Use of Personal Information
We use the information you give us to perform the services you request. For example, if you fill out a form requesting more information about Trex, we will use the information you provide us to contact you about Trex products. We may also use information you provide us or information we collect to help us improve your experience on our website, or to process a warranty claim.
Use of Information
We collect information to provide you with services, deliver products to you, and to keep you informed about our products.
For example, if you provide your information to us, we may use it in the following ways:
Your information may also be shared with Trex’s dealers, distributors or contractors on an aggregated, non-personal basis. When Trex shares such information with dealers, distributors or contractors, it is not traceable to any particular user and will not be used to contact you again.
The Type of Information We May Collect
When you visit our website, we may also collect your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, operating system, computer or mobile device type, or navigation and clickstream information. This information is used to help us improve users’ experience our website.
Lawful Bases for Processing Information
We will only collect and process personal data about you where we have lawful bases. Our lawful bases for processing your information could include where you give us consent (for example: when you sign up for our mailing lists), contract (for example: when you have registered your Trex warranty with us), and other legitimate interests. These other legitimate interests include but are not limited to complying with laws that apply to Trex and enabling us to administer our business (for example: quality control, consolidated reporting, or customer service).
We retain the information you share with us for as long as we need to in order to provide you the services you request. For example, if you register a warranty with Trex, we will keep your personal information on file in order to help us process your warranty. We also retain other data generated by you (i.e., data generated when you browse our website) in a depersonalized or aggregated form in order to help us improve users’ experience on our website. We may also retain your information for a reasonable period of time for Trex to conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or other legitimate business interests.
If you believe any personal data we maintain about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to correct it. In addition, you may ask for a copy of it, or you may ask us to delete it. If you have a request about your data or any concerns about the information you provide to us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact the Data Protection Authority in your country.
Where your data may be sent
If you are located outside of the United States, we may transfer the personal data you provide to us to the United States. By sharing your data with us, you consent to the transfer of your data to the United States.
Other Important Privacy Information
Children’s Privacy. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent, unless permitted by law. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete it in accordance with applicable law.
Your California Privacy Rights. (a) California residents are entitled once a year, free of charge, to request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. We do not share personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. (b) California residents who are registered users may also request and obtain removal of content. You may request such removal by emailing us at email@example.com. In your request, please provide a description of the material that you want removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material, and include your name, email address and the subject line “California Removal Request” so that we can process your request.