Privacy Policy



Sweed Machinery, Inc. (“Sweed” or “we”) recognizes the importance of the privacy of all Users we communicate with. This Privacy Policy manages the manner in which Sweed collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from Users (each, a “User”) of the http://www.sweed.com website (“Site”). The use of information collected through our marketing channels are limited to the purpose of providing the information, service, assistance, or product for which the User has engaged. Use of our Site, and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions. This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Sweed Machinery, Inc.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION: We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, download any content, submit a request for quote, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and/or credit card information. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can visit our Site anonymously. Users may also refuse to supply such personal information; however, it may prevent them from engaging in Site related activity.

NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION: We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include (but is not limited to) a User’s technical information used to access our Site including a User’s internet connection details, operating system, service provider, IP address and other similar technical information.

WEB BROWSER COOKIES: Cookies allow a User to navigate between web pages efficiently by storing a User’s preference. Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance a User’s experience. The User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about the User. A User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being used. However, doing so may prevent the User from engaging in Site related activity and potentially cause some features of the Site to not function correctly.

FROM THIRD PARTIES: Through our website, and/or marketing campaigns, Sweed may partner with third parties whose privacy practices differ from our own. If a User submits personal information to any of those websites, that information is managed by the website they’ve submitted the information to. Sweed encourages Users to carefully read the Privacy Policy of any website that they visit. A User’s internet activity on any other website, including websites which may be linked to Sweed’s Site, is subject to that website’s own Privacy Policy.

HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION

Sweed is committed to only collecting the minimum amount of data from a User to fulfill the purpose of our customer service activities. Sweed may collect and use a User’s personal information for the following reasons:

To Improve Customer Service
Information a User provides assists us in responding to a User’s customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To Personalize User Experience
Sweed may use a User’s combined information to understand how our Users use the resources and information provided on our Site by customizing content, products and services that are offered and relevant to the User.

To Improve Our Site
Sweed may use User feedback to improve our products and services.

To Process Payments
Sweed may use the information Users provide when placing an order only to provide service for that order. Sweed does not share payment information with any outside party except to process payments.


To Send Occasional Emails
Sweed may use an email address to send User information and updates pertaining to a User’s order. These types of person-to-person emails are a means of communication between a Sweed representative and the User. A person-to-person email from Sweed in this regard may include (but is not limited to) responding to a User’s inquiry, questions, technical assistance, requests for quotations, and/or any other request originally initiated by the User. If a User opts in to Sweed’s e-mail list, via a subscribe button, or by submitting their email address through our website in order to obtain information and/or resources, that User may also receive emails that include (but not limited to) company news, updates, related product and/or service information. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, unsubscribe instructions can be found at the bottom of each such email. A User may also contact Sweed via our Site to make an unsubscribe request.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Sweed does not sell, trade, or rent User’s personal identification information to others. Sweed may share generic aggregated information that is not linked to a User’s personal identification information with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes stated within this Privacy Policy. Sweed may also use third parties to assist us in operating our business, Site, or administer marketing related activities (that a User has opted in to) on our behalf. Sweed may share a User’s information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that the User has given us their permission.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

Sweed adopts appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access to a User’s personal information. Sensitive and private data exchanges utilizing a User’s personal information is encrypted and happens over an SSL secured channel.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Sweed Machinery, Inc. may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any changes, Sweed will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices and our attempt to protect a User’s personal identification information. Users acknowledge and agree that it is their responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be made aware of any modifications.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this Site, Users automatically signify acceptance of this policy. If a User does not agree to this policy, please do not use Sweed’s Site. User’s continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed acceptance of those changes.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Policy, the practices of Sweed’s Site, or interation with this Site, please contact:

653 2nd Ave
Gold Hill, OR 97525
Toll Free: 1-800-888-1352
P: (541) 855-1512
F: (541) 855-1165

E: info@sweed.com

H: Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 25, 2018.