Effective as of March 7, 2023
General Data Protection Regulation Notice
Natural persons located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), or the United Kingdom, may have additional rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and should review the GDPR Notice here.
California Consumer Privacy Act Notice
Natural persons located in the state of California may have additional rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and should review the CCPA Notice here.
Other State Privacy Laws
Other states in the U.S., including, Virginia, Colorado (on July 1, 2023), Connecticut (on July 1, 2023), and Utah (on December 31, 2023), afford natural persons residing in those states certain rights with respect to their Personal Data. Please note that Bel Fuse does not meet the threshold requirements of the privacy laws of these states. Nevada law permits Nevada residents to request that their Personal Data not be sold (as defined under applicable Nevada law), even if their Personal Data is not currently being sold. Requests may be sent to Privacy@belf.com, and are free of charge.
What Information We Collect; the Purpose of Collection and Use
We collect the following categories of information:
Contact Information: We collect contact information on our website from visitors, customers, and distributors, as applicable, who wish to obtain information or support, purchase or register our Products, or access specific account information. Contact information is provided via browser forms or online order forms, and includes first name, last name, e-mail address, mailing address (including country, city, state, zip code), and phone numbers (fax, cell and/or landline) (collectively, “Contact Information”), technical requirements, and other information necessary for us to properly respond.
This contact information is used by our sales, support, and product teams to contact our website visitors, customers, distributors, and agents, as appropriate, so that we can provide the requested information, support, or products. We may also ask you to voluntarily provide us with information for market research, such as your interests, demographics, and experience with our products.
We collect contact information on our website from shipping, transport, freight forwarding, and other logistics companies, distributors and channel partners, and "ship to" information for the products. This contact information is used by our shipping and transportation teams to fulfill product orders and schedule deliveries.
Billing Information: We collect billing and payment information which may include a purchase order number, an account number, or instructions for wire transfer and/or ACH transfers, credit card number, expiration date, billing zip code, activation code and/or similar information. When payment is made by credit card, we use third-party credit card processors. The billing and payment information is used to prepare and send invoices, make and receive payments, establish and manage accounts.
Cookies: Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer's hard drive for the functioning of the Website and as described under "Third-Party Analytics Providers" above. You may be able to block all cookies through your browser or device (please consult your device or browser’s documentation on how to do this) and/or, in the case of applicable third-party analytics providers, use an opt-out mechanism made available by such analytics providers. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, the Website may not function properly.
How We Share Your Information
Disclosure to Public Authorities: We are required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including for the purpose of meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose personal information to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities or required by law or regulation including, but not limited to, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Opt-Out for Direct Marketing; Email Management: You may opt out at any time from the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, and/or the transfer of your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purpose, by contacting us at Privacy@belf.com and state that you would like to opt out of direct marketing and/or the transfer of your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request.
You may also manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link located on the bottom of any Bel Fuse marketing email and following the instructions found on the page to which the link takes you. You cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to your account or purchase orders. Please allow a reasonable time to process your request.
Important Notice to All Non-US Residents: Some of our servers are located in the US. If you are located outside of the US, please be aware that information provided to us, including personal information, may be transferred from your country of origin to the US. In the event Bel Fuse transfers personal data regarding individuals located in the European Union and/or the United Kingdom to foreign countries or an international organization we use appropriate safeguards in compliance with GDPR Article 46.
Privacy@belf.com with the subject line, “Privacy Query”.