Thank you for visiting Machovec.com. This
our firm commitment to the protection of the privacy of our customers and
visitors. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination
practices for Machovec.com and any other web site operated by our affiliates.
your order. Machovec.com pledges a safe and worry-free
shopping experience. We use the industry standard for Internet
security, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL 128-bit) encryption to scramble
your personal and credit card information as it travels over the
Internet during the checkout process, ensuring the privacy of your
information. We protect all of your personal information , including
your name, address, password AND credit card information.
Browser. All orders are performed within a secure browser
window using the https Internet protocol. When you click "Check Out"
from the Machovec.com shopping cart, the "http" portion of the website
address changes to "https". The "s" stands for secure. In addition,
both Internet Explorer and Netscape use special symbols to indicate
that you're in a web site's secure area. Some browsers also let you
know that you're moving in or out of a secure area by notifying you
with a special pop-up window that requires you to click "OK" before
INFORMATION WE GATHER OR TRACK
Registration. When you register with Machovec.com you
create a user profile. In the profile, Machovec.com asks for your
name, e-mail address, a user selected password and other information.
Once you are a registered user you can update your profile and may be
able to provide other preferential information such as Address and
other user preferences.
Forms. When you place an order Machovec.com asks you to
provide us with contact information, such as name, billing address,
shipping address, e-mail address, telephone number and a valid credit
card number. We require this information to process your order. Other
non-required information we might request includes demographic
information and/or purchasing habits so that we can provide a more
Machovec.com uses the IP address of our visitors to help diagnose
problems with our server, administer our web site and to analyze
traffic patterns on our web site (for instance, the number of unique
visitors to our web site.). Although IP information must be logged for
these purposes, we do not link your IP address to your other personal
identifying information, except when cooperating with investigations
involving fraudulent or other illegal activity.
Machovec.com uses software tags called "cookies" to identify customers
when they visit our site. Cookies are stored on you computer, not on
our site. Most cookies are "session cookies" which means that they are
automatically deleted at the end of each visit to our web site. Some
cookies remain across sessions. In addition to our cookies, some
advertisers or web sites that maintain links on our site may also use
their own cookies.
A cookie itself does not have the
ability to automatically collect personal information about you. A
cookie can store certain information that identifies your computer to
us so that you don't have to reenter information as frequently when
you use our site and so we can personalize your visit to our site.
Your browser can be set up to accept or reject cookies. It is
important to note that if you choose to reject cookies you will not be
able to take advantage of certain features on our site.
From time to time we may invite you to participate in a survey so that
we can better understand our customers. Participation in a survey is
voluntary, and therefore you have a choice whether or not to disclose
Communications. If you send us a personal correspondence,
such as e-mails and letters, or if other users or third parties send
us correspondence about your activities or postings on out site, we
may collect such information into a file specific to you. We use the
information in the file that we maintain about you, and other
information we obtain from your use of the services, to provide better
service, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our
INFORMATION IS USED
Personalization. We sometimes use collected information to
provide you with a more personalized shopping experience while
visiting Machovec.com. For instance, past items purchased or browsed
may result in you seeing a special screen or advertisement of a
product in which we believe you may be interested.
If you provide us with you e-mail address, register as a customer, or
make a purchase from us, we will occasionally send you e-mail or
standard mail with recommendations or notices of new products and/or
special offers. These offers may include information about selected
paid advertisers. However, at no time will your e-mail address or
other personal information be revealed to these paid advertisers
unless you provide the consent or chose to conduct business with them
of your own accord. If you do not wish to receive such mailings from
us, please let us know by sending an e-mail to
Be sure to provide the e-mail address and/or physical address that you
wish to be opted-out from.
INFORMATION IS SHARED
Machovec.com does not sell, rent or
trade your personal information with unaffiliated third parties.
Providers. Service providers are third parties who perform
services in our behalf, such as processing or fulfilling orders. In
such cases, we provide only the information required to complete the
transaction. By contract, the third party is not permitted to sell,
rent or share the information.
Partners. When one or more of our business partners
co-sponsor a service4, product, promotion and/or contest, we may share
some or all of the information collected in connection with such
service, product, promotion or contest with the co-sponsors. If you do
not want your information to be shared, you will be able to choose not
to allow the transfer by not using or signing up for that particular
service, product, promotion or contest.
Exceptions. We reserve the right to disclose your personal
information to comply with legal process; to protect the company's
rights; to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of Machovec.com;
to investigate fraud, intellectual property infringements or other
activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
Opt-Out. Machovec.com is committed to respecting your
privacy and preferences regarding e-mail communications you receive
from us. If you wish to change your e-mail options or no longer wish
to receive communications from us, please let us know by calling
763-263-9835 or send an e-mail message to
Privacy. Machovec.com does not sell products for purchase
by children. We sell products which may be appropriate for children
that may be purchased by adults. If you are under 18, you may use
Machovec.com only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
Machovec.com believes strongly in
protecting the privacy and rights of children online. In accordance
with new COPPA laws regarding children's privacy, web sites are
restricted from collecting personally identifiable information about
children under the age of 13. Machovec.com does not knowingly collect
any personal information from children under the age of 13 on our web
site. If a parent believes that his or her child has submitted
personal information to Machovec.com, he or she can contact us via
e-mail or postal mail as listed on our contact
page. Machovec.com will promptly delete the information upon
learning that it relates to a child under the age of 13.
your Password. You can do you part to protect your personal
information by keeping your password a secret and making sure you log
off completely if you share a computer. If you forget your password,
you can request to have it e-mailed to you by sending a note to
Sites. For your convenience, this site links to other
sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content
of such sites. For more information about our policies with regard to
third party sites, please refer to our
January 30, 2004. If Machovec.com makes changes to any terms or
document so that you will always know what information we gather, how
we might use that information and to whom we will disclose it. We may
change, modify, and or remove portions of this policy at any time, and
any changes will become effective immediately upon being posted unless
we tell you otherwise.