Effective Date: March.15th.2008
Finest Cigars. is a licensee Privacy Program. An independent organization whose mission is to build users trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the Site www.finestcigars.com . Because Finest Cigars wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Genius Support at [email protected]
Information Collection and Use
You can visit our Site without providing any personal information to us and in so doing you remain anonymous. When you select to purchase products from our Site, we require you register an account to complete your transaction and maintain a record of your orders status. We collect your personal information including your full name; physical and email address, phone information, date of birth, and gender to complete your account registration on our Site. we also collect sensitive information such as your credit card number or routing number on our Site.
The collected personal and sensitive information disclosed above is used to complete your account registration during your initial purchase on our Site so as to provide you with a more personalized purchasing process as well as allow you to keep track of the status of your orders made on our Site. We use your financial information to process your payments for products on our Site. We also use your contact information to ship your purchases as well as contact you regarding your orders or with information pertaining to new products on our Site, if you opt-in to receive them from us at the time of your registration. We do not share your personal information with any third parties for their promotional purposes.
Finest Cigars may also collect certain information from visitors to and customers of the Site, such as Internet addresses. This Web Site Navigational Information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, to analyze trends, to track users movements around the site, and to administer our Site in order to constantly improve the quality of the Site and our Service. We may also track and analyze individual usage and volume statistical information ("Aggregated Information") from our visitors and customers."
If you choose to use our referral service to "tell a friend" about our Site, we will ask you for your friends name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit our Site. Finest Cigars stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.
We post customer testimonials on our Site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customers name. We do obtain the customers consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If a customer chooses to post personally-identifiable information to our website, it may be used by other users of the website to contact you. We are not responsible for the personally-identifiable information a user chooses to post to our website with their testimonial.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Finest Cigars will not sell or rent your personal information to any parties. We may disclose your personal information to our third party contractors who perform services for Finest Cigars in order to complete or confirm your transaction. We use a third party agent to process purchase payments made on our Site. We also use a third party shipping agent to facilitate delivery of purchased products on our Site. These third parties are not authorized to use your personal information for any other purposes; promotional or otherwise.
In the event of a merger, sale or acquisition of some or all of Finest Cigars assets, your personal information would likely be a part of the transferred assets. In such an event, we shall notify you via email of your options in how your personal information is used by the acquiring party.
Moreover, we may be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or to third parties under certain circumstances, such as illegal activity on our Site. Finest Cigars reserves the right to release personal information to its service providers, law enforcement or other government officials or in response to a formal request in a civil action, Court order or judicial proceeding as Finest Cigars in our sole and absolute discretion, deems necessary or appropriate.
We may also provide Aggregated Information to third parties. Such information will not include personal information of any customer or visitor.
If, at any time after registering for information from our Site, you change your mind about receiving promotional information from us, you can opt-out by emailing us your updated preference at [email protected] as well as by selecting the "Unsubscribe" link present at the bottom of every email we send.
Finest Cigars, reserves the right to send customers certain communications relating to the Service, such as service announcements and administrative messages, that are considered part of your account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
Correcting & Updating Your Information
You can access, update, or modify any of your personal information submitted on our Site by logging into your account and changing your preferences. In the event that you no longer require our services and would like to delete your account entirely from our Site, please contact us at [email protected] and we shall honor your request.
When you interact with our Site, we try to make that experience simple and meaningful. When you visit our Site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computers hard drive and are used to indicate whether you have visited the Site previously.
Choices about Cookies: You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)
The Site contains links to other web sites. Finest Cigars., is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Customers and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the personal information and Data under our control. Finest Cigars. hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other industry-standard technology to help prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finest Cigars. uses SSL encryption to ensure that users sensitive information is protected and encrypted when processing credit card transactions.Changes to this Statement
Finest Cigars may update this Statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this Statement, we will notify you in this Statement, by email or by a notice posted on the home page of the Site.
If you have any questions about this Statement or the practices of this Site, please contact us at [email protected]