Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Effective Date: May 7, 2013

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we collect from and about you when you visit our website homscales.com, and explains how we may use and disclose such information, as well as your ability to control certain uses of it. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Who Is a Typical User of the Pelstar LLC d.b.a. Health o meter Professional Scales Web Site?

Pelstar LLC d.b.a. Health o meter Professional Scales operates primarily as a provider of business-to-consumer services. Unlike many companies and Web sites, we do not focus on consumer users or the collection of consumer data. To the extent we collect information online, our purpose is to better serve our business clients and their employees.

What Information Do We Collect Online?

  • Information You Provide

We collect personal information from you when you choose to share it with us such as when you create an online account with us, sign up for our email list, send us a message or participate on our blog or chat room.  The personal information we collect may include your name, address, email address, or telephone number.  We may combine the information you provide to us with information from and about you that we collect when you use the Site or other online or offline sources.

  • Information Automatically Collected

We may use cookies, web beacons, pixel tabs, local shared objects (Flash cookies), or other technologies to collect certain information about visitors to our Site and interactions with our emails and online advertisements.  For example, we may automatically collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, software version, and the domain name from which you accessed the Site.  In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the Site, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using the Site, the number of times you return to the Service, other click-stream or site usage data, emails or advertisements that you open, forward or click-through to our Site.

We may also use third party advertisements to support our Service.  Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, or Flash cookies when they advertise on our Service, which may send these advertisers information including your non-personal information.
You are free to set your browser to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Service or take full advantage of all of our offerings.  Check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.  To learn more about the use of cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and to know your choices about not having this information used by certain Service Providers (defined below), please click here.  To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, please click here.

• Information Collected from Other Sources

We may obtain information about you from other sources, including demographic or contact information.  We may combine this information with the information we collect from and about you to help us tailor our communications to you and to improve our Site and business

 

How Do We Use This Information?

Pelstar LLC d.b.a. Health o meter Professional Scales may use information collected via our Site in the following ways:
• To respond to your inquiries, orders and requests.
• To direct you to particular Web pages, provide you with customized Site content, targeted offers, and advertising on the Site or on other sites, or otherwise increase the relevance of the information you access through the Site.
• To improve the design of our Site.
• To contact you with information, newsletters, and promotional materials from us or on behalf of our partners and affiliates.
• To contact you when necessary.
• To review the usage and operations of our Site and improve our Site and business
• To address problems with the Site or our business
• To manage our telecommunications networks and protect the security or integrity of the Site or our business.
• As described to you and the point of collection.

How Do we Share This Information?

We may disclose the information we collect from and about you as follows: (1) to our Service Providers (defined below), if the disclosure will enable them to perform a business, professional or technical support function for us; (2) as necessary to protect our rights or property, to enforce our terms of use and legal notices, or if there has been a violation of the rights of any third party; (3) to respond to judicial process or at the request of government regulators or other law enforcement officials and the courts (including the issuance of a valid subpoena), or as permitted or required by law; (4) to our select partners that participates in a joint or co-promotion with us; or (5) as described to you and the point of collection.
We may share aggregate or anonymous non-personal information with third parties.
Also, we may sell or purchase assets during the normal course of our business.  If another entity acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity.  In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties.  Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information provided through this Site in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Service Providers
We may contract with third parties to perform functions related to the  Site (each a “Service Provider”).  Service Providers will have access to your information needed to perform their business functions, but may not use or share that information for other purposes.

Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you may opt-out of our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes].  To opt out, please contact us at homprocs@homscales.com.

Public Forums
Any information you may disclose in blogs, on message boards, in chat rooms, or on other public areas on the Site, becomes public information.  Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these public areas.

Links to Other Websites
The Site may have links to third-party websites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own.  We are not responsible for the practices of such sites or applications.

Our Commitment to Data Security
We have taken certain physical, administrative, and technical steps to safeguard the information we collect from and about our customers and Site visitors. While we make every effort to help ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee our security measures.

 

Notification of Data Processing in the United States of America

When you choose to submit information through the Site, Pelstar LLC d.b.a. Health o meter Professional Scales and its affiliates may transfer, process and store the information in countries in which Pelstar LLC d.b.a. Health o meter Professional Scales and its affiliates maintain offices, including the United States. The United States does not regulate data protection in the same manner as other countries, including the Member States of the European Union. Accordingly, the data that you submit to Pelstar LLC d.b.a. Health o meter Professional Scales may be transferred to, processed, or stored in countries where the data protection laws are different than those of your country of residence.

Information Storage and Updates

You can update your contact information by contacting us at any time. We may keep all information in an off-line form, for archival purposes or as otherwise required by law.

Web Site Revisions

We constantly update the features of our Site to better serve you and all our customers, so this Privacy Policy may also be revised from time to time. If we change the Privacy Policy in a material way, we will provide appropriate notice to you. If you have any questions, please contact us at your convenience.

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