China Cathay Machinery Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiaries are committed to protecting your privacy. This statement explains the steps we take to protect your personal data when you visit our Web sites. It describes what categories of personal data we collect, the purposes for which we use those data, your choices regarding use of your data, our security measures, and how you can review and correct your data. By accessing our Web sites, you consent to the data collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
Data collected automatically. We collect certain data about all visitors to our Web sites, including what pages they view, the number of bytes transferred, the links they click, and other actions taken within our Web sites. On Web sites to which you logon, we may connect this information with your identity to determine your potential interests in our products and services. We may also use this information to improve our security measures. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every Web site you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, the date and time you access the site, and the Web site from which you linked to our site. We do not link these data to your identity.
Cathay is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal data you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in facilities to which access is limited. When you move around a site to which you have logged in, or from one site to another that uses the same login mechanism, we verify your identity by means of an encrypted cookie placed on your machine. When you place an order with us, view account information, or provide financial information, we protect the transmission of such data using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption.
In some cases, you can review and correct personal data provided through our Web sites by going to the page on which you provided the data. You can always make a request to review and correct your personal data collected via our Web sites by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing you access to your personal data. You can help us to keep your data accurate by notifying us of any change to your mailing address, phone number, or e-mail address.
Personal data collected on our Web sites may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Cathay or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or joint ventures maintain facilities. By choosing to use our Web sites and to provide data to them, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Except as described below, personal data that you provide to Cathay via our Web sites will not be shared outside of Cathay, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its joint ventures without your consent.
Disclosure to service providers. Cathay contracts with other companies to provide services on our behalf, such as hosting Web sites, sending out information, processing transactions, and analyzing our Web sites. We provide these companies with only those elements of your personal data they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using those personal data for any other purposes
Disclosures in connection with acquisitions or divestitures. Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons Cathay decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize particular businesses. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal data to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is Cathay's practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
Disclosure on collaborative Web sites. Some of our Web sites promote collaboration among registered users with respect to a particular area or topic. On those Web sites, we may share your username with other participants to label comments or suggestions that you make as yours. We do not, however, share your name, contact details, or other personal data with other users of those collaborative Web sites.
Disclosure for other reasons. We may disclose personal data if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual