Privacy Policy Setting

Carolina Concrete PRIVACY POLICY

Carolina Concrete is a source of information and services for buyers, suppliers of redi-mix concrete, including pre-forms and cement. This privacy policy applies to the U.S. operations of all brands and services within the Carolina Concrete., family.

Overall privacy statement

We take your privacy seriously. Because we gather certain types of information about our users we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the types of information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it. These privacy practices apply to the Web site that you were viewing when you clicked through to this policy, which is operated by us directly, or our partners.

1. What information does Carolina Concrete. collect? Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with the best and most useful product and services. Because we derive revenue from our services, collecting information is essential to keeping our services affordable to customers.

We collect personally identifiable information when you provide it to us, such as when you register on our site, or when you register to use certain services. Once you register with our site you are no longer anonymous to us. We may also receive information about you from other sources and add it to the information you provided to us.

3. How does Carolina Concrete use the information?

We use the information we gather for four general purposes:

To customize the content you see. To enhance the user experience on our site. We use tracking information to determine how well each page performs overall based on aggregate user demographics and traffic patterns to those pages. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

To fulfill your requests for certain products and services. To send you information you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you.

2. What is Carolina Concrete.’s practice regarding cookies?

Your Internet browser has a feature called "cookies" which stores small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to any of our sites. You do not need to have cookies turned on to visit our sites, although active participation in certain areas of our sites may require cookies. Cookies alone tell us nothing about who you are unless you specifically give us personally identifiable information when, in which case we use the information to enhance your services in the ways described below. You may elect not to allow cookies to be collected by adjusting your settings on your browser.

We use technologies, including electronic images known as Web bugs--sometimes called transparent GIFs, clear GIFs, or beacons--that allow us to track general user traffic patterns. We also automatically receive and record information from our servers and from your browser, including your IP address, the time of your visit to pages on our site, and information about pages you visited. Unless you have registered for one of our products or services, the information we gather through the use of tracking technologies cannot be matched with any personally identifiable information about you unless you have specifically given us personally identifiable information, in which case we use the information to enhance your services in the ways described below.

We use cookies and tracking technologies in a variety of ways, including:

Keeping count of return visits to our site or our partners' sites. Accumulating and reporting anonymous, aggregate (data collected in mass), statistical information on Web site and advertisement usage Determining which features our overall user population likes best. We do not, And Will Not give any personally identifiable information to anyone as part of this relationship. Unless you visit the website of these companies and provide them with personally identifiable information about yourself, these tracking technologies tell those partners nothing about who you are. Our partners use of tracking technology is subject to their own privacy policies.

4. How does Carolina Concrete share the information?

Personally identifiable information We will make your personally identifiable information available to other companies or people only when: We have your consent to share the information We have engaged companies to work with us or on our behalf to provide a product or service that you have requested, such as opt-in e-mail announcements.

You use co-branded services. When you use a co-branded service within our site you grant us permission to pass your registration information back to that service partner. Their use of your information is subject to their applicable privacy policies. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process; Carolina Concrete Terms of Use or any usage guidelines for specific products or services, or threaten the rights, property, or safety of our company, our users, or others.

Aggregate information We do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to identify you personally.

Business transfers We are always seeking to improve our business. In accomplishing these objectives, we may buy or sell a company, or one or more of the companies in our corporate family may merge with or be acquired by another company. If we sell a business, we may transfer some or all of your information as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue or for other business purposes.

5. What are my options?

Users who would rather not provide any of the user data requested by our registration process do not need to register with us. You can still view much of the content and use many of the services offered by our sites without registering. We also give users the following options: Opting not to provide certain personal information when registering for a site, provided, however that you may not be able to utilize certain of our products or services without providing us with certain information.

6. How can I update my personally identifiable information?

You can correct or change the information collected during registration for our site. Users may change information at any time and as often as necessary. Users who are experiencing problems with our services or who have questions about how our services work can contact us using e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page. Currently, we do not offer users a means by which to completely delete personal information established at the time of registration.

7. How will I know if the privacy policy is changed?

Any modifications to our privacy practices will be reflected first within this area of our Web site. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our sites that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy statement. If we are going to be using the information collected from users in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will send affected users written notice by email of the change.

Questions, comments Questions regarding this privacy statement, or regarding any other aspects of our site, should be sent via e-mail below or to our corporate office at PO Box 389, Clinton, SC 29325, Attention: Legal Department. We read every message submitted and try to reply promptly to every one. We may also file your comments to improve the site, or review and discard the information.

Contact us regarding a privacy issue. Please include the brand you are referring to in your e-mail to us.

Updated March 2006