PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for visiting the R.W. Sidley website. We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how R.W. Sidley (“Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, and discloses personal information about you.  

 

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and when doing so, we will revise the date at the top of this policy

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION 

 

R.W. Sidley collects personal information that you voluntarily provide when you submit a form, send an email, request information, seek customer support, inquire about / apply for an open job position, submit a review, or communicate with us via third-party platforms. The types of personal information may include your name, job title, email address, postal address, and phone number. Job applicants may upload their employment history, employment references, and resume. Do not provide credit card or payment information through our website as we do not collect this data or perform online financial transactions of any type.  

 

We automatically collect or generate certain information when you visit or navigate our website. This information includes device log information, data about the device and network you use, including your hardware model, operating system version, mobile network, IP address, language preference, referring URLs, and browser type. We also collect information about your activity on our website, such as pages viewed, access times, and links clicked. We use cookies and web beacons to collect information about you. Cookies are small blocks of data created by a web server while a user is browsing a website. They are placed on the user’s computer or another device to help us improve our services, learn which areas are most popular, count visits, and improve the website experience. Web beacons are transparent graphic objects placed on a website page to help deliver cookies, monitor user behavior, and count visits. R.W. Sidley also collects personal information through online surveys and forms, email, and social media.  

 

USES OF INFORMATION 

 

In addition to the reasons mentioned above, we also use the information collected on our website to: 

 

  • Conduct basic business operations relating to our products and services;  

  • Improve our products and services or develop new ones; 

  • Provide requested information about our products and services; 

  • Respond to customer service inquiries;  

  • Respond to job opening inquiries; 

  • Better understand your interests to personalize the website experience; 

  • Tailor direct marketing efforts, including email, social media marketing, and online advertising; 

  • Advertise our products, services, promotions, and events; 

  • Monitor and analyze industry trends; 

  • Verify your identity to protect your security;  

  • Detect, investigate, and prevent security incidents and other malicious, fraudulent, or illegal activity to protect the rights of the Company and others;  

  • Comply with our legal obligations; 

  • Respond to a legitimate law request from law enforcement authorities or governmental regulators; 

 

 

SHARING OF INFORMATION 

 

R.W. Sidley may share your personal information with affiliated companies and subsidiaries, such as companies in which R.W. Sidley holds ownership. In addition, we will provide access to or share your personal information on an as-needed basis with third parties, such as trusted service providers, consultants, and contractors who provide services to our Company and with government agencies and others as required by law. R.W. Sidley does NOT sell personal information to outside parties. Outside of R.W. Sidley, we will only share your personal information: 

 

  • With service providers, dealers, distributors, agents, or contractors that R.W. Sidley has retained to perform services on our behalf;  

  • With future parent companies;  

  • To comply with applicable laws and legal requests from law enforcement authorities or government regulators;  

  • To respond to court proceedings;  

  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, if we believe you have violated the law, or we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of R.W. Sidley or others; 

  • To support the merger, sale, acquisition, financing, or transfer of all or a portion of our Company’s business or assets;  

  • With third parties such as marketing partners, service providers, data analytics providers, consultants and advisors, and technology providers with the purpose of compiling statistics and marketing our products and services;  

  • With your consent or at your direction for a specific purpose. 

 

 

TRANSFER OF INFORMATION TO THE U.S. AND OTHER COUNTRIES 

 

R.W. Sidley is headquartered in Painesville, Ohio in the United States (U.S.). We have service providers in the U.S. and Canada. We and our service providers may transfer your personal information within the U.S., its territories, or Canada.  

 

 

UNDERSTANDING THIRD-PARTY LINKS 

 

In some instances, we provide external links on our website to non-R.W. Sidley controlled websites, which we make every reasonable effort to identify as such. We do not control these websites and cannot be responsible for the content or privacy practices of these websites.   

 

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS 

 

Residents of California have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), including:  

 

  • The right to know the categories of personal information that are collected and how your personal information is used or disclosed; 

  • The right to access personal information collected about you;  

  • The right to have personal information deleted (with exceptions); 

  • The right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information. 

 

Requests to exercise these rights are subject to verification by R.W. Sidley and subject to certain restrictions provided by the CPPA. R.W. Sidley will not discriminate against California residents for exercising their CPPA rights. We do not sell personal information to outside parties.  

 

California residents who wish to exercise their CCPA rights or have questions about this Privacy Policy may contact R.W. Sidley at bradbuescher@rwsidley.com or mail a written request to R.W. Sidley, California Privacy Rights, 436 Casement Avenue, Painesville, Ohio 44077.  

 

 

DATA COLLECTION OF MINORS 

 

We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using this website, you are agreeing that you are at least 18 or the parent or guardian of such minor and consent to such minor’s use of the website. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will take reasonable steps to delete the data from our records.  

 

 

CONTACT R.W. SIDLEY 

 

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or wish to review or update your personal information, please email bradbuescher@rwsidley.com or mail your inquiry to R.W. Sidley, Website Privacy, 436 Casement Avenue, Painesville, Ohio 44077.