Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Distech Controls uses and protects any information that you provide us when using this website.


Distech Controls is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can rest assured that it will only be used in accordance with the privacy statement outlined below.


Distech Controls may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.
This policy is effective as of March 29th, 2013.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Company name
  • Contact information including email address, phone number and address
  • Relationship to Distech Controls
  • Product information
  • Feedback concerns
  • Comments
  • Other information relevant to your information requests


When we collect information

  • When filling in a request to get more information
  • When filling in a request for a client log-in account
  • When filling in a request for an Engineer Resource Center log-in
  • When providing us feedback through a form on the website

This data collection is done only to answer and better respond to your inquiries.

All information is kept in a secure database and in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.  We will only disclose your personal information if  we are required to by law.


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to better understand your needs and provide you with improved service, particularly for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails/informational bulletins about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. These communications are only sent to you if you have elected to receive them when registering. 
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests

We will never sell your information.


Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or identify you when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to easily visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, as they are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, you will be asked to select whether you want to receive any promotional or email communications from Distech Controls
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time and unsubscribe by using the link in one of our communications or by emailing us at marketing@distech-controls.com. Your request will be processed within 24 hours (open business hours)

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. We will only disclose your personal information if we are required to by law.

You can request further information as to the details that we have on file for you. If you would like a copy of this information, please write to marketing@distech-controls.com.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to marketing@distech-controls.com as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Copyright
All of the information contained within these World Wide Web Pages is Copyright of Distech Controls 2008. All Rights Reserved.

Trademarks
Distech Controls, the Distech Controls Logo, Open-to-Wireless, Innovative Solutions for Greener Buildings, ECO-Vue, Allure, EC-NetAX, EC-NetAX Enervue and EC-Light are trademarks of Distech Controls. LONWORKS, LON, LNS and LONMARK are trademarks of Echelon Corporation; NiagaraAX Framework is a trademark of Tridium, Inc.; BACnet is a registered trademark of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; Modbus is trademark of AEG Schneider Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Other names, words, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, icons and trademarks displayed on the Web site may constitute registered or unregistered trademarks of Distech Controls or third parties. 

Use of Content
All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the website, including, without limitation, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, computer software and code (collectively, the Content) are protected under Canadian and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by Distech Controls, its licensors or the party accredited as the provider of the Content. In addition, the Web site is protected under copyright law as a collective work and/or compilation pursuant to Canadian and foreign laws. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information and restrictions on or contained in any of the Content accessed through the Web site.

ANY USE, REPRODUCTION, ALTERATION, MODIFICATION, PUBLIC PERFORMANCE OR DISPLAY, UPLOADING OR POSTING ONTO THE INTERNET, TRANSMISSION, REDISTRIBUTION OR OTHER EXPLOITATION OF THE WEBSITE OR OF ANY CONTENT, WHETHER IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OTHER THAN EXPRESSLY SET OUT HEREIN, IS PROHIBITED WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF Distech Controls. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting you any license or right to use any Content of Distech Controls or any third party, without the written permission of Distech Controls or the respective owner of any third-party trademark.