This site is hosted by Yahoo! Store. Yahoo! hosts the store pages, ordering
system, and order data. Yahoo! automatically collects order information but
may only use this information in the aggregate. If you accessed this store
through Yahoo! Shopping, Yahoo! also automatically collects information
about your shopping experience. Please see the
information about how Yahoo! uses this information.
1.What Information We Collect.
When you visit our Web site. Belts.Com collects basic information that does not identify individual users. This includes which pages are visited, the types of products purchased, and any feedback from our visitors. We then aggregate this information with volumes of other pieces of information to improve our site for you.
When you create an account with us, you provide to us such personal information as: first and last name, billing address, shipping address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card account number, adn the names of items you purchase from us. We collect this information on the pages where you create you account and at other pages where you sign up for our services.
2. How We Use It.
Based on this information given on your account, Belts.Com fills, ships, and provides you with information about your order(i.e., whether your order have been received, processed, or shipped). We ask for you phone number(but this is not required) in the event that our service representatives can't reach you by e-mail. We use your mailing address not only to ship your orders, but also to tell you about used to bill you for products you have ordered and to track sales.
3.Whom We Share that Information With.
*Credit Card Processing and Security
You don't have to worry about creditcard safety when you shop at our Web site. Belts.Com guarantees that each purchase you make is protected and safe. If fraudulent charges are ever made, you will not have to pay for them. We use the latest encryption technolgy to keep your personal information safeguarded.
All your order information(i.e., your name, address, and credit card number) is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. Your credit card and billing information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. To ensure that your information is even more secure, once we receive your credit card information, we store it on a server that isn't accessible from the Internet. We train all of our employees in how to best safeguard your confidential information.
Credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution, which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions. If you feel more comfortable doing so, you are welcome to call in your credit card information and complete your purchase by phone. Or you can pay by check, and the product will be shipped once your check has cleared.
Belts.Com does work with certain advertisers who require that we disclose information about their customers who visit their Web site through the linkage from our Web site. This information is not disclosed in an individual capacity, but only in an aggregate way. Information such as numbers of "hits," average income, and average contacts per user are disclosed. In retrun, these advertisers share similar aggregate information with us, as to what happens on their Web site from these contacts.
*Special Promotional Offers
From time to time, Belts.Com likes to share with you special promotional offers, which have been specially screened by us and can provide valuable savings to you. All of our customers are given the opportunity to not receive these offers, if they so choose, either by responding to the unsubscribe directions in any of these e-mails or by going to your account page and changing your general preferences.
4.How to Stop Us from Gathering Information about You.
To unsubscribe from any e-mail messages, simply hit Reply to any message you receive and type the words "UNSUBSCRIBE" and the particular subject in the subject field. Please reply to the e-mail using the e-mail address at which you have received mailings from us, and we will remove you from our list. If you have more than one e-mail address, please include those others in you e-mail.
You will be given periodically an opportunity to notify us of your preferences for receiving notifications and special offers. You can choose to receive news of these special opportunities in addition to updates on site features and new services, or you can choose not to receive them. Simply follow the instructions that are given to you at the time, and we will update our records accordingly.
5.Protecting the Privacy of Children Under 13.
Belts.Com does not knowingly collect any personal information from a child without the consent of the child's parent(s) or guardian(s). Before signing up for a service that requests disclosure of personal information, children under 13 are advised to obtain parental consent. By participation in such a service, the user is representing that he or she is in compliance with this paragraph. We suggest that parents become involved with their children's access to the internet and our site, to ensure that their child'd privacy is always well protected.
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by us, as described in this policy. We will not monitor, edit, or disclose the contents of e-mail, correspondence, orders, or any other electronic communications received from you, unless required in the course of normal maintenance of this Web site or we're required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such an action is necessary to:(1)comply with the law or legal process served on us; (2)protect and defend our rights or property; or (3)act in an emergency to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Belts.Com fully cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to release information about members who we believe are in violation of our content guidelines. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that reasonably believe to be unlawful.
We want you to be aware that when you click on links and/or ad banners that take you to third-party Web site, you will be subject to those third parties' privacy policies. While we support the protection of privacy on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement whenever you're interacting with any Web site.
We welcome comments and questions. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Third-Party Web Beacons: We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo! to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Yahoo! may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Yahoo!, click here
CREDIT CARD ACCEPTANCE
Belts.com gladly accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover, JCB & American Express. If you get an error message after submitting your credit card information, please double check to make sure that you entered the following correctly:
- Your name as it appears on the card - Billing address - Credit card number - Credit card expiration date - 3 Digit Verification Number on the back of the card (or 4 digits on the front of the card for American Express cards).
If you are still experiencing problems, please call your card issuing bank for details. Remember, when you shop at Belts.com, your credit card information is safe and secure. For more on how we protect this information, please see our Secure Purchase information.
Belts.com gladly accepts PAYPAL as a method of payment - Please note that we will not ship and cancel any orders that have an unconfirmed address. Please verify all your information before submitting the payment. Thank you.
NOTICE DEBIT CARD CUSTOMERS:
IF YOU USE A DEBIT CARD, THE BANK THAT ISSUES YOUR CARD MAY PLACE A HOLD ON YOUR ACCOUNT. THE AMOUNT OF THE HOLD MAY VARY BY ISSUING BANK, AND MAY EXCEED THE TRANSACTION AMOUNT.
THE HOLD IS USUALLY RELEASED WHEN THE COMPLETED TRANSACTION IS RECEIVED BY THE ISSUING BANK, BUT THE RELEASE OF THE HOLD MAY TAKE A FEW HOURS OR SEVERAL DAYS, DEPENDING ON YOUR ISSUING BANK'S POLICY OR PRACTICE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR BANK'S HOLD POLICY, PLEASE CALL THE CUSTOMER SERVICE PHONE NUMBER LOCATED ON THE BACK OF YOUR BANK CARD.