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Gentex Corporation Web Site Privacy and Cookie Policy

EFFECTIVE DATE: November 20, 2023 

Gentex Corporation (“Gentex” or “we”), headquartered at 324 Main Street, Simpson, Pennsylvania 18407, is committed to maintaining the integrity and privacy of your personal data collected through the website (the “Site”). This privacy and cookie usage policy (“Privacy Policy”) discloses Gentex’s information collection and processing practices in connection with the Site and applies solely to the information that we collect through the Site. By using the Site you signify your acceptance of the terms in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any of the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Site. 


Gentex may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after the date when they are posted on the Site. You agree that notice on the Site of changes to the policy is sufficient notice. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean that you accept those changes. 

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA The amount and type of information we collect depends on how you use the Site. Gentex may collect information—some of which relates to you as an individual—(“Personal Data”) from a variety of sources, including (a) information you provide directly; (b) information we collect about you when you visit our Site, use our services, or view our online advertisements; and (c) information we receive from other sources. 

  1. Information We Collect Directly From You. We may collect information directly from you when you visit our Site, purchase products from our Site, choose to use services or participate in programs or otherwise provide information directly to us. 

Information we collect directly from you includes your name, postal address, email address, phone number, employer, and other information about you such as product and service size, preferences and/or behaviors; and future communication preferences. 

  1. Information We Collect About You. We may automatically collect information about you when you visit our Web Site, purchase our products, use our services, or view online advertisements. We may log data or use tracking technologies such as cookies and web beacons to collect this information about you. For more information about our use of tracking technologies, see the section below on our use of cookies. 

We may collect the following information about you: 

  • Technical information, including your IP address, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and device-specific information, such as time zone setting and mobile network information (including location information); and 
  • Information about your visit, including, web pages you view, links you click, web sites you visited before coming to our Site, page response times, download errors, and page interaction information (such as lengths of visits to certain pages, scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs). 
  1. Information We Receive From Other Sources. We work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them. Please keep in mind that any information provided to us by a third-party may also be subject to that third-party’s privacy policy and their applicable data protection laws and regulations. Gentex does not assume, and expressly disclaims, any liability for third parties that have been provided with information as permitted by this Privacy Policy or who have collected information as permitted by this Privacy Policy. When ordering products through the Site, you may be asked to provide credit card or other payment information. Such information is collected directly by a third-party service provider and is never stored in any manner by Gentex. 


Each time a visitor comes to the Site, Gentex collects some information to improve the overall quality of the visitor’s online experience. Such information may include referral data (e.g., the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to the Site) and your web browser and operating platform type. 

  1. Aggregated Data. In addition to collecting these types of information, Gentex collects aggregate queries for internal reporting. Gentex also counts, tracks, and aggregates the visitor’s activity into Gentex’s analysis of general traffic flow at the Site. To these ends, Gentex may merge information about you into aggregated group data. Gentex also may remove personal identifiers from Personal Data and maintain it in aggregate form that may later be combined with other information to generate aggregated statistical information. Such data may be shared on an aggregated basis with Gentex’s affiliates, business partners, distributors, service providers and/or vendors; if it does so, Gentex will not disclose your individual identity. 
  1. Web Server Logs and IP Addresses. An Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is a number that automatically identifies the computer/machine you have used to access the Internet. The IP address enables our server to send you the webpages that you want to visit, and it may disclose the server owned by your Internet Service Provider. Gentex may use IP addresses to conduct Site analyses and performance reviews and to administer the Site. 
  1. Cookies and Web Beacons. We use cookies and other tools, described in this Privacy Policy, to give you the best possible experience on our Site. By continuing to browse this Site, you give consent for cookies to be used. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties. For more details, including how you can amend your preferences, please see the above section on our use of cookies. 
  1. International Transmission. You acknowledge that the Internet is a global environment and using the Internet to collect and process data can involve the transmission of data on to countries outside of the United States. As described above, we may share your Personal Data with third parties and Gentex subsidiaries and affiliates. We may also share your Personal Data with governmental or regulatory authorities or otherwise to prevent illegal activities.   These companies or authorities may be located in, or store Personal Data in, countries different to that in which you are located. 
  1. Marketing. We may use information we collect for marketing of Gentex services and products to you as you interact with websites on the internet. Gentex, or a third party distributor or service provider we select, may serve ads according to information we collect during your visits to the Site. 

