WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT

I. Introduction
ASHTA Chemicals Inc. ("the Company") is committed to protecting your online privacy while you use the services provided by the Company. We urge you to read this privacy policy in its entirety so that you will understand all of the practices and procedures that relate to your online privacy. No identifiable personal information will be disseminated to any third party by the Company.

This Privacy Statement protects your privacy by:

A. Informing you about:

i. the type of personal information the Company collects about you through this website;
ii. how that information is collected;
iii. the general purposes for which information is collected;
iv. what disclosures of information will be made;
v. how, and to what extent, you can limit those disclosures;

B. Assuring you that:

i. reasonable precautions are taken to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosures, alteration or destruction;
ii. reasonable policies and procedures are in place to insure that your personal information is kept only for the purposes for which it was gathered;
iii. you have reasonable access to any personal information you provide; and
iv. there is a procedure for correcting or modifying your personal information, if appropriate.

II. Responsibility of Web Site
This website is the responsibility of the Company who can be contacted by e-mail at webmaster@ashtachemicals.com or by regular mail at ASHTA Chemicals Inc., 3509 Middle Road, P.O. Box 858, Ashtabula, Ohio 44005-0858.

III. Collecting Personal Information
Some information about your IP address, Web browser, and computer system are automatically transmitted to our Web servers as an integral part of the operation of the Internet. Thus, we reserve the right to automatically collect and/or track:

i. the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of client computer, and type of Web browsers of visitors to our website.
ii. information on what pages of the website visitors access. There are times when we may ask you for other personal information including, but not limited to [information collected, e.g., name, address, birth date, etc.]. This information will only be requested when needed to complete a transaction for which such information is necessary.

IV. Cookie Disclosure Information
A "cookie" is a persistent client side hypertext transfer protocol file. Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to a visitor's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies facilitate Web surfing by saving visitor preferences and other information. The use of cookies is a widespread industry standard and thus many major websites use cookies. Using a cookie allows record-keeping while you are visiting a website and saves you the extra effort of entering certain information multiple times in one site. Most browsers are initially configured to accept and process cookies. You can configure your browser to refuse cookies. Extensive information concerning cookies is available on the World Wide Web by searching for the word "cookies". If you have any questions concerning our use of cookies, please contact us at webmaster@ashtachemicals.com. We reserve the right to use cookies on our website.

V. Use of Personal Data
Collected Personal data we collect will be used to:

  • monitor and improve our internal operations;
  • bill you appropriately for contracted transactions and services;
  • properly perform the services you request;
  • produce statistical and/or demographic data for use by advertisers, potential advertisers and other business partners;
  • editorial and feedback purposes;
  • marketing and promotional purposes;
  • customize content and layout of our site;
  • properly provide the goods you request;
  • properly respond to your inquiries;
  • provide general information that may be of interest to you.

VI. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties
We will notify you before sharing, selling, or otherwise disclosing data to third parties. Any third party we share, rent, sell or otherwise disclose data to will be pre-screened by us to insure that they are reputable and that they will only use the data for marketing purposes that we determine you might be interested. We reserve the right to disclose personal data in special cases when we believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our website, other users of our website, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose personal data when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

VII. Your Right To Opt Out
You may opt out of having your personal information collected by contacting us by e-mail or regular mail. Please note that in order to fulfill certain obligations, we may need to continue sending you notices or other important information concerning any goods or services you requested.

VIII. Access To And Ability To Correct Personal Data
You may request, via e-mail or regular mail, that we provide you with a summary of personal information we retain concerning you. You may request, via e-mail or regular mail, that we modify or remove any personal information we retain concerning you. We reserve the right, for security reasons to verify your identity before performing your requests.

IX. Our Right To Change This Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. We ask you to periodically review this privacy policy to insure you are familiar with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

X. Your Acceptance Of This Privacy Policy
By your use of this website you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not assent to this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website. By your continuing use of this website following posted changes to this Privacy Policy you signify your continuing assent to those changes.

DATE OF LAST UPDATE: 11/6/2000