Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement describes how Smartcorr Systems Inc. and its affiliates (“SMARTCORR”) may collect information from or about you when you visit this website (smartcorr.com) and other SMARTCORR websites that display or link to this Privacy Statement.

SMARTCORR values your privacy, and is providing this Privacy Statement to explain what information we collect and how that information may be used by SMARTCORR when you interact with SMARTCORR online.

In some countries, your use of SMARTCORR’s website could be considered consent by you to SMARTCORR’s use of this information. If you do not want us to collect or use your information as set out in this Privacy Statement, please do not use our websites or provide us with your information.

Please take a few minutes to review this Privacy Statement. If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us.

This Privacy Statement includes the following:
Who Is Collecting Your Information
What Information We Collect
Additional Information for EU-based Users
How SMARTCORR May Use and Share Your Information
Location of Information
Use of Special Features or Areas of Our Website
Children’s Privacy
Security
External Links
Changes to This Privacy Statement
Your Choices
Access, Update or Correct Your Personal Information
Contact SMARTCORR

Who Is Collecting Your Information

Information collected through smartcorrs.com is maintained by Smartcorr Systems Inc. 22809 Mustang Road, Frankfort IL 60423 and/or SMARTCORR’s affiliates. SMARTCORR can be reached through the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Statement.

What Information We Collect

When you interact with SMARTCORR online or in response to SMARTCORR’s marketing communications, SMARTCORR collects “Personal Data” about you, by which we mean information that may identify you personally, either alone or in combination with other information available to SMARTCORR. Information that we collect includes the following:

Information You Provide.

  • We collect the personal information you knowingly provide by completing an online form, registering for information or services, applying for a job, or otherwise sending to us. For example, if you sign up to receive e-mail communications from one of our businesses, we collect your e-mail address and any related information you provide. If you communicate with us using the “Contact Us” feature, we collect the information you provide when you complete the “Contact Us” form.
  • This includes information such as your name, email or physical address, or other contact details, or other records or copies of your correspondence with us (including emails).
  • If you sign up to receive e-mail communications from SMARTCORR, we will collect your e-mail address and any related information you provide.
  • If you communicate with SMARTCORR using the “Contact Us” feature, we collect the information you provide when you complete the “Contact Us” form.

Supplemental Information.

  • In some cases, SMARTCORR may also collect information about you from other sources, and combine the information that you provide us online with other information that we have due to your relationship with SMARTCORR.
  • For example, if you are a SMARTCORR customer or supplier, we may use the information you have provided us both online and through our broader business relationships to improve your online experience.

Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser.

  • As with many websites, we collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser.
  • This information typically includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the identity of your internet service provider, the name and version of your operating system and browser, the date and time of your visit, the page that linked you to SMARTCORR, and the pages you visit.

Cookies and Other Technologies.

  • SMARTCORR may use “cookie” technology on this website; a cookie is a text file containing information which is sent by a website and stored in your computer’s hard drive or temporary memory.
  • You may change your cookie settings on your internet browser or delete our cookies at any time.
  • We use cookies to save your preferences for our websites or to collect statistics related to the number of visitors to our websites and requests for files, the types of browsers used, and other aggregate data.
  • SMARTCORR also uses transparent pixels (e.g. GIF, PNG, etc.) files to help manage online advertising by collecting information related to which advertisements drive traffic to our websites.
  • The specific types of cookies that are used on our website include the following:

    First- And Third-Party Cookies
    Technical Cookies
    Technical cookies are those necessary to display the information on the website properly, or otherwise used to carry out the transmission of a web communication. They are not used for any further purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or the operator of the website.

    Technical cookies can be divided into:

    • Browsing And Session Cookies: These cookies guarantee regular navigation and use of the site (e.g. allowing authentication to access restricted areas);
    • Analytics Cookies: These cookies are used to collect aggregate information on the number of visitors and on how they use the site.
    • Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the user to browse as a function of certain pre-determined criteria (e.g., the language, products selected for review, etc.) in order to improve the service offered.
  • Profiling Cookies
    Profiling cookies are aimed at creating user profiles and are used to send online advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the user during navigation.

