Privacy Policy

Patric Chocolate Privacy Policy as of September 9th, 2013.  This privacy policy replaces all previous privacy policies.

Notice: This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for http://www.Patric-Chocolate.com This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

3. How you can correct or change your stored personal information when applicable.

4. The security procedures in place to protect from misuse of your information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing: We are owners of the information that we collect on this site. We only have access to/collect personally-identifiable information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact with us. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason for which you contacted us. Patric Chocolate may also contact you via email in the future regarding your orders, or to alert you of changes to this privacy policy.

Information is collected in the following ways:

Cookies: We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve customer access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you will not have to log in to your account more than once, thereby saving you time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users in order to enhance the experience on our site.

Third-party cookies: Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, Google.com) to track aggregated demographic information. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

Orders: To purchase products from Patric Chocolate, you will be required to provide contact information (such as name, shipping address, phone number and email address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date, and billing address). This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

Sharing of Customer Information:

Third-Party Sharing: We will not share any information that we collect from our customers during account registration and/or placing of orders, with any third party outside of our organization, with the three following exceptions:

1) Order Fulfillment: In order to fulfill your order, including shipping and confirmation of shipment, we may use information such as name, shipping address, and email address that may be visible to third-party shipping services such as the US Postal Service, UPS, and/or postage printing services such as Endicia.com.

2) Newsletters: In order to send the infrequent—generally once per month—educational/promotional Patric Chocolate newsletter, customer e-mails will be stored on the third-party database of Constant Contacthttp://www.constantcontact.com/ which offers an immediate SafeUnsubscribe option for all newsletter recipients.  This feature allows customers to opt out of receiving such newsletters by unsubscribing using the “SafeUnsubscribe” link in the footer of the newsletter itself, or by e-mailing Patric Chocolate directly atcustomer.service@patric-chocolate.com

3) Credit Card Processing: Our credit card processing service is either Paypal.com or 2Checkout.com. We use these services to securely process—using SSL secure connections–credit cards used to place orders onhttp://www.Patric-chocolate.com for Patric Chocolate goods and services. Your credit card information and contact information may be stored by Paypal.com or 2Checkout.com, upon placing an order, in order to allow for partial or full refunds, should they become necessary.  Paypal.com and 2Checkout.com comply with PCI standards for security and handling credit card and other personal information.

Links: This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or 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 any other site that collects personally identifiable information. Redress: If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, then you are urged to contact Patric Chocolate immediately at:customer.service@patric-chocolate.com

Keeping our customers’ privacy safe is of the utmost importance to us.