Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) applies to your use of the www.ridgecarbidetool.com website (the “Website”), which is owned and operated by Ridge Carbide Tool Co. The terms “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Ridge Carbide Tool Co. We collect personally identifiable information from our customers at several different points on our site to process your order and fulfill your customer service needs.

Ridge Carbide Tool respects the privacy rights of its online visitors (''you'', ''your'', ''yours'') and recognize the importance of protecting the information collected. We provide this Privacy Policy to help you to understand what we may do with any personal information that we obtain from you.

We use the information we collect about you to process orders and to provide a more personalized shopping experience. We will not sell or disclose any information that identifies you to a third party if requested. In addition, when you place an order with the Website, your personal information and credit card information are safe. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

Your use of this Web site constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Statement and your consent to the practices it describes.

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED ON THE WEBSITE

GENERAL
We collect personal information not only to fulfill your order, but also to make our services more rewarding and easier for you to use. We primarily use this information for internal purposes, such as studying our customers'' preferences and improving the customer experience. However with your permission, we may also use your information to contact you for account and promotional purposes. We will only share your personal information with companies that perform services for us, such as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, processing credit card payments, providing customer service and other similar functions. Such companies may have access to your personal information in order to perform their roles, but they may not disclose your information for other purposes.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We may disclose your Personal Information to our third party service providers, including companies we retain to manage or host the Website, companies we retain to fulfill product purchases or to provide services to you on our behalf, and companies we retain as consultants to conduct research on our behalf. These third parties may not use your Personal Information other than to provide the services requested by Ridge Carbide Tool Co.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us.

SECURITY
If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order pages. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, and expiration date) otherwise we cannot process your order. We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you. Also, please rest assured that all purchases and credit card transactions sent through Ridge Carbide Tool Co. are private and secure. All orders are transmitted over secure Internet connections using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard the security of your Personal Information, transmissions made on or through the Internet are vulnerable to attack and cannot be guaranteed to be secure. You hereby acknowledge that we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner. If you do not feel safe ordering off the Internet please call and order at 1(800) 443-0992

OPTING-OUT
You may be a subscriber to our newsletters. Also, we may occasionally send you information on special offers, promotions or product updates. You may “opt out” or unsubscribe from our communications and non-transactional related emails and disclosures to third parties for promotional purposes by following the unsubscribe instructions in any email you receive from us. You may change your preferences at any time by un-checking the boxes for opt-in communications.

COOKIES
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user''s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies to collect anonymous information about how you use this site by setting and accessing cookies on your computer. These cookies track information such as how often you visit our site, what pages you view, and where you go after you leave our site. The cookies may be collected in a form that is personally identifiable.

LINKS THE OTHER SITES
This site may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this site. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and suggest that you read the privacy statements of these third party Web sites.

CHILDREN UNDER 18
This Website is directed toward and designed for use by persons aged 18 or older. The Website will not approve applications of, or establish or maintain accounts or memberships for, any child whom Ridge Carbide Tool Co. knows to be under the age of 18. If Ridge Carbide Tool Co. discovers that it has received personally identifiable information from an individual who indicates that he or she is, or whom Ridge Carbide Tool Co. otherwise has reason to believe is, under the age of 18, the Website will delete such information from its systems.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it periodically.If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of the change.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practice of the Website, or your dealings with the Website, or to request any additional information regarding this policy, please contact us by sending an email to: rcttool@verizon.net