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The B/A Products Co. Privacy Policy



PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

 

B/A Products Co. respects your personal privacy and are committed to adhering to all applicable privacy and data protection laws. This Privacy Policy describes how B/A Products Co. collects and uses the personal information that you provide to us on this Website (the “Website”). This policy applies only to the B/A Products Co. Website and not to any third-party websites that may be accessible from this Website.

This Privacy Policy applies, in general, to all Websites operated by or on behalf of B/A Products Co. and its business units worldwide. However, individual B/A Products Co. sites may adopt a privacy policy for the purpose of that B/A Products Co. site or the transactions taking place on that B/A Products Co. site. These individual B/A Products Co. sites may have additional terms, or separate agreements which supplement or supersede this Privacy Policy. Where the privacy terms of any site operated by a B/A Products Co. business unit conflict with the terms set forth herein, the terms of the business unit site shall control.

By using B/A Products Co.’s Website or providing personally identifiable information about you to us, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal identifiable information described in this Privacy Policy.

If you do not consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, do not use the B/A Products Co. Website.

 

Information We May Collect
Active Information Collection: Like many websites, we collect information from our visitors from various means, including by asking specific questions on this Website, by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail, and by allowing you to apply for employment. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). When you visit the Website, we will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you provide it to us voluntarily.

Passive Information Collection: Some of the information we collect depends on the settings on your web browser. Please check your web browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings. In addition to the information sent by your web browser, as you navigate through internet websites, certain information may be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means. These technologies include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  1. Cookies: From time to time, we may place information on your computer to allow us to identify you. This information is known as a “cookie” and uniquely identifies your browser and helps us enhance your navigation through the Website. A cookie may also convey anonymous information about how you browse the Website to us. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. By understanding how and when our visitors use the Site, we can continually improve our Site, as well as our products and services. If you wish to disable cookies, your browser can be reset to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent.
  2. Tracers: In some instances, we use tracking scripts or “tracers” that recognize a unique identifier from a cookie placed on your hard drive by another website. These are used by B/A Products Co. to gauge the success of our own advertising. We do not use tracers to gather information on your use of the internet unrelated to your interest in B/A Products Co.. Please note that B/A Products Co. does not use tracers to determine your personally identifiable information, and you remain anonymous.
  3. Web beacons: B/A Products Co. reserves the right to use electronic images known as web beacons, also referred to as single-pixel gifs, and any other successor technology, that permit us to count users who have visited certain Website pages and for other related statistics (e.g., recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).
 

How We Use Your Information
B/A Products Co. uses the actively collected information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Website, to provide information and services, and to help us better understand your needs and interests. B/A Products Co. collects personally identifiable information only when it is reasonably related to your use of the Website or participation in the activities we offer. For example, if you provide your resume to B/A Products Co. for purposes of obtaining employment, the resume will be used for activities related to your potential employment.

Passive information collected by B/A Products Co. is not used to access your personally identifiable information. This information may be used to compile aggregated statistics concerning the use of this Website, such as determining what areas of the Website are most popular, which areas may require improvement, and what technologies are being used by our visitors. This information may also be used for security purposes, to detect and to block security breaches, to protect B/A Products Co. from fraud, and to provide you with a safe online environment.


Limitations on the Disclosure of Personal Information
B/A Products Co. will take appropriate measures to provide adequate protection for personally identifiable information that is provided. While B/A Products Co. tries to prevent third party, non-affiliate access to personally identifiable information, you should keep in mind that data transmission over the Internet is not 100% secure and any information disclosed online can potentially be collected and used other than by the intended recipient. In view of the foregoing, B/A Products Co. cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will not be accessed by parties other than those authorized under this Privacy Policy.

B/A Products Co. does not share your personally identifiable information with other, third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use. Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, B/A Products Co. will not disclose personally identifiable information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our Website; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of B/A Products Co., its employees, agents or assigns, or others.

We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for the Website.

We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of B/A Products Co. (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

To the extent required by applicable law, whenever B/A Products Co. collects personally identifiable information on the B/A Products Co. Website, B/A Products Co. will:

  1. provide timely and appropriate notice to you about its data practices herein;
  2. collect, use, disclose and transfer your personally identifiable information only with your consent, which may be express or implied, depending on the sensitivity of the personally identifiable information, legal requirements, and other factors;
  3. collect your personally identifiable information only for specific, limited purposes. The information we collect will be relevant, adequate and not excessive for the purposes for which it is collected;
  4. process your personally identifiable information in a manner consistent with the purposes for which it was originally collected or to which you have subsequently consented;
  5. take commercially reasonable steps to ensure that your personally identifiable information is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and, where necessary, kept up-to-date;
  6. not use your personally identifiable information for direct marketing purposes without giving you an opportunity to “opt-out”; and
  7. take appropriate measures, by contract or otherwise, to provide adequate protection for personally identifiable information that is disclosed to a third party or transferred to another country, including transfers within B/A Products Co.
 

Retention of Personally Identifiable Information
B/A Products Co. retains the personally identifiable information collected on the Website as long as necessary to provide the services, products and information you request or as permitted by applicable law.


Third Party Websites
This Website contains links to other websites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you. We cannot control these third-party websites, which may collect personal information from you. When you follow a link and leave this Website, you do so at your own risk. We encourage you to read that party’s privacy policy or contact them directly regarding their privacy practices.

 

International Transfers of Personally Identifiable Information
This Website is intended for use by individuals in the United States only. Please do not access this Website or provide personal information through the Website if you are not located in the United States. If you access and use this Website outside the United States, you are responsible for complying with your local laws and regulations.

 

Changes to the Privacy Policy
B/A Products Co. reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of this Privacy Policy on this B/A Products Co. Website. If we modify this Privacy Policy, the modifications will only apply to personally identifiable information we collect after we have posted the revised Privacy Policy on this Website.

The B/A Products Co. Website Privacy Policy
Updated November 1, 2017




The B/A Products Co. Terms of Use

The use of this Website is subject to the following terms and conditions of use (these “Terms of Use”).


Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using any part of this Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time, additional terms and conditions applicable to specific areas of this Website posted in particular areas of the Website, as well as the B/A Products Co. Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use any part of this Website.


Website Content
The entire contents of this Website (including all information, software, text, displays, images and audio) and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, are proprietary to B/A Products Co. or its licensors and are protected by United States and international laws regarding copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and other proprietary rights. You are authorized only to use the content on the B/A Products Co. Website for non-commercial or personal use, or legitimate business informational purposes related to your role as a current or prospective employee, customer, supplier or distributor of B/A Products Co.. You may not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display or perform, sell, republish, store, transmit, exploit or distribute any of the material on this Website without the prior written consent of B/A Products Co..


User Content
All information (other than personal information, which is governed by our Privacy Policy and Career Site Privacy Policy), including data, text, files, graphics and other materials that you transmit to the Website or otherwise supply to B/A Products Co. is referred to as “User Content”. By transmitting User Content on or through this Website, you agree that you are solely responsible for the transmission, accuracy, completeness, ownership and publication of that User Content, and that B/A Products Co. is not responsible for your transmission of the User Content. By transmitting User Content to B/A Products Co. or otherwise making User Content available on or through the Website, you grant B/A Products Co. a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display that User Content, in whole or in part, and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology, and you agree that any “moral rights” in that User Content has been waived. B/A Products Co. does not monitor, review or edit User Content posted or made available on or through the Website. However, B/A Products Co. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, edit or remove any User Content, in whole or part, which in B/A Products Co.’s judgment does not comply with these Terms, is illegal, or is otherwise undesirable, inappropriate, or inaccurate. B/A Products Co. is not responsible for any decision, lack of decision or delay in editing or removing User Content.


Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
The website, the site content and the products and services provided on or available through this website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, with all faults. Neither B/A Products Co. nor any person associated with B/A Products Co. makes any warranty or representation with respect to the quality, accuracy or availability of the website. Specifically, but without limiting the foregoing, neither B/A Products Co. nor anyone associated with B/A Products Co. warrants or represents that the B/A Products Co. website, the site content or the services provided on or through this website will be accurate, reliable, error-free or uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the B/A Products Co. website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components; or that the B/A Products Co. website will otherwise meet your needs or expectations. B/A Products Co. disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. In no event will B/A Products Co., its officers, directors, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors or assigns, or its licensors or contractors be liable for any damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the website, the site content, any services provided on or through this website or any linked site, including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, personal injury, lost profits or damages resulting from delay, interruption in service, viruses, deletion of files or electronic communications, or errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the website or the site content, whether or not there is negligence by B/A Products Co. and whether or not B/A Products Co. has been advised of the possibility of any such damages.


Indemnification
By using the Website and/or any of its Contents, you agree that, to the extent permitted by law, you will defend, indemnify and hold B/A Products Co., its officers, directors, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors or assigns harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use of the Website, any violation of these Terms by You, or any User Content you transmit on or through the Website.


Third Party Websites
This Website contains links to other websites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you. We cannot control these third-party websites, which may collect personal information from you. When you follow a link and leave this Website, you do so at your own risk. We encourage you to read that party’s Terms of Use or contact them directly regarding their privacy practices.

You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Website provided such link does not portray B/A Products Co. or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, or derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner. You may not use B/A Products Co.’s logo, trade marks, or other proprietary graphic to link to this Website without the express written permission of B/A Products Co.. This right may be revoked at any time.


International Access
B/A Products Co. controls and operates this Website from its offices in the United States of America. Persons who access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws.


Enforcement/Choice of Law/Choice of Forum
If any part of the Terms of Use is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not impact any other provision of the Terms of Use, all of which will remain in full force and effect. Any and all disputes relating to the Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, additional terms and conditions applicable to specific areas of this Website, or your use of the Website or the content thereof are governed by, and will be interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions.


Changes to the Terms of Use
B/A Products Co. reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of these Terms of Use on this B/A Products Co. Website. If we modify these Terms of Use, the modifications will only apply to personally identifiable information we collect after we have posted the revised Privacy Policy on this Website.


The B/A Products Co. Website Terms of Use
Updated November 1, 2017