This policy statement discloses the privacy practices of www.sgcusa.com, the official Web site of SGCUSA. As a company, we want to build user trust and confidence on the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. SGCUSA demonstrates this commitment to privacy by disclosing our information practices. This includes notification of:
- Personally identifiable information – including name, mailing address, e-mail address and payment information – that is collected through our web site
- The organization that is collecting the information
- How personally identifiable information is used
- With whom personally identifiable information may be shared
- What choices are available regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information
- The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under SGCUSA’s control.
Information Collection and Use
SGCUSA is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. SGCUSA will never sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from those disclosed in this statement.
In order to use certain portions of this web site, a user must complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give his or her contact information (such as name and e-mail address). This information is used to contact the user about the products and/or services on our site for which they have expressed interest, as well as store this information in our database for any subsequent future orders. This information will never be passed on contrary to uses disclosed in this statement.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. After a user closes his or her browser, cookies may stay active for a period of 14 days so users do not have to re-enter registration information. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user might be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies can also enable SGCUSA to track and target the interests of users to enhance the experience on our site.
SGCUSA uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
SGCUSA will not share aggregated demographic information with anybody.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that SGCUSA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. SGCUSA encourages our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.
Surveys & Promotions
From time-to-time our site requests information from users in connection with surveys, contests, promotions, or bulletin boards. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include personally identifiable information, such as name, mailing address and e-mail address, as well as demographic information, such as zip code. The information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
SGCUSA takes every precaution to protect our user’s information. No credit card information is stored on our site. All customer orders are held in the strictest confidence. SGCUSA will not disclose or sell ANY customer information such as e-mail addresses, names, telephone numbers, or physical addresses. We value our customers and their privacy. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, your information is protected both online and off-line. If you have any questions about the security at our web site, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.