Privacy & Security
Types of Information
- We receive two types of information from Customers who visit our website:
- Data that Customers provide through communication on our website; and
- Data Buff, Inc. gathers through aggregated tracking procedures, such as tallying the number of page views throughout our website over a given period of time. This Information enables us to tailor our website content to better meet the needs of our Customers. However, we assure you that Buff, Inc. will not disclose your personal Information to third parties without first obtaining your consent.
How Does Buff, Inc. Collect Information?
Information may be collected if you communicate with us through our website. Generally, this occurs when you purchase a product, sign up for our newsletter/giveaways/sweepstakes or request information or a service from us.
- Use of IP Addresses: An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Internet. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address.
By showing how and when Customers use our website, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to our website are based on data collected using cookies, such as the total number of visitors and pages viewed in a given period of time. This kind of information is most easily tracked using cookies.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your Web browser to either refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent, with a concurrent option to accept or receive the cookie. However, note that some of the services offered on our website will not function properly or may be considerably slower if you refuse to receive cookies. For example, without cookies, you will not be able to set personalized preferences. You might also encounter difficulties participating in online transactions offered on our website from time to time.
Uses of Personal Information About You
Financial information that is collected is used to bill you for products that you request. Contact information from the order form is used to send orders and information about our company to you. You may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see “How to remove your name from our mailing, sharing or email list” below.
If you register for email or if you provide your email address to us, we will send you emails. These emails will inform you of our launch of new products, of special sales, of promotional offers from our partners, of corporate social responsibility issues we think are important, and of potential employment opportunities with Buff, Inc. that you may find of interest. If you currently receive our emails and do not wish to continue receiving them, please see the “How to remove your name from our mailing, sharing or email list” section below.
We use your shipping address to ship your products to you. We use your billing address, if different than your shipping address, to verify your billing information. We never share our customer names or addresses, e-mail addresses or other personally identifiable information, other than to the extent described in the “With Whom Does Buff, Inc. Share Your Information?” section below.
How to Remove your Name from Our Email List
You may choose to receive or decline communications from us at the point where we request information about you. You also may use the following options for removing your information from our database so as not to receive future communications, or to no longer receive our service, or to not share your name and address with other companies.
- You may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- In commercial emails that we send you, you may use the “opt out” or “unsubscribe” option included in the email itself.
How to Correct Your Information on Our Mailing, Sharing or Email List
You may send an email to email@example.com to change or modify your information.
Protection of Personal Information
We want you to feel confident about using and making purchases through Buff, Inc.’s website, and we are committed to protecting the personal information we collect. While we cannot guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures to help protect the personal information that you provide to us.
We do not sell merchandise for purchase by children via Buff, Inc.’s website. If you are under 18, you may use the Buff, Inc. services only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.
With Whom Does Buff, Inc. Share Your Information?
Buff, Inc. guarantees that your information will not be shared, sold or otherwise provided to third parties except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under other specified circumstances. For example, Buff, Inc. may disclose account Information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this Information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating Buff, Inc.’s Terms of Conditions and Use or may be causing (either intentionally or unintentionally) injury to or interference with Buff, Inc.’s rights or property, other Buff, Inc. Customers, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Buff, Inc. may disclose or access account Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.
What happens when you link to a third party site?
You should be aware that when you are on our website you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There may, from time to time, be links to other sites from Buff, Inc.’s and/or its affiliates' WebPages that take you outside our service areas. These other sites may send their own cookies to Customers, or otherwise collect data or solicit Information.
Please keep in mind that whenever you give out Information online (for example, via message boards or chat lines), that Information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While Buff, Inc. and its affiliates strive to protect their Customers' Information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any Information you disclose online and so you disclose such Information at your own risk.
Your Acceptance of This Policy