Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. At Billy’s Candies, we value our visitors’ privacy. Furthermore, to better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our on-line information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
Information Actively Provided by Our VisitorsVisitors are not required to register or provide any information before entering our website. As such, Billy’s Candies collects no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide this information to us, including but not limited to when you sign up for an account, when you make a public comment, and when you make a purchase on the Billy’s Candies website.
Technical information collected and stored automatically: The Billy’s Candies website automatically records website usage information that Billy’s Candies analyzes statistically to track operational problems, to prevent fraud and to improve the design, content, effectiveness, security and integrity of the site. To perform this technical monitoring of visitor traffic to the Billy’s Candies website, Billy’s Candies may utilize the Google Analytics software package (www.google.com/analytics). The technical information that is automatically collected does not identify you personally and we do not use this information to track or record information about individuals. For example, the following representative but non-exclusive list of the types of non-personally identifiable technical information we may collect and store for each web page you visit includes:
Your web request (search term or web address you came from prior to visiting Billy’s Candies), Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies or web beacons that may uniquely identify your browse.
In addition, we may transfer personally identifiable information about you if we, or one of our business units, are acquired by, sold to, or merged with another entity.
Our agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this privacy statement by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for us.
It is our policy not to sell, rent or otherwise provide Billy’s Candies website visitor information to outside companies or other entities so that they can market their products or services to our on-line visitors.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this privacy statement.
Aggregate InformationAggregate information about which pages visitors access or visit is only used for internal review as we continue to improve our website.Non-personally identifiable aggregate information is shared with third parties. If you prefer not to allow us to collect this information, you can do so by turning off the cookies in your browser, although some areas of our website may not function properly if you do. We do not rent, sell, or share e-mail addresses or other personally identifiable contact information with any other company or organization.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us on-line in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
CommunicationsWe may use your Personal Information to contact you with marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the instructions provided in any email we send.
Our Commitment to Data SecurityTo prevent unauthorized access, Billy’s Candies uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Billy’s Candies and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, Billy’s Candies makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee. Despite our efforts, Visitor Submissions may be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by a breach of our safeguards.
Privacy Protection for Children
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), Billy’s Candies does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. The Billy’s Candies web pages are not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under the age of 13.
It is possible that by deception or fraud, we may receive information pertaining to children under the age of 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by contacting us at the address and/or phone number provided at the end of this policy.
Our website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us or whose practices and privacy policies may be different than ours. Visitors should review the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties, and we assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.