Privacy Policy & Terms


SECURITY
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Please do not email unencrypted credit card information to us. 

PRIVACY POLICY
This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from www.batteryoperatedcandles.net (the "Site").

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as "Device Information."

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

    - "Cookies" are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

    - "Log files" track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
    - "Web beacons," "tags," and "pixels" are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number.  We refer to this information as "Order Information."

PayPal
If you choose to use PayPal to finalize and pay for your order, you will provide your credit card number, directly to PayPal. PayPal's privacy policy will apply to the information you provide on the PayPal website.

When we talk about "Personal Information" in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).  Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services. We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative"s ("NAI") educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

COMMON LINKS INCLUDE:
    FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
    GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
    BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance"s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site"s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

YOUR RIGHTS
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by phone at 816-221-8840 or by mail using the details provided below:

Battery Operated Candles, 412 West 10th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 64113, United States

NO RELATIONSHIP OR ENDORSEMENT
The suppliers to us of the products purchasable by you through this website are not recommended or endorsed by us and shall not be deemed so. Further, we do not have or assume any liability or responsibility, whatsoever, to anyone, for any such products or for any information or related matters stated on or obtained through this website as to the products or otherwise supplied to you with the products. You assume all risk of your use of any products you purchase here. The respective suppliers of the products accessible from or obtained through this website are independent of and have no relationship of partner, joint venturer, agent, principal, or other relationship or association with the website owner and operators. 

DISCLAIMER and Limitation of Liability
We are not responsible or liable to you or any other user of our website, for any information, function, operation or other aspect of the website or its viewing or use, except as expressly stated herein. In these regards, you assume all risk of access, viewing and use of this site. This website, the content of this site, and the products that are available through this site are provided to you "AS IS" and without warranty, express or implied, of every kind or nature, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or use; provided, however, to the extent, if any, that any of the products purchased on this website are warranted by our supplier, and such warranty is permissibly transferable to you, then you shall be entitled to the benefit of such warranty as against that supplier, but not as to us in any event. By your access and use of this website, you accept that you are made no representations or warranties, whatsoever, regarding the site, its contents, or products advertised on the site, except as expressly stated here. We, and our affiliates and agents, shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) in excess of amounts received by us from you (if any), whether resulting from use or inability to use the website, the content of the website, or the products available on or through the website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

DISPUTES
In the event of any dispute between you and us, you expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction, including personal jurisdiction, and venue shall be solely in the state or federal courts of Jackson County, Missouri.