Privacy Policy

Powerlet Privacy/Security Statement

Powerlet Products (a division of Coliant Corporation) respects your right to privacy and shares your concern about the security of any data you may submit to Powerlet's website.

Personal Information Disclosure & Usage

Powerlet never sells e-mail addresses. Powerlet is the sole owner of the information collected on this site and we do not share, rent or sell information concerning Powerlet's customers to third parties in ways other than disclosed in this privacy statement. We only collect personal information about you if you voluntarily choose to share it with Powerlet.

Except as specified above, Powerlet will only share your personal information with third parties if: Powerlet determines that it is required to do so by law; it is necessary in Powerlet's opinion to do so to prevent, investigate, detect or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of Powerlet's site(s) or its network; it is necessary in Powerlet's opinion to do so to protect the rights, property, or safety of Powerlet or its employees, the users of its website(s), or the public; or it is necessary to fulfill your order. Powerlet may use an outside credit card processing company and/or a shipping carrier to process your order. These companies do not retain, share, store or use your personally identifiable information for any other purposes.

Registration & Contact Us

There are several instances for you to share personal information about yourself with Powerlet. Sharing personal information with Powerlet is strictly voluntary. This may include information about you such as your product interests, your name, and your mailing address and e-mail address. For instance, you may decide to send Powerlet an e-mail message which might contain personal information along with inquiries about Powerlet's products or services. Powerlet will only use this information to identify you as a Powerlet customer and to respond to you via electronic mail or by phone. Login is required for all orders (including PayPal orders) to maintain a searchable order history, and provide the corresponding shipping tracking numbers. If you choose to share any personal information with Powerlet, Powerlet may store it and use it for internal marketing research and other marketing purposes, including e-mailing you with special promotions and other programs of interest.

Contests & Surveys

From time to time our site requests information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include demographic information (such as name and shipping address, zip code, or age level). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement, and gather broad information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. When you visit our website, unless you voluntarily disclose personal information, Powerlet does not collect or store any personally identifiable information about you. The information collected may include the time and date you visited the site, the pages you looked at, and your IP address and domain name. Powerlet does not link this information to anything personally identifiable to you. Powerlet only uses this information for system administration and to help Powerlet develop ideas about how it might tailor its site to improve your visit. This information is not rented or sold to third parties and will not be used by Powerlet to contact you in any way.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. When you visit Powerlet on the web, a cookie will be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that help Powerlet keep track of your shopping cart as you move through Powerlet's store, and they only contain the necessary information to associate a shipping ID on your computer with the orders in the "shopping cart" table on Powerlet's server. Please note: At the present time, you cannot purchase with the "cookies" feature shut off on your browser.

SSL

Powerlet's on-line store uses industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of personal information such as your name and address, as well as critically sensitive information such as your credit card number. Powerlet engages a company that is an industry leader in on-line security and site verification to ensure the security of Powerlet's site. Powerlet's website is also registered with site identification authorities so that your browser can confirm Powerlet's identity before any personal information is sent. In addition, Powerlet's secure servers protect this information using advanced firewall technology.

Data Security Measures

Not only does Powerlet protect your purchase-related information as it is transmitted to Powerlet's servers, but Powerlet also secures the servers themselves to help prevent unauthorized access to the data after it is in Powerlet's hands. Powerlet has comprehensive security measures in place to protect its Internet servers, as well as its internal corporate computer resources, from loss, misuse, and alteration. In addition, your credit card and billing information cannot be read as it travels to Powerlet's ordering system.

Security Enabled Browsers

To help ensure that these measures are effective in preventing unauthorized access to your private information, you should be aware of the security features available to you through your browser. You should use a security-enabled browser to make purchases at Powerlet's on-line store. Please note: If you do not use a SSL-capable browser, you are at risk for having data intercepted. Powerlet will not be responsible for any compromise of data that is intercepted due to the customer's use of an unsecured browser. Most browsers have the ability to notify you if you change between secure and insecure communications, receive invalid site identification information for the site you are communicating with, or send information over an unsecured connection. Powerlet recommends that you enable these browser functions to help ensure that your communications are secure. You can also monitor the URL of the site you are visiting (secure URLs begin with https:// rather than the normal http://), along with the security symbol of your browser (an open or closed padlock in Netscape or a broken or complete key in Internet Explorer) to help identify when you are communicating with a secure server. You can also view the details of the security certificate of the site to which you are connected. Powerlet encourages you to use this to check the validity of any site you connect to using secure communications.

Links

You should carefully review security/privacy policies of any third party sites accessible from Powerlet's site. Other sites accessible through Powerlet's website have their own policies and data collection, use, and disclosure practices. Please consult each site's policies and practice. Powerlet is not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. The information practices of those websites linked from Powerlet's site are not covered by this Privacy/Security Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information. Powerlet is not responsible for the content of these third party sites.

Opt-out or Opt-in

Powerlet may also send you special promotions and other programs of interest via email. If you choose to stop receiving these emails in the future, please follow the unsubscribe instructions within each email communication. Powerlet will not provide or share any mailing lists or other information about you to another company or service for promotional purposes. Any service related emails (to confirm a purchase, shipping status, etc.) generally do not offer an unsubscribe as they are necessary to provide the service you requested.

Children

While Powerlet encourages everyone to visit its web site and learn about the company and our technology and applications, Powerlet has no desire to collect information from those under the age of 18. Any instance of personal information about a minor being collected would be purely accidental and unintentional. If a minor would like to submit information to Powerlet, Powerlet asks that the child's parent submit the information on his or her behalf. Powerlet'strongly encourages parents to take an active role in their children's use of the Internet and to take appropriate steps to ensure a positive and safe experience.

Privacy/Security Policy Changes

If Powerlet makes changes to any terms or conditions of this Privacy/Security Policy, these changes will be posted on Powerlet's websites in a timely manner. If Powerlet decides to change its privacy policy, it will post those changes to this privacy statement and other places Powerlet deems appropriate, which may include its website, for a period of time Powerlet deems appropriate, so that you are aware of what information Powerlet collects, how Powerlet uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, Powerlet discloses it. Powerlet reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If Powerlet makes material changes to this policy, Powerlet will update this policy and notify you by means of a notice on Powerlet's website.

Disclaimer

While Powerlet continues to work hard to protect your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure and Powerlet cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Powerlet. Transmitting personal information is done at your own risk.

Questions & Comments

Powerlet welcomes your questions and comments about security and privacy. Please send e-mail to

This website is owned, operated, and maintained by:

Coliant Corporation
5520 Chicago Road Warren, MI 48092
Phone: 586-276-0900
Fax: 586-276-0907
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Where can I learn more about using the Internet and protecting my privacy?

The United States Federal Trade Commission has a web page http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/index.html devoted to providing you with information about protecting your privacy on-line.