The Information RTI Collects from the Site
RTI collects your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, which you necessarily disclose when you visit the Site so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to your computer. The Site utilizes "cookies," which are anonymous, unique identifiers that web pages on the Site may use to store data on your computer or send data to our web server. RTI may use cookie data to "recognize" you when you visit the Site in the future, to troubleshoot how the Site operates, and for internal analysis of how people use the Site. Should you decide not to accept cookies from the Site, you will limit the functionality RTI can provide when you visit the Site.
RTI receives and may store information you enter on the Site or give to our Site in any other way. For example, RTI collects information you provide when you register to create an account on the Site or participate in community discussions on the Site. The information may include, without limitation, your first and last name, company name, mailing address, email address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal identifying information. If you choose to share any personal information with RTI, the amount and type of personal information RTI requests depends on how you use the Site.It is optional for you to engage in these activities. Depending upon the activity, some of the information RTI asks you to provide is identified as mandatory and some is voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory information with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity. Personal information collected by RTI may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which RTI or its agents maintain facilities. By using the Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
The Way RTI Uses Information
On occasion RTI may aggregate the above-mentioned data to track overall Site visitor traffic patterns. RTI may share this aggregate information with vendors, business partners, or other third parties. RTI may also use this aggregate information for, among other things: quality control; conducting and publishing research and studies; development and testing of products and services; identifying and monitoring trends; evaluating and monitoring equipment and technology used to provide products or services; developing and distributing marketing and promotional materials for products and services; and to help RTI plan for technical infrastructure requirements.
RTI may use the information you provide on this website for particular activities, including, without limitation, processing an order; customer service; shipping; delivery; fulfillment; collections; marketing and research; providing product, promotional and other information to you; and to contact you regarding administrative notices. RTI may share this information with RTI’s affiliates, dealers or other business partners in connection with any of the foregoing activities. RTI’s affiliates, dealers or other business partners may use this information for marketing and solicitation purposes. Except as described above, RTI will not give or sell your information to any other company for its use in marketing or solicitation.
RTI may disclose information in any of the following circumstances: (1) in response to a subpoena, search warrant, court order, or other legal process or request, or as may otherwise be required by applicable law or regulation; (2) to protect and defend RTI’s rights or property or those of its affiliates, dealers, business partners, or others; or (3) as RTI, in its sole discretion, believes is appropriate under exigent circumstances in response to a perceived threat to the personal safety, property, or rights of any other person or organization.
In addition, since RTI’s database is a business asset, in the event RTI is reorganized or is sold to or merged with another company, you consent to the sale, assignment, or transfer of your personal information to a purchaser of all or substantially all of RTI’s business assets, or to an affiliate, as applicable.
RTI’s Relationship to Other Sites That Can Be Accessed through This Site
Security of Your Information
While RTI strives to protect your information, RTI cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from this Site, by e-mail or otherwise, and you provide such information at your own risk. RTI cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or destruction of data or personal information. You acknowledge that: (1)there are security and privacy limitations in computer systems and on the Internet which are beyond RTI’s control; (2)the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and RTI through the Site cannot be guaranteed; and (3)any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with by a third party while such information or data is being used, transmitted, processed, or stored.