SVP Worldwide and/or its affiliates (referred to herein as “SVP”, “we” or “us”) respect the privacy of every individual who visits our websites and/or registers their products. This Privacy Statement outlines the information SVP will collect and how we will use that information. This Statement will also instruct you on how you can verify the accuracy of your personally identifiable information submitted to SVP through our websites and on-line registration. This Statement will also instruct you how you can request that SVP delete your personally identifiable information from a SVP database.
When you visit SVP websites, we will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) unless you provide it to us voluntarily. In addition, some of our websites or on-line registration forms of SVP products invite visitors to submit names, e-mail addresses and other contact information in connection with certain promotions, such as offers of product samples or information. If you opt not to provide us with personally identifiable information, no material consequences will result; however, you may be unable to receive product information and the best service offered through SVP websites.
SVP may store and process your personally identifiable information to better understand your needs and how we may improve our products and services, and we may use your personally identifiable information to contact you. SVP will not give or sell your personally identifiable information to any outside organization for the organization's own use without your consent. Your information may be shared with other SVP companies or agents of SVP products in connection with services that these third parties perform for products and services of SVP.
SVP is committed to keeping secure the data you provide us and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration. SVP companies or agents of SVP products who have access to your personally identifiable information in connection with providing services for SVP are required to keep the information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for SVP.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of internet browser or computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site or advertisement.
When you view one of our websites or advertisements, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. Most internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
If you have submitted personally-identifiable information through a SVP website and would like that information deleted from our records, please contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org , or send a letter to SVP, Internet Coordinator, SE-561 84 Huskvarna, Sweden. We will use reasonable efforts to delete this information from our files.
Please note that any information, unsolicited suggestions, ideas or other submissions will be deemed not to be confidential and non-proprietary. By sending any information or material, you grant SVP an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that SVP is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine the Light” law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to: SVP, Internet Coordinator, SE-561 84 Huskvarna, Sweden.