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Privacy Policy - Information Collected & Stored

To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. It applies to all information you submit, such as your name, billing and ship to address, e-mail address, telephone number and credit card number, tax payer number for customs duty purposes, etc.

We use the information you provide when placing an order to complete that order, and to update you with news and any changes directly related to your use of our products. And we use the information you provide about someone else such as a separate "ship to address" only to complete your request.

We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete the order. Examples would be with the various shipping companies like Federal Express and our logistic agents like Amazon Com.

We do NOT give or sell your data to any third parties or use your data for marketing or research purposes.

You can review information about you that we have collected online and maintain by calling us at  Contact Information or by leaving a request at our HelpDesk. You may also call to request factual corrections in your information as we have listed on our order. To better safeguard your information, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. 

We use a variety of industry standard methods to provide you with a selection of order placement options to suit your preferred payment method or shopping experience. 

Currently these include but are not limited to: Amazon Com USA; Amazon UK; PayPal and our own secure shopping cart hosted by Web Com shopping cart.

These payment systems collect your data according to all appropriate laws and requirements of the VISA, MasterCard and American Express systems. Your credit card information is NOT provided to our company in any form.

Credit card payment information collected from the Web Com shopping cart system is processed by our employees manually using the Intuit Merchant Service Center.

Your credit card details are not stored in our offices or electronically on our computers for longer than five (5) days and then the numbers are automatically deleted. On occasion, we use a manual FAX OrderForm to collect your data or changes to credit card number. These FAX forms are printed retained in our order processing files for a period of three (3) years and are NOT stored electronically.

Cookies (small computer files placed on your computer) are used on/by these shopping sites to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart and to store delivery addresses or details. They are also used after you have logged on as part of that process. You can turn off cookies within your browser by going to 'Tools | Internet Options | Privacy' and selecting to block cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place orders or benefit from the other features that use cookies. Data collected by this site is used to:

Take and fulfill customer orders; Administer and enhance the site and service; Only disclose information to third-parties for goods delivery purposes; Sensitive information like credit card details are not saved by these cookies.

Even with the very best protection policies and safeguard procedures in place, there is always the remote possibility of fraud. If you believe unauthorized use of your credit information has occurred, follow the reporting procedures defined by your credit card's issuing bank and contact us immediately. Most credit card companies cover all charges that result form unauthorized use of your credit card or may limit your liability to $50.

Please be aware that when you link from our website to another website, those websites use different information practices and are not covered by our privacy notice. Should you have any questions about this policy please contact us.



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