It is the expressed desire of H.B. Fuller to protect the right to privacy. Therefore, the following policy outlines what personally identifiable information may be collected and what methods are used to collect this information.
It is H.B. Fuller policy to comply with all local, regional and national privacy and data protection laws. This policy reflects the importance we place on protecting any personal information we might collect about employees, customers or business partners.
By visiting one of H.B. Fuller's Internet sites or by using one of the on-line stores, you are agreeing to allow H.B. Fuller to collect and use personal information such that you may be identified in accordance with this policy and other legal requirements.
If you do not wish to have any personal identification collected and used in accordance with the statements of this policy, do not visit web sites operated by H.B. Fuller.
To the extent provided by law, whenever H.B. Fuller collects any personal information, it will:
Not collect, use, disclose or transfer your personal information without your consent. This may be expressed or implied based upon your use of the H.B. Fuller Internet sites, the sensitivity of the personal information collected and legal requirements.
Collect your information only for legitimate business purposes. H.B. Fuller will not retain this information longer than required and without due cause.
Not use your personal information in a manner that is inconsistent with the statements provided in this policy.
Take reasonable steps to ensure that all information collected remains accurate, complete and confidential.
Not use your personal information for any direct marketing purposes without giving an opportunity to "opt-out" of any further communication.
Not sell your personal information to any third-party vendor or business.
H.B. Fuller websites may collect information about you in the following ways:
Information sent to us by your Internet Web Browser
H.B. Fuller collects information that is automatically sent to us by your browser. This typically contains your IP address (or the IP address of your firewall or Internet Service Provider), the name of your Operating System (Macintosh®, Windows®, Linux®, etc.), the name and version of your browser (Mozilla®, Internet Explorer®, or Netscape®). The information that we receive is dependant upon your browser settings. For more information about these settings, please see the help pages for your specific browser. This information does not identify you personally. H.B. Fuller will use this information to create statistics that will help with the design of our sites.
Information collected by a "cookie" that is placed on your computer
H.B. Fuller may place a file on your computer called a cookie. H.B. Fuller Internet Sites use "session cookies." A session cookie places a computer-generated, unique identifier on your computer when you access our site. A session cookie expires after you close your browser and does not retain any personal information. H.B. Fuller does not use "persistent cookies" so there is no residual data residing on your computer after you visit one of our sites.
Information that you voluntarily enter into a form on our Web Site.
In the online store portion of our Web Sites, you will be prompted to authenticate to make a purchase, submit an order or view details about a previous order. H.B. Fuller will be able to identify you based upon these credentials that you enter.
H.B. Fuller may share your personal information in the following ways:
H.B. Fuller may share your information with other business units within H.B. Fuller only to the extent that it is used in accordance with this Policy.
H.B. Fuller may share your information with third parties that are contracted to perform work for H.B. Fuller. During these instances, your information will be used in a manner consistent with this Policy and will be treated with utmost confidentiality.
In limited circumstances, H.B. Fuller may share your personal information with third parties for the following reasons:
At your request for specific purposes.
To comply with the legal requirements or a court order.
To assist with crime investigation, such as identity theft.
In connection with the sale, merger, acquisition, purchase or reorganization of H.B. Fuller or a H.B. Fuller business unit.
If such instances occur, H.B. Fuller will take precautions to protect your personal information.
H.B. Fuller Internet sites may contain links to other Internet sites not owned or operated by H.B. Fuller. These links are provided as a service to our customers and do not contain any endorsement of the products or options expressed by these sites. H.B. Fuller does not control these sites and is not responsible for the content, security, practice or policy of these sites. H.B. Fuller encourages you to review the privacy polices of these sites before providing any personal information to them.
If you have questions about H.B. Fuller or any item contained in this policy, we encourage you to contact us, or by writing us at: H.B. Fuller
1200 Willow Lake Blvd.,
P.O. Box 64683, St. Paul, MN 55164-0683
or by calling us at (651) 236-5900.