Hardware Supply is committed to privacy and security for all of our clients. Because we respect your right to privacy, we have developed a Privacy Statement as indicated below.
information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order,
enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as
e-mail, or participate in another site feature.Your consent
- When ordering or registering, we may ask you for
your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card
information or other information. You may, however, visit our site
- We also collect information about gift
recipients so that we can fulfill the gift purchase. The information we
collect about gift recipients is not used for marketing purposes.
- Like many websites, we use "cookies"
to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and
visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use
'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we
How do we
use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase
products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing
communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the
- To personalize your site experience and to allow
us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are
- To allow us to better service you in responding
to your customer service requests.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or
other site feature.
- If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail
newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like
to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to the "How can
you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?"
section below. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you
will not receive these e-mails. Visitors who register or participate in
other site features such as marketing programs and 'members-only' content
will be given a choice whether they would like to be on our e-mail list
and receive e-mail communications from us.
How do we
protect visitor information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your
personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured
networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special
access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information
confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we
offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply
is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into
our databases to be only accessed as stated above.
Do we use "cookies"?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to
your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables
the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture
remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to
help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity,
help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that
we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better
understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to
use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and
improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent,
or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a
little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to
modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many
features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services
will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the
telephone by contacting customer service.
Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally
identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as
described below. The term "outside parties" does not include Hardware Supply. It also does not include website hosting partners and other
parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or
servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information
confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is
appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours
or others' rights, property, or safety.
However, statistical non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to
other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?
You will be given the opportunity to opt-out of you email subscription in each
email you receive. Please note that due to email production schedules you may
receive any emails already in production.
Please note that we may maintain information about an individual sales
transaction in order to service your order and maintain sales history.
Third party links
In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party
links on our site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy
policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and
activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity
of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a
specific link does not work).
Changes to our policy
page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of
the change. This policy was last modified on September 12, 2014.
Questions and feedback
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us
any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.
Online Policy Only
website and not to information collected offline.