Effective May 24th, 2018
"Anonymous Information" means information and data that is not linked to Your Personally Identifiable Information and does not, by itself, permit the identification of an individual.
We collect basic client information, including Personal Information, in connection with the performance of the Services. We respect Your privacy, and We assure you that We will maintain and use this information responsibly.
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information from visitors who are under the age of 13.
Data We Collect from You
The registration of an Account requires You to provide certain Personal Information, including a full legal name, current address, phone number, a valid email address and certain other information indicated as required. If You choose Services that require the payment of a fee, You will also be required to submit a credit card/debit card number, expiration date and billing zip code, which information will be kept on file in Our secure servers in order to process Your invoices. In connection with Your account registration, We may also ask for additional information, including your industry. We use all such information to provide the Services to You, including to contact You, confirm Your identity and, if applicable, to invoice You.
Whether You are a customer of Ours or not, We collect Anonymous Data, including data about Our websites that You visit and how You browse, information about the device, operating system and browser You use, Your network connection, Your IP address and the date/time stamp for Your visit. If You are a customer of Ours, We will also collect data about how and when You access Your Account. We use this information to see which areas are most visited, which helps Us improve the quality of visitors' online shopping experiences by recognizing and delivering more of the features, services and products that Our visitors prefer. We may also use this information to provide You advertising or marketing.
Contests and Sweepstakes
With respect to persons age 13 or older, We collect Personal Information required to participate in certain contests, sweepstakes, and/or other giveaways (individually and collectively, "Promotions") that We conduct on social media/networking websites including, but not limited to twitter.com, facebook.com, pinterest.com, instragram.com, and youtube.com (each, a "Social Media Site"), or on Our website. This information may vary but will typically include your first and last name, mailing address (including city, state, zip code and country) and e-mail address. It may also include additional information, such as telephone number, fax number, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs and services. We will use any such Personal Information to contact You regarding Your interest in, or experience with, the Services, as well as for marketing purposes.
From telephone users, We collect your phone number. From chat support users, we collect PII as well as information about the device and browser You use, Your network connection and Your IP address. We use all of this information to provide to You the Services, to enhance Our Services and answer any questions You may have.
Use of Personal Information
As described above, We will use Personal Information to perform the Services, including to facilitate the creation of and secure Your account on our network and identify You as a user in Our system. We will also use Personal Information to contact You regarding Your interest in, or experience with, the Services, to provide You with support and to improve the quality of Our Site and Services. We may also use Personal Information for marketing purposes. For example, We may use information that You provide to contact You or send to You information regarding Us or our partners. We use Personal Information that You provide to Us or that is collected from partners to conduct automated decision making, including to assist us in screening merchant accounts for risk or fraud concerns.
We will not use or disclose any such PII, except:
We do not sell, rent or trade Your Personal Information to third parties. We will not use any PII we collect from You or Your customers to contact or market to Your customers or directly compete with You.
We may use other third parties to help Us provide services and marketing to You, such as shipping or fulfilling orders, processing payments, monitoring site activity, identifying and preventing fraud, conducting quality assurance and testing, providing support, conducting surveys, and administering e-mails, and share with them Your Personal Information solely for those purposes.
If We share any Personal Information with any of these third parties, We will require that such information be used only to provide the services requested by Us and be maintained by them in strictest confidence.
We do not control the use by third parties of Your Personal Information that We collect, and its use by them will be in accordance with their own privacy policies. However, We will ensure that they are bound by agreements with us that include non-disclosure and certain data protection provisions. If you do not wish for Your Personal Information to be shared in this manner, You may opt not to purchase or use these third party services or to specifically express interest in Our partners products or services.
We will always ask for Your consent before sharing Your Personal Information with Third Parties for purposes other than those described herein.
A cookie is a small amount of data or pieces of text, which may include a unique identifier, and is typically sent to and stored on Your browser or device. Cookies are generally by websites to improve the browsing experience of a user. They typically enable websites to remember preferences and understand how people navigate or use a website, and can be used to provide a user with more relevant marketing and advertising.
