All "personal information" ("personal information" is defined as any information
that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to
whom such information pertains) that we collect and maintain will be subject to
to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on
the home page of the Site. If as the result of such changes, you want to alter
the ways in which George Tiemann & Co. is allowed to use your personal
information, you can do so by following the procedure described below in the
section titled "Updating your personal information and privacy preferences." You
will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, the changes
been posted for thirty (30) days with the following exception: If at the time
you provide personal information to George Tiemann & Co. you are given the
opportunity (as you currently are) to limit how such information will be used to
communicate with you, either by George Tiemann & Co. or by third parties, George
Tiemann & Co. will not change your preference in this regard without your
express consent. However, if George Tiemann & Co. sells assets (or the assets of
a division or subsidiary) to another entity, or George Tiemann & Co. (or a
division or subsidiary) is acquired by, or merged with, another entity, George
Tiemann & Co. may provide to such entity customer information that is related to
that part of our business that was sold to or merged with the other entity
without your consent.
Entities collecting personal information
Personal information on this Site is collected by George Tiemann & Co. George
Tiemann & Co.'s address is 25 Plant Avenue, Happauge, NY 11788-3804
The Site may contain links to other sites at which personal information is
collected. In such instances, unless expressly provided to the contrary, the
collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy
that is collecting your personal information.
Collection of personal information
As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities without providing
any personal information. In connection with other activities, such as
subscribing to the collaboration services offered on the Site or utilizing
online software applications, George Tiemann & Co. may ask you to provide
certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form.
It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to
engage in these activities, however, George Tiemann & Co. may ask that you
provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing
address (including ZIP code), e-mail address, employer, job title and
department, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal information.
When ordering products or services on the Site, you may be asked to provide a
credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we
ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do
not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will
not be able to engage in that activity.
When you use the Site, George Tiemann & Co. or third parties authorized by
George Tiemann & Co. may also collect certain technical and routing information
about your computer to facilitate your use of the Site and its services. For
example, we may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating
system, CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol ("IP") address of your computer. We
use these environmental variables to facilitate and track your use of the Site
and its services. George Tiemann & Co. also uses such environmental variables to
measure traffic patterns on the Site. Without expressly informing you in each
particular circumstance, we do not match such information with any of your
When you submit personal information to George Tiemann & Co. through this Site,
you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across
national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in
which George Tiemann & Co. and its affiliates and subsidiaries maintain offices,
including, without limitation, the United States. You also acknowledge that in
certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection,
transferring, storage, and processing of your information may be undertaken by
trusted vendors of George Tiemann & Co.. Such vendors are bound by contract not
to use your personal information for their own purposes or provide it to any
third parties. One instance where this could occur is in conjunction with framed
pages in which the URL for the pages is not visible and the pages are being
hosted by a vendor of George Tiemann & Co..
George Tiemann & Co. has established relationships with various service
providers whose services are available to you from this Site or from Web sites
that are linked to this Site. Typically, these providers offer services that
George Tiemann & Co. customers might find useful, such as those that can be used
in conjunction with George Tiemann & Co. services and products. In order to use
those services, you may be required to provide personal information to the
providers. Unless expressly provided to the contrary, personal information that
you provide while you are visiting a provider's Web site will be subject to the
while on this Site in conjunction with a provider's service will be subject to
providers often provide that they will share with George Tiemann & Co. personal
information collected from you. In such instances, George Tiemann & Co. may use
situation where sites have an George Tiemann & Co. "look and feel," and you
reasonably believe you are on an George Tiemann & Co. site, the site is
collecting information in a solely intermediary capacity and does not use
personal information for secondary purposes.
How your personal information is used
George Tiemann & Co. collects your information in order to record and support
your participation in the activities you select. If you subscribe to a service
or register a product, for example, the information is used to register your
rights, if any, to technical support or other benefits that may be made
available to registered users. As another example, if you enter a contest,
information is collected to qualify the entry and contact you regarding the
contest or prize awards. Your personal information is also used to keep you
informed about product upgrades, special offers, and other products and services
of George Tiemann & Co. and selected third parties if you have so opted to
receive such communications.
George Tiemann & Co. may collect information about the use of the Site, such as
the types of services used and how many users we receive daily. This information
is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually.
George Tiemann & Co. may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data
for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes.
Your choices with respect to personal information
George Tiemann & Co. recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible
use of information collected on this Site. Without your consent, George Tiemann
& Co. will not communicate any information to you regarding products, services,
and special offers available from George Tiemann & Co., although we may find it
necessary to communicate with you regarding your use of the services on this
George Tiemann & Co. will also not provide your name to other companies or
organizations without your consent.
There are other instances in which George Tiemann & Co. may divulge your
personal information. George Tiemann & Co. may provide your personal information
if necessary, in George Tiemann & Co.'s good faith judgment, to comply with laws
or regulations of a governmental or regulatory body or in response to a valid
subpoena, warrant, or order or to protect the rights of George Tiemann & Co. or
Protection of your personal information
The personal information that you provide in connection with registering
yourself as a user of George Tiemann & Co. products or services or registering
an George Tiemann & Co. product is classified as Registration Information.
Registration Information is protected in several ways. Access by you to your
Registration Information is available through a password and unique customer ID
selected by you. This password is encrypted. We recommend that you do not
divulge your password to anyone. In addition, your Registration Information
resides on a secure server that only selected George Tiemann & Co. personnel and
contractors have access to via password. George Tiemann & Co. encrypts your
personal information and thereby strives to prevent unauthorized parties from
viewing such information when it is transmitted to George Tiemann & Co.
Personal information that you provide that does not constitute Registration
Information also resides on a secure server and is only accessible to selected
George Tiemann & Co. personnel and contractors via password. Since this
information is not accessible by you, you will not be asked to select a password
in order to view or modify such information.
When you visit this Site, you can browse the Site and access important
information without revealing your identity. In order to improve our Site, we
use "cookies" to track your visit. A cookie is a small amount of data that is
transferred to your browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server
that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card, and enables
George Tiemann & Co. to record your passwords, purchases, and preferences. It
cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to
notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to
accept it. (For some Web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not
optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to
access those pages.)
www.georgetiemann.com, and our Web servers automatically log the IP/Internet
address of your computer, George Tiemann & Co. does not generally use this
information to identify you personally. However, if you expressly provide
consent for www.georgetiemann.com to "remember" the unique identifier that you
select when you register for various activities on the site, that unique
identifier will be stored on a cookie on your computer, linked to your
registration information, and your navigation path around the site will be
tracked. We associate this data to understand how our site and services are
being used so we can understand our customers and offer appropriate products and
Updating your personal information and privacy preferences
You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy
preferences at any time. With respect to Registration Information, this may be
accomplished by linking to your account at Edit Your Account, where you can view
and make changes to your personal information. You may also access and correct
your personal information and privacy preferences (such as whether you wish to
receive promotional communications from George Tiemann & Co. or third parties)
by writing or calling George Tiemann & Co. at:
George Tiemann & Co.
25 Plant Avenue
Happauge, NY 11788-3804
Please include your name, address, and/or e-mail address when you contact us.
Personal information submitted through this Site that is not Registration
Information is not accessible online. To access and/or correct such information,
you may write George Tiemann & Co. at the above address.
In your correspondence, please indicate with as much detail as possible the
location on this Site where you provided your personal information.
Privacy-related inquiries and complaints
George Tiemann & Co. takes its users' privacy concerns seriously. If you believe
respect to your personal information or you have other related inquiries or
concerns, you may write to the George Tiemann & Co. Privacy Officer at the
address indicated above.
In your letter, please describe in as much detail as possible the nature of your
inquiry or the ways in which you believe that the George Tiemann & Co. online
Please note that if you provide George Tiemann & Co. with inconsistent privacy
preferences (for example, by indicating on one occasion that third parties may
contact you with marketing offers and indicating on another occasion that they
may not), George Tiemann & Co. cannot guarantee that your most recent privacy
preference will be honored.
Also, please note that George Tiemann & Co. is not responsible for the content
or privacy practices of non-George Tiemann & Co. web sites to which this Site or
any other George Tiemann & Co. Web site may link. You should review the privacy
policy of such sites before using the sites.