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For Website Visitors who are California Consumers

The protection of individuals’ personal information is important to us.  Personal information is any information that identifies a person or makes a person identifiable.  Because your personal information is important to us, we developed this Privacy Notice for Website Visitors who are California consumers, which we ask you to read carefully if you are a natural person who is a California resident.  Note that we do not and will not sell your personal information.  

 

  1. What categories of personal information do we collect from website visitors and for what purposes do we use the information?

When someone visits our website, we obtain the following categories of personal information and use them for the purposes described in the table below.  In some cases, we may share your personal information with an affiliate or third-party service provider as necessary for them to perform services on our behalf.  We will not use your personal information beyond these purposes.

 

Categories of Personal Information Collected From Website Visitors Purposes of Use
  • Identifiers
  • Internet or other similar network activity
  • Respond to your inquiries or comments that you submit when you complete the Contact Us form on our site;
  • Understand and analyse how you use our site and what products and services are most relevant to you;
  • Contact you about products or services we think may interest you;
  • Develop new products and determine how to market our products;
  • Comply with any legal requirements or obligations; and
  • Enforce our rights and assert defences in case of litigation.
  • Provide the website content you request;
  • Provide the search function when you enter search terms into the search bar on the website;
  • Diagnose problems with, identify any security risks or errors, and ensure the security of the IT infrastructure used to provide our site;
  • Detect and prevent fraud and abuse of our site;
  • Collect aggregate statistics about the use of our site;
  • Understand and analyse how you use our site and what products and services are most relevant to you;
  • Improve and optimize the operation and performance of our site;
  • Contact you about products or services we think may interest you;
  • Develop new products and determine how to market our products; and
  • Comply with any legal requirements or obligations.

 

  1. What are my rights with regard to my personal information?

You have the right to make certain requests, described below, concerning your personal information we collect.  Before we act on any such requests, we must be able to reasonably verify that you have made the request about your own personal information.  We will attempt to verify that you are the consumer whose information you are requesting by attempting to match the identifying information you provide to the personal information we have on file.

If we are unable to reasonably verify that the person making the request is also the person whose information we hold, we may not be required to respond.  We may also not be required to respond to a request if the number of the requests you make exceeds a certain amount within a 12-month period.  We will not discriminate against you because you have exercised any of your legal rights.

You may submit your requests by sending an e-mail to: privacy@westlake.com or by calling 1-844-951-2065.

 

You Have The Right to Access Your Personal Information.

You have the right to access the personal information we collect about you.  After we verify your request, we will disclose and deliver, at no charge, the personal information we collect about you.  The information may be delivered by mail or electronically in a readily useable format.

 

You Have The Right to Know What Information We Collect About You.

You have the right to request that we disclose the categories of personal information we have collected about you, the categories of sources from which we have collected the personal information, the business purposes for collecting the personal information, the categories of third parties with whom we share your personal information, and the specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.

As described above, we may disclose your personal information to affiliates or third-party service providers for a business purpose.  If we disclose your personal information for a business purpose, you have the right to request that we disclose to you the categories of personal information that we have collected about you and the categories of personal information that we have disclosed for a business purpose.

 

You Have The Right to Request That We Delete Your Personal Information.

You have the right to request that we delete any personal information that we have collected about you.  After we verify your request, we will delete your personal information from our records and direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.  We may be unable to fulfil your request to delete your personal information if it is necessary for us to maintain your personal information to (1) complete a transaction for which your personal information was collected, provide a good or service that you requested, continue as reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract with you; (2) detect security incidents; protect against malicious, deceptive, or fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity; (3) debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; (4) exercise a right provided for by or comply with law; or (5) enable solely internal uses that are lawful and compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

 

CHANGES TO THE NOTICE

We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time.  If we make changes, the current version of this Privacy Notice will be posted here on our website.

Created: December 2019