Last Modified February 22nd, 2021
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information through our website. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.
Information We Collect Passively
Hard Topix, LLC uses Google Analytics, which may collect information about your computer using cookies, including your IP address, operating system, website behavior, and browser type. Data collected through cookies does NOT include any sensitive personal information you may provide. This information is used to create reports for system administration.
Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. If you do not want anonymous information collected, you can opt out of Google Analytics without this affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this page.
We also use Google AdWords remarketing to advertise Hard Topix, LLC across the Internet. AdWords remarketing will display ads tailored to you, based on what parts of our website you have viewed. To do this, AdWords places a cookie on your machine to anonymously track which pages on our site you visit. This cookie does not identify you in any way, or give us any access to your machine. The cookie communicates to the user’s browser: “This person visited this page, so show them ads relating to the content of the page they visited.” Google AdWords remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing specifically to you and display ads relevant to what you’re viewing in order to help you find the products you want more easily.
If you would like to opt out of Google AdWords, you can visit this page for more information.
Information We Collect Directly:
As a general matter, you can browse our website without submitting your personal information to us. However, you may submit personal data to us when contacting us or purchasing products. We are committed to protecting your privacy and will never sell or rent this information to a third party. This personal information may be used in the following ways:
- To respond to inquiries or requests you submit
- To confirm or communicate details regarding purchases made on our website
- To deliver merchandise purchased from our website
- To communicate special offers or updates, if you choose to opt into receiving this information
- To provide you with a better browsing experience by stocking relevant products or customizing your shopping experience
We will use reasonable efforts to securely process all personal information in line with the rights specified under the GDPR, in particular those related to the following requests:
- Access to your personal information
- Correction of the personal information that we hold
- Deletion of your personal information
- A restriction of processing of your personal information
- Transfer of your personal information to another party or
- Objection to processing of your personal information based on Hard Topix, LLC’s legitimate interest (or those of a third party) to use it if there is something about your particular situation that causes you to object to such processing
Our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to secure our site. This technology encrypts sensitive information before it is sent over the internet in order to prevent malicious third parties from accessing this information.
Processing of Payment Information:
We use PayPal to process your credit card information in order to fulfill orders made on our website. While we believe that PayPal is a secure and reputable company, we have no control over their policies, procedures, or security practices of their website. As such, we recommend that you review these policies and practices before submitting your payment information to PayPal.
We also allow you to submit your payment information to us directly for processing. We use the SSL technology described above to encrypt this data while it is transmitted and store this data on a protected server.
If you create an account on our website this data may also be accessible through your account. It is your responsibility to ensure that your account remains secure (i.e. by choosing a secure password and keeping it confidential).
However, there is always the risk that hackers or other malicious parties may gain access to your personal data. While we will do our best to protect your personal information we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through our website. You provide your personal information at your own risk, and we are not responsible for the circumvention of the privacy settings or security measures used on our website. If we have reason to believe that your personal information has been compromised, we will attempt to contact you and inform you of this breach using any personal information we have on file.
Retention and Requests for Removal of Your Information: