Allied Building Products is committed to protecting your privacy. This Allied Building
Products Privacy Statement applies to data collection and usage on Allied Building
Products sites and services; it does not apply to other offline Allied Building
Products services. Please read the Allied Building Products Privacy Statement below
and also any supplementary information at the end of this statement for additional
details about particular Allied Building Products sites and services that you may
Allied Building Products is a general audience web site, and may be used by users
of all ages, but is primarily intended for commercial use by contractors, building
product manufacturers, architects and engineers, as well as homeowners. Personal
information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Privacy
Other services linked to from this Web site, have their own privacy statements which
can be viewed by clicking on the links.
Collection of your Personal Information
At some sites, Allied Building Products collects personal information, such as your
e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Allied Building
Products may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, preferences,
interests and favorites. Information collected by Allied Building Products may be
combined with information obtained from other services and other companies.
If you choose to sign up for an Allied Online Account, we will collect additional
personal information, in order to create an account.
Allied Building Products may collect information about your visit, including the
pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken within Allied Building
Products. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to
every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access
times and referring Web site addresses.
Certain Allied Building Products services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction
with another company. If you register for or use such services, both Allied Building
Products and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction
with the co-branded services.
Use of your Personal Information
Allied Building Products collects and uses your personal information to operate
Allied Building Products and deliver the services you have requested. These services
may include the display of customized content and advertising based upon the information
Allied Building Products has collected. In order to provide services in conjunction
with other Allied Building Products services, personal information collected by
Allied Building Products may be accessed and used by other Allied Building Products
services as necessary to provide such services. Any use of such information within
Allied Building Products will remain subject to the limitations of this privacy
Allied Building Products also uses your personal information to inform you of other
products or services available from Allied and its affiliates. Allied Building Products
may also send you surveys regarding current services or potential new services that
may be offered.
Allied Building Products does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third
parties. Allied Building Products may, from time to time, contact you on behalf
of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest
to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone
number) is not transferred to the third party. Allied Building Products does not
use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political
affiliations, without your explicit consent.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf,
such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support,
processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We
will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver
the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information
and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
Allied Building Products may access and/or disclose your personal information if
required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary
to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on
Allied Building Products or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property
of Allied Building Products, including its family of Web sites; or (c) act in urgent
circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Allied Building Products
services or members of the public.
Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United
States or any other country in which Allied Building Products or its affiliates,
subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent
to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Allied Building Products
abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce
regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
Control of your Personal Information
There are some Allied Building Products services, that send out periodic e-mails
informing you of technical service issues, product surveys, new feature announcements
and news about products and services from Allied Building Products . You will not
be able to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered a part of the service
you have chosen.
Each Allied Building Products newsletter you receive will have instructions on how
to unsubscribe prominently mentioned in it. You may subscribe and unsubscribe to
Allied Building Products Newsletters by following these instructions.
Security of your Personal Information
Allied Building Products is committed to protecting the security of your personal
information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect
your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example,
we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access,
which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential
information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such
as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Allied Building Products uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies
cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are
uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that
issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save
you time. For example, if you personalize Allied Building Products' pages, or register
with Allied Building Products sites or services, a cookie helps Allied Building
Products to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies
the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, preferred
email address, and so on. When you return to Allied Building Products, the information
you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Allied Building
Products features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically
accept cookies, but you can usually
modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose
to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features
of the Allied Building Products services or Web sites you visit.
Enforcement of this Privacy Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should first contact Allied
Building Products via
Changes to this Statement
Allied Building Products will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect
company and customer feedback. If there are material changes to this Statement or
in how Allied Building Products will use your personal information, Allied Building
Products will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. Allied
Building Products encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed
of how Allied Building Products is protecting your information.
Allied Building Products welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement.
If you believe that Allied Building Products has not adhered to this Statement,
please contact Allied Building Products by e-mail, or postal mail.
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