PRIVACY

PRIVACY POLICY

Last modified: February 28, 2017
INTRODUCTION
Welcome to shop.southerndork.com (the “Website”), the website of SOUTHERN DORK SHOP (the “Company”, “we” or “us”). This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) and the related Terms of Use incorporated herein by reference, see http://shop.southerndork.com/terms, govern your access to and use of the Website and how we use your information, whether as a guest or a registered user. Therefore, we recommend that you (hereafter “User”) read thoroughly this Policy prior to using the Website and/or making any purchases from us.
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy. To that end, this Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.
APPLICATION OF POLICY
This Policy applies to information we may collect: (1) on this Website; (2) in an e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and us; (3) or when you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising links to this Policy.
This Policy does not apply to information collected by: (1) us off-line or through any other means, including on any other website operated by the Company (in which case the website will be covered by a separate privacy policy) or any third party (your affiliates and subsidiaries); or (2) any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
NOTICE
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you register with us (i.e., create an account), purchase goods or services from us, or when you download anything from the website. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes: to make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once; to help you quickly find software, services or information; to help us create content most relevant to you; and to alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from the Company.
ACCESS
If you provide us with personal information, we will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time at by managing your account settings. There, you can view and edit personal information you have already given us.
CONSENT
If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you will still be able to access certain portions of the Website, such as the landing page; however, you will not be able to access the entire Website, including areas that require registration (such as the Course Modules and Bonuses).
If you decide to register, you will be able to select the kinds of information you want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, like our electronic newsletters. If you do not want us to communicate with you about other offers regarding our Company=s products, programs, events, or services by e-mail, postal mail, or telephone, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing messages from us.
NOTICE TO PARENTS; ISSUES REGARDING MINORS
The Website site does not publish content that is targeted to children and is not intended for children under 13 years of age. Therefore, no one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website, and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
IF YOU ARE UNDER 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features that may be or become available within this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.
ENFORCEMENT
If for some reason you believe we have not adhered to the principles set forth in this Privacy Policy, please notify us by email at privacy@southerndork.com, and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. Be certain the words Privacy Policy are in the Subject line.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information: by which you may be personally identified, such as name, mailing address, email address or telephone number (“personal information”); that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your gender; and/or about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.
We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us; and automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies; or from third parties, for example, our business partners.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages/you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
USAGE DETAILS, IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including: details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not identify any individual. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to: estimate our audience size and usage patterns; store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests; speed up your searches and recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
$ Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website. One result of our use of cookies may be retargeting advertising; that is, you may notice our advertising after you exit our website and, subsequently, visit another website.
$ Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
$ Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).
THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISER USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Currently, the Company does not display advertisements through the Website; however, it retains the right to do so and may choose to do so at some future date at its sole discretion. In the event the Company does choose to make advertising available on the Website, you are advised that some advertisements on the Website may be served by third-party advertisers, ad networks and/or ad servers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about our users. This may include information about users’ behavior on this and other websites to serve them interested-based (behavioral) advertising. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement, you should contact the responsible advertiser directly.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use information to present our Website and its contents to you; to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us; to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it; to provide you with notices about your account/subscription, including expiration and renewal notices; to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection; to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it; to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website; and in any other way we may describe when you provide the information, or for any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the order form/registration form)/adjust your user preferences in your account profile).
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy to our subsidiaries and affiliates, if any; to contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them; to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by the Company about our Website users is among the assets transferred; to third parties to market their products or services to you if you have consented to/not opted out of these disclosures; to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it; for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and with your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information, without notice or consent to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request; to enforce or apply our terms of use (see shop.southerndork.com/terms) and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes; or if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
Disclosure of Your Information for ThirdParty Advertising. If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or nonagent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the order form/registration form). You can also always opt-out by logging into the Website and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email stating your request to privacy@shop.southerndork.com.
Promotional Offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your email address/contact information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the order form/registration form). You can also always opt-out by logging into the Website and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email stating your request to privacy@shop.southerndork.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to the Company as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience or other transactions.
Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target audience preferences, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (the order form/registration form ). You can also always opt-out by logging into the Website and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email stating your request to privacy@shop.southerndork.com. For this opt out to function, you must have your browser set to accept browser cookies.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.
ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an email at privacy@shop.southerndork.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our terms of use.
DATA SECURITY
We have taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
We guarantee your e-commerce transactions to be 100% safe and secure. When you place orders or access your personal account information, you are utilizing secure server software SSL, which encrypts your personal information before it is sent over the Internet. SSL is one of the safest encryption technologies available.
In addition, your transactions are guaranteed under the federal Fair Credit Billing Act. This Act states that your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 in fraudulent credit card charges. If your bank does hold you liable for $50.00 or less, we’ll cover your liability provided the unauthorized, fraudulent use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own and from purchases made from us over our secure server. 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 strictly protect the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where the Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.
You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password; therefore, it is important that you do not share your user name and password with others.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
It is our Policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you through a notice on the Website home page. The date the Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an uptodate active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes.
CONTACT INFORMATION
To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:
privacy@shop.southerndork.com.

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