Privacy Policy Statement

Kerivan-Lane, Inc. is sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet and in general has no objection to your accessing its website (“Site”) without providing any personal information. There are circumstances, however, like those listed below when Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may request you to provide your personal information.

  1. Definitions.
    1. “Kerivan-Lane, Inc.” means Kerivan-Lane, Inc. of Needham, MA, USA.
    2. “Site” means the website at www.Kerivan-Lane.com and its various pages or any subsequent or replacement URL.
    3. “You” or “you” or any derivation thereof means each user browsing this Site.
  2. Collection of Personal Information.
    1. This Privacy Policy sets out the principles that relate to personal information Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may receive or collect about users via this Site. If you register, submit orders or provide any other personal information to Kerivan-Lane, Inc. via the Site, Kerivan-Lane, Inc. will store this information and hold it on computers or otherwise.
    2. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may request your personal information, such as name, e-mail address, company name, or telephone number. You are at liberty whether or not to respond and any and all personal information provided by you is with your full consent and on your own volition.
    3. There may be areas of this Site that require personal information to complete certain functions, such as the areas where you may order products online. Any of these functions may not be available to those choosing not to reveal the information requested.
    4. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. is under no obligation to verify the source of personal information provided about you, and will consider such information to have been provided or authorized by you.
  3. Use of Personal Information. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may use your personal information to:
    1. identify you as an authorized user to log-in to certain areas of the Site and protect our Site and systems against unauthorized access;
    2. process orders, administer and fulfill any purchases made by you, and process and handle payments;
    3. communicate with you, for example, in respect to product recalls and in dealing with any inquiries or requests;
    4. maintain internal records and for other internal administrative purposes;
    5. obtain valuable feedback from your experience on the Site and market research;
    6. compile statistical analysis of the Site for security, administrative and marketing purposes;
    7. help Kerivan-Lane, Inc. assess and develop its products and services to help serve you better including informing you of new services, products, alliances and other information which may be relevant to you (unless you have asked us not to); and
    8. to create an individual profile for you so that Kerivan-Lane, Inc. can inform you of particular goods, services or events that may be of interest to you and to display that information according to your preferences.
  4. Marketing and Online Surveys.
    1. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may from time to time inform you of similar products, services or events which Kerivan-Lane, Inc. considers may be of interest to you.
    2. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may conduct on-line surveys from time to time to better understand the needs and profile of Site visitors. When Kerivan-Lane, Inc. does so, Kerivan-Lane, Inc. will let you know how Kerivan-Lane, Inc. intends to use the information collected from such surveys. If you are not satisfied with the reasons for the survey, you may refrain from contributing to it.
  5. Collecting Domain Information. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may collect your domain information including details of IP addresses, operating systems, browsers, versions, and the website that you visited prior to this Site (but not email addresses) as part of Kerivan-Lane, Inc.’s analysis of this Site. This data enables Kerivan-Lane, Inc. to learn who visits this Site, how frequently they visit, and what parts of this Site they visit. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. uses this information in its business, including the web-based offerings. This information requires no effort on your part. By accessing this Site, you unconditionally consent to allow Kerivan-Lane, Inc. to collect your domain names and use such names in accordance with this Privacy Policy for any purpose not prohibited by applicable law.
  6. Disclosure to Third Parties. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may disclose your personal information to third parties, as follows:
    1. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may share such information with employees, authorized agents and third-party service providers who perform services on behalf of Kerivan-Lane, Inc., e.g. credit-card processors, call-center providers, web-hosting providers or advertising organizations who are under an obligation of confidence
    2. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may share your information to develop marketing programs and campaigns. If you desire not to participate in any such marketing programs or campaigns, you may request to be removed from any program or campaign.
    3. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may also be required to disclose your personal information:
      1. in connection with a legal proceeding, court process, or investigation;
      2. whenever required to do so by applicable law or where Kerivan-Lane, Inc. needs to establish its legal rights;
      3. whenever disclosure is required to prevent or to take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or potential threats to the any person or property; or
      4. in connection with an amalgamation, merger or other business reorganization involving Kerivan-Lane, Inc.
  7. Cookies.
    1. Some pages on this Site may now or in the future use “cookies”, or other similar text files or programs. “Sessional” cookies will only be active for as long as you browse the Site. Cookies may instead be “permanent”, where small files are placed on your computer hard drive for identification purposes. These files are used for Site registration and customization to make our Site more user-friendly the next time you visit this Site and to enable you to access, navigate and use the services provided via this Site. They also allow Kerivan-Lane, Inc. to understand how parts of the Site are viewed and visited.
    2. Your Web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie and might give you an option to accept or reject it. For information about blocking the use of cookies, please refer to the instructions/help screen on your Internet browser. By your rejecting cookies, some pages may not fully function and/or you may not be able to access certain information or features on the Site.
  8. Links. This Site may contain links to other websites such as Kerivan-Lane, Inc.’ business partners and affiliates. While Kerivan-Lane, Inc. tries to link only to websites that share its high standards and respect for privacy, Kerivan-Lane, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other websites.
  9. Security. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal data. Certain parts of the Site use a secure web server, which allows web browser programs to interact with the server via an encrypted session using a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection between you and Kerivan-Lane, Inc.. Users may move in and out of secured areas on the Site. Users should be able to identify when they are in a secure area by “https” or a lock appearing on the screen. This will depend on the type of browser used. Although, Kerivan-Lane, Inc. will endeavor to take reasonable steps to protect personal information, it cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose via this Site, particularly from unsecured areas, or via e-mail. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our sole negligence or willful misconduct.
  10. Data Transfers. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. operates via different countries throughout the world in providing products and services. Ordering products and services via this Site will involve the transfer of your personal data to be held at Kerivan-Lane, Inc.’s data center facilities in the USA.
  11. Language. Should there be any dispute regarding the meaning or enforcement of this Privacy Policy, the English language version of these Terms is deemed to be the only official version.
  12. Changes. Kerivan-Lane, Inc. reserves the right to review and change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. You should consult this Privacy Policy from time to time to learn of such changes when submitting personal information via this Site.
  13. General Information. Please let Kerivan-Lane, Inc. know if any of your personal information changes or is inaccurate, so that we may keep our records up to date. You may have the right to see certain personal data that we hold about you (for which Kerivan-Lane, Inc. may be allowed to charge a fee). If you are concerned that any of the personal information held on you is incorrect or if you have any queries in connection with this Policy, please contact us.