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The Life Sciences business in North America is a part of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation.  

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation and all its subsidiaries are affiliates of Saint-Gobain Corporation and adhere to its group privacy privacy policy. The group's California Resident's Notice is found here.

Legal Notice - Terms of Use
  1. COMPANY INFORMATION

    This institutional website accessible at the address www.sealing.saint-gobain.com (the “Site”) is owned and edited by Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc., a company with its registered office at 31500 Solon Rd., Solon, Ohio 44139 (the “Company”). The Company is registered in the United States of America.

    The Company’s contact details are:

    Telephone number: +1 800-798-1554

    The information relating to the design of and visuals used on the Site appears in the "Credits" section if applicable.
     

  2. ACCEPTATION

    The purpose of the Site is to provide information on products and services (such as data sheets, knowledge based articles, and similar materials) purposely made available by the Company for downloading.

    In exchange for accessing, browsing and/or using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms of Use, DO NOT USE THIS SITE OR DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIALS FROM IT.
     

  3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    The intellectual property rights over the content presented on the Site and each element created for this Site (including press releases, product descriptions, customer guides or tips, and FAQs) are the sole property of the Company, which grants no license or right other than that of consulting the Site. The reproduction of all documents published on the Site (in particular, photographs, films and animations) is authorized solely for information purposes and for personal and private use. Any reproduction and any use of copies made for other purposes are expressively prohibited, except with the prior written permission of the Company. In particular, the corporate names, logos, products, brands and domain names mentioned on this Site are the sole property of the Company and must not be used without prior written authorization from the Company.
     

  4. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY - LIABILITY

    The Site is provided by the Company on an “as is” basis. The Company makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Site, or the information, content, materials and/or products included on this Site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and/or non-infringement.

    The Company may not be held responsible for errors or omissions in the information disseminated or technical problems encountered on the Site and on all the other sites to which it establishes links, or any interpretation of the information published on these sites, or the consequences of their use.

    More generally, the Company will not be held liable for any damage, direct or indirect, whatever the cause, origin, nature or consequence, caused by the access of anyone to the Site or the impossibility of accessing it, or by the use of the Site and/or the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from this Site.
     

  5. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

    This Site may contain links to third party websites edited and maintained by third party companies, individuals or agencies as a convenience to users. These third party websites are not under the control of the Company, and the Company shall not be held liable for the accuracy of the information provided by such third party websites or any damage caused by their access or browsing. The Company does not monitor or review the content of such third party websites and therefore advises you that your access to and use of any such third party websites is at your own risk.
     

  6. REVISIONS

    The Company may revise or withdraw any content on the Site, in whole or in part, at any time without notice.

    The Company may modify or amend the Terms of Use at any time and for any reason. Users of the Site are therefore encouraged to check the terms of use of the Site on a regular basis.
     

  7. SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION

    To the extent permitted by law, the propriety of any feedback or other material submitted by users of the Site, such as comments, suggestions, or the like, shall be transferred royalty-free to the Company which is free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute such material throughout the world without limitation. Further, the Company shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such material for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, producing and marketing products incorporating such information.

    By submitting material on the Site, users represent and warrant that they own or control all of the rights over the material that you post. You agree that the rights granted to the Company are irrevocable during the entire period of protection of the intellectual property rights associated with such material.
     

  8. TERMINATION

    The Company may terminate the use of the Site at any time without notice of termination. Upon termination, the rights and licenses granted to users will be terminated and users shall cease all use of the Site.
     

  9. APPLICABLE LAW

    This Site originates and is operated from the United States of America, and the Company makes no representations regarding the legality of access to or use of the Site or the materials from other countries. Access in countries where the materials are illegal is prohibited. Users who access the Site from outside the United States of America do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local country laws. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Privacy Policy
  • Effective Date: January 30, 2018

    The institutional website accessible at the address www.sealing.saint-gobain.com is owned and edited by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, a company with its registered office at 31500 Solon Rd., Solon, Ohio 44139 (the “Company”). The Site uses several processing operations which purpose is to ensure the communication and exchange of information with users (e.g. forms for comments, newsletter, etc.). These operations may require the user to provide personal data, such as, for example, their email address. This privacy policy describes Company’s practices with respect to the processing of such data.

    These processing operations notably make it possible to: provide, administer and communicate with you about products, services, events, surveys and promotions by Company or our affiliates (including sending you marketing communications).
     

