This site is owned by Blacksmith Brands, Inc. (“Blacksmith”) and this Privacy Policy is intended to describe our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information that you may provide via this Blacksmith site. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using or submitting information to this site. This site is intended for use by residents of the United States.

By using this site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect
We may collect information about you from a variety of sources, including information we collect from you directly, information necessary to fulfill the visitor’s request and information we collect about you when you visit our sites. Some areas of this site may ask you to submit personally identifiable information or to participate in a particular activity (such as sweepstakes or other promotions). You will be informed when this type of information is requested as well as what information is required and what information is optional.

Information we collect when you visit our sites, use our services, or view our online advertisements
We use cookies and other technologies to collect information about you when you visit our site, use our services, or view online advertisements. The collection of this type of information will allow us to better understand and improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of Blacksmith’s websites, its services and to measure the effectiveness of marketing activities, among other things. The following are examples of information we may collect with these technologies: your browser type and operating system, web pages you view, links you click, IP address and site you visited before coming to our site.

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer when you visit a site that can be understood by the site that issued the cookie. We use cookies to monitor how our sites are used and to help personalize your online experience. For example, when you register on our sites, we may store a unique code in a cookie on your computer. The next time you come back to the site from that computer, our servers use the cookie to recognize you. We can then use the information you provided when you registered combined with your activities on our sites to provide you advertising and offers of interest.

You can set your browser to accept all cookies, to reject all cookies, or to notify you whenever a cookie is offered so that you can decide each time whether to accept it.To learn more about cookies, including how to refuse cookies on your computer, click these links:

Web Beacons
Web beacons are small bits of code embedded in web pages or in emails. We may use web beacons to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited a web page, and to understand usage patterns. We also may include web beacons in e-mails to learn if messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.

You can disable the ability of Web beacons to capture information in this manner by declining cookies as described above. However, certain web beacons may still record an anonymous visit from your IP address even though cookie information will not be recorded.

Use and Disclosure of Information
All of the information we collect about you may be combined. Except as otherwise stated, we may use information collected via this site to improve the content of our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for our marketing and research purposes, and for any other purpose specified. In addition, we may make full use of all information acquired through this site that is not in personally identifiable form.

If you provide personally identifiable information to this site, we may combine such information with other actively collected information unless we specify otherwise at the point of collection. We may disclose personally identifiable information you provide via this site to third parties, including, but not limited to: contractors we use to support our business (such as fulfillment services, technical support, delivery services, and financial institutions), in which case we will require such third parties to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes; in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of this site to which the information relates, in which case we will require any such buyer to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes; or to respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations. The collection, use, and disclosure of information contemplated in this Privacy Policy may involve a transfer of the information to jurisdictions located outside your country of residence that may not have equivalent laws and rules regarding personally identifiable information. In these cases, you will be asked to consent to such transfers and disclosures in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Blacksmith may also store personally identifiable information in a jurisdiction other than where you are based. Blacksmith does not sell nor will it transfer personally identifiable information you provide to any third parties for their own direct marketing use.

Access, Correction, and Deletion
To keep personally identifiable information that you provide via this site accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below and we will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession, or to delete your information from our contact list.

Blacksmith takes reasonable steps to protect personally identifiable information as you transmit it to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free and despite Blacksmith’s best efforts, security can never be absolutely guaranteed. For instance, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.

About Children
This site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information via this site from visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose to Websites.

Links to Other Web Sites
This site may contain links or references to other Web sites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every Web site you visit.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this site, or if you would like to opt out of future communications, please contact us as follows:

Via email at: admin [at] blacksmithbrands [dot] com

Changes to This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time and changes will be effective when posted on this site. Please check back periodically, and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 4/9/10.