Privacy Policy
U.S. Privacy policy
Effective date: June 18, 2020

We at Avantus Aerospace, Inc. (“Avantus,” “we,” or “us”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through compliance with this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”). This Policy is designed to inform users of the Avantus Aerospace website, www.avantusaerospace.com (the "Site"), about how Avantus and its U.S. affiliates and subsidiaries—including Lamsco West, Inc., Performance Plastics, Inc., Fastener Technology Corp., Angeles Composite Technologies, Inc., and Bolsan, Inc.—gather and use information submitted to us via the Site. In this Policy, "user" or "you" means any person viewing any page of the Site. By visiting or using the Site or other services provided by Avantus in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy, and you hereby consent to our collection, use, and sharing of your information in the following ways.

What information we collect
We may collect the following information:

Information You Provide to Us
  • Individual Information. Through this Site, Avantus may collect individual information directly from you when you provide your contact information or express interest in one or more of our products. This information may be personally identifying and includes: (a) if you request a quote or engage in other written communication to us, your name, email address, physical and/or postal address, telephone number, fax number, organization, job title, and anything you may attach to the message (for example, a photograph); and (b) if you only register to receive our newsletter, your email address.
  • Job Applications. We may collect certain personally-identifiable information you provide to us when you apply for a job on our Site, such as your name, address, telephone number, mailing address, and email address. Information collected in the application process is explicitly not included in the scope of this Policy and is not the type of individual information described throughout this Policy. Please review any applicable privacy notices in the job-application process for information about which information is collected and how it is used in the that process.
Tracking Technologies
The Site uses web tracking technologies such as cookies to recognize visitors to the Site and to analyze general user traffic patterns.
Cookies and Device Identifiers. A cookie is a small file placed on your device when you visit a website that can be understood by the website that issued the cookie. We use cookies and other technologies, including device identifiers, to collect information and support certain features on the Site. For example, we may use these technologies to:
  • collect information about how visitors use the Site (for example, which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page);
  • support the features and functionality of a Site (for example, to save a visitor the trouble of re-entering information already in our database or to prompt the settings they established on previous visits);
  • personalize a visitor’s experience when they use the Site; and
  • improve our marketing efforts, including targeted advertising.
We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. The information we collect using cookies and similar technologies may or may not be directly identifying, but we may link it to personally identifiable individual information that you provide.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit our Sites, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of our Site if your browser rejects our cookies.
Information from Your Computer or Mobile Device. When you access our Site through your computer or mobile device, we automatically collect certain information from and/or about your device, such as IP address, access dates and times, information about your approximate location (as determined through your IP address), hardware and software information, mobile, and computer or hardware device information.

How we use the information we collect
We use the information we collect for a number of different purposes.  Some are essential for us to provide the services you use or to fulfil our legal obligations; some help us run our business efficiently and effectively; and some enable us to provide you with more relevant and personalized information.

Providing Our Products and Services
We use your individual information to provide our products and services, respond to queries and comments and provide you with the best possible level of customer service.

Our Own Internal Purposes
We use your individual information to improve the effectiveness of our services, conduct analysis, and to perform other business activities as needed.
Email and Other Communications. We may contact you, by email or other means; for example, we may communicate with you about your use of the Site or to send any information you requested or general industry newsletters or emails with personalized news updates. Also, we may receive a confirmation and/or other information when you open an email from us. This confirmation and/or other information helps us make emails more interesting and improve our service. If you do not want to receive email or other mail from us, you may opt-out at any time by following the instructions included in the message or by contacting us as indicted in the “Contact us” section below.

Aggregate Information
We also use information from our Site to create data for analytical purposes. This statistical information does not contain any directly identifying information and is used to understand our customer base and to improve how we market our products and/or communicate with our customers.
Third-Party Analytics Tools. Avantus utilizes analytics tools, including, third-party technologies, such as Google Analytics, to collect information and help us understand how visitors engage with our Sites. To learn more about Google Analytics, click here. To learn more about how Google uses data collected through partner sites or applications, click here.

