Revised January 25th, 2012
Privacy of personal information is an important principle to hoovermechanical.com. We are committed to collecting, using and disclosing personal information responsibly and only to the extent necessary for the services we provide. We strive to be open and transparent regarding how we handle personal information. This document describes our privacy policies.
Note: You may not provide information to us unless you are at least 13 years of age and a resident of Canada or the United States. By providing information you consent to the policies and practices described in this privacy statement.
The following definitions are important.
General information is information that does not itself reveal your identity. General information may include, without limitation: generic business type; SIC code; information derived from publicly available databases (such as Dun and Bradstreet); user behavior on our Web site; and aggregated generic information.
Non-public personal information is any non-public information you provide to us or our partners that is proprietary or identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate you or someone at your business. Non-public personal information may include, without limitation: name, address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number, account information, voting behavior, spending patterns and individual tastes and preferences.
What information is collected?
We collect the non-public personal information you provide to us. We also collect your general information.
Will this Privacy Statement change?
We periodically review our privacy practices. This Privacy Statement may be revised at any time. Notice of a revision to the Privacy Statement will be prominently displayed on our Web site at www.hoovermechanical.com/privacy-policy.php.
A primary purpose of cookies is convenience. For example, a cookie informs our server that you have returned to our Web site.
We recommend that you enable the cookies on your browser. If we allow third-party servers to place ads on our Web site, they may also use small pieces of code called "Web beacons" or "clear gifs" to collect anonymous and aggregate advertising metrics, such as counting page views, promotion views, or advertising responses. Advertisers who deliver cookies may use these Web beacons. In no event will a cookie discover any of your non-public personal information without your knowledge.
What are the privacy practices for Guestbook entries?
We may make guestbook entries available to our visitors through our Web site. We make reasonable efforts to moderate and supervise the discussion in such areas. All information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution before disclosing non-public personal information.
What is our linking policy?
Our Web site may contain links to other destinations on the Internet. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any other party. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects non-public personal information.