This Privacy Notice is effective as of November 17th, 2020.
At Rieger Flow Products, LLC (“Rieger”), we recognize the importance of protecting your personal information and are committed to
processing it responsibly and in compliance with applicable data protection laws in all countries in which we operate.
SCOPE OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
In the normal course of its business activities, Rieger collects, uses, and sometimes shares personal information of various individuals
and organizations in order to run its day-to-day operations and provide products and services for your use. This Privacy Notice applies
to all users of Rieger products and services and to visitors to Rieger websites and Rieger operated social media sites (we refer to the
Rieger website, social media sites, and our products and services as “Sites and/or Services” in this Notice). This Notice describes Rieger’s
general privacy practices that apply to such personal information collection and use.
This Notice does not apply to personal information relating to employees, applicants for employment, or contractors providing
services to Rieger.
1. TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In describing our collection, use, and sharing of information in this Notice, we refer to our collection and use of “Personal Information.”
“Personal Information,” as used in this Notice, is any information that identifies, describes, is capable of being associated with, or
could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular individual or household. Examples of Personal Information include
identifying information such as an individual’s name, username, email address, phone number, shipping address, and payment
information or other similar identifiers, information about products or services purchased or used, browsing and search history, and
2. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect Personal Information in three ways:
1. We collect Personal Information you provide to us in optional, voluntary submissions such as registration or entry forms, user
profiles, promotional signups, sweepstakes/contest entries, requests for customer service, and software and mobile applications
2. We may collect some Personal Information automatically to perform a contract with you, where we have legal obligations to do
so, or where our legitimate interests permit such collection. This is described below in “Passive Data Collection Section
3. We may also obtain information, including Personal Information, from third-party sources to perform a contract with you, where we
have a legal obligation to do so, or where our legitimate interests permit such collection. If we directly combine information from third
parties with Personal Information we have collected, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information and handle it in
accordance with this Notice. In addition, please note we may solicit third parties to collect Personal Information on our behalf such as
social media platform providers, email marketing providers, and ecommerce providers and, in such cases, we instruct those third
parties to comply with this Notice and all applicable data protection laws.
PASSIVE DATA COLLECTION
We may collect, use, and share (with Rieger partners, service providersand licensees) precise location data, including the real-time
location of your mobile or fixed location device.
We use analytics tools and other third-party technologies to collect information in the form of various usage and user metrics when
you interact with, use, or install Rieger Sites and/or Services. These tools and technologies collect and analyze certain types of information,
including cookies, IP addresses, device and software identifiers, referring and exit URLs, onsite behavior and usage information,
feature use metrics and statistics, usage and purchase history, MAC Address, mobile unique device ID, and other similar information
(referred to as “Collected Data”).
The third parties that provide these analytics tools may also use the Collected Data with other information they have independently gathered from other websites and/or other online or mobile products and services you have used or interacted with, pursuant to their own
policies or privacy notices. In addition to our use of technologies as described herein, we may permit certain third-party companies to
help us tailor advertising we think may be of interest to you based on your use of our Sites and/or Services and to otherwise collect
and use data about your use of our Sites and/or Services. For more information about this practice, please see the “Third-Party Advertising
Technologies” section below.
We may use a variety of methods, including “cookies” to collect information.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. The contents
of these cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that
cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device and save information between website pages or online
sessions. You can find more information about cookies at: All About Cookies.Org.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally
improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your
interests. The cookies used on our Sites and/or Services by category are described below.
1. Optional Cookies
a. Targeting Cookies
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile
of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites. They do not directly store Personal Information but are
based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted
b. Social Media Cookies
These cookies are set by a range of social media services we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your
friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This
may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to
use or see these sharing tools.
2. Strictly Necessary Cookies
a. Always Active
These cookies are necessary for the website or payment services to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are
usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences,
or logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site
will become disabled. These cookies do not store any Personal Information.
b. Functional Cookies
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party
providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not
c. Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our websites and
social media sites. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around these sites.
If you do not allow these cookies, we may not know when you have visited our site, and we are not able to monitor the sites’ performance.
THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISING TECHNOLOGIES
We may permit certain third-party companies to help us tailor advertising we think may be of interest to users and to collect and
use other data about user activities on our Sites and/or Services (e.g., to allow them to tailor ads on third party services).
We do not sell your information to third parties. These companies may deliver ads that might place cookies and otherwise track
user behavior. These companies may use information about user behavior in order to provide customized advertisements across
various services and products.
In the course of providing these services, products, or placing advertisements, these third-party companies may place or
recognize a unique cookie on your computer and may record information to these cookies based upon your activities on any
of our Sites and/or Services and on third party websites. Each of these companies uses this cookie information according to their
own privacy and security policies. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you
may opt-out as indicated in this Notice. Please note this does not opt you out of being delivered advertising; you will continue to
receive generic ads.
Opting Out of Cookies
By using the Sites and/or Services, you consent to the placement of the cookies referenced above. You can, however, set your
browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also change
your cookie settings through preference options in our Sites and/or Services, where applicable. We will indicate that upon
selecting your preferences, we will use a cookie to remember your preferences.