    These cookies, either of the Company or of third parties, are accurately selected and checked and are used to guarantee that the marketing messages received through the site or other websites used by the Company to transmit its advertising messages are in line with the visitor’s preferences. This enables the potential to offer pertinent messages, based on previous visits to the site, on the pages visited more frequently and on other data concerning the visitor. SMARTCORR websites will only use profiling cookies with your prior consent.

    Cookies Used On SMARTCORR Websites
    A comprehensive list of cookies that can be found on SMARTCORR websites. For Third Party cookies, SMARTCORR or its supporting agencies do not define, aide in or determine what the vendor deems as non-personally identifiable information nor define consent or manage any consent mechanisms. Ultimately, these cookies are supplied by third parties who control the right to update the purpose or use of each.

  • Deletion of Cookies, Tracking Options and California Do Not Track Disclosures
    You are free to set your browser or operating system settings to limit certain tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the site. Please refer to your web browser’s or operating system’s website or “Help” section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your browser or operating system from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences.

    Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers. In addition, SMARTCORR’s system does not collect any information that can personally identify a specific individual based on their normal browsing activities. Rather, users must first openly provide individual information (e.g. through a Contact Us form submission) before there is any possibility of actual discrete tracking. To learn more about the use of cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and to know your choices about not having this information used by certain service providers, please click http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/600424.

    On your mobile device, you may also adjust your privacy and advertising settings to control whether you want to receive more relevant advertising.

Analytics.

  • SMARTCORR uses web analytics services including Adobe Experience Cloud products provided by Adobe Systems Incorporated (“Adobe”), and Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
  • These analytics services use cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help SMARTCORR understand how you use our website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Adobe and Google on servers in: the United States (Adobe); and the U.S. and other countries (Google).
  • Adobe and Google will use this information to provide data about your use of the website that allow creation of reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
  • Adobe and Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf.
  • Adobe and Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by either company.
  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. For German users, to opt out of Google Analytics tracking entirely, please visit the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Ad Remarketing.

  • This website uses remarketing services such as Google AdWords, Facebook, LinkedIn, DoubleClick, AddThis and others to advertise on third-party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site.
  • These remarketing services can be used in different ways, including:
    • Advertising to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry or to previous visitors who have viewed information on our products.
    • Displaying an advertisement on the Google search results page, a site in the Google Display Network, or on a social network.
    • Third-party vendors, including Google, may use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the SMARTCORR website.
  • You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

Additional Information for EU-based Users

Data protection regulations in Europe require SMARTCORR to disclose additional information regarding Personal Data collected from European users, and to limit SMARTCORR’s use of such information in specific ways. This section provides additional information applicable to European Personal Data, which may not apply to users in other geographies.

Legal Basis for Processing.
European Personal Data may only be processed by SMARTCORR where and to the extent that such processing is:

  • Necessary for the performance of a contract with you, such as:
    • To carry out SMARTCORR’s obligations with respect to any contractual agreements between us with respect to information, products, and services that you may request from SMARTCORR;
    • To process a job application; or
    • To fulfill any other agreements between us.
  • Necessary for SMARTCORR to comply with a legal obligation, for example to meet our tax and accounting obligations.
  • Necessary to serve the legitimate business interests of SMARTCORR or a third party, where such use is consistent with the fundamental rights of individuals under European law, for example:
    • To provide you with effective customer service or technical support, such as where you have requested information from SMARTCORR;
    • To contact you with information regarding health and safety, applicable regulations, or stewardship of our products;
    • To improve the content, functionality, performance, security and usability of our website;
    • To notify you about changes to our business, products, services, or our website;
    • To conduct business transactions, including purchases and sales of SMARTCORR products, or business reorganizations including the sale, transfer, change in control or merger of SMARTCORR assets or businesses.
  • Subject to a valid consent you have freely provided and not withdrawn, such as opt-in consents allowing SMARTCORR to place cookies on your computer or to use your contact information for promotional advertising.

