Privacy Statement

Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc. commits to comply with this privacy statement and applicable law to protect your personal information collected at this Web site. We encourage you to carefully read this privacy statement

The information we collect

Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc. may collect the following types of information from you at this Web site:

• Transaction information

If you enter into a transaction (i.e., a purchase) at this Web site, you will be required to provide information that is needed to complete the transaction, including your name, shipping address, product selection, and your payment information. We do not keep any credit card or other payment information longer than is necessary in order to comply with legal, tax, and auditing requirements.

• Non-personal information collected from cookies and action tags

Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc. collects non-personal and aggregate information when you visit our Web site. We use this type of information to identify the Web pages you visit at our Web site. We can then develop statistics that help us understand how our visitors use our Web site in order to improve your experience with Hallmark online.

Hallmark uses both cookies and action tags to collect non-personal and aggregate information. Browser cookies are bits of text placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit certain Web sites. The cookies enable us to know aspects of your visit to our site such as whether you are a new or recurring visitor on the Web site, your previous choices or preferences, and when you returned to our Web site. Some Web site will allow you to visit without accepting cookies, but some features of our Web site may not work properly if you choose to reject cookies. Your Web browser settings dictate the amount of information transmitted.

How information is used and shared

Hallmark may use any of the information gathered at this Web site in order to provide you with answers to your questions, to analyze your visit on this Web site, for direct marketing and email marketing purposes, to fulfill requests for goods and services, and to improve the ways we provide you with information about our company. Your information may also be combined with information you have provided to Hallmark through other sources such as product registrations, inquiries, or marketing events to give us a better understanding of your existing and future needs for our goods and services.

In the course of any of these activities, we may transmit the information we have collected to another country or share it with Hallmark affiliates or third parties including builders, dealers, and retailers. Whenever personal information is transferred to an affiliate or third party, that party will be contractually bound to abide by our privacy statement and policy.

In addition, we may have collected similar information from you in the past, before this privacy statement took effect. By using this Web site you agree to the terms of this privacy statement and consent to our continued use of previously collected information under these terms.

Hallmark may disclose and transfer your personal information during a merger or during the divestiture of company assets. However, we will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information consistent with this privacy statement and policy.

Direct marketing

Hallmark will obtain your opt in or opt out consent as required by applicable law or our own policy for direct marketing and email marketing.

Links to other sites

For your convenience, this page may contain certain hyperlinks to other Web sites. We can make no promises or guarantees regarding data collection on the hyperlinked pages and sites that are not owned by Hallmark. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy statement for each third party site you visit.

Children's information

Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc., is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities. Hallmark does not target its Web sites to children less than 13 years of age or knowingly collect information from children for the purpose of selling products or services.

Information security

Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc. uses commercially reasonable methods consistent with industry practice to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure appropriate use of your personal information.

Access to information

You may request access to the information we have gathered about you at this Web site by contacting us.

Governing law

We comply with the law of the country where our Web sites are located or directed.

Opt out

If you do not want us to use your personal information as described in this statement, please contact us.

Contact us

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions on how we can make this Web site more useful, please contact us.