Why should you share your personal data with Omya?
Sharing your personally identifiable information enables us to offer you a number of benefits. It will make it easier and more convenient for you to:
Register your purchase so you can receive all the benefits to which your purchase entitles you;
Request information specific to your interests;
Participate in online communities;
Receive personalized messages and special offers that are relevant to your interests;
Save time by storing your preferences;
It will also allow us to conduct market research to help us develop better products, to provide more responsive customer service, and to improve our websites.
You can also share your personally identifiable information with us by returning the reply card that comes with the product you purchased or by communicating with one of our customer care representatives by e-mail, telephone, or in writing.
Sometimes Omya obtains your personal data from other parties outside Omya. This includes the buying of a business of which you already are a customer or the disclosure of your personal data by one of our partner companies. If you do not want us to use your personal data which you have not provided to us yourself, you can let us know by contacting us at the address listed below.
We want to know more about you so we can serve you better. But the choice of whether you want this kind of service is up to you.
You should know that your personally identifiable information may be transferred from your home country to other Omya companies around the world, who may communicate with you about our products or special offers you may find useful.
If you do not want us to send you personalized offers or information, you can let us know by checking the appropriate box on the registration form or reply card.
Omya will only share your data with third parties outside Omya in the following circumstances:
Sometimes Omya sells you a product or offers you a service in a joint marketing effort with other companies.
In such cases, your personal data will be shared with these companies.
We will always let you know that such relationship exists and who these companies are prior to your registration.
Note that these companies often have their own privacy policies that apply to the way they use your personal data.
Omya sometimes uses outside companies for handling your purchase or request or for processing your data.
Omya requires these companies to adequately safeguard your personal data and not use your data for any other purpose not authorized by Philips.
Omya sometimes sells a business to another company.
Such transfer of ownership could include the transfer of your personal data directly related to that business to the buyer.
Omya will release personally identifiable information if compelled by law.
Omya will not sell or provide your personal data to other third parties allowing them to use your personal data for their own purposes.
Omya will not share any personal financial information you provide (such as credit card information) with other parties unless this is needed to handle your order, process our invoice, or prevent or combat fraud.
“Cookies” and website logging
Some of our Web Sites will send a "cookie," a small text file, to your computer. This allows us to recognize your computer the next time you visit, without bothering you with another request to register. And, if you use our site, cookies allow us to keep track of the products you purchase. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please refer to the "Help" file of your Internet Browser to learn how to either block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. To learn more about cookies we encourage you to visit www.cookiecentral.com If you visit our Web Sites to browse, read, or download information, we collect and store some "visitor information" from you, such as the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, the date and time you access our Web Site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Web Site. We use this information to measure the traffic on our Web Sites and to help us make our Web Sites more useful. We delete this information after some time.
Safeguarding the information you share with us
We recognize our responsibility to protect the information you entrust to us. Omya uses a variety of secure techniques to protect your information, including secure servers, firewalls, and encryption of financial data.
Omya websites also may make chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or newsgroups available to you. Please remember that any personally identifiable information you provide in these areas is also available to other users, and you should exercise caution before deciding to disclose it.
Once you have provided us with your personally identifiable information, you will have reasonable access to that information so you can change or delete it. You may do this by accessing your online profile, or by requesting a copy of your profile at the contact address listed below.
Because Omya sells thousands of products in hundreds of countries, you may have previously provided us with personally identifiable information through reply cards, our call centers, or in some other manner. Your decision not to register now will not affect the information you have already provided to Omya. Of course, you will always have the option to unsubscribe to any online contact from Omya or change your personal profile information.
Special information for parents
While Omya Web Sites are generally not targeted at children under the age of thirteen, it is Omya policy to comply with the law when it requires that a parent's or guardian's permission is secured before knowingly collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under the age of thirteen.
We strongly recommend that parents take an active role in supervising the online activity of their children.
You may contact us through the contact form if you would like to:
request a copy of your personal data, or change or delete your personal data;
opt-out from receiving any future personalized offers or information from Omya.
Questions or Concerns?