Privacy Policy

This policy was last modified on October 2, 2012

This privacy notice applies to the website www.homebrewersformulary.com. Your use of this website constitutes your consent to our web site privacy policy without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept all the terms and conditions of this policy, you must immediately discontinue use of this website.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date above. Any changes will take place immediately after an update to this policy. Please check back frequently to stay informed of any changes which might affect you or your use of this site.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you perform certain activities on or site, including registering as a returning user, filling out forms, uploading images and text or placing orders.

When ordering, registering on, or uploading photos or other material to our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We may allow additional third-party advertising companies and networks to serve cookies on the website and to serve ads to you when you visit the website. These companies and networks may use the log file information and/or information collected by cookies, Web beacons and similar technologies to provide advertisements about goods and services that they believe may be of interest to you. To see options for opting out and preventing certain third parties from collecting and using this information, you may visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

1. Personalized Experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

2. Website Improvement
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

3. Processing Transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

4. Administering contests, promotions, surveys or other site features

What about other site users?

Certain information may be displayed to other users when you upload pictures or send messages through the Websites and other users can contact you through messages and comments. Any pictures that you submit to the website may be redistributed through the internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public. Any photos or information which you consider private, and which should not for any reason be distributed publicly, should not be uploaded.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to?keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Additional Disclosure Policies

We may share the information we collect from you to third parties in the following circumstances:

1. Compliance with Laws. We may disclose information we collect (including personally identifiable Information) when we believe it is required to comply with the law, such as in response to a subpoena or court order. We may provide you with advance notice at our discretion; however, nothing in this policy entitles you to such notice.

2. Safety and Protecting Our Interests. We may disclose information we collect in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons, or in the course of collecting amounts owed to us.

3. Business Transfers. We may use your information in the context of a merger, acquisition, business reorganization, debt financing or sale of company assets, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership. In these transactions, the information which we collect may be freely transferred to third parties as one of our business assets (i.e., we do not have any obligation to notify you of any such transfer).

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.homebrewersformulary.com/terms

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at policy@homebrewersformulary.com.