Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to information that the Association of Battery Recyclers (“ABR,” “we,” or “us”), may obtain about visitors to www.associationofbatteryrecyclers.com (the “Site”) With respect to information about Site visitors, this Privacy Policy also describes how we may collect, use, and share information we obtain about them through the Site; the choices Site visitors have regarding our use of information we obtain about them through the Site; the ways in which we safeguard the information we collect; and how to contact us regarding our privacy practices.

How We Collect Information

Information You Provide

We obtain information that visitors provide to us directly through the Site. You may choose to provide us personal information such as your name, company, email address, or other personally identifying information. For example, you may provide us information when you use our Contact Us form.

Information Collected Automatically

In addition to information you submit to us, we may collect certain information using automated tools such as cookies, web beacons, and web server logs. The types of information we collect automatically may include IP addresses, device identifiers, browser characteristics, operating system details, language preferences, referring URLs, timing and length of visits, and pages viewed.

Information We Obtain From Partners and Other Sources

We also may obtain information about you from other sources and combine that information with information you provide to us directly or that we collect automatically through the Site.

Advertising and Analytics

We use certain third-party web analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to help us understand and analyze how visitors use the Site. For further information about how Google may use information it collects through the Site you may click here, or click here to learn more about opting out of Google Analytics information collection.

Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, our Site is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” signals, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the information we collect about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Allow you to participate in features we offer on the Site such as our online forms;
  • Personalize and improve your online experience;
  • Enhance the viability and effectiveness of the Site;
  • Respond to emails, inquiries, comments, questions, or other requests for support;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities of visitors and users;
  • Improve the Site, our marketing, and other services we may offer;
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal process as well as industry standards and our company policies;
  • Prevent, investigate, identify, or take any other action with regard to any suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity or any activity on the Site; or
  • For any other purpose, with your consent.

We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways; if we intend to do so, we will notify you at the time of collection.

How We May Share Your Information

We may disclose personal information we collect from visitors to this Site to our employees, agents, vendors, consultants, contractors, and other service providers and affiliated organizations that need the information to carry out work on our behalf. These third parties use the personal information to which they have access to fulfill the purposes for which we shared that information.

We also may share your information:

  • To enforce our policies, or to protect legal rights, property, or safety;
  • To respond to requests by government agencies, including law enforcement authorities;
  • When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
  • With third parties, to investigate or address possible criminal or fraudulent activity;
  • In the event of a joint venture, partnership, or other collaboration with another organization; or
  • If we are required to do so by law, regulation, or legal process (such as in response to a subpoena or court order or similar government request for information).

We reserve the right to disclose any information we obtain through the Site in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (e.g., further to a merger, reorganization, liquidation, or any other business transaction), including negotiations of such transactions. Entities that acquire information from us in the context of a business transaction may continue to use that information in accordance to this Policy.

Your Choices

Many web browsers provide options to allow you to stop accepting new cookies, or to disable existing cookies. Please be aware that if you disable the cookies on your device, you may not be able to use certain features of the Site or other websites. In addition, disabling cookies may invalidate opt outs that use cookies to recognize devices that have opted out.

Information Security

We maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to help protect personal information collected or received through the Site. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard information, transmission via the Internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information collected through the Site.

Links to Other Websites

We may provide links to other websites or services for your convenience and information. Websites that are operated by entities not affiliated with ABR may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review. ABR is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any linked websites that we do not control.

Children’s Privacy

This Site is not intended for, nor targeted to, children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information from children under 13. If we learn that we have received information directly from a child who is under the age of 13, we will delete the information in accordance with applicable law.

Information for Users Outside the United States

If you are visiting the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and stored on our servers in the United States. By using the Site, you acknowledge and consent to the transfer and processing of your personal information in the United States as described in this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that the data protection laws and regulations applicable to your personal information transferred to the United States may be different from the laws in your country of residence.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Site after any update to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of the change.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy please use the Contact Us link on the website.

Last Updated 8/14/2018