What Information is Collected?
The personal information collected by Sioux Chief consists of non-personally identifiable information which by itself cannot be used to identify or contact you and personally identifiable information which identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you.
Non-personally Identifiable Information.
Non-personally identifiable information consists of general information regarding the users of the Site. This information includes information of the type that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), language preference, operating system, date and time of each visitor request, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of the Site. This non-personally identifiable information may be stored by Sioux Chief in log files.
Sioux Chief treats information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personally identifiable information. To the extent that IP addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law, Sioux Chief will also treat these identifiers as personally identifiable information. Additionally, to the extent that non-personally identifiable information is combined with personally identifiable information, Sioux Chief will treat the combined information as personally identifiable information.
Personally Identifiable Information.
Sioux Chief may also collect statistical information about the behavior of users of the Site including information regarding a user's use and navigation of the Site. Sioux Chief may display this information publicly or provide it to others, but any such use will be in an aggregate form and will not associate this information with a specific user. Except as provided for herein, Sioux Chief will not disclose such statistical information with any personally identifiable information.
What Does Sioux Chief Do With the Information it Collects?
The personal information collected by Sioux Chief is used to (i) improve the Site, (ii) better understand how the Site is used, (iii) enhance a user's experience with the Site, (iv) provide products and/or services to you and (v) protect Sioux Chief and its other customers and users of the Site. If you register to use the Site, Sioux Chief may use your personally identifiable information to send you a welcome notice, an electronic newsletter, information about Sioux Chief's products and/or services and/or other information that Sioux Chief believes may be of interest to you (such as information to keep you up to date with Sioux Chief and its products and services). Sioux Chief will also use your personally identifiable information to fulfill any orders from you for Sioux Chief's products and/or services, to approve you for credit and to respond to specific questions that you may submit to Sioux Chief regarding its products and/or services. After you register as a user of the Site, you can always instruct Sioux Chief to discontinue any further communications with you.
Except for the limited circumstances provided for herein, Sioux Chief will not disclose, sell, rent or license any of your personal information gathered by it through the Site to any unaffiliated third parties without your consent to do so. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sioux Chief does disclose personal information (both non-personally identifiable information and personally identifiable information) to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that need the information in order to perform services requested by Sioux Chief, including, but not limited to, fulfilling an order for products and/or services, authorizing credit, completing a credit card payment, processing a return request, providing customer service and participating in the manufacture, storage or shipment of products and the performance of services on behalf of Sioux Chief.
In addition to a disclosure to Sioux Chief's employees, contractors and affiliated organizations as described above, Sioux Chief may also disclose personal information about you (including, personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information) in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights or property of Sioux Chief or its affiliated organizations or the safety and/or security of any other person or organization or for purposes of national security, law enforcement or issues of public importance. Sioux Chief may also disclose personal information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce Sioux Chief's terms and conditions or to protect its operations or the privacy of other users of the Site.
Sioux Chief may also provide non-personally identifiable information to employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations for the purpose of developing new products and/or services, marketing or advertising products and/or services offered by Sioux Chief, and monitoring the use and operation of the Site. If you send Sioux Chief a request (for example, via supporting e-mail or one of Sioux Chief's feedback mechanisms), Sioux Chief reserves the right to publish this information in order to help Sioux Chief clarify or respond to your request or to help Sioux Chief support other users.
The personal information acquired by Sioux Chief is a business asset of Sioux Chief. If Sioux Chief is sold or otherwise reorganizes, merges with another entity or sells all or substantially all of its assets, or in the unlikely event that Sioux Chief goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, the personal information retained by Sioux Chief would be one of the assets that is or may be transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and hereby consent to the sale, assignment or transfer of Sioux Chief's personal information.
Security Measures Adopted by Sioux Chief.
Links to Other Websites.
The Site links with other websites not owned or operated by Sioux Chief. If you link to one of these websites, Sioux Chief is not responsible for the content or security of the other website. The existence of a link to another website does not mean that Sioux Chief endorses the other website and Sioux Chief specifically disclaims any liability with respect to the use of another website. You are directed to these other websites for information for the privacy practices adopted by these websites.
On-Line Privacy Protection of Children.
Sioux Chief acknowledges the need to protect the privacy of children. As a result, access to the Site is limited to users who are over the age of 18. Sioux Chief requests that persons under the age of 18 not access or use the Site or submit or post any information on the Site. Sioux Chief will not knowingly collect personal information from any person that it actually knows is under the age of 18.
Updating of Personal Information.
Sioux Chief permits you to contact Sioux Chief to update or correct the your personally identifiable information, change preferences regarding use of the personal information collected by Sioux Chief and/or request that the personal information be deleted from Sioux Chief's system. If you wish to initiate such an update, correction, change and/or deletion, you are encouraged to contact Sioux Chief at www.siouxchief.com.