Universal Timer Ltd. welcomes all visitors to our web site. Universal Timer Ltd. is committed to ensuring the privacy and protection of all our customers. This policy was developed with this goal in mind and outlines the guidelines in which we gather personal and non-personal information and the use of such information.
In the process of engaging in commerce with the public, certain non-personal and personal information is gathered by our web site. We do not store personal information on our web site, for your protection and privacy, all personal information is redirected to a third party web site as part of order processing.
For the purposes of this statement, personal information includes your name, address, account information, company name, email address, telephone number and any other information which identifies you. “We, us, our” refers to Universal Timer Ltd. and our affiliated companies. Non-personal information refers to all non-identifiable information such as your IP address, referring web site, browser type, navigation on the web site as well as consolidated demographic information which does not contain individual information.
Gathering of Personal Information
To provide you with the best service possible or to complete a transaction, Universal Timer Ltd. gathers your information to both verify your identity (to prevent fraud) and to facilitate your request. By providing your information in association with your request you are giving us your expressed consent in using that information to provide you the service or transaction you requested. This information is not stored on our web site but redirected to a secured site. Information collected in this manner is used solely for processing your request. We may collect and summarize this information in such a manner where no individual may be identified for statistical purposes to help us improve our business practices and provide better service to you.
Gathering of Non-Personal Information
As most other web sites our web site may collect information about you that cannot be used to identify you directly. This information is gathered to help us improve our web site and our business practices. Most of this information is used in statistical models for our information and may be shared with our vendors, suppliers and third-party contractors to improve the web site and continue to give you the best value in the products offered to you. Other uses may include this information to create limitations to specific IP addresses or URLs that have been known to create problems for us.
Access to and Releasing of Information
Order Processing: When you purchase from our web site, your name, address, credit card number and amount purchased will be submitted to your financial institution to verify your identity and to authorize your purchase. We must also supply your name, telephone number, address and items purchased to third party shippers such as UPS or FedEx to deliver your order to you.
Disclosure to Service Providers:
Universal Timer Ltd. may share your personal information with certain service providers in order to; provide products and services to you based on your request, to verify and validate information, and to address customer service matters. Examples of service providers include credit card issuers, product service depots, warranty providers, and delivery services.
We may disclose your information as permitted or required to by law; for example:
- to a government institution or other person or entity that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information;
- where we have reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity;
- to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or entity with jurisdiction to compel the production of information;
- to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information; and
- to our legal counsel.
Universal Timer Ltd. reserves the right to modify this policy at anytime. You should visit periodically to review any changes.