Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement:

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (MEAU) is  committed to protecting your right to privacy. By submitting identifying data, a visitor to our web site is agreeing to MEAU’s use of such data as described in this privacy statement. Please be sure to read this privacy statement before communicating or transmitting your personal information with MEAU on our web site.

MEAU obtains very little identifying information from visitors to our web site and obtains this information for a narrow set of purposes. Typically, identifying information is collected:

  • as registration data for certain areas of the site
  • through e-mail forms contained within the site
  • through one of our e-commerce functions

The personally identifying information collected may consist of basic contact information: Name, Title, company address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers. It is MEAU’s policy to limit the information collected to only the minimum information required to fulfill a visitor’s request.

Visitors also have the opportunity to purchase MEAU products from our Shopping Center. We will collect order information and a customer's credit card information, where applicable, in order to facilitate shipment and payment for the products ordered.

Visitors are able to send email through the site. Their messages will contain the user's site registration ID and email address, as well as any additional information the user may wish to include in the message. Because we use the web site as a recruiting tool, a visitor may send his or her  resume to an individual within MEAU via the web site.

MEAU’s policy is not to seek or request any sensitive information through our web site, including but not limited to information relating to: race, national origin; religion, union membership, disability, medical conditions or criminal records.  We request that you do not provide any sensitive information of this nature.

Our site makes limited use of cookies. In order to properly manage our web site we may anonymously log information on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmasters. This is to ensure that our web site presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.

A user may choose to provide personal information in the following examples:

  • Registering on our site
  • Ordering
  • Submitting resumes or work history information
  • Contacting us for further information

Information obtained by the site is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. This data is not shared with other entities in the company for secondary or unrelated purposes, or shared with a third party, unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. If there is an instance where such information may be shared, the visitor will be asked for permission beforehand.

MEAU will not use personal data collected from our web site to facilitate unsolicited marketing activities.

MEAU will only disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:

  • as required by law through subpoena, search warrant or other legal process
  • when explicitly requested by a visitor
  • when required to deliver publications or reference materials requested by a visitor

MEAU’s web site does not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

In instances where a site user can link to another entity’s web site, MEAU assumes no responsibility for the information practices of those sites, and encourages visitors to review each site's privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

As a policy, visitors are not required to register to gain access to areas of the MEAU web site. In certain cases in the future, as your MEAU web site experience expands, we may require visitors to register in order to obtain a user ID and password for authentication and secure access to a transaction or to certain confidential or other proprietary business information or services.

Personally identifiable information provided to MEAU through its web site is provided voluntarily by visitors. Visitors may unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations at any time by sending an email to marcomm@meau.com requesting to be unsubscribed.

While MEAU has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction, MEAU cannot guarantee that personally identifiable information may be not be accessed by unauthorized personnel or third parties. Only authorized MEAU personnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees are committed to the confidentiality of this information. MEAU’s policy is to use secure socket layer (SSL) technology for the protection of credit card information submitted for Shopping Center orders.