What information do we collect?
Without limitation, any of the following information may be collected, used and/or shared: information which you may be personally identified such as name; addresses; email address; telephone number; job title; profession; as well as other information such as order details; name of your Distributor; communications preferences; username; password; and any other information that you provide to us. If you are a Distributor we may also ask for your banking information, and your tax identification number. Some of the above information we collect may be considered Personally Identifiable Information and other information may not.
We collect information from you whenever you use our Services including when you register on the site, place an order, respond to a survey or communication or participate in another site feature. We also collect information from all Authorized Dealers when they become authorized as such. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. If you do not provide a piece of the information we request, we may not be able to complete your transaction and may try to contact you.
-We may retain records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
-Like many websites, we use “cookies” to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Information collected automatically may include but is not limited to, usage details, IP addresses; and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other data collection technologies. Please refer to the “Do we use ‘cookies’? section below for information about cookies and how we use them
How do we use your information?
We may use or share the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways: to personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested; to allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests; to quickly process your transactions; to administer a survey or other site feature; if you are a Distributor, we may send you periodic emails.
Additionally, we may use the information you provide to fulfill your order; support and better understand Distributor and customer preferences and perform data analytics; enforce our Terms and Conditions; resolve disputes; prevent and detect fraud; and otherwise help us to comply with the law; regulation or legal process.
Please note that we may release the information as is reasonably necessary to comply with the law or protect our rights or the rights of others.
How do we protect visitor information?
We recognize the importance of maintaining the security of our customer’s personal information. We Use reasonable security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information, including physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to protect your personal information.
– When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted in our databases to only be accessed as stated above.
-Encryption technology, called Transport Layer Security (TLS) provided by WPEngine hosting helps to protect personal information in certain areas of our websites during transport across the Internet. The presence of TLS encryption may be indicated by the https in the browser URL or the image of a closed lock or solid key in the browser window. These indications may not be present in mobile services that use TLS.
We use commercially reasonable measures to protect the customer data against unauthorized access. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the internet or stored on computer systems can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information we do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our website, and you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible for the actions of unaffiliated third parties.
Do we use “cookies”?
We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, Authorized Dealers can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.
Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
At times, we may use or share certain information with third parties, including but not limited to (a) our affiliates; (b) contractors, service providers and other third parties including, without limitation, our Distributors; (c) data analytics and lead generation services; (d) to fulfill orders or deliver products /and or services to you; (e) product ratings and reviews; (f) to conduct research and satisfaction type surveys; (g) fulfill the purpose your provided it; and (h) others for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information or with your consent.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. The term “outside parties” does not include Consolidated Bearing Company. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?
To modify your email subscriptions, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected].
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Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.
By accessing this Website and/or providing your information, you acknowledge and agree that your information will be collected and used pursuant to the guidelines of this policy. You acknowledge that we may combine the information we collect from you with the information we collect from other sources, both offline and online.
Children Under the Age of 13
This Website is a general audience website and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 years. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Website. If we learn that we have information of a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected].
Special Notification for California Residents Regarding California Privacy Laws
If you are a California resident, you may be able to exercise additional rights granted by California law in relation to the Personal Information about you that we have collected (subject to certain limitations).
California residents may request copies of the data collected about them in the past 12 months by emailing us at [email protected].
Consolidated Bearing Company does not currently sell personal information about its customers who reside in California.
California Minor Content Removal
If you are a resident of California, under 18 and a registered user of our services, you may ask us to remove content or information that you have posted to these services by contacting us. Please note that your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, as, for example, some of your content may have been reposted by another user.
California Do Not Track Disclosure
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals. For information about Do Not Track, please visit: www.allaboutdnt.org.
Special Notification for Nevada Residents
If you are a Nevada resident, Chapter 603(A) of the Nevada Revised Statutes permits a Nevada resident to opt out of future sales of certain covered information that a website operator has collected or will collect about the resident. To submit such a request, please contact us at [email protected].
Non-United States Users
You acknowledge that we are principally located in the United States and, accordingly, your information may be transferred to, processed, analyzed and stored in the United States. If you are located outside the United States, the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States whose laws may not provide the same level of protection for your personal information as your home country. In case you wish to verify which personal data is stored on your behalf, have it modified, corrected, or deleted please contact us at [email protected] and explicitly describe your request. You may also contact us at the aforesaid email address and advise us not to use the information you shared with us. By using our Website you consent to the adjudication of any disputes in, and in accordance with the laws of, the State of New Jersey.
Privacy Inquiries by EU Citizens
Compliance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”)
You may be asked to provide your personal information to opt in to receive emails about our products, offers and company updates. This consent is sought by Consolidated Bearing Company. You can unsubscribe at any time from these commercial electronic messages by using the “unsubscribe link” located in the email, or by contacting us at [email protected] Consolidated Bearings Company, P.O. Box 1255, Morristown, NJ 07962-1255.
Changes to our policy
Questions and Feedback
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.