Third parties that have content embedded on Our Site such as a social feature may set cookies on a user’s browser and/or obtain information about the fact that a web browser visited a specific website from a certain IP address. Third parties cannot collect any other personally identifiable information from Our websites unless You provide it to them directly. Any third party cookie usage is governed by the policy of the third party placing the cookie.
We partner with third party publishers, advertisers and other service providers to manage Our ads on other websites. These third parties may send cookies to Your browser or device to gather information about Your activities on Our Site and other sites that You visit. This information is then used to manage Our ads. For example, if You visit Our Site, You may see a DiscountHydraulicHose.com ad when You visit another website or use a social media platform.
Third Party Tags
We use and manage third party tags on Our Site. Third party tags may take the form of pixels or tracking snippets. This means that no cookies are used and no personal data is collected. We use Google Tag Manager to manage our third party tag usage. We use tracking snippets to capture data from your browser, make requests to a third party partner or set cookies on your device to store data. This may cause other tags to be activated which may, for their part, collect data and set cookies under certain circumstances. Google Tag Manager does not access or store this data.
We also use web beacons, tracking technology and other automated tracking methods on Our Site, in mobile applications and communications with You and in Our products and services, to track and measure performance and engagement on Our Site and Services and Our ads.
If You prefer not to accept cookies, You can set Your browser to either completely disallow cookies or have a browser alert You when a site is using a cookie. The exact method of disabling cookies varies depending on the browser You are using; please consult the Help option in Your browser for specific directions. Please note that if You reject or block all cookies in Your browser settings, You will not be able to take full advantage of Our services as some cookies are necessary for the site to function properly.
We have implemented and use Display Advertising to allow for Google Analytics Remarketing. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google Ads Settings can also use the Google Analytics opt-out browser plug-in to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
You can opt out of targeted ads served via specific third party vendors by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Opt-Out page and the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out page. If You are a resident of the European Union, please see here.
You may deactivate Google Tag Manager with the help of a browser add-on if you do not want this website analysis. One such add-on can be downloaded at: www.ghostery.com/
There is no industry standard or understanding about how to respond to “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signals. Therefore, unless otherwise required by law, We do not alter our data collection and usage practices when We detect DNT signals from Your browser.
Third Party Apps
If You provide to Us, or We otherwise collect, Personal Information, either directly or through a partner, We will take commercially reasonable precautions to protect the information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We follow industry standards on information security management to safeguard sensitive information.
We will retain Your Personal Information for as long as Your Account is active or for as long as needed to provide You or our users with the Services. We also retain Your Personal Information for legitimate business purposes and to comply with the law. The precise periods for which We retain Your Personal Information vary depending on the nature of the information or why We need it.
We collect and retain indefinitely anonymous or anonymized information, such as website visits, in order to improve our Services.
Residents of the European Economic Area
Our operations are located primarily in the United States. If You are located in the European Economic Area (the “EEA”), Your Personal Information will be transferred out of the EEA to the United States. Residents of the EEA have certain rights under European law with respect to Your personal data, including the right to request access to, correct, amend, delete or limit the use of Your personal data. If You are a resident of the EEA and Our customer or partner or a User of Our Site and You wish to exercise these rights, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We understand that and value Your rights over Your Personal Information. We have taken steps to allow You to access, correct, amend, delete or port Your Personal Information and give You choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of Your Personal Information. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of Our marketing emails. If You are Our customer or a partner, You can update many types of Personal Information directly within Your Account settings. If You are unable to change Your Personal Information within Your Account settings, or if You are concerned about data collected as You visit Our Site, please contact us at email@example.com. Please understand that if You delete or limit the use of Your Personal Information, the Services may not function properly or certain Services may not be available.
We believe in providing a safe and secure shopping experience for all of our customers. We provide stringent and effective security measures on our website. It is our policy to never send private information, such as your credit card number, via e-mail, IM, chat or other unsecured means. We utilize secured forms in chat or email to request this info if necessary.
If you have any questions about this policy, or our practices, you may contact us: