Schmid Tool & Engineering Corporation
Website Privacy Policy

Last Modified: December 1, 2021

This privacy policy sets out how Schmid Tool & Engineering Corporation (also referred to herein as “we” or “us” or “our”) uses and protects any information that you give us when you use our website. Schmid Tool & Engineering Corporation is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. By visiting, accessing, or using the website, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this privacy policy and agree to it.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.  We do not collect or track personally identifiable information from individuals in the European Union (“EU”) or European Economic Area (“EEA”) and our website is not intended for use from individuals in the EU or EEA.  Schmid Tool & Engineering Corporation may change, update, or otherwise revise this policy from time to time by updating this web page.  You should check this web page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.  By continuing to visit, use or access the web site, you agree to an updates, revisions, or changes to the privacy policy.

What we collect

  • We may collect the following information:

  • Name

  • Contact information including email address

  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests

  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

 

What we do with the information we gather

 

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax, or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

 

Security

 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

Users younger than 18

 

Our website and services are not intended for the use of children.  We do not knowingly collect personal Information from users under the age of eighteen, and will delete any information we may have collected if we learn it is from such a person. Purchases of our products through the website should only be made by persons over the age of eighteen.  If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of eighteen and believe that he or she has disclosed personal information to us, please contact us through the medium suggested below.  A parent or guardian may review and request the deletion of such child’s personal information, as well as prohibit the use of such information.

 

How we use cookies

 

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

Links to other websites

 

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

 

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at noreply(@)schmidtool.com

 

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may disclose your personal information if we believe it is necessary to prevent or investigate situations involving potential threats to the property or safety of any person or to comply with any lawful process or court order or to otherwise comply with any laws or regulations applicable to us. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

 

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you pursuant to any data protection laws applicable to us.  A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write noreply(@)schmidtool.com if you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Marketing Emails

 

We may use the data you entered to inform you by e-mail about the contents and/or products selected by you.

You may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future, either by written notice or may also unsubscribe from any newsletter via the link provided at the end of each newsletter. We transfer your data to our service providers only for data administration and hosting purposes.

 

We also engage a third-party partner for the purpose of identifying users and delivering to them marketing on our behalf (i.e., email or direct mail). Our partners may collect information directly from your device, such as your IP address, device ID, and information about your browser or operating system; may combine personal and non-personal information about you with information from other sources; and may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. This activity enables them to identify you to facilitate the delivery of marketing on our behalf. To opt out of recognition services, please go noreply(@)schmidtool.com. To opt out of third-party cookies, please go to noreply(@)schmidtool.com.