Privacy Statement

Shrieve Chemical Company and all of its other subsidiaries (collectively referred to herein as the “Shrieve Group” or “we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Statement (together with our terms of use and any other pages referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. It does not apply to any website, service or product that does not display or link to this privacy statement or that has its own privacy statement. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Please note that the other members of the Shrieve Group may have their own privacy policies which will be accessible via their own websites. If you visit their websites, they may process your personal data differently from us, taking into account the applicable laws of their relevant jurisdictions. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for other policies so please check them before you submit any personal data to these websites.

The data controller is Shrieve Chemical Company whose headquarters are located at 1755 Woodstead Court, The Woodlands, Texas 77380, United States of America.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site or contacting us by email www.shrieve.com (our site).
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, IP addresses and other communication data, whether this is required for your own purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
  • Information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, to report aggregate information to our advertisers, or for any other reason we deem appropriate for the business purposes of the Shrieve Group.

IP Addresses and Cookies

As noted above, we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, to report aggregate information to our advertisers, or for any other reason we deem appropriate for the business purposes of the Shrieve Group. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. Our cookies may be in the form of a “text file,” “single-pixel GIFs,” “clear GIFs,” “frames,” server log analysis and other technology. A cookie is a piece of data that is sent to your browser, which will store the cookie on your computer if your browser is enabled to accept cookies. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. Among other things, they enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize out site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognize you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site or, for that matter, to access our site at all. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system(s) may provide cookies when you use our site.

Where we store your personal data

We currently store data collected from visitors to our site on a server that may be located overseas, including within the UK. We may create a back-up each evening and store that back-up offsite.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we may attempt to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Uses made of the information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To help ensure that content from our site is presented in an effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To help carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To help notify you about changes to our products and services.
  • To help act upon your requests, provide services, support and develop our relationship with you.
  • For any other reason we deem appropriate for the business purposes of the Shrieve Group.

We reserve the right to sell your details to third parties for marketing purposes, although we have no plans to do so at this time.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of the Shrieve Group.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In order to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us (e.g. to third party suppliers and other contractors).
  • Who provide hosting services to us or maintain our computer systems.
  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If all of our assets or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about you will be one of the transferred assets.
  • In order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Shrieve Group, its customers or others.  This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.
  • For any other reason we deem appropriate for the business purposes of the Shrieve Group.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us. If you do so, we reserve the right to entirely delete all personal data and any related information about you from our system – including but not limited to any related user name or password. If you subsequently provide us with personal data, it will be treated in accordance with this policy until you again exercise your right to prevent such processing.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may or may not have their own privacy policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or the absence of them. Please check carefully before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to our Privacy Statement

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Statement in the future may be posted on this page, and the Shrieve Group reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time as well as to change the uniform resource locator (URL) reference at which this Privacy Statement (or its successor) is posted. We may choose to notify you via email, if we have such information about you, of the existence of a new Privacy Statement and/or posting the new Privacy Statement on the Internet.  All changes to any Privacy Statement will be effective when posted, and your continued use of any website or service to which it is applicable will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to such changed Privacy Statement.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Statement are welcomed and should be addressed to info@shrieve.com.