Effective Date: February 6, 2020
We at U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. ("USSTC") respect your privacy and value the relationship we have with you. This Privacy Statement describes the types of personal information we may collect on the USSTC Corporate Website, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Statement also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information you provide to us through the USSTC Corporate Website. We also tell you how you can reach us to update your contact information, unsubscribe from receiving emails from us, or answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.
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- Information We Collect and How We Use It
- Information We Gather Automatically
- Online Analytics
- Information We Share
- Links to Other Sites
- Updates to this Privacy Statement
- How to Contact Us
Information We Collect and How We Use It
USSTC collects personal information from you (such as your name, address, telephone number and email address) only if you provide it to us. You may choose to do so, for example, by registering on the USSTC Corporate Website to receive Email Alerts or by providing information when you contact us through a "Contact Us" page.
Listed below are the ways we collect personal information about you, the types of information we collect and how we use it.
You may choose to communicate with us through a "Contact Us" page. We ask for your email address and name in order to reply to your message.
Email a Page
The USSTC Corporate Website provides you with the ability to email pages found on the sites. If you would like to email a page, we ask you to provide certain information such as your name and email address along with the email address of the recipient.
Information We Gather Automatically
Cookies and Web Beacons
Online Analytics Services
We use third-party web analytics services on the USSTC’s Corporate Website, such as those of Sitecore Analytics and Google Analytics. The analytics providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies to help us analyze how visitors use the USSTC Corporate Website. The information collected through these means (including IP address) is disclosed to these analytics providers to help us evaluate use of the USSTC Corporate Website and diagnose technical issues. To learn about how Google Analytics collects and processes data and the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, you can visit www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html and https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. To learn about how Sitecore analytics collects and processes data and the Sitecore Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on you can visit https://www.sitecore.com/trust/privacy-policy and https://www.sitecore.com/trust/privacy-policy#contactus.
Information We Share
USSTC does not sell or rent personal information about our visitors to third parties, except as described in this Privacy Statement or otherwise at the time of collection. Under certain circumstances, we may share your personal information as described below.
To fulfill your requests or respond to your questions or concerns, we may share information you provide throughout the USSTC Corporate Website with other Altria operating companies, affiliates or companies in which we have an economic interest. These companies, which may also have subsidiaries, include:
- Altria Group Inc.
- Altria Client Services
We also share information provided by our visitors with service providers that have been retained to perform services on USSTC's behalf or on behalf of our affiliates or companies in which we have an economic interest.
In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or in connection with litigation, (ii) in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.
Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.
Links to Other Sites
The USSTC Corporate Website contains links to other websites, some of which are operated by USSTC and others of which are operated by third parties. We provide these links solely for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of these sites.
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards for the USSTC Corporate Website to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the information you provide on these sites.
Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may change or update portions of this Privacy Statement at any time and without prior notice to you. Please check back from time to time so you are aware of any changes or updates to the notice. For significant changes, we will post a notice on the USSTC Corporate Website. We will indicate at the top of the Privacy Statement when it was most recently updated.
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How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Statement, feel free to Contact Us by phone or email.
You may also write to us at:
Altria Client Services
6601 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230