PRIVACY STATEMENT

STATEMENT OF USER PRIVACY

Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation ("HSC") 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 business partners. 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 the Terms and Conditions of Use describe the information collected by HSC, 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. By using this website you signify your acceptance of this privacy statement and you agree to adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the website. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use this site or submit any personal information. 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 hs.general@hsd.utc.com. In General HSC uses the information voluntarily given by users to enhance users 'experience on the site, to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site and to better prepare future content based on the interests of users. HSC monitors user traffic patterns to determine which areas of the site users find useful based upon the amount of traffic to particular areas. HSC 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. Information Gathered HSC 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 HSC. Once you register with HSC 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. 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 HSC to provide the offered services. However, please be aware that HSC, 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 HSC 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. Links to Third Party Sites During certain uses of the site, you may be linked to a site or product provided by a third party. If you submit information to HSC to access or purchase any third party's product or services that are linked to this website, we may need to share this information with those parties so that they may process your request, and supply the product or services that you ordered. HSC 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. If you use these links, you leave the HSC site. HSC has not reviewed these unrelated third party sites and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policies and practices. Transfer of Data HSC will not provide e-mail addresses or other customer information to any non-HSC organization or partner. HSC will not sell, rent or lease to third parties the personal information we collect online from you. We may share personal information collected from you with third parties for the purposes described above. HSC will not otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected. If we share your personal information with a third party, such party will either be subject to HSCís policies or contractually required to provide the same privacy protection as HSC in handling your personal information. Please note that HSC will, under certain circumstances permitted or required by law or court order, collect, use and/or disclose personal information collected online pursuant to procedures that do not require giving notice or providing other privacy protections (for example, in connection with law enforcement investigations.) Cookies HSC 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 usersí 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 HSC, 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. Security and Integrity HSC is committed to ensuring the security and integrity of your information. We have adopted reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the personal information you provide to us online. These procedures protect the information against unauthorized access or disclosure, loss or misuse, and alteration or destruction. They also help ensure the information is accurate and used properly. Correcting / Changing Information HSC strives to keep your personal information accurate. We provide access to the personal information we collect online from you so that you may review, update, amend, correct or delete it. If you choose to delete it, we will use reasonable efforts to remove your personal information from our files. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access. Please notify us by sending an email to us at hs.general@hsd.utc.com if you wish to review, update, amend, correct or remove your information from this site or report problems with the 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. Periodic Changes As HSC 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 use. Copyright 2002 Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation. All rights reserved.