Charter Manufacturing Company, Inc. (“Company”) takes seriously the confidentiality of your personal information.  This notice is to inform you about the policies for collection and use of personally identifiable information on the Charter Manufacturing web sites. Sites that are linked to our site may have different policies; please review the privacy policy notices on those sites for details.  By accessing or using this website, you hereby agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection and use of information as discussed in this Privacy PolicyIf you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not access this website.

Company reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time.  All changes will be effective immediately upon posting to this website.  Material changes will be conspicuously posted on this website.  By accessing or using this website after such changes are posted you agree and consent to all such changes.

Personally Identifiable Account Information

Company may collect information you voluntarily share with us in submitting an application for services, as well as other information, for example through Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and the use of “cookies,” which may be placed on your computer when you access the website.  (See the sections on IP Addresses and Cookies below.)

Company may collect any content, record, or electronic communication of any kind, including without limitation your contact information required to process your request for information or web site feedback by Company, so that we may provide you with the information or services that you request, and so that we may communicate with you and send you information and materials for marketing and other purposes, subject to applicable laws and the terms of the Privacy Policy.

We do not sell, rent or loan any of your personally identifiable information to any third party.  We may use and share information with those persons and third-party entities specifically involved in the processing of your payment or your application to receive services from Company.  In addition, we may use and share aggregated information that does not uniquely identify you when it enables us to improve and enrich our services and website content.  In addition, Company reserves the right to use and share your information in the event Company believes doing so is necessary to operate this website or where such disclosure may be required by law, or to protect Company’s right or the rights of others.

Company maintains full rights to any information collected on this website, and may freely collect, use and disclose such information unless prohibited by this Privacy Policy or applicable law.  In the event of a change in control of Company or sale by Company of substantially all of its assets, any information owned by or in the control of Company may be transferred to such Company successor, who will comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

IP Addresses

Company logs IP addresses for systems administration purposes.  IP addresses are not used to track a user’s session.  This information only helps us determine how often different areas of our site are visited.  We do not link IP address to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies

Company may use cookies to track the use of our website and to facilitate and enhance your experience on our website.  “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.  Our cookies enable us to facilitate access to different aspects of our website.  For example, by showing when and how you and others visit our website, cookies help us to see which pages of the website are popular and which are not.  Cookies can also help us to improve your enjoyment of this website, for example, by remembering your address or other personal information when you request information or services on the website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies.  Please be aware that disabling this function may impact your use and enjoyment of this website.

Access by Children

This website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age and Company does not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 through this website.  If you are under 13 years of age, you should not provide information to Company without the permission of your parent or guardian.

Third Party Ad Networks and Behavioral Advertising

We contract with service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. They will collect anonymous information about your visits to our web site, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other web sites to target advertisements for goods and services. These targeted advertisements may appear on our web site or on other sites that you visit. The anonymous information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, which is industry standard technology used by most major web sites. If you do not want these service providers to collect this information you may utilize the links provided in the following section to opt out.  Opting out will not in any way affect your use of our web site.

Opting Out of Online Advertising

To opt-out of Google Analytics, you may visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.   If you do not want to receive those kinds of advertisements, look for the “Ad Choices” icon in the advertisements, which will contain a link to the privacy policy of the ad network that will provide you with information on how to opt-out of receiving such targeted advertising.

You can also visit the website http://www.aboutads.info to change your consumer preferences with respect to certain online ads and to obtain further information about third party ad networks and online behavioral advertising.

Do not track

We will automatically collect cookies and other non-personally identifying information when you visit this site.  Due to this automatic collection, we do not currently honor do not track requests.

Security

We limit access to personally identifiable information about you to our employees and third-party agents who we reasonably believe need to have access to your information to provide you with the information or services you request from Company.

Access to Your Personal Information

Company does not maintain any of the contact information you provide to us through Company’s “Request Information” or “Web Site Feedback” forms.  [Company will retain contact information that you provide when submitting a resume or requesting employment information. If you wish to have information regarding your personal information in our records that has been shared with third parties, please contact us with your request at privacypolicy@chartermfg.com]

Third-Party Websites

This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to Company.  Company is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third parties or third-party websites, including any linked or linking websites.  To the extent that you disclose personally identifiable information to any such third parties, different rules may apply to their use and disclosure of personal information that you disclose to them.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such websites before disclosing your personal information to them.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacypolicy@chartermfg.com.

Effective Date:  February 28, 2015