Collection, Use and Transfer of Your Information
You can visit most of The Cooper Group, Inc. site without disclosing your personally-identifiable information (“personal data”). However, you may choose to provide us with your personal data, for example when you contact us, register for e-mails, seminars, activities and programs available on our website or when you request information or services. You also may decide to provide us voluntarily with personal data of a third person, such as your spouse, colleague or friend. In such case, we assume that you have the unrestricted permission of such person to provide his personal data to The Cooper Group, Inc. The Cooper Group, Inc. may use suppliers to collect, process, store, use, analyze and/or transfer the data on its behalf. In such cases, it is the practice of The Cooper Group, Inc. to require that these suppliers handle the personal data they process or transfer in a manner consistent with The Cooper Group, Inc.’s policies. By submitting the personal data to us, you acknowledge and agree with your data being processed and/or transferred on The Cooper Group, Inc.’s behalf by its suppliers. The Cooper Group, Inc. will handle the information we learn from you from your visit to our website in the following manner:
If you visit our site to read or download information, such as news, product information, case studies or articles:
We may collect process or transfer only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We may use “cookies” and/or technologies to collect personally non-identifiable information from your visits to our website to enhance your overall site experience and for statistical purposes. You can set your browser to turn off “cookies” or to warn you when a website attempts to place a “cookie” on your computer. However, if you turn off the “cookies”, some websites may not work properly.
If you submit personal data when visiting a website of The Cooper Group, Inc.:
If you are a client, or are part of a client organization, or are a subcontractor:
Personal data you provide to The Cooper Group, Inc., including personal data of a third party, such as your spouse, colleague and friend may be collected, stored, used and transferred as necessary for The Cooper Group, Inc. to carry out business or seek potential business in the future with your company. If you provide us with personal data, whether in the form of an e-mail, business card, orally during business meeting or otherwise, we assume that you have granted us a permission to collect, store, use and transfer such information with no limitations even in and to countries where the level of data protection may not be commensurate with the high standard of protection adopted by certain countries, such as the standard suggested by the EU Data Protection Directive. We also assume that you have unrestricted permission from the third party for the transfer of its personal data.
Disclosure Required by Law
Please be aware that it is possible that personal data you provide to The Cooper Group, Inc. may be subject to disclosure under the law (e.g. pursuant to a statutory provision, a court order or a subpoena).
Sensitive Personal Information
Correction, Update and Deletion of the personal data
The Cooper Group, Inc. will provide you with a possibility to ensure that the personal data you provided to us is accurate and up to date. You can request the correction, update and deletion of your personal information via e-mail. We will use reasonable efforts to contact you regarding your request.
In case you chose to be on a mailing list for periodic email updates regarding The Cooper Group, Inc. services and events, you can also send us a notification that you no longer want to receive such information. We will honor your choice and refrain from sending you such announcements. You may change your choice at any time.
To update or delete your data or correct an inaccuracy, we may ask you to verify your identity and cooperate with us in our effort.
Security of Your Personal Information
The Cooper Group, Inc. uses various organizational and technical measures to protect your privacy and avoid unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data. However, you should note that no transfer of data over the Internet is completely secure. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your data on our systems, when the data is transferred over the Internet, it may be accessed and used by unauthorized third parties. The Cooper Group, Inc. has no control over the performance, reliability, availability or security of Internet and does not warrant that any information transfer via Internet or any communication through Internet is secure. The Cooper Group, Inc. shall not be liable for any disclosure, unauthorized use, loss, damage, expense, harm or inconvenience resulting from the loss, delay, interception, corruption, intervention, misuse or alteration of any personal information due to any reason beyond The Cooper Group, Inc.’s reasonable control.
Children’s Personal Information
The Cooper Group, Inc.net is a site not targeted to children and is not intended to collect personal data from children under age of 15.
If you have questions regarding privacy of your personal information you submit to us through our website, please contact us via e-mail.