We may ask you to provide us with personally identifiable information, which is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally (such as your name, address, or e-mail address) when you are on the Web Site, such as when you register with us, if you agree to receive e-mails from us, you contact us with a question, or you submit a resume. We may, at any time, add features to the Web Site that also require you to register or otherwise provide personally identifiable information. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in some or all of the Web Site’s features. This Web Site is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.
In addition to the above, when you visit or download information from this Site, our web servers may automatically collect web site usage information. Web site usage information is non-personally identifiable information that describes how our visitors use and navigate this Site. It can include the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length of their stays, browser type, referrer data that identifies the web page visited prior and subsequent to visiting the Site, and IP address (see below for more information on IP addresses). We may determine the applicable technology available in order to serve you the most appropriate version of a web page, e-mail or similar service.
Use of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses
Use and Disclosure of Information Collected at the Site
- In response to judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as subpoena, or a request from local, state or federal law enforcement officials or other governmental authorities conducting an investigation;
- When the Company employs third parties to perform functions on its behalf, which may include, without limitation, third party hosting companies, communication services (including e-mail and mail), data analysts and other customer service companies; and
- In the event Company merges with another business entity or its assets related to the products or services that you receive from Company are acquired by another business entity, or its business is consolidated, or it goes through a fundamental corporate change.
We may also disclose non-personally identifying information, such as aggregated user statistics to third parties for several reasons, including, without limitation, obtaining advertisers and describing us and the Web Site to third parties.
YOUR CHOICES (How to Change Your INFORMATION)
You may edit your registration profile by logging in with your user id and password. Once logged in, you may edit your contact information or change your user id and password. If you decide that you no longer wish to receive e-mail from us, you may unsubscribe from this service by selecting "Join Mailing List” under “Contact Us,” and selecting “unsubscribe.” You can also unsubscribe through the mechanism provided in an e-mail you receive from us.
If you have difficulty unsubscribing through our web site or if you have other privacy questions, please contact us by email or in writing at the following location:
Nanophase Technologies Corporation
Attn: Privacy Manager
1319 Marquette Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
Please be aware that we will process your request as quickly as we reasonably can, but it may not be possible to update our systems immediately. You should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases.
We use reasonable safeguards to protect Personally Identifiable Information we collect on this Site from unauthorized access, use, modification or disclosure. However, due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside of our control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
Consent to Transfer
This Site is operated in the United States. If you are located in Canada, the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to Nanophase will be transferred to the United States. By using this Site, participating in any of the Company’s services or providing Company with your information, you consent to this transfer.