Data Subject Rights.
European users of this website have the legal right to request SMARTCORR undertake specific actions with respect to their Personal Data, including:

  • The right to request access to your Personal Data, including the right to have SMARTCORR confirm if your Personal Data is being used by SMARTCORR;
  • The right to have your Personal Data corrected or erased;
  • The right to object to or restrict SMARTCORR’s use of your Personal Data, for example where such information is not accurate or no longer needed;
  • The right to have your Personal Data transferred from SMARTCORR to another party;
  • The right to not be subject to automated decision-making or profiling based on your Personal Data;
  • The right to withdraw any consent you have previously provided to SMARTCORR’s collection or use of your Personal Data; and
  • The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Cross-Border Transfers of Data.
The information that SMARTCORR collects from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, or by other entities acting as data processors on our behalf. SMARTCORR has implemented international data transfer agreements on the basis of the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses in order to provide appropriate and suitable safeguards for the transfer of this information. You may request a copy of the Standard Contractual Clauses by contacting the privacy contact for your geographic region listed below.

Data Retention.
SMARTCORR will process and store your Personal Data for the duration of our relationship with you, which may be a long term, and as long as necessary to fulfill our contractual and legal obligations. SMARTCORR will delete your data:

  • When it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which that information was collected and processed;
  • Upon your request or objection, provided there are no overriding legal grounds requiring SMARTCORR to maintain that information;
  • When necessary to comply with SMARTCORR’s legal obligations; and
  • If our collection of information was based on your consent, upon the withdrawal of your consent.

Any requests or inquiries relating to SMARTCORR’s handling of EU information may be made by contact us.

How SMARTCORR May Use and Share Your Information

Subject to applicable local law, SMARTCORR may use the personal information we collect through our website for any legitimate and lawful business purpose, including but not limited to the following:

  • to provide products, information and services you request;
  • to provide you with effective customer service or technical support;
  • to contact you with information regarding health and safety, applicable regulations, or stewardship of our products;
  • to improve the content, functionality, performance and usability of our website;
  • to improve our marketing and promotional efforts;
  • to provide technical support and troubleshooting; and
  • for security, credit or fraud prevention purposes;
  • for any other purpose identified in an applicable privacy statement or other agreement you may have with SMARTCORR.

SMARTCORR may use or disclose aggregated or anonymized data about our users, if that information does not identify any individual, in SMARTCORR’s sole discretion.

SMARTCORR may share your information with SMARTCORR affiliates for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Statement. SMARTCORR may also share your information with third parties in specific cases such as:

  • Our Service Providers. We may share your personal information with companies or organizations, including subsidiaries, affiliates, and other entities that perform services on our behalf, such as marketing and website support service providers.
  • Business Transactions and Transfers. SMARTCORR may buy, sell, form, or otherwise reorganize one or more of its businesses or sell stock or assets, for example, as the result of a sale, merger, reorganization or liquidation. A transaction of this type may involve the disclosure of your information to prospective purchasers or partners who have signed a confidentiality agreement with SMARTCORR.
  • Compliance with Laws and Protection of Our Rights and the Rights of Others. We may disclose personal information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose personal information to cooperate with a government investigation; to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce or apply our online terms of use or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of our users or others.

Other than as described above, SMARTCORR does not provide or sell your personal information to third parties.

Location of Information

SMARTCORR is a global organization with its corporate headquarters in the United States. Our servers, databases, and service providers are located in the United States and in other countries. Different countries have different privacy laws and requirements, and some, including the United States, may provide less legal protection for your personal information than others. If you object to the transfer of your information to the United States, please do not use SMARTCORR’s website or provide SMARTCORR with that information.

Use of Special Features or Areas of Our Website

This Privacy Statement may be supplemented by additional privacy statements that may be specific to individual SMARTCORR websites or features, such as our investor and career sites. SMARTCORR’s websites may include special features such as surveys, licensed content, online stores, or password protected areas, such as a customer-only area or a careers area, and these areas or websites may be subject to additional terms of use or privacy statements which may further specify additional personal information SMARTCORR may collect in these areas, why we need that information, and choices you may have about the use of that information.