If you do not want to receive marketing communications, you can opt out of such marketing communications by emailing us at 


Personal Data 

We use the Personal Data and other information we collect to provide you the services and products you request, information about such services and products, and to tell you about other services and products that may be available to you. We may use it at some point in the future to fulfill business transactions related to the service and products you have ordered. Otherwise, we will ask for your prior consent. We also use the Personal Data to manage our Site. Specifically, we may use the Personal Data as follows: 

We may use the Personal Data for: 

  • fulfilling our obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and us and providing you with the information, products and services you request; 
  • fulfilling product orders made through the Site; 
  • customer or other inquiries by you; 
  • providing you with important administrative information regarding the site and the services, such as changes to this Privacy Policy; 
  • creating and managing your account; 
  • developing and providing advertising tailored to your interests; 
  • providing feedback, sizes, preferences, and other information to third-party service providers and distributors; 
  • sending you product-related or service-related communications;  
  • ensuring that content from the Site is presented in the most effective way for you and your computer;
  • administering and improving our Site, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; and 
  • measuring the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you and others. 


Gentex will not sell, rent, license, or trade your Personal Data with third parties other than as specified in this Privacy Policy unless we receive your express consent to do so. Unless you give your informed consent to do so, Gentex will not share your Personal Data other than as specified in this Privacy Policy. When you provide Personal Data to Gentex we may make it accessible to our product distributors and certain third-party service providers to perform a variety of services on our behalf. These service providers include business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you; advertisers and advertising networks for selecting and serving relevant adverts to you and others; and analytics and search engine providers for assisting us in the administration and improvement of the Site. Please note that we provide our distributors and service providers with only the Personal Data necessary for them to perform services and only for use for such purposes and, as necessary, will enter into agreements with then to ensure that they provide an adequate level of protection to these Personal Data. 

Gentex may also disclose Personal Data in connection with conducting audits, responding to legal and/or regulatory requirements and information requests (e.g. for civil litigation), enforcing Gentex’s policies, or in responding to complaints or safety, fraud preventions, hacking or other security concerns. Gentex may also share your Personal Data with: 

  • members of Gentex corporate family and any successors; 
  • other companies that work with, or on behalf of Gentex to provide products and services, including distributors (as described below); 
  • law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity; and/or 
  • other business entities, in connection with the sale, assignment, merger or other transfer of Gentex’s business to such business entity. 


Cookies are text files containing a small amount of data, usually a unique string of letters and numbers. They are commonly used throughout the Internet and are stored on and accessed from your device when you visit a website (including the Site). This allows the website to recognize your visit from those of other users of the Site. You can find more information at and  

We may also use pixels, web beacons, or clear gifs which are small graphics with a unique identifier that function similar to cookies, used to track the online movements of Site users.   

Gentex these technologies, either directly or indirectly, to assist us with your requests and make your browsing experience easier (i.e., by remembering your preference) and providing you with a seamless experience on our Site. They allow us to gauge where our visitors come from (e.g., Google search), recognize and count the number of visits to our Site, as well as how visitors move around the Site. Cookies help us to improve not only the way our website works, but to ensure you find what you’re looking for easily as well. The technology also allows us to target you with specifically tailored advertising based on your visit(s) along with carry out business analytics, other statistic activities and traffic. 

If you would like to learn more about cookies and other tools you can do so by visiting or, which include additional useful information on cookies and can show you how to block these tools using different types of browsers. For more information on how you can control cookies and other tools used for advertising, please see the below section “Online Advertising & Preferences” 

  • Google Analytics: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the Site. The cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site, and third-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests, and the pages they visited). We use the information to compile reports of our users’ browsing patterns so that we can improve the Site. You can opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by visiting their ad settings page: 
  • This Site is being monitored by one or more third-party monitoring software(s), and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. You may opt-out from the data that is collecting on your visit through a universal consumer options page located at 


We may allow third-party companies to serve ads or collect certain information about you when you visit the Site. These companies may use browsing information (e.g., click stream information, Web browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to the Site and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about products and services likely to be of interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or other technology describe in the section above to collect this information. 

