Last updated April 2014
Direct Checks Unlimited Sales, Inc. (“Direct Checks”) is committed to protecting your privacy and utilizing technology that gives you the safest and most powerful online experience available. The following information will help you understand how Direct Checks collects, uses, and safeguards the information you provide through this website. We want to assure you that when we ask for personal information, our goal is to improve customer relationships. The terms "we", "our", and "us" in this Privacy statement refer to Direct Checks Unlimited Sales, Inc. and our associated brands including Artistic Checks.
Information Collection & Use
We use the information collected about you to process your order and to provide a better shopping experience. We may request that you voluntarily supply personal information for purposes such as receiving correspondence, registering on a website, making purchases, participating in online surveys or market research. If you elect to participate, we may require personally identifiable information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, financial institution information, credit card information, e-mail address, or personal photos. When you submit personal information to us, you understand and agree that we may access, store, and use your information.
We may use your information to communicate with you about products, services, and future promotions. Out of respect for your privacy, we offer you the option not to receive these types of communications. If you no longer wish to receive special offers or promotional notifications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each communication. We may also send you order confirmation emails. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you products/services and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Information Sharing and Your Choices
|Reasons we can share your information
||Does Direct Checks Share?
||Can you limit this sharing?
|For our everyday business purposes - including billing, processing transactions, & fulfilling your requests for products or services; customer & marketing support services.
|For our marketing purposes - to offer products and services
|For third parties to market to you
We share your personal information with companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order, billing processing or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We reserve the right to disclose information about you:
- As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process,
- When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
- If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
- To any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
We are committed to protecting your personal information. Security measures are in place on this Web site to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We offer industry-standard security measures available through your Web browser. When you are on this Web site, the sensitive information you provide such as credit card and financial information is encrypted with secure socket layer (SSL) technology and scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches us. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please remember that e-mail, which is different from the encrypted sessions above, is not secure. Therefore, we ask that you do not send sensitive information such as credit card or account numbers to us via an unsecured e-mail message.
Tracking Activity on our Website
In order to make your visit to our website as productive as possible, we track certain user activity. However, we want you to know that the tracking technology we use does not identify any personal information about you. It cannot retrieve data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture any personal information about you, such as your name, address, phone number, or email address. We only know who you are if you tell us.
As is true with most websites, we gather certain information automatically when individuals browse our site and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this non-personal information to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, in order to improve the functionality of the website. We use a third-party tracking service that uses technology to track this non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our site in the aggregate.
Google Analytics is a specific technology used on this web site to manage content and advertising. You can find out how Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites at this link
Children Visiting our Websites
This website is directed at adults. We do not knowingly collect or use information from children. Should children access this Web site, we are confident that parents will not judge any of the information provided as objectionable for viewing. If you are under 18, you may use this Web site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Other Websites Linked to our Websites
We are not responsible for the content or information practices employed by other websites that are linked to or from this website. In most cases, links to websites that are not Direct Checks Unlimited Sales, Inc. websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of this website.
We are committed to ensuring that the information we obtain and use is accurate. Please use the contact information below to update or correct the personally identifiable information that was collected online from you or to express choices about how we use your information for marketing purposes.
Direct Checks Unlimited Sales, Inc.
Dept. OPT, P.O. Box 35350
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-9850
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