Effective September 1, 2013
Zippy Shell Incorporated, (“Zippy Shell”, “We” or “Us” operates the website at http://www.zippyshell.com (the “Site”). We respect the privacy of each user of the Site (referred to as “you”), whether you are just beginning your Zippy Shell® experience or have previously visited our Site. This Privacy Statement gives you specific information about how we protect your privacy, how we treat your Personal Information and how we use aggregated information. BY REGISTERING FOR OR USING THIS SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT, YOU CAN NOT AND SHOULD NOT USE THIS SITE We reserve the right to modify this statement at any time by posting a notice on the Site’s home page. Your use of the Site after the date of the last modification listed at the beginning of the Privacy Statement indicates to Us that you agree to the changes.
Zippy Shell Incorporated
3050 K Street NW, Suite 170
Washington D.C. 20007
Personal Information is information collected online that identifies the person to whom such information pertains, including without limitation, the name, address, telephone numbers and email addresses. At our website, customers may voluntarily submit Personal Information to Zippy Shell Incorporated. We collect Personal Information on this Site in order to enhance the services we offer you. We collect Personal Information from you only when you voluntarily submit it in order to perform certain services or obtain certain information. Credit card information may also be submitted when placing an order using the website. By voluntarily submitting this Personal Information via our website, you are consenting for Zippy Shell Incorporated to collect and store this information.
Certain Non-Identifiable information (“Non-Identifiable Information”) is collected by our website that is not related to any individual user. This information is analyzed and used by Zippy Shell Incorporated to improve our website and provide better service to all of our online users. Examples of Non-Identifiable information include IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser types, the name of the user’s internet service provider, pages viewed, duration of your visit and characteristics of your computer.
Our website utilizes cookies to remember an individual user. Since a web server has no memory, the Zippy Shell Incorporated web site the user is visiting transfers a “cookie” (file) from the browser onto your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember the user and their preferences. This exchange allows the web server to use this information to present the user with customized Web pages.
A cookie is the word given to describe a type of communication that is given to a web browser by a web server. The main purpose of a cookie is to identify the user and possibly prepare customized web pages for the user.
Location of Servers and Transfer of Information to the United States
The Site is hosted by servers in the United States, and as such, the Site is governed by the law of the United States. If you are located outside the United States, your Personal Information will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your Personal Information, you will consent to its transfer to the United States and to its storage, processing, and use there in accordance with this Privacy Statement and United States Law.
Underage Visitors (Minors)
This site is not directed to children or minors under the age of eighteen (18). Zippy Shell Incorporated does not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from minors. We request that minors not submit any Personal Information on our website without parental consent. Zippy Shell Incorporated cannot actively prevent minors from submitting personal information. However, if we are notified that we have Information Personal Information from a minor without parental consent, Zippy Shell Incorporated will destroy any such information.
Release of Personal Information
Your Personal Information will be used by Zippy Shell Incorporated for the purpose of providing the services you requested. Your Personal Information may also be used to respond to an inquiry and/or notify you of the status of your order. Zippy Shell Incorporated may also use your Personal Information to send marketing information to you. If at any time you do not wish to be contacted by Zippy Shell Incorporated for marketing reasons, you may opt-out by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zippy Shell Incorporated does not sell, rent, lease or otherwise disclose our customers’ Personal Information to outside organizations except where required by law or to facilitate a transaction that has been requested.
Zippy Shell Incorporated may contract with third-parties in order to fulfill the services requested by you. Some of your Personal Information may be released by Zippy Shell Incorporated to these third parties for purposes of providing the requested service. All third parties may only use this Personal Information to provide the services requested by you or Zippy Shell Incorporated. Your Personal Information may not be used for any other purpose by a third party contracted by Zippy Shell Incorporated.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You may request a summary of the Personal Information collected and stored by Zippy Shell Incorporated about you. To request this information, please write to:
Zippy Shell Incorporated
3050 K Street NW, Suite 170
Washington D.C. 20007
In order to service your request, please include your name, address, telephone number and email address.
Zippy Shell Incorporated has put in place a number of safeguards to protect your personal information. Whenever you submit Personal Information using our website, Zippy Shell Incorporated utilizes industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) encryption to protect your information as it is transmitted to our servers.
Once your information is stored on our servers, Zippy Shell Incorporated maintains a number of safeguards to protect your information. A combination of physical security (restricted access), network security (firewall) and electronic security (encryption) are used to ensure that your Personal Information remains secure. We routinely update our security protocols in response to changes in technology.
California Privacy Rights
Under California Law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship (1) a list of categories of personal information, such as name, address, e-mail address, and the type of services provided to the customer, that a business has disclosed to third parties, including affiliates that are separate legal entities, during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes and (2) the names and addresses of all such third parties.
To request the above information, please contact us by writing to customer service at 3050 K Street NW, Suite 170, Washington D.C. 20007 or by sending an email to email@example.com
We will respond to such requests within 30 days of receipt. Please note that we are only required to respond to each customer once per calendar year.
Comments and Questions
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please communicate with us by using the “Contact Us” feature, or by mail at Zippy Shell Incorporated, Attn: Pat Cardwell
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