Collection of Information: Cookies; Personal Information
For each visitor to a Westinghouse Electronics website, Westinghouse Electronics’s web server may automatically recognize and store information, such as the visitor’s IP address/domain name combination and any referring websites. We use this information to understand visitor traffic patterns through our websites for purposes such as enhancing their usability. Your computer provides this information automatically each time you log on, unless you’ve activated blocking technology available in some browsers.When you visit Westinghouse Electronics’s websites or advertisements appearing thereon, or use one or more of the Westinghouse Electronics website services, we may use an industry-wide technology called “cookies” which stores certain information on your computer and which will allow us to customize your experience to better match your interests and preferences, or to simply facilitate your signing in to use the services. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies, we may not be able to restore any preferences or customization settings you previously specified, and our ability to personalize your online experience would be limited. Please refer to your browser instructions or “help” screen to learn more about these functions.
Additionally, Westinghouse Electronics may ask you to provide “personal information,” meaning individually identifiable information such as your e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number, social security number, credit card number, or persistent identifier (such as a customer number held in a cookie) which is associated with individually identifiable information, to enable you to participate in contests, chatrooms, on bulletin boards, to fill out a registration, or to order products and services using these websites. Westinghouse Electronics may combine the information you provide on our websites with other information we may collect from you offline or from third parties so that we can more effectively tailor our website, services, and offerings to you. If you provide Westinghouse Electronics with personal information, you shall have the right, on reasonable prior notice, to inspect, change, amend, or delete such information. Instructions on how to update personal information will be given at the point of data collection.
Unless you instruct us otherwise, Westinghouse Electronics may contact you to provide information about products, services, promotions, contests, or other activities or offerings that may be of interest to you. You can instruct us whether or not you wish to be contacted by checking or removing the check from the box indicating your preference as applicable at the place where your information is collected, or by other means (such as an e-mail request). In addition, with each communication you receive from Westinghouse Electronics, you will be given the opportunity to indicate if you do not wish to receive future communications.
Unless it is for the purposes you have requested or originally agreed, Westinghouse Electronics will not share the personal information you provide on the Westinghouse Electronics websites with any other parties, except (a) with your consent; (b) as may be required by law or court order; (c) to persons or companies with whom Westinghouse Electronics contracts to carry out the internal operations of the website or our business; or (d) under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety or property of our users, the public, or ourselves. Westinghouse Electronics will never sell your email address or other personal information you provide to any third party without your consent.
Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Aggregated Information
Westinghouse Electronics may also collect, aggregate, and maintain anonymous information about the visitors to our websites, such as visitors’ hobbies, interests, purchasing habits, music preferences, and the like. This data can then be used to tailor Westinghouse Electronics’s website content and advertising to deliver a better experience for our visitors. In addition, Westinghouse Electronics may also share such aggregate information about our visitors with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties; for example, to inform them about the percentage of male/female visitors or percentage of visitors within a particular age range.
Westinghouse Electronics cannot guarantee that unauthorized access to your personal information will never occur. By using this Site you acknowledge that there is a possibility that third parties may attempt to access your personal information through, the use of viruses, worms or other forms of malicious program code. Westinghouse Electronics will make efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintaining the security of your personal information and in preventing unauthorized access to it, including the use of appropriate technology and internal procedures.
Notice To/Regarding Children Under the Age of 16
If you are under 16 years of age, you should not provide any personally identifiable information (for example, your last name, home address or e-mail address) on these sites without the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian. If Westinghouse Electronics learns that you are under 16 years of age, Westinghouse Electronics will not maintain or use any personally identifiable information about you without the verifiable consent of your parent or guardian, except as allowed by law. This may mean that you will be unable to participate in some activities on the sites without that verifiable consent.Westinghouse Electronics believes that children using the Internet require special protection, and we urge parents or guardians to explain Internet safety to their children. Parents are urged to spend time online with their children to become familiar with the types of content available on the Westinghouse Electronics websites and the Internet in general. Control tools are available from online services and software manufacturers to help create a safer environment for children.
Consent to Processing
By providing any personal information to the Westinghouse Electronics websites, all users, including without limitation users in the member states of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States of America.