Privacy Policy

  1. Objectives.

    Wausau Paper Corp., and its subsidiary and related entities of any level (collectively, “Wausau Paper”) has created this security and privacy policy in order to document and communicate its commitment to doing business with the highest ethical standards and appropriate internal controls.

  2. Explicit Information Gathering.

    With respect to the Wausau Paper web site, there are two options regarding your personal information. If you wish to contact Wausau Paper about its products or services, then you need to disclose your contact information so that Wausau Paper can service your request. Alternatively, if you do not wish to contact Wausau Paper about its products or services, then you will not need to disclose your contact information. You can examine Wausau Paper’s entire public web site (i.e., Wausau Paper’s web site excluding any extranet or other private network) without providing any information whatsoever. Wausau Paper’s web site’s user-submitted forms (e.g., a request-for-more-information form or a joining-of-a-mailing-list form) require users to provide Wausau Paper with contact information. This information is used to provide information to those who inquire about Wausau Paper’s products and services and to handle related business matters. This information is also used to get in touch with customers when necessary. In addition, this information may be used to ship and bill orders. From time to time, the information gathered through this web site may be used to notify you about products and services that Wausau Paper believes will be of interest to you.

  3. Public Forums.

    Wausau Paper’s web site may make available blog spaces, message or bulletin boards, and other such public forums (collectively, “Public Forums”). Please remember that any information which you disclose in Public Forums becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in such areas. Wausau Paper reserves the right, at its sole and exclusive discretion, to save and archive any content of any nature posted on the Public Forums of this web site. Wausau Paper may, without liability to any user, disclose such content if required to do so: (a) to comply with legal processes; (b) by law; (c) to respond to claims that any of the content violates the property, privacy, publicity or other rights of others; and/or (d) to protect the rights, property, or safety of any party. For further information regarding the rules of conduct applicable to Public Forums on this web site, please see the Wausau Paper web site Terms and Conditions of Use .

  4. Covert Information Gathering.

    Wausau Paper’s web site does not covertly capture information regarding the specific activities of any particular user. Wausau Paper does not have any arrangements with any other sites to track or monitor user activities on the worldwide web. Wausau Paper’s web site does, however, produce reports that permit Wausau Paper to view your activity on its web site in anonymous or aggregated form. Wausau Paper does not use cookies, web bugs, or any other active content mechanism to capture or maintain information about users without their prior consent. The only personal information that Wausau Paper captures has been specifically submitted to Wausau Paper through a user-submitted form (e.g., a request-for-more-information form or a joining-of-a-mailing-list form). Wausau Paper does not store any persistent information on your computer.

  5. Precautions for Children.

    Wausau Paper does not attempt to collect personal information from children under thirteen (13) years of age. If a child sends personal information to Wausau Paper, and this information can be identified as originating from a child, the information will be deleted. Wausau Paper cannot always determine which information originates with a user that is a child. Wausau Paper does not maintain databases about children.

  6. Information Usage.

    When you disclose personal information to Wausau Paper, that information remains with Wausau Paper. The only exception involves disclosure to governmental authorities according to normal business practice (e.g., for the collection of taxes or according to the orders of a court in responding to a subpoena or search warrant). Wausau Paper does not sell, rent, trade, lend, or otherwise transfer such personal information to affiliates, subsidiaries, sister companies, holding companies, parent companies, strategic partners, or any other party.

  7. Links to Other Sites.

    Wausau Paper’s web site contains a number of links to other sites. Wausau Paper is not responsible for the security or privacy practices of those other sites, the products or services offered by those sites, or the content appearing at those sites. Wausau Paper does not endorse any of the products or services marketed at those other sites.

  8. Security Measures.

    Wausau Paper’s web site is protected with a variety of security measures such as change control procedures, passwords, and physical access controls. Wausau Paper also employs a variety of other mechanisms to ensure that data you provide is not lost, misused, or altered inappropriately. These controls include data confidentiality policies and regular database backups.

  9. Sale or Merger.

    If Wausau Paper’s web site (or any portion thereof) is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by Wausau Paper, Wausau Paper reserves the right to disclose and transfer any and all personal information collected by this web site to the buyer or surviving company. If such an event occurs, Wausau Paper will seek to obligate the buyer or surviving company to use any personal information transferred by web site in a manner consistent with this security and privacy policy, but Wausau Paper cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the buyer or surviving company will comply.

  10. Jurisdictional Matters.

    This Wausau Paper web site is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States of America. It is intended for use by U.S. residents only. Wausau Paper makes no representations that this web site is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of any other nations. By using this web site and submitting any personal information, non-U.S. visitors: (a) understand, acknowledge, and agree that this web site is subject to U.S. law; (b) consent to the transfer of personal information to the U.S.; and (c) waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.

  11. Amendment.

    Wausau Paper reserves the right, at any time and from time to time, to revise this security and privacy policy. If Wausau Paper does alter its security and privacy policy, any changes will be posted on its web site so that you are aware of the information Wausau Paper collects about you, how Wausau Paper uses that information, and the circumstances under which Wausau Paper may disclose it. Please check back from time to time to ensure that you are aware of Wausau Paper’s current security and privacy policy.

  12. Contacting Wausau Paper. If you wish to remove your name and related information from Wausau Paper’s database, Wausau Paper will promptly take action to comply with your request. Wausau Paper is pleased to process address error correction notices and address change requests submitted to Wausau Paper via electronic mail at ir@wausaupaper.com.If you have any questions about this security and privacy policy, the practices of this web site, or your dealings with Wausau Paper, you can contact Wausau Paper via electronic mail at ir@wausaupaper.com.

Last Revised 10/02/09