When you sign up to use a special feature or password-protected area, you may be asked to agree to additional terms governing your use of the special feature or password-protected area. In such cases, you may be asked to expressly consent to the additional terms, for example, by checking a box or clicking on a button marked “I agree.” (This type of agreement is known as a “click-through” agreement.) If any of the terms of a click-through agreement or another agreement between you and SMARTCORR are different than the terms of this Privacy Statement, the terms of that agreement will control over this Privacy Statement.

Children’s Privacy

SMARTCORR’s website is not intended for children under 16 years of age, and SMARTCORR does not knowingly collect information from children to sell or promote our products or services. No one under the age of 16 may provide information to SMARTCORR on or through our website, and if we learn that we have received information from a child under the age of 16, we will delete that information.

SMARTCORR may host educational programs in science for students and teachers in our communities, but we do not invite minors to contact us or provide us with personal information. Visitors must be 18 years of age or older to submit registration or survey information. Parents or legal guardians may register to obtain information or participate in a survey on behalf of their children.

If you believe a child under the age of eighteen has sent personal contact information to SMARTCORR, please contact us immediately and we will use reasonable efforts to promptly remove that information from our systems.

Security

We take commercially reasonable precautions to protect the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal information. We urge users to be careful with personal information while using the Internet.

SSL Protection. Many SMARTCORR websites, including smartcorrs.com, are able to provide a secure connection between your computer and our server be established. We use an encryption technology called Secure Socket Layers (SSL). A secure connection is maintained until you leave the secure area of the site. Although we use SSL encryption to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information as it travels over the Internet, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet and we cannot guarantee the safety of transmitting personal information over the Internet.

Password Protection. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords. We have the right to assume that anyone accessing one of our websites using a password assigned to you has the right to do so. You will be solely responsible for the activities of anyone accessing our website using a password assigned to you, even if the individual is not, in fact authorized by you. If you have reason to believe that your password has been compromised or used without authorization, you must promptly change it using the functionality provided on the site or notify SMARTCORR that your account has been compromised.

External Links

Some of our websites may contain links to other websites on the Internet that are not under the control of or maintained by SMARTCORR. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by SMARTCORR of those websites, the content displayed, or the persons or entities associated with them. By visiting a linked website from a SMARTCORR website, you acknowledge that SMARTCORR is providing these links to you only as a convenience and you agree that SMARTCORR is not responsible for the content of such websites. External sites are governed by their own terms and policies and are not governed by SMARTCORR’s Privacy Statement, Terms of Use, Accessibility Statement, or other terms and policies.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement and related business practices at any time by posting updated text on this site and updated effective date at the bottom of this page. As we add new features and functionality to our websites or SMARTCORR policies or applicable laws evolve, we may need to update or revise this Privacy Statement. We reserve the right to do so, at any time and without prior notice, by posting a revised version on our website. These changes will be effective as of the date we post a revised version on our website.

If we make changes to this Privacy Statement that materially change how we treat your personal data, we will make a reasonable effort to notify you promptly through reasonable means.

Your Choices

We respect your right to make choices about how you would like to interact with SMARTCORR and the extent of the personal information you choose to share with SMARTCORR. In some cases, we will ask you to indicate your choices at the time we collect your personal information. If you have previously agreed to receive email or marketing communications from SMARTCORR, you may “opt-out” at any time by using the unsubscribe feature included in the e-mails we send.

Access, Update or Correct Your Personal Information

If you have created an account or a personal profile on one of our websites, you may be able to access and update some or all of your personal information on your account settings or profile page. If you wish to access, update or correct other personal information, please contact us. We will contact you and may ask you for additional information to verify your identity. In most cases, we will update information as requested. In some cases, however, we may limit or deny your request if permitted or required by law or if we are unable to verify your identity.

Contact SMARTCORR

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or our privacy practices, or if you have concerns that someone affiliated with SMARTCORR has used your information in a manner that is not appropriate, you may also contact us by phone at the numbers listed at https://smartcorrs.com/en-us/contact. You may also contact us via email. You may also send postal correspondence to the address listed on smartcorrs.com

Effective Date: July 1, 2018