PRIVACY STATEMENT

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SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates or if you opted an occasional newsletter or product announcement.


SECTION 2 - CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

We will typically not ask you for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, and should the need arise we  we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.


How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at customerservice@usstove.com or mailing us at: US Stove Company 227 Industrial Park Blvd, South Pittsburg, TN, 37380, United States


SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service. We do not share you personal data with unauthorized 3rd parties without your consent.


SECTION 4 - SECURITY

Our store is hosted on a secure network, utilizing the latest technologies in security, encryption to protect all data that you willingly provide to us. Our data storage, databases and all customer related information throughout our systems are also hosted on a secure server behind a firewall.


Payment:

Any credit card or banking information that you provide is also  encrypted through the Payment Card processor utilizing the latest in Data Security, Fraud Detection, and other preventive and verification methods. This data utilizes a random ID created at the time of purchase, and once it goes through the verification process, all credit card information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement here.


SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES


In general, we only share your data with your express consent, and utilized only for processing transactions which you initiate. We may use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us to complete your transactions.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

SECTION 6 - SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards and procedures to ensure you are protected.


COOKIES

This site uses cookies to the extent of enhancing your navigation, storing your language and currency preferences, and for analytical and web site performance purposes. We do not utilize cookies for any personally identifiable information. Our cookies are sessions _id tokens, preference settings, and analytical only.

SECTION 7 - AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.


SECTION 8 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you. If we acquired a brand or another company, your information may have been transferred to us through that process.