Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://newmatnorcal.com/

NEWMAT NorCal Inc. is located 32 Pamaron Way, Suite A, Novato, California 94949 USA, and is an authorized dealer / installer of the NEWMAT® Brand.

NEWMAT® Brand, NEWMAT S.A.S., is located in Haubourdin, France and is the headquarters and main production facility for the worldwide network of installers stretching over 50 countries and 6 continents. Since inception in 1984, they have grown to be one of the leading stretched ceiling and wall suppliers and installers in the world.

References in this document to “us,” “our,” and “we” refer to NEWMAT NorCal Inc.

© 1984 – 2018 NEWMAT NorCal Inc.

NEWMAT® is a registered trademark.

Privacy Policy

The NEWMAT NorCal Inc. (newmatnorcal.com) Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Email Information
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

Cookies

Similar to other commercial websites, this site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs to collect information about how this site is used. European websites must follow the Commission’s guidelines on privacy and data protection and inform users that cookies are not being used to gather information unnecessarily.

As you use this website, the site uses its cookies to differentiate you from other users. In some cases, we also use cookies to prevent you from seeing unnecessary advertisements or requiring you to log in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting this site and which parts of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback in order to constantly improve this site and better serve our customers. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not generally store any personal information that you provided to us in your cookies.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at this site, and the websites visited just before and just after our site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companies may also use small technology or pieces of code to determine which advertisements and promotions users have seen and how users responded to them. However, Please Note that we do not use any Ad Serving Company on this site at this time, but we reserve the right to do so in the future as we see fit.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers) use cookies that originate from their sites. We have no access or control over those cookies.

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES ARE USED BY NEWMATNORCAL.COM ?

The types of cookies used on our site can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are essential to make our website work. They enable you to move around the site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas cannot be provided.
Analytics Cookies These cookies collect information about how people are using our website, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don’t gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people’s use of our site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your username, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you’ve made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.
Advertising Cookies These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to our site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.
Social Media Cookies In order to enhance your internet experience and to make the sharing of content easier, some of the pages on our website may contain tools or applications that are linked to third party social media service providers such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Through these tools or applications the social media service provider may set its own cookies on your device. We do not control these cookies and you should check the social media service provider’s website for further details about how they use cookies.

 

SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

The information we collect is used to improve the content of this site and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes. That being said, your information could be shared under the following circumstances:

  • We use third parties to facilitate our business, including, but not limited to, sending email. In connection with these offerings and business operations, these third parties may have access to your personal information for use in connection with those business activities.
  • As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions.
  • We may also transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution.
  • If it becomes necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in each such email or delete your account entirely inside your account page.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

The information we collect is used to improve the content of this site and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes. That being said, your information could be shared under the following circumstances:

  • We use third parties to facilitate our business, including, but not limited to, sending email. In connection with these offerings and business operations, these third parties may have access to your personal information for use in connection with those business activities.
  • As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions.
  • We may also transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution.
  • If it becomes necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

NOTICE OF NEW SERVICES AND CHANGES

Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our customer, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in each such email or delete your account entirely inside your account page.

HOW DO WE SECURE INFORMATION TRANSMISSIONS?

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. Your payment informations will never be stored or known by NEWMAT NorCal Inc. since we do not ask for payment over this website. The page you are viewing, as well as the entire site, are encrypted before being transmitted over the Internet. Encryption makes it difficult for unauthorized people to view information traveling between computers.

CERTAIN DISCLOSURES

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.

WHAT ABOUT OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE?

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our site. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our site to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including sites which have a link on our site, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

YOUR CONSENT

By using the website newmatnorcal.com, the User is aware and agrees that NEWMAT NorCal Inc. and its team may collect personal and commercial information, which is information that identifies an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. This information is collected through fill-in forms. Some of the information requested is mandatory and necessary for processing the User’s requests. Information stored and collected is processed by the NEWMAT NorCal Inc. team and its commercial partners in order to provide the User the best service he/she requests under the best conditions.

Moreover, the User is aware and agrees that this personal data may be communicated to the Contributors as part of the claims process or for rectifications made on the website or to the software. They can also be communicated to commercial partners in order to carry out commercial processing.

In respect of the law you can access, update, change, remove and / or ask for the removal of your personal information at any time by writing to this address : info@newmatnorcal.com.

Finally, the User is aware and agrees that NEWMAT NorCal Inc. can reveal and communicate your personal information in case of express order from a judge or a Court of Justice.

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

APPLICABLE LAWS

We control and operate the site from our offices in the USA in accordance with the laws of the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the Sites are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access the site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.