Effective February 1, 2019

This privacy notice hereby discloses the privacy practices for Discus Direct LLC, also doing business as Discus Direct, website https://www.discusdirectonline.com. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website, except were stated otherwise. Topics discussed are the following:

  • What information we collect.
  • With whom it is shared.
  • How it can be corrected.
  • How it is secured.
  • How policy changes will be communicated.
  • How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.

 

Collection of information, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only collect information that you voluntarily give us through email or other methods of direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent your information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you in the normal course of us conducting business for any reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization other than what is necessary to fulfill your request (e.g., to ship an order).

Unless instructed not to do so by you, we may contact you through email to tell you about specials, new arrivals, services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Control and Access to your Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us through the email address or phone number provided on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concerns you have about our use of your data.

 

Registration

As a customer, you are not required to create an account to purchase the items we have for sale. However, if you choose to register, we will collect your name, email address and mailing address upon registration. This information is used to contact you about the items we have for sale on our site in which you have expressed an interest. At your discretion/option, you may also provide demographic information such as gender or age about yourself, but it is not required.

Orders

On our order form, we will request information from in order to fulfill your order. Information collect will be your name, shipping address, email, phone and financial information such as your credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for billing purposes and to process your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use the contact information you provided to contact you.

Sharing

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, PayPal and all major credit card processing companies to bill our customers for items they purchase from us. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling our customer’s orders.

Security

We take the necessary precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via our website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information such as credit card data, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon in your web browser’s address/URL bar or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g., billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

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 your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. Please click here for our Cookie Policy. Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (e.g., advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Links

This web site contains 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.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information such as name and shipping address, and demographic information such as zip code and age level. Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Notification of Changes

Whenever changes are made or there is a modification to our current privacy policy, this notice will be emailed to all account holders and a notification link will be present on the site that links to the updated privacy notice.

Our Do Not Track (DNT) Notice

Discus Direct LLC’s DNT policy notice disclosed here discusses Discus Direct LLC’s DNT practice and provides a link to instructions for user’s to configure their web browsers to turn off or turn on DNT. DNT is a configuration setting in the user’s browser that signals to websites and advertising networks of a user’s request that they do not want to be tracked. Popular browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox provide a means for configuring the browser’s DNT.

Discus Direct LLC does not engage in tracking user’s on the site or across third-party sites for the purpose of targeted advertising, therefore, Discus Direct LLC will not honor DNT requests. There are third-party websites that do track users browsing behaviors and activities when these sites provide content to you. This allows them to customize the information they provide. There is a strong possibility that embedded content such as social media links that send the user to the site, may enact cookies on the user’s browser. At present, third parties are not allowed to collect any personally identifiable information from Discus Direct LLC’s website without your consent or provided to them by you directly. If you wish to configure your browser to set the Do Not Track signal, please follow this link: https://allaboutdnt.com

If you feel we have failed in abiding by our privacy policy, you should contact us immediately by phone at (833) 434-7287 or email us at support@discusdirectonline.com.