[Last Revised: April 25 ,2018]
Shamir Optical Industry Ltd., its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Shamir", "Company" “we” or "us") respects the privacy of the visitors and/or users (“User(s)” or “you”) of its website at www.shamir.com (including its subdomains) (collectively, the "Site") and is committed to protect the personal information that its Users share with it. We believe that you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect and use when you visit and/or use our Site.
1. Your Consent (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!)
FOR AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, YOU HEREBY CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION, PROCESSING, TRANSFER AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE US WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND THAT SUCH INFORMATION IS VOLUNTARILY PROVIDED TO US.
2. Which information we may collect on our Users?
We may collect two types of data and information from our Users:
a. Non-identifiable and anonymous information (“Non-personal Information”). We are not aware of the identity of the User from whom we have collected the Non-personal Information. Non-Personal Information is any unconcealed information which does not enable identification of an individual User, and which is available to us while such User is entering into and/or using the Site and/or are accessing Shamir's Services and Products. Non-personal Information which is being gathered consists of technical information, behavioral information and aggregated information, and may contain, among other things, the activity of the User on the Site, type of operating system, User's 'click-stream' or searches on the Site, the period of time spent on certain pages, type and version of browser, keyboard language, screen resolution, number of pages visited by the User etc.
b. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). This information may identify an individual or may be of a private and/or sensitive nature.
For avoidance of doubt, any Non-Personal Information connected or linked to any Personal Information shall be deemed Personal Information so long as such connection or linkage exists.
3. How Do We Collect Information on Our Users?
There are a few methods that we use:
a. We collect information through your entry and use of the Site and/or Products and/or Services. In other words, when you are using the Site and/or Products and/or Services we are aware of it and may gather, collect and store the information relating to such usage.
b. We collect information which you decide to provide us voluntarily. For example, we collect Personal Information when you contact us through the contact form or when you open an Account.
We may gather, collect and store such information either independently or through the help of our authorized third-party service providers as detailed below.
4. What are the Purposes of the Collection of Information?
Non-personal Information is collected in order to:
Personal Information is collected in order to:
5. Sharing Information with Third Parties
For avoidance of doubt, Shamir may transfer and disclose Non-personal Information to third parties at its discretion, including without limitation for statistical, analytical and research purposes and for customization, development and improvement of our Site and/or the Products and/or Services.
In order to provide you with our Products and/or Services, including Products and/or Services that are customized and tailored to the needs of your customers and in order to constantly improve our Products and/or Services, we and our authorized third-party service providers and vendors may collect and process certain data related to your customers (the "End-Users" and the "End-User Data", respectively).
End User Data consists of the following types of information:
7. Deletion or Modification of your Personal Information
Aggregated and/or anonymous information derived from your use of the Site or Services may remain on our servers indefinitely.
We take reasonable measures to maintain the security and integrity of our Site and/or Products and/or Services and prevent unauthorized access to it or use thereof through generally accepted industry standard technologies and internal procedures. The Personal Information is hosted with reputable cloud-hosting vendors which provide advanced security standards (both physical and logical). Please note, however, that there are inherent risks in transmission of information over the Internet or other methods of electronic storage and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access or use will never occur. SHAMIR SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSIONS OR FAILURE TO STORE OR THE THEFT, DELETION, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, OR LOSS OF ANY DATA OR INFORMATION.
10. Third Party Service Providers
11. Links to Third Party Websites
12. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies.
When you access or use the Site, we or our third party service providers may use industry-wide technologies such as "cookies" or other similar technologies which store certain information on your computer or device ("Cookies"), which will allow us to enable automatic activation of certain features and make your experience much more convenient and effortless. We or our authorized third party service providers may use both session cookies (which expire once you close the Site) and persistent cookies (which stay on your system until you delete them). It is easy to disable or delete Cookies. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer's hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you disable or erase cookies, your online experience may be limited. Cookies usually store only a Non-personal Information, such as the web pages you have visited, the duration of your browsing, etc. Shamir does not control such third party service providers.
13. International Data Transfer
In order to provide the Site and our Products and/or Services, we may transfer information collected about you, including Personal Information, to affiliated entities, or to other third party service providers (as provided herein) across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. Please note that we may transfer such information to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction, and you consent to such transfer of information.
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