PRIVACY POLICY

Shugart Connections (“us”, “we”, “our”, or the “Company”) operates https://shugartconnections.com (the “Website”) and is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users. Our Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website and Service.

For purposes of the Agreement, “Service” refers to the Company’s service which can be accessed via our website at https://shugartconnections.com in which you can purchase website design, website development or software development from Shugart Connections. The terms “us”, “we”, and “our” refer to Shugart Connections. “You” or “Your” refers to the Client, as a user of Service. By accepting our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

1. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

We provide services such as website design, website development or software development. In order to provide you with exceptional service, we collect your personal information such as your name, address, phone number and email address.

When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our services, new products and other updates.

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for the Company, such as the servers for our email communications who are provided access to user’s email address for purposes of sending emails from us and third-party payment gateways and other payment transaction processors in order to take payments, process your request or to provide you with exceptional service.

2. CONSENT

How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, or provide you with a service, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at info@shugartconnections.com.

3. DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

4. THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

5. LINKS

When you click on links within our website, they may direct you away from our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by us through https://shugartconnections.com and the Service. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our Website or via our Service. We encourage our users to read the Privacy Policy of the other websites before proceeding to use them.

6. SECURITY

The security of your Personal Information is important to us and to protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. However, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you provide us with your credit card information, we use a payment gateway to ensure that the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and that all data transmitted and stored will be encrypted. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, all payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

7. COOKIES

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

8. AGE OF CONSENT

By using this website, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this website.

9. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy was last modified on July 12, 2015.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

In the event that Shugart Connections or substantially all of its assets is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide you with our services.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at info@shugartconnections.com.