Product information are subject to change without prior notice and should be
verified independently with a representative.
What personal information do we collect?
Visiting: You are not required to provide
personally identifiable information to visit the historyonhand.com site. We do
collect usage data, ZIP codes and other information on all users, but it is not
personally identifiable except as described below under the section IP
Registration, Service Requests and Web Forms:
You may be asked to provide personal information to use certain services on this
site, which will be apparent from the forms we ask you to complete.
Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are
placed on your computer's hard drive by our computers (or servers) to identify
your computer. Cookies are read only by the server that placed them there and
you visit our site, to personalize your experience and generally to serve you
better. For example, if you enter your name, address or ZIP code on one of our
forms, it may be stored in a cookie so you do not have to enter it again.
Cookies also can tell us what advertising you have seen on our site, which
allows us to offer you a more diverse selection of advertising information.
Cookies also may compile data about our visitors that may be shared with other
companies, such as an outside advertising company. However, no personally
identifiable information stored in cookies will be shared with outside companies
for any purpose without your permission. You can disable cookies or otherwise
manage them through tools provided with your browser software and with
third-party software packages. If you turn off cookies, many historyonhand.com
features will not work as well or at all. IP addresses: historyonhand.com compiles
IP addresses -- the location of your computer on the Internet -- for
administrative and analytical purposes. historyonhand.com does not routinely
collect any personally identifiable information through its compilation of your
IP address or the location of your computer on the Internet. However, in cases
of suspected abuse or service problems, we may use an IP address in conjunction
with other personally identifiable information to enforce our terms of service
and to protect or troubleshoot the service, the site, its users or others who
may be affected. No personally identifiable information associated with IP
addresses will be shared with third parties for marketing purposes without your
How do we use the information we collect?
Site Interaction: The information you provide
when you register with historyonhand.com or fill out other forms on our site may be
stored on our servers or, in some cases, in a cookie on your computer. This
information will be used to compile aggregate data that is not personally
identifiable and may be used internally. This
information may also be used to confirm and fulfill a request you are making, to
follow up on that request and to communicate with you about the historyonhand.com
service. The messages that historyonhand.com sends for these purposes may
incidentally include promotional material or other content from historyonhand.com.
We are not sharing your personally identifiable information with third parties, nor will we continue to
send you promotional messages if you ask us not to, as described below in the
Section entitled "Accessing, changing or deactivating information collected by
Visitor Behavior: historyonhand.com may perform
statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in the
various areas of our site, for development purposes.
We may use personally identifiable information to improve your experience while you are visiting our
site. This might include prefilling your personal information into Web forms so
that you do not have to retype it or presenting you with editorial and
advertising content that may be of interest.
How do we handle changes to your information or to this
Notification of changes: Any changes to this
policy will be posted on our Web site in this location. If those changes affect
how we use your personally identifiable information, we will contact you at the
e-mail address in our records to notify you of the change before it takes effect
in regard to your information. You can then either agree to the changes, modify
your personally identifiable information or deactivate your user record.
Accessing, changing or deactivating information collected
by historyonhand.com: If you wish to access, verify the accuracy of,
change or deactivate your personal information on file with historyonhand.com;
change your permissions regarding use of personally identifiable information for
direct promotion purposes by historyonhand.com.
Your personal information is one of our most valuable assets. It
is kept physically secure in our data centers and is accessible only to
authorized personnel as needed to perform operations governed by this policy. In
addition, when we collect credit card or other highly sensitive information from
you, such as a Social Security number, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
encryption, the industry standard for ensuring privacy in Web transactions.
Last updated: February 15, 2002