A. P. Inspections is committed to protecting your privacy. That is because we base our business on the trust you place in us. This policy describes our practices regarding personal and account information collected through our Web site. In this policy, “personal and account information” means your name, company name, account number, address, telephone number, and e-mail address plus any other information that personally identifies you, including your industry, the number of employees at your company, and purchase history, or would permit us to contact you, and “we”, “us”, and A. P. Inspections, L.L.C. as well as its affiliated companies.
A. P. Inspections may collect information from our users at several different points on our Web site. A. P. Inspections, is the sole owner of the information collected on this site (except that our subsidiary). We will not sell or rent this information to others. We will only share this information with our affiliates and dealers, and marketing partners contracted to do business on our behalf (e.g., brochure fulfillment).
A. P. Inspections, uses two types of user information: anonymous information gathered from cookies and log files, and personal information you provide us for certain services. See below for definitions of each of these methods.
Anonymous Information – Cookies and Log Files
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to personal information, until a user provides that information (see below). If a user rejects or deletes the cookie, he/she may still use our site. Cookies also enable us to track and aggregate clickstream behavior data. By doing this we can better target the interests of our users and enhance their experience on our site.
A. P. Inspections also maintains standard web logs that record data about all visitors to this Web site. These logs may contain:
The Internet domain from which you access this site; your IP address (Your computer is automatically assigned an IP address when you surf the Internet; Your IP address is either static or dynamic. A static IP address may be identifiable to you; a dynamic address is usually not identifiable to you); The type of browser and operating system you use; the date and time you visited this site; The pages you viewed on this site; The address of the Web site from which you linked.
A. P. Inspections uses weblog information to help us design our site, to identify popular site features and to make the site more useful for visitors. Web logs are recorded in sequential files, and we normally do not attempt to identify individuals from these logs. However, we may use web logs to identify persons attempting to break into, disrupt, or damage our Site. We may share web log information with law enforcement personnel if we believe evidence exists, or is likely to occur, of a violation of federal, state or local laws or regulations.
Volunteering Personal Information
Users may choose to volunteer personal information (name, e-mail address, phone number, etc.) in order for us to provide them with services such as brochure and information requests, surveys, site announcements, and special offers at the time of the request or in the future. If you previously gave us your e-mail address and no longer wish to receive e-mail announcements/correspondence, you can have your name removed from our e-mail list by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, calling, or by sending regular mail (see contact information below).
If a user’s personal information changes, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct or update that user’s personal data provided to us. This can be done by mailing email@example.com or by contacting A. P. Inspections, Consumer Affairs as outlined below.
A. P. Inspections, takes all reasonable precautions to protect our users’ information, both while the information is being transmitted and after it is received by us.
Furthermore, once the information has been received by us, we use security procedures and policies commensurate with industry standards to safeguard against loss, theft, unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification and disclosure. If you have any questions about the security of our Web site, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
This Web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that A. P. Inspections, is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each Web site that collects personal information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Notification of Changes
A. P. Inspections, may disclose any data, whether personally identifiable or not, to any person performing audit, legal, operational or other similar services for A. P. Inspections, Whenever possible, we will require any recipient of personal information for these purposes to agree in writing to hold the information in confidence, to use the information only for the permitted purpose, and to return or destroy the information when the services are completed.
We may also disclose any data, whether personally identifiable or not, when required to do so by subpoena, court order, or warrant. Whenever feasible, Hot Water Solutions will notify the effected user by e-mail that such disclosure will or has occurred.
We may also disclose any data, whether personally identifiable or not, when we reasonably deem it necessary to protect the safety of (i) an individual, (ii) the public, or (iii) the security and reliability of A. P. Inspections, and/or this Web site.
To contact A. P. Inspections online, you may click on the “Contact Us” link.
To contact A. P. Inspections offline, you can send mail to:
A. P. Inspections – Mailing Address
P.O. Box 8518
The Woodlands, TX 77387
NOTICE OF PRIVACY POLICIES AND PRACTICES
(Effective January 1, 2012)
This notice is for clients of A. P. Inspections. This notice is given on behalf of both the owner and the servicer, if any, of your lease or contract.
We collect nonpublic personal information about you (“Private Information”) from the following sources: Information we receive from you on credit applications or other forms; information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others; and information we receive from consumer reporting agencies (credit bureaus).
Except as permitted by law, we do not disclose to third parties information we obtain from you or others for evaluation of your request for credit, including information: from credit applications; from consumer credit reports; from verification of your application information; and from credit and employment references. Otherwise, we may disclose all of the Private Information about you, as a present or former customer, to: Companies that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements; our affiliates including our manufacturing, distribution, services and sales affiliates; and non-affiliated third parties as permitted by law.
Except as stated above, we do not share the Private Information with third parties. We restrict access to the Private Information to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard the Private Information.