North State Signs, Inc. Privacy Statement
North State Signs, Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy while providing quality services that give you an enjoyable and safe online experience. This Privacy Statement (this “Statement”) applies to the North State Signs, Inc. website at http://www.Northstatesigns.com and governs the data collection and usage by North State Signs, Inc. in connection with this website. By using the North State Signs, Inc. website, you consent to the data practices described in this Statement.
Collection of Information about You
North State Signs, Inc. collects personally identifiable information on its website when you register, save a design, or order, such as your e-mail address, physical address, name, and phone number, and credit card information. North State Signs, Inc. also may collect non-personally identifiable information, such as general geographic information, about you.
North State Signs, Inc. also may collect information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by North State Signs, Inc. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses, templates made, path through the site, operating system information, and other similar information. This information is used by North State Signs, Inc. for the operation of its services, to maintain quality of service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the North State Signs, Inc. web site.
North State Signs, Inc. encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to visit from links that may be posted on the North State Signs, Inc. website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. North State Signs, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the North State Signs, Inc. website.
Use of Information about You:
North State Signs, Inc. collects and uses information about you, including personally identifiable information, and your use of the North State Signs, Inc. website to operate the North State Signs, Inc. website[ and affiliated websites] and deliver the services you have requested. North State Signs, Inc. also uses personally identifiable information from time to time to inform you of other products or services available from North State Signs, Inc. and its affiliates. North State Signs, Inc. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Note that at any time you may opt out of being contacted by North State Signs, Inc. for any research or product updates, through clear links at the bottom of every email.
North State Signs, Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. North State Signs, Inc. may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, personally identifiable information about you (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, North State Signs, Inc. may share data, including personally identifiable information, with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. North State Signs, Inc. generally requires these third parties to maintain the confidentiality of your information and to not use your personally identifiable information except to provide services to North State Signs, Inc.
North State Signs, Inc. will not use or disclose sensitive personally identifiable information about you, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
North State Signs, Inc. keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within and from the North State Signs, Inc. website in order to determine what North State Signs, Inc. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising from North State Signs, Inc. to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
North State Signs, Inc. does not collect personally identifiable information from you to track you over time and across third party websites. As a result, North State Signs, Inc. does not specifically respond to web browser Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals.
North State Signs, Inc. uses Google Analytics to collect and process certain analytics data; Google provides some additional privacy options described at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
North State Signs, Inc. will disclose personally identifiable information about you without notice to you only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on North State Signs, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of North State Signs, Inc.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of North State Signs, Inc. or the public.
The North State Signs, Inc. website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a website server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the website server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with the North State Signs, Inc. website or services, a cookie helps North State Signs, Inc. recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personally identifiable information, such as your billing addresses, shipping addresses, and other similar information. When you return to the same North State Signs, Inc. web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the North State Signs, Inc. features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the North State Signs, Inc. services or Web sites you visit.
North State Signs, Inc. aims to provide reasonable security from unauthorized access, use or disclosure for the personally identifiable information we store. North State Signs, Inc. aims to secure the personally identifiable information you provide using computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, reasonably protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When certain sensitive personally identifiable information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, such as payment information in connection with transactions through the North State Signs, Inc. website, we use encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, in an effort to protect that information.
North State Signs, Inc. will not record, store, or save your credit card number without providing notice to you and receiving your express consent.
Changes to this Statement
North State Signs, Inc. will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. North State Signs, Inc. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how North State Signs, Inc. is protecting your information. If North State Signs, Inc. modifies this Statement, we will make it available through this website, and indicate the date of the latest revision. In the event that the modifications materially alter your rights or obligations hereunder, North State Signs, Inc. will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change. For example, North State Signs, Inc. may send a message to your email address, if we have one on file, or generate a pop-up or similar notification when you access the website for the first time after such material changes are made. Your continued use of the North State Signs, Inc. website after the revised Statement has become effective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the current version of this Statement.
North State Signs, Inc. welcomes your comments regarding this Statement. If you believe that North State Signs, Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please use the inquiry form to contact us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.