Privacy Statement

Statement of User Privacy

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation ("SIKORSKY") has created this website for the purpose of conducting electronic commerce and to facilitate secure information exchange. This website is intended to be user friendly and is designed to assist us in meeting the needs of our customers and suppliers. In order to accomplish this goal, it is important for you, a user of this website, to understand that we may capture certain information from you and that we will endeavor to protect all information and data supplied to us. This Statement of User Privacy and its attached Terms and Conditions of Use describe the information collected by SIKORSKY, our use of that information, and the terms and conditions of your use of this site. We encourage you to read both of these documents carefully before using this site. If you have any comments or questions, or there are other things we can do to maximize the value of this site to you, please contact us via e-mail at webmaster@sikorsky.com

In General

SIKORSKY uses the information voluntarily given by users to enhance users' experience in the site, to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site and to better prepare future content based on the interests of users. SIKORSKY monitors user traffic patterns to determine which areas of the site users find useful based upon the amount of traffic to particular areas. SIKORSKY monitors user traffic patterns throughout the site according to a user's domain name, browser type, and date and time of access, pages viewed, etc. In most cases, personal information is used to respond to inquiries, allow access to specific areas of the site, or access particular accounts or to customize the site based upon your interests. SIKORSKY will not provide e-mail addresses or other customer information to any non-SIKORSKY organization or partner. In some instances, SIKORSKY may provide links to other organizations. SIKORSKY is committed to linking with companies that share our privacy concerns. However, we cannot and do not control the way these parties use or collect information or operate their businesses.

Information Gathered

SIKORSKY may gather three types of information about users: (1) data gathered through tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout the site; (2) data that users provide when registering as a particular individual; and (3) data that users provide when registering for access to specific websites with SIKORSKY. Once you register with SIKORSKY or have been assigned a specific identification code to access your websites , we may request that you provide certain information. Our purpose in collecting this information is to provide customized services and content that are relevant to your specific needs and interests. SIKORSKY may gather information through contracted third parties and/or Application Service Providers (ASP). During your visit, you may be linked to a site or product of a third party in which we may need to share this information with those parties as to process your transaction. During site registration, we may request your name, address, postal code, email address, and phone number. In addition to the information noted above, at other times during your use of this site, such as when you access personal data or information, or make a purchase, we may request more detailed and specific information, such as financial data. Portions of this website are password protected so that only you have access to this information, except as necessary for SIKORSKY to provide the offered services. However, please be aware that SIKORSKY, or its employees, partners or contractors, may have access to your information to provide you with the services offered by this site and to perform certain site or database support and maintenance tasks. We will endeavor to protect your data and information from disclosure to any third party, other than SIKORSKY employees, partners and contractors. Although we use available technology to retain and protect this data and information, due to the nature of Internet communications, we cannot guarantee or warrant that your transmission is absolutely secure. Also, we strongly recommend that you not disclose your password to anyone. Personal information that is submitted by an individual acting solely in a business capacity is not protected by this privacy policy.

Cookies

SIKORSKY may use cookies as a part of offering personalized service on this site. Cookies are small text files sent to and stored on users' computers that allow web sites, to recognize repeat users, facilitate users' access to sites, and allow sites to compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies do not damage users' computers or files. We use cookies so that we can offer you information and services, which are customized to your interests and needs. If users do not want cookies to be accessible by SIKORSKY, most browser programs allow users to deny or disable the use of cookies. Please note, however, that cookies may be necessary for this website to operate properly or for certain functionality.

Correcting / Changing Information

SIKORSKY allows users to correct or change information submitted to SIKORSKY or to report problems with the site or who have questions or concerns by sending an e-mail to us through webmaster@sikorsky.com. As SIKORSKY expands and improves this site, and its related products and services, we will endeavor to refresh this policy. We encourage you to refer to this policy on a regular basis for updates to the policy. This policy will be modified from time to time without prior notice to its users. Please notify us at webmaster@sikorsky.com if you wish to remove your information from this site. While we will assist you in protecting your personal information, it is up to you to protect your password and access to this site.

Terms & Conditions of Use

Limited License

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable local laws and regulations, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation ("SIKORSKY") grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, limited right to access, use and display this site and attendant materials. This authorization is not a transfer of title to the site and materials contained herein and is subject to the following restrictions: (1) you must retain, on all copies of the site and materials, all copyright and other proprietary notices; and (2) you may not modify the site or materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use the site and materials for any public or commercial purpose, except as otherwise specifically permitted herein.

Disclaimer

The information presented on this website is for informational purposes only. SIKORSKY provides this site and its contents on an "as is" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents. SIKORSKY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. In addition, SIKORSKY does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this site is accurate, complete or current.

Changes

All content contained herein is subject to change without notice. SIKORSKY reserves the right to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to the use of this site at any time. Such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions to the terms and conditions of use shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means including, but not limited to, posting new terms and conditions on the site. Any use of the site after such change or modification shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions. SIKORSKY may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the site, including the availability of any features of the site, at any time. SIKORSKY may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts of the site without notice or liability.

Hyperlinks

Certain links provided on this site will launch Internet sites that are not under the control of SIKORSKY. SIKORSKY provides these outside links solely as a convenience to its users and the provision of any such link is not an endorsement by SIKORSKY of that site or any of the contents, products, or services contained or offered therein. Accordingly, SIKORSKY makes no representations or warranties whatsoever concerning availability of or content, including sub-links, found on those sites. When registering for, ordering or purchasing products or services from any party which is linked to this site, you will be entering into an agreement with that third party and not with SIKORSKY. In these cases, you should review and understand the terms and conditions posted by such third party and its privacy policy before you register, order or purchase. Except to the extent specifically stated herein, the privacy policy and terms of use stated by SIKORSKY herein will not apply. SIKORSKY is committed to linking with companies that share our privacy concerns. However, we cannot and do not control the way these parties use or collect information or operate their businesses. When you link to another party's site, you should be aware that those companies may use cookies or other means to collect information about you. In this case, the SIKORSKY.com privacy policy and terms will not apply.

Submissons

By submitting information and material to SIKORSKY, whether via e-mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to, feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics or computer files of any type, you thereby expressly grant, or warrant, that the owner of such material has expressly granted SIKORSKY a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, subject to the SIKORSKY.com Privacy Policy

Limitation of Liability

Neither SIKORSKY nor any of its subsidiaries, employees, or other representatives shall be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this site. Under no circumstances shall SIKORSKY have any liability for any direct, consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or punitive damages or costs, including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or data, or loss of goodwill, loss of or damage to property, and any claims of third parties, arising out of or in connection with the use, copying, or display of this site or its contents or any linked website, regardless of whether SIKORSKY has been advised, knew, or should have known of the possibility thereof.

International Users and Jurisdiction

This site is maintained and controlled by SIKORSKY in the State of Connecticut, United States of America. SIKORSKY makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to this site from territories where this site's contents are illegal is prohibited. If you access this site from locations outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. The laws of the State of Connecticut shall govern the content and use of this site, without giving effect to any of the conflict of law principles or rules thereof.

Copyright and Trademark

All website design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the property of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and are Copyright © 1999-2008 Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. All rights reserved. Any text or images bearing the symbols TM, SM or ® are trademarks or registered trademarks and are used herein by permission of their respective owners.

Copyright © 2001-2008 Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. All rights reserved.