Third-Party Advertising Tools
Third parties may deliver cookies to your computer or mobile or tablet device for the purpose of tracking your online behaviors across nonaffiliated websites and deliver targeted advertisements either on our Site or on other websites.

For information about how you can control the collection of such information, please see “Your choices” below.

Who we share the information with
We may share your data with third parties as described below.
  • Compliance with Law or Protection of Rights. We may disclose information we collect, including your personally identifiable individual information, when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order, or a subpoena. We may also disclose your personally identifiable individual information to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to protect the security of our Site; to enforce or apply any applicable terms of use or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property, or the rights, property, or safety of our users or others.
  • Business Negotiations. We may contemplate, for strategic or other reasons, selling, buying, merging, or otherwise reorganizing one or more of our businesses. In negotiating with a third party about entering into such an arrangement, we may need to disclose your personally identifiable individual information. In such cases, we will take reasonable measures to protect the personally identifiable individual information we disclose, for example, by requiring a prospective purchaser to sign a non-disclosure agreement limiting the use and protecting the confidentiality of the information.
  • Business Transfers. We may transfer the information we collect on or through our Site, including personally identifiable individual information, to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, transfer of control, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which the individual information held by Avantus, a subsidiary, or an affiliated company about our Sites’ users is among the assets transferred.
  • Vendors. We may from time to time retain third-party vendors in order to help us manage the Site, and allow us to better serve our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors we engage to analyze the information we collect for marketing or similar purposes.
We may contract with third parties who use cookies to collect information on our behalf. These parties maintain their own confidentiality and security standards.

If you would like to opt out of this use of your information, you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept cookies. We may contract with companies or others to provide certain services, including payment services, data management, promotional services, etc. We provide these service providers with the information they need to perform these services.

We may also share information, including personally identifiable individual information, to third-party vendors to help us provide you services. For example, we may use a cloud-service provider to host information we collect or other aspects of our services. Such vendors have access to individual information for a limited purpose and for a limited period of time, and we implement contractual protections limiting the use of that individual information to the provision of services to Avantus, its subsidiaries, or its affiliated companies.

Your Choices
In General

We respect your right to make choices about the ways your individual information is collected and used. For example, we will include instructions to unsubscribe from communications in each electronic newsletter or promotional email we send you.

Unsubscribe from Newsletters or Promotional Communications
We want to provide you information that is valuable to you. If at any time you wish to be taken off our mailing lists, please follow the unsubscribe instructions included in our communications to you or contact us by email at  [email protected] or by mail at the address listed below. Please provide your full name, postal address and email address so that we can find you on our mailing lists. Once we have the information we need, we will remove you from our mailing lists as you have requested. Please give us a reasonable amount of time to honor your request.

Opt-Out Links
We do not control how third parties use your information, but you can opt out of certain third-party activities at the links below.

To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

To opt out of certain ad functions, please visit: https://youradchoices.com/control.

Do Not Track Mechanisms
Because of the changing state of technology and indecision within the industry regarding the meaning of Do Not Track signals, we currently do not make any guarantee that we will honor Do Not Track signals.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Other websites
Our Site may contain links that enable you to visit other websites easily. Once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable on the website in question.

Children’s privacy
Our Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. Children under 16 years old may not use the Site without the written permission of a parent or guardian. If you believe that a child under the age of 16 has submitted information on or through the Site without the consent and supervision of a parent or guardian, please contact us as indicated below.

For California residents
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice that identifies the categories of individual information which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for their own direct marketing purposes and provides contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a request to [email protected]
Changes to this privacy policy

We review our privacy practices from time to time, which are subject to change. We ask that you periodically review this page to remain familiar with the most current version of our Privacy Policy. The most current version of our Policy will be posted on this page. When this Policy changes, we will update the “effective date” at the top of the page. Your continued use of one or more of our Site constitutes acceptance of this Policy and any changes made from prior versions of the Policy. If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices, you can contact us at [email protected]

Contact us
If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should write to us at [email protected] or 29101 The Old Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.