Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and security of your personal information. https://www.dewaltwelding.com (the "Site") is owned by JS Products ("JSP"). This Privacy Policy lets you know what information we collect, how we use it, and who we share it with.

Our Privacy Policy was updated on January 1, 2020.

1. Data Collection and Use

This section describes the information we collect when you use the Site and how we make use of that information, including what information is shared with third parties. Some of the information is Personally Identifiable Information ("PII"). When we use the term "Personally Identifiable Information”, we mean information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.

Automatically-Collected Data:

Non-personally identifiable information is collected from all visitors to the Site. This data includes geo-location, browser version, device, session information, and more. We use this analytically information to track metrics of the Site, diagnosing problems with our servers, administer the Site, and to make improvements to the Site. This data is collected by Google Analytics using cookies and web tags. You can read more about how our Site uses cookies below in section 5. Cookies.

Site Purchases:

To make a purchase on the Site, we need PII including your full name, email address, phone number, shipping & billing addresses, and credit card details. This information is used to confirm, process, record, and ship your order as well as send you communication regarding your order such as order confirmation, tracking information, and other order updates. Your IP address is also collected, which is used for fraud prevention.

Your shipping address is provided to third party service providers (UPS and TaxJar) to help show shipping options and to calculate state sales tax. Please refer to those service provider’s privacy policies on how they manage your data.

Your credit card information is used to bill you for our products. By making a purchase on the Site, you consent to us providing your credit card information to third party service providers to process the transaction. We use EBizCharge for online credit card authorization and processing. We do not retain your card information after the completion of your order. Please refer to EBizCharge's Privacy Policy for additional information on their use of your billing information. If you complete your purchase using Amazon Pay, please refer to Amazon Pay's Customer Agreement. If you complete your purchase using PayPal, please refer to PayPal’s Privacy Policy.

In order to process and record orders, PII is securely stored and transferred between our website database, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and Warehouse Management System (WMS). If you are a California consumer, you have the right to request more information about these systems by Contacting Us.

Site Accounts:

When you create an account on the Site, we request PII including your full name, email address, and to create a password. Once you create an account, you can add your shipping address and billing address to make checkout faster. This information is securely stored in the Site backend database. We use account information to customize Site experiences, track purchase history, and to improve your experience on the Site. If you would like to delete your account, please Contact Us.

Contacting Support:

When you submit a request to us on the Site via the Contact Us page , use our chat widget, email our support address, or call our support phone number, we need PII such as your name, phone number, and email address. Additionally, we may need other information such as contact reason, attachments, and message. This information is used to answer and resolve your request. If you require a replacement product or part(s), we will need your shipping address. We manage all support requests through our third party ticket management tool, Zendesk. You can read their Privacy Policy here.

Giveaways and Contests:

Occasionally, the Site will collect PII to run contests. If you participate in a contest, we require you to provide us with your name, email, and phone number. If the contest prize is a product, the winner(s) will need to provide their shipping address. This information is used to administer contests, contact winners, send out giveaways, and for future marketing campaigns. Your participation is not required and, if you sign up using your email, you can unsubscribe at any time.

Email Marketing:

We use MailChimp, a third party service provider, to collect user emails and send marketing emails. If you provide us your email address, we will only use it to send you marketing and promotional emails if you opted-in. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time.

Social Media:

We interact with our users on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you make a post or contact us using a social media platform, we respond using third party social media management tools like Sprout Social and Zendesk. Please refer to the specific social media privacy policy as well as our third party tool’s privacy policies to learn how your data is managed when interacting with us through these platforms.

Access, Correction, and Deletion of your Data:

You have the right to know what information we have on you, correct any errors in the information, and request us to delete your information. To request what information we have on you, you'll need to contact us and provide us with your identity. If you have an account on the Site, you can access, update, and delete your information by logging into your account. If you are subscribed to receive marketing emails from us, you can unsubscribe anytime at the bottom of the emails. Additionally, you can request we delete your subscriber information by contacting us .

2. California Consumers Rights

California residents have specific rights on how we handle their Personally Identifiable Information (PII). You can learn more about California consumer rights and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) here.

Categories of User Data, Sources, Purposes and Disclosure:

This section details in the last 12 months, categories of PII data collected, sources of PII data, business purposes PII data was used, and categories of PII data disclosed to third parties for business purposes. More information about these can be found above under the section 1. Data Collection and Use.

Categories of User Data Collected in the Last 12 Months:
  • Identifiers (e.g. name, ship-to and bill-to addresses, email address, phone number)
  • Commercial information (e.g. products purchased and purchase history)
  • Internet and network activity (e.g. search history)
  • Geolocation information (e.g. device location and IP address)
  • Audio (specifically recordings of support phone calls)
  • Payment information (collected by our third party payment processors)
Categories of Sources from which User Data is Collected in the Last 12 Months:
  • Direct from our Site (e.g. making purchases)
  • Site account usage (e.g. creating an account)
  • Passive collection (e.g. browsing the Site)
  • Communicating with us (e.g. contacting our support team)
  • Email sign ups (e.g. newsletter subscribe forms and giveaways)
Business Purposes for User Data Collected in the Last 12 Months:
  • Processing Site orders
  • Analyzing Site usage
  • Maintaining and improving the Site
  • Communicating and responding to support issues
  • Administering giveaways
  • Sending marketing, advertising and promotional messages
  • Complying with legal requirements
  • Fraud detection and prevention
  • Protecting us, our users and the general public
Categories of User Data Disclosed for business purposes in the Last 12 Months:
  • Identifiers (e.g. for processing orders and support requests)
  • Commercial Information (e.g. for processing orders)
  • Internet and network activity (e.g. for marketing proposes)
  • Geolocation information (e.g. analytical and marketing purposes)
  • Audio (e.g. for support requests)
  • Payment information (e.g. for processing orders)

Data Request Rights:

As a California consumer, you have the right to make verifiable access and deletion requests no more than twice in a 12-month period.

