Scotts Outdoors is the sole owner of the information collected on scottsoutdoors.com We never rent, lease, or sell any of our customers information!
In order to make a purchase from this Web site, a customer must first complete the account form. During account creation, a customer is required to give contact information (such as name, shipping address, phone number and email address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date) on the order form. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customers orders. If we have trouble processing an order, the information is used to contact the customer.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, clear gifs, and/or third parties to create a profile of our customers. A profile is stored information that we keep on individual customers that details their viewing preferences. Consequently, collected information is tied to the customers personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site for the customer. This profile is used to tailor a customers visit to our Web site, and to direct pertinent marketing promotions to them. We DO NOT share your profile with anyone!
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the customers computer tied to information about the customer. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once customers close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the customers hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.
By setting a cookie on our site, customers would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If customers reject the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the customer will be limited in some areas of our site. For example, the customer will not be able to make a purchase. Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our customers to enhance the experience on our site. See the “Profile” section.
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track customers movement for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze customer movement.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SITE SPECIAL OFFERS & UPDATES:
Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our customers we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.
If a customer wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Out of respect for our customers privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.
On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send customers an email. Generally, customers may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature. Customers may opt-out of these communications. Please see our Choice and Opt-out section.
We communicate with customers on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone, in accordance with the customers wishes.
SHARING LEGAL DISCLAIMER:
Though we make every effort to preserve customer privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
We DO NOT Share Personal Information with anyone!
THIRD PARTY INTERMEDAIRIES:
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill customers for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
In the event Scotts Outdoors goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, customers personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
We link outside this site.
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our customers information. When customers submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line. When our order confirmation form asks customers to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or phone number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – SSL 128 bit. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect customer-information off-line. All of our customers information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted. We place high importance on privacy, and what we can do to ensure our customers information is protected. Finally, the servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment.
SUPPLEMENTATION of INFORMATION:
In order for this Web site to properly fulfill its obligation to customers it is necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from 3rd party sources. Some examples of these are reputable e-commerce names such as PayPal, VeriSign, Authorize.net and OScommerce.
NOTIFICATION of CHANGES:
Volquartsen rules and regulations update, per ATF. We cannot bill or ship 25-round magazine to the following states and cities: California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Washington D.C., Aurora, IL, Chicago, IL, South Bend, IN, Cincinnati, OH, Cleveland, OH, Columbus, OH, Dayton, OH, Toledo, OH. DO NOT ORDER THIS PRODUCT, if you live in these locations.