Last Revised: 12/2013
About This Policy
This notice describes the information practices of Little Hardware Co., Inc. as it relates to the website(s) on which this policy is posted. This includes full-featured, desktop and mobile websites as well as smart phone applications. It does not apply to information we might collect on other sites or in other forums, including by email or offline.
Information We Collect
Our web servers collect general data pertaining to each Site visitor, including but not limited to, the IP address, geographical location, tracking codes, the domain name, the web page, the length of time spent and the pages accessed while visiting this site.
Whenordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, we may collect personally identifiable and transactional information. This information includes contact information, shipping information, credit cardholder name, and card number/expiration date. We may also retain the content of the communications that are sent to our customer service representatives.
How We May Use Your Information
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience.
Your information helps us improve our response to your individual needs.
- To improve our website.
We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
- To improve our customer service.
Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
- To process transactions.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To send periodic emails.
The email address you provide for order pricessing will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.
How We Collect Information
We collect information directly from you – for example when you register on the site, participate in a survey, or fill out a form requesting information from us.
We collect information from you passively – We (or vendors acting on our behalf) use common collection techniques like cookies, and web beacons. This policy describes how and when we use these practices.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
How We Protect Your Information
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their account and going to the 'My Settings' page located at https://littlehardware.com/inet/user/update_user.php.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Product and Service Availability
In the product sections of this site we show what we believe to be our individual product availability as of a certain date and time, indicated for each item listed. Product availability is not guaranteed, however. Additionally, because of the large quantity of products we show we may inadvertently show a product, its photograph or product features, which do not exactly match the item that we have in stock. Such erroneous references do not constitute an offer to sell the product shown on the site, as it may be no longer available or it may simply be a mistake that we made listing a certain feature or benefit. Our sincere intent is to show the exact product we have and the correct amount that is available.
Product Pricing and Orders
PRICES AND AVAILABILITY OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES LISTED ON THIS WEB SITE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. We retain the right to correct incorrect pricing due to clerical or typographical errors. The listing, description of, or reference to any product or service on the site does not imply that the product is presently available, nor that we warrant or endorse the product or service.
We will charge sales tax on all applicable products that are shipped to an address within the State of North Carolina. If you hold a valid North Carolina Resale or Tax Exemption certificate please contact us before placing your order so that we can obtain the correct paperwork and assign the correct tax status to your user account.
This policy was last modified on 12/17/2013.
Little Hardware Co., Inc.
1400 South Mint Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203