When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: (i) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis ("Personal Information"), and (ii) website use information collected on an aggregate basis through a website statistics program as you and others browse our website ("Use Information").
From time to time Belden collects certain Use Information from our servers that relates to the use of our website, including but not limited to Internet Protocol addresses, Internet domain names, the web browser and operating system used to access the website, the files visited, the time spent in each file, and the time and date of each visit. We use this information to improve our website, for example by enhancing pages or features that are visited frequently, and on occasion we may share this information with our affiliates or other third party companies to provide them with an indication of the amount of interest in our website for advertising purposes and to help us plan for technical improvements.
Personal Information which you may provide to us through use of the website includes, without limitation, your name, address, e-mail address, company affiliation, telephone number, and other similar information.
From time to time our website may request additional information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose additional information that may be requested. Information requested via surveys and contests may include additional demographic information.
We use Personal Information for purposes of administering our business activities and providing customer service. The Personal Information you provide to us when filling out and submitting an online form or requesting us to contact you will be used for the purpose for which it was provided – such as contacting you or processing a request. Occasionally, we may also use the Personal Information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. We also may share Personal Information about visitors to our website among our corporate affiliates and subsidiary companies, and our distributors and other third party organizations with whom we have a business relationship, for purposes related to the business of those affiliates, subsidiaries and organizations. We will not sell, rent or furnish your Personal Information to other unaffiliated organizations except as required in the normal course business or in connection with a subpoena or other judicial or governmental request for information.
The lists used to send you product and service offers are developed and managed under our traditional company standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our customers' Personal Information. As a customer, you will be given the opportunity, after registration, to notify us of your desire not to receive any further e-mails from us.
We may also share your Personal Information with third parties under the following circumstances:
It is important to note that Belden's website contains links to other websites and that those other websites may not follow the same privacy policies as Belden. This includes links from advertisers, content providers and trade partners who may use our logo and/or style as part of a co-branding agreement. These other websites may collect data from you that Belden would not and may use that data in ways that Belden would not.
When you send Belden an e-mail transmission, the e-mail transmission is not guaranteed to be secure. Accordingly, e-mail transmissions are not necessarily protected from unauthorized access. Transmission of information via e-mail is at your own risk.
Belden does not knowingly collect information from or about children age 13 and under.
If your Personal Information changes (such as your telephone number or address), you can request that we modify such information by contacting us. We will comply with all appropriate requests within a reasonable time.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us for further information about our privacy policies.