  • Types of Data Collected

    Various types of personal data may be collected by the Site, including asking you to provide: name, email and or phone number, country, company title when requested to fill out our forms by automated means (such as type of Internet browser, IP address, and operating system used, domain name of the internet site which directed you to our site, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, information on your interaction with the site), by automated means, such as cookies and usage tracking; and by obtaining information from third parties, such as data vendors. 

    When you access our internet sites or use our mobile applications, we may automatically (that is, not by registration) collect additional data (such as type of Internet browser, IP address, and operating system used, domain name of the internet site which directed you to our site, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, information on your interaction with the site).
     

  • How Company Uses the Collected Data
    The collected data: 
    • Are for internal use only and are directed to those responsible for handling the user's request,
    • Are used to provide and improve the Site and personalize the user experience,
    • May be used to detect, prevent and mitigate fraudulent or illegal activity,
    • May be used for any other purpose we describe when we collect the information, and
    • Are kept only as long as necessary to carry out the purposes defined above.

Any personal data that may be collected through the use of this Site will be processed and stored by the Company in accordance with the applicable law of jurisdiction.

  • How Company May Share the Collected Data
    Company may disclose personal data collected through the use of this Site:
    • To Company’s third party service providers that assist Company in the operation of its business and the Site,
    • To a purchaser or successor entity in connection with the sale, merger, assignment or other transfer of Company or any of its affiliates, or line of business or product of Company or any of its affiliates,
    • To respond to law enforcement requests or where Company determines that disclosure is required by applicable laws, court orders or government regulations,
    • To enforce our Terms of Use, to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Company or others, and
    • If you have consented to the disclosure.
       
  • Do Not Track

    The Site does not support Do Not Track at this time. Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit www.donottrack.us.
     

  • Changes to this Privacy Policy

    Company may change this Privacy Policy from time to time in its discretion. Company will post such changes to this web page and note the date of the most recent revision of the Privacy Policy above. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to be informed of how Company is collecting, using, retaining, protecting, disclosing, and transferring your information. Your continued use of the Site after Company posts any changes to the Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of such changes.
     

  • Access to Your Personal Data; Questions and Comments

    We will provide you with reasonable access to your personal data in accordance with relevant laws, including by making reasonable efforts to provide you with the opportunity to update your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting access or making changes to your personal information. For any questions or comments about this privacy policy or your personal data, please send a written request to:

    31500 Solon Rd., Solon, Ohio 44139

    Users are informed that their personal data may be transferred to companies whose servers are located outside the European Union in particular.

Cookie Policy
  • We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience.
    Cookies are small pieces of information saved on your computer by your browser when visiting our website. We use cookies on this website.
     
  • What is the purpose of these cookies?
    We use cookies to remember your settings and preferences. You can stop your computer from saving cookies in your browser. Instructions for changing browser settings are found under "help" in the toolbar in most browsers. Although you can then still visit the site, it is possible that if cookies are not accepted certain services or parts of the site will not work optimally. Not accepting cookies limits the use of our site and its services. With your permission we save tracking cookies on your computer.

    We use these cookies to remember which pages you visited to build a profile of your online behaviour. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address or suchlike.
     
  • Do cookies know who I am?
    No. A cookie does not record your name, address, age or other personal details. They only remember your preferences and interest(s) from your surfing behaviour.
  • Functional and non-functional cookies
    There are functional and non-functional cookies. Functional cookies are needed for the website to work properly or to make sure that the desired information is shown quickly and accurately each time you visit our website. For example, you do not have to enter your details, mention your preferences or change your settings again upon your next visit. Non-functional cookies tell us about the number of visitors to the website and how these visitors use the site. We can use this information to improve the website. These files automatically disappear as soon as you close your internet browser or stay saved on your computer for up to 12 months after your last visit.

    Functional cookies have uses including:
    -remembering your login details
    -guaranteeing the security of your login details
    -guaranteeing the uniformity of the appearance of the website

    -Non-functional (analysis) cookies have uses including:
    -counting the numbers of visitors to the website
    -recording how visitors use the website
    -improving the performance of the website
    -improving your user experience on the website

    You can find more information about cookies and cookie law at www.youronlinechoices.com.

  • Analytics cookies on this website
    This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website you consent to the processing by Google of data relating to you in the manner and for the purposes mentioned above.

    For more info about the Google Analytics cookies, click here.

    Another alternative to deactivate Google Analytics is to install a small plugin proposed by Google for the major browsers.