Commitment to Privacy
extension of my commitment to combine the highest-quality products and
services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with customers
and partners. The Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how I
collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to me and to
assist you in making informed decisions when using this site and products
and services. This statement will be continuously assessed against new
technologies, business practices and customers' needs.
What Information Do I Collect?
When you visit this site you may provide me
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
1. Personal Information You
Choose to Provide
Personal and Credit Card Information
If you choose to purchase products or
services from this site or if you request
subscribe to the newsletter, you may need to
provide personal information and
authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For
example, you may need to provide the following information:
Credit card number
Home and business phone number
Other personal information (i.e. mother’s
In addition to providing the foregoing
information, if you choose to correspond further with me through email, I
may retain the content of your email messages together with your email
address and my responses. I provide the same protections for these
electronic communications that I employ in the maintenance of information
received by mail and telephone.
2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites,
this Web site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation
below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs to collect information about
how this Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server
logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent
at this Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after
site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this
information is associated with you as an individual.
How Do I Use the Information That You
Provide to Me?
Broadly speaking, I use personal
information for purposes of administering my business activities, providing
customer service and making available other products and services to customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, I may also use the
information I collect to notify you about important changes to
site, new services and special offers I think you will find valuable. The
lists used to send you product and service offers are developed and managed
under our traditional company standards designed to safeguard the security
and privacy of customers’ personal information. As a customer, you will
be given the opportunity, at least once annually, to notify me of your
desire not to receive these offers.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that
allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a Web site.
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s Web browser on
the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses
on one Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that Web site by
the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s
transactions on related Web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move
from Web page to Web page and to complete commercial transactions over the
Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more
How Do I Use Information I Collect
I use Web site browser software tools
such as cookies and Web server logs to gather information about
this Web site
users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve
this Web site and
better serve customers and vistors. This information assists me to design and arrange
Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve
Web site to better meet the needs of customers, prospective customers
Cookies help me collect important
business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets me
trace the paths followed by users to this Web site as they move from one page
to another. Web server logs allow me to count how many people visit
site and evaluate the site’s visitor capacity. I do not use these
technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally
identifying information about you although they do permit me to send focused
online banner advertisements or other such responses to you.
Sharing Information with Affiliates
From time to time you may notice offers
from outside companies advertised on this Web site. I take measures to select
product or service providers that are responsible and afford privacy
protections to their customers. However, I cannot make any representations
about the practices and policies of these companies.
Sharing Information with Strategic
I may enter into strategic marketing
alliances or partnerships with third parties who may be given access to
personal information including your name, address, telephone number and
email for the purpose of providing you information regarding products and
services that I think will be of interest to you. In connection with
strategic marketing alliances or partnerships, I will retain all ownership
rights to the information, and I will not share information regarding your
social security number or other personal financial data.
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, I may also use the
information I collect to notify you about important changes to
site, new services and special offers I think you will find valuable. As
client, you will be given the opportunity to notify me of your desire not to
receive these offers by clicking on a response box when you receive such an
offer or by sending me an email request at
How Do I Secure Information
When you send confidential personal
credit card information to me on our Web site, a secure server software which
I have licensed encrypts all information you input before it is sent to me.
The information is scrambled en route and is not decoded until I download it
Other email that you may send to me may
not be secure unless I advise you that security measures will be in place
prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, I ask that you
do not send confidential information such as Social Security or account
numbers to me through an unsecured email.
How Do I Protect your Information?
Information you provide to me is maintained on my Local Area Network and is
not accessible over the internet.
Evaluation of Information Protection
Practices. Periodically, my operations and
business practices are reviewed for compliance with
company policies and
procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of information.
Employee Access, Training and
Expectations. My company
values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the
protection of customer information. In general, my
business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and
limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons,
processes and transactions.
How Can You Access and Correct
You may request access to all your
personally identifiable information that I collect online and maintain in
database by emailing
Do I Disclose Information to
I may provide aggregate information
about customers, sales, Web site traffic patterns and related Web site
information to affiliates or reputable third parties, but this
information will not include personally identifying data, except as
What About Legally Compelled
Disclosure of Information?
I may disclose information when legally
compelled to do so, in other words, when I, in good faith, believe that the
law requires it or for the protection of my legal rights.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to
Our Web Site?
I am not responsible for the practices
employed by Web sites linked to or from this Web site nor the information or
content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided
solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users
of this Web site.
Please remember that when you use a link
to go from this Web site to another Web site,
in effect. your browsing and interaction on any other Web site, including
Web sites which have a link on this Web site, is subject to that Web site’s
own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before
By using this Web site you consent to
collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy
Policy. If I change these privacy policies and procedures, I will post those
changes on this Web site to keep you aware of what information I collect, how
I use it and under what circumstances I may disclose it.