Categories of Information We Collect
We collect personally identifiable information through communications with you, or through Acadian Custom Shutters website (our “Website”), whenever you interact with us online. Some examples include:
• Requesting that merchandise be sent to you or others or placing an order
• Purchasing products from our Website
We may also collect personal information about you from other third parties, such as demographic firms, to make our future service and marketing efforts more efficient and personalized for you. We also gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser information, Internet Service Provider (ISP), operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data.
How We Use Your Information
We use your personal information that we collect to conduct our business and to provide you with the best possible products, services and experience. To best serve you, we may share your personally identifiable information with service providers that provide support services to us or that help us market our products and services. Service providers, third parties who perform services on our behalf, are contractually restricted from using your information in any manner other than in helping us to provide you with the products and services available from Acadian Custom Shutters. We may also, in certain instances, disclose your personally identifiable information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify you, contact you, or bring legal action to protect your rights or the rights of Acadian Custom Shutters or others. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information when you ask us to do so or when we believe it is required by law.
Our Website is not targeted for use by children under the age of 15. Acadian Custom Shutters does not knowingly request or collect personal information from any person under 15 years of age without prior verifiable parental consent.
If we become aware that an individual is under the age of 15 and has submitted any information to Acadian Custom Shutters for any purpose without prior verifiable parental consent, we will delete his or her information from our files.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of personally identifiable information transmitted to us using our Website. To guard your information, our Website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL encrypts your credit card number in transmission to our third party credit card processor. We do not store any credit card information on our servers. Please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.
To be sure your connection is secure, look at the bottom status bar of your browser window. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser) the SSL is active and your information is secure. Most browsers offer additional security alerts as well.