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Privacy Policy

Introduction

This Privacy Policy discloses the policies of www.stedman-machine.com (the “Website”) and its operator Stedman Machine Company (Stedman) regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information you submit to Stedman through the Website.

Accuracy of Information

All the information on this web site is subject to change without notice. While efforts have been made to make this web site helpful and accurate, due to the open nature of this web site and the potential for errors in the storage and transmission of digital information, Stedman does not warrant the accuracy of information obtained from this web site.

User Consent

By accessing or otherwise using the Website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and forms a part of the Website’s terms of service.  You expressly consent to the processing and use of your information as described herein.

Types of Information Collected

Stedman collects certain "Personal Information" about you which may include, but is not limited to, information that is personally identifiable such as your name, e-mail address, address, user ID number, credit card information and other associated non-public information.  Stedman also collects data that is associated with the foregoing, as well as "Anonymous Information," which is information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information and does not, based on our understanding, permit the identification of individual persons.

Collection of Personal Information

Stedman collects Personal Information you voluntarily submit to Stedman through the Website.   It is optional for you to utilize this Website.  If you elect to utilize certain aspects of this Website, Stedman may ask you to provide Stedman with certain personal information about yourself, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), company name, email address and telephone number.  When you order products or services, Stedman may also ask you to provide Stedman with your credit card number, expiration date and authentication codes or related information.  If you do not provide certain mandatory information for a particular activity that requires it, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity.  Stedman may offer contests, sweepstakes or other contests that will require you to sign up and provide additional Personal Information.  In that case, Stedman will collect the information provided along with your involvement in such activity.  Additionally, Stedman reserves the right to collect any other information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments, feedback, or forums on the Website.

Stedman may, but are in no way obligated to, provide for referral or tell another programs that allow you to recommend the site or an article to a friend.  If you choose to do so, Stedman will ask for your referral’s name and email address. Stedman will automatically send your friend one or more communications with either the product you have purchased or an invitation for him or her to visit the Website.   The communication will allow the referral to unsubscribe from further communications.  Stedman will collect this information for the sole purpose of sending an invitation to visit the site, sending their product and tracking the success of any referral program.    Stedman will also collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide.  Stedman may use and display your full name and email address to your referral.  Additionally, Stedman uses your email address to contact you about the status of your referral. 

Collection of Anonymous Information

Stedman uses technology to passively collect and store certain anonymous information that is not tied to a specific identified user which may include, but is not limited to your Internet protocol address, browser type and operating system.   Stedman, or our authorized  third-party representatives may use Cookies and navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (URL) to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit, the site you immediately came from and the site you immediately go to after accessing the Website.  It will also collect data about the use of the Website including what programs, applications, advertisements and terms you searched, viewed or clicked.  Should you be directed to any other site from the Website, Stedman is not responsible for the acts of other sites and this Privacy Policy does not apply to that site.

Stedman may engage in remarketing to market our sites across the web. When a user visits our site, a cookie is dropped on the user. Users with this cookie may be targeted across advertising networks to receive relevant advertisements.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Stedman does not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise share for marketing purposes the Personal Information that Stedman collects with any third parties other than third parties working with Stedman. 

In general, Stedman uses Personal Information you provide to provide you access to the Website and its services, to improve the Website, tailor the features to you and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from Stedman or the specific advertisers you inquire about on the Website at your request.

Your Personal Information may be disclosed to third-party service providers who work with Stedman to provide some of the services on the Website and to help Stedman communicate with you.   Examples include, but are not limited to, sending email, analyzing data, marketing, processing payments (including credit card payments), and providing customer service.  We expect our third-party service providers to not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to Stedman.

We may also share some or all of your Personal Information (other than credit card information) with advertisers about whom you have inquired and/or purchased products from the Website.    If you do not want any Personal Information shared with the advertisers, then do not click on their advertisements or purchase their products from the Website. 

Stedman also reserves the right to create Anonymous Information records from the Personal Information you provide by excluding information that Stedman believes in good faith prevents it from being directly identified to a specific user such as your name.  This would include any comments or feedback you provide Stedman which becomes our property and Stedman reserves the right to use any such material with your Personal Information redacted in perpetuity for any reason Stedman deems appropriate including, but not limited to, marketing and or improvement of the Website, without royalties or compensation to you.  Any such Anonymous Information is subject to terms of this Privacy Policy applicable to all Anonymous Information.

Stedman may share some or all of your Personal Information with our affiliated companies that are under a common control, in which case, Stedman will require them to honor this Privacy Policy.

If Stedman goes through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy.  The acquirer of any Personal Information through a business transfer will be subject to this Privacy Policy until revised by the acquirer pursuant to this Privacy Policy. 

Stedman reserves the right to disclose your Personal Information if Stedman believes that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Stedman; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties.   You consent to Stedman sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.

Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information

This Privacy Policy does not limit our use or disclosure of any Anonymous Information in any way, and Stedman reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties in our absolute discretion.

The Ability of Others to View Your Information

When you use the Website, certain information you post or provide on the publicly available portions of the Website, may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside of the control of the Website.  Stedman has no obligations with respect to any information that you post to publicly available parts of the Website. 

Third Party Sites and Advertising

The Website may contain links to other sites.   Stedman is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites and this Privacy Policy does not apply to any other sites.  We make no representation regarding the privacy practices of any other sites regardless whether Stedman advertises on those sites or provide a link to those sites from our Website. 

Ability to Unsubscribe

Should you receive a promotional email from Stedman, you may “opt-out” of receiving additional promotional email communications from Stedman by following the unsubscribe instructions on the emails.   You may also contact Stedman directly at media@stedman-machine.com.   This applies to promotional communications and not administrative communications Stedman feels are necessary to provide the services on the Website. 

Disclaimer of Guaranty of Security

Stedman believes Stedman has taken reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information.  No one can fully guarantee or fully eliminate all risks associated with Personal Information and Stedman makes no such guarantees.

Revisions

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional changes at our discretion.  Stedman will post any such changes to this page and may otherwise post other alerts on the Website or communicate such changes through email.  If you disagree with any such changes, please cease using the Website.  Continued use following the posting of any such changes indicates your acceptance of the changes. 

Minors

This Website is intended for use by those over 18 and minors under the age of 13 may not use the Website.