Elm City Materials Inc. ("Elm City Materials") operates elmcitymaterials.com and may operate other websites. It is Elm City Materials's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Elm City Materials collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Elm City Materials's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Elm City Materials's visitors use its website. From time to time, Elm City Materials may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Elm City Materials also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on elmcitymaterials.com blogs/sites. Elm City Materials only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Elm City Materials's websites choose to interact with Elm City Materials in ways that require Elm City Materials to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Elm City Materials gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at elmcitymaterials.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Elm City Materials are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Elm City Materials collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Elm City Materials. Elm City Materials does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Elm City Materials may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Elm City Materials may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Elm City Materials does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Elm City Materials discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Elm City Materials's behalf or to provide services available at Elm City Materials's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Elm City Materials's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Elm City Materials will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Elm City Materials discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Elm City Materials believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Elm City Materials, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Elm City Materials website and have supplied your email address, Elm City Materials may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Elm City Materials and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Elm City Materials takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Elm City Materials, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Elm City Materials goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Elm City Materials may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.