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Privacy statement

January 2012

The following statement describes the Website Privacy Policy ("Policy") for the web site of MIL.SPEC, mil-spec.org.

What information we gather and track

MIL.SPEC collects personal information when you place an order, request a service, answer a survey, correspond with us or engage in certain other activities on our website. For example:

  • If you submit an online order with us, you will be asked for information needed to complete the transaction, such as your name, address, and credit card number.
  • If you request support by email, we will ask you for information needed to complete the transaction, such as your product registration details and the nature of the problem you are experiencing.

You make all decisions regarding whether or not to proceed with any activity that requests personal information. However, please note that if you do not wish to provide the requested information, you may not be able to complete the transaction.

How we use this information

We use personal information in the following ways:

  • To provide you with information about new products, services
  • To provide you with special offers that may be of interest to you
  • To assist us in creating better products and services to meet your needs
  • To help you quickly find information relevant to you on our website

MIL.SPEC keeps the personal information of customers secure and confidential, and uses personal information only on behalf of MIL.SPEC.

Please be advised that we may disclose your personal information if legally required to do so by government agencies or law enforcement bodies.

Security

We have taken security measures, consistent with international information practices, to protect your personal information. These measures include technical and procedural steps to protect your data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction. Credit card information is transmitted using secure socket layer (SSL) encryption.

Cookies

MIL.SPEC may use cookies from time to time. A cookie is a unique text file that a web site can send to your browser software. Cookies enable a web site to tailor information presented to you based on your browsing preferences. MIL.SPEC may use cookies, for instance, to remember you when you register for products or services. If you do not want MIL.SPEC to deploy cookies in your browser, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a Web site tries to put a cookie in your browser software. Rejecting cookies may affect your ability to use of some of the products and/or services at our web site.

MIL.SPEC may also use cookies to track your visit to our web site. While our web servers may automatically log your IP address, this information does not identify you.

Statistical information

We may track domain names, IP addresses, and browser types from people who visit our site. We use this information to produce traffic statistics for MIL.SPEC. Such information is not correlated with any personal information.

Non-confidential information

Please remember that information you submit in a news discussion or forum is public information and will not be treated as confidential. Such information can be collected and used by others. Please be careful and responsible when you are online.

Contact information

For questions about this Policy, please contact:

erik@mil-spec.org