Privacy Policy

Insight Privacy Policy

Last Update: June 2018

This website is owned and operated by Winland Electronics, Inc. (“Winland,” “we,” “us,” or similar terms). Winland is committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and clients. The purpose of this policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather about you when you visit our website, how we use that information, and how we disclose it to third parties. This policy specifically does not apply to information collected by mail, email, telephone or other off-line methods. “You” and similar terms means you, the person using this website as well as any other person or entity on whose behalf you are using this website or that has rights through you.

Information We Collect

Information You Provide

You may be asked to provide information to us through one or more services we provide through our website, messages we send to you, social media, etc. The information we request may include personal information, such as name, email address, address, and telephone number.

Information Obtained Through Use of Our Services

We may collect information provided by you and your computer through use of our services through this website, messages to you, social media, etc. This information may include the following types of information:

  • We may collect information provided by you and your computer through use of our services through this website, messages to you, social media, etc. This information may include the following types of information:

  • Login Information. We may automatically obtain and store HTTP header information from client-side tracking objects, your device, and our server logs upon your use of our services.

  • Mobile Information. We may obtain information specific to mobile activity through use of our services, such as your location, mobile device type, and mobile capabilities.

  • Social Media Information. When interacting with our services within social media, we may obtain information stored within social media or authorized by you to be collected by us within such social media.


A "cookie" is a file that our webserver may send to your computer when you access our site. This file is then stored on your computer. Winland may use cookies and certain other technologies to allow our site to "remember" your personal preferences.

Passive information collection technologies can make your use of our site easier by allowing us to provide better service, customize your site experience, compile statistics, analyze trends, and otherwise administer and improve the Site. Certain features of our site may not work without use of passive information collection technologies.

You can also learn more about cookies by visiting

This site uses "session" cookies. Session cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your web browser window or otherwise turn your computer off. Session cookies are used, for example, to improve navigation on our site, and to collect aggregated statistical information.

Winland may use "persistent" cookies. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for a number of purposes, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (e.g., passwords), helping to determine what areas of the web site visitors find most valuable, and customizing the web site based on your preferences on an ongoing basis. Persistent cookies placed by this site on your computer may hold personally identifiable information, but only if you have registered or have otherwise consented to the retention of personally identifiable information you have provided at the site. Otherwise our site's server only knows that an unidentified visitor with your cookies has returned to the site.

User-Generated Content

Some areas of the Insight website allow you to provide content to us directly through comments left on a “public forum” (ex. LinkedIn). If you use public forums on the Insight website, you expressly agree that any personal information you submit in these public forums can be read, collected, or otherwise used by anyone who reads the public forums.

How We Use Collected Information

Information Tracked

At times, we will use your HTTP header information to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We may also track browser types to help us understand our visitors' needs related to our website design. There is an optional section of our website where input forms require your name, phone number, company, and email address. This form provides you the ability to opt in to receive future emails of any type from Insight. If you opt in to receive email communications from us, we may send information to you on our products or services. This information will not be used for any other purpose. In the event of a sale, merger, corporate reorganization or similar transaction of some or all of our business, we may share your identifying information to the successor entity, and the successor entity may or may not use and protect identifying information in the same ways described in this policy. We do, reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

How We Share Information

We may disclose your information to third parties in the following situations or for the following purposes:

  • Consent. We may disclose your information to third parties for purposes not directly related to our site in the event that you consent to such disclosure.

  • Service Providers and External Processing. Your information may be shared with third party service providers, affiliates, or other trusted businesses to provide certain customer services based on our instructions. We require that our third party service providers implement and maintain security measures to protect the confidentiality and security of the information you provide to us.

  • Law Enforcement. Your information may be shared with law enforcement officials if it relates to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity.

Security and Privacy

The Insight website uses security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We store the information in a database in a secured environment at our data centers. We do not share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending emails you agree to receive. However, no security system is perfectly secure, and we are not responsible or liable for the criminal acts of unrelated third parties, such as hackers.

Widgets and Social Buttons

Our Website includes social media features, such as the ShareThis button, widgets, or interactive mini-programs (“features”) that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address, track which page you are visiting on our site, and set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. We are not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Do Not Track Disclosure.

This Site does not monitor for or behave differently if your computer transmits a “do not track” or similar beacon or message.

California Privacy Rights.

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to

Children’s Privacy Rights.

We will not intentionally collect any private information (such as a child’s name or email address) from children under the age of 13. If you think that we have collected private information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us.

Where is my data processed? Rules for Outside-U.S. Visitors.

Winland is located in the United States. By providing any information to this site, all users, including without limitation users in the member states of the European Union, consent to the collection, storage, forward transfer, and processing of such information in the United States of America. For our customers who are located in the European Economic Area, if you believe you may have any additional rights related to your data under the GDPR or other law, please send your request to us and we will reply in compliance with applicable law after consulting with our legal counsel.

Policy Updates

We reserve the rights to change this policy at any time, and will post any changes to this policy on our website as soon as they go into effect. Please refer back to this policy on a regular basis.

Updating Information

If you wish to access your information or to have your information deleted, updated, changed, or modified, you may do so by contacting us using the below information.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact us.


1950 Excel Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

Phone:800.635.4269 Ext. 1 for Technical Support