Because we value your privacy as well as your security, we have implemented the following Privacy and Security Policy. Our Privacy and Security Policy provides details regarding the information we collect when you visit our web site. In addition, we explain why we collect such information and how we plan to utilize it. Our data security procedures, how you can access and govern the personal information with which you have provided us, along with other issues are also discussed in our Privacy and Security Policy. We reserve the right the make occasional changes to our Privacy and Security Policy, which is governed by our Terms and Conditions. To make sure you remain informed about any changes made to our Privacy and Security Policy, you must visit this page and review our Privacy and Security Policy regularly.
Personal Information We Collect and Why
We may collect information that may be used to contact you later. You reserve the right to access, modify or remove any personal contact information we may collect. Alternatively, you possess the right not to provide personal contact information at point of collection.
Description of Personal Contact Information
We may request the following information when you visit our web site: your first name, last name, home address (including house number, street name, city/town name, and zip code), your telephone number or other "real world" contact information. We use such information to fulfill, support, and analyze your purchases made on the Buy Local Central web site. The aforementioned uses of your personal contact information is for internal uses only and are in full compliance with the law. This information may be available to our staff as well as to third parties involved in the completion of your transaction, delivery of your purchased items, or the support and analysis of your use of the Buy Local Central web site.
We May Also Collect Your Email Address
In order to contact you online, we may request your email address. As with your personal contact information, we may use your email address to fulfill, support, and analyze your purchases made on the Buy Local Central website as well as to comply with applicable requirements of law. We use your email to respond to your inquiries and to provide you with information regarding in-store specials if you have so chosen on the Accounts Login Page. This information may be available to our staff as well as to third parties involved in the completion of your transaction, delivery of your purchased items, or the support and analysis of your use of the web site.
Other Information We May Collect From You
In addition to your Personal Contact Information and Email Address, we may collect other information about you. You may access, modify, or remove the information at any time. At point of collection, you may choose not to provide this other information. We will however be unable to process your transaction if you choose not to provide the necessary information.
Description of Other Information
We may gather information rendered by the purchase of a product such as payment method. While you browse the Buy Local Central web site, we may collect navigational data as well as clickstream data. This data shows which pages are frequented and how long certain features are utilized. We may use this information to fulfill, support, and analyze your purchases made on the Buy Local Central website as well as to comply with the requirements of law. This information may be available to our staff as well as to third parties involved in the completion of your transaction, delivery of your purchased items, or the support and analysis of your use of the website.
Our Use of Third-Party Advertising Companies
Disclosure of Exceptions
In order to safeguard our legal rights, it may be necessary to disclose your information. It may be necessary to disclose your information if that information possesses real or implied harmful conduct or if Buy Local Central feels in "good faith" that it is necessary to do so. Buy Local Central may feel it's necessary to disclose your information, for instance, to comply either with the requirements of law or with the government of court orders or legal processes serviced on the Buy Local Central web site. We may also disclose your information if we feel it is necessary to do so to safeguard the property rights of Buy Local Central, theÂ users ofÂ its web site, or the generalÂ public. This may include exchanging information with other organizations for fraud and credit risk protection. We reserve the option of selling the information you provide to us on the Buy Local Central website to a third party or to share such information with the company with which we merge, should Buy Local Central ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company.
Cookies and Why We May Use Them
How We Protect the Information We Collect
The web pages we use to collect certain types of user information are secure and certain collected data is preserved in encrypted form. So that we may protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the information we collect that is stored on our system, we adhere to "reasonable" technical and management procedures. No computer system is entirely secure, but we feel that the steps enacted by our web site to protect your information lessens the likelihood of security issues to a level sufficient to the type of data collected. Buy Local Central uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL is an encryption technology that functions with Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Firefox, Safari, as well as AOL's browser. This makes it possible for only Buy Local Central to read your personal information.
How Long We Keep Your Information
We may keep your information for as long as we feel is "reasonably necessary." However, we reserve the right to alter this practice. To a reasonable extent and within our control, requests by data management are administered in an orderly fashion. Our control of recently acquired data is greater than that of archived data. After data has been archived, we may be unable to accommodate certain requests. Our general data retention policy applies in such cases.
Your Consent to Our Privacy and Security Policy
By using the Buy Local Central web site, you are accepting our Privacy and Security Policy. The Privacy and Security Policy found on this page is complete and takes the place of any former versions of our Privacy and Security Policy. Our Terms and Conditions take precedence over any conflicting provision found in this policy. We reserve the right to alter our Privacy and Security Policy by posting newer versions of the same. It is your responsibility therefore to review our Privacy and Security Policy on a regular basis.
Do You Have Any Privacy and/or Security Questions?
If you have any privacy questions about the Buy Local Central, web site, feel free to contact us.