Saturday, April 19, 2014

Privacy Statement

Pine State Trading Co is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Pine State Trading Co Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Pine State Trading Co website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Pine State Trading Co collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Pine State Trading Co also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Pine State Trading Co. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Pine State Trading Co for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Pine State Trading Co Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Pine State Trading Co public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Pine State Trading Co does not read any of your private online communications.

Pine State Trading Co encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Pine State Trading Co so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Pine State Trading Co is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Pine State Trading Co and Pine State Trading Co family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Pine State Trading Co collects and uses your personal information to operate the Pine State Trading Co Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Pine State Trading Co also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Pine State Trading Co and its affiliates. Pine State Trading Co may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Pine State Trading Co does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Pine State Trading Co may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Pine State Trading Co may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Pine State Trading Co, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Pine State Trading Co does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Pine State Trading Co keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Pine State Trading Co, in order to determine what Pine State Trading Co services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Pine State Trading Co to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Pine State Trading Co Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Pine State Trading Co or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Pine State Trading Co; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Pine State Trading Co, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Pine State Trading Co Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Pine State Trading Co pages, or register with Pine State Trading Co site or services, a cookie helps Pine State Trading Co to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Pine State Trading Co Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Pine State Trading Co features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Pine State Trading Co services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Pine State Trading Co secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Pine State Trading Co secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Pine State Trading Co will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Pine State Trading Co encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Pine State Trading Co is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Pine State Trading Co welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Pine State Trading Co has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Pine State Trading Co at cleavitt@pinestatetrading.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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