We respect your right to privacy. Your ability to make informed choices about the use of your information is important to us. This privacy statement explains our policy regarding the collection, use, disclosure and protection of personal information. The terms of this privacy statement apply to information collected from you.
Described In this Policy:
— How and why we collect your personal information.
— How your information is used and protected.
— When and with whom we share your information.
— The choices you can make about how we collect, use, and share your information.
Personal information is information that identifies an individual or is directly associated with a specific person or entity such as a name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number, or information about activities which can be directly linked to that person, such as his or her purchases.
We collect personal information about you to deliver the products and services you request and to help improve your shopping experience. We do this using lawful and fair methods. We strive to limit the amount of personal information collected to support the intended purpose of the collection.
We collect personal information from you in a variety of ways when you interact with Biff the Dog, online.
— When you create an account on our website.
— Make an online purchase.
— Contact us, or otherwise submit personal information to us.
We may receive personal information about you from other sources as well. Examples of these sources are entities that can help us correct our records, improve the quality of our service to you, and help prevent and detect fraud.
We receive and store certain types of automated information when you interact with our website, emails, and online advertising. The purpose is to allow the website to work correctly, to evaluate use of the website, and to support website analytics and marketing.
For example, we may use “cookies” to recognize you as you use or return to our site so that we can provide a more personalized shopping experience. A cookie is a small text file that a website or email may save to your browser and store on your hard drive.
Use the Options menu in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Click on the “Help” section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features offered on the Biff the Dog website. For additional information, the Federal Trade Commission provides helpful information about online privacy on its website: http://www.ftc.gov/.
Biff the Dog uses your information to provide requested products and services and to support our business functions. These include fulfillment, internal business processes, and marketing.
— To fulfill your requests for products and services and communicate with you about those requests
— Register and service your account
— Administer surveys, sweepstakes, contests, and promotions
— Provide customer service and alert you to product information
— Help us improve and customize our service offerings, websites, and advertising
— Send you information about our products, services and promotions
Biff the Dog does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your personal information, whether you are a current or former customer, only under the following limited circumstances.
We may share information about you with service providers or suppliers that help with our business operations. Examples are shipping vendors, billing and refund vendors, credit card processors, and companies that help us improve our product and service offerings and our website. We require these service providers and suppliers to keep the information secure. We also prohibit them from using your information for any purposes other than those requested by us.
We may share aggregate and statistical data that does not identify you personally. We may do this for research and marketing purposes, for instance to describe our services to prospective partners or advertisers, and for other lawful purposes.
In the unlikely event that Biff the Dog or substantially all of its assets are acquired by an unrelated third party, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
We seek to communicate with you only in ways you want to hear from us. Examples are emails, newsletters, special offers, and new product announcements. We use the following standards for marketing communications:
We use an opt-out standard for Biff the Dog marketing communications. Opt-out means we will conduct the activity unless you tell us not to.
We do not share personal information with third parties.
You can provide us your marketing preferences by contacting Biff the Dog using the “Contact” form.
Biff the Dog takes reasonable steps to keep your personal information accurate and complete, so we care for your information effectively under this policy. You can access or update your information, including contact or account information. If you have created an account on our website, log into your account. Once you do, you will be able to enter and update your own contact information and payment information.
Contact us in the “Contact” section of the website.
Securing your information is a priority at Biff the Dog. We use reasonable security measures to protect the confidentiality of personal information.
Your account information is protected by the password you use to access your online account. Please keep this password confidential. We also use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). If your browser is capable of SSL (and most are), your account information will be protected during transport across the Internet. When you enter a secure portion of a website, which is any page containing any of your account information, an image of a closed lock or a solid key should appear in the bottom bar of your browser window. If you click on this image, a small pop-up window displaying website security information will appear. This certificate indicates that your personal information is transmitted in encrypted form to a Biff the Dog’s web server, not to any unauthorized server.
Personal information that is maintained in our offices or stores is subject to physical, administrative, and technical controls as well. Hard copies of private information are maintained in locked locations or cabinets with similar restrictions for electronic storage of private information. When disposed of, the information is shredded, destroyed, erased, or otherwise made unreadable.
We protect the credit or debit card information we collect during transactions. We comply with industry requirements that include using secure networks; encryption or other protection of cardholder data; physical and technical access controls, monitors and tests of security systems and information security.
We are committed to protecting children’s online privacy. In order to protect children’s personal information, and to meet the standards of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 on our websites without prior parental consent.
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