General Privacy Statement
As a visitor to The Timken Company web site, your privacy, confidence and trust are important to us. This General Privacy Statement is intended to inform you as to how information about you may be collected, used and disseminated when you visit this website.
By registering with or contacting us through The Timken Company web site, you consent to the sharing of any information or comments you provide between The Timken Company and its affiliated companies, and the use without restriction of such information to improve or market our products and services. We will not sell or rent your personal identity information to any third party, and we will take commercially reasonable measures to keep such information secure.
When you visit this site, we collect certain non-personal information about your visit. Our web server automatically recognizes your domain name. We collect the domain name and monitor general site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site and the products and services we offer.
You can visit and navigate this site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, there are also opportunities at various locations on this site for you to provide us with information about yourself and your interests, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address. More information regarding how we may collect and use your personal information is set forth in the Timken.com Data Privacy Statement below. Certain forms requesting personal information, such as the on-line employment application, have their own data privacy statements. Please review these privacy statements before submitting the form.
Other Web Sites
Our web site may contain links to other third-party web sites. The Timken Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of those web sites.
Timken.com Data Privacy Statement
The Timken Company recognizes the privacy interest of individuals with respect to personal information provided to its marketing organization and is committed to protecting this interest. By providing personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with this privacy statement. Since this service is available to individuals worldwide, you are also consenting to the transfer of your personal information to countries or jurisdictions that may not provide the same level of data protection as the legal jurisdiction in which you are located.
What personal information do we collect?
We collect the name, email address, phone number, country and other personal information you may choose to provide to us via the forms on this site.
How do we use this personal information?
We use personal information obtained from submissions to fulfill your requests for information or contact.
How is this personal information secured?
We take reasonable measures to protect personal information against loss, manipulation, falsification, unauthorized access, or unauthorized disclosure by any party inside or outside The Timken Company. Personal information is stored in a secured location.
Do we disclose the personal information to others?
We may disclose your personal information to the extent necessary to respond to your inquiry and to carry out the purposes of the form. Personal information is disclosed only to those with a legitimate business need to access the information. Additionally, we will disclose personal information when required by law.
How may I access my personal information?
Upon request, and after providing satisfactory proof of identity, individuals will be given access to the personal information they have provided through the submission of the form.
What about children’s privacy?
The Timken Company does not knowingly request or collect personal information from any person under the age of 13. We ask children under 13 not to transmit any information to this site.
How do we keep this privacy statement current?
From time to time, The Timken Company may revise this privacy statement at its discretion. Updates and changes will be made on this page. Your submission of information following the posting of changes to this privacy statement will demonstrate your acceptance of those changes.
January 10, 2008