Privacy Policy

papanicholas.com 

PapaNicholas has developed this statement of privacy to underline our commitment to user privacy on our website. The PapaNicholas name and reputation has been synonymous with honest and trustworthy business practices since our incorporation.

Please read the following privacy policy to understand how your personal information will be used and treated as you make use of our website. Please note that this policy might change from time to time, so you should check back here periodically. Please see our Terms of Use for a more detailed legal explanation of our general online policies.

Collection, Use and Storage of Personal Information on papanicholas.com

Papanicholas.com collects information from our online guests in the following ways:

  • Site registration
  • Online orders
  • Voluntary surveys

Papanicholas.com uses information:

  • To improve the overall experience on papanicholas.com based on guest feedback and survey results.
  • To create a convenient and easy-to-use shopping process that, includes an online "shopping cart" that allows guests to track selected products and proceed through purchase.
  • To e-mail registered guests and customers about new products, services and events.
  • To better understand general consumer demographics, consumer interest, purchasing habits and other trends.

Papanicholas.com stores information in the following ways:

  • Guest registration data is stored on a website database, which is designed to assist the shopper in purchasing at our site. An individual guest's data can only be accessed with a valid guest name and password (which the guest selects during registration), or by authorized personnel within PapaNicholas.
  • Credit card details are not stored in our registration database. All guests are required to re-enter their credit card information each time they purchase from our site.
  • Data entered during the on-line ordering process (including credit card) is encrypted prior to transmission to our order fulfillment system.

Steps papanicholas.com Takes to Ensure the Privacy of Our Guests

  1. Registered guests and customers always retain control over their information.
  2. We do not share or sell information that identifies our guests personally, or makes it possible for other parties to contact them directly, to any third party that is not directly associated with PapaNicholas in the form of a subsidiary or strategic partnership. However, we may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on PapaNicholas Coffee Company or the site; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the site, guests or the public.
  3. We encrypt order information, including credit card numbers, using Verisign Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure that our customers' information is safe as it is sent over the Internet to our server.

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or information collection practices of those pages.

Please be advised that the majority of our retail marketing efforts are performed on a local basis, with names and postal addresses coming from local sources. Registration information given on the website will not be used for such efforts.

While we continually work hard to implement our privacy policy at PapaNicholas Coffee Company, we hope you will be tolerant if a mistake should occur. If you receive information from papanicholas.com that you believe is unsolicited or unwarranted, please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing webmaster@papanicholas.com. We will work to rectify the situation as quickly as possible.

Children's Guideline

Papanicholas.com does not direct itself towards children, and we ask that parents supervise their children while online. If we are made aware that a child has given us personal information, papanicholas.com will make an effort to notify the child's parents.

Public Forums

This site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or newsgroups available to its online guests. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information through these forums. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information, and should be careful and responsible whenever you are on-line.

Consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection, use and storage of your information by PapaNicholas in the manner described in this policy. PapaNicholas reserves the right to make changes to this policy, so please check back from time to time.

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