HOLSTEE PRIVACY POLICY

(Updated on March 19th, 2012)

INFORMATION COLLECTION & USE

ORDERS

If you purchase a product from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).

We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

We do not store your credit card information as part of the checkout process. There is also the option to receive our Email Newsletter updates. If you choose to receive these you should expect a periodic HTML newsletter content to arrive at the email address you provided with your purchase.

HOLSTEE Inc is the sole owner of the information collected on HOLSTEE.com.

SURVEYS OR CONTESTS

HOLSTEE may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code).

We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes and to send participants our HTML email newsletter.

USES OF INFORMATION

We use the information we collect from you for billing purposes and to fill your orders. We do not store your credit card information unless you ask us to do so. If you have signed up to receive our Email Newsletter updates we may use your purchase history to personalize special offers and promotions. These offers and promotions will be delivered to you in the form of an email newsletter.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SITE

SPECIAL OFFERS & UPDATES

We will occasionally send information on products, special deals & promotions. You can sign up for these emails from us any time on any page in the site. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications at http://www.holstee.com/unsubscribe. If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we may send you a welcoming email to verify your purchase or newsletter subsciption. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.

SUPPLEMENTATION OF INFORMATION

In order to process your Credit Card orders we use Shopify and Paypal, third party service, to validate & verify your account information. All billing and account info is transmitted via https which is a secure encrypted protocol system.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our web site.

LOG FILES

As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.

We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

This web site may periodically contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by HOLSTEE.com. Please be aware that we, HOLSTEE.com, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this web site.

ACCESS TO PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing our Customer Support at friends@holstee.com or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

SECURITY

The security of your personal information is very important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at friends@holsee.com

BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

In the event HOLSTEE.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email [prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days] of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

CHANGES IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

Phone:  1-917-426-0561

Email: help@holstee.com

Mailing Address:
Holstee Inc.
151 1st Ave #95
New York, NY 10003