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1. Introduction

HMI (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates hmisemi.com (hereinafter referred to as “Service”).

Our Privacy Policy governs your visit to hmisemi.com, and explains how we collect, safeguard and disclose information that results from your use of our Service.

We use your data to provide and improve Service. By using Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

Our Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern all use of our Service and together with the Privacy Policy constitutes your agreement with us (“agreement”).

2. Information Collection

When you visit our sites, HMI collects a broad variety of information about you and how you use the sites (in some cases, including “Personal Data”, which is information relating to an identified or identifiable person; for example, your email address, name, or phone number). HMI may use such information (including Personal Data), consistent with this Privacy Policy, and to provide and improve our products, services, content, and advertising. If we cannot collect this information, we may not be able to provide you products or services, and you may not be able to take advantage of certain site features and programs. Examples of the information we collect and store include the following:

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link.

Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access Service by or through any device (“Usage Data”).

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access Service with a device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of device you use, your device unique ID, the IP address of your device, your device operating system, the type of Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
  • Advertising Cookies: Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

3. Use of Data

HMI uses the information it collects for the following business purposes:

  • Complete and fulfill purchases of products and services requested by you;
  • Respond to inquiries made by you;
  • Send you marketing communications related to HMI;
  • Identify usage trends, conduct and perform marketing analysis, and data analysis;
  • Support crime/fraud monitoring and prevention, compliance audits, and security;
  • Connect information you provide to HMI with other information from you or about you; and
  • Confirm compliance with the terms governing the use of HMI sites.

We may provide you with additional information regarding the business purpose for which we use your data when you enter your Personal Data in a particular site, online form, or Tool.

4. Transfer of Data 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

HMI will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

5. Data Security and Retention

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

6. Disclosure to Third Parties 

HMI may share information, including Personal Data, with third parties such as suppliers and service providers, in accordance with this Privacy Policy and to provide services to HMI or on our behalf. For example:

  • HMI shares information about shipping address and preferences in order to fulfill your order and deliver items to you;
  • We share information, including analytics and about how and when users visit our sites, in order to improve or personalize the content and services offered to you, or to provide you with information about products and services that may be of interest to you;
  • We share information as needed to respond to your requests, for example for more information or for support or customer service;
  • In connection with a proposed or actual corporate transaction such as a merger, consolidation, sale or restructuring, HMI reserves the right to share information and Personal Data with prospective parties to the transaction, typically under confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements with those parties.

HMI may also share or disclose information, including Personal Data: if we have permission to make the disclosure; to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other policies or agreements with you; to comply with government, legal, or regulatory requirements; to prosecute and respond to investigations and legal proceedings; or to protect rights, people, or property (including for fraud protection and credit risk reduction).

7. Children’s Privacy 

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18 (“Child” or “Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children under 18. If you become aware that a Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

8. Your Personal Data Rights 

Under applicable data privacy laws and depending upon our use or basis for processing, you have specific rights regarding your Personal Data, which may include the right to:

  • Request information regarding your Personal Data, including the categories of Personal Data collected about you and categories of sources from which the Personal Data was collected;
  • Request the business or commercial purpose for collecting Personal Data and the categories of third parties with whom we may share that information;
  • Request that HMI correct, delete, or provide you a copy of your Personal Data;
  • Object to or restrict HMI’s processing of your Personal Data; and
  • Contact or lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority of your country if you have concerns about HMI’s use of your Personal Data.

Requests regarding your Personal Data may be submitted to info@hmisemi.com.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy 

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

10. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: info@hmisemi.com.

 

[Effective Date: October 25, 2023]