Lawn-Boy's Commitment to Your Privacy
The Information Lawn-Boy Collects
In general, you can browse this Site without telling Lawn-Boy who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Lawn-Boy is, however, able to determine your IP address. Lawn-Boy uses your IP address to, among other things, (1) help diagnose problems with Lawn-Boy's server, administer the Site, measure the use of the Site, improve the content of the Site; (2) to identify visitors' domain names, the type of web browsers used, the pages viewed, the websites from which a visitor found this Site, the search terms and search engines used to find this Site; and (3) to gather other web analytics information relating to visitors' use and navigation of the Site.
There are a few places where Lawn-Boy gives you an opportunity to provide Lawn-Boy your personal information. This refers to information that lets Lawn-Boy know the specifics of who you are, and may include, without limitation, your first and last name, mailing address, email address, telephone and facsimile numbers, credit card number, and other personal identifying information. When you engage in certain activities on the Site, such as ordering a product or service, entering a contest or sweepstakes, filling out a survey, sending Lawn-Boy feedback, requesting owners and parts manuals, or registering your product online, Lawn-Boy may ask you to provide personal information. If you choose to share any personal information with Lawn-Boy, you will see that the amount and type of personal information Lawn-Boy requests depends on how you use the Site. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. Depending upon the activity, some of the information Lawn-Boy asks you to provide is identified as mandatory and some is voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
The Way Lawn-Boy Uses Information
Lawn-Boy may use your personal information for particular activities, including, without limitation, processing your order; credit card processing; collections; returns management; manufacturing; storage; shipping; delivery; fulfillment; customer service; marketing and research ; providing product, promotional and other information to you; and to contact you regarding administrative notices. Lawn-Boy may share this information with Lawn-Boy's affiliates, dealers or other business partners in connection with any of the foregoing activities. Lawn-Boy's affiliates, dealers or other business partners may use this information for marketing and solicitation purposes. Lawn-Boy must release your credit card information to credit card authorization service providers and the credit card-issuing bank to confirm and settle payment for products or services purchased on this Site and to facilitate returns or refunds. Except as described above, Lawn-Boy will not give or sell your personal information to any other company for its use in marketing or solicitation.
Lawn-Boy may disclose personal information in any of the following circumstances: (1) in response to a subpoena, search warrant, court order, or other legal process or request, or as may otherwise be required by applicable law or regulation; (2) to protect and defend Lawn-Boy's rights or property or those of its affiliates, dealers, business partners, or others; or (3) as Lawn-Boy, in its sole discretion, believes is appropriate under exigent circumstances in response to a perceived threat to the personal safety or property of any person or organization.
In addition, since Lawn-Boy's database is a business asset, in the event Lawn-Boy is reorganized or is sold to or merged with another company, you consent to the sale, assignment, or transfer of your personal information to a purchaser of all or substantially all of Lawn-Boy's business assets, or to an affiliate, as applicable.
Processing of your Personal Information.
BY SUBMITTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO LAWN-BOY, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.
Retention of your Personal Information
Lawn-Boy keeps your personal information as long as Lawn-Boy needs it for the purposes for which it was originally collected (or to which you have subsequently consented), for other legitimate purposes (such as regulatory compliance), or as permitted by applicable law. Since some of these activities may continue for an extended period of time, Lawn-Boy may keep your personal information indefinitely.
Lawn-Boy's Relationship to other Sites that can be Accessed through this Site
Other Information You should Know about your Privacy
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") prohibits certain commercial practices related to gathering, storing, and disclosing personal information about children under the age of 13 who use the Internet. Lawn-Boy will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information about children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent. Lawn-Boy cannot prohibit minors from browsing this Site, or using this Site if they supply valid security or identification information (for instance, a username and password issued to another person, such as a parent or friend). Lawn-Boy must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervision of children to monitor the Internet activities of children under the age of 13. Each time you submit personally identifiable information about yourself or your family through the Site, you are representing to Lawn-Boy that your are 18 years of age or older.
All electronic communication services such as the ones provided by Lawn-Boy are required to comply with the "mandatory reporting" requirements of 42 U.S.C. § 13032(b), which requires such services to report any apparent child pornography to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. In the event Lawn-Boy is required to make a report, it will include all information regarding the apparent child pornography it believes may be of importance. Lawn-Boy will strictly comply with this reporting requirement.
Access and Correction of your Personal Information
Lawn-Boy strives to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the personal information in its databases and to keep that information up-to-date. Lawn-Boy provides ways for you to access your personal information as required by applicable law, so that you can correct inaccuracies or update your personal information. Lawn-Boy reserves the right to charge a fee as permitted by applicable law.
If you would like to review or correct your personal information, please contact Lawn-Boy by email at legal@Lawn-Boy.com, or send a letter to:
Attn: Legal Department
8111 Lyndale Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420-1196
All communications must be in the English language.
Lawn-Boy will respond to reasonable requests within the time limits established by applicable law or within a reasonable time if no time limit is established by applicable law. For your protection, Lawn-Boy may ask you for additional information to verify your identity. In most cases, Lawn-Boy will provide the access you request and correct or delete any inaccurate personal information you discover. Lawn-Boy reserves the right, however, to limit or deny your request to the extent permitted by applicable law if: (1) the disclosure may harm the life, body, property or rights of third parties; (2) the disclosure may lead to a violation of applicable laws or regulations; or (3) where you have failed to provide sufficient evidence to verify your identity.
Lawn-Boy encourages you to promptly update your personal information if it changes.
Lawn-Boy's Commitment to Security of Your Personal Information
Lawn-Boy takes what it believes to be reasonable precautions and has implemented managerial and technical procedures to try to protect the security of data and information, including personal information. Lawn-Boy strives to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness, and current status of personal information and to protect the privacy and security of such. Lawn-Boy cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or destruction of data or personal information. While Lawn-Boy strives to protect your personal information, Lawn-Boy cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to or from this Site, and you provide such information at your own risk. You acknowledge that: (1) there are security and privacy limitations in computer systems and on the Internet which are beyond Lawn-Boy's control; (2) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and Lawn-Boy through the Site, including personal information, cannot be guaranteed; and (3) any such information and data, including personal information, may be viewed or tampered with by a third party while such information or data is being used, transmitted, processed, or stored.