Why We Collect and Use Your Personally Identifiable Information
Textron's supplier registration process is designed to collect information about your company’s qualifications as a potential Textron supplier. When you choose to participate in the Textron supplier registration process you will be asked to provide Textron with information about your company and its capabilities together with certain Personally Identifiable Information such as contact information for key personnel. The Personally Identifiable Information that you provide will be used to assist us in matching your company’s capabilities to Textron supplier requirements. This Personally Identifiable Information will also be used to contact and identify you throughout the supplier evaluation process.
Disclosures of Your Personally Identifiable Information
Access to your Personally Identifiable Information will be restricted to Textron staff and designated third party agents who have a need to know the specific information in question in order to carry out their responsibilities with regard to Textron’s procurement process. Your information may also be disclosed to governmental entities pursuant to and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, or a subpoena or court order.
How We Collect Personal Information about You
Textron collects and stores the Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us through the Site, including but not limited to information submitted during the supplier registration process. The third party servers are located in the United States.
Your Access to Your Personally Identifiable Information
Once you have established a Profile through this website, you will have online access to correct or update the information it contains, at any time.
Retention and Deletion of Your Personally Identifiable Information
Textron retains your Personally Identifiable Information only as long as is necessary for supplier evaluation purposes.
For Potential Suppliers Located Within the United States: In the event that a business relationship with Textron is not established, we will retain your Personally Identifiable Information for a period of up to 12 months if not otherwise notified by you.
For Potential Suppliers Located Outside the United States: Your company profile, including Personally Identifiable Information, will be retained only as long as necessary to complete the supplier evaluation process (generally 6 months).
Textron uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard your Personally Identifiable Information against loss, theft, and unauthorized use or modification. This includes any credit card information that you may provide in order to pay the registration fee. Our site uses a combination of encryption technology and authentication to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. As long as the web browser you are using supports Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), your information will be submitted to us with a high level of security. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. It is also important for you to help protect against unauthorized access by signing off of our Site each time you finish using the Site.
Textron has obtained assurances from its third party agents that they have similar practices in place.
Communications from Textron
Textron may contact your company, using the contact information you have provided, for purposes of responding to your Profile. In addition you may be contacted about other procurement-related issues.
Inquiries or Questions
If you have questions or concerns about Textron’s policies and practices for handling your Personally Identifiable Information received through this website, you may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Privacy Statement does not constitute a contract between Textron and any supplier or potential supplier.
Changes to This Policy
Date issued: August 16, 2011