Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Parker Hannifin Corporation

Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make use of the online product catalog at this site. This policy may change from time to time so please re-visit this page periodically. Web sites which are linked to this site may have different policies and Parker is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

Disclosure and Use of Information
Any personal information you provide on this site may be used, held or shared by Parker and its affiliates, associated companies, agents, distributors or others in the supply chain to fulfill your order and provide you services associated with products you purchase through this site (together, "the Parker organization").

Parker does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others outside of the Parker organization. We may disclose information in special cases when we believe in good faith that such release is necessary to comply with law, to identify or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our conditions of use and terms of service, to enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or protect the rights, property or safety of Parker or others.

Parker is global company and this site has users all over the world. Any information you give us through this site may be transmitted to servers outside the country where the information was entered, and may be used, stored and processed outside of the country where it was entered.

We may use certain information gathered from this site to compile demographic data about our users, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information. If provided to third parties, this data will include no personally identifying information.

Security
We will use every reasonable effort to ensure the security of our system and will strive to protect any personal information you provide through this site. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that all data transmitted over the Internet will be secure.

Ordering
When you place an order using Parker’s online product catalog services, the credit card information you submit will be transmitted in a secured format using secure server software (SSL) which encrypts this information. Of course, your credit card information will be submitted to the credit card institution for processing.

Registered Users
When you become a Registered User, we ask for your name, email address, and other information to assist us in processing your order. You will be asked whether you would like to receive e-mail messages regarding our products or other topics with may be of interest to you. We won't send you such messages without your consent.

Cookies
A cookie is a small data file sent to your browser from a web server to be stored on your hard drive that allows easier access the next time the same page is visited. For example, a cookie is sent when you register or sign in to this site. This site may use cookies to store information from forms you fill out to create a user profile so that you do not have to re-enter the information each time you visit. Your browser probably can be set to notify you whenever a cookie is received so you can decide whether or not to accept it, but you will not be able to use this site if you choose not to accept cookies from us 

IP Addresses
An IP address is a number which is used to identify computers so that data such as web pages you request can be sent to you. Our web server automatically collects IP addresses for purposes of administering our system and to help us diagnose problems with our server.

Consent
By using the our web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Parker.

Users Under the Age of 13
If you are under the age of 13, do not provide any personally identifiable information on this site without the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian.

CONDITIONS OF USE AND TERMS OF SERIVCE

COPYRIGHT. Copyright © 1997-99 Parker-Hannifin Corporation. All rights reserved. The content of this web site may not be copied, replaced, distributed, published, displayed, modified, or transferred in any form or by any means except with the prior permission of Parker-Hannifin Corporation ("Parker"). Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties.

LIMITATION OF WARRANTY. The data and information contained in this web site are believed to be accurate, BUT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. In no event shall Parker be liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever, including any special, indirect, or consequential damages, relating to the use of this site except as otherwise limited by applicable law. Parker recommends only those applications for its products that are specified in its catalogues or other company literature, and hereby disclaims any liability for uses other than those specified. The products are warranted, if at all, only according to their terms and conditions of sale.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES. Any links provided herein may allow the user to leave this site. The linked sites may not be under the control of Parker, and Parker shall not be responsible for the content of any linked site or link contained in a linked site. Parker may provide these links as a convenience only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply an endorsement by Parker of that site

USER ACCESS. Parker may at any time, in its sole discretion: (1) revoke the access of any user to this Site; (2) modify, change, withdraw, or delete this site and/or any of these conditions of use in whole or in part.

TRADEMARK. "Parker," "Parker-Hannifin," and/or other Parker names or products referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Parker-Hannifin Corporation. Other product or company names mentioned herein may be the trademark of their respective owners.

SOFTWARE. Any software ("Software") that may be made available to download from the server of this Site may be the copyrighted work of Parker and/or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ("License Agreement"). The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED. THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, PARKER HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

LICENSE TO PARKER. By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting Parker and its affiliated entities a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

  1. Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, retransmit, distribute and/or publicly perform or display any such communication.

  2. Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.
The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark, patent laws or the law of ideas under any relevant jurisdiction.

DISCLAIMER. PARKER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION. COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PARKER IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER SUBSCRIBERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL PARKER, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING PARKER SOFTWARE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PARKER SOFTWARE OR SITE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE.

BULLETIN BOARDS. This service may include bulletin boards and chat rooms ("bulletin boards") which allow feedback to Parker and real-time interaction between users. Parker does not control the messages, information or files delivered to bulletin boards. It is a condition of your use of the bulletin boards and this site that you do not:

  1. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the bulletin boards.

  2. Post or transmit any unlawful, anticompetitive, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.

  3. Post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivation works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder.

  4. Post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful component.

  5. Post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising, other than for the business purposes of Parker and its affiliates.

You understand that Parker has no obligation to monitor or edit the content of the bulletin boards. However, Parker reserves the right at all times to disclose any information posted by you or any other user as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in Parker's sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Parker, its subsidiary and parent companies or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use Parker materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that Parker is not liable for any defamatory, anti-competitive, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any Parker material, or with any of Parker's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the site.

TERMINATION. This agreement is effective until terminated by Parker, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the bulletin boards, and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the bulletin boards, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

INDEMNIFICATION. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Parker, its parents, affiliates, licensees and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, claims, damages, and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of the site, or your violation or alleged violation of the terms of this Agreement.

EU Data Privacy Regulations Compliance. We strive to collect, use and disclose personal information consistent with the laws of the United States as well as the laws of other countries in which we do business, including the laws of the European Union. For detailed information on our privacy policy with respect to the European Union, please see our European Union (EU) Safe Harbor Privacy Policy.

OTHER. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
COPYRIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENT

Parker respects the rights of all copyright holders and has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the removal from its web site of materials that infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Parker's Copyright Agent the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512:
  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

  2. Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single on-line site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;

  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Parker’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding this site can be reached as follows:

Copyright Agent
Attn: Legal Department
P O Box 1022, Wodonga,
Victoria, 3689
Phone: +61 (2) 6055 7100
Fax : +61 (2) 6056 3099
E-mail: DMJohnson@parker.com