Data Access Requests:

You have the right to know the categories of PII we have collected about you in the last 12 months, the categories of sources from which PII is collected, the business purposes for collecting PII data, the specific PII data we collected about you, and the categories of PII data disclosed for business purposes. To submit a data access request, please email support@DEWALTwelding.com with the subject line "California Consumer Data Access Request".

Data Deletion Requests:

You have the right to request that we delete your PII. To submit a data access request, please email support@DEWALTwelding.com with the subject line "California Consumer Data Deletion Request".

Denying Requests:

We may deny your request if we are unable to verify your identity after making all reasonable efforts; if we are unable to locate your data in our systems; if the data was used for business transaction purposes such as processing an order; if the data is being used to detect, prevent, or prosecute fraudulent or illegal activities; or to comply with legal obligations such as product recalls.

Selling Data:

We have not sold personal information and currently have no plans to sell PII. To opt-out of any potential future selling of data, email support@DEWALTwelding.com with the subject line "California Consumer Selling Data Request".

Non-Discrimation:

We will not discriminate against you for exercising your CCPA rights. We will not deny you for using our Site, from making purchases, or charging you a different rates for products and services.

3. Nevada Consumers Rights

Nevada residents have the right to request their personal information is not sold, even if the information is currently not being sold. We have not sold personal information and currently have no plans to sell PII. To make a request to opt-out of potential future selling of data, please send an email to support@DEWALTwelding.com with the subject line "Nevada Consumer Data Request".

4. Sharing Information with Third Parties

We may use third parties and affiliates to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities and marketing on our behalf, such as payment processing, email marketing, product and order support, and online advertising. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes and more details about the third parties can be found in our Privacy Policy above under the section 1. Data Collection and Use.

Your personal information may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer of ownership, assets or the bankruptcy of JSP, subject to applicable laws. We may also disclose specific information when we determine that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law or to protect the interests or safety of JSP or other visitors to the Site.

For legal reasons, we will share information if we believe that it is necessary to respond to any reasonable government request regarding laws, regulations, and legal processes; investigate potential violations of and enforce our Terms of Use ; detect, prevent, respond to fraud and security issues; and to protect against harm to our rights, property, or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

5. Cookies

The Site uses cookies to keep track of your purchases and other activity on the Site in order to enhance your experience on the Site.

A "cookie" is a small text file transferred by a website to your device. Accepting the cookies used on the Site does not give us access to your personal information, but we may use cookies to identify your device. Cookies are typically classified as either "session" cookies or "permanent" cookies.

  • "Session" cookies do not stay on your device after you leave our website or close your browser. The aggregate information collected allows us to analyze traffic patterns on the Site. This enables us over time to provide a better experience on our Site by improving content and making our Site easier to use.
  • "Permanent" cookies are those that remain on your device after you leave the Site. They are used to facilitate shopping, personalization, and account registration. For example, cookies keep track of items in your cart as you continue to shop and allow you to enter your password only once on web pages where a login is required. "Permanent" cookies can be manually removed by the user.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can usually refuse cookies or selectively accept certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, there may be some features of the Site that will not be available to you and some web pages may not display properly. You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following websites:

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer

JSP makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy of the information contained in the above websites, which are provided for reference only. User accepts all responsibility for accessing these third-party websites and assumes all risks.

6. Marketing and Advertising Choices

Email Marketing:

By signing up for our marketing emails or making a purchase on our Site, you opt-in for us to send you various marketing emails. You can opt-out of these emails at any time at the bottom of the emails or by contacting us .

Text Messages:

To the extent you are receiving SMS Messaging from us, you may opt out of receiving SMS messaging by replying to any message we send you with the word "STOP" or contacting us . To the extent you receive push notifications from our Progressive Web App (PWA) Site, you may opt-out of them your device through your account and device settings.

Interest-Based Advertising:

We use several third party services to participate in Interest-Based Advertising (IBA). This allows us to tailor our display-ads to your individual interested based on your online shopping and browsing behavior. Our third party advertising providers also provide us with additional advertising related services like ad delivery, reporting, attribution, analytics, and market research. You can opt-out of our advertising by visiting the National Advertising Institute (NAI) opt-out page, Criteo’s Privacy Policy, and Google’s opt-out page.

Opt-Out Note:

Please allow up to ten (10) business days for us and our service providers to process your request. If you make a purchase through our Site, you may be opted back in to our marketing communications until you opt out or unsubscribe once again. We may continue to send you transactional, support, or operational communications even if you opt-out.

7. Security of Information

We use procedural and technological security measures, which are reasonably designed to help protect personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure, consistent with industry standards. When you place an order or submit information to us via forms, the data is encrypted using industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) security technology.

We use encryption, passwords, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, it is always possible that third parties will unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or defeat these measures. Therefore, we do not promise and cannot guarantee (and thus you should not expect) that personal information will never be viewed or used by others. While we are committed to protecting your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

8. Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites or for the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

9. Policy Toward Children

Our Site is not targeted or intended for children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we are notified that we have collected PII from a child, we will delete all information as soon as possible.

10. Privacy Policy Changes

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy. When we update our privacy policy, notice will be provided in a pop up banner when you visit the Website after any change. Your continued use of the Site after any changes have been made will constitute acceptance of such changes.

11. Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us or email support@DEWALTwelding.com.