Privacy and cookie practices for American Shutters.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE STORE?
When you contact us (via the online web form, via email or by phone) we electronically store the Personal Data that you provide such as name, postal address, telephone number and email address.

HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA USED?
We use your information to allow us to reply to your enquiry or order either by email or telephone.
STORAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Your personal data is stored within our secure database to allow us to respond to your enquiries and orders effectively. Our servers and our databases are protected by industry standard security and are password protected.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We do not disclose, distribute, sell or share your personal data with any unrelated third parties except when we transfer the data to a third party who is acting on our behalf. As an example a third party may have access to your personal data so they can host our email system or another similar service.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. There are two main types of cookie used by our website –

Site Performance CookiesThey improve the site performance by recognising the user and storing your preferences which allows you to use the site in a faster and easier manner. 

Anonymous Analytics CookiesWe use a third party analytical software that allows us to track how many unique users we have had on the website and how they used the site. This allows us to monitor the different parts of the site in order to improve the user experience.

TURNING OFF COOKIES
If you do not wish Cookies to be used then they can simply be disabled in your web browser. For information on how to do this please see below.

 

Information Collection and Use

American Shutters is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. American Shutters collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Cookies

Different browsers have different cookie settings. Internet Explorer has an additional feature where you can specify different settings for different security zones. You can choose to allow Web sites to create cookies for you in your “trusted sites” (like American Shutters), to warn you before you create them in your local Intranet zone, and to give you an option to never allow them in a “restricted zone.” See the “Help” section of your particular browser for more information on working with cookies.

If you do not wish Cookies to be used then they can simply be disabled in your web browser. For information on how to do this please use the following links:

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

Cookie settings in Firefox

Cookie settings in Chrome

Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS 

For further information on Cookies please refer to: All About Cookies

Web Statistics

We may use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links

This Web site may contains links to other sites. Please be aware that American Shutters does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Security

This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our home page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by e-mail. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.