None of the communications made through this website should be construed as an offer to sell or buy an Ace Hardware franchise in, nor is any such communication directed to, the residents of any jurisdiction requiring registration of the franchise before it is offered and sold in that jurisdiction. No Ace Hardware franchise will be sold to any resident of any such jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required disclosure document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law. If you have any questions concerning the registration status of Ace Hardware franchises in your state, please contact our business development team at 630-990-6900. THE RESULTS DESCRIBED ON THIS WEBSITE ABOVE SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS THE ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL RESULTS THAT YOU CAN REALIZE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT THAT YOU CAN ATTAIN THESE RESULTS AND YOUR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IS LIKELY TO DIFFER. YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH YOUR OWN ACCOUNTING, LEGAL AND BUSINESS ADVISORS ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY.
Any personal information you provide us will be processed by Ace pursuant to Article 6.1 of the GDPR for the legitimate interests of Ace, as necessary for the performance of a contract, or in order to take steps necessary prior to entering into a contract.
We collect personal information that you provide to us. For example, when you: (i) submit a qualification form; (ii) request an information on new stores and store conversions; (iii) when you contact us with online inquiries or promotional communication preferences; and/or (iv) otherwise voluntarily provide personal information to us. If you and Ace Hardware International both choose to explore business development opportunities with each other, we may also collect personal information about you from third parties throughout the process. The types of personal information that may be collected includes, but is not limited to: name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, marital status, date of birth, nationality, business experience, background and financial information. This information may be used to provide you with more information about operating an Ace Hardware International retail store, to conduct an evaluation of your qualifications to operate an Ace Hardware International retail store, and for administrative and analytical purposes.
Anonymous Information We Automatically Collect
We may also use web beacons (also known as action tags, pixels, or transparent GIF files) to help manage online marketing and advertising. These web beacons may be provided by our marketing partner(s) and enable our marketing partner(s) to recognize a unique web beacon placed by us or by such third party. Web beacons also allow us to learn which partner’s website advertisements bring users to our Web site.
The Web sites are not intended for users under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you should not use the Web sites and should not submit any personal information of any kind to us.
We also reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you, including personal information, in connection with the sale, merger or transfer of all or a portion of the business or assets of Ace Hardware to a third party or in event that Ace Hardware is merged with or becomes part of another organization.
We use various measures to protect your personal information. However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Therefore, although we work to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.
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