You may visit our Site anonymously, without revealing any information about yourself. Our servers may track and collect the domain names and IP addresses of visitors by the use of log files and this information may be used to measure how visitors use our Site. We use this information, which may include the number of visitors, the average time spent on the Site, the pages viewed, etc., to improve the content we offer. This information does not personally identify any site visitor and aggregate data may be shared with third parties to improve our Site and its contents. Log Files are not tied to personally identifiable information.
Personally Identifiable Information.
When you make a purchase from our site you can choose to open an account, which will allow you to store your billing and shipping information on our servers or you can check out without opening an account. If you choose to set up an account you will provide your name, email address, credit card information, address, and phone number and will select a password. After you set up your account, the next time you enter our Site you can log in by entering your email address and password and your billing and shipping information is automatically completed. We do not store your credit card number for your security. Whether you open an account or not, on checkout you can sign up to receive our newsletter to keep you informed about our latest offers, current promotions, specials and new additions to the SoCanPower.com site. See Choice/Opt-out below to learn how you may change your preferences. If you send us an email through the "Contact Us
" page, we use your email address to respond to your question. We do not save the address of emails we receive after we have responded. If you choose to shop without opening an account your information will be retained only as long as needed to process and fulfill your order, in most cases it is deleted after three months.
How we use your personally identifiable information.
We use the information you provide when shopping on our Site to process your orders, to keep you updated on your orders and to personalize your shopping experience. In order to most efficiently serve you, credit card transactions and order fulfillment are handled by reputable third-party banking and distribution institutions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize your credit card and to process your order. They are under contractual obligation to keep your personally identifiable information private and are not permitted to use or share your information for their own purposes including marketing. We use your email address to send you our newsletters if you ask to be placed on our list. We may share aggregated statistics not linked to any individual about buying patterns, sales and other shopping information with our marketing partners.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. At Battery Company, Inc. does store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.
Our secure servers protect sensitive data including your credit card information using SSL encryption and firewall technology to protect your personally identifiable information from being read as it travels to our ordering system. Information sent to us by email is not encrypted and is therefore not secure. While we take reasonable measures to prevent the loss or misuse of the information that you provide to us, including but not limited to, your Personally Identifiable Information, due to factors beyond our control, we do not guarantee that your Personally Identifiable Information or any other information collected by us will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers or other third parties or from other criminal activities.
Sharing Personally Identifiable Information.
We use other third parties to provide shipping and credit card processing services on our site. When you purchase a product(s) on our site, we will share your contact, shipping and credit card information as necessary for the third party to provide that service. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose including their own marketing purposes.
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We use local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences such as volume control or high game score, or display content based upon what you view on our site to personalize your visit. Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, use Flash cookies to collect and store information.
Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, Contact Us. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
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