THE PLC DEPOT is committed to protecting your privacy. The amount and type of information we collect from you depends on your activities and use of our Website. Certain services offered on or through the Website require you to register and/or provide information that personally identifies you ("personal and account information") for purposes of interacting with our Website. In this policy, "personal and account information" means your name, company name, account number, address, telephone number, and e-mail address plus any other information that personally identifies you, including your industry, purchase history, and IP address, or would permit us to contact you. This policy describes our practices regarding personal and account information collected through our Website.
When you browse our Website
We may collect your IP address, referral website, your browser type, and monitor your movements throughout our Website. This information helps us provide you with a more personalized shopping experience.
When you register on our Website
We collect your user name, password, e-mail address, security question, and answer to your security question, to protect your Account. We use your security question and answer to identify you as the account user if you have forgotten your password. You can help us ensure your privacy by not sharing your user name and/or password.
When you make purchases through our Website
We collect your name, address and payment information to process your order. However, you may provide credit card and purchase order numbers by telephone. We also collect your IP address and information contained in "cookies," such as your purchases and log in data, to personalize your shopping experience. Your browser must be set to accept cookies if you wish to add items to the shopping cart.
When you communicate with us through our Website
We collect your e-mail address and the other information that you provide in order to respond to your communication.
Is my personal or account information used for any other purpose?
We may use your personal and account information to provide Products or services you have requested, respond to a communication from you, contact you, and as otherwise described in this policy. We may occasionally send you promotional or Product information. You may opt out of future communications by following the instructions in the e-mail communication or contacting us directly. If you become our customer, we may send you updates on important information about our company and services. We may also analyze and act upon your personal and account information as part of our standard business practices. We occasionally purchase from third parties commercial information such as company size, number of employees and annual sales of other companies. We may use this commercial information along with your personal and account information to customize our offerings to you, as well as for our internal use.
Will my personal and account information be provided to any other party?
We restrict access to your personal and account information to those who need access to use it as set forth in this policy. Only authorized personnel are permitted to see your THE PLC DEPOT account password. Your other personal and account information may be disclosed to third parties in limited circumstances. For example, we may share your personal and account information with our service providers and strategic partners and with suppliers and other entities involved in transactions you have initiated. We may disclose your personal and account information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, as required by law, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Your personal and account information may also be disclosed in connection with a sale of some or all of our business or a merger with another company.
How does THE PLC DEPOT protect my account, financial, or credit card information?
Whenever sensitive information is sent to or from www.THEPLCDEPOT.com, we receive such information from your browser, or present it to you, via a VeriSign certified secure-server using industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. Our Website is certified by VeriSign, which verifies that our Website is authentic and that we use SSL security. To view our VeriSign certificate, click on the image of the closed lock or the solid key at the bottom of your browser window. Our Website security information will appear.
What security precautions are in place to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of my information?
Your THE PLC DEPOT account information is password-protected so that only you and THE PLC DEPOT authorized employees have access to such personal information. THE PLC DEPOT has implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with processing of personal data, are obligated to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.