Privacy Policy

1. Sites covered by this Policy Statement

This Privacy Statement applies to any and all websites and domains owned by Ade & Company Inc. ("Ade & Company websites.")

Links to non Ade & Company websites

The Ade & Company websites may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave the Ade & Company website. Ade & Company does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from Ade & Company's. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the Ade & Company Privacy Statement. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information. Some third-party companies may choose to share their personal data with Ade & Company that sharing is governed by that third-party company's privacy policy.

2. Types of information we collect

This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting.

Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. Ade & Company uses personal information to understand better your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your customer relationship with Ade & Company. We take seriously the trust you place in us. Ade & Company will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others.

On the Ade & Company websites, you can order services, request information, or apply for a job at Ade & Company. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, billing and transaction information, credit card information, contact preferences, educational and employment background, and job interest data.

Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not associated with a specific personal identity. Ade & Company collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the Ade & Company websites.

Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the Ade & Company websites, unique URLs visited within our website, browser type and IP address. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies.

3. Children’s Privacy

Ade & Company is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. Ade & Company does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and Ade & Company does not target its websites to children under 13.

4. How we use your information

Ade & Company uses your personal information to provide you with services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on services and benefits, and to personalize promotional offers. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding Ade & Company products or services. We will give you the opportunity to choose your privacy preferences regarding such communications. You may, at any point, contact us to request an opt-on on future communication. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and fraud prevention. This information is not used for any other purpose by our financial services providers or Ade & Company.

Personal data collected online may also be combined with information you provide Ade & Company through other sources, including public events such as trade shows or seminars.

Personal data given to Ade & Company may be transferred across state, provincial and/or country borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage and simplified customer information management.

Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about Ade & Company website usability, performance and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.

5. Who we share your information with

Ade & Company will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. Ade & Company will not share your personal information with third parties except in responding to your requests for services. Your permission will be requested when you submit your information. Ade & Company shares customer information across Ade & Company-related business entities and companies working on our behalf, but only as required to meet your service requirements.

Ade & Company occasionally may contract with third-party service providers to deliver complete services and customer solutions. Suppliers and service providers are required to keep confidential the information received on behalf of Ade & Company and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Ade & Company. These service providers may change or we may contract with additional service providers to better accommodate our customers. Ade & Company will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law.

Ade & Company or its related entities could merge with or be acquired by another business entity or some or all of their respective assets could be acquired. If such a combination or acquisition occurs, Ade & Company will make every reasonable effort to notify you in the event we share with the merging or acquiring entity some or all of your personal information to continue serving you.

6. Your information and third-party companies

Certain Ade & Company services are linked with those from unrelated third-party companies, some which offer you the option to share with both company name and the third party personal data you provide. We will not share your personal information with those third-party companies unless you make that choice.

7. Access to and accuracy of your information

Ade & Company strives to keep your personal information accurate. We have implemented technology, management processes and policies to maintain customer data accuracy. We will provide you with access to your information, and the opportunity to change your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of Ade & Company’s websites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal identifiers.

8. Keeping your information secure

Ade & Company is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, Ade & Company has in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

Credit card numbers are used only for processing payment and are not used for other purposes.

9. Contacting us

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send them to info@adeco.com.

This privacy statement applies to Canada.


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