We at Hops and Grapes are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy as a visitor to http://www.hopsandgrapesonline.com. The matter of our customer's privacy is very serious to us and we value our customer's trust each time they choose to access our Web site. This Privacy Statement is an overview of the policies and activities we have in place on our site to safeguard the information that is gathered from our customers by our Web site when it is used.
Collection of Information
Even if a visitor does nothing but browse through our site, our system automatically collects and stores certain pieces of information regarding the visit. This action makes no attempt to identify the visitor personally and is used as an attempt to improve functionality of the site and for data collection purposes.
Our Web server automatically collects and records the following information:
Usage of Information
The information we gather automatically and with your permission during your visit to our Web site is used in the following ways:
Notwithstanding anything in this agreement to the contrary, you understand and agree that Hops and Grapes may access, preserve and disclose any submitted information or otherwise use information we have received about you: (1) in response to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or when otherwise required by law, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend any legal claims; (2) to protect the rights and property of Hops and Grapes or other entity; (3) if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding unauthorized distribution of a third party's intellectual property, illegal activities, fraud or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person; (4) to any of our related companies or companies under common control with Hops and Grapes; and (5) if Hops and Grapes is acquired by or merged with another entity. We may also use information we have received about you to resolve disputes or to investigate problems. We may disclose or access information whenever we believe in good faith that the law so requires or if we consider it necessary to do so to maintain service and improve our website, products and services. Specifically, we may use information such as your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to manage the Hops and Grapes website or to enhance the Hops and Grapes website based on the usage pattern data we receive.
Sharing of Information
Any information that can personally identify a visitor to this site is not shared with any organization for any purpose.
Additional Use of Personal Information
You may receive e-mail messages from us about special promotions, upcoming events and other relevant information that we believe you may find useful. If you do not wish to receive such email messages, please let us know by any of the following means:
You may receive periodic postal mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by the following means:
Many Web sites use "cookies" to provide useful features to their visitors by providing customizable and personalized services.
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies, or to ask you if you would like to accept or decline a cookie from a particular site before it is set. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the Help section. You should know, however, that if you reject a cookie, certain functions and conveniences of a site may not work properly.
Registration and Accessing Certain Features
Some Web sites require you to provide some personal information through a registration process in order to take advantage of certain Web site features and to access content areas. For example, a registration form might request your name, telephone number and e-mail address.
Access to some of the features on this Web site requires registration,and the disclosure of some personal information, which may include:
Our site does not feature information and services of interest to children or anyone under the age of 18.
Interactive Services and Tools
Interactive services tools and other technology-based features provide Web site users with a richer and more valuable experience. The tools can provide you with information that is customized according to your personal needs.
This site does not use interactive tools that ask you for identifying personal information.
Security of Communications
We recognize that many people are concerned about the privacy and protection of information as it is transmitted over the Internet. You should keep in mind that the possibility exists for unauthorized individuals to intercept any email message you send over the Internet. In some cases, information can be encrypted (scrambled or encoded) to make it very difficult to read if it is intercepted during communication. Certain technology and practices allow Web sites to provide an increased level of security for your personal information when appropriate.
We use the following practices on our Web site to enhance the level of security for communication and the transmission of personal information:
E-Commerce and Online Shopping
Links to Other Sites
This site includes links to non-affiliated external Web sites. We have the following practices:
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we have the following practices:
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