Effective as of January 2007
COLLECTION: COLLECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (“PII”) BY LaValley Building Supply
LaValley Building Supply collects personally identifiable information (“PII”–that is, information such as your full name, email address, mailing address or telephone number) when you voluntarily submit the information to us in order to subscribe to LaValley Building Supply magazine or our online newsletter, to participate in activities like surveys, polls, forums, chats or bulletin boards, to register for activities on our web site, or because you want us to furnish you with products, services or information. On those occasions when we obtain PII from a third party, we use only reputable sources of such information.
Cookies are small bits of information that the Internet site operated by LaValley Building Supply places on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies remember information about your activities on our site and enable LaValley Building Supply to make your visits to our site more enjoyable. For example, cookies can store your password for easy logon to our site on a subsequent visit or can save your preferences for a personalized home page. The cookie itself does not contain PII.
NOTICE: LaValley Building Supply WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH NOTICE ABOUT ITS PII COLLECTION PRACTICES
When you voluntarily provide PII to LaValley Building Supply collects PII from you, we will make sure you are informed about who is collecting the information, how and why the information is being collected and the types of uses LaValley Building Supply will make of the information.
This Policy describes the types of other companies that may want to send you information about their products and services and therefore may want to share your personal information (See “Use” below). However, LaValley Building Supply will notify you of your options regarding our use of your personally identifiable information, including whether we can share it with outside companies (See “Choice” below).
LaValley Building Supply’s web site may also be linked to sites operated by companies affiliated with LaValley Building Supply (i.e., Middleton Building Supply, Diprizio Pine Sales, Preferred Building Systems). Although LaValley Building Supply entities adhere to the Group’s Privacy Principles, Visitors to those affiliated sites should still refer to their separate privacy policies and practices, which may differ in some respects from this Policy.
CHOICE: LaValley Building Supply WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH CHOICES ABOUT THE USE OF YOUR PII
LaValley Building Supply will provide you with the opportunity to choose whether your PII may be used for purposes different from the purpose for which it was submitted. You will also be able to instruct us not to share your PII with companies that are not affiliated with LaValley Building Supply.
USE: LaValley Building Supply’s USE OF PII
LaValley Building Supply will use your PII in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. If LaValley Building Supply obtains PII from a third party, such as a business partner, our use of that information is governed by this Policy and only for the purpose for which it is submitted, unless other uses are disclosed at the time of collection and you allow us to use your information in these other ways.
LaValley Building Supply may share your PII with companies that are affiliated with us, that is–i.e., (i.e., Middleton Building Supply, Diprizio Pine Sales, Preferred Building Systems). LaValley Building Supply may also share your PII with companies that are not affiliated with LaValley Building Supply, but would like to send you information about their products and services. For example, our subscriber list may be shared with other publications you might be interested in receiving. If you do not want your name included on lists shared with third parties, please write us a note indicating your desire in this matter and enclose the mailing label from one of the issues you have received as a subscriber. Send you letter to Customer Service, LaValley Building Supply, PO Box 267, Newport NH 03773. If you subscribe to LaValley Building Supply online, we may also share your e-mail address with third party vendors that offer related products and/or services that many of our readers find beneficial. However, you will have the opportunity to instruct us not to share your e-mail address with these companies.
LaValley Building Supply employees, agents and contractors must have a legitimate business reason to obtain access to your PII. LaValley Building Supply may share your PII with outside contractors or agents who help us to fulfill your subscription to our magazine or to manage other activities that involve the collection of PII, but they may only use your PII to provide LaValley Building Supply with a specific service and not for any other purpose.
If LaValley Building Supply obtains PII from a third party, such as a business partner, our use of this information is governed by this Policy. There may be instances when LaValley Building Supply may disclose PII without providing you with a choice in order to protect the rights of LaValley Building Supply, other companies within the LaValley Business Group or their employees, agents and contractors; be required to disclose PII to comply with legal requirements, such as a court order, and to protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites; to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or to comply with the law or legal process. In addition, if LaValley Building Supply sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, LaValley Building Supply may transfer your PII to a third party as part of that transaction.
SECURITY: LaValley Building Supply PROTECTS THE SECURITY OF PII
LaValley Building Supply uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard PII in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. In addition, LaValley Building Supply uses reasonable methods to make sure that PII is accurate, up-to-date and appropriately complete.
ACCESS: HOW TO ACCESS, CORRECT OR DELETE YOUR PII
If you want to review the PII LaValley Building Supply has collected from you, change or correct your PII or stop all future subscriptions or communications from LaValley Building Supply, please click on Customer Service or write Customer Service, LaValley Building Supply, PO Box 267, Newport NH 03773.
REMEDIES AND COMPLIANCE: HOW TO CONTACT LaValley Building Supply ABOUT PRIVACY CONCERNS