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EIJ Company LLC Privacy Policy

EIJ Company LLC is committed to providing access to the technical information and quality content needed by our readers, subscribers and visitors in the water treatment community. The process requires gathering some information about you and your interests. We also recognize the importance of protecting the personally identifiable information we may collect. EIJ Company LLC developed this privacy policy in an attempt to balance the need for collecting and using information with your reasonable expectations of privacy regarding your personal information.

This privacy statement discloses and describes our information-gathering and dissemination practices for this website and our other properties. These properties include various information vehicles written and produced under the following titles:

  • Water Conditioning & Purification, International (WC&P)
  • Water Conditioning & Purification (WC&P)
  • Agua Latinoamerica
  • WC&P International
  • POU-POeNews

This policy applies to information obtained from visitors to our websites, as well as to that obtained through email communications related to the websites or related publication subscriptions. It does not apply to information that we may collect by other means (including offline, mail, telephone or other sources that relate to aspects of EIJ Company LLC business operations).

EIJ Company LLC may modify or update this privacy statement at any time without prior notice. We may change the terms of the Privacy Policy periodically to address new technology, business practices and changing needs of our customers. Thus, we encourage subscribers, customers, users and visitors to review this page from time to time. Your current and continued use of this site and related publications implies your acceptance of the following terms of use.

Website Notice and Disclosure

In general, you may visit our websites without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. EIJ Company LLC collects certain information, such as domain, browser type or other descriptive data from your visit to customize and improve your experience on our websites.

Our websites log IP addresses and browser types (primarily for system administration purposes), but do not match IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. Your session will be tracked, but anonymous in the public areas of our sites. You can browse those areas without entering any personal information and therefore remain anonymous during your visit. However, we hope that all users will register in order to fully utilize all available product and service offerings at our sites and so we can learn more about our valuable customers to keep them appropriately updated.

Collection of User Information

EIJ Company LLC collects user information in two primary ways: a) personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address, mailing address, industry, occupation) that users supply when registering for, subscribing to, or purchasing services or products through our websites, including information provided regarding user interests and b) activity and preference tracking information from our use of 'cookies' and other aggregate activity logging. EIJ Company LLC does not collect personally identifying information from users except what is supplied on a voluntary basis.

Use of Personal Information Collected

EIJ Company LLC uses the personal information it collects to improve website, email newsletter and print magazine content and other products. Collected information may be added to our databases and used for future communications regarding subscription renewals, site updates, new online or print products and services, upcoming events and the status of orders placed online.

Data collected from cookies and browser identification provides demographic information in the aggregate about our audience that we use to improve services and tailor offerings. Personal data may also be used for: editorial marketing and/or promotional purposes; a statistical analysis of users' behavior; product development; content improvement; to inform advertisers of visitor numbers or advertisements clicked or to enhance and/or customize the content and layout of our sites.

Sharing of Information with Third Parties

EIJ Company LLC may provide voluntarily provided personally identifiable information to third parties product and service providers that visitors may find of interest. Many visitors and subscribers find this a valuable and timesaving service. We may (and users authorize us to) provide your personally identifying information as part of visitor and subscriber lists for each such third party to use, if we believe subscribers would be interested in receiving email or other written correspondence from any such third-party, unless users provide an 'opt-out' notice.

Opt-Out Choices

It is our intent to inform users before we collect personally identifiable information and how it will be used. Users will have the option of not providing the information, in which case they may still be able to access other portions of this website or to receive other information such as newsletters and magazines; however, if users choose not to provide requested information, they may be able to access only specific programs or services. In some areas of our websites, we also may enable users to 'opt-out' of certain uses of information or to elect not to receive future communications or services.

If users do not wish to receive our mailings, they may inform us by:

  • clicking the 'opt-out' or 'remove' buttons or links included with each electronic transmission sent and following included instructions, or
  • sending email to the address at the close of this policy statement, or
  • calling the listed telephone number, or
  • writing to the address provided at the close of this statement.

Users should provide their complete name and specific information about what they do not wish to receive. We will take appropriate steps to be sure user names are then removed from list(s) we share with other organizations.

Data Security

EIJ Company LLC's intent is to strictly protect the security of your personal information; to honor visitors' choice for its intended use and to carefully protect user data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. We have instituted appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Data Quality and Access

EIJ Company LLC strives to keep user information and data accurate, complete and current. We will promptly take steps to correct any inaccuracies in personally identifiable information as soon as we are made aware of any inaccuracies.

Business Relationships

EIJ Company LLC websites and other electronic services, such as email newsletters, contain links to other websites, including those of advertisers. Additionally, third parties may service their Web ads or links and attempt to collect personally identifiable information from you.

We encourage users to visit those websites to learn more about their online privacy policies, as they may differ from those of EIJ Company LLC We do not control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of our advertisers, sponsors or other third parties or external sites to which we may provide links.

Cookies & Other Collected Data

When you visit our websites, we may collect the IP address of your computer and also automatically record other information that identifies your computer, to track your behavior as you move through our websites. For example, we may record how many times you visit our site and your navigation from page-to-page, or feature-to-feature within our sites, so we deliver content that is specific to users' interest.

Methods used to collect this information may include 'cookies', clear or transparent GIF files (also known as 'pixel tags' or 'beacons'). A 'cookie' is a small amount of data transferred to your browser and read by the Web server that placed it there. It works as a sort of identification card, recording user preferences and previously entered information. Users can set their browser for cookie receipt notification, which provides the chance to accept or reject it. If the receipt of cookies is blocked, users may compromise their ability to use certain features of our sites. A clear GIF is a small graphic image, typically used in connection with cookies, that is placed on a website or in an email message. Clear GIFs can monitor certain behaviors, such as usage of a website, whether you clicked on a URL, etc.

Public Forums

Portions of our websites may make chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or news groups available to visitors. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy statement or practices, or to opt-out of any of our mailings or services, please contact us at:

EIJ Company LLC
7522 N. La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, Arizona 85741
Tel: 520-323-6144
 
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