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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Waupaca Foundry. This statement discloses the information practices for Waupaca Foundry Web sites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
 
Waupaca Foundry abides by the Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the United States Department Of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of information collected from the European Union by a Web site on the waupacafoundry.com domain.

Personal Information

In general, you can visit Waupaca Foundry on the Internet without telling who you are and without giving any personal information about yourself. There are times, however, when Waupaca Foundry’s partners or Waupaca Foundry may need information from you.
 
You may choose to provide personal information in a variety of situations. For example, you may want to give information, such as your name and address or e-mail id, to correspond with you, to process an order, or to provide you with a subscription. You may provide your credit card details to buy something from Waupaca Foundry or a description of your education and work experience in connection with a job opening that you wish to be considered for. Waupaca Foundry intends to let you know how such information will be used before collecting it; if you tell us that you do not want us to use this information to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling your requests, your wishes will be respected. If you give personal information about somebody else, such as a spouse or work colleague, Waupaca Foundry will assume that you have his or her permission to do so.

 

Using and Sharing Personal Information

The following paragraphs describe in more detail how Waupaca Foundry may use your personal information and with whom it may be shared. Depending on the type of Waupaca Foundry Web site you are visiting, one or more of the paragraphs may apply. For example, if you order a product from a Waupaca Foundry Web site, your information will be handled as described in such paragraphs as Fulfilling Your Transaction Request and Marketing Use.

 

Fulfilling Your Transaction Request

If you request something from an Waupaca Foundry Web site, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, Waupaca Foundry will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help do this, Waupaca Foundry may share information, with others, for instance, other parts of Waupaca Foundry, Waupaca Foundry's Business Partners, financial institutions, shipping companies, postal or government authorities (for example, Customs authorities) involved in fulfillment. In connection with a transaction you may be contacted as part of customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.

 

Marketing Use  

The information you provide to Waupaca Foundry on certain Waupaca Foundry Web sites may also be used by Waupaca Foundry and selected third parties for marketing purposes. Before it is used, however, you will be offered the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your information used in this way.

 

Waupaca Foundry Human Resources Web Sites (including Recruitment)

In connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on Waupaca Foundry Web site or otherwise, you may provide Waupaca Foundry with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. Waupaca Foundry may use this information throughout the company and its related entities for the purpose of employment consideration or your inquiry. Except where you state not to, Waupaca Foundry will keep the information for future consideration.

 

Information for Business Partners

If you represent a Waupaca Foundry Business Partner, you may visit a Waupaca Foundry Web site intended specifically for Waupaca Foundry Business Partners. Waupaca Foundry may use information provided on that site to administer and develop the business relationship with you, the Business Partner you represent, and Waupaca Foundry Business Partners generally. For instance, this may involve using your information to send you details of Waupaca Foundry Business Partner programs. It may also include sharing certain information with other Business Partners (subject to any confidentiality obligations that may exist), or Waupaca Foundry customers or prospects. In connection with a particular transaction or program, Waupaca Foundry may also contact you as part of customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.

 

Waupaca Foundry Supplier Administration

If you represent a Waupaca Foundry supplier, you may visit a Waupaca Foundry Web site intended specifically for use by Waupaca Foundry suppliers. Waupaca Foundry may use the information provided on that site in connection with entering into or performing a transaction with you. For example, this may include sharing information with other parts of Waupaca Foundry, Waupaca Foundry's Business Partners, customers, shipping companies, financial institutions, postal or government authorities involved in fulfillment. It may also be used to administer and develop our relationship with you, the supplier you represent and/or other Waupaca Foundry suppliers generally.

 

Waupaca Foundry Discussion Forums and Chat Rooms 

If you participate in a Waupaca Foundry discussion forum or chat room, you should be aware that the information you provide there will be made broadly available to others, potentially inside or outside Waupaca Foundry, who have access to that discussion forum or chat room. Also, please recognize that individual forums and chat rooms may have additional rules and conditions. Each participant's opinion on a forum or chat room is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of Waupaca Foundry.

 

Other Waupaca Foundry Web Site Notices  

In some cases, specific Waupaca Foundry Web sites may contain other notices about their use and the information practices applicable to those sites.

 

Our Worldwide Practices  

Waupaca Foundry is a global organization, with legal entities, business processes, management structures, and technical systems that cross borders.
 
Privacy practices are designed to provide protection for your personal information, all over the world.
 
Waupaca Foundry may share your personal information within Waupaca Foundry and transfer it to countries in the world where Waupaca Foundry does business.
 
Some countries may provide less legal protection for your information. In such countries Waupaca Foundry will still handle information in the manner described here.

 

Information Security and Quality

Waupaca Foundry intends to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. Waupaca Foundry implements appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.

