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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last modified: September 1, 2017 

Introduction

Stauff Corporation ("Company" or "We" or “Stauff”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.stauffusa.com or our mobile application (collectively, the "Site(s)"), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect on this Site, or in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Site. 

This policy does not apply to information collected by us offline or through other means, including any other website operated by Stauff, or any third parties that may link to or be accessible or recommended from or on the Site. The Sites are operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States and by using the Sites/giving your information, you consent to such transfer, and understand that the United States may not provide the same level of protections as the laws of your country.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Sites. By accessing or using the Sites, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of Sites after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates. 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify you through a notice on the Sites’ home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. Your continued use of this Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates. 

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Sites are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site or on or through any of its features, register on the Site, make any purchases through the Site, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at  contact@stauffusa.com.

Collection of Information

Information you Provide to Us

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Sites, including: 

  • Personal Information. When you register for an account with Stauff or make a purchase on the Site, we may collect your name, home, work, shipping and/or billing address; email address; or home, work, or mobile telephone number. 
  • Payment card or bank account information. Payment card or bank account information may be collected if you choose to place an order on our Site. We do not receive this information itself. Instead, it is transmitted directly to a third-party payment card processor. 
  • Purchase history. By signing up for an account on the Sites and placing orders, we will collect any and all information related to your purchase history such as the item purchased and purchase date. 
  • Usage details. We may collect information about your internet connection, IP address, equipment you use to access our Site and other types of usage details. 
  • Other information you provide. We may also collect certain other information about you when you contact us (including through email), which may be used alone or combined with other information collected by us to personally identify you. 

We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us by registering for an account, filling in forms on our Sites, purchase a product on the Site, participate in a survey, or automatically as you navigate through the Site. 

Information We Collect Automatically

As you navigate through and interact with our Sites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Site, including traffic data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Sites;
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type; and/or
  • Information about your usage of the Site, including the pages you visit while on the Sites. 

Currently, our Sites do not recognize “do not track” signals or similar mechanisms that may be sent by your browser or other device to indicate that you do not wish to be tracked across third-party websites or other online services or to receive interest-based advertisements.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. This information also helps us to improve our Sites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Sites according to your individual interests;
  • Speed up your searches; and/or
  • Recognize you when you return to our Site.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Site. We may disclose the information that we collect through cookies to other third parties.

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Sites are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies to collect information about you when you use our Sites. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. 

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information Website Terms of Use.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information: 

  • To present our Site and its contents to you;
  • To respond to your questions or requests;
  • To fulfill your orders;
  • To advertise or market our products and any special offerings or news;
  • To notify you about changes to our Site or any products or services we offer or provide though it;
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and 
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. 

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy: 

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates; 
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business, including, but not limited to, third party providers to process and fulfill your orders; 
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about users of our Sites is among the assets transferred;
  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request; and/or
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information to enforce or apply our terms of use Privacy Policy and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes, or if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Stauff Corporation, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information: 

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Promotional Messages from Stauff. If you do not wish to have your email address used by the Company to promote our products or services, you can opt-out by sending us an email stating your request to contact@stauffusa.com or by following the unsubscribe link that is available at the bottom of the email. Please note that you may not unsubscribe or opt-out of non-promotional messages regarding your account, such as account verification, purchase confirmations, changes or updates to features of the Sites, or technical and security notices. 
  • Third Party Advertising. We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.
  • Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You may send us an email at contact@stauffusa.com to request access to, or correct any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Sites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to contact@stauffusa.com.  

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Sites.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at contact@stauffusa.com or at Stauff Corporation, 7 Wm. Demarest Place, Waldwick, NJ 07463.