Stark Carpet Corp. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Stark Carpet Corp.’s family of websites (“Websites”). Please note that when you access any external links from Stark Carpet Corp.’s Websites (including any Stark Carpet Corp. subsidiary Websites), they may have different privacy policies specific to those Websites. We encourage you to read all applicable privacy policies.
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION
Stark Carpet Corp. may collect personal information such as name, telephone number, email address, date of birth, home or business and mailing address when you access certain areas of the Stark Carpet Corp. Websites that provide for the purchase of products, require registration for certain services, or if you require more information about those products/services (“Personal Information”). If you decide to reserve product or purchase our products/services, we may need to collect certain additional information, like your credit or debit card number and expiration date. Stark Carpet Corp. will provide you with the choice and means for limiting the use and disclosure of your Personal Information before Stark Carpet Corp. uses or discloses the Personal Information for a purpose other than for which it was originally collected.
At other times, Stark Carpet Corp. may collect information that cannot be used to identify you. For example, we may aggregate non-personal information about you and other customers who visit our Websites. Aggregated information will not contain any information that can be linked directly back to you.
2. HOW STARK CARPET CORP. COLLECTS PERSONAL INFORMATION
Under the laws of various European Union countries, including, without limitation, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands, cookies may be served, as long as individuals have provided their consent, having been given clear and comprehensive information, in particular about the purposes for which their personal data will be processed. In at least the above-referenced countries, effective consent may be provided by using browser settings, as long as you take positive action. Before using Stark Carpet Corp.’s Websites, you are advised to check your current browser settings to ensure that the settings reflect your consent for Stark Carpet Corp. to place cookies on your devices. More information about your specific browser’s cookie options may be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Stark Carpet Corp. may also collect additional information from your web browser each time you visit our Websites. We may collect information about the pages that you visit and the time spent on each web page or area of the Websites, the promotions or advertisements that you click on, and other actions that you take while using our Websites. This information may include your internet protocol (“IP”) address, the type of browser, the time that your browser was used to access our Websites, and the address of any website that you may have used to link to this Website.
Our Internet Service Providers (defined below) may also use other standard web-based technologies to analyze your movements while accessing our Websites. The technologies include web “beacons,” “pixel tags,” and “clear gifs.” These technologies help us ascertain the effectiveness of our product and service campaigns and marketing programs, allow us to customize the services offered on or through our Websites, and help determine the best use for the Websites content, and product and service offerings. Some of this information, including the IP address, may be stored on our Internet Service Provider’s server logs, and may be available for extended periods of time.
Stark Carpet Corp. will offer you the opportunity to choose (opt in/opt out) whether your Personal Information is: (a) to be disclosed to a third party; or (b) to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you.
4. OUR USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL AND NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION
At times, Stark Carpet Corp. may use the services of independent companies to provide certain services to you, including, without limitation, website hosting services, credit card processing, order processing and shipping services, and guest surveys (“Internet Service Providers” or “Authorized Third Parties”). Stark Carpet Corp. may share your Personal Information with the Internet Service Providers as appropriate. Stark Carpet Corp. will not share Personal Information with outside third parties without your consent, except to the extent necessary to complete your request for products and services offered through the Stark Carpet Corp. Websites.
Stark Carpet Corp. may use your Personal Information to contact you via mail, e-mail (provided that you opted-in to receive e-mails from Stark Carpet Corp.), or telephone in order to give you updates about Stark Carpet Corp.’s special events, new services, current information regarding our products, or other promotions that may be of interest to you. If you are a business or organization that has scheduled a conference, event, or meeting at one of our facilities, Stark Carpet Corp. may also share your Personal Information with our event organizers. Stark Carpet Corp. may also use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive from you. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose or shared with outside third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Stark Carpet Corp. may also use your IP address to help protect Stark Carpet Corp. and our Internet Service Providers from fraud.
We may also use non-personal aggregate information to improve our Websites. For example, our Internet Service Providers may report to us that there were a particular number of visitors to a certain area of our Websites, or that a certain number of businesses or a certain number of individuals completed our registration forms in particular areas of our Website. Such information may also be used to analyze the effectiveness of our business and advertising models.
If you submit a resume or seek to fulfill other staffing requirements, we will use that information solely in connection with your application for current or future staffing requirements, and we may also share your resume or application information with our business partners or affiliates that have staffing requirements for which you may be qualified.
Stark Carpet Corp. may also disclose your Personal Information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order; (b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agencies; (c) establish or exercise our legal rights; (d) protect the property or safety of our companies and employees, contractors, vendors, suppliers, and customers; (e) defend against legal claims; (f) help with internal and external investigations; or (g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law. Stark Carpet Corp. may disclose your Personal Information in connection with the sale or merger of one of our companies or any transaction that involves the sale or assignment of some or all of our assets.