Welcome to WaterFilterHub.com (the “Site”). We understand that online privacy is important to users of our site, especially when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies concerning those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by WaterFilterHub.com (collectively, “Services”).
Personally Identifiable Information
Refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information collected anonymously (without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or sell.
What Organizations are Collecting the Information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third-party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses, and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information. Still, we ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided by Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How Does the Site Use Personally Identifiable Information?
We use personally identifiable information to customize the Site, make appropriate service offerings, and fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the Site’s subject matter. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries or to provide requested information.
With Whom May the Information be Shared?
Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third-party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to “opt-out” of receiving information or being contacted by us or any agency acting on our behalf.
How is Personally Identifiable Information Stored?
Personally Identifiable Information collected by WaterFilterHub.com is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of WaterFilterHub.com except for use as indicated above.
Cookies and Tracking
How Does WaterFilterHub.com Use Login Information?
WaterFilterHub.com uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
How Does WaterFilterHub.com Protect My Personal Information?
WaterFilterHub.com takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and securely transmitted to us.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to Comply with Law
We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information to comply with a court order subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorized Customers.
How Does the Site Keep Personally Identifiable Information Secure?
All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees with passwords to access the information.