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The Younger Optics website contains links to other sites which may be of interest. These are provided as a convenience, and Younger Optics is not responsible for these third party sites (or the content thereof). The existence of any link from a third party site to the Younger Optics site shall imply no (a) endorsement by Younger Optics of that third party site (or content thereof), (b) license granted by Younger Optics for any of its proprietary information or intellectual property rights or (c) affiliation between Younger Optics and the third party.

IP Acknowledgements

Drivewear, NuPolar, Trilogy, Visual Armor, Image, Image Wrap and Adage are trademarks of Younger Mfg. Co., dba Younger Optics.
EasyLite and Seamless are trademarks of Younger Mfg. Co., dba Younger Optics.
Transitions and the swirl are registered trademarks of Transitions Optical, Inc. Transitions Adaptive Lenses, XTRActive, Vantage and Signature are trademarks of Transitions Optical, Inc.
Trivex is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
MR-8 and MR-10 are trademarks of Mitsui Chemicals Inc.

Transparency in Supply Chain Act

California recently enacted the Transparency in Supply Chains Act that requires manufacturers to provide consumers with information regarding their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains, and to disclose to what extent, if any, they are engaging in specific actions to address these concerns.

Younger Optics expects its own organization and its suppliers to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including those governing working conditions, environmental protection and fair business practices. In line with those expectations, Younger Optics (“Younger”) recognizes the importance of making efforts to ensure that our supply chain is free of any products of forced labor, child labor, human trafficking and slavery. To that end, Younger is in the process of studying existing supply chain operations and developing a company policy in an effort to ensure, to the extent practicable, that our supply chain is free of any products of forced labor, child labor, human trafficking and slavery.

It is expected that this policy will address issues related to: (i) verification of product supply chains to evaluate the potential for products of forced labor, child labor, human trafficking and slavery to be present in its direct supply chain (Younger does not presently follow a formal policy for verification related to such issues); (ii) the possibility of auditing suppliers should Younger become aware of any credible indication of potential inhumane labor practices on the part of a direct supplier; (iii) supplier certification in writing that materials incorporated into their products comply with the laws regarding forced labor, child labor, human trafficking and slavery in the country or countries where they do business (Younger generally requires its contract suppliers to comply with all applicable laws and regulations but does not presently follow a formal policy for independent certification by all suppliers); (iv) maintaining internal accountability standards and procedures for employees or contractors failing to meet company standards regarding avoidance of forced labor, child labor, human trafficking and slavery; and (v) providing company employees and management, who have direct responsibility for supply chain management, training on forced labor, child labor, human trafficking and slavery, particularly with respect to mitigating risks within the supply chain of products.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how Younger Mfg. Co. dba Younger Optics (“Younger Optics”) handles your personal information obtained while you are accessing this website. This policy applies to http://youngeroptics.com/ website and other related websites where a link to this policy appears at the bottom of the page (hereinafter the “Sites”). All usage of the Sites shall be subject to this Privacy Policy and all other terms and conditions posted to the Sites with respect to the collecting, storage, usage, and disclosure of personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is effective immediately for all users of the Sites. As used hereinafter, the terms “user”, “User”, “You”, “you”, “Your”, and “your” shall be synonymous and shall refer to the person or business entity (or agents, employees, authorized representatives, affiliates, or anyone acting on their behalf) that is utilizing the services and/or accessing the Site. As used hereinafter, the terms “us”, “our” and “we” shall refer to Younger Optics.

Data Collection

You are allowed to browse our Sites without giving us any personal information about yourself. Once you have chosen to provide us with your personal information, you are no longer anonymous to us, and you consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in the United States.

We are allowed to collect and store the following personal information:

  • names, email addresses, phone numbers, physical contact information;
  • data based on any of your activities on the Sites;
  • any correspondence or information submitted or sent through or on our Sites, and correspondence sent to us;
  • other information from your interaction with our Sites, services, content and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Sites, ad data, IP address and standard web login information; and
  • other information from third parties, such as demographic and traffic data.
Third Parties

We do not sell your personal information to, or share it with third parties for their marketing purposes. However, we are allowed to conjoin your information with data we obtain through third parties and make use of it in such a way that enhances and customizes our services, content and advertising. Unless specifically included herein, this Privacy Policy applies only to the use and disclosure of information we obtain from you. If you provide your information to others on or through any of our Sites or unrelated sites around the Internet, different rules may apply, since we in no way control the privacy policy of third parties.

