Product Information and Offers
The email address information that you provide on the Site may be used to contact you about other product and service offers from Tower. If you do not wish to receive these kinds of communications, you can opt out by simply notifying us that you do not wish to receive these kinds of communications by emailing us at [email protected]
Significant Announcements by Email
Tower may also use your registered name and email address to provide you with significant announcements about Site functions or services that you are registered to use, about this Site, about any user account you may create, about fulfillment of a specific transaction you have requested, or about other significant developments that may affect your use of the Site. You can opt out of email at [email protected]
Additional Information for Specific Purposes
This Site may request additional information from you on product order forms or other online transaction forms. Such forms may require you to provide contact information (such as name and mailing or shipping address) and payment information (such as credit card number and credit card expiration date). Information that you provide in this way may be used for billing and accounting purposes, for recording products or services that you have bought and to fulfill your orders. Tower may use this contact information to communicate about orders, products, services, or fees or charges.
Tower may use an outside shipping company to ship orders and uses a credit card processing company to process payments for goods and services. These companies have access to user information in order to perform their functions.
Communications with Others
The Site may allow you to contribute to one or more blogs or communicate with third parties by means of online functions. If you choose to disclose your identity to third parties using any Site function or service, you do so at your own risk. Tower is not responsible for the privacy or security of any information, personal or otherwise that you may choose to communicate or exchange using the functionality of the Site. Each item of information or any materials you contribute for such purposes are your “Public Content.” Public Content must be content and information that you have a right to disclose and transfer and must not violate any other person’s privacy or intellectual property rights.
Tower may track the Site to analyze trends, administer the Site, track your actions and use of the Site, record transactions, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.
Tower may share aggregated demographic and usage information with third parties for marketing purposes, to improve products and service offerings, and to any governmental agency or court who Tower believes in good faith it would be appropriate to share such information with.
When a Site’s registration/order form asks users to enter financial information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected during transmission through the Internet using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software. You should see the lock icon on the bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked or open when you are just surfing [email protected]
Correction/Updating of Personal Information
If you provide personally identifiable information changes (such as an email address or zip code), Tower will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove your personal data. This can usually be done at the My Account page. However, you should also contact us by emailing www.toweroptical.com
Protection of Minors
Tower does not knowingly, nor does it wish, to collect any private information from minors. Minors (under the age of 18) are not permitted to register on this Site or use any functionality for which registration is required.
Business or Asset Transfer or Sale
Tower might be sold, might sell or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or Tower might merge with another business. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Tower, a line of business of Tower, or substantially all the assets of Tower are transferred, customer information may well be one of the transferred assets. Tower will make reasonable effort to provide notice on the Site and to notify you via email to the most recent email address that you have provided to Tower of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Release of Information for Legal Reasons
Tower may release information concerning your use of Tower’s site or inquiry into and/or purchase of its services and/or products (including, but not limited to, posted Public Content, registration information, and network records) when it believes in good faith that such release is appropriate to comply with the law (including, but not limited to, pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order), to protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the Site, to protect Tower’s rights or property, enforce any contract between you and Tower, or if Tower reasonably believes that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person or the violation of any law or regulation, whether local, state, federal or international, requires disclosure.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident and request information about how to exercise your third party disclosure choices, send a request to the following email address: [email protected]