We recognize the importance of our readers’ privacy. We believe that privacy is an issue of trust and strive to manage your personal information in a fair and respectful manner. This policy describes:
- How and why we collect your personal information
- How we use and protect your information
- When and with whom we share your information
- The choices you can make about how we collect, use, and share your information
2.0 What kind of information does Garreco collect?
We collect personal information about you when you register to use our Website, subscribe to a newsletter, or fill out a form. We limit the amount of personal information collected to that required to support our specific purpose in requesting it. The following are some examples of the ways in which we may collect information from you:
We collect personal information from you (such as name, email, and contact information) on the Website forms for purposes of responding to inquiries.
2.2 Email Opt-In
We collect personal information (such as name and email address) from you when you choose to receive Garreco Dental email updates.
2.3 Catalog Download/Sample Request
We collect personal information from you (such as name, email, and contact information) on the Catalog Download and Sample Request forms for purposes of responding to requests.
2.4 IP Addresses
When you visit the Garreco Dental Website, we may collect the IP (“Internet Protocol”) address connected to your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system, the type of browser you are using, mobile device operating system (if you are accessing garreco.com using a mobile device), as well as the name of your ISP (“Internet Service Provider”) or your mobile carrier. We may use this information to analyze overall trends to help improve the site. We do not share with third parties, the linkage between your IP address and your information on the Website, unless required by law to do so.
3.0 For what purpose does Garreco collect my information?
Garreco uses your information to offer and provide you with products and services and to support our core business functions. These include internal business processes, marketing, fraud prevention and other correlated functions. Some examples include:
- To fulfill your requests for information and communicate with you about those requests
- To help us improve and customize our service offerings, websites and marketing;
- To send you information about our products, services and promotions; and
- To protect the security or integrity of our business.
To accomplish these purposes, we may combine personal and non-personal information we collect online with offline information, including information from third parties. We may transfer or disclose your information with our affiliated companies for these purposes.
4.0 Does Garreco share my information with third parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its 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.
4.1 Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
5.0 What are cookies and how does Garreco use them on its site?
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. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
6.0 How can I access or change my personal information, withdraw my consent, or make inquiries in relation to this Policy and Garreco’s privacy practices?
Garreco takes reasonable steps to keep your personal information accurate and complete. You may opt-out of email marketing communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe link in the communication and removing yourself from our list. You may update your communication preferences by speaking with a Garreco Customer Service representative at 800-334-1443 during office hours, Monday- Friday 8AM-5PM CST or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be aware that, even if you have opted-out of receiving marketing communications from us, we may still contact you for transactional purposes, such as customer service, product information, service or reminder notices, or recalls. We may also need to contact you via email with questions or information regarding your order, such as regarding order status, shipment or refunds.
7.0 How long is personal information retained and how is it secured?
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. All Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is stored on a secured server.
8.0 Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur we will notify you via email within 72 hours.
9.0 Children and Minors
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Children may not use the Garreco Dental Website, and we request that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to the Website.
11.0 How to Contact Us
Or, by post:
PO Box 1258
Heber Springs, AR 72543