Personal Information We Collect Online
When you visit MachineryPete.com, we do not collect any personally identifiable information without your consent. If you are simply perusing our site and have not registered for any of our specific services, we collect no personally identifiable information from you. In order to register for MachineryPete.com services, however, we require that you provide us with your first and last name (in certain cases business name), and address, including state, postal code, country, and email address. On certain pages within our web site, you are invited to order products and services from MachineryPete.com. In order to complete an online order, information such as name, address (including street name or post office box, city, state, and postal code), credit card number, and email address are required. If you prefer not to provide such information online, but are still interested in receiving MachineryPete.com products and services, you may email us at feedbackMPfeedback@MachineryPete.com, or call our account services staff at: 800-381-0423.
Surveys and Contests
From time to time our web site may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. You need not participate in any such surveys or contests. You have the choice of whether or not to disclose any information in response to the survey or contest questions. Information requested may include contact and demographic information. Contact information may be used by MachineryPete.com to enhance your use of the MachineryPete.com website, for related purposes, and will be used to notify the winners and award prizes of any such surveys or contests.
How We Protect Your Information
MachineryPete.com is dedicated to the security of your personal information, and we take all commercially reasonable precaution to maintain that protection. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data and information accuracy, and to facilitate the appropriate use of information, we have implemented a variety of encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect information stored in our computer systems from unauthorized access. Moreover, we use physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the personal information we may collect online. We also maintain procedural safeguards that restrict access to your personal information to employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who need to know your personal information in order to provide the products and services that you request. Further, encryption technology and tools are used when collecting or transferring sensitive information such as credit card numbers. Additional database content is protected either by means of a two key encryption algorithm Secure Socket Level ("SSL") encryption, and/or behind a firewall using security software.
If you have any questions about the security at MachineryPete.com, please contact us by email at: feedback@MachineryPete.com.
We Do Use "Cookies" To Enhance Your Use of MaachineryPete.com
"Cookies" are small data files stored on your computer's hard drive. They are generated by web sites such as MachineryPete.com to provide users with a personalized and enhanced online experience. By assigning and storing a random user name cookie on your hard drive, we are able to offer you personalized collection, filtering, and delivery of information that we feel will be of the greatest interest and value to you. This includes not only our web site's original content, but also advertisements especially targeted to you in accordance with your content preferences and traffic patterns, as may be revealed by the cookie. Customers’ usage information helps us to improve our web site and our offerings by showing us how different areas of the web site are being used by you and other customers. Please note that while cookies can be used to identify a particular computer hard drive, cookies, alone, cannot be used to reveal or discover the identity of the individual user. Accordingly, your acceptance of our cookie will not compromise your individually anonymity while using our web site. However, if you wish to maintain complete anonymity, you may choose to reject any cookies. If you do choose to reject any cookies from AgWeb.com, you may still use our web site although certain functions and applications may not work as a result, and you will not benefit from the personalized and enhanced services discussed throughout this policy.
Our Use of Your Personal Information
Our primary use of the personal information that you volunteer to provide to us, is to contact you regarding products, services, and information we believe you would find useful. MachineryPete.com also may store and use your personal information for our own internal purposes including list management and demographic matching with other internal database information.
Additionally, composite or aggregate tracking information generated by certain cookies for traffic accounting and content analysis may be shared with third parties for the purpose of documenting site activity and other trends. We emphasize that the foregoing statistical information is not directly linked to any personal information and cannot be used to identify you or any individual user of our web site.
Although we, at times, may share your personal information with other companies or organizations that have a product or service we believe may be of interest to you, you always have the right to direct us not to share such information with third parties (see "Choice" below).
MachineryPete.com is operated in the United States. Please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States if you are not already in the United States. By using this website and/or providing us with your personal information through this website, you consent to this transfer of information.
Our Retention of Your Personally Identifiable Information and Data
If you register with MachineryPete.com, we will store and maintain the personally identifiable information you have volunteered to provide to us for so long as you remain an MachineryPete.com registrant and have not directed us otherwise, or for so long as we are required by law to retain such information. Our retention of your data allows us to continue to provide you with highly personalized services.
MachineryPete.com believes that choice is one of the most important privacy principles. Accordingly, you have the choice and option to not submit any personally identifiable information to us (although under such circumstances you would be unable to register as a user). You also may choose to submit only those mandatory fields of data absolutely required for registration on our web site. Finally, you may choose to limit the use of or access to your personally identifiable information by requesting that we refrain from sharing all such information with any third parties. Accordingly, you may "opt out" in this way at any time simply by contacting us at: feedback@MachineryPete.com.
Likewise, should you prefer not to receive email communications from us, we provide a mechanism for opting out of this service by turning off the box that states "Yes, I'm willing to receive email updates pertaining to special promotions and upcoming events relevant to my business." Additionally, each email message that we send you will clearly state how you may remove your name from the email list and from receiving future emails. Please note that you will not be able to opt out with regard to the collection and disclosure of aggregate information. Such aggregate information does not include any personally identifiable information that can specifically be linked or connected with any of your personal identifiable information. Such aggregate information reflects the combined statistical analysis of various aspects of site usage.
Access and Accuracy
MachineryPete.com aims to keep your personally identifiable information as accurate as possible. As an online user, you will have the opportunity to access and change your information at any time. Should you at any time desire to remove your name from our list of MachineryPete.com registrants, you may contact us at: feedback@MachineryPete.com. After receipt of such a request, we will remove your personal information from our records as soon as commercially reasonable.
Links To Third Party Web Sites; Online Discussions
Our web site contains links to other web sites or to third party web sites. We cannot and do not control any of those third party web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies and privacy statements of each and every web site that our users may access or link to, and which may collect personal identifiably information. Please note that MachineryPete.com does not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of any such third party web sites. Moreover, MachineryPete.com specifically disclaims any or all responsibility for any subsequent use by any third party web sites of an email address or any other personally identifiable information that has been posted by any user on any page or section of the MachineryPete.com site.
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