business name is The Deck Barn, Inc.. We are the owner of our web site, www.TheDeckBarn.com. All information
The Deck Barn takes User privacy seriously and takes reasonable efforts to
in order to share with you our information collection and use practices. Please
read these Policies carefully before sharing any personally identifiable
information described below.
B. These Policies
apply solely to the web site located at www.TheDeckBarn.com
(“web site”). Since this is a growing web site and because Internet
technologies are constantly evolving, these Policies are subject to
change at any time and any changes will be posted on this page.
C. These Policies
work hand-in-hand with the Terms and Conditions of Use, found elsewhere
on The Deck Barn web site.
following words used in these Policies shall have the following
1. "Personal Information"
shall mean all data and/or information provided by and about User.
2. "The Deck Barn web site"
shall mean all web sites on which The Deck Barn provides products,
information and/or services (“Services”).
3. "The Deck Barn User" shall
mean all registered Users and/or Customers of The Deck Barn.
4. "The Deck Barn Products,
Information and Services" shall mean all products, information and/or services
provided by The Deck Barn or its 3rd-party suppliers and
Information" shall mean the Personal Information Users are required
to give to The Deck Barn in the registration process, in order to access
our web site services.
III. What Personally Identifiable
Information Does The Deck Barn Collect and How Is It Used?
In order to use the Services provided by The Deck Barn web site, you will be
asked for certain personally identifiable information such as name, email
address, shipping and billing address, credit card and other information. For
example, when you create an Account, the information you provide may be
used by us to communicate with you.
The Deck Barn will not collect personally identifiable information from Users
while you use the web site, unless you voluntarily provide it to us or
authorize us to collect such information. For example, if you purchase products
or services, you will be required to provide information to complete the
The Deck Barn may use or disclose User’s personally identifiable information to:
operate and manage the web site;
provide products/information/services that have been requested; or
respond to inquires or requests.
D. In order
to provide the best services to Users, The Deck Barn may disclose User name on
certain pages at www.TheDeckBarn.com
. We may also disclose personally identifiable information in the establishment
or exercise of legal rights or defenses against legal claims, to comply with
applicable laws or regulations, to comply with a valid legal process such as a
search warrant, subpoena or court order or to investigate suspected fraud or a
any third party not affiliated with The Deck Barn, without consent, except in
connection with the sale or merger of The Deck Barn or the division responsible
for such services provided.
E. The Deck
Barn may also use such information for marketing their products and services to
you ONLY IF you have ‘opted in’ to receive such marketing
information from us.
The Deck Barn may, from time to time, send or post surveys or requests for User
feedback in order to help us make our web site and services better. Any
responses we receive from Users will be used only to evaluate our web site and
services and no personally identifiable information from respondents will be
shared with any non-employees of The Deck Barn.
The Deck Barn may, from time to time, send notices about special offers,
promotions or contests. If you sign up to participant in any of these, we will
collect your email address. If you are chosen for a promotion or as a winner in
a contest, you give The Deck Barn permission to use your name, image and other
information about you, for marketing purposes.
IV. What Non-Personally Identifiable
Information Do We Collect and How Is It Used?
A. The Deck
Barn does collect and track certain non-personally identifiable information,
including, but not limited to, IP numbers and browser type, access times,
domain names, usage habits and other information which does not specifically
identify any individual.
B. The Deck Barn may use and disclose non-personally identifiable information
for any number of reasons, including but not limited to, working with business
partners and improving our web site and services.
V. Does The Deck Barn Have A
The Deck Barn regularly sends out newsletters or weekly sales emails
(collectively hereinafter referred to as the "Newsletter(s)") to all
The Deck Barn Users (that ‘opt-in’). In these Newsletters, we may inform you
about new features from The Deck Barn and about the upcoming week’s specials,
You may choose to unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time by sending an
email to the link provided at the end of each Newsletter.
VI. Does The Deck
Cookies are small text files that a web site can write to your computer.
