IMPORTANT: Please read
the following and the Terms and Conditions of Use before accessing
and using this Site.
Thank you for visiting www.houstonsupplymfg.com.
We hope that you will find this website ("Site")
helpful and informative.
Houston Supply & Manufacturing Co. is strongly committed
to respecting the privacy of all persons using this website
("Site"), and the protection of any personal information
which we may collect and which you may choose to share with
us. Such personal information will be used in accordance with
the disclosures in this Privacy Statement, which is part of
and incorporated into the Terms and Conditions of Use of this
Exclusive Disclosures Pertaining
to Use of Personal Information. Please note that this
Privacy Statement pertains exclusively to information which
you provide to us in the course of your use and access of
the Site, and does not alter or affect the terms and conditions
of any other agreement that you may have or enter into with
any Houston Supply & Manufacturing Co. entity for any
given product or service. The latter agreement will continue
to govern that specific legal relationship with Houston Supply
& Manufacturing Co. However, some pages on this Site or
areas of this Site with restricted access ("Secured Sites",
including project extranets or sites engaged in e-commerce)
or in foreign locations may require the application of additional
or special privacy disclosures, which will be posted on the
home page of that Site.
Your Express Consent to Collection
and Use of Information. If you do not agree with any
disclosure in this Privacy Statement, or have any questions,
please do not access the Site, contact us directly at email@example.com,
and we will be pleased to assist you. BY CHOOSING TO PROCEED
AND ACCESS THE SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR EXPRESS CONSENT
AND AGREEMENT TO THE COLLECTION, TRANSFER, HANDLING, PROCESSING,
USE AND STORAGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE OBTAINED FROM YOU
DURING YOUR VISIT TO OUR SITE, ANY OF WHICH MAY OCCUR BOTH
INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OR THE EUROPEAN UNION
IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE LEGAL PROTECTIONS MAY BE LESS STRINGENT.
You grant Houston Supply & Manufacturing Co., its affiliates,
and third party providers a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free
perpetual license to use your personal information for the
purposes disclosed herein.
How We May Obtain Your Personal
Information. When you visit and use this Site, we may
obtain various types of information (such as your name and
contact information) from you that (1) you may directly provide
to us (by inputting information through various interactive
features, filling out registrations, submitting inquiries,
placing orders, etc.) or (2) that we will automatically collect
during your visit to the site (such as your user identification
and password, internet domain or IP address) as part of our
How We Will Use Your Information.
Your personal information will be stored in our systems for
our internal use only. We will use such information to provide
you with the requested information, goods, services or materials,
for internal research, for marketing and data analysis, to
send you updates and news concerning Houston Supply &
Manufacturing Co. and its business partners, and to better
assist you with any future requirements. It is our policy
not to disclose, sell or market your personal information
to any unaffiliated third party without your prior permission.
However, we may transfer or disclose your information to our
affiliates, divisions, employees, partners, contractors and
suppliers, subject to use only as set forth herein. Please
note, however, that your information will not be considered
subject to any obligation of confidentiality. We may disclose
your information to any person, specifically to any governmental
agency, without notice, if we in good faith believe that such
is required in order to comply with law, to protect Houston
Supply & Manufacturing Co. interests including this Site,
and in response to any emergency situation.
Use of "Cookies".
Part of our data collection process may involve the use of
"cookies", which are small pieces of identifying
information placed and stored on your computer by our server
which enable our system to more readily "recognize"
you when you visit. Cookies are frequently used to enable
sites to more efficiently provide service, such as to customize
the display to suit your interests, note your interests while
visiting our Site, and store information. It is our policy
only be used internally by houstonsupplymfg to better provide
service to you and to evaluate and improve the effectiveness
of the Site. Cookies will not be used to track your activities
outside of the Site or for any purpose not disclosed herein.
You may elect not to accept "cookies" by setting
your Internet options on your computer, however, please be
advised that in that case, you may not be able to access part
or all of this Site, or parts of this Site may not operate
How You May Review and Correct Your Collected Personal Information.
At any time you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org,
request to review your personal information, if any, which
we may have collected, and request that your personal information
be corrected, supplemented, or permanently deleted from our
No Warranties. Due to
the numerous technical and operational uncertainties, we cannot
make any warranty, guarantee or representation concerning
the accuracy, thoroughness, completeness, or currency of your
information, nor over our ability to control, correct, access,
handle, process, use, store or transfer such information,
and all such warranties are hereby disclaimed.
Changes to Privacy Statement.
Since we are constantly making changes and upgrades to our
systems and services in order to better serve you, and how
we manage your personal information may accordingly change,
we anticipate updating this Privacy Statement from time-to-time.
Therefore, we reserve the right to revise the content of this
Privacy Statement in any manner and at any time, without notice,
however we will note the date of revision. It is your responsibility
to check the Site each time prior to access for any changes.
Protection of Your Personal Information.
While we strive to undertake appropriate and reasonable measures
to safeguard your information, please remember that, due to
the many technical uncertainties, complete security of Internet
transmissions cannot be guaranteed. Therefore, you understand
and agree that Houston Supply & Manufacturing Co. is unable
to provide any warranty, guarantee or representation concerning
the protection of your information or concerning the existence
or effectiveness of any security measures undertaken. Houston
Supply & Manufacturing Co. will not be liable for any
claims, losses, or damages which may result from access by
an unauthorized third party, or the introduction of viruses,
worms, or other harmful elements into the system and their
possible effects on personal information contained on the
Limitation of Liability. IN
NO EVENT WILL Houston Supply & Manufacturing Co., AND
THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONTRACTORS,
SUPPLIERS, VENDORS, INSURERS AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU
OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY COSTS, DAMAGES (INCLUDING ANY
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES), OR LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE, ARISING FROM ANY CAUSE,
RESULTING FROM THE COLLECTION, USE, TRANSFER, PROCESSING,
HANDLING, CONTENT, OR STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED
OR SUBMITTED BY YOU RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy
Statement or the use of your information, please contact us
by contacting us at email@example.com.
Last Updated: 07/16/2003
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