National Vacuum Equipment (NVE) – will not use any personal or proprietary information (that is not already available to the public) it acquires from any of its customers, vendors or any other third party for any purpose other than that for which it is submitted. Accordingly, NVE may use such information, only, to reply to inquiries, handle concerns, provide operational notices and for account information. NVE also processes billing and business requests related to program participation. At certain points where personal information or proprietary is collected by NVE in course of its normal business operations, each of its customers or vendors has the choice to mark such information as “confidential”. To the extent available, physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal propriety information that NVE acquires. Further, such information is accessible only by authorized staff designated to handle online questions or requests.