Our Privacy Commitment
BY ACCESSING AND USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU UNAMBIGUOUSLY CONSENT TO ANY COLLECTION, PROCESSING, TRANSFER OR USE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE OBTAINED FROM YOU DURING YOUR VISIT TO OUR WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT CONSENT TO ANY COLLECTION, PROCESSING, TRANSFER OR USE OF SUCH INFORMATION, PLEASE DISCONTINUE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
When you visit our Website, there are two ways we may collect your information: (1) we collect the originating IP address and use “cookies” to track user sessions and page views on our Website, and (2) you may voluntarily provide us with your personal information.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
In order to qualify for access to restricted areas of our Website, you are required to provide certain information about yourself and your company. These registration details are used to qualify you for access, identify you as a registered user, enable us to respond to your inquiries, and/or to provide you with follow-up information about our products and services. We may send you email communications to inform you about product updates, new products or other notices or to send you newsletters and other similar material. LUFKIN is under no obligation to grant you access to the restricted areas of our Website.
Consent to Collect, Process and Transfer Personal Information
The personal information we collect may be processed and transferred to LUFKINaffiliates and business associates throughout the world. Such transfers may include personal information automatically collected or processed during the course of your activities on or use of our Website and may also include personal information you directly provide in connection with registration or other use of our Website. The legal systems in some or all of the countries to which your details may be transferred may only provide limited protection for personal information, and law enforcement agencies may have greater access to such information than exists in the country of your residence. You agree that you will not have the ability to control or prevent the processing, use or transfer of your personal information. You expressly consent to any collection, processing, transfer and use of any such personal information.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
- We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
- We may provide your information to our third party partners for marketing or promotional purposes.
- We will never sell your information.
LUFKIN reserves the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice. We indicate the date of the current statement below, so you know when it was last updated.
LUFKIN has implemented technological and operational security processes to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or unintentional destruction. While no security measure can guarantee against compromise, LUFKIN regularly reviews and updates its security measures in an effort to provide appropriate security for all information held by LUFKIN.
Due to the numerous technical and operational uncertainties, we cannot make any warranty, guarantee or representation concerning the accuracy, thoroughness, completeness, or currency of your information, nor over our ability to control, correct, access, handle, process, use, store or transfer such information, and all such warranties are hereby disclaimed.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL LUFKIN, ITS AFFILIATES AND DIVISIONS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, VENDORS, INSURERS AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY COSTS, DAMAGES (INCLUDING ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES), OR LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE, ARISING FROM ANY CAUSE, RESULTING FROM THE COLLECTION, USE, TRANSFER, PROCESSING, HANDLING, CONTENT, OR STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED OR SUBMITTED BY YOU RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE.