Collection and Storage of Information
We will collect certain personal information when you register to purchase our products. During registration, we will ask you to create a user name and password to establish secure access to your personal information. We will also ask you for your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. This contact information that you provide at registration allows you to:
When you purchase a product, we ask you for your name, billing address, shipping address (if different from billing address), telephone number, e-mail address and payment information. The payment and contact information is used to complete and verify the transaction, and your e-mail address allows us to contact you regarding the receipt, completion and shipping of our transaction and product. From time to time, we may also collect additional information, such as in connection with special offers.
We may use “cookies” to recognize you and your access privileges on our website as well as to trace usage. A cookie is a piece of information that is sent to your web browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each time you return to our website, we are able to identify you as a previous or registered customer. Cookies also enable us to measure our website traffic, including the number of repeat versus new visitors, the time users spend online and their navigation behavior. Collecting this information allows us to make changes that improve our website.
Use of Information
The information that we collect is used to provide the product(s) requested, to enable billing and shipping, to provide you with information about related products, to improve our website, for development of new products and for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.
We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information with parties outside Banner. Information concerning individuals’ usage of our website will not be disclosed to third parties. Notwithstanding either of the foregoing sentences, (a) it may be necessary for us to disclose your personal information in connection with litigation, requests from public or governmental authorities or for other legal reasons, (b) we may also disclose your information if we determine that doing so is necessary or appropriate for purposes of national security, law enforcement or other issues of public importance, (c) we reserve the right to disclose information about you if, in our sole discretion, we determine that such information is reasonably necessary to enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use, Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale or to protect our operations or suppliers, and (d) in the event of a reorganization, merger or sale, we may transfer all information we collect to the relevant third party.
Credit card information is encrypted at the time that it is entered and is not available to our employees after that time. However, you acknowledge and agree that internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and that any information that you send to our website may be read or intercepted by third-parties despite encryption for a particular transaction.
Periodically, we may change our privacy policies because of changes in legal or regulatory requirements, changes in our business or business practices or in our attempts to better serve our customers. Notice of any material changes in the manner in which we handle personally identifiable information under this policy will be provided on our website. By continuing to use our website after we post any material changes, you agree to the terms of the updated policy.
Questions regarding this policy should be directed to Banner by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Banner is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which this site may link.