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Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement

Last Revised: September 29, 2016

Curt G. Joa, Inc. created this Privacy Statement to disclose our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website (http://www.joa.com) 

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE GATHER FROM THOSE WHO VISIT THIS WEBSITE?

When you visit this website, you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose, and information that we automatically collect as you browse this website.

Information You Voluntarily Submit. We collect and store any information you enter on this website, or provide to us in offline contacts we have with you. Information is collected from visitors to this website in the following areas:

ORDER FORMS - Some areas of this website may allow you to order products or services, whether or not for a fee. In connection with these transactions, we collect data necessary to complete the transaction and that is furnished by you. This may include contact information, date of birth, email address, telephone number and your credit card number. We may also collect information about gift recipients so that we can fulfill the gift purchase.

SURVEYS - At times, you may be asked to complete survey questions that appear on this website.

EMAIL - On several screens of this website, you also have an opportunity to communicate with us by email. You may also choose to provide your email address to receive communications from us or third parties.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically. When you browse this website, you and your web browser may also transmit information that we automatically collect. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer), the web pages you visit and the time of your visit, and other click-stream data. This information may be combined with other personal information you have provided. The only other type of information automatically provided to us is the type of computer, operating system and browser you are using. This information is provided by your browser, which we use to improve the performance of this website.

We may also place small data files, called "cookies," in the browser file of your computer's hard drive. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server whenever you interact with this website. We use the cookies to record website statistics. Most browsers automatically accept the cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies. Certain web pages may not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use your personal information to communicate with you if and when necessary in connection with your use of this website, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information you request. We may use your information to:

  • Personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product information in which you are most interested.
  • Consider your suggestions
  • Possibly respond directly to you for clarification
  • Process your request for materials if you make one
  • Try to and answer your questions if you ask them
  • Register you for an event, contest or sweepstakes, if you request it
  • Provide you with email messages and other information regarding upcoming events, new services and general information about our products and services. (NOTE: You may elect not to receive these communications, either when you initially register at this website, or at any time thereafter. See Changing Your Account Information).

We may also use your website information in order to help diagnose problems with this website. We may use all information we collect to analyze statistical use patterns and demographic data (basically, where our visitors come from and what demographic characteristics they have) and to improve this website to better serve our customers. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer this website. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information. We may also prepare and keep statistical records and other data about you and other users of this website. We may hire third parties to help us collect and analyze such data, and we may share such statistical data with third parties. We use this information to help us make this website more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to this website, what part of this website they are interested in, how long the use this website, and the types of technology our visitors use.

DISCLOSING YOUR INFORMATION TO OTHERS

Information may be disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

We may disclose your information with third parties with whom we havepartnered to provide specific services to us or services on our behalf.

In addition, we may be required to disclose your information to third parties to comply with law or in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders or in connection withlaw enforcement, fraud prevention, regulation, and other legal action or if wereasonably believe it is necessary to do so to protect us, our customers, or the public.

If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, joint venture, securities offering, bankruptcy, reorganization, liquidation, dissolution, or other transaction or if the ownership of all or substantially all of our business otherwise changes, we may share or transfer your information to a third party or parties in connection therewith.

We may disclose your information to any subsidiary or affiliate of ours.

We may share aggregated information relating to visitors to and users of this website with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties.

Please also see WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE GATHER FROM THOSE WHO VISIT THIS WEBSITE? and Do Not Track AND Online Tracking.

DO NOT TRACK AND ONLINE TRACKING

At this time, we do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals sent from web browsers.

Third parties may collect personally identifiable information about an individual user's online activities over time and across different websites when a user uses this website.

Below is a link to a resource regarding online tracking:

For the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

We may create links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. We do not endorse any other websites, and this Privacy Statement applies only to your use of this website. We have not reviewed the privacy policies of any websites we link to this website, and you should read the privacy policies of each website you visit to determine what information that website may collect about you.

SECURITY

We use reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk.

Disclosures and Transfers

In cases of onward transfers of information to third parties, we will obtain assurances from third party business partners (agents) that they will safeguard personal information consistent with our policies.

We will not disclose an individual’s personal information to third parties, except where one or more of the following conditions is true:

  • We have the individual’s permission to make the disclosure;
  • The disclosure is required by law or professional standards;
  • The disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or disposition of all or part of our business;
  • The information in question is publicly available;
  • The disclosure is reasonably necessary for the establishment or defense of legal claims; or
  • The disclosure is to another Curt G. Joa, Inc. entity or to persons or entities providing services on our or the individual’s behalf (each a “transferee”), consistent with the purpose for which the information was obtained, if the transferee, with respect to the information in question:

- is subject to law providing an adequate level of privacy protection;

- has agreed in writing to provide an adequate level of privacy protection.

Permitted transfers of information, either to third parties or within Curt G. Joa, Inc., include the transfer of data from one jurisdiction to another, including transfers to and from the United States of America. Because privacy laws vary from one jurisdiction to another, personal information may be transferred to a jurisdiction where the laws provide less or different protection than the jurisdiction in which the information originated.

Information Collected by Curt G. Joa, Inc. Corporate Customers and Business Partners

We may receive personal information from our corporate customers and other business partners in the EEA. Any personal information sent to us may be used by us and our agents and business partners for the purposes described at the time the information was collected. If you agree to receive email or telephone marketing from us, personal information we receive will also be used for those purposes, as described in the Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement. If we plan to use personal information for a purpose that is incompatible with these purposes or if we plan to disclose personal information to a kind of company not described here, we will seek your consent to such uses or disclosures.

Agents and Service Providers

We may work with other companies to help us deliver our services to you on our behalf. In some cases, these companies will have access to some of your personal information in order to provide services to you on our behalf. They are not permitted to use your information for their own purposes.

Security

We use reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Data Integrity

We take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.

Access

See CHANGING YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION in the Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement.  

 

CHANGING YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION
 
If you wish to see information you have provided us with, request changes to or deletion thereof or provide us with additional information, please see QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS WEBSITE OR THE Curt G. Joa, Inc. PRIVACY STATEMENT.

CHILDREN

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18.  If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any personal information through this website.  If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under age 18, please contact us immediately at 920-467-6136.

CHANGES TO THE Curt G. Joa, Inc. PRIVACY STATEMENT

We reserve the right to update or modify the Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement at any time and from time to time without prior notice.  Please review the Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement periodically, and especially before you provide any information.  The Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement was made effective on the date indicated above.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS WEBSITE OR THE Curt G. Joa, Inc. PRIVACY STATEMENT

If you have questions about this website or the Curt G. Joa, Inc. Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact us at 920-467-6136 or use our online form.