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We at www.gawdawiki.org are committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to this site. All information associated with this site is processed in whole in the United States. The information we gather on this site is shared with the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) in order to continually provide the latest best practices information to association members. The www.gawdawiki.org site contains links to other Web sites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from our site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share information.
Collection and use of information
In order to edit definitions on this site, you will be required to register by providing and confirming an e-mail address. Neither the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) nor Data Key Communications, LLC will share your e-mail address with any third party except when legally required to do so by a government entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated partners; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. From time to time, it is possible that GAWDA will provide you with information detailing other benefits and privileges afforded to distributors and suppliers of gases and welding products and services. No other personally identifying information will ever be asked of you.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of this site, such as what areas you visit and what information you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information may include, without limitation, your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses, but is not linked to your personal information.
Our use of your information
We use the information we gather on www.gawdawiki.org to operate and improve this site, fostering a positive user experience and delivering the products and services that we offer. We do not disclose e-mail addresses or information regarding the IP addresses of visitors except when legally required to do so by a government entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated partners; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. We also share non-personally identifying information with partners and other third parties so that they can understand the visitors to this site and how those visitors use this site. We are not responsible for the use of any non-personally identifiable information by any third party.
Security of personal information
Other than the aforementioned e-mail addresses requested in order to edit wiki information, we collect no personal information.
The www.gawdawiki.org site is not intended for children under 18 years of age.
Changes to privacy statement
If we decide to materially change our privacy statement for this site, we will post those changes through a prominent notice on the Web site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time you have questions or concerns about this privacy statement or believe that we have not adhered to this statement, please feel free to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 315-445-2347 and speak with one of our representatives. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly answer your question or resolve your problem.
The www.gawdawiki.org site is maintained by Data Key Communications, LLC, with its principal place of business located at 5794 Widewaters Parkway, Dewitt, New York 13214, in partnership with the Gases and Welding Distributors Association, located at 100 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, for the purposes of creating better industry awareness and supporting the overall communication efforts of its members and others within the gases and welding industry. Thank you for using www.gawdawiki.org. Effective March 17, 2009.