Privacy Policy Privacy Policy is committed to protecting your online privacy while you use the services provided on our website and to the appropriate protection of your information. We urge you to read this privacy policy in its entirety so that you will understand all of the practices and procedures that we use relating to your online privacy. By using the site or any of the services we provide through it, you agree to the terms of this policy.

What this Privacy Policy Covers.

In this privacy policy, we will inform you about the type of information that is collected about you on this website, how the information is collected, how the information is expected to be used and to whom it is expected to be given. This privacy policy will also tell you how to limit our use of your personal information.

Contact Us.

This website is operated by Hy-Ko Products Company. You can contact us by e mail at or by regular mail at:

Hy-Ko Products Company
60 Meadow Lane
Northfield, OH 44067-1415
Attention:Patty Jones

What Kind of Personal Information Collects.

While we don't ask for any registration or personal information to browse our site, some information about your server address, Web browser, and computer system is automatically transmitted to our Web servers so that we can operate our site on the Internet. If you choose to register with us to list and promote your home, we will collect nonpublic personal information from you from:

  1. applications or forms that you fill out; and
  2. your transactions with us or other parties with whom you or we interact in connection with the services provided through the site (including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and other similar information).

In order to facilitate our service and assist you in finding the right match, you will sometimes be asked to provide us with certain personal preferences in addition to your personal contact information. The information which you may be asked to provide may include, without limitation:

  1. contact information (i.e., name, address, telephone number, and electronic mail address),
  2. information regarding the home sought to be sold (i.e., physical description), and
  3. information regarding preferences for subsequent purchases (for example age range, physical and mechanical attributes, number of bedrooms, and number of bathrooms). Further, as part of our site operation we reserve the right to automatically collect and trackthe home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser you are using while you visit our website, as well as information regarding which pages you access while on our site.

How We Use Your Personal Information. stores its customer information in a secure database to fulfill your requests for our services and to contact you about new products and services. We also may use your information in connection with other sites Hy-Ko operates. We endeavor to restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to access or process that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the security of your nonpublic personal information. may disclose and share your personally identifiable information, whether public or non-public, with others as follows:

  • We may sell or otherwise provide such information to third party service providers, such as realtors in your area, that have contracted with us to receive such information so that they may contact you as a prospective lead for a home purchase, and these realtors may in turn transfer your personal information to their affiliates or non-affiliated third parties. We also use a third party credit card processing services provider to handle your credit card payments, and your information is transmitted to them to allow them to process your credit card transactions;
  • We may provide your information to other companies such as retailers and direct marketers that assist us in providing products and services to you;
  • We may provide your information to any party if we are required to do so under applicable law, by court order or other legal process to provide;
  • We may provide your information to third parties if we find that your actions on our website violate the law our Terms of Use, including law enforcement agencies, which you agree to by using our website.
  • We may sell or otherwise transfer such information to a successor of or to any affiliate of Hy-Ko or in connection with an asset sale, merger, consolidation, divestiture, stock sale or other corporate transaction, or by way of assignment (whether by operation of law or otherwise) in connection with any such or similar transaction or in connection with the administration of a bankruptcy estate.
  • We also may aggregate your information with that of others in a manner that makes it no longer personally identifiable to you. Such aggregated information may be used in many ways and may be disclosed to or used by others for a variety of purposes.

By using this site, and by providing information to it, you are consenting to receive email and other electronic communications from us and from third parties with whom we share your information. Should you wish to cease receiving communications from Hy-Ko, please see below where we discuss how you can "Opt Out" of such communications, Should you wish to cease receiving communications from third parties, please contact them directly as they instruct you to do so.


The importance of security for all nonpublic personally identifiable information associated with our users is of great concern to us. Except as otherwise provided herein, only those employees who need access to our users' information to provide products or services are allowed access, as described above.


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Access to Your Personal Information.

You may request, via e-mail or regular mail, that we provide you with the personal information we have collected from you. Once you receive this information, we will modify or delete from our systems any or all of your personal information as soon as practicable after our receipt of a written request from you stating in reasonable detail the modification and/or deletion requested; provided, that, we reserve the right to verify your identity before sending you this information.

Steps Taken to Protect the Privacy of Your Personal Information.

Our website may contain links to other Internet websites. We encourage such sites to implement policies and practices that respect your privacy. Our contracts with third party realtors to which we sell or otherwise transfer your personal information require such realtors to comply with applicable federal, state, local and foreign laws, rules and regulations regarding privacy of personally identifiable information, including, without limitation, the federal Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 (the "Privacy Act") and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. Additionally, our contracts with such realtors require that, as a condition precedent to the transmission of any of your personal information by such realtors to any other person, firm or entity (a "Recipient"), that the Recipient agree, in writing, and that the disclosing realtor shall cause any such Recipient to agree in writing, to comply with all applicable federal, state, local and foreign laws, rules and regulations regarding the privacy of personally identifiable information including, without limitation, the Privacy Act. Finally, our contracts with third party realtors require that such realtors agree that in the event that you notify that you elects to opt-out of permitting to transmit personally identifiable information to any party, then immediately upon receipt of written notice from, such realtors:

  1. shall cease using your personal information in its possession or control for any purpose;
  2. shall cause each and every Recipient to cease using your personal information for any purpose; and
  3. shall deliver to or destroy all of your personal information and other personally identifiable information with respect to you in its possession or control, and shall cause each and every Recipient to do so.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, or anything contained in this Privacy Policy to the contrary, we cannot and do not guarantee that any party to which we sell or otherwise transfer your personal information will, in fact, comply with applicable law governing the privacy of personally identifiable information or keep your personal information secure, confidential, or free from unauthorized access. Additionally, we are not responsible for other website's privacy practices or website content. Occasionally, you may receive cookies from third party advertisers, partners and vendors. We do not control these cookies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. We ask that you review this privacy policy from time to time to ensure you are familiar with the most current version of it.

Young Children.

We intend this site to be used only by adults. We will not knowingly receive information from or about children under the age of 14. If you believe that we have received information from or about a child under 14, please inform us immediately. We reserve the right to decline to provide services from or otherwise deal with minors.

Opting-Out. reserves the right to collect, use, sell and otherwise transfer personal information from you unless you affirmatively prohibit us from doing so by opting-out to our collection and use of such information after reading this Privacy Policy. You may opt-out of having your personal information collected, used, sold or otherwise transferred by by contacting us by sending us e-mail or regular mail instructing that you have elected to opt-out of such collection and/or use. Such an election may make the provision of services to you impossible or impractical, in which event you acknowledge that your election may result in the cessation of such services. Also, please note that in order to fulfill certain obligations, we may need to continue sending you notices or other important information concerning any orders or services you previously requested.