Ariens offers various services that are accessible to users through this Site, such as, for example, information about products, e.g. Zero Turn Mowers, Stand On Mowers, Walk Behind Mowers, Chore/Finishers, UTVs, etc. ("Products"), and resources relating to the same, e.g. Sell Sheets, Warranty Statements, Catalogs, Brochures, etc. (collectively "Services"). Some Services are only available to users who have an account with Ariens, such as creating personalized wish lists, checking order history, tracking orders online, etc. Other Services are available to anyone on the Site, such as learning more about the Products and viewing resources relating to the same.
This Site is not intended for anyone under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18 and have reached this Site, please leave the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18, unless we have received consent from a parent or guardian.
If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, without consent, we will delete that information and otherwise comply with the requirements of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and other applicable laws such as the California Online Privacy Protection Act.
Information We Collect About You
We collect several types of information from and about users and Registered Users of this Site and Services, including the information described below.
Personally Identifiable Information
As for Registered Users, most of the personally identifiable information we collect from Registered Users is voluntarily submitted by you, such as when you register(ed) for an account on the Site ("Account"), for example, first and last name, email and postal address, etc. In addition to the personally identifiable information described above, we also collect some billing information such as name, billing address and shipping address, email and we accept, but do not collect, purchasing information, such as a method of payment – credit card, paypal, etc., to make purchasing offers, products and/or services easier and more convenient for you. We will also link some of the non-personally identifiable information described further below, with your personally identifiable information. This allows us to better understand the interests, needs, and objectives of our Registered Users such that we may better serve you and offer you better Services.
We may occasionally offer additional events to users and Registered Users to communicate with us. If we offer such events, please note that we may collect and link such voluntarily submitted information with your IP address and/or browsing behavior in a way that makes such information personally identifiable information. If you do not want us to collect and/or link such information, please do not participate in such events. The below list of events identifies examples only and does not constitute the complete list of events that we may provide.
Marketing initiatives, including, contests, events, or promotions;
Fillable forms or fields;
Requesting information about us, this Site, and our Service, whether via email or other electronic means; and
Forums, product reviews or User Generated Content (defined below) or submissions.
It is also possible that we may collect personally identifiable information about Registered Users from sources other than you, such as forums, instant messaging services, blogs, other users of our products and services and our business partners. Some of the information we collect is through the use of marketing and/or web analytic partners. You may be able to prevent such marketing partners from recognizing you on return visits to this Site by disabling cookies on your browser.
We may also collect management information on our email campaigns, such as whether you have read an email sent by us, when and how many times, etc. We will use this information to improve content and Services and to inform groups of users about relevant products and services.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Although we largely only collect personally identifiable information from Registered Users, we may collect non-personally identifiable information from everyone that accesses the Site and/or Services. We use this information to help make the Site and Services more useful and appealing to you and to better understand our users and Registered Users.
Some of the information we collect is through the use of marketing and/or web analytic partners. Such marketing partners collect information like how often users visit this Site and/or Services, what pages they visit when they do so, what other sites they used prior to coming to this Site and survey responses.
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you through a variety of technical methods, including the following:
Collection of Usage Details and IP Address. As you navigate through this Site and/or Services, we may collect details of your visits to this Site and/or Services, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, logs, the resources that you access, and information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type. We may also collect the webpage from which you came immediately before reaching the Site and the webpage to which you went immediately after leaving the Site. We may use this information for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and business partners.
Collection with Cookies. "Cookies" are pieces of information that a website sends to your computer while you are viewing a website. We may place and access cookies on your computer and/or mobile device to track and store preferential information about you. You consent to our placement of cookies on your computer and/or mobile device. Please note that most internet browsers will allow you to stop some cookies from being stored on your computer and/or mobile device and to delete some cookies stored on your computer and/or mobile device. If you choose to do so, however, your use of certain aspects of this Site and/or Services may be inaccessible, or not function as expected.
Collection with Web beacons. "Web beacons" are electronic images, tags or scripts that allow a website to access cookies and help track general usage patterns of visitors to a website. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information, such as cookies, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page where the Web beacon is placed. We may use Web beacons to compile information regarding use of this Site and/or Services.
Collection with Mobile Device GPS. If you are using a mobile device application to access or use the Site or Services, we may use the GPS of the mobile device to identify your location. Any such identification is used only in connection with the functionality of the Site or Service and will not be otherwise used, except in the aggregate with the location information from other users.
The information collected through these technical methods, standing alone, cannot be used to determine your identity. If such information is combined in a way that makes it become personally identifiable information, we will treat the combined information as personally identifiable information as described above.
We do not collect any financial information on this Site or through the Service. If you make a debit or credit card payment online, you will be taken to a secure payment service provider who will take your payment on our behalf and return you to this Site when your order has been completed. You should not communicate credit card or other payment information via email, as it is not secure.
How We Use Your Information
We may use your non-personally identifiable information to:
Understand and anticipate your needs and preferences;
Ensure this Site and/or the Services are of interest to you (including, customization of advertising and content) and help us better understand your use of this Site and/or the Services;
Conduct internal reviews of this Site and/or the Services and administer this Site's systems;
Develop, enhance, and market our products and services or the products and services of third parties;
Provide you with promotional materials, offers, and personalized information; and
Manage our business and operations.
In addition to the uses described above, we may use your personally identifiable information to:
Confirm and complete transactions requested by you;
Provide customer support (including, responding to your requests), troubleshoot and resolve problems and disputes;
Contact you to verify the information you provide to us;
Protect the security and integrity of this Site and Services;
Meet legal and regulatory requirements;
Provide administrative communications to you; and
We do not take your trust in sharing your personally identifiable information with us lightly or for granted. That is why we do not share your information with other unaffiliated, third party companies for direct marketing purposes.
We also strive not to disclose more personally identifiable information than is necessary to complete a transaction, provide a requested service or to operate and improve the Site and/or Services so that they are useful to you. Therefore, we only share your personally identifiable information with third parties we trust, such as our purchasing processor(s), maintenance providers and/or marketing partners. Some of the categories of third parties we may share your personally identifiable information include:
A person who, in our reasonable judgment, is authorized to receive your personally identifiable information as your agent, including as a result of your business dealings with that person (for example, your attorney);
The holders of an Account from which your access was granted;
Our third party vendors so that they may provide support for our internal and business operations, including for the handling of data processing, data storage, surveys, research, internal marketing, delivery of promotional and transaction materials, payment processing (e.g. authorize.net, US Bank, Bill and Pay, etc.) and this Site's and Services' maintenance and security;
Other third parties,:
As required by law or ordered by a court, regulatory, or administrative agency;
As we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, if we believe that you are violating any applicable law, rule or regulation, or are otherwise interfering with another's rights or property, including, without limitation, our rights or property;
If requested by authorities in the event of any act of terrorism or instance of local, regional or national emergency;
To enforce or protect our rights;
As part of a Business Transfer, (defined below); and
Our affiliated companies (i.e., companies under common control or management with us).
If you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices or wish to make a request regarding your personally identifiable information or the personally identifiable information of someone for which you are the legal guardian, please contact us at any of the following:
|Via mail:||Mark Olsen|
655 W. Ryan Street
Brillion, WI 54110