Privacy Policy


Gearflow.com

Privacy Policy

 

Last revised: April 22, 2019


Introduction 


Equiprent Inc DBA Gearflow.com ("Gearflow,” "Company,” "we,” us” or "our”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time, the "Privacy Policy”).  


This Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into the Company’s General Website Terms and Conditions, available at [https://www.gearflow.com/privacy-policy/cms/view/9] (as amended from time to time, the "Terms and Conditions”). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Terms and Conditions.  


This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the www.gearflow.com website (together with any subdomains, applications and other products or services offered by the Company, the "Site”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.


Application


This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect on or through the Site, any other website, mobile site, mobile applications or services operated or offered by the Company or from e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and the Company, the Site or other users of the Site, including, without limitation pursuant to a Supplier Agreement.


This Privacy Policy also applies to information collected by the Company through any offline services.  This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information collected by any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Site, and you should familiarize yourself with all such third party privacy policies prior to using the Site.  


Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the Site in any capacity, whether as a Supplier, Customer or in any other capacity. Any such Suppliers, Customers or other users of the Site in any capacity are collectively referred to herein as "you” and/or "users.” If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, your choice is not to use the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time and without notice. Your continued use of the Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Privacy Policy periodically for updates. 


Children under the Age of 13


The Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect information from children under age 13. If you are under age 13, do not use or provide any information to the Site, or on or through any of its features, register on the Site, make any user account through the Site, complete any purchases through the Site, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.


If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13 years of age, please contact us at [info@equiprent.com].


Types of Information We Collect from You


We collect several types of information from and about users of the Site, including, without limitation:


  • Information by which you may be personally identified, such as, without limitation, name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, job title and/or salary (together with any other personally identifying information, "Personal Information");

  • Information that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as job title, salary, work experience and/or college education; and/or

  • Information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Site and/or usage details.

 

How We Collect Information from You


We collect information (i) directly from you, when you provide it to us; (ii) automatically from you, as you navigate through the Site; and (iii) from third parties, for example, our business partners, all as further detailed below.  


Information We Collect Directly from You

 

The information we collect directly from you may include, without limitation:


  • Information that you provide by using various parts of the Site, such as information provided when completing various forms on the Site, registering to use the Site, creating a user account, subscribing to any of our service, posting User Generated Content, requesting further services or entering Company-sponsored contests or promotions or reporting a problem with the Site.

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.

  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

  • Details of transactions you carry out through the Site and of the fulfillment of your orders, including any financial information.

  • Your search queries on the Site.

 

You also may provide information to be published or displayed as User Generated Content. Your User Generated Content is posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk.


Information We Collect Automatically from You

 

As you navigate through and interact with the Site, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including, but not limited to:


  • Details of your visits to the Site, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.  We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or other online services.


The information we collect from you automatically is statistical data and may include Personal Information, or we may maintain such information or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.


The information we collect from you automatically may help us to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences, allow us to customize the Site according to your individual interests, speed up your searches on the Site and recognize you when you return to the Site.


The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include, without limitation:


  • Cookies (or "browser cookies”): A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Site.

  • Flash cookies: Certain features of the Site may use local stored objects (or flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on the Site. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.

  • Web beacons: Pages of the Site may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or and for other related Site statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Site content and verifying system and server integrity).


We may tie information collected from you automatically to Personal Information about you that we collect from other sources or that you provide to us. 


Information We Collect about You from Third Parties


The Site may contain content or applications, including advertisements, which are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. These third parties may use cookies to collect information about you when you use the Site. The information these third parties collect may be associated with your Personal Information.  These third parties may also collect information, including Personal Information, about your online activities over time and across different Sites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies, privacy policies or how your personal or non-Personal Information may be used by such third parties. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible third party directly. 


How We Use Your Information 


Some of the ways we use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information, may from time to time be as follows, without limitation:


  • To present the Site and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • To provide you with notices about your user account, including expiration and renewal notices.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection, as applicable.

  • To notify you about changes to the Site or any products or services we offer or provide though it.

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on the Site.

  • To improve the Site and other services offered by the Company, or to customize your experience with us.

  • To communicate with you about your user account or our relationship, or to request feedback about the Company, the Site and our other services and features.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

  • We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information to advertisers for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.


How We Disclose Your Information 


We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. 


We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:


  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

  • To Listed Service Providers, contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.

  • To any buyer of the Company or other successor of the Company in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by the Company about the Site users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • With your consent.


We may also disclose your Personal Information:


  • To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes, as applicable.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers or others.

 

Choices about How We Use and Disclose Your Information 


We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.  Please note, however, that if you disable or refuse cookies, some parts of the Site may then be inaccessible or not function properly. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe's website.


You can also opt out of receiving certain of our commercial email messages. From time to time, we may send email messages that it believes to be relevant and beneficial to users, such as promotional messages or advertisements. To stop receiving our commercial email messages, please update the "communications” portion of your user account to opt out of receiving commercial email messages.  If applicable, you may be able to opt out of certain messages by using an unsubscribe function in any such message when you receive it from us.


We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.


Accessing and Correcting Your Information 


You can review and change your Personal Information by logging into the Site and changing the applicable Personal Information on your user account or profile page.  


We cannot delete your Personal Information except by also deleting your user account. At times, we may not be able to delete your user account at all.  We may not accommodate a request to delete a user account, or any information contained in a user account, if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause any related information to be incorrect.


You may not, from time to time, be able to delete your User Generated Content.  If you are able to delete your User Generated Content from the Site and chose to do so, copies of your User Generated Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Site users. Proper access, use and ownership of information provided on the Site, including User Generated Content, is governed by our Terms and Conditions. 


Your California Privacy Rights 


California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail with "Request for California Privacy Information” on the subject line and in the body of your message to [info@equiprent.com]. 

Data Security 


We have implemented measures designed to secure \information you submit to the Site from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.  However, transmissions over the Internet are never 100% secure or error-free. We are in no event responsible for liability related to any security breach of the Site.


The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to a user account or any other parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.


Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your information, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to the Site. Any transmission of information via the Site (including Personal Information) is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. 


Third Party Sites and Services


The Site may incorporate links to third party Sites or other applications.  We do not control any third party websites or other applications. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the privacy practices of any third party websites or other applications. You should always read the privacy policy and terms of use of any third party website or application carefully. The Company is not liable for any such third party terms and conditions and their use of your Information, and if you use a third party website or service, you do so at your own risk.


We Store Information in the United States


Information we maintain will be stored within the United States.  By using and accessing the Site, residents and citizens of countries and jurisdictions outside of the United States agree and consent to the transfer to and processing of Personal Information on servers located in the United States, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of your residence or location.  If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy 


It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' information, we may notify you by e-mail to the e-mail address specified in your user account and/or through a notice on the Site homepage. The date the Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting the Site and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes. 


Contact Information 


If you any comments, questions, concerns, complaints or suggestions about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:


Gearflow.com

318 W Adams St

Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 800-554-3802

Email: info@gearflow.com