Last updated: April 9, 2007
Collection of Information
Personally Identifiable Information
Helmer offers several voluntary services to you, in which you may have to submit information about yourself, such as request forms, surveys, and contests.
1. Surveys. Surveys may be used to collect information about your product preferences and personally identifiable information such as name, department, title, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number. We will use your product preference information and personally identifiable information to help us enhance our Site, and the products and services we offer.
2. Quote Request. When you request a quote from us through this Site, we will collect personally identifiable information about you such as your name, department, title, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Your contact information will be added to our database to complete your request and may be used to send news about Helmer and product updates to you, send email or direct mail marketing pieces, or to get in touch with you when necessary.
3. Service Request. When you request services from us through this Site, we will collect personally identifiable information about you such as your name, department, title, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Your contact information will be added to our database to complete your request and may be used to send news about Helmer and product updates to you, send email or direct mail marketing pieces, or to get in touch with you when necessary.
4. Contests. From time to time, you may have the opportunity to enter a contest that we offer on this Site. In order to enter the contest, you may be required to provide certain personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address and/or mailing address. We will use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes. We may also use the information to send news about Helmer and product updates to you, send email or direct mail marketing pieces, or to get in touch with you when necessary.
By providing personal information to Helmer, all users, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States of America.
When information is collected from you, we generally let you know at the time of collection how we will use it – typically only to respond to your inquiry or to process your request or to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a request, to communicate back to you, to update you on services and benefits, and to personalize our Site for you.
We do not share, sell, or lease personal information about you to any third-parties for their marketing use. From time to time, we may use your information to contact you for market research or to provide you with marketing information that we think would be of particular interest.
Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly request or accept information submitted to this Site by any visitor under 13 years of age.
If we become aware that an individual under 13 years of age has provided information to us through this site, we will not use or disclose that individual’s information for any purpose unless required to do so by law.
Services and Links of our Website
Helmer’s Site may contain links to other sites. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites. You are solely responsible for evaluating the privacy practices employed by those sites. Our Site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others.
Confidentiality / Security
All Helmer employees, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.