Security and Privacy Statement
• About This Security
and Privacy Statement
• Security of Information
• Information Collected
• Advertising and Tracking
• How we Handle Email
• Use and Disclosure of Information
• Acceptance and Changes to Security and
About This Security and
This Security and Privacy Statement applies to
all websites which are operated by Hanneman’s
Inside Source under their respective domain names.
The MyTurlock website is operated on behalf of
HIS and its related bodies. The information described
in this Security and Privacy Statement may be
shared between members of HIS, MyMerced, MyTurlock,
World-Comm, HOCS and Agrower.
This Security and Privacy Statement may also apply
to services offered by HIS on websites hosted
by third parties. If so, express reference to
this Security and Privacy Statement may be made
on those websites.
HIS understands and appreciates that you, as an
HIS website visitor, are concerned about your
privacy and about the confidentiality and security
of information we may gain about you online. HIS
is committed to protecting your privacy. This
HIS Security and Privacy Statement explains how
your personal information will be treated as you
access and interact with an HIS website.
As HIS websites develop and as technology evolves,
HIS will continue to strive to provide you with
better and more customized services and with a
more effective website. HIS encourages you to
review the Security and Privacy Statement periodically
because the Security and Privacy Statement may
change from time to time.
protects your privacy and confidentiality. The
apply to all HIS websites.
In addition to the provisions of this Security
and Privacy Statement, there may also be specific
and additional privacy provisions which apply
to certain sections of HIS websites. Because those
specific and additional provisions also relate
to your privacy protection, you should review
them wherever they are accessible by you on HIS
websites. In the event of any inconsistency between
the provisions of this Security and Privacy Statement
and those other specific and additional provisions,
the specific and additional provisions will prevail.
HIS takes reasonable steps to preserve the security
of cookie and personal information in accordance
and Privacy Statement. If your browser is suitably
configured, it will advise you whether the information
you are sending us will be secure (encrypted)
or not secure (unencrypted).
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet
can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly,
although HIS strives to protect such information,
HIS cannot ensure or warrant the security of any
information you transmit to us or from our online
products or services and you do so at your own
risk. Once we receive your transmission, we take
reasonable steps to preserve the security of the
information in our own systems.
The information that HIS collects about you is
dependent on how you use the facilities offered
by HIS websites.
If you visit an unsecured area any of the HIS
websites (that is, an area where you are not required
to log on) to read, browse or download information,
our system will record the date and time of your
visit to our site, the pages viewed and any information
downloaded. However, our systems will not record
any personally identifiable information.
If you decide to complete an online form, the
information that you enter into the online form
will only be collected by HIS if you submit your
online application. If at any stage you cancel
your application or log out prior to submitting
your application, the information you have entered
up to that point will be automatically deleted.
HIS websites also contains links to the websites
of third party providers of goods and services
("Third Party websites"). If you have
accessed Third Party websites through any HIS
website and if those third parties collect information
about you, HIS may also collect or have access
to that information as part of our arrangements
with those third parties.
Where you access a Third Party website from any
HIS website, cookie information, information about
your preferences or other information you have
provided about yourself may be shared between
us and the third party. You cannot usually be
identified from the information that is shared;
if you can be identified from this information,
we may seek your consent before sharing such information.
Third Party websites should contain their own
privacy statements and those third parties are
responsible for their own privacy practices.
HIS uses direct access to deliver its online advertising
where HIS banner advertisements are placed on
Third Party websites ('Advertising Company').
When you view an HIS advertisement on a Third
Party website, the advertising company uses 'cookies'
and in some cases 'web beacons' to collect information
• The server your computer is logged onto.
• Your browser type.
• The date and time of your visit.
• The performance of their marketing efforts.
The advertising company and tracking companies
('companies') use that information to perform
statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior,
but those analyses are not based on personal information.
HIS uses those analyses to measure advertising
effectiveness and relative consumer interest in
the various areas of HIS websites. As a general
rule, no personal information is collected by
HIS in this process. If, however, any personal
information is automatically collected, it is
HIS policy to maintain the privacy and confidentiality
of that personal information.
We may disclose the information collected by a
Company, in an aggregate form only, to third parties
including advertisers or potential advertisers.
We use "cookies" as a fundamental part
of our interaction with your Internet browser.
The purpose is to provide you with better and
more customized service and with a more effective
A "cookie" is a small text file placed
on your computer by our web page server. A cookie
can later be retrieved by our webpage servers.
Cookies are frequently used on websites and you
can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted
by configuring your preferences and options in
allocate a cookie to each Internet browser that
visits an HIS website. This cookie does not allow
us to collect personally identifiable information
about you. We use this cookie:
• to allocate an HIS identification number
to your Internet browser (but we cannot identify
you from this number);
• to determine if you have previously visited
an HIS website;
• to identify pages you have accessed and
Third Party websites you have accessed; and
• for security purposes.
Most of the HIS websites operate by using this
type of cookie.
Accordingly, if you wish to make full use of an
HIS website, it is required that you accept cookies.
(that is, an area where you are required to log
on) on an HIS website. These cookies are used
for a variety of purposes, including for security
and personalization reasons. If your browser is
configured to reject all cookies you may be unable
to use secure services on an HIS website that
requires cookies in order to participate.
You may still be able to use some information-only
pages even if you do not accept cookies.
How we Handle
We will preserve the content of any e-mail that
you send us, if we believe that we have a legal
requirement to do so. Your e-mail message content
may be monitored by our HIS employees for security
issues including where e-mail abuse is suspected;
our response to you may be monitored for quality
Disclosure of Information
We will only use or disclose personal information
or information generated by cookies in accordance
provisions relating to privacy which apply to
certain areas of the HIS website and as otherwise
set out in this Security and Privacy Statement.
and Changes to Security and Privacy Statement
You acknowledge and accept that your use of an
HIS website indicates your acceptance of the Terms
of Use and the Security and Privacy Statement.
This is the current Security and Privacy Statement.
It replaces any other Security and Privacy Statement
for all HIS websites published on any HIS website
to date. HIS may at any time vary the Security
and Privacy Statement by publishing the varied
Security and Privacy Statement on an HIS website.
You accept that by doing this, HIS has provided
you with sufficient notice of the variation.
Date of Publication - 2 February 2007 - Version
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