Minuteman, Inc. collects navigational data about where individual site visitors comer from, exit to, and go while on our website. We do not disclose this information to third parties, except for those with whom we have contracted to analyze and safeguard the data on our behalf.
We do not share navigational data with outside companies, except with those with whom we have contracted to analyze and safeguard the date on our behalf.
We do not disclose individual names or customer contact information (such as telephone numbers, email address, or various personal identification numbers:, to any third party without your prior consent, except as required by law, or as needed to fulfill and order or deliver a product that a customer has ordered.
Service partners will abide by Minuteman Inc privacy policies.
Additionally, we may share information with law enforcement agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigations.
In support of maintaining a safe and secure environment for credit card purchases, it is essential to our customers that we use credit card and other billing account numbers only for the fulfillment of purchases or other transactions initiated by our Customers. We do not use credit card or other billing account numbers in other ways without your prior consent.
We do not release to third parties specific customer account information except to comply with valid legal process or in reasonable efforts to fulfill a transaction initiated by our Customers.
We provide Customers with the opportunity to update or correct contact and billing information.
We provide to our customers a means to update and ensure the accuracy of their online contact and billing information. For security reasons, we will not disclose the original information directly to the Customer, but rather provide a means to reenter changes to the information on record.
The objective of the online purchases principle is to protect the information about customer transactions and other online uses from misuse and unauthorized disclosure.
We may use information about the kinds of products you buy form us to make other marketing offers to you, unless you tell us not to, or to personalize your visits to our Web site. We do not give out this purchase data to others except as specified below:
We give you choices about how we use your personal information. The objective of the choice principle is to allow customers to opt-out of future marketing offers.
We do not sell or rent customer contact information to unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes without your prior consent.
Safeguarding Personal Information
The objective of the safeguarding personal information principle is to assure you that we actively protect your privacy using a variety of security and controls. We use secure technology, privacy protection controls and restrictions on employee access in order to safeguard your personal information.
We use state of the art technology (i.e., Secure Socket Layer, or SSL) encryption to keep customer personal information as secure as possible. We have also put in place privacy protection control systems designed to ensure that person Customer data remains safe and private.
We allow only authorized employees access to personal information and ensure that the access is limited by need.
We require companies contracted as agents to adhere to confidentiality agreements to ensure that Customer information remains safe and secure.
Safe Shopping Guarantee: We guarantee that every online transaction you make will be 100% safe. Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent charges. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.
We will keep you informed, clearly and prominently on this page, about what we do with your personal information, and we will advise you here if we change our policy. The objective of the notice principle is to ensure that you are aware of and understand how we protect your privacy.
We provide written notice of policy changes through prominent and ongoing disclosure.
Glossary of Terms
Information pertaining to and supporting the management of a customer’s account, including but not limited to account numbers and other account identification, promotion information, registration/cancellation information, and preferences and profiles.
Information considered as a whole or in groups. Compiled information that does not disclose individual identity.
Customer generated information specific to a customer’s billing and payment methods and history, including but not limited to bills, payment and billing statements, credit card number, credit card expiration date, checking account number, debit card number, and credit card type.
Providing customers options about how their information can be used, such as opt-outs of email marketing offers.
Requesting, recording, or generating information. The automatic or manual collection or receipt of customer information from a customer or other party.
Information to support contacting customers, including but not limited to name, mailing address, telephone numbers, email addresses, and fax numbers.
A collection of data that gets entered into the memory of Web browsers by some Web sites. This data contains the domain, path lifetime, and values of variables that are set by the Web site. Cookies may be “permanently” or temporarily stored as small text files on your computer’s hard drive.
Someone who has registered with us for the purpose of making a purchase or who has made a purchase from us in the past. Generally, we store much more information regarding Customers, including but not limited to Contact Information, Account Information, and Individually Identifiable Information. Customers are different from visitors.
The release of information to unaffiliated third parties. Disclosure does not include release to those agents and vendors who are covered by appropriate non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements or release of information for the purpose of complying with valid legal process, to protect the rights or property of Minuteman, Inc, or for emergencies. If you initiate contact with a third party with regard to us, we may disclose your communication with us or other relevant information to that same third party.
Any information which can be used to identify a specific individual in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to the individual’s physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural status, or social affiliations.
Promotions provided by us. May be through direct mail, email, pop-ups, banner and/or other online advertisements.
Information about what visitors or Customers do online and where they go, including but not limited to recency of visit to specific online areas, frequency of visit to specific online areas, and pathing information.
The need to have access to information, including private customer information, for the fulfillment of an official corporate duty.
Indications to visitors and Customers about policies and practices in effect.
Individual information about a customer that is specific to that customer. Personal information includes but is not limited to anything collect6ed about a customer on an individual level and any information volunteered by the customer, such as a personal profile or preferences.
Customer created, personalized information used to customize services and content, and/or to fulfill transactions.
Communications that are intended to be contained among a defined set of participants, such as E-mail. Message board postings and public room conversations are not considered private communications.
Private information includes all information about a customer that the customer has not made publicly available.
Public information includes all online information about a customer that a customer has made publicly available.
Purchase information, including but not limited to date of purchase, source of purchase, recency of purchase, frequency of purchase, dollar amount of purchase, type of product or product category purchased, means of purchase, type of credit card used, other uses of online commerce.
Processing, transmitting, transforming, or otherwise handling information. Includes promotional, advertising, and marketing use.
A visitor to our Web site. Visitors are different Customers. (All Customers are visitors, but not all visitors are Customers.)