INFORMATION GATHERED BY WEATHER SHIELD.
You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information on the Weather Shield website, which may include your name, address, telephone number, credit card number, and e-mail address. This information can be gathered when feedback or e-mails are sent to Weather Shield or when you register for services, attempt to locate dealers in your area, or request additional information or literature. In all such cases you have the option of providing us with personally identifiable information, but certain functions on the website may not be available to you.
Cookies are small bits of data that are deposited on a user's hard drive. The Weather Shield website utilizes Cookies and IP addresses for certain functions. Cookies permit users to store their password and other user information without having to constantly re-enter this data. Cookies also permits Weather Shield to tailor our website and advertising to your needs. Most browsers permit users to decline to accept Cookies, although the default setting is typically to accept them. You may choose to decline the Cookies, but certain functions of the website may not be accessible to you.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
Weather Shield typically does not sell personally identifiable information, such as your name or e-mail address to advertisers. However, non-personal "aggregated data" is used to enhance the operation of our website, analyze interest in the areas of our website and to inform our advertisers about the number of users that have viewed their advertising. Moreover, we may in some circumstances disclose personally identifiable information to third parties to enhance your experience on our website. Additionally, if you provide Weather Shield with content for publishing or feedback, we may publish your user name or other identifying data.
Certain portions of the website request that you provide personally identifiable information, to Weather Shield in order to register for services, locate dealers in your area, or request additional information or literature. If you provide us with personally identifiable information for these purposes will provide that information to third-parties, including Weather Shield dealers near you, and they will contact you regarding your request. If you do not wish to have your information shared with these third-parties then please do not provide us with that information.
Weather Shield may also disclose personally identifiable information in order to respond to a subpoena, court order or other such request. Weather Shield may also provide such personally identifiable information in response to a law enforcement agency's request or as otherwise required by law.
Your personally identifiable information may be provided to a third party if Weather Shield files for bankruptcy, or there is a transfer of the assets or ownership of Weather Shield in connection with proposed or consummated corporate reorganizations, such as mergers or acquisitions.
Weather Shield is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it links. If you provide any information to such third parties different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. We strongly suggest you review such third party's privacy policies before providing any data to them.
Weather Shield takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, Weather Shield cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
Weather Shield does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Children are not permitted to use the Weather Shield website or services, and Weather Shield requests that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to the website. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, Weather Shield does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13.
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS.
Effective August 20, 2004.