We collect personal information from
our visitors on a voluntary basis. Personal information
may include name, title, company, address, phone number,
email address, and other relevant data. Questions or
comments submitted by visitors may also include personal
information. We do not require personal information
to obtain access to most of our site. We do, however,
require it to download product information, order products
and take advantage of certain other features of our
We use the information that visitors
provide for such purposes as processing and responding
to requests, improving our operations, and communicating
with visitors about our products, services and businesses.
Subsidiaries and external service providers participate
in some of these activities, but we do not sell or rent
personal information to unrelated businesses for direct
Our web server also automatically collects
non-personally-identifiable information such as the
domain name of the site providing the visitor with Internet
access, but not the visitor's user name. Other examples
of information collected by our server include the Internet
protocol (IP) address used to connect the visitor's
computer to the Internet, the visitor's browser type
and version, operating system and platform, the average
time spent on our site, pages viewed, information searched
for, access times and other relevant statistics. We
use this information in the aggregate to measure the
use of our site and to administer and improve our site.
a personalized experience on our site. Cookies are pieces
of information that a web site transfers to the hard
drive of a visitor's computer for record-keeping purposes.
logging on upon returning, to auto-populate email forms,
to make improvements and to better tailor our site to
our visitors' needs. We also use this information to
verify that visitors meet the criteria required to process
their requests. Most browsers used by visitors have
options that allow the visitor to control whether the
browser will accept cookies, reject cookies, or notify
the visitor each time a cookie is sent, but setting
a browser to reject cookies will limit the range of
features available to the visitor on our site.
To the extent required or permitted
by law, we may also collect, use and disclose personal
information in connection with security related or law
enforcement investigations or in the course of cooperating
with authorities or complying with legal requirements.
We take reasonable precautions to keep
all information obtained from our online visitors secure
against unauthorized access and use and we periodically
review our security measures.
Our site contains links to other web
sites. These sites are not covered by this privacy statement,
and we are not responsible for the privacy practices
or the content of these other sites.