Web beacons are often-transparent graphic images, usually no larger than
a 1x1 pixel that are placed on a web page or in an email, used to monitor the
behavior of the user visiting the web site or receiving the email. The Deck
you to log in once to our web site and search without having to log in again.
Cookies are also used by our advertisers and 3rd-party
partners to identify you as a User of The Deck Barn web site.
information such as credit card numbers, telephone numbers, or other
information you provide. To maintain your privacy, you can disable your
browser's ability to accept Cookies.
Beacons on the The Deck Barn web site or an external web site. We have no
access to or control over these Cookies and Web Beacons, hence,
we will not be responsible for their use or misuse by them.
E. This Policy
Is My Information Private With The Deck Barn’s Merchants and Advertisers?
A. The The Deck Barn web site may contain links to various other 3rd-party
web sites and the external web sites of our advertisers and/or 3rd-party
from that of The Deck Barn. The privacy practices of other web sites linked to us
review the Privacy Policies of advertisers and/or 3rd-party
B. The only information that may be shared between The Deck Barn and one of
our advertiser or 3rd-party partner web sites is that which pertains
to information used in the furtherance of tracking an order and providing User
with correct information regarding same.
Order information, including order numbers and amounts, may be available to The
Deck Barn, advertisers and 3rd-party partners for accurate tracking
purposes. User information will not be released by The Deck Barn unless it is
requested by User.
What About Data Security?
A. To ensure the security of your data, including address information and
credit card numbers, The Deck Barn always uses industry-standard encryption
technologies (Secure Socket Layer – SSL) when transferring and receiving
User data on our web site.
The Deck Barn has instituted appropriate security measures that protect against
the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from Users,
however, even the most secure web sites cannot guarantee, with 100% certainty,
that User information will be protected from hackers and other criminal
elements, and The Deck Barn assumes no liability for any User information that
might be stolen.
The Deck Barn requires that our advertisers and 3rd-party partners
ensure the security of the data that Users provide to them, however, in the
event of a breach of their security measures, User agrees that The Deck Barn
will not be liable for any loss or damage to User.
The Deck Barn limits access to personal information about Users to employees
for whom we reasonably believe it is necessary, in order to provide products or
E. The Deck
Barn has physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with
international regulations to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of
information that we have collected from you at our web site. We encrypt all
sensitive personal information using Secure Socket Layer technology
May I See the Information You Collect About Me?
Yes! You may request to review the information we have collected about
you by sending an email to Customer Support at Support@TheDeckBarn.com . We will
respond within 24 hours.
X. Can I Opt-out?
A. The Deck Barn gives you the option to remove your
personally identifiable information from our list of active Users.
You may also choose to opt-out of certain communications from The Deck Barn,
such as our Newsletter.
All requests for unsubscribing or opting-out should be made by sending an email
to Customer Support at Support@TheDeckBarn.com
. We will respond within 24 hours.
The Deck Barn is not responsible for removing your personally identifiable
information from the lists of any advertiser or 3rd-party partner who
has previously been provided your information in accordance with this Policy.
XI. Where Is The Web
The The Deck
Barn web site is maintained from within the United States. If you are located
outside of the United States, by using our web site, you authorize the export
of personally identifiable information to the United States and its storage and
use as specified in these Policies.
A. The Deck
Barn reserves the right to amend these Policies at any time, in the
event that this becomes necessary after their initial release, or in the event
that it becomes necessary with respect to additional or amended services
provided by The Deck Barn.
B. The Deck
Barn will not personally notify you of any amendments to these Policies.
Users are urged to check these Policies frequently in order to
determine whether any changes have been made. Users understand and agree that
continued use of the The Deck Barn web site assumes that they have read and
accepted these Policies, as may be amended from time to time.
Where Can I Access These Policies
are accessible from the Home Page of the The Deck Barn web site, under the link
titles used in these Policies are purely for convenience and carry with
them no legal or contractual effect.
What is the Effective
Date of These Policies?
This Policy was last updated on July 6, 2009.