Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

leakSMARTTM is a trademark of Waxman Industries. Waxman Consumer Product Goods, Inc. (“Waxman”) is committed to protecting your online privacy while you use our website. We urge you to read the privacy policy in its entirety so you will understand all of the practices and procedures we follow relating to your online privacy.

What this Privacy Policy Covers

In this privacy policy, Waxman will inform you about the type of information that is collected about you on this website, how the information is collected, what the information will be used for and to whom it will be given. This privacy policy will also tell you how to limit our use of your personal information.

Contact our Website

This website is the responsibility of Waxman. You may contact us by e-mail at webusprivacy@waxmanind.com, by regular mail at Waxman Industries, Inc. 24460 Aurora Road, Bedford Heights, Ohio 44146, or by telephone at (440) 439-1830.

What Kind of Personal Information Waxman Collects

The privacy and security of your information is important to us. We may ask you to complete and submit to Waxman online profiles when you use this website. If you choose to submit an online profile, we may require you to give us your personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address and other information). We take care to protect the online data profiles that you create and submit to us when using this website. These online profiles are used by Waxman to fulfill our internal purposes in serving you, our customer. Additionally, some information about your server address, web browser, and computer system are automatically transmitted to our web servers so that we can operate our site on the Internet. In addition, as part of our site operation, we reserve the right to automatically collect and track:

  • The home server IP addresses and domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of web browser you are using while you visit our website;
  • Information on what pages of the website you access; and
  • Information volunteered by you at the website such as online profile information, survey information and/or website registration information.

Additionally, Waxman reserves the right to collect other forms of personal information such as financial information, credit card information and other similar information when necessary to complete a transaction.

How We Use Your Personal Information

Waxman stores its customer information in a secure database to fulfill your requests for certain services and to contact you about our products and services that we think might be of interest to you. A few select employees of Waxman have access to your personal information for monitoring, marketing, demographic, and promotional purposes, as well as to assist us in customizing the content of our website to provide information that may be of interest to you. This may include responding to your requests for information and improving our website.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not reveal to any party the information contained in the online profile that you submit to us. Additionally, we will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to other companies unless (i) we have your permission to do so, (ii) we notify you before you submit your online profile (including within this Privacy Policy) that such information could be published, rented, sold or otherwise shared, (iii) we are required to do so by law, court order or other legal process, or (iv) we believe it to be necessary to protect an individual’s personal safety or the integrity or security of our website or business.

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Privacy Policy to the contrary, Waxman may share your personally identifiable information with other companies when:

  • We provide your information to another company that assists us in providing you services, such as an affiliate or business partner of Waxman;
  • We find that your actions on our website violate our Terms of Use agreement that you agree to by using our website; or
  • We may sell or otherwise transfer such information to a successor of Waxman or any subsidiary or division of Waxman in connection with an asset sale, merger, consolidation, divestiture, stock sale or other corporate transaction, or by way of assignment (whether by operation of law or otherwise) in connection with any such or similar transaction or in connection with the administration of a bankruptcy estate.

Security

The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our users is of great concern to us. We utilize security measures believed to be industry-standard measures to protect the online profiles that you submit to Waxman and the fulfillment of your information requests through our website. These security measures are intended to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that is in our possession and under our control. However, these security measures may not fully protect information in all cases. Therefore, you should exercise care in using this website.

Some of the applications on this website require that you register with us before access is granted. Once access is granted, you will access these applications with a username and password. You should protect this information carefully, and notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your username and password.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a persistent client side hypertext transfer protocol file. Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to a visitor’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies help web surfing by saving visitor preferences and other information. The use of cookies is a widespread industry standard and thus many major websites use cookies.

Most Web browsers are initially configured to accept and process cookies. You can configure your browser to refuse cookies.

More extensive information concerning cookies is available on the World Wide Web by searching for the word “cookies.” If you have any questions concerning our use of cookies, please contact us.

We reserve the right to use cookies on the Waxman website.

Opting-Out

You may opt-out of having your personal information collected by contacting us by e-mail, regular mail, or telephone. Please note that in order to fulfill certain obligations, we may need to continue sending you notices or other important information concerning any orders or services you request. If you submit to Waxman contact information, we reserve the right to send you periodic e-mail messages or mailings or contact you by telephone, and to share this contact information with our affiliates or business partners so that they may send you periodic e-mail messages or mailings or contact you by telephone regarding new products and services or upcoming events. You may opt-out of having your contact information collected for these purposes by contacting us as set forth above.

Requesting to See Your Personal Information

You may request via e-mail, regular mail or telephone that we provide you with the personal information we have concerning you. Once you receive this information, you may request that we modify or remove any of your personal information. We reserve the right to verify your identity before sending you this information.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other Internet websites. We encourage our partners, contributors and other third parties to implement policies and practices that respect your privacy.

We are not, however, responsible for other website’s privacy practices or website content. Occasionally, you may receive cookies from third party advertisers, partners and vendors. We do not control these cookies.

WAXMAN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, IRRESPECTIVE OF THEIR NATURE, INCURRED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR NON-USE OF THIRD PARTIES’ WEBSITES.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. We ask that you review this privacy policy from time to time to insure you are familiar with the most current version of it.

Acceptance of This Privacy Policy

By using this website, you agree to the terms as well as any posted changes of this Privacy Policy. By using this website, you hereby consent to the collection and use of this information by Waxman. If you do not agree to the terms, DO NOT use our website.