Privacy Policy

This website ("IndustrialTool.com") is owned and operated by Power Tools & Abrasives. IndustrialTool.com recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy of our customers ("Customers"), registered members ("Members") and other website users (collectively "Users"), and we have posted this privacy policy ("Policy") to describe our practices regarding the collection and use of information gathered through IndustrialTool.com. This Policy applies only to Users accessing IndustrialTool.com from within the United States. This Policy is effective as of 12/26/2009. We may from time to time update this Policy and invite you to review this page periodically. In the event this Policy changes, we will inform you by posting an updated Policy on this web page. All changes will go into effect on the date that is posted in our Policy. The new Policy will apply to all past and current users of IndustrialTool.com and will replace any prior Policies.

Note: You must be a U.S. resident 18 years or older to register as a Member or use IndustrialTool.com.

What Information We Collect and How We Use It

IndustrialTool.com does not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we don't require Users to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. If you choose to become a Member, we collect the following information about you: name, address, phone number, email address, username, password, birth date. We also collect the names, addresses, and phone numbers of those persons whom you add to your personal address book as a Member, which is only accessible by using the Member's log-in information. We use the information you supply for the purpose of providing the services you have requested. In addition, IndustrialTool.com may from time-to-time contact you via email or regular mail, unless you opt-out by following the instructions in the "opting out" section of this policy.

If you shop with us via IndustrialTool.com, we collect the following information about you: name, address, phone number, email address, billing information including credit card number and expiration date as well as the names, addresses and phone numbers of gift recipients (if any). We use your name, address, phone number, billing information/credit card information to process your order or otherwise described in this privacy policy. The email address you provide is used for internal purposes, such as confirming and tracking your order or otherwise as described in this privacy policy. We may also contact you via email or regular mail from time-to-time to keep you up-to-date on the latest IndustrialTool.com news or to send you our latest catalog. Also, while we will not share your email address with third parties, we may rent, share, sell or exchange your postal address with third parties that we think may be of interest to you. If you would like to opt out of receiving mailings from Power Tools & Abrasives or our third parties, please follow the instructions in the "opting out" section of this policy. Additionally, gift recipients may, from time to time, receive our latest catalog as well as offers from us regarding new products and services that we think may be of interest to them. We allow gift recipients the option to opt out of receiving future marketing related mailings from us.

In certain instances we may disclose your personally identifiable information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, Power Tools & Abrasives or others. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information when we believe the law requires it. In the event of a merger, consolidation or sale or transfer of all or substantially all of our company or its assets, it is possible that all User information collected by IndustrialTool.com will be transferred to the purchaser or the new company.

Cookies and Web Beacons

IndustrialTool.com uses "cookies". A cookie is a small file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies to help us determine whether a User has visited IndustrialTool.com before or if they are new User. Cookies also allow Members to save time during checkout in return visits. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but they should also allow you to instruct your browser to prevent the use of cookies. Please note that if you disable cookies certain aspects of IndustrialTool.com will not function properly, such as the shopping bag. The cookie doesn't track any personal information about you or provide us with any way to contact you, and the cookie doesn't extract any information from your computer. IndustrialTool.com also tracks users with "web beacons", a commonly used technology. This allows us to anonymously track purchases and other website information. These web beacons may be used to provide data to third parties for tracking purposes. However, no personal information is collected or transferred using web beacons on IndustrialTool.com

Third Parties Service Providers

IndustrialTool.com sometimes employs other companies and individuals to perform services for us. For example, we hire agencies to help administer consumer promotions, to analyze data, to fulfill orders you place, and to provide customer service. These parties have agreed to hold this information in confidence, not use it for any purpose except to carry out the requested service, and honor Power Tools & Abrasives privacy and security policies in the way this information is handled.

Security

IndustrialTool.com takes your privacy and security seriously. For this reason we have established security measures including locked doors and files, electronic security and managerial controls that limit the potential for misuse of information by employees, contractors and other third parties.