Appagare, Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the www.appagare.com web site and governs data collection and usage. By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Appagare, Inc. collects personally identifiable information, provided by you, when you place an order through our secure shopping cart. This data is only shared with the necessary parties involved in processing your order, including the credit card payment processor, or order processing agent.
The information you provide for order processing includes, but is not limited to, your name, e-mail address, billing and shipping address, telephone number, and credit card data if submitting a payment by credit card. Your credit card account data, expiration date, or CVV2 security code is not visible to any Appagare, Inc. or order processing agent personnel.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by web servers. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, access times and referring web site addresses.
This information is used by Appagare, Inc. only for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the web site.
Use of your Personal Information
Appagare, Inc. collects and uses your personal information only to operate the web site and deliver the products you have requested.
Appagare, Inc. will not sell, rent, or lease any customer lists to third parties.
Appagare, Inc. does not capture, use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.
Appagare, Inc. utilizes a shopping cart service that keeps track of the web pages our customers visit within the website in order to determine what products and services are the most popular.
Appagare, Inc. 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 Appagare, Inc. or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Appagare, Inc.; and,
(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Appagare, Inc., or the public.
The Appagare web site utilizes a shopping cart which uses "cookies" to track the shopping cart session. A cookie is a small, common text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web 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.
The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have an active shopping session. The cookies used by the web site do not contain any personal information and only contain a tracking number for retrieving your order.
The cookie is destroyed upon the completion of the shopping session, closing your browser, or after a pre-determined amount of time.
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, the shopping cart will not be able to process your order.
Security of your Personal Information
Your personal information is secured from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Appagare, Inc. uses the PCI Compliant ASecureCart shopping cart service that secures the personally identifiable information you provide during the order process. This information is captured on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Our shopping cart uses firewalls and other security technology, as well as implements the highest industry standard security practices, to prevent the order processing computers from being accessed by unauthorized persons.
When sensitive information (such as a credit card number) is captured or transmitted to payment processors, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Such sensitive information is encrypted, is only retained for the duration of the transaction, and is deleted when the order is completed.
The number of employees involved in the management of the data center that have physical access to these computers is limited, audited, and monitored.
The network that runs the ASecureCart system is dedicated and is PCI-DSS Compliant. Regularly scheduled scans of the servers are perform by an Approved Qualified Scanning Vendor and a compliance report is maintained in accordance with PCI-DSS standards.
Changes to this Statement
Appagare, Inc. may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed how Appagare, Inc. is protecting your information.
Appagare, Inc. welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Appagare, Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly investigate and remedy any issues.