AMCOL International Corporation, and its operating subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, "AMCOL") take your privacy seriously. We use the information you voluntarily provide, together with information regarding the manner in which you use this web site, and the web sites of our subsidiaries and affiliates that are linked to and integrated into this web site (collectively, the "AMCOL Site"), to provide you with requested information, and to improve the AMCOL Site and our products and services. AMCOL is committed to data security, and to protecting the personal information of our AMCOL Site users.
Information Gathered on the AMCOL Site
We collect two types of information from visitors to the AMCOL Site:
- We collect personal data such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers, customer account numbers, and the content of e-mail submissions sent to us, when voluntarily submitted by visitors to our site. You do not need to disclose any personally-identifiable information to view the AMCOL Site.
- Certain non-personal information is also automatically collected from our visitors when they access the AMCOL Site, such as information about traffic patterns on the AMCOL Site, the total number of users logging into the AMCOL Site on a daily basis, which pages users access, the URL from which each user comes to the AMCOL Site, the URL to which each user exits, the type of browser used by each user, and the IP address from which a user accesses the AMCOL Site.
What Do We Do With This Information?
Information voluntarily submitted to us is used to contact users for the purpose for which the information was provided (e.g., to correspond with you, process an order, provide you with corporate or product information, or process an application for employment). In addition, we may from time to time use this information to contact users about products and services offered by AMCOL.
Except as set forth herein, AMCOL will not sell, trade or rent your personal data to third parties without your prior permission. AMCOL may share your data with our subsidiaries and affiliates, and with web site hosting partners and other parties who assist AMCOL in operating the AMCOL site and our computer systems. Each of such third parties have adopted their own Privacy Policies or signed confidentiality agreements with AMCOL obligating them to keep user data confidential. AMCOL also reserves the right to disclose any information if we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
Information automatically collected from users of the AMCOL Site is used internally to improve the AMCOL Site and our products and services. We may also share aggregate data about the number and frequency of visitors to our website, and the manner in which customers or dealers use the AMCOL Site, with our webmaster, dealers or other business partners.
We use "cookies" on the AMCOL Site to help you use our site more easily, and to help us to keep track of certain statistical information so that we can continuously improve the AMCOL Site and our service to you. A "cookie" is a small data file that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive to help our website "remember" information about you when you return to our website, such as your preferences for our sites and any user passwords. Our cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive, read cookie files created by other websites or track any personal information about you. You may be able to set your browser to disable cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie.
Security of Information
AMCOL takes reasonable measures to protect the security of the information transmitted between browsers and our web server, including using firewalls and other security technologies where deemed appropriate by AMCOL. To protect your privacy, however, please do not use e-mail or this AMCOL Site to communicate information you wish to be kept strictly confidential. You acknowledge that any transmission of data may be illegally intercepted and used by third parties. AMCOL shall not be responsible for any interception of data transmitted to or from our web server.
Corrections and Opt-Out Procedures
If you provide your name, e-mail address, telephone number, mail address or other contact information to us, you may remove yourself from our mailing lists and correct or update any such information by sending an e-mail to Investor Relations, a facsimile to (847) 851.1699, Attention: Investor Relations, or a letter by regular mail to AMCOL International Corporation, Attention: Investor Relations, 2870 Forbs Avenue, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192. You may also have access to your data at any time by sending us a request via any of the above methods.
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Last Updated Nov. 26, 2008