Last Updated: July 2023
We have adopted this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of certain information provided to it by customers and potential customers who use the Website. This policy states the Company’s policy regarding information collection and dissemination practices for the Website: lincolnelectricsolutions.com.au. By using the Website, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information. This site contains links to other sites. The Company does not control and is not responsible for the operation of such websites and refers you to the privacy practices stated on such websites.
Lincoln collects information supplied by individuals who use the Website for the purpose of providing information or updates about Lincoln or its products or arc welding to such individuals. We may also use personal information you submit for internal purposes including the administration of our websites, data analytics and compliance with law or legal process and Lincoln’s policies and procedures. Examples of the information collected and purposes for which it is requested follow:
We collect your name, address, phone number and email address along with any inquiry or comment you may wish to submit to the Company for the purpose of replying to your inquiry.
Lincoln publishes various information about Lincoln products and arc welding, such as send ads, videos, contests, rebates and e-newsletters, which we email to users of the Website or to other individuals they identify to us. Recipients may opt out or unsubscribe from such information here.
Lincoln uses Remarketing with Google Adwords and DataXU to advertise online. This permits third-party vendors, including Google, to show Lincoln ads on sites across the Internet. Lincoln and third-party vendors, including Google and DataXU, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Adwords cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based upon your past visits to Lincoln’s website.
When creating a remarketing list, Lincoln will not use any of your sensitive information whether collected directly or associated with a visitor, based on your profile or behavior on Lincoln’s site or app Ad content will not use or imply knowledge of your personally identifiable or sensitive information. Restrictions on list creation apply to individual webpages and entire websites.
Lincoln may ask users of the Website to complete optional online surveys and opinion polls for the purpose of obtaining their input relating to our present or planned products and their use. These surveys help us to better meet your needs. In conducting these surveys we may ask you to provide your name and contact information.
The Website is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. We will ask you to confirm that you have not and will not provide such information to us or in postings on the Website when you register. If we become aware that such information has been provided or posted on the Website, we will delete it from our records.
Notice: When Personal Information is collected, Lincoln will inform individuals of the purpose for which it collects and uses Personal Information and the types of third parties to which the company discloses or may disclose that information. Lincoln will provide individuals with the choice and means for limiting the use and disclosure of their Personal Information. Notice will be provided in clear and conspicuous language when individuals are first asked to provide Personal Information to Lincoln, or as soon as practicable thereafter and, in any event, before Lincoln uses or discloses the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected.
Choice: Lincoln will offer individuals the opportunity to choose (Opt Out) when their personal Information is
Sensitive Personal Information is not knowingly collected on the Website. It is Lincoln’s policy that any individual providing Sensitive Personal Information to it will have the opportunity to explicitly consent (Opt Out) to the disclosure of such information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
The Website provides users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request Personal Information.
The Website also gives users the following options for opting not to receive future communications from Lincoln:
The Website provides you the option to update or correct information previously provided by logging into your account and clicking User Admin Center and then My Profile to access your Personal Information and correct, amend or delete inaccurate information.
The Lincoln Electric Company does not sell any personal information or email addresses collected on the Website. It also does not share this information with third parties not directly affiliated with Lincoln Electric.
Lincoln will take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information it collects from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Lincoln has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information it collects from loss and misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. Lincoln cannot guarantee the security of information on or transmitted via the Internet.
Lincoln will only process Personal Information in a way that is compatible with and relevant to the purpose for which it was collected or authorized by the individual. To the extent necessary for those purposes, Lincoln will take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Information is accurate, complete, current as provided and reliable for its intended use.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the Website or your dealings with the Website, you can email us or contact us at the following address:
Lincoln Electric Company (Australia) Pty Ltd
35 Bryant Street, Padstow NSW 2211, Australia
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