This privacy statement applies to the TROY Group, Inc. www.troygroup.com-owned web site and domain.
TROY uses personal information to better understand your needs and interest and provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured that it will only be used to support your customer relationship with TROY. We take seriously the trust you place in us. TROY will not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to others.
This privacy statement covers personally identifiable information, anonymous data collection and aggregate reporting. Personally, identifiable information is any information that is associated with your name or personal identity. Anonymous (non-personal) information is data about usage and service operation, reported in aggregate, which is not associated to a specific personal identity. Aggregate information is data collected and summarized for a broad category of customers or TROY services.
What we collect
How we use it
TROY uses your information to help us understand your needs and interests and provide you with better services. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on services and benefits, to personalize promotional offers and to personalize some troygroup.com web sites. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding TROY products or services. We will give you the opportunity to opt-out of market research and customer surveys. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and fraud prevention, and is not used for other purposes. Data collected online may also be combined with information you provide through other sources such as product registration, call centers or public events such as trade shows or seminars.Anonymous (non-personal) data is aggregated for reporting about troygroup.com web site usability, performance, and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.
Who we share it with
Personal data given to TROY may be transferred across state and country borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage and simplified customer information management. The practices which govern this data movement are described in our commitments in the Choice and Security sections of this privacy statement.
Access & Accuracy (End-user access to Online Store)
We will provide you with access to view and change your information, including making every effort to provide you with online access. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of TROY's web sites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal identifiers.
The most effective way to view your online account information and change your personal information is to return to the web page where you originally submitted your data and follow the instructions on that web page or send us a message as described in "Contacting us" below. Data access is also available upon request.
TROY is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of the information, TROY has in place appropriate physical, technological and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. We use this SSL technology to prevent such information from being intercepted and read as it is transmitted over the Internet. The encrypted data goes to a secure site where your information is stored on restricted-assess computers located at restricted-access sites. Credit card numbers are only used for processing payment and are not used for other purposes. Our efforts to protect credit card fraud help protect your financial data security.
TROY uses session variables (or session cookies). A session variable is created when you surf our site, make purchases, request information, personalization, or register yourself or for certain services. Accepting the cookies used on our site does not give us access to your personally identifiable information, but we may use the cookies to identify your computer. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyze traffic patterns at our site. This can enable us over time to provide a better experience on our site by improving content or personalization and making it easier to use.
troygroup.com does not post third-party ads on our web site. TROY may use third-party media companies to place ads for TROY products or services other companies' web sites. If you view a web page where TROY ads appear, the online media company may place a cookie or web beacon on the user's computer. This allows the online media company to recognize the computer when it is used to return to that site or measure advertising response. This data is anonymous and is not linked to personal data on the user's computer or any TROY databases. Some TROY newsletters delivered on TROY's behalf by online media companies use the same technologies. In both cases, this data is also used by the online media company to measure advertising and content interest and relevance. TROY does not have access to the data collected by the online media company. To prevent online media companies from placing cookies on your computer, you will need to visit each media company's web site and use their cookie removal (opt-out) process.