What Type of Information Does SPS Collect?
When you visit the Site, SPS may ask that you register and provide contact information including your name, company name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers and e-mail address.
If you use SPS’ services or otherwise make use of the Site, we may ask you to provide further information. When you visit this Site, SPS collects certain routing information such as the Internet Protocol address of your originating Internet Service Provider, and information provided by “cookies” stored on your hard drive. Cookies are small data files containing a unique identifier so that SPS can recognize you each time you return to this Site, and which keep track of the pages you view on this Site and which services you use. This information allows SPS to provide more tailored and user-friendly services.
SPS also collects aggregate information about the use of this Site, such as which pages are most frequently visited, how many visitors the Site receives daily, and how long visitors stay on each page. Some applications contained within this Site may also collect information when particular documents are viewed, downloaded or uploaded.
How Does SPS Use The Information Collected?
The information SPS collects from and about you and your company may be used in the following ways, among others: to fulfill requests, to provide information in response to requests, to process, execute and monitor orders, to notify you and third parties of the status of requests, to prepare drawings, product configurations or productions, to provide you with information about services SPS believes you will find useful, or to notify you of updated information, changes to the Site, or new products and services that SPS thinks might be beneficial to you or your business. SPS also may combine information you have provided in prior communications offline with the information you have given online to provide a more customized experience for visits to this Site.
SPS uses demographic and Site usage information collected from visitors to, among other purposes, improve the usefulness of this Site and to prepare aggregate, non-identifying, information used in marketing, advertising, or similar activities. From time to time, some information may be purged from SPS’ systems at SPS’ sole discretion.
If you send us e-mail, be aware that your return address will be displayed in the header we receive. We will use this information to answer your inquiry and we may keep your message as a record of our contacts.
With Whom Does SPS Share Information?
SPS may provide the information collected about you and your company, including your e-mail address or other identifying information, to affiliates and to third parties to provide the services that have been requested. SPS may provide aggregate statistics about visitors, Site transactions or other Site activity.
SPS may disclose information about you or your company if it has a good faith belief that it is required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of SPS, SPS customers, or others.
How is Your Information Protected?
Your transmission of technical or financial information to us through the Site is secured through encryption. Likewise, all requests and data submitted through the Site and account status information accessible through the Site, are secured through encryption. If you send us information or data via e-mail, the information is not secured through encryption unless SPS specifically advises you otherwise.
While we strive to protect your personal or company information by encryption and other means, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of the information you transmit to us and if you choose to use our Site, you do so at your own risk.
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