 

Supplementing Information 

From time to time Waupaca Foundry may supplement information you give us via an Waupaca Foundry Web site with information from other sources, such as information validating your address or other available information about businesses. This is to help maintain the accuracy of the information collected and to help us provide a better service.

 

Use of Suppliers

In some cases Waupaca Foundry uses suppliers to collect, use, analyze and otherwise process information on its behalf. It is Waupaca Foundry's practice to require such suppliers to handle information in a manner consistent with Waupaca Foundry's policies.

 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, Waupaca Foundry decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is Waupaca Foundry’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.

 

Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Technologies

We sometimes collect non-identifiable information from visits to Web sites to help provide better customer service. For example, Waupaca Foundry keeps track of the domains from which people visit, and also measures visitor activity on Waupaca Foundry Web sites, but it is done so in ways that keep the information non-identifiable. This information is sometimes known as "clickstream data." Waupaca Foundry or others on Waupaca Foundry's behalf may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help provide better customer service.
 
Also, when collect personal data is collected from you in a transaction, Waupaca Foundry may extract some information about that transaction in a non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable information such as clickstream data. This information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level. If you do not want your transaction details used in this manner you can disable your cookies.
 
Waupaca Foundry collects the information mentioned in the previous paragraphs through the use of various technologies, including one called "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. Some Waupaca Foundry pages use cookies, sent by Waupaca Foundry or its third party vendors, or other technologies to better serve you when you return to the Web site. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, however, some Web sites may not work properly.
 
Some Waupaca Foundry Web sites also use Web beacon or other technologies to better tailor those sites to provide better customer service. These technologies may be in use on a number of pages across Waupaca Foundry's Web sites. When a visitor accesses these pages, a non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be processed by Waupaca Foundry or by suppliers. These Web beacons usually work in conjunction with cookies. If you don't want your cookie information to be associated with your visits to these pages, you can set your browser to turn off cookies.
 
If you turn off cookies, Web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to these pages, but the notices they generate cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information and are disregarded. For more information, please see "How to work with Cookies".

 

Service Quality Monitoring

Certain Web transactions may also involve you calling Waupaca Foundry or Waupaca Foundry calling you. Please be aware that it is Waupaca Foundry's general practice to monitor and in some cases record such calls for staff training or quality assurance purposes.

 

Online Advertising

Certain companies help Waupaca Foundry deliver interactive on-line advertising such as banner ads. These companies may collect and use information about customers to help Waupaca Foundry better understand the offers, promotions, and types of advertising that are most appealing to customers. After it is collected the information is aggregated so it is not identifiable to a specific individual. If, however, you would prefer that these companies not collect such information, please visit www.networkadvertising.org and follow the "opt-out" instructions.

 

Personalized URL Link

On occasion, Waupaca Foundry may personalize and customize Web sites for certain visitors. If you visit one of these sites, you may find it customized with references to products and/or services that Waupaca Foundry believes may be of interest to you, based on your previous interactions with Waupaca Foundry and information you have provided. While you are visiting these Web sites, Waupaca Foundry may collect information about your visit to better tailor the site to your interests. An invitation to visit one of these Web sites is usually presented as a personalized URL in an e-mail, a notice on a Web site registration page, or as a response to you logging on to a certain Web site.
 
If you choose to visit one of these Web sites, you are agreeing to let Waupaca Foundry collect information about your visits and also to its association with other information about you and your relationship with Waupaca Foundry. If you do not wish your information to be used in this way, do not accept the invitation to visit these sites.

 

Disclosures Required By Law

Please be aware that in certain circumstances, it is possible that personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders.

 

Privacy Technology

Technology will increasingly help give you more control over your personal information. It will also help organizations to manage their privacy practices and policies. As an information technology provider, Waupaca Foundry actively supports the development of privacy technologies to help achieve these goals and to help create greater trust and confidence in the way personal information is handled.
 
Other products and services are available which can assist you with the control of your personal information while navigating the Web. See http://www.privacyalliance.org/ resources/rulesntools.shtml for an overview of many privacy-related tools. Please note that Waupaca Foundry has not formally evaluated these tools.

 

Links to non-Waupaca Foundry Web Sites

Waupaca Foundry Web sites may contain links to other Web sites. Waupaca Foundry is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other Web sites.

 

Notification of Changes 

This privacy statement was last updated on 10/16/2014. A notice will be posted on the Web site home page for 30 days whenever this privacy statement is changed in a material way.

 

Privacy Questions and Access 

If you have a question about this statement, you can send an email to the Waupaca Foundry Web site coordinator. The address for this is waupaca.legal@waupacafoundry.com. You can also contact this address if you have a question about Waupaca Foundry's handling of your information.
 
If you have questions or concerns regarding the site's privacy statement, you should first contact Waupaca Foundry directly. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact TRUSTe online at http://www.truste.org/users/users_watchdog.html. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with the Web site to resolve your concerns.
 
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