privacy policy

Overview:

June 1, 2022

By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in our privacy policy. If you cannot agree to the terms of this privacy policy, please do not use our website. 

Please be advised that the practices described in this privacy policy apply only to information gathered online on our website. They do not apply to information that you may submit to us offline, to websites maintained by other companies, or organizations to which we may link to. While we may link to third-party websites for your convenience, we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of these sites. As such, we recommend that you review the privacy policies and practices of any external sites and come to your own conclusions about their adequacy. 

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information through our website. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

Information We Collect Passively

Weinkauf Plumbing & Heating uses Google Analytics, which may collect information about your computer using cookies, including your IP address, operating system, website behavior, and browser type. Data collected through cookies does NOT include any sensitive personal information you may provide. This information is used to create reports for system administration.

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it. 

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. If you do not want anonymous information collected, you can opt out of Google Analytics without this affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this page.

We also use Google Ads remarketing to advertise Weinkauf Plumbing & Heating across the Internet. Google Ads remarketing will display ads tailored to you, based on what parts of our website you have viewed. To do this, Google Ads places a cookie on your machine to anonymously track which pages on our site you visit. This cookie does not identify you in any way, or give us any access to your machine. The cookie communicates to the user’s browser: “This person visited this page, so show them ads relating to the content of the page they visited.” Google Ads remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing specifically to you and display ads relevant to what you’re viewing in order to help you find the products you want more easily.

If you would like to opt out of Google Ads, you can visit this page for more information. 

Information We Collect Directly

As a general matter, you can browse our website without submitting your personal information to us. However, you may submit personal data to us when contacting us or purchasing products. We are committed to protecting your privacy and will never sell or rent this information to a third party. This personal information may be used in the following ways: 

  • To respond to inquiries or requests you submit
  • To contact you if we make changes to our privacy policy as outlined below
  • To communicate special offers or updates, if you choose to opt into receiving this information

We will use reasonable efforts to securely process all personal information, in particular those related to the following requests:

  • Access to your personal information
  • Correction of the personal information that we hold
  • Deletion of your personal information
  • A restriction of processing of your personal information
  • Transfer of your personal information to another party or
  • Objection to processing of your personal information based on Weinkauf Plumbing & Heating’s legitimate interest (or those of a third party) to use it if there is something about your particular situation that causes you to object to such processing

Data Security

Our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to secure our site. This technology encrypts sensitive information before it is sent over the internet in order to prevent malicious third parties from accessing this information.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy will be reflected on this page. The date at the top of the page specifies the last time our policy was updated. It is your responsibility to ensure you have read the most up-to-date version of our privacy policy before using our website. 

If we make any material changes in how we handle your personal information, we will notify you using any email address we have on file. It is your responsibility to make sure that the email we have on file is up to date and deliverable if you wish to receive these notifications. You should also check our privacy policy periodically to review any changes we may make.

Retention and Requests for Removal of Your Information

We hold your information and use it as described in this privacy policy and will use reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is only transferred to third parties. If you have questions about your personal record, or would like us to modify or remove your personal data you can contact us at [email protected]