1. What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
a. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
i. Registration/Purchase Information You will provide us information about yourself, your firm or company, and your practices when you register to be a member of The Country Friends®, register for certain services, register for email newsletters and alerts, or purchase items through our site. This data collection can include such personally identifiable information as name, company name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card information. You may also provide additional comments on how you see The Country Friends® servicing your needs and interests.
ii. Email Information
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
b. Web Site Use Information
c. How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. You have the opportunity to opt in, or opt out of these specific types of communications in our [member center]. You have the opportunity to opt-out any time you receive an email from us by using the link provided at the bottom of the email communication. You also may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by contacting us.
2. Communications from our Site/Choice-Opt Out
If you register on our site or purchase any products from the site you can expect to receive a welcome email and/or an order confirmation email. If you have registered with our site, you will receive any of the communications (newsletters, updates, product information, alerts) that you have opted-in to receive. From time to time we may need to send critical service updates from the site. You may not opt-out of receiving these critical service updates. At any time you wish to change your preferences for receiving communications from the site, please contact us.
4. What Are Cookies?
5. How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
6. Sharing Information with Third Parties
We may enter into alliances, partnerships or other business arrangements with third parties who will be given access to personal information (including, but not limited to, your email address) for the purpose of providing you information regarding products and services that we think will be of interest to you and that you have opted-in to receive, unless you opt out of receiving such communications.
7. Service Providers
We use third parties to perform our credit card processing and email services on our site. When you purchase a product from us, our credit card processing company will facilitate the transaction. An email service provider will provide our email services. We will share billing and email information as necessary to the third party to provide that service.
These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose, including their own marketing purposes.
8. Business Transitions
As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution. You will be notified via email of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
9. Third Party Advertisers
The ads appearing on this Web site may be delivered to users by our advertising partner. We share aggregate Web site usage information about users with potential advertisers for the purpose of targeting our Internet advertisements on this site.
10. Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. You have the opportunity to opt-in for these notifications at registration, and you have the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers at a later date by contacting us.
11. How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) 128 bit encryption services, which are enabled by Go Daddy® Software, Inc. Repository. To learn more about SSL, click here.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us . Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. Pages utilizing this technology will have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
12. How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You can update your registration information or you may also request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by contacting us.
13. Certain Disclosures
14. What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?
15. Your Consent
The Country Friends®, Inc.
P.O. Box 142
Rancho Sante Fe, CA 92067