Affy Tapple, L.L.C. (“Affy Tapple”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is committed to
protecting users’ (“you” or “your”) online privacy.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
For privacy related questions or requests, to register a complaint, or if you want more information, contact us at
email@example.com or by mail at:
6300 Gross Point Rd.
Niles, IL 60714
Affy Tapple server uses 256-bit encryption “one of the safest ways to order online” to securely transmit information
from your computer to our system.
You do not need to tell us who you are or offer any personal information in order to view our Website. We may track IP addresses
to analyze trends, administer the Website, track online usage and gather broad information.
ease of use on the Website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive that contains information about your
computer and Internet use. To enhance your experience, cookies may be used to track and target your interests. You can
always choose to not accept cookies. If you choose not to accept cookies, you may still browse our Website, however you
will be unable to order or have access to all our services.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google that helps websites and online services collect and analyze
information about how visitors use and interact with their sites and services, and based on information collected and
analyzed through Google Analytics websites and online services can measure the performance of and make improvements to
their sites and services. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions on the Website and
to collect information about how visitors use the Website. We use the information collected through Google Analytics
to help us understand the demographics, usage patterns and interests, trends, etc. about visitors to the Website. Google
Analytics collects and reports usage information anonymously without identifying any particular visitor individually.
Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to the Website is
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. Disabling cookies on your browser may be able to prevent Google
Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to the Website. Google also offers a browser add-on for users to install
to opt out.
We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way. This includes information that
can be used to identify you as an individual or to contact you directly (
“personal information”). If you place an order or request a catalog, we require you to provide certain
personal information on our online order form. This information is mainly used for billing purposes and to fill your
orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with you.
AffyTapple.com will not sell, share or rent your personal information to others in ways different from what is disclosed
service providers for credit card processing and other financial and billing services, as well as to third-party service
providers who have a need to access your information in order to provide services or support for the operation, maintenance
or security of the Website.
On occasion, we may share our customer mailing list with select companies that provide goods or services we think might interest
you. If you would like to be removed from the list, please e-mail us at . Please be sure to include the name and address
where we are currently sending our catalog and specifically what type of information you do not want to receive.
You may also receive occasional email communications regarding our Website, special offers or services, new products or newsletters.
If you would prefer not to receive these emails, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on how to unsubscribe is also provided with every marketing email. We
may send a catalog to you or to a recipient to whom you have sent a gift.
We reserve the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy and comply with any law, regulation or legal
request, to protect the integrity of the Website, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation
on a public-safety matter.
We do our best to keep your personal information accurate and up to date, to the extent that you provide us with the information
that we need to do that. If your personal information changes (like a new email address), then you’re responsible
for notifying us of those changes.
We will retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide you services. We may also retain and use your information
in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, prevent abuse, and enforce our agreements.
Individuals may request details regarding their own personal information from us by contacting us using the contact information
personal information about an individual from our servers at their request. There is no charge for an individual to access
or update his or her personal information.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS – YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (known as the “shine the light” law), California residents have a
right to request an information-sharing disclosure from a business to which they have provided personal information and
which has disclosed their personal information to a third party in the prior calendar year for that third party’s
direct marketing use (i.e., not for use in the business’s own marketing).
for that third party’s direct marketing use, unless we have your opt-in consent. To make a request for information-sharing
disclosure under this law, please email us at
email@example.com. Please note that, under this law, we are not required to respond to your request
more than once in a calendar year, nor are we required to respond to any requests that are not sent to the above-designated
Our Website includes links to third-party websites. If you access other websites from the links provided on our Website,
the operators of those websites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their
on those other websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. We
are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such sites.
SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
Our Website includes social media features, like a Facebook button for accessing the Affy Tapple Facebook page. These features
may collect information about your IP address and which page you’re visiting on our Website, and they may set a
cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party
or hosted directly on our Website. We also maintain presences on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Any
information, communications, or materials you submit to us via a social media platform is done at your own risk without
any expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms
themselves. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies
that provide them.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this Website, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state of residence, or that you are
the age of majority in your state of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents
to use this Website.
NO COLLECTION OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
This Website is a general audience website and is not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect
any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We reserve the right to delete any information
ONLINE TRACKING / DO NOT TRACK
We do not track our visitors across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore we do not respond
to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. However, some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve
you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, your internet browser
may allow you to set the DNT signal on your browser so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not
want to be tracked.
WE OPERATE IN THE UNITED STATES
Our servers and offices, and our third-party providers advise us that their servers and offices, are located in the United
States, so your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States. By using the Website, you
understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in
the United States and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this policy.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused,
accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Unfortunately, no security system is impenetrable and no data transmission
over the Internet can be 100% secure. You understand that electronic communications may be accessed by unauthorized parties
when, among other things, communicated across the Internet, network communications facilities, or other electronic means.
You agree that we are not responsible for any electronic communication and/or any of your data which may be lost, altered,
intercepted or stored without authorization during the transmission of any data whatsoever across networks not owned
and/or operated by us. We do not guarantee that your information will not be misused or disclosed to third parties. We
will not have any liability to you for any such misuse or disclosure.