Information Collection and Use
Par West Turf Services is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to any outside parties, except as outlined in this policy. Par West Turf Services collects information from our users at several different points on our website in order to process orders and better serve you with pertinent information. Information collected includes name, shipping address, billing address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, and payment information such as credit cardPar West Turf Services also requires you to submit a username and password of your choice for future access to your information. Your user name and password is to remain confidential and you should not share this information with anyone.
Registration In order to process your orders using this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information, which includes name, e-mail, telephone number and physical address. This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site such as sending automated order status updates.
Order Most of the information collected in the registration process will be used to process orders. In the order process, a user must provide additional financial information such as credit card number, expiration date, money order, wire transfer or check information. This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill customer’s orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the user. We do not share your personal and financial information with any third parties. The only exception is when processing your credit card information with the merchant bank for authorization and approval. This process is protected by an enhanced security system. (Please see Security paragraph for more details on security measures and procedures.)
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We do not distribute or share IP information with any third parties.
Sharing We use an outside shipping company (UPS) to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. Par West Turf Services is a California Corporation and shall abide by all federal and state laws. Par West Turf Services shall disclose any personally identifiable information when required to by law.
Links This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware Par West Turf Services is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.
Rating Products and Reviews Par West Turf Services provides a product-rating feature that allows customers to rate the quality of the product. Our review system also allows for customers to leave written comments to further elaborate their experience with the product. All ratings and review comments are pre-screened by a moderator before posting to the site. The moderator may choose to disregard or eliminate comments that do not meet the guidelines. Guidelines include that all comments are truthful and non-offensive. Guidelines do not permit the posting of personal information or information for the purpose of personal gain.
Security Par West Turf Services website takes every precaution to protect our users information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – SSL. Our SSL technology is the most advanced 128bit encryption by Authorize.net. To learn more about SSL, follow this link www.Authorize.net. All Par West Turf Services employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers information is protected. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to us at [email protected].
Special Offers If you choose to receive special offers, Par West Turf Services may send you such pertinent information. Our special offers are sent only to customers who grant Par West Turf Services permission to send such information. Par West Turf Services does not share your information with third parties and does not solicit outside parties to send special offers on our behalf. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. At the time of your order, you may opt to not receive special offers and news by un-checking the appropriate field. Furthermore, all special offers are sent via e-mail and have a “remove link” if you wish to no longer receive special offers and news. Otherwise, customers may occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals or news. Please see our choice and opt-out below for further details of how to be removed from our mailing list.
Choice/Opt-out Par West Turf Services does not use customers’ information for contact other than Par West Turf Services pertinent business. Par West Turf Servicesdoes not share our customers’ personal information with any outside parties. However, for customers who wish to opt-out or be removed from Par West Turf Services special offers and related news, Par West Turf Services provides several methods to accomplish this request. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by un-checking the permission to send field when processing their order. They may also send us email to [email protected]with a request to be removed. Finally, they may also use the link provided with all communications to automatically unsubscribe.