Article II. Collection Of Your Information
Walnut may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, business name, address, email address, telephone number and products and/or service preferences, experiences or desires. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information pertaining to you in the future. Walnut only collects personal and business information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you request information or support, as well as your information which may be involved in any of our products and/or services.
Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to these Site(s). This includes data regarding web pages viewed, date and time viewed, referring website domain, and browser type. IP addresses may also be stored; and may be used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region and other information of the user.
IP addresses are also used by computers on the network to send the requested pages to users or customize the user’s experience. In order to access certain portions of our Site(s), you must register and provide certain voluntary information, including your name, address, and e-mail address.
Article III. Use Of Your Information
Walnut collects and uses your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the products and/or services you have requested, as well as to suggested additional products and/or services and to promote Walnuts products and/or services. Walnut may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis and other business analytics and programs, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support or suggestions, and/or arrange for deliveries or other services. Walnut may supply your information to our service contractors and sub-contractors, distributors and/or dealers covering your region, and other applicable third parties. Walnut uses reasonable precautions to keep secure any personal information disclosed to us.
Using e-mail addresses provided at registration on or with respect to any Walnut Site, product and/or service, or otherwise, Walnut may periodically send e-mail newsletters to users about services and products offered by Walnut, its affiliates and/or its and their business partners and associates. Users can, at any time, indicate to Walnut that they do not wish to receive e-mail information from Walnut by updating the user’s email preferences or unsubscribing from all future emails.
Article IV. Cookies
We send "cookies" to your computer primarily to enhance your online experience and/or to assist our collection of information. "Cookies" are files that can identify you as a unique visitor and store your personal preferences as well as technical information (including click through and click stream data). Cookies can either be permanent (i.e., they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last only until you close your browser). On their own, cookies rarely do not contain or reveal any personally identifiable information. However, if you choose to furnish the Site with personally identifiable information and/or to the extent these Site(s) otherwise collects or obtain any such information, this information can be linked to the data stored in the cookies.
Article V. Links
Article VI. Exclusions
Article VII. Children
Walnut is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors under the age of 18. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a minor, we may use your personal information to request or obtain parental consent for the minor’s use of these Site(s). Parents should supervise the online activities of their children, and consider the use of tools available from online and other services and software providers to help provide kid-friendly Internet environments. These Site(s) are not intended for use by children. Walnut will not knowingly collect any personal information from visitors to these Site(s) who are under the age of 13.
Article VIII. Assignment/Miscellaneous
Assignment: If the ownership of all or substantially all of our business changes, of if Walnut is subject to a merger, consolidation, other reorganization or other transaction deemed by Walnut to involve or include any of your information, we may sell, assign, or transfer your information to the new owner or other third parties without restrictions so that these Site(s), services, products, and/or other activity can continue to operate and grow and make use of such information relatively without restriction.
Security: We have reasonable and appropriate security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuses, and alteration of your personally identifiable information under our control. In all cases, we have taken reasonable steps to confirm the information is retained in secured facilities and that reasonable measures have been implemented for protection from unauthorized access. All personal information accepted on these Site(s) is encrypted and secure through the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software. However, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our Site or databases, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. We ask that you do your part by maintaining the strict confidentiality of any computer passwords you use to access the Internet or these Site(s).
In the course of carrying out our operations and seeking to improve the content of these Site(s), we may transfer your personally identifiable information and other information that you submit on these Site(s) to our offices, affiliates, and service providers in the United States.
Transaction Requirements: We sometimes retain the services of third parties to perform functions or services on our behalf.
Affiliated Companies: We may also provide all of the types of nonpublic personal information listed above to one or more of our affiliates and service providers. Such service providers include, without limitation, financial entities, insurers, vendors and/or companies involved in construction or home/work/office repair, contracting, and/or improvement businesses. Furthermore, we may also provide all the information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf, on behalf of our affiliates or to other institutions with whom we or our affiliates have joint marketing or other agreements.
Joint Promotions: From time to time, we may join with third parties to provide specific services or products. When users sign up for these services or order these products, we will share only the names and other information that is necessary, useful, and/ or desirable for the third parties to provide these services or products.
Protection of Site(s) and Others: We may preserve and have the right to disclose any information about you or your use of these Site(s) without your prior permission if we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary or desirable to: (i) protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of us or our affiliates, other users of these Site(s), or the public; and/or (ii) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties. We also may disclose information as we deem necessary (1) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; (2) to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain; and (3) to enforce the Walnut agreements and/or Terms & Conditions. We may also share aggregated demographic information with our affiliates and other third parties.
Article IX. California Privacy Rights
Your Privacy Rights: California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits members of Walnut who are California residents to request certain information regarding the disclosure of any personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Article X. Questions About Your Privacy
Revised effective as of April 9th, 2017.