Privacy Policy2019-01-18T12:32:42+00:00

Privacy Policy

SIMPLE VALVES, which owns www.simplevalves.com, is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors to its website. This privacy policy explains how we collect, store and use personal data about you when you browse www. simplevalves.com (the “Website”) or otherwise provide your personal data to us.

It provides you with details about the types of personal data that we collect from you, how we use your personal data and the rights you have to control our use of your personal data. This policy applied regardless of how the Website is accessed and will cover any technologies or devices by which the Company makes the Website available to you. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using this Website, you confirm that you have read and understood this privacy policy. If you do not want your data to be used as set out in this privacy policy, you should not use this Website.

What information we collect

a. General Readers’ Information

When you browse the Website we may collect, through analytics software such as Google Analytics, the following personal data about you:

  • Your IP address;
  • Your browsing activities.

b. Comments and Contact Forms’ Information

If you decide to let a comment on our website, we may collect the following personal data about you:

  • Your name, company name and e-mail address;
  • Your IP address;
  • Your website;
  • Your consent to allow us to store the collected data.

If you decide to send an inquiry to us, we will collect all the information asked on the specific contact forms that you will use, which may include:

  • Your name, company name and e-mail address;
  • Your IP address;
  • Your phone number;
  • Your country;
  • Information concerning the reason you are contacting us;
  • Your consent to allow us to store the collected data, and to send the collected data to a third party agency (only if in the form you require the service of a third party agency recommended by the Company – see our Terms of Service linked below on this page to learn more about this specific point).

c. Newsletter Subscribers’ Information

When you subscribe to the Website’s newsletter, we may collect the following personal data about you:

  • Your name and e-mail address;
  • Your IP address;
  • Your browsing activities;
  • Your consent to allow us to store the collected data.

Furthermore, if you decide to subscribe to our free newsletter, you’ll receive by e-mail our last published articles and information about services we recommend.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed instructions for unsubscribing at the bottom of each email.

d. Social Media

If you make use of any social media features on our Website (such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Youtube, or others), the social media provider may send us information in line with their policies. That information may include your name, profile picture, gender, friend lists and any other information you have chosen to make available. If you wish to prevent that sharing, you can do so by editing your social media privacy settings or the relevant settings/preferences for other social media providers.

How we may store and use your information

The Company (and third party data processors acting on our behalf) may collect, store and process your personal data:

  • Provide you with this website, and provide you with the content and guide suitable for your needs;
  • With your agreement, to contact you by e-mail about promotional offers and products and services which we think may interest you;
  • For market research purposes;
  • For research, analysis, testing, monitoring, risk management and administrative purposes;
  • For any related purposes, or where we have a legal right or duty to use or disclose your information (including for crime and fraud prevention and related purposes).

In addition, we may collect anonymized details about visitors to our Website for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting purposes.

However, no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymized details that we collect for these purposes.

How we protect your information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information (excepted if a third party acquires all or part of our business and/or assets).

This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

In the event that a third party acquires all or part of our business and/or assets, we may disclose your personal data to that third party in connection with the acquisition. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit or access your personal information.

How you can access your information

  • If you subscribed to our newsletter and wish to unsubscribe from e-mail communications that we send to you, you can do this by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any e-mail newsletter we have sent.
  • If you want to access, delete or modify the information that you sent using one of the Website’s contact forms (or any comment that you let on the Website), you can send a request to admin@simplevalves.com.
  • If you wish to contact us in relation to any personal information you may ask us to access, delete or modify the information that we hold about you by using the contact information that you find below on this page.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at admin@simplevalves.com.