| Below we provide details about how we do that. In summary, we not sell or redistribute your information without your permission. We keep your information in a physically secure location. We have invested in higher than required levels of computer and Internet security. This includes daily 3rd party monitoring of our security protection . We welcome your input about our policies. If you wish, we will be glad to alter how we handle your specific information to the best of our ability.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order or subscribe to our newsletter.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience:
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve customer service: (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process transactions:Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
- To send periodic emails: The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, You simply click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of our newsletter..
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. Stowecraft.com also uses industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL ) to protect your data. SSL protects data submitted over the Internet from being intercepted and viewed by unintended recipients and as used by hundreds of thousands of web sites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers. SSL is the de-facto industry standard Internet transaction security technology. It is used in the shopping cart section of our website. When you connect to an SSL part of stowecraft.com, you will see that the URL in the address bar begins with https:// rather than the usual http:// and also a small gold padlock will in your browser. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
This web site, Stowecraft.com, is tested and certified daily to pass the "McAfee Secure" Security Scan. To help address concerns about possible hacker access to your confidential data, and the safety of visiting this site, the "live" McAfee Secure mark appears only when this site passes the daily McAfee Secure tests. You can see the "McAfee Secure" symbol and the date of the last security scan on the upper right hand corner of each page on our web site.
Our credit card processing is also protected by Authorize.net. Stowecraft.com is a verified Authorize.Net Merchant.
Authorize.Net is committed to providing its merchant customers with the highest level of transaction processing security, safeguarding customer information and combating fraud. We implement and maintain compliance with industry leading security initiatives such as the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard. More than 232,000 merchants trust Authorize.Net to process their Internet transactions securely. For more information about the benefits of Authorize.Net's secure transaction processing, please visit the Authorize.Net Web site.
We are located in Stowe, Vermont,one of the safest states in the USA. Our building and computers are protected with an active intrusion alarm security system connected to a security monitoring service.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information
If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone or by contacting customer service.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.stowecraft.com/ctgy/Policies.html
This policy was last modified on July 1, 2012
55 Mountain Road
Stowe, Vermont 05672