Privacy Policy

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for choosing Guitarstringshop.com. We are committed to protecting your privacy online. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and protect the information that you provide to us. We respect your privacy and intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information.

 

SECTION 1 – INFORMATION WE COLLECT

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: With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

 

SECTION 2 – 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 are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

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: support@guitarstringshop.com or mailing us at: Guitar String Shop P.O. Box 2296, Missoula, MT 59806, 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.

 

SECTION 4 – PAYMENT AND CREDIT CARD INFORMATION

All purchase transactions are processed through an outside gateway and merchant account provider. All credit card information is processed directly with the gateway/merchant account provider and does not pass through, nor is credit card information stored by Guitar String Shop.

 

SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

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.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

 

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 a your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and sent directly to an outside processing company, where it is securely stored. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, this method of processing achieves PCI DSS v3.0 SAQ-A compliant and follows generally accepted industry standards.

 

SECTION 7 – COOKIES

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. We may also use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic to better improve the site experience for our users. We may use a third party service to track this information and for us.

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. This is done through your web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc.) settings. If you disable cookies, some features of this website may be affected, but you will still be able to place your order.

 

SECTION 8 – 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 9 – 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.

 

SECTION 10 – QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at support@guitarstringshop.com or by mail at Guitar String Shop P.O. Box 2296, Missoula, MT 59806, United States.

 

Adopted: June 1, 2016

Update Date: None