CigarandPipes.com strive to protect against any unauthorized access of customers data and information during the transmission of orders and for your protection use Premium Extended Validation Secure Sockets Layer (EV SSL) software, which automatically creates an encrypted connection with a visitor’s browser when entering our website. Once the connection is complete a padlock icon and HTTPS prefix appear in the visitor’s browser and the visitor’s status bar will turn green; verifying to them they are safe to share personal information in our SSL-protected environment. Our SSL software uses SHA-2 technology and the ‘World’s Strongest Encryption’, a 2048-bit encryption, to stop hackers and protect your information, including credit card numbers when purchasing online. CigarandPipes.com also uses SiteLock software to compliment our EV SSL certificate which provides up to $1,000,000 in liability protection, the SiteLock acts as an extra secure barrier by automatically finding and eliminating any malware harmful to the site or the customers. Additionally our SiteLock automatically and routinely scans for and closes any security gaps that hackers may be trying to use.
Upon entering our SSL and SiteLock secured website; CigarandPipes.com gathers, manages and uses certain information and data entered on our website or submitted to us in any other way. We gather, manage and use this information and data exclusively to improve your online shopping experience. You may choose not to enter certain information or data on our website, but it may limit or restrict your experience on CigarandPipes.com. We collect information during the order process such as your name, billing address, shipping address, phone number and email address; this information must be provided to complete a purchase and may be used to contact you in regards to your order. When processing the payment your credit card information is encrypted when transmitted and only shared with our bank thru our payment gateway for authorization purposes. We do not store your credit card information on our website. We encrypt all information a customer provides us and do not sell, share or rent any of your information to others in any way else then described in this policy.
CigarandPipes.com uses and contracts to use non-affiliated 3rd party companies products; to better services and facilitate your online shopping experience. We use non-affiliated 3rd party companies products for services such marketing and email marketing, material distribution, website analysis, visitor and customer tracking, age verification, fraud protection, payment processing, credit card authorization, order fulfillment and shipping services. We only authorize these 3rd party companies to use the necessary information to complete their specified duties. All the non-affiliated 3rd party companies that CigarandPipes.com uses are industry leading companies in their respective fields and CigarandPipes.com holds all the 3rd party companies accountable to operate with the highest level of professional ethical standards.
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