Whaler & Co. Privacy Policy (July, 2013)

Please read the present Terms and Conditions carefully.

Whaler & Co. has created this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") in order to communicate Whaler & Co.'s policies and practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of information about you obtained on the Whalerco.com website.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. Whaler & Co. may change or update this Privacy Policy periodically; see "Changes and Updates to Privacy Policy." You can view the most current version of the Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the hyperlink labeled "our policies" located on Whalerco.com website. If you decide to use the Whalerco.com website, or by agreeing to the Whalerco.com Terms and Conditions, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information, including personal and financial information, by Whaler & Co. on the terms described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or any modifications thereto, please exit the Whalerco.com website now and do not purchase any of the products offered for sale.


What information is collected on Whalerco.com?

You may use the Whalerco.com website without providing any personal information to Whaler & Co. You will, however, need to provide certain information, including your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, as well as certain financial information (such as your debit or credit card number) if you choose to purchase products offered on the Whalerco.com website for the purposes of paying for the products you ordered and processing your order. Any information you provide on the Whalerco.com website may be processed and will be stored on Whaler & Co.'s server. You may choose to allow Whaler & Co. to store this information in Whaler & Co.’s customer database without taking any further step. You may also request by sending an e-mail to Whaler & Co. to delete your personal information at any time as soon as your order has been processed and delivered.


Receiving information

Whaler & Co. also provides you with the opportunity to receive information from Whaler & Co. which may be of interest to you, including information relating to Whaler & Co. products in the U.S. and new products offered on the Whalerco.com website. If you do not want to receive such information by e-mail, you may opt-out of further communications at any time by contacting our customer service department by e-mail at service@whalerco.com or by calling us at (650) 735-5614


What use is made of the information you provide on Whalerco.com?

Whaler & Co. may disclose the information you provide on the Whalerco.com website to other companies, such as Fedex, in order to process your order and deliver it to you. Whaler & Co. may also disclose the information you provide to it on the Whalerco.com website to third parties who provide services on or to the Whalerco.com website. To verify your information, authenticate payments and process orders, Whaler & Co. may disclose certain financial and other information you provide to Whaler & Co. to third parties that provide credit reporting, payment or order fulfillment services. Whaler & Co. may disclose your information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law, a subpoena or other legal process. For example, Whaler & Co. may disclose such information as is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against a person or entity who may be violating the Whalerco.com Terms and Conditions, or who may be causing injury to, or interfering with, other users of the Whalerco.com website. In the event that Whaler & Co. or one or all of the companies in Whaler & Co., or all or part of its or their assets, are acquired by a third party, the Whalerco.com customer list may be included in the transferred assets. Please be aware that Whaler & Co. does not control the policies or practices of third parties to which Whaler & Co. discloses information about users of the Whalerco.com website and that any use or disclosure of such information by third parties is not governed by this Privacy Policy.


Links

The Whalerco.com website may contain links to other third party websites. Whaler & Co. has no control over the content, policies or actions of these websites. The use of any information you may provide to third parties on other websites, or which such parties may otherwise collect on other websites, is not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should carefully review the privacy policies of any third party websites and contact the operators of those websites if you have any questions about their use of your information. Whaler & Co. cannot be responsible for any third party, or its affiliates or agents, failing to use your personal information in accordance with such third party's privacy policy, or any contractual or other legal obligations to which such third party, its affiliates or agents, may be subject.


Security

Whaler & Co. has implemented security measures to protect the personal information you provide against unauthorized access and use. All financial information you provide on the Whalerco.com website is stored on a secure site operated by Whaler & Co.'s financial institution. Please be aware, however, that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and any information disclosed online can potentially be collected and used by persons other than the intended recipient.


Changes and Updates to Privacy Policy

By using the Whalerco.com website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy reflects Whaler & Co.'s current business practices, and is subject to change and update. In the event of any such change or update, a revised policy will be posted online on the Whalerco.com website, with the last date of update noted on the top of the page. Please check the Whalerco.com website periodically to remain informed of any changes or updates to Whaler & Co.'s privacy policies and practices. If you allow Whaler & Co. to retain the personal information you provide on the Whalerco.com website in its customer database and Whaler & Co. intends to disclose that information to third parties or affiliated companies in a manner that is not already outlined in this Privacy Policy, Whaler & Co. will notify you by e-mail and provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of any further use or disclosure of your personal information.


Changes and access to your personal information

You may ask Whaler & Co. to correct, update or delete information you have provided to Whaler & Co. and of which you allowed registration in Whaler & Co. customer database by contacting our customer service (see "Contact us"). If applicable, you should be sure to provide Whaler & Co. with any updates and changes to your information, including any changes to your postal or e-mail address, to ensure that your orders are shipped to the correct address and that we can contact you about your order if necessary. Whaler & Co. may also retain, for archival purposes, copies of communications with users of the Whalerco.com website and any response to questions or comments sent to users by Whaler & Co.