Coatings West

Privacy Statement
Coatings West, Inc. only collects personal information about you if you voluntarily choose to share it with us. We do not rent or sell information concerning our customers to third parties.  We do not send cookies to users of this site.

When you visit www.coatingswest, unless you voluntarily disclose personal information, we do not collect or store any personally identifiable information about you. However, we do collect and store certain data about the use of our website. This is done on an anonymous basis, and the same information is collected for all hits on our servers. The information collected may include the time and date you visited the site, the pages you looked at, and your IP address and domain name. We do not link this information to anything personally identifiable to you. We only use this information for system administration and to help us develop ideas about how we might tailor our site to improve your visit. This information is not rented or sold to third parties and will not be used by us to contact you in any way.

On our Coatings West, Inc. website, there are several opportunities for you to share personal information about yourself with us. This may include information about you such as your interests, your name, and your mailing address and e-mail address. Submission of this information is strictly voluntary. If you choose to share any personal information with us, we may store it and use it for internal marketing research and other marketing purposes, including e-mailing you with special promotions and other programs of interest.  If the information is sent as part of a website evaluation, we may also use the information to contact you about your comments. However, we do not rent or sell your information to another company. In the case of technical requests, certain customer information is shared with our manufacturers.  These providers currently use this information for technical recommendations. These providers may, in the future, use this information to inform you when new data is released or new products become available.

You may decide to send Coatings West, Inc. personally identifying information in an e-mail message which might contain information or inquiries about our products or services. We will use this information to identify you as a potential customer and to respond to the electronic mail. We will only use the information obtained to resolve the issue identified in the e-mail. Coatings West, Inc. never sells e-mail addresses.

We may transfer the personal information that you provide to us within the group of companies we represent in order to provide the products that you request.  Except as specified above, we will only share your personal information with third parties if: we have your consent; we consider that we are required to do so by law; we find that you are in breach of our terms and conditions or any of our policies or usage guidelines for specific products or services; it is necessary in our opinion to do so to prevent, investigate, detect or prosecute criminal offences or attacks on the technical integrity of our site(s) or our network; or it is necessary in our opinion to do so to protect the rights, property, or safety of Coatings West, Inc., its clients or its employees, the users of our website(s), or the public.

Most browsers have the ability to notify you if you change between secure and insecure communications, receive invalid site identification information for the site you are communicating with, or send information over an unsecured connection. We recommend that you enable these browser functions to help ensure that your communications are secure. You can also monitor the URL of the site you are visiting (secure URLs begin with https:// rather than the normal http://), along with the security symbol of your browser (an open or closed padlock in Netscape or a broken or complete key in Internet Explorer) to help identify when you are communicating with a secure server. You can also view the details of the security certificate of the site to which you are connected. We encourage you to use this to check the validity of any site you connect to using secure communications.

You should carefully review security/privacy policies of any third party sites accessible from our site. Other sites accessible through our website have their own policies and data collection, use, and disclosure practices. Please consult each site's policies and practice. Coatings West, Inc. is not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. The information practices of those websites linked from our site are not covered by this Privacy/Security Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information.

For more information on privacy, contact the United States Federal Trade Commission has a web page devoted to providing you with information about protecting your privacy online. Coatings West, Inc. encourages you to familiarize yourself with the concepts discussed on this page.

Privacy/Security Policy changes
This Privacy/Security Policy was last changed on December 31, 2011. If Coatings West, Inc. makes changes to any terms or conditions of this Privacy/Security Policy, these changes will be posted on our websites in a timely manner.

Disclaimer: While we continue to work hard to protect your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure and Coatings West, Inc. cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Transmitting personal information is done at your own risk.