McCoyPottery.Com Online Store wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and notify you of:
• What personally identifiable information (or third party personally identifiable information) of yours is collected from you through our website
• The organization collecting the information
• How the information is used
• With whom the information may be shared
• What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
• The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under McCoyPottery.Com Online Store's control
• How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
. Information Collection and Use McCoyPottery.Com Online Store is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. McCoyPottery.Com Online Store collects information from our users at several different points on our website.
When you make a purchase on our site, you automatically become a member. You provide the following information to McCoyPottery.Com Online Store:
• Your name
• Your e-mail address
• Your billing and shipping address
• Your telephone number
• The type of credit card you are using if applicable
• Your credit card number and expiration date, or other form of payment
Your email address is your member identification. You choose your own password to access your account. All members can choose whether or not they would like to receive electronic mailings from McCoyPottery.Com Online Store (see "Electronic Mailings" below). Order We request information from the user on our order form when making a purchase. Here, is where a user must provide their contact information, like name and shipping address, and shipping information, credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill the customer's order. If we have difficulty processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the customer.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. We use both session and persistent cookies. Usage of a cookie from our site is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users in the aggregate by analyzing popular areas and products to enhance future experiences on our site.
McCoyPottery.Com Online Store's database tracks the traffic throughout our site. This information is used to compile overall statistics and is not recorded at an individual level. This includes IP (internet protocol) addresses, browser type, ISP (internet service provider), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and #of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate. The statistics help us determine which products and services best serve our members and guests.
McCoyPottery.Com Online Store uses aggregate information from demographic surveys, traffic patterns and IP addresses to customize our site. Aggregate information is occasionally shared with partners of McCoyPottery.Com Online Store to plan advertising or promotions. We do not share any personally identifiable information.
McCoyPottery.Com Online Store gives you access to third party partners to provide you with certain services that are detailed below. McCoyPottery.Com Online Store will provide that third party with your transaction information and then that third party will collect additional information if needed to provide you with the requested service. These third parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
We use outside shipping companies to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
Catalog, Newsletters, Etc.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our catalog, newsletter, etc., we ask for contact information such as name, street address and email address to provide these communications. Out of respect for our users privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these communications. Please see the choice and opt-out section below. On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send you an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though you can deactivate your account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.
McCoyPottery.Com Online Store takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via our website, your information is protected both online and off-line. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - Secure Socket Layers (SSLs). While on a secure page, such as our order form, a lock icon appears on the bottom of your Web browser. When you are not on a secure page, no lock icon will appear. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information (like your credit card information) online, we also do everything in our power to protect user information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our employees must use password-protected screen-savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must re-enter their password to regain access to your information. Furthermore, ALL employees are fully informed about our security and privacy practices and updated as new policies are added or revised. They are regularly notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure that our customers' information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment under restricted access.
If you have any questions about the security at our website you may contact us.