PRIVACY POLICY

  1. PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: 2018-06-07

At Saint-Gobain, privacy is a serious matter and we are committed to protecting it.  This policy explains when, why and how companies in our group:

  • collect personal data about individuals;
  • use this information;
  • disclose this kind of data to others, when this is necessary and under certain conditions;
  • keep secure and confidential this personal data.

Types of Data Collected

Various types of personal data may be collected by the Site, including:

  • Email address
  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • Physical Address
  • Content of submitted requests
  • Company
  • Occupation
  • Title
  • Product interests

How Company Uses the Collected Data

The collected data: 

  • Are for internal use only and are directed to those responsible for handling the user's request,
  • Are used to provide and improve the Site and personalize the user experience, 
  • May be used to detect, prevent and mitigate fraudulent or illegal activity,
  • May be used for any other purpose we describe when we collect the information, and
  • Are kept only as long as necessary to carry out the purposes defined above. 

Any personal data that may be collected through the use of this Site will be processed and stored by the Company in accordance with US Law.

How Company May Share the Collected Data

Company may disclose personal data collected through the use of this Site:

  • To Company’s third party service providers that assist Company in the operation of its business and the Site,
  • To a purchaser or successor entity in connection with the sale, merger, assignment or other transfer of Company or any of its affiliates, or line of business or product of Company or any of its affiliates,
  • To respond to law enforcement requests or where Company determines that disclosure is required by applicable laws, court orders or government regulations,
  • To enforce our Terms of Use, to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Company or others, and
  • If you have consented to the disclosure.

For US Sites: Do Not Track

The Site does not support Do Not Track at this time. Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit www.donottrack.us.]

For US Sites: Changes to this Privacy Policy

Company may change this Privacy Policy from time to time in its discretion. Company will post such changes to this web page and note the date of the most recent revision of the Privacy Policy above. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to be informed of how Company is collecting, using, retaining, protecting, disclosing, and transferring your information. Your continued use of the Site after Company posts any changes to the Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of such changes.]

[For US Sites: Access to Your Personal Data; Questions and Comments

We will provide you with reasonable access to your personal data in accordance with relevant laws, including by making reasonable efforts to provide you with the opportunity to update your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting access or making changes to your personal information. For any questions or comments about this privacy policy or your personal data, please send a written request to:]:

20 Moores Road

Malvern, PA 19355

SGNorthAmericaInfo@saint-gobain.com

IF NECESSARY: Users are informed that their personal data be transferred to companies whose servers are located outside the European Union in particular.

  1. COOKIE Policy

Use of Cookies

When you visit the Site, cookies may be automatically installed and temporarily saved in your computer’s memory or on its hard disk in order to make it easier for you to navigate around our site. Cookies do not enable us to identify you, but are used to record information about the pages you have viewed on our Site, the date and time of your visit to the site, etc. 

Please find hereunder the list of the cookies used by the Site and their purpose:

Google Analytics – provide insights into website use

Hotjar Analytics – provide insights into website use

Facebook Pixel – provide insights into website use

General Cookie Settings

You can use the settings within your browser to control the cookies that are set on your computer or mobile device.

You can disable cookies in your web browser. However, this will disable all cookies used by your browser, including those from other websites, which may cause certain settings or information to be altered or lost. Disabling cookies may change your browsing experience on our website, or may make navigating around the site more difficult.  

  1. ANALYTICS COOKIES ON THE SITE

This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Site. By using this Site you consent to the processing by Google of data relating to you in the manner and for the purposes mentioned above.

For more info about the Google Analytics cookies, click here.

Another alternative to deactivate Google Analytics is to install a small plugin proposed by Google for the major browsers.

The site also uses Hotjar Analytics to understand how users are interacting with the website.

The site also uses the Facebook Pixel to help understand the actions users are taking on the website.

Last Updated : 15.09.2017