Val-Matic Privacy Policy

Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corporation (collectively, “Val-Matic”, “our”, “us”, or “we”. We may refer to you as “you” or “your”.) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy statement dated 07/02/2019 (“Privacy Policy”).

This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you when you visit our company website, (“Website”), or communicate by email, text, or other electronic means, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Val-Matic or any third party, or any information collected by third parties through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from the Website. 

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Privacy Policy periodically for updates.

Collection of your Personal Information

Val-Matic may collect personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, or telephone number when using our Website, or communicating via other electronic means. We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Val-Matic when accessing our Website. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Val-Matic for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website through Google Analytics. This information does not include any financial information.

We collect the above information (1) directly from you when you provide it to us, (2) automatically as you navigate through the Website, and (3) from third parties, for example, our business partners.

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website or requesting services from our Website. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

  • Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website or by other electronic means.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Val-Matic public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Val-Matic does not read any of your private online communications. Val-Matic does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

The Website includes links to various third-party websites. Val-Matic encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our Website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Val-Matic is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of our Website.

Use, or Process, of your Personal Information

Val-Matic collects, uses, and processes your personal information to operate the Website and deliver to you the information or services you have requested. We may use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Val-Matic and its affiliates. We may also use the information to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.

We may keep track of the pages you visit when on the Website in order to determine what Val-Matic products and services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Val-Matic to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

We do not sell, rent or lease personal data to third parties. We may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

  • To contractors, service providers, manufacturer’s representatives, and other third parties we use to support our business.

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Val-Matic’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Val-Matic about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • With your consent.

We may also share your personal information when you choose to click on any of the social plug-ins for social networks such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and YouTube that we provide on our Website. If you have a user account with, and are logged in to, a social network when you click on its social plug-in on our Website, the social network will associate your visit to our Website with your user account.

We will also disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Val-Matic or the Website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Val-Matic; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Website, or the public.

We will retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which we need to use it. 

Use of Cookies

The Website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small file that is placed on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Val-Matic services or the Website.

Security of your Personal Information

Val-Matic takes reasonable steps to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Val-Matic secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. [If you provide us with payment information, such as a credit card or bank account number, transactions completed using that information will be encrypted using SSL technology.]

Changes to this Statement

Val-Matic will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. Val-Matic encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed of how Val-Matic is protecting your information. Your continued use of the Website after these updates have been made is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

Contact Information

Val-Matic welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. Click here to contact us to request a report, correction, or deletion of any personal information that you have provided to us or, if you have consented to our use of your personal information, to withdraw your consent. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.