Effective Date: 06/20/2016
Information we collect
From time to time, we may collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the website, such as how many visitors visit a specific page on the website, how long they stay on that page and which hyperlinks, if any, they "click" on. We collect this information in order to determine which areas of the website are most popular and to enhance the website for visitors. We may group this information into aggregate visitor data in order to describe the use of the website to our existing or potential business partners, sponsors, advertisers or other third parties.
All of our Websites are not intended for anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or accept personal information provided from anyone under 18. In order to use our Websites and services you must be 18 years or older.
For some features of the website, you may be able to submit information about other people. For example, if you wish to e-mail an article from the website or send information about an interesting product to a friend, you will submit your friend's e-mail address, or if you make a purchase for another person on the website and want it shipped directly to that person, you may submit the recipient's name, address and certain other contact information. Company will use and store any such information that we collect from you about another person to carry out your request and for our own internal marketing purposes.
Disclosure of Personal Information
The Company may use the information that you provide to process and fulfill your request for a product, respond to your questions, send e-mails, newsletters or surveys to our mailing list subscribers, or other request. In addition, we may send you periodic communications by e-mail or regular mail, such as news updates, special promotional offers or information on our products or services which may be of interest to you.
We may also make your name, email/mailing address and/or telephone number available to carefully selected third parties to provide you with information about products, services and special offers or to improve our services and advertising. We may sometimes use other businesses to perform certain services for us, such as maintaining the website and our mailing lists, processing orders and delivering products, and providing marketing assistance and data analysis.
We want to communicate with you via email correspondence only if you want to hear from us. We may from time to time send you promotional email messages describing new products, special offers, and great values. If for any reason you would no longer like to receive email messages from the Company please e-mail us to opt-out at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, if you decide opt-out, you may still receive transactional emails regarding your order (i.e. order confirmation, shipping information, customer service notifications, etc.).
We may sometimes use other businesses or individuals to perform certain services for us, such as email and hosting services, processing orders and delivering products, promotional services, to assist in preventing or deterring fraud, providing marketing assistance and data analysis, etc. We may share personal information to those businesses when that information is necessary for them to complete a requested transaction or otherwise perform their duties, but they may not use it for any other purpose.
We do not share your credit card or other account information with unaffiliated third parties unless you authorize us to do so, or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities including, but not limited to, delivering a product or service that you order.
The Company may disclose personally identifiable information in the following situations:
(2) when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, and improve our products and services;
(3) to any third party who may acquire the Company;
(4) in situations involving threats to the physical safety of any person or as otherwise dictated by law.
We intend to take reasonable steps to protect the information that you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an advanced security protocol that is used to keep sensitive information such as credit card numbers and personal information sent across the Internet encrypted and ensures secure online ordering. Please note that we use secure technology, privacy protection controls, and restrictions on employee access in order to protect your information. Please note, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Collecting this information helps us to best tailor our website to our visitors and enhance their online experience, and to help identify site features and offers, new products and services that may be of particular interest to you.
We may also use a technology called "tracer tags". These may also be referred to as "Clear GIFs" or "Web Beacons". This technology is an invisible graphic on a web page that is programmed to collect non-personally identifiable information and allows us to understand which pages you and other users visit on the Site. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor the Site for you and other website visitors and allow us to provide personalized services and advertising content.
Third Party Websites
Please note, our websites may offer links to and from other third party sites that may be of interest to our website visitors. Other sites have their own privacy policies. If you visit one of these websites, you may want to review the privacy policies of each website you visit to better understand their privacy practices. In addition, we would like to inform you that anytime you click on links (including advertising banners), which take you to third party websites, you will be subject to the third parties' privacy policies. While we support the protection of our customer's privacy on the Internet, HBT International, LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability for the actions of third parties, including but without limitation to actions relating to the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information by third parties.
This Site is designed for residents of the United States. Visitors who use the Site and reside outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If you reside outside of the United States, by using our Site, you understand that we will collect certain information from you that you voluntarily submit to us and you consent to the transfer, processing, storage and use of your information to and in the United States.