Personal Information relating to Children
We do not knowingly seek or collect Personal Information from users under the age of 16 (a “Child” or “Children”). If you believe a
Child may have provided us Personal Information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We only use your data as expressly set forth in this Notice. If a need arises to use your data for a secondary purpose, we will provide you
prior notice of such use.
Communication and Responding to Requests
We use your information, including Personal Information, to provide you with different products or services such as customer support,
processing transactions, responding to users’ requests, sending newsletters, updates, special offers and advertisements, seeking
your opinions and feedback, and connecting you to other users of Rieger Sites and/or Services as well as to products and services of
our partners and licensees.
You can opt-out of newsletters, email marketing and updates, special offers and advertisements and offering your opinions and feedback
by clicking emailing us email@example.com. And providing your email address and content preferences. If you elect to opt-out,
we may be unable to provide you with the information contained in those materials.
We use your information, including Personal Information, behavioral metrics, and other non-personally identifiable information to
operate, provide, improve, and maintain our Sites and/or Services, to develop new products and services, to personalize other content
for you, and for other administrative and internal business purposes. You can opt-out of providing optimization information by following
the instructions in the applicable Sites and/or Services.
We use your information, including Personal Information, behavioral metrics, geo-location data, demographic data, and marketing
preferences to personalize and display advertisements and other content for you. You can opt-out of providing these marketing preferences
by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org to elect to opt-out, you may not be able to receive advertising content personalized for
you, however you still receive non-personalized marketing content.
4. REASONS WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not share your Personal Information with third parties except as noted herein. We may share your Personal Information as
necessary to maintain business operations, such as with vendors working on our behalf (for example, payment processing, online
store services, and digital/email advertising); as required by law or to respond to legal process; to maintain the security of our products;
to monitor and enforce our rights as a licensor; to respond to an inquiry from a licensee concerning information in connection with
users registered under their corporate email domain, to protect Rieger’s customers, employees, rights, or property; as part of a
merger or acquisition; or with your expressed consent.
5. WHERE WE STORE AND PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information collected by Rieger may be stored and processed in your region, in the United States and in any other country
where Rieger, its processors, or its sub-processors operate and/or have facilities. The storage location(s) are chosen in order to operate
efficiently, to improve performance, and to create redundancies in order to protect the data in the event of an outage or other problem.
We take steps to ensure that the data we collect under this Notice is processed according to the provisions of this Notice and the requirements of applicable law relating to the Personal Information or you as a data subject.
6. HOW WE SECURE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Rieger uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access,
use or disclosure. While we implement safeguards designed to protect your Personal Information, no security system is impenetrable
and, due to the inherent nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that data, during transmission through the internet or while stored
on our systems or otherwise in our care, is absolutely safe from intrusion by others. You should take steps to protect the security of
your user account information, login, and password.
7. HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We retain Personal Information for as long as necessary to provide the products and fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for
other legitimate purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, enforcing our agreements, and improving
our products. Because these needs can vary for different data types, the context of our interactions with you or your use of products,
actual data retention periods can vary significantly.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Information, we will either delete or anonymize the
Personal Information or, if this is not possible (for example, because your Personal Information has been stored in backup archives), we
then securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
8. HOW TO ACCESS AND CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may access and review the Personal Information Rieger stores about you and correct any factual errors. Most of your Personal
Information may be accessed and corrected by simply logging into your account and accessing your profile. For any other changes,
please contact Rieger Customer Service at:
PH +1 262-657-5566 or Fax us at +1 262-657-5058.
If you are a California resident as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”), you may have the following data protection rights:
1. The right to request your Personal Information is not sold. Rieger does not sell your Personal Information where we act as a controller
of your Personal Information.
2. The right to request that your activity is not tracked. Please note that we don’t respond to “do not track” signals from web browsers.
In addition to the rights set forth in this Privacy Notice Policy, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents
who are individual consumers or users of our Site to request certain information regarding its disclosure of Personal Information to third
parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us via mail or email at the address identified in the
“Contact Us” section.
9. NOTICE REGARDING AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING AND PROFILING
In some instances, our use of your Personal Information may result in automated decisions being taken (including profiling). Automated decisions mean a decision concerning you is made automatically on the basis of a computer determination (using software algorithms), without our human review. For example, we use automated decisions to provide targeted advertising on our Services that may be of interest to you. You can opt-out of targeted advertising by contacting us using the information provided in the “How to Contact Us” section heading below.
10. HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have a privacy-related concern complaint, or question, please contact us at:
Or, you may reach us using the following information:
Rieger Flow Products, LLC
6121, 220 Green Bay Road
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53142
PH: +1 262-657-5566
Fax: +1 262-657-5058
11. CHANGES TO NOTICE
Please note that this Privacy Notice may change from time to time. If there are material changes to this Privacy Notice or in how we use
your personal information, we will post a notice on our home page that this Privacy Notice has changed. You are also encouraged to
periodically review this Privacy Notice to stay informed on how we are protecting your personal information.