Usage

Our main goal in the collection of personal information is to give you a secure, effective, easy to use, personalized experience. You hereby grant us permission to use your personal information in the following ways:

  • To provide access to the Site and services provided and advertised thereon;
  • To enforce our terms and conditions for use, and defend against possible prohibited or illegal actions;
  • Personalize, measure, and enhance the services, content, and advertising offered on the Site;
  • Provide you with information regarding special offers, website or policy updates, and targeted communications; and
  • Examine information for accurateness, and verify it with third parties.
Our Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety.

We may also share your personal information as outlined below:

  • We may share your information (including and without limitation, personally identifiable information) with our subsidiaries and affiliates, and related websites (the Sites). For example: to help identify and defend against potentially illegal activity as well as providing joint content and services;
  • Contracted third parties who help with our business operations such as investigation of fraud, or bill collection.
  • As required by federal, state or local law, judicial or administrative proceedings, or law enforcement and only as much information as is necessary and required for the specific verifiable request or proceeding.
  • Should we plan to merge with or be acquired, in part or in whole, through the sale or transfer of our business assets with another entity, your personal information will be part of said business assets and will be transferred to the new entity. We will request that any new combined entity follow this privacy policy in regards to your personal information. You will be notified on this website of any changes to this privacy policy if such an event occurs.

Without limitation to the preceding, in every attempt to honor your privacy and our capacity to keep the Sites liberated from problematic users, we will in no way reveal your personal information to governmental agencies, law enforcement, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order, or materially comparable legal proof and documentation, with exception if we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is required to preclude impending bodily injury or financial loss or to inform law enforcement about potential violations of the law.

Cookies

'Cookies' are tiny files put on your hard disk for various reasons. We may utilize 'cookies' on some web pages of our Sites to assist us in evaluating our web traffic patterns; personalize our services, content and advertising; appraise the efficacy of special offers, and also to foster and emphasize trust and safety. In short, the Sites use cookies to provide services to you.

Some pertinent things you should be aware of regarding cookies are that:

  • There are some features on our Sites, which are only available with the use of cookies.
  • Cookies are used to assist us in identifying you and to help keep you logged-in, which allows you to input your password less often during a session.
  • Most cookies that we use are systematically eliminated from your hard drive at the end of a browser session or when you log off of the Sites.
  • You have the ability to deny our cookies if your web client allows, although in so doing you may prevent or limit access to certain areas, features, or proper functionality of our Sites.
  • You might receive cookies from a third party on particular pages of our Sites that we in no way control or regulate.
Newsletters

We may choose to provide product communications that are delivered through email, with an opt-out option, to users of our products or websites. In such event, we will make every effort to ensure that each communication is CAN-SPAM compliant but make no guarantee about such compliance.

Viewing and Making Changes to Your Personal Information

Contact information for business locations of eyecare professionals selling our products may be available on our Sites. You may view this information by logging on the Sites. You are required to revise your personal information quickly when a change occurs or if it is erroneous. Please contact us by email or via the Contact page at the website with any corrections, or if you want your information removed from the Sites. Upon your request, and as soon as it is reasonably practicable, your personal information will be removed and archived, if allowed under subsequently relevant laws. We may keep a record of personal information to abide by legal requirements, avert fraudulent activity, collect monies due to us, resolve disputes, regulate issues, cooperate with any investigations, enforce our terms and conditions, and likewise take other actions legally allowed.

Security

Protecting and securing your information is of the highest priority to us. We consider the data we collect and your personal information to be an extremely valuable asset that should be protected. Your information is stored and processed on dedicated servers located in the United States that are protected by physical and technological security measures. We use many methods in good faith to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access. However, as you may be aware, third parties may illegally intercept or access transmissions of your personal data or exchanges of information over the Internet, and there is the possibility that users may mistreat or mishandle your personal information that they find or gather during your interactions on the Sites. Consequently, while we go to great lengths to safeguard your privacy, we in no way guarantee, and you should not have the expectation, that your personal data or exchanges of information over the Internet will always remain private. Here is more about the security of your personal information.

  • Email messages are not typically secure so we do not recommend sending us any critical financial information such as credit cards numbers, bank account numbers, or similar information via email. If you choose to provide this type of information via email, you do so at your own risk.
  • It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
General

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the changes on the Sites. In the event that we make any significant material change to this Privacy Policy, we may attempt to notify you by email, but are not required to do so. If your questions are not answered online, you may contact our legal counsel as follows:


David H. Dicker, Esq.
DICKER & DICKER, LLP
21550 Oxnard Street, Suite 550
Woodland Hills, California 91367-7121
Tel: (818) 704-1000
Fax: (818) 704-8000
E-Mail: dhd@dickerlaw.com

 
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