Garden State Tile is committed to protecting the privacy of our users, and strives to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement (the “Statement”) sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to this web site.
By using the Site, you explicitly accept, without limitation or qualification, of the collection, use and transfer of the personal information provided by you in the manner described in this Statement. Please read this Statement carefully as it affects your rights and liabilities under the law. If you disagree with the way we collect and process personal information collected on the Site, we recommend that you do not use it.
Scope of this Policy
This Statement applies to peopen.org (the “Site”), which is owned by Garden State Tile (“Garden State Tile, we or us”). It is Garden State Tile’s policy to comply with data protection legislation. This regulates the processing of information relating to you and grants you various rights with respect to your personal data.
The Site contains links to other web sites over which we have no control. Garden State Tile is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other web sites to which you choose to link from the Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
Information We Collect and Retain
We collect the following general types of information about you when you visit the Site: personal information, demographic information, and behavioral information. Sometimes we collect combinations of all these types of information. In each case, it is indicated on the Site whether any personal or demographic data must be provided to use the requested service or not.
When you register with the Site, we collect Personal information which can be used to identify you, or any other individual to whom the information may relate, personally. We do not collect personal information unless you choose to provide it to us. Some examples of personal information that we collect in some areas of the Site, depending on the services you use and local law, are:
- Your name
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Contact information
Demographic information is information that is not unique to you in the sense that it refers to selected population characteristics, such as your ZIP code or postal code, age, preferences, gender, race or ethnicity, occupation, career history, interests and favorites.
We may also collect behavioral information regarding how you use the Site, the areas of the Site that you visit, what services you access, and information about your computer hardware and software including your IP address, geolocation, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is necessary for analyzing the use of resources, troubleshooting problems, preventing fraud, and improving our services.
How Information is Used
By registering with Garden State Tile, by managing your profile, or expressly opting in when presented with choices, you have consented for us to use your information, subject to local law, in the following ways:
- to allow you to create an account;
- to create a profile for you based on information that you have provided to us;
- to contact you about Site updates, informational and service-related communications, including important security updates;
- to provide you additional communications, information, and promotions;
- to inform you of other products or services available from Garden State Tile or its Affiliates (“Affiliates” means entities that control, are controlled by or are under common control with Garden State Tile);
- to enable you to provide feedback, to contact us and for us to respond to you;
- to conduct surveys, questionnaires, promotions and contests, and to provide the results thereof;
- to generate internal reports about the use of the Site.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal, demographic, or behavioral, as set forth below.
1. We may share your information with third parties who help us in the delivery of our own products and services to you. We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. They will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party or use that data for any other purpose. We will remain the data controller and be responsible for any information shared in this way.
We also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to the Site with Garden State Tile’s clients, partners, other site visitors, and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the Site and how those visitors use the Site.
2. We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith – after considering your privacy interests and other factors – that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of other users or the public.
3. We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of Garden State Tile’s business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event Garden State Tile becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Garden State Tile or its liquidator, administrator, receiver or administrative receiver may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the court. You will be notified of the sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party by email or through a prominent notice posted on the Site.
You are responsible for ensuring that your log-in credentials (your username and password) are kept confidential.
Garden State Tile has implemented technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. Notwithstanding such measures, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
Garden State Tile is not intended for, nor do we knowingly collect information from, children under the age of 13.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change the substance of this Statement, we will, where required, contact you via the email address that you maintain in your profile. We will also post those changes through a prominent notice on the Site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.
Your data is submitted to Garden State Tile and is hosted and stored in a database on servers situated in the United States.
If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Statement or believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please feel free to email us at [firstname.lastname@example.org] or contact us at:
Garden State Tile
5001 Industrial Road
Farmingdale, NJ 07727
We will use reasonable efforts to answer promptly your question or resolve your problem.
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We use “persistent” cookies primarily to ensure that we do not show you pages that you have already seen and to personalize your Site experience and save you time. “Persistent” cookies enable us to recognize whether you have responded to any poll or seen an advertisement or information notice placed on the Site so that we do not show you the poll, advertisement or notice again the next time you visit the Site. The “persistent” cookies we use will remain on your computer after you have left the Site and will expire when you log out of the Site or 60 days after your last visit for security cookies, 90 days after your last visit for poll response and alliance cookies.
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