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Privacy Statement

Ferro Corporation ( “we” and “us”) takes your privacy very seriously. We have developed this privacy statement to let you know how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us while visiting the Ferro.com Web site.

Information Collection & Use
For most purposes, you can browse this Web site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself, including your email address. 

To request more information about a particular product or service, we invite you to complete a form where you must provide certain contact information, such as name, organization, and email address. We use this information to contact you about the products and services on our site in which you have expressed interest. 

You will receive a brief confirmation email at the address that you provided in the form.

Ferro Corporation is the sole owner of the information collected on www.ferro.com.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
When you provide personally identifiable information on this Web site, we only share it within Ferro Corporation, subsidiaries, and affiliates. We do not share personally identifiable information with companies outside Ferro Corporation.

Legal Disclaimer
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Log Files
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click-stream data.

We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site.  A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser.

Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Ferro Corporation. Please be aware that we, Ferro Corporation, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every  Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.

Children’s Privacy
This Web site is not intended for use by minors under the age of 18. We do not intentionally collect or maintain information through this Web site from those we actually know are under the age of 13, and no part of our Web site is designed to target or attract anyone under the age of 13. No one under the age of 13 should provide any personal information on this Web site.

Changes in this Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The Effective Date of this policy is 18 January 2011.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.