This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.thegoldenbear.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, mail, and phone. It will notify you of the following:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. On the site we only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We may also receive personal information about you from third parties. We may share your information in the following ways:
• To respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us.
• With Our Service Providers. We may share your information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, this may include third party merchandise vendors, providers of order fulfillment and package delivery services for our products or payment processors. It may also include companies that send emails on our behalf, provide marketing assistance, data analysis or search results. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose your personal information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.
• For Marketing Purposes This may also include third parties whose products and services are complementary to ours and in which we believe you may be interested. In such cases, personal data is shared with these third party marketing partners for commercial purposes. If you prefer that we do not share your name, please let us know while you are placing an order. You can also call Customer Service at 1-800-338-7782 (daily, 9-5 MST) and ask that we do not share your information.
If you would no longer wish to receive our catalog, please call Customer Service at 1-800-338-7782 or clip or copy your mailing address from the back cover, complete with source code and mail it to us at:
The Golden Bear
PO Box 5060
Vail, CO 81658
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
• See what data we have about you, if any.
• Change/correct any data we have about you.
• Have us delete any data we have about you.
• Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
It is not necessary to complete the registration form in order to use this website. If you choose to do so, a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest.
We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.