Applicants and employees of IEH are governed under a separate privacy notice detailed here.
Types of Information IEH Collects.
We collect information you provide voluntarily, data obtained from your use of our websites, and information we receive from other sources. This typically includes:
Reasons for Collection of Information.
Your granting of any consent and your provision of any personal information to IEH is entirely voluntary. If you choose not to consent or to provide your personal information, that will not be held against you for any reason. That said, there are circumstances in which we cannot take action without certain personal information. Personal information is often necessary and required to process your orders or requests, manage contractual relationships, or to provide you with specific content. In such cases, it will unfortunately not be possible for us to provide you with what you request without the relevant personal information.
Generally, personal information IEH collects will be for the purposes described at the time of collection or as described herein. However, IEH may use your personal information similar to and aligned with the purposes specifically disclosed to you. This may include purposes of scientific research, statistical analysis, or other compilations, as allowed and permitted under applicable regulations and/or laws.
Use of Collected Information.
IEH determines what personal information to collect, how that personal information will be used, and how long that personal information will be stored. Whether IEH ever shares such personal information depends on your relationship with us. For instance, if you submit a question or comment on one of our websites, you should expect that information to be shared with individuals that may be needed to address the question or concern. Any use of your personal information will only be as allowed under applicable regulations and/or laws.
If you work for one of IEH’s customers, vendors, or suppliers, the entity controlling the personal information will be the IEH company you are conducting business with. This information can generally be found on any invoice from the company or within any agreement executed with that company. For any other individuals interacting in some other way with IEH, the entity controlling the personal information would be the entity that manages your relationship with IEH.
The list of IEH affiliated companies can be found here.
Specific ways in which IEH may use your personal information include:
Sharing of Personal Information.
Specific reasons IEH may disclose your personal information to third parties include:
Sale of Personal Information.
We do not sell your personal information.
Security of Personal Information.
IEH uses appropriate organizational measures to protect personal information it collects and uses. The measures are designed to provide security appropriate for the risk of using the personal information. Your personal information is contained behind our secure networks and is only accessible by a limited number of individuals who have access rights to obtain such information. Those individuals are required to treat your personal information as confidential. We require a similar level of diligence on any third party that is allowed access to your personal information as required by applicable regulations and/or laws.
Retention of Data.
We retain the personal information we collect where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so. This includes for providing you services and/or products as requested and to comply with our own requirements (legal, tax, accounting, etc.).
When we no longer have a legitimate need for your personal information, we will either delete it or anonymize it. If for some reason neither is possible at the time, we will securely store your personal information and refrain from doing anything with it until deletion is possible.
Personal Information Protection.
There are many circumstances that IEH cannot do business with you without using personal information. However, you can choose to opt out of many ways of its use.
You can choose to opt out of receiving marketing emails and or other information at any time.
You can submit a request to IEH with respect to your personal information and request that it not be used. You can email IEH or write to IEH at the contact information provided below.
IEH will take reasonable efforts to promptly comply with your requests and will do so in accordance with applicable regulations and/or laws. When you do contact us, we may need to request information to confirm your identity to assist with your request. Failure to provide such requested information may leave IEH uncapable to follow through on your request.
If it is the case that we receive your personal information through one of our customers and use it on their behalf while fulfilling our contractual or other obligations, we may be acting solely as a processor. We would not have control over our customer’s privacy or security processes or their practices. If your personal information has been submitted by one of our customers and you wish to exercise your rights, please contact the customer directly or provide us with the name of the customer so that we may contact them to refer your request to them.
Your Personal Information Rights.
Depending on where you live, you may be entitled to certain rights with respect to your personal information, as described below.
We do not intend for our websites or online services to be used by anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or share information of consumers between the ages of 13 – 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we may have collected information about your child, please contact us immediately as described below.
International Personal Information Transfer.
IEH operates in numerous countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and those within the European Union. In circumstances where your personal information would need to be transferred across international lines, such transfers are made according to the applicable data protection laws, based on your consent when required. IEH endeavors to implement appropriate safeguards for such transfers as required pursuant to the pertinent regulations and/or laws of the varying countries in which it operates.
Additional Disclosures for Personal Information in the EU and the UK.
You can withdraw your consent at any time by modifying your promotional preferences by contacting us as described below.
Rights under the GDPR – Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights, contact us and specify which GDPR privacy right(s) you wish to exercise. We must verify your identity in order to honor your request, which we will respond to within 30 days of receipt.
Retention – As described in the “Retention” section, as a general rule, we keep your data for only as long as it is needed to complete the purpose for which it was collected or as required by law. We may need to keep your data for longer than our specified retention periods to honor your requests, including to continue keeping you opted out of marketing emails, or to comply with legal, regulatory, accounting or other obligations.
Complaints – If you have any issues with our compliance, you have the right to lodge a complaint with an supervisory authority. We would, however, appreciate the opportunity to first address your concerns and would welcome you directing an inquiry first to us per our contact information below.
April 18, 2023
IEH Contact Information.
Principal Place of business:
15300 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
Limiting or Opting Out of the Use of Personal Information.
If you wish to opt out of all of our use of sharing your personal information, please click this link Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information.
If you wish to otherwise limit our use of sharing your personal information, please click this link Limit the Use of My Sensitive Personal Information.
If you would like an authorized agent to exercise your rights for you, they may use the same links described above to submit requests. We require documentation demonstrating your agent’s authority to submit requests on your behalf. For example, a valid power of attorney or other documentation, including a letter, signed by you authorizing the agent to submit your requests. If an authorized agent make such requests, we will follow up to ensure the proper information is provided.
California law requires that certain metrics be disclosed regarding various requests received from California residents. Those metrics can be found here.