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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us, and accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

Personal/Company Data Collection

Data is collected directly from visitors. In most instances, you can visit our websites without providing any personal/company data. However, on some pages, we may ask you for personal/company data to provide a service or carry out a transaction you request. If you are accessing this website on behalf of another person or a company or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you have full authority to provide the personal/company data given. The personal/company data that we collect may include:

  • contact details, such as your name, title, company/organization name, email address, telephone and fax numbers, and physical address
  • information about your company and job position
  • your preferences with respect to email marketing
  • information such as your nationality and country of residence that allows us to determine your eligibility under export control regulations to receive information about certain technologies
  • your inquiries about and orders for our products and services, as well as information that assists us in identifying the best products and services for you
  • contest entry and event registration information
  • feedback from you about our products and services, including our websites

You are not required to provide this information. However, if you choose not to, we may not be able to provide you the requested service or complete your transaction. Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected. We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for no other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.  Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

Data Collected Automatically

We collect certain data about all visitors to our websites, including what pages they view, the number of bytes transferred, the links they click, and other actions taken within our websites. On websites to which you logon with a username and password, we may use this information along with personal data you have provided to determine your potential interests in our products and services. We may also use this information to improve our security measures. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, the date and time you access the site, and the website from which you linked to our site. We do not link these data to your identity. We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Our Use of Personal/Company Data

Bristol Compressors International will not sell, rent or lease your personal/company information to others except as provided in this statement. We will use personal data only for the purposes set forth below.

Services and Transactions.

We use personal data to deliver services or execute transactions you request, such as providing information about Bristol Compressors International products and services, processing orders, answering customer service requests, facilitating use of our websites, and so forth. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in interacting with Bristol Compressors International, information collected by our websites may be combined with information we collect by other means.

Website Improvement.

We may use data about you to improve our websites (including our security measures) and related products or services, or to make our websites easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information, or by customizing our websites to your particular preference or interests.

Marketing Communications.

With your permission, we may use personal data to inform you of products or services available from Bristol Compressors International. When collecting information that might be used to contact you about our products and services, we give you the opportunity to opt-out from receiving such communications. Moreover, each email communication we send includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication. If you elect to unsubscribe, we will remove you from the relevant list within 10 business days.

Bristol Compressors International will not share the personal/company information you provide to third parties without your permission, unless to: (i) respond to duly authorized information requests of police and governmental authorities; (ii) to comply with any law, regulations, subpoena, or court order; (iii) investigate and help prevent security threats, fraud or other malicious activity, as determined by Bristol Compressors International; (iv) to enforce/protect the rights and properties of Bristol Compressors International or its subsidiaries; or (v) to protect the rights and personal safety of Bristol Compressors International , our employees, and third parties on or using Bristol Compressors International property when allowed and in line with the requirements of applicable law.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that websites save to your hard disk or to your browser's memory. Our websites may use them to track the number of times you have visited the website, to track the number of visitors to the website, to determine and analyze visitors' use of our websites, to store data that you provide (such as your preferences), and to store technical information related to your interactions with our websites. We may also use session cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser, to store your user ID, to facilitate your movement around our websites (particularly in connection with information searches and order placement) and other information useful in administering the session.

Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to experience all of the features of our websites. Internet browsers also enable you to delete existing cookies, although this means that your existing settings (including stored user IDs and other preferences) will be lost.

Web Beacons

Our sites also may contain electronic images known as Web beacons—sometimes called single-pixel gifs—that allow us to count the number of users who have visited those pages. We may include Web beacons in promotional email messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon, including whether the recipient clicked on a link in the email or forwarded the email to another person. 

Retention and Security of Personal/Company Data

We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.