Surface Mount Depot (SMD) respects the privacy of customers who register on our site, and we will work to protect the security and privacy of all personal information that you provide to us. We value your trust and respect.
Personal information requested of you on smdokc.com, including that given in connection with any registration process, may be used by smdokc.com or SMD for its own internal business purposes. smdokc.com reserves the right to send electronic mail to you for the purpose of informing you of changes in or additions to smdokc.com or any SMD product or service or special promotions of smdokc.com. Other acceptable internal business purposes include, without limitation, providing aggregated usage, usership, statistical or demographic information to advertisers and partners and marketing offers for the SMD.
Personal information provided to smdokc.com is not sold, traded or otherwise purposefully delivered to a third party without the permission of the person providing that information. Aggregated or demographic information may be given, leased or sold to third parties, but individual personal information will only be purposefully given to third parties if you have permitted us to do so.
We reserve the right to use and to disclose to third parties information that we collect online about you and other users in any way and for any purpose, with one important exception. We will not use the information that we collect online from you while you are using smdokc.com, nor will we authorize third parties to use such information, to mail or email promotional offers directly to you unless you have specifically informed us that you would like to receive promotional offers from third parties. If you choose to receive these promotional offers, then your information may be used for direct mail or email marketing. Please also keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for viewing by third parties online – for example on postings, message boards, email, web logs or similar uses– that information can be seen, collected and used by others besides us. We cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third party use of such information. SMD takes reasonable precautions to prevent the inadvertent or unintended disclosure of personal information to third parties, hackers or others who may attempt to compromise the computer information maintained by SMD. SMD expressly disclaims responsibility for and each User assumes the risk that a third party may hack into, obtain or illegally and improperly attempt or gain access to personal information. Each User not only assumes the risk of disclose of information but agrees not to hold SMD responsible for the illegal or improper actions of third parties who attempt to compromise information concerning the User provided to smdokc.com. Be aware that we may occasionally release information about Users when release is appropriate to comply with law, to enforce our User Agreement, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Users of smdokc.com, the public, or SMD.
Please understand that personal information made available for public viewing in public message boards, responses to stories or other information, forums, chat areas or email may be captured and viewed by the general public. SMD cannot be held responsible for information that you reveal to others publicly on smdokc.com in any way, including, without limitation, comments or responses to stories or postings, public message boards, forums, chat areas, response media to postings or email or email postings.