • Content Viewed
  • Geographic Location
  • Connection Speed
  • Time of Visit
  • Referring Site, Application, or Service
  • Registration Time

Information from our partners

If you choose to use any third party website or service that is integrated with Advanced Polymer Coatings including a third party social networking or blogging site, such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, we may receive Information, including Personally Identifying Information, from such Third Party Websites, including, but not limited to:

  • Name
  • Nickname or Username
  • Photo or Graphic Avatar
  • Unique Third Party Website Identifier (e.g., Facebook User ID)
  • Biographical or Demographic Information (e.g., professional title, gender, college attended, etc.)
  • Likes and Interests
  • Contacts/Friends/Associations
  • Any Information That Is Publicly Available on Third Party Websites

For example, Advanced Polymer Coatings may offer the ability to use certain Third Party Websites to facilitate your registration on Advanced Polymer Coatings. We may also use information about your profile and connections on Third Party Websites to allow you to share or connect with your friends and contacts on Advanced Polymer Coatings or to personalize your experience. Also, Advanced Polymer Coatings offers “plugins” and “widgets” from various Third Party Websites that allow you to share Advanced Polymer Coatings content off of our service. 

Your decision to use, or share with, a Third Party Website when accessing or using Advanced Polymer Coatings tools and services is completely voluntary. Advanced Polymer Coatings is not responsible for compliance with the policies or practices of any Third Party Website. You should ensure that you are comfortable with the information such Third Party Websites may make available to Advanced Polymer Coatings by reviewing those Websites’ privacy policies and service terms, and by modifying your privacy settings and preferences on those Services.

Any information we receive from Third Party Websites will be governed by this Privacy Policy.

Publicly available information

We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

How we use your Personal Data

We use your Personal Data to:
  • Provide Advanced Polymer Coatings tools and services
  • Fulfill your requests
  • Improve our products and services
  • Personalize and tailor your experience on Advanced Polymer Coatings
  • Operate our business
  • Understand how users are engaging with Advanced Polymer Coatings

We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and with your Consent.

On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To identify you for communication purposes
  • To provide you with a service or to send/offer you a product
  • To communicate either for sales or invoicing

On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes

  • To send you personalized offers (from our carefully selected partners and us);
  • To administer and analyze our client base (purchasing behavior and history) to improve the quality, variety, and availability of products/ services offered/provided;
  • To conduct questionnaires concerning client satisfaction;

As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you products/services that are similar to or the same as your purchasing history/browsing behavior to be our legitimate interest.
With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes

  • To send you newsletters and campaign offers (from us and our carefully selected partners);
  • For other purposes we have asked your consent for;

We Process your Personal Data to fulfill obligation rising from the law and use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymize Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymized. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from the law.

We might process your Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

  • The link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;
  • The further Processing would not harm your interests and
  • There would be an appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

Who else can access your Personal Data

We do not share your Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience.

We only work with partners who can ensure an adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

How we secure your data

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe.  We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymizing and pseudonymizing where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.  Stored data is encrypted when possible.

Even though we try our best, we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify proper authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

Children

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

Cookies and other technologies we use

We use cookies and similar technologies to analyze customer behavior, administer the website, track user movement, and collect information about users. This is done to personalize and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
  • Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalized features possible.
  • Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services
Here are some cookies we use:
  • Google Analytics – persistent cookie – 2-year duration – we use Google Analytics to improve the user experience on the website (you can opt out here)
  • Popup cookie – persistent cookie – 1-year duration – we offer you the chance to be notified of new content and marketing materials
  • Hubspot – persistent cookie – 2-year duration – we use HubSpot as our CRM to follow up with sales leads
  • Wistia – persistent cookie – 1-year duration – we use Wistia to stream educational content.

You can remove cookies stored on your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Contact Information

Advanced Polymer Coatings
info@adv-polymer.com
440-937-6218
Avon, OH 44011 USA

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy.

Last modification was made September 26, 2018