Privacy Policy

Last Modified: May 16, 2010

At Machinist.org we recognize that privacy is important. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us through our website

Machinist.org
CEO, Jeff Libert

USA

Personal Information gathered from Machinist.org
The information Machinist.org collects from clients helps us personalize and enhance your experience. The following are types of information we collect.

  • Information You Provide Us: At Machinist.org any information you directly provide us with on our website will be stored. If you choose not to provide certain information, you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features that will optimize your experience. Information you provide us will be used for purposes such as responding to your requests, customizing future experiences, improving our website, and communicating with you about your needs.

Other Information gathered from Machinist.org

At Machinist.org third-party advertising companies are used to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may collect information about your visits to our website, and our affiliates, in order to provide advertisements that relate to your interests. It is your complete discretion as to how much information these sources gain. Alterations can be made in your web browser in order to disable cookies and other tracking devices that allow us to provide you with more pertinent information.

  • Links: We may format our links in a manner that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of your search, customize the content, and improved advertising.
  • Web Beacon: A web beacon is an electronic image in a web page, usually consisting of a single-pixel which allows our website to analyze user traffic. The information gathered from Web Beacons is assembled in a file and then formatted into a chart and set of reports. Web beacons provide us with greater accuracy on the information you are searching for, thereby allowing us to provide you the direct services you are looking for.
  • Cookies: During many interactions on the web your information is being tracked through cookies. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that uniquely identifies your browser. Machinist.org uses cookies to improve the quality of service, such as storing user preferences, improving search results and ad selection, and tracking user trends. Cookies are also used so you the user do not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time. If you do not wish to optimize the use of our site through using cookies, you may be able to reject the cookies by changing preferences in your web browser. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. Overall, cookies enhance your web browsing experience by providing more relative information.
  • Log Files: Log files are not associated with your personally identifiable information. However, we use log files (IP addresses) to record information that allows us to analyze trends, tract user’s interests, and gather demographic information of our users.
  • E-mail: While Machinist.org does not currently have an email option, at such point when an email option is given, you will be able to enter this information in order to receive updates on information added to our site.

Information Sharing to Third Parties
At Machinist.org we focus on protecting your information. If you disclose your information to others outside of Machinist.org, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you provide them. Please read the third parties privacy policy as you will then subject to their rules and regulations.

  • Affiliated Business Transactions: Machinist.org may work closely with affiliates in order to provide you the most knowledgeable information and resources. In any third party transaction, made off of our website, your information related to those transactions will be shared with the third party. The information you share with our affiliates in related business transactions can only occur with your consent when you leave our site.
  • Third-Party Providers: Any purchase made on another site becomes controlled under the site which you are purchasing the goods. Other companies and individuals will deliver your good or service. This includes fulfilling orders, delivering packages, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These third parties only become involved when you purchase a gift from another site, and only gain access to your personal information in order to carry out the functions in order to deliver your gift.
  • Business Transfers: As Machinist.org continues to expand our business, we might sell or buy related businesses. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred assets but remains subject to the promises made in this Privacy Notice.
  • Protection of Machinist.org and Users: We may release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Machinist.org, our users, or others. These acts will only be undergone to protect the company and you as an individual when the law becomes involved. Machinist.org will not sell, rent, share, or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information of our users for commercial purposes.

Age Restrictions
There is no age restriction for using the Machinist.org website. Our business does not sell products for purchase to individuals under the age of 18. We are not responsible for any transactions that take place once you are directed to another website through our links. In order to make any purchases the user must be the appropriate age to own a credit/debit card.

Updating your Personal Information
When you add personal information to our website, we offer different methods that allow you to access, correct, or delete your personal information. However, when you have placed an order with an affiliate company, you can only update this information via the website on which you placed the order. If you have any difficulties changing your information updated specifically to our website, please contact our web administrator.

Information Security
Our business uses multiple security precautions in order to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of our customer’s information. We use the best internal controls in order to protect the storage and processing of your information. In addition to up to date software protection, we also use multiple physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to locations where we store personal information.

We operate on a “need to know basis,” only allowing Machinist.org employees to access personal information when needed to complete a business transaction. Only certified employees can access personal information during these transactions. These employees are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to termination and criminal prosecution if they fail to meet these obligations.

Updating the Privacy Policy
As Machinist.org develops and expands changes may need to be made to the privacy policy. Please keep up to date on the most recent modification of our Privacy Policy. Many of the expected changes will be minor, and will not be aimed at reducing your rights. Any changes in the policy will be immediately posted for our users. If any significant changes in the policy occur, a more pronounced form of notice will be released.

Please feel free to direct any additional questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy to our web administrators.

Machinist.org
CEO, Jeff Libert

USA