You have several options to control and opt-out of these tools: 

  • You can learn more about targeted and behavioral advertising practice and opt-out of this type of advertising from participating third parties’ providers, by visiting 
  • Typically, you can control the collection of information about your visit to our and other websites through website browser tools.  
  • You can click on the Cookie Declaration on our website to learn about the different types of cookies and other tools used on our Site and, if you reside in certain states, you can change the settings to opt-out of collection of information used for behavioral or targeted advertising.
  • You can also use the Global Privacy Control (“GPC”) to signal your opt-out preference. To learn more about the GPC, please visit

If you delete cookies or reset your device, you may need to set your preference again to ensure we continue to honor your preferred choice. 


The Site contains links to third-party web sites that may offer information of interest. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those web sites, and Gentex recommends reviewing those web sites’ privacy policies individually. Gentex is not responsible for the content at these third-party sites. In particular, we are not responsible for removing your Personal Data from the lists of any third-party who has previously been provided your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 


Gentex has established reasonable precautions to protect collected Personal Data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, which include contractual, administrative, physical, and technical steps. Technical measures include use of firewall protection and encryption technology where appropriate. Although Gentex takes reasonable precautions to assess the reliability of such technology, it relies on the statements of the vendors of those products and services as part of its security evaluation. Please note that although Gentex has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for users, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from the Site cannot be guaranteed. However, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your Personal Data are always safe against cyber-attacks, involuntary data loss or hacking, as such activities are common. 

Gentex urges you to take every precaution to protect your Personal Data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser.  This Site is a general audience site and does not target or intend to collect Personal Data from children. 


Under Age 13 

Our Site is not specifically directed toward children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under the age of 13 on our Site without verifiable parental consent. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information online without parental consent, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law).  If you become aware of any personally identifiable information we have collected from children under 13, please contact us at or by calling 888-894-1755. 

Under Age 18 

Minors under 18 years of age may have the Personal Data that they provide to us through the Site deleted by sending an email to requesting deletion.  Please note that, while we make reasonable efforts to comply with such requests, deletion of your personal information does not ensure complete and comprehensive removal of that data from all systems. 


If you are a resident of California or other jurisdictions or states when applicable, you have the following rights with respect to your personal information: 

  • The right to know what personal information we have collected, used, disclosed and sold about you.  
  • The right to correct inaccurate personal information we have collected about you.  
  • The right to request that we delete any personal information we have collected about you. 
  • You also have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information or sharing of your personal information for targeted or cross-contextual advertising. For more information on Gentex’s use of online advertising and your choices, please see above. Gentex does not sell personal information for money.  
  • You have a right to appeal any decision that Gentex makes regarding your privacy rights.  

To exercise your rights described above, you can contact Gentex at or by calling 888-894-1755.  You also may designate an authorized agent to make these requests. When you exercise these rights and submit a request to us, we may verify your identity by asking for information about your relationship with Gentex, such as email address on file, address, phone number or recent order information.  

Your exercise of these rights will have no adverse effect on the price and quality of our goods or services. 


This Privacy Policy describes how we may share your information for marketing purposes. You may contact us with any questions and, to the extent applicable, to request once a calendar year a list of third parties to whom we may disclose information for their own marketing purposes and the categories of information we may disclose. Please contact us at 


To facilitate our global operations, Gentex may transfer, store, and process information collected by our subsidiary located in the United Kingdom. In such cases and if you access the Site abroad, you consent to understand that your information may be transferred to and stored in the United States, which may have different data privacy laws and may not provide the same protections.  


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, or you wish to contact us by phone or postal mail, our contact information is as follows: 

Mailing address: 324 Main Street, Simpson, Pennsylvania, 18407 

Phone: 888-894-1755. 


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