|Shaw Online - Privacy Statement||
Shaw Industries, Inc. is committed to respecting the privacy of all our visitors to www.shawonline.com. We believe it is important you know how we treat the information about you we receive on the Internet. Although we track the total number of visitor to each of our sites in an aggregate form to allow us to update and improve our sites, personally identifiable information is not extracted in this process.
Shaw Industries does, however, make use of a technology called cookies, in order to personalize the site to your specific needs. A cookie is a tiny element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return.
Shaw Industries does collect personal identifiable data, such as names, addresses, e-mail, addresses, and the like, from you. This information is used by Shaw Industries to conduct business with you and is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
Shaw Industries will respond to visitors who send us e-mail to particular addresses, for example, regarding advertising, partnering, or employment opportunities. Shaw Industries will use the information submitted in those e-mail's only to respond to the purpose specified by the sender.
Shaw Industries does not sell or release the information gathered on www.shawonline.com to any third parties. All information gathered here will be used only by Shaw Industries for internal marketing analysis and to improve our products, services and web sites.
OUR SECURITY POLICY
Online security is important to us, so we have taken precautions to make the entire shawonline.com experience safe and secure. From the last order you placed, to your company's billing address - and most importantly, your financial data - we use the most sophisticated security available.
Some security measures include: Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) - The most advanced security system available on the Internet. SSL helps protect your Internet communications through server authentication, encryption and data integrity. All personal information sent over SSL pages (including your name, billing address and account number) is encrypted so that it cannot be read as it is transmitted.
User name and password protection - Bars unwanted parties from viewing or tampering with your information.
Fire Wall Protection - Prevents "hackers" from directly linking their computer systems to Shaw's, disallowing any attempt to manipulate, change, erase, or damage your data which we keep inside the firewall.
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