Privacy Policy //

This privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) tells you about the information that Cadient, Inc. (“Cadient,” “we” or “our”) collects in connection with the operation of its website, www.cadient.com (the “Site”), how the information is used and how you can access and correct certain information that we may collect. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected from you by Cadient via the Site and does not apply to information obtained or disclosed through offline correspondence or personal contacts with Cadient representatives. Further, the Site may contain advertisements and/or links to other entities’ websites that are not controlled or operated by Cadient. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such third party websites, and Cadient is not responsible for the content of such third party websites or the privacy practices of such third parties. Therefore, we encourage you to request and review the privacy policies of any third parties upon disclosing your information such parties or visiting such third party websites. This Privacy Policy is effective as of October 1, 2008.

INFORMATION COLLECTED AND HOW WE USE IT

You always remain in control of the information you provide to Cadient. We collect two types of information about visitors: personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc) which you have voluntarily submitted to us, and aggregate information (such as information about how many visitors log on to our sites, the pages they access, etc).

In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or revealing personal information about yourself, in which case you may however be unable to participate in certain promotions or receive product information. We collect, maintain and use personal information you have voluntarily submitted to contact you, including via email, to respond to your comments or requests for information, or to contact you if needed in the course of providing information about our services that you may have requested. In addition, we may use personal information to provide you the most helpful and targeted products and services to meet your needs and respond to your inquiries. To better meet your needs, we may supplement the information we collect with data obtained from third parties for the same purposes.

DATA SHARING AND TRANSFER

Cadient will not trade, sell or share your personal information for use by any third party without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected. Cadient reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information based on the good faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate to: (a) protect and defend the rights or property of Cadient, or (b) act in urgent circumstances to protect the safety or security of the public or of users of the Cadient’s services and/or the Site.

Your personal information will generally be stored in the Cadient databases, which are located in the United States. Specific information is provided on the Site’s consent or registration form, where needed. Our policy is to ensure that your information is always granted the same level of protection no matter where it is stored. In the event that Cadient is involved in a transaction such as a merger, stock purchase or sale, or sale of substantially all of Cadient’s assets, your personal information may be transferred to the other party in such transaction.

USE OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

Upon our collection of your personally identifiable information, Cadient may use such personally identifiable information internally, separately or in combination with pre-existing information, for the following purposes:

  • To provide any requested services;
  • To troubleshoot problems with the Site, or any services, as requested;
  • To customize your experience or homepage on the Site;
  • To enforce our Terms of Use; or
  • To contact you with more information about Cadient and its services.

COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies help us in many ways to make your visit to the Site more enjoyable and meaningful to you. Cookies are text information files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website. Cadient may use such “cookie” technology to obtain non-personal information from you as an online visitor. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Cadient may also use so-called "web beacons" to access the information contained in its cookies within the network of the Cadient websites.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

We take utmost care of children's privacy, and take into consideration appropriate national and international laws and regulations on children's privacy.

SECURITY

We take steps to make all information received from you online as secure as reasonably possible against unauthorized access and use. Our privacy practices are consistent with The European Union Data Protection Directive through the US Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND COMPLAINTS

We attempt to keep your files complete, up-to-date, and accurate.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

The Site may contain links to other websites. Cadient has no control over the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We recommend you carefully read the privacy policies of each site you visit.

CHOICE AND OPT-OUT PREFERENCES

Other than cookies or other technological means, Cadient does not collect your personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide it. You may “opt-out” of receiving further information about Cadient and third party products and services (other than services, support or other information that you specifically request by filling out the online forms or other applicable rules or regulations) by checking the appropriate boxes on the online and other forms. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further e mail communications from Cadient, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every broadcast e-mail that is sent to you by Cadient. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive any other form of communication from Cadient, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by contacting us at: info@cadient.com.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND REVISIONS TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

By using the Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site. Cadient reserves the right, in our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, without prior notice to you. All revisions will be posted to the Site. We urge you to review this Privacy Policy frequently for changes. Your continued use of the Site means that you accept those changes.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Under California Law SB 27, California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, and a description of the categories of personal information shared. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to info@cadient.com and please include the phrase “California Privacy Request” in the subject line, and provide us with your name. address and e-mail address. We will respond to you within thirty days of receiving such a request.