Date of Last Revision: October 19, 2020
By mail:Sherwood Industries, Inc.
7800 N Merrimac AveNiles, Illinois 60714
Information Collection and Use: Overview
We collect information from You in several ways on the Site, including through:
- Site registration;
- order forms, including payment and shipping information;
- cookies and other technology
We collect information from You for several reasons, including to:
- make the Site easier for You to use and navigate;
- alert You to new products and/or services that we offer;
- send You information about special offers;
- provide You with new or updated information regarding our products and their uses; and,
- to ensure that advertisements and other communications from us are most relevant to You.
Sherwood only collects personally identifiable information (“PII”) (i.e., information that individually identifies You, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, and tax exempt numbers) when You submit it voluntarily. There may also be times when You submit information about someone else, such as when You enter their shipping address or credit card information.
This Site is a general audience website that does not knowingly collect information from children younger than age 13.
At the time You conduct a purchase on this Site, agree to participate in a promotion, or register for an account on the Site (a “Sherwood Account”), we may collect and store Your name, company name, address, credit card numbers, email address, and other personally identifiable information.
We use Your PII to provide services that You request and to inform You of additional services about which You may be interested. In addition, we use Your PII to improve our marketing, development and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content offerings and to customize this Site’s content, layout and services. We may also use Your PII and other data to deliver additional information to You that is intended to target Your identified interests; in particular, we may use Your email address or mailing address to contact You regarding administrative notices, offerings and communications relevant to You on this Site.
To make this Site more useful to You, we may automatically gather general statistical information about this Site and its visitors, such as IP addresses (and information tied to IP addresses, such as screen size, color depth, language, java enabling, flash version, page title, host name, referring source, and page path), browsers, pages viewed, number of visitors, products purchased, etc. In doing so, we do not reference You by name, email, mailing address, or any similar personally identifiable information. We use this data in the aggregate to learn about our Site visitors and to improve our ability to cater to their needs. We may use third party vendors, including BigCommerce, to gather general statistical information about this Site and its visitors as well as to perform certain services on behalf of this Site, such as hosting this Site, designing or operating this Site's features, enabling You to make purchases through the Site, enabling us to send You e-mail alerts, or performing other administrative services. We may provide these companies with access to Your PII to carry out the services they are performing for You or for us.
Cookies and Other Technology
We may also use "Facebook Pixel" developed by Facebook, Inc. to track Your behavior if you clicked on a Facebook or Instagram advertisement and were directed to our Site. This allows us to assess the effectiveness of Facebook and Instagram advertisements. The data we obtain through this process is anonymous, meaning we have no means of tracing the identity of any Facebook or Instagram user. Facebook may also use the data for its own advertising purposes in line with its data usage guidelines, which are outside the scope of these Terms.
To reiterate – we will not obtain PII about You when You visit our site unless You choose to provide such information to us.
Contests and Promotions
We may offer contests and other promotions (each, a "Promotion") through this Site that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, You are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of You, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use Your name, voice or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If You choose to enter a Promotion, Your PII may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion or as required by law, such as in connection with winner selection or prize fulfillment or in accordance with the Promotion's official rules.
Information You Disclose Publicly
We employ commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure Your PII, such as Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") encryption to protect Your credit card numbers. However, no transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information You transmit to us. Please note that You are using this Site and providing us with Your PII at Your own risk.
Transfer to the United States
If You are located outside of the United States, please note that the information You provide to us will be transferred to the United States and that by providing Your PII, You consent to this transfer and storage of data in the United States.
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