Privacy Policy

Bel-Art - SP Scienceware Privacy Policy

We at Bel-Art Products – SP Scienceware (“Bel-Art,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) have created this Privacy Policy because we know you care about how information you provide us is used and shared. This Privacy Policy describes how we gather information from you when you visit the Bel-Art web site located at, and/or any other affiliated websites owned or controlled by Bel-Art (referred to as the "Website"), and how we may use and share that information. By visiting our Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning set forth in our Terms of Use.

The Information We Collect 1. Personal Information When you sign up to become a Registered User, you will be required to provide us with personal information about yourself (collectively, the “Personal Information”). Such Personal Information for Registered Users includes your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. We do not collect any Personal Information from you when you use the Website unless you provide us with the Personal Information voluntarily.

2. Billing Information If you wish to purchase products through the Website, you will be required to provide your credit card number, debit card number, expiration date, billing address, and other payment related information (collectively, the “Billing Information”). Such Billing Information will be collected and processed by our third-party payment vendors pursuant to the terms and conditions of their privacy policies and terms of use, and we not obtain access to any Billing Information.

3. Other Information In addition to the Personal Information and Billing Information noted above that you voluntarily provide to us, we may collect additional information (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include (a) information that we automatically collect when you use the Website, such as the type of platform you’re using, your IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Website you visit, and similar information concerning your use of the Website, and (b) information that we collect using “cookie” technology.

The Information Collected by or Through Third-Party Advertising Companies We may share Other Information about your activity on the Website with third parties for the purpose of tailoring, analyzing, managing, reporting, and optimizing advertising you see on the Website and elsewhere. These third parties may use cookies, pixel tags (also called web beacons or clear gifs), and/or other technologies to collect such Other Information for such purposes. Pixel tags enable us, and these third-party advertisers, to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits the site on which the pixel tag is located in order to learn which advertisement brings a user to a given site.

Accessing and Modifying Your Information and Communication Preferences If you have signed up as a Registered User, you may access, review, and make changes to your Personal Information and/or Billing Information by e-mailing us at [email protected]. In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any Bel-Art marketing email. Registered Users cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to their account. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases.

How We Use and Share the InformationWe use the Personal Information, Billing Information and the Other Information to provide you with access to the Website, solicit your feedback, inform you about our products and services and those of our third-party marketing partners, to administer any contests, and to improve your experience using our Website. Also, we may share Personal Information, Billing Information and/or Other Information as described below.

  • In an ongoing effort to better understand our users, we might analyze the Other Information in aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Website. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our products and the Website to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
  • We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include providing marketing assistance, information technology support, customer service, order and payment processing. These other companies will have access to the Personal Information, Billing Information and the Other Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law.
  • In order to administer any contests, we may share your Personal Information and Other Information with our third-party promotional and marketing partners.
  • We may from time to time share Personal Information and/or Other Information with other companies who may provide you information about the products and services they offer. However, to the extent required by law, you will be given the opportunity to opt-out of such sharing.
  • If we or all or substantially all of our assets are acquired, we expect that the Personal Information, Billing Information and the Other Information would be transferred along with the other business assets.
  • To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose Personal Information, Billing Information and the Other Information when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency, or whenever we believe that disclosing the such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Bel-Art or others.

How We Protect Your Information We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information, Billing Information and the Other Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We use industry-standard SSL (“Secure Socket Layer”) encryption technology, a secure server, and other physical and procedural safeguards to protect the security of such information. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from our Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.

Important Notice to Non-U.S. Residents The Website is operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the Website and/or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer.

Children We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through the Website. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide Personal Information through the Website. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

California Residents Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents who have an established business relationship with Bel-Art may choose to opt out of our sharing your Personal Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and (1) you wish to opt out; or (2) you wish to request certain information regarding our disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for the direct marketing purposes, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or write to us at: Bel Art Products-SP Scienceware 661 Rt. 23 South Wayne, NJ 07470 In addition, Bel-Art does not monitor, recognize, or honor any opt-out or do not track mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.

External Websites The Website may contain links to third-party websites, including our distributors. Bel- Art has no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors, or other websites to which we provide links. As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

Changes to This Privacy Policy This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and will post any changes on the Website as soon as they go into effect. By accessing the Website after we make any such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

How to Contact Us  If you have questions about this Privacy Policy and use of our web site, please e-mail us at [email protected] – include the type of access request you desire and send from the email address you wish to have updated.

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