Last Updated January 18, 2012

Branding Iron Studios respects your privacy. We hold your trust in high regard and commit to providing you with all of the information you need to manage and protect your online privacy while using our site. Our Privacy Policy describes what information we collect when you use our products and services, why we collect it, and how we safeguard it.

Your use of the BrandingIronStudios.com Web site implies your consent to our Privacy Policy, so we encourage you to take a moment to review the details below. If you have any questions or comments about our policy, or our use of your personal information, please contact us.

Information We Collect

We will only collect personally identifiable information about you if you choose to provide it to us voluntarily. You may browse our site without providing any personally identifiable information; however you will be required to provide this information when placing an order and when using our account and marketing management tools. This information is used for the sole purpose of account management and customer service and is not shared with or sold to anyone.

We collect the following types of information from our visitors:

  • Traditional contact, account, preferences, and payment method information. This information includes your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, newsletter preferences, and a password of your choosing.
  • Typical technical data. This information includes data regarding Web pages visited, clickstreams, IP addresses, browser type, operating system, and referring Web sites.

How We Use Collected Information

We will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to anyone. All personal information, including your credit card information, is processed via our secure server and is only kept as required for processing and will be destroyed as soon as possible. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect sensitive data when it is transferred over the internet.

During the normal course of business, we collect information for the following purposes:

  • To provide requested customer service and support.
  • To process your orders.
  • For Web site administration purposes.
  • To evaluate, review, and improve our Web site.
  • To customize the site for our registered users on multiple visits to the site.

We will sometimes share information with our business partners when necessary to provide products or services you have requested under the following circumstances:

  • We provide the information to trusted partners and suppliers who work on our behalf under confidentiality agreements.
  • We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  • We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
  • We are acquired by or merged with another company.

Our Use of Cookies

We use cookies to customize and enhance your shopping experience. We respect your preferences regarding cookies and you may choose to browse our site without cookies by changing the cookie settings in your browser. You will need cookies enabled to complete a purchase online or use our online account and marketing management tools.

Email Communications

When you voluntarily choose to receive marketing communications from us, we will occasionally send you emails based on your interests. These emails may describe marketing opportunities, featured products, new items, sales, and changes to our site. You may change your email marketing preferences at any time by logging in to your My Branding Iron account. You may also remove your name from any mailing list by simply clicking the unsubscribe link provided on the emails sent to you. Please allow 10 business days for us to process your opt-out requests.

If you decide to opt-out of our marketing emails, you will continue to receive email communications from us regarding orders you place as well as responses to your customer service inquiries.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Web site may link to Web sites maintained by outside organizations. Please be aware that these third-party Web sites are governed by their own privacy policies and do not fall within our policy. We are not responsible for the content or policies maintained by other Web sites. Please familiarize yourself with the privacy policy of any third-party Web site you visit, as it will govern any information you submit through that website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, modify, or amend our Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy from time to time for any changes. Your continued use of our Web site implies your consent to our updated policies.