We collect no information about you, other than information automatically collected and stored (see below), when you visit our web site unless you place an order at which time you will have to provide that information to us for shipping and billing purposes.
Information Automatically Collected and Stored:
When you browse through any web site, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:
- the name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are using an American Online account, or stanford.edu, if you are connecting from Stanford University's domain);
- the date and time of your visit;
- the pages you visited; and
- the address of the web site you came from when you came to visit.
We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.
Personally Provided Information:
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web sites.
If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, order form, special request, etc., we will maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question, to fulfill an order or recieve updated email communications regarding our site if you so desire, or any other stated purpose of the communication. Any information collected will NOT be shared with any 3rd parties unless required by law.
However, all email communications with regard to Special Requests or addressed to the Webmaster are maintained for historical purposes. These communications are archived on a monthly basis.
Hat n Patch web site (Part of the Hat n Patch Network) does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or statute.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.