a. Web Site Owner: This online privacy notice discloses thevapersworld.com’s information practices regarding what type of personal identifiable information is requested in order to make a purchase, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. thevapersworld.com is committed to protecting user privacy. When you register for an account, you may be asked to supply personally identifying information, including your name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number. The information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
1. To improve our website: We continuously analyze and update our site to improve thevapersworld.com user experience based on internally developed information and user feedback provided by you.
2. To improve customer service: We use information developed through our website and its users to help us improve customer service request responses and support inquiries.
3. To send periodic e-mail: We will only use the email address you provide for order processing and to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, and provide you with exclusive offers regarding new products and upcoming sales.
4. To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
5. To administer and process any purchases made on our website.
b. Information regarding user’s age. thevapersworld.com does not sell products for purchase by minors, and will not collect or post information from anyone under the age of 21 as required by federal law and the state in which the user resides. All purchasers must be of legal usage age and must attest to their age during the registration and purchase process. We use third party providers to verify a user’s age and personal information, and share certain information to ensure the validation is made. It is absolutely prohibited to impersonate another individual of legal age by minors. Should it become known that a person has impersonated another individual in order to make a purchase on our website, thevapersworld.com reserves the right to cancel any transaction made, and take any legal action to ensure it is not harmed by such action.
c. Collection / Use of Personal Information: We employ cookies (small files transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your browser, if allowed) that enable us to recognize your browser for capturing and remembering certain information. Cookies help us remember and process items in your shopping bag and compile data about traffic and interaction on the site so we may create an improved user experience in the future. Any information collected by thevapersworld.com via cookies is not linked to any customer’s personal information collected by us. Collection of your personal information is designed to protect access to your Account and to assist in providing you with the products and services you have requested. All personal information collected and stored by thevapersworld.com, or on its behalf, is used for specific business purposes: (1) to protect your online account and initiate your authorized orders and purchases; and (2) to assist in the design or improvement of applicable products and services.
d. Safeguarding your payment information: Thevapersworld.com uses the secured payment services of BestRate for its online payment processing. Thevapersworld.com does not save credit card information on its database, and users are required to enter credit card information in every transaction. You understand that thevapersworld.com does share certain personal information with Best Rate in order to process your transaction. Thevapersworld.com makes no representation regarding the level of protection given by Best Rate, or any other third-party payment processor it may use, and in no way shall be liable for any data breach of the third party’s website or server.
e. Lost or Stolen Information. If a customer’s credit card and/or password is lost or stolen, or you believe someone did a transaction using such stolen card, please inform us as soon as possible so we can stop the purchase and ensure non-authorized transactions do not go through.
f. Maintenance of Accurate Information: You may update your personal information online, at anytime, by using your Password to log into thevapersworld.com or by contacting thevapersworld.com customer service. