Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Introduction

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit http://advantechaqua.com (the “Site”).


User Consent

By accessing or otherwise using the Website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and forms a part of the Website’s terms of service.  You expressly consent to the processing and use of your information as described herein.


Information We Collect

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including, but not limited to, information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”


We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.


We collect certain “Personal Information” that is identifiable such as your name, company name, e-mail address, address, user ID number, credit card information and other associated non-public information.

 

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking about both Device Information AND Personal Information.


Collection of Personal Information

We collect Personal Information you voluntarily submit to us through the Website. It is optional for you to utilize this Website. If you elect to utilize certain aspects of this Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information about yourself, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), company name, email address and telephone number. When you order products or services, we may also ask you to provide us with your credit card number, expiration date and authentication codes or related information. 

If you do not provide certain mandatory information for a particular activity that requires it, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity. We may offer contests, sweepstakes or other contests that will require you to sign up and provide additional Personal Information. In that case, we will collect the information provided along with your involvement in such activity. Additionally, we reserve the right to collect any other information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments, feedback, or forums on the Site.


Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

In general, we use Personal Information you provide to provide you access to the Website and its services, to improve the Website, and tailor the features to you.

Additionally, we use this Personal Information to:

Communicate with you;

screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address); and

When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.


Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise share for marketing purposes the Personal Information that we collect with any third parties other than third parties working with us. We expect our third-party service providers to not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us. 


For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. 


We also reserve the right to create Anonymous Information records from the Personal Information you provide by excluding information that we believe in good faith prevents it from being directly identified to a specific user such as your name.  This would include any comments or feedback you provide us which becomes our property and we reserve the right to use any such material with your Personal Information redacted in perpetuity for any reason we deem appropriate including, but not limited to, marketing and or improvement of the Website, without royalties or compensation to you.  Any such Anonymous Information is subject to terms of this Privacy Policy applicable to all Anonymous Information.


If we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy.  The acquirer of any Personal Information through a business transfer will be subject to this Privacy Policy until revised by the acquirer pursuant to this Privacy Policy.  


Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.


Do Not Track

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


Ability to Unsubscribe 

Should you receive a promotional email from us, you may “opt-out” of receiving additional promotional email communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions on the emails.   You may also contact us directly at info@advantechaqua.com.   This applies to promotional communications and not administrative communications we feel are necessary to provide the services on the Website.  


Your Rights

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.


Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.


Data Retention

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


Changes

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


Disclaimer of Guaranty of Security

We believe we have taken reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information.  No one can fully guarantee or fully eliminate all risks associated with Personal Information and we make no such guarantees.


Contact Us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@advantechaqua.com