Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc
Customer Portal Privacy Statement
Why and When We Collect Personal Information
In order for you to access the materials and information contained on this Customer Portal, you will be required to create an authorized account and it may be necessary to collect specific customer information, including limited personal information, in order for you to complete the account creation process. This information, such as name, email address, phone numbers and possibly additional information, is collected and stored by Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. to fulfill your request. You are submitting any such personal information on behalf of you or your company solely for the purpose of facilitating use of the Customer Portal, and your personal information is never given to any other company for that company's independent use. Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. may employ third-party companies to perform services or functions on our behalf, in relation to Customer Portal maintenance. These companies may require access to personal information in order to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
How We Collect Personal Information
Like many Web sites, the Customer Portal uses "cookie" technology. When you first connect to the Customer Portal, the cookie identifies your browser with a unique, random number. Cookies help us determine past users from new users and unique users, and to understand which parts of the Site are the most popular, determine our users' interest in particular materials, and measure the effectiveness of our marketing materials and information. Your browser has options to accept, reject, or provide you with notice when a cookie is sent.
We may also log and track IP addresses for systems administration purposes and for reporting usage trends. An IP address is the place from which you enter the Internet. By collecting an IP address, we may record the page that linked you to this site, see or click on, and other information about the type of web browser, computer, platform and settings you are using, and information helps us determine how often different areas of our website are visited.
We may also use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons (also called clear
GIFs or pixel tags) and other similar technologies, to track your use of the Customer Portal. We
also may include web beacons in e-mail messages to determine whether messages have been
opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to measure the overall
effectiveness of our online content and the services we offer through the Customer Portal.
What We Do with Information You Provide Us
Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to others. Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the Customer Portal. Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. will retain the data collected only as long as it is useful or necessary. Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, Inc. administers and operates the Customer Portal from the United States, and we process or store your information in our U.S. databases.