Updated: July 29, 2020
What information is collected?
When you visit Chugummies.com we automatically collect website use information as you browse Chugummies.com. We use this information to monitor our website and to improve our website to provide you with a faster and more efficient shopping experience. In addition, we may collect personal information that you specifically provide to us and that is collected on an individual basis through web forms and purchases. For example, if you decide to purchase from Chugummies.com, you will need to provide us with personal information and electronic authorization to process your credit card through our website. For purchases, you may need to provide the following information:
Credit Card Number
Name on Credit Card
Credit Card Billing Address
3-Digit Security CCV Code
We do not sell, share, or trade your personal information to any other company without except to fulfill your order, process your payment, manage shipments and other activities related to fulfilling your transaction.
We may also use this information to generate statistical reports to help understand the market for our products, alert you to updates on the website, targeted marketing and services and to develop promotional marketing campaigns. We may use the contact information you provide to us to make you aware of other products and services.
Please do not provide sensitive personal information to us by e-mail. Instead, use our web forms, which employ SSL technology (see “How do we protect you and your information”). However, if you choose to correspond with us via email, we will retain the content of your email message together with your email address and our responses. We use administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect our computing infrastructure and your personal information from unauthorized use, access, modification or disclosure.
Your IP address and cookies
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web servers to prevent fraudulent activity and transactions to protect your privacy.
Chugummies.com and email marketing from chugummies.com might employ the use of web beacons. Web beacons, a transparent 1x1px image, is used to monitor customer behavior when interacting with the website or email. With a combination of web beacons and cookies, we are able to collect information to streamline site usability and user experience.
Flash cookies are commonly used in website advertising and videos. Flash cookies store information on the user’s end allowing chugummies.com to recognize customers’ when they return. Flash cookies collect much of the same information that regular cookies collect, except related to Adobe Flash plug-ins. Flash cookies are used to remember where you stopped a video or what rotating advertisement’s you have already viewed.
With the use of your IP address, web beacons, flash cookies, and cookies, we collect information such as: browsing patterns, traffic data, the operating system used, browser type, times/dates/locations, viewing habits and user drop-off.
3rd Party Disclosures
Customers who have “opted in” understand information collected such as browsing patterns, traffic data, the operating system used, browser type, times/dates/locations, and social media habits might be disclosed to 3rd parties such as potential investors or used to generate targeted marketing campaigns/future product research. We will never disclose customers’ personal information such as name, address, credit card information, email address, phone numbers or social media handles.
Notice of updates on chugummies.com
We will use the information gathered to make a better shopping and browsing experience at Chugummies.com; when we do make an improvement to the website either by adding products, lowering a price, changing a look of a page if you wish to hear about it, please subscribe to our newsletter.
How do we protect you and your information?
The shopping cart information, including any credit card or address information, is transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. This secure layer provides up to 256-bit encryption for the most secure way of transmitting information on the internet. We do not transmit financial information by email. If you use our web form, your financial information is encrypted so that not even employees have access to your credit/debit / charge/e-check account number. Order information is stored in a password-protected area, only accessible by authorized personnel. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
Websites linked to chugummies.com
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our website nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web site.
Privacy of children
Anyone under the age of 18 are forbidden from using our website and/or products. If an account is discovered to be in violation of the age restriction, we will immediately terminate and block that account.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.