Effective Date: March 15, 2021
Drew Water Technologies and its subsidiaries respect your privacy. Privacy and the protection of your personal data are important to us and we are committed to protecting the integrity, availability and confidentiality of your personal data. We are committed to implementing policies, practices and processes in compliance with applicable data protection laws (such as GDPR) in all countries in which our group operates. This Privacy Statement outlines our commitment to safeguarding personal data. It is meant to help you understand how we process and protect your personal data. “Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’).
This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for Drew Water Technologies and our website; http://www.drew-watertech.com. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. It will notify you of the following:
- What information we collect;
- With whom it is shared;
- How it can be corrected;
- How it is exchanged, protected and secured;
- How policy changes will be communicated; and
- How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Drew Water Technologies is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, such as to ship an order or provide marketing collateral on a new product.
Your Access to and Control over Information
You may opt-out of any future contacts from Drew Water Technologies at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number provided on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data
In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration, a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.
You may opt-out at any time from receiving targeted communications from us by logging into your registration account and selecting not to receive marketing communications. To opt out of targeted advertising based on your online behavior across this and other websites please follow the instructions provided above (for targeted advertising).
We will not share your contact information with our third-party advertisers unless you give us permission.
Access and use of websites or other online services
When entering our website, or using an online service, we will record information necessary to provide you with access, for the operation of the website and for us to comply with security and legal requirements in relation to operating our site, such as passwords, IP address and browser settings. We also collect information about your activities during your visit in order to personalize your website experience, such as recording your preferences and settings and to collect statistics to help us improve and further develop our websites, products and services. For more details, please see below “Cookies” below.
In connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on a Drew Water Technologies website or otherwise, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume. We may use this information within Drew Water Technologies in order to address your inquiry or consider you for employment purposes.
When required by law, regulation, legal process or an enforceable government request, we may share our personal data for legal reasons with Drew Water Technologies and to public authorities or governments but only to the extent we are required to do so.
Drew Water Technologies share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Drew Water Technologies uses a 3rd party shipping company to ship orders, or a credit card processing company to bill clients for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.
Drew Water Technologies partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
Data Exchange, Protection and Security
Drew Water Technologies maintains appropriate controls to limit access to data to persons who have a legitimate need for access in order to do their jobs or to provide products and services to you. We train our workforce in proper handling of data. In addition, we maintain other physical, technical, and administrative or procedural safeguards to protect your data.
External data intermediaries who may process and maintain personal data on our behalf of Drew Water Technologies will be bound by contractual information security arrangements that Drew Water Technologies will have with them.
Drew Water Technologies takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While Drew Water Technologies uses encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (such as billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Drew Water Technologies use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Deletion of Cookies
There are a number of ways for you to manage cookies and other tracking technologies. Through your browser settings, you can accept or decline cookies or set your browser to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. You should be aware that you may not be able to use all our interactive features if you set your browser to disable cookies entirely.
If you use different computers in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your preferences.
You can delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. The various browsers provide different procedures to manage your settings. Click on any of the browser links below for instructions.
Microsoft Windows Explorer
You should also be aware that disabling cookies does not disable other types of analytics products which we may use to collect generic information about how you and other visitors use our website.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Retaining of Personal Data
Drew Water Technologies will not retain personal data under our charge when it is no longer necessary for any business or legal purposes. When storage is no longer necessary, we will delete, destruct or anonymize the relevant personal data.
Notification of Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may update this Privacy Statement at any time to remain compliant with applicable law or regulations. We will inform you of any material changes to this policy either through this website or through regular communications channels. We encourage you to check our privacy statement regularly for any changes in order to stay informed about how Drew Water Technologies protects and uses your personal data.
We will make our best efforts to answer your questions and advise you on any steps taken to address the issues you raised.