Your privacy, and the privacy of all registered users of
TheHardwareCity.com, is important to us. Accordingly, we have adopted
of notice, choice, access and security in the collection and use of
all information regarding our users and their activities at our site.
Please review this policy each time you use the site as it is subject
to change at any time by TheHardwareCity.com without notice to you.
This policy tells you, among other things, what information we gather
from you, how we may use or disclose that information, and our
efforts to protect it. Please read this policy carefully, and feel
free to contact us at Service (at) TheHardwareCity.com if you have
any questions regarding its contents.
Types of Information Collected
In connection with your use of our site, we ask for and may collect a
variety of information from and about you in different ways. For
example, when you register to use our site, we ask for and store your
and/or your business' name, address, email address and other
identifying contact data. In addition, when orders are placed, we
collect billing and shipping information. We may also collect the
information you disclose in any of our chat rooms, discussion groups
and bulletin boards.
set up to accept them. Cookies are small data files that our web site
sends to your browser for storage on your computer's hard drive. We
better serve your needs and interests.
Use of Information
We use your personally identifying information to identify you as a
user of the site and to assist and speed the completion of
transactions on the site. We may use your email address to contact
you directly regarding services or products that we believe may be of
interest to you. We may also associate your personally identifying
information with information we collect about your preferences and
activities at the site, such as the particular pages you request at
the site and purchases or other transactions you effect through the
site. We may vary the content you receive in future visits to the
site based on your preferences and activities.
We may combine your personally identifying information, and
information about your preferences and activities, with those of all
or a particular group of our users to prepare collective profiles of
our users and their activities. For example, we may track the number
of our users who view certain pages or use certain features or
compile the total dollar amount of sales conducted through our site
in a particular geographic region. Such information, and other
information we derive from individual users' information, allows us
to continue to grow and provide you with quality fellow users through
more accurate marketing and advertising of our Web site.
Additionally, with your approval, the personal information you have
provided us and information about your order may be shared with other
direct companies. If you agree to receive product information from
other companies, we will share with them your email address and the
information described above, so they can send you offers for products
and services that may be of interest to you. We will only share your
information if you have agreed by checking the box on our
registration or account pages.
Third Party Disclosure
The personal information you have provided us and information about
your order may be shared with third parties. This information may be
combined with other personally identifiable information (such as
demographic information and past purchase information) available from
our records and other sources. This information will be used to make
our future marketing efforts more efficient. If you prefer we do not
share your name and address with marketing partners, please access
the "Your Account" section of our site and adjust your mailing
preferences from the "yes" to the "no" option.
If you agree (opt-in) to receive e-mail from our marketing partners,
we will share with them your e-mail address and the information
described above, so they can send you offers for products and
services which may be of interest to you. We will only share your
information with a third party if you have opted in by checking the
box on the registration page. Additionally, each e-mail our partners
send you will include an easy opt out enabling you to stop receiving
Disclosure of Information
We may provide your personally identifying information, and
information about your activities and preferences, to other companies
wishing to contact you about products or services, but only to those
that we believe impose reasonable safeguards on the privacy of your
information. We may provide other companies with collective profiles
of our user groups and their activities and preferences. Such
collective profiles may also be disclosed in describing our site and
services to prospective partners, advertisers and other third
parties, and for other lawful purposes.
WE WILL NEVER provide them any information about your credit cards.
Finally, we may disclose information to fulfill certain legal and
regulatory requirements or if we believe, in good faith, that such
disclosure is legally required or necessary to protect others' rights
or to prevent harm.
You may choose to restrict our use of your information to maintaining
your account on the site, or prohibit our disclosure of your
information to others, by contacting us and directing us to impose
such limits. For example, if requested, we will not provide your
information to any third parties, regardless of the steps they may
take to protect such information. If you do not wish us to provide
your information to third parties, or otherwise wish us to restrict
the use or disclosure of your information, please access the "Your
Account" section of our site and adjust your mailing preferences from
the "yes" to the "no" option or send us an email at Service (at)
TheHardwareCity.com . In addition, we will not send unsolicited
messages to users of our site who indicate that they do not wish to
receive such messages. If you do not wish to receive unsolicited
email messages from us, please access the "Your Account" section of
our site and adjust your mailing preferences from the "yes" to the
At any time after you have registered for membership on our site, you
may review and revise your personal information at any time. Simply
click on the "Your Account" button on any page of our site.
We use industry-standard encryption methods to transmit your personal
registration information from your computer to ours across the
Internet, and we restrict access to any transactional portions of our
site to computers running web browsers that support Secure Socket
Layer ("SSL") protocol. To use this protection technology, you need
to have an SSL-capable browser, such as Netscape Navigator 4.5 or
higher, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 or higher. These browsers
will automatically activate the technology when you log on to our
Please remember that you play a valuable part in security as well.
Your password to access our site, which you select at registration,
should never be shared with anyone and should be changed frequently.
And, after you have finished using our site, you should log off and
exit your browser so no unauthorized persons can use our site with
your name and account information. Remember that any information you
voluntarily disclose on-line in any news or message postings,
discussion groups or chat rooms may be collected and used by others
without your permission. Furthermore, if you provide any information
to parties who operate Web sites that are linked to or from our site,
different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of
your personal information. We encourage you to review these sites'
policies before revealing any sensitive or personal information.
Regardless of the precautions taken by you or by us, "perfect
security" does not exist on the Internet. We cannot ensure or warrant
the security of any information you transmit to us, and you transmit
such information at your own risk.
While we will use our best efforts to fulfill all orders,
TheHardwareCity.com cannot guarantee the availability of any
particular product displayed on this Site. TheHardwareCity.com
reserves the right to discontinue the sale of any product listed on
this Site at any time without notice. Product prices offered on this
Site may vary from other advertised prices due to varying conditions
in different geographic markets. The prices displayed on this Site
are quoted in U.S. dollars and are valid and effective only within
the United States, and such prices do not include shipping and
handling or sales taxes, if applicable, which will be added to your
total invoice price. You are responsible for the payment of any
shipping and handling charges and state and local sales or use taxes
that may apply to your order. While our goal is a 100% error-free
Site, we do not guarantee that any content is accurate or complete,
including price information and product specifications. If we
discover price errors, they will be corrected on our systems, and the
corrected price will apply to your order. TheHardwareCity.com
reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any
errors, inaccuracies or omissions (including after an order has been
submitted and accepted). Last but not least we reserve the right to
cancel any order without any notice or refuse to provide service to
anyone as per our consent.
Special Policy on Information Regarding Children (persons
under 18 years of age)
TheHardwareCity.com is not directed to children, and
TheHardwareCity.com com does not knowingly collect any personal
information from children.