Würth Action Bolt & Tool Company ("Würth Action Bolt & Tool") and its affiliates have
demonstrate Würth Action Bolt & Tool's commitment
to privacy. Würth Action Bolt & Tool recognizes
that its customers care how their information is used and shared. Würth Action Bolt & Tool wants its customers to
understand what information is collected about customers, how the information
is used, and the safeguards in place to protect customer information. This
policy includes Würth Action Bolt & Tool’s
information gathering and dissemination practices for the wurthbaersupply.com
website (the "Website") including, but not limited to, information
gathered at the Würth Action Bolt & Tool online
catalog or any other areas of the Website. By using the Website, anyone,
whether a customer ordering through the Website or another visitor browsing the
Action Bolt & Tool may update this policy from time to time. The effective
updated. Each visitor and customer is responsible for checking this policy
periodically for changes.
Please be advised
gathered through this Website and, where applicable, through Würth Action Bolt & Tool's Customer Service Department
in connection with this Website, and do not necessarily reflect Würth Action Bolt & Tool practices with respect to
information gathered through other Websites that Würth
Action Bolt & Tool operates or through other means. This Website is
restricted to use within the United States only.
What Information is
Collected and Stored?
Würth Action Bolt & Tool collects and stores
certain information automatically whenever a visitor accesses this Website. The
amount and type of information Würth Action Bolt
& Tool collects depends upon the use of the Website. Würth
Action Bolt & Tool collects the visitor’s IP address, browser information
and related information. Würth Action Bolt & Tool
also collects information regarding traffic patterns and site usage. This
information is used to analyze and improve this Website and to provide
customers with an improved ordering experience.
Würth Action Bolt & Tool may ask customers for
personal information when they register at the Website. This information
enables Würth Action Bolt & Tool to contact
customers and provide information regarding Würth
Action Bolt & Tool's products and services, including new products and
services that Würth Action Bolt & Tool may
introduce from time to time, and to enable customers to obtain product
literature, receive online newsletters, or access restricted areas of the
Würth Action Bolt & Tool collects and stores
information that customers enter through this Website or otherwise. For example,
when a customer opens an account or places an order, Würth
Action Bolt & Tool collects and stores some or all of the following
information: name, billing address, shipping address, email address, telephone
number, credit card number and expiration date. This information is used to
provide the products and services that a customer has ordered or requested, to
process and ship orders, to send order and shipping confirmations and to
provide customer service. In order to ship and track product orders, Würth Action Bolt & Tool makes customer name and
address information available to common carriers and courier services.
Information Würth Action Bolt & Tool collects
also may be used by Würth Action Bolt & Tool to
contact customers about products, promotions, upcoming events, special offers
and new Website features. Each time a visitor comes to the Website, Würth Action Bolt & Tool may count, track and aggregate
the visitor’s activity into an analysis of general traffic flows at the
Würth Action Bolt & Tool uses “cookies”, which
are files stored on the computer’s hard drive by the browser. These cookies
help Würth Action Bolt & Tool to identify
visitors and to store preferences of customers using the online ordering
section. The cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information.
Cookies also allow Würth Action Bolt & Tool to
hold order information when a customer leaves this Website without ordering
product. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow a user to disable
them. If the customer disables the wurthbaersupply.com cookie, the customer may
not be able to take full advantage of a personalized experience on the Website.
Würth Action Bolt & Tool may also collect and
store information about customers received from other sources. This enables Würth Action Bolt & Tool to update and correct the
information contained in Würth Action Bolt & Tool's
database and to provide product recommendations and offers that may interest
Shared with Third Parties?
Würth Action Bolt & Tool does not sell to
others any personal information that customers provide to Würth
Action Bolt & Tool through this Website, except with the customer's consent
Bolt & Tool does not share customers' personally identifiable information
with third parties except for Würth Action Bolt &
Tool suppliers or business associates. If substantially all of Würth Action Bolt & Tool assets are acquired by a third
party, such customer personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
Würth Action Bolt & Tool may engage third
parties to perform services in connection with the operation of its business.
Examples of these services may include payment processing and authorization,
fraud protection and credit risk reduction, product customization, order
fulfillment and shipping, marketing and promotional material distribution,
Website evaluation, data analysis and, where applicable, data cleansing. Würth Action Bolt & Tool may provide a customer's
personal information to these third parties.
Würth Action Bolt & Tool may release a
customer's personal information if it believes in good faith that: it is
required by law or legal process to do so; it is required by a law enforcement
agency that has provided a valid request; or such release is necessary to
protect the rights, property or safety of Würth
Action Bolt & Tool or any of its affiliates, customers or others.
contains links to other websites. Würth Action Bolt
& Tool is not responsible for the privacy policies applicable to other
websites or how they may treat information about their users. Advertisers on
the Website or other websites to which customers link
may have the ability to assign cookies in a process not under Würth Action Bolt & Tool control. Würth
Action Bolt & Tool has no control over the use of the information collected
by linked websites or others.
Is Information Collected
Würth Action Bolt & Tool does not sell or ship
any items ordered through this Website directly to anyone who is known to Würth Action Bolt & Tool to be under the age of 18, nor
is any personal information collected from anyone who is known to Würth Action Bolt & Tool to be under the age of 18.
From time to time, Würth Action Bolt & Tool may sponsor promotional events
which require the collection, processing and storing of individual contact and
demographic information to be used for the event. Würth
Action Bolt & Tool may also co-sponsor these activities with other
companies. Würth Action Bolt & Tool may merge
information about customers which may then be shared on an aggregated basis
with Würth Action Bolt & Tool co-sponsors,
advertisers and business associates. A customer’s personal contact and
demographic information will not be released by Würth
Action Bolt & Tool to co-sponsoring third parties or non-participating
organizations without the user’s consent and, although Würth
Action Bolt & Tool may request that co-sponsors of such events uphold the
privacy of the registrants’ information, Würth Action
Bolt & Tool has no liability where the co-sponsors do not comply with any
requests by Würth Action Bolt & Tool.
When appropriate, an
option will be made available for users during the event registration process
to choose to receive information from third-party organizations.
How Can Information
The Website provides
customers with the ability to correct information they have provided to Würth Action Bolt & Tool. If you would like to have Würth Action Bolt & Tool correct or update the
information that you submitted, please send your corrections or updates
What Steps Are Taken
to Protect Customer Information?
This site has
security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the
information under Würth Action Bolt & Tool's
control. Würth Action Bolt & Tool uses reasonable
industry standard procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of
personal information including, but not limited to, encryption of personally
identifiable information prior to transmission over the Internet. The Website
uses secure socket layer ("SSL") encryption technology provided by
Verisign. Users of the Website should ensure that their browsers support SSL
encryption technology. However, when a customer submits information over the
Internet, the information may travel over many systems not under Würth Action Bolt & Tool's control. Others may
intercept the information customers are sending. To protect personal
information, each customer should take appropriate steps to guard their
password and close their browser when away from the computer. Each customer may
change their password or may request a new password from Würth
Action Bolt & Tool. If a customer or other visitor to the Website becomes aware
of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of a password, please notify Würth Action Bolt & Tool immediately by sending an
e-mail message email@example.com.
As of January 1,
2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents have the
right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established
business relationship, (1) a list of the categories of personal information,
such as name, address, e-mail address, and the type of services provided that a
business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate
legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third
parties' direct marketing purposes, and (2) the names and addresses of all such
third parties. To request the above information please send an email message
to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Request for California Privacy
Information" on the subject line and in the body of your message. The
requested information will be provided in response to the e-mail address from
which Wurth Action Bolt & Tool received the message.
A response to such
requests will be provided within thirty (30) days following receipt at the Würth Action Bolt & Tool e-mail address stated above.
If a request is received at a different e-mail address, Würth
Action Bolt & Tool will respond within a reasonable period of time, but not
to exceed 150 days from the date received. Please note that Würth Action Bolt & Tool is only required to respond to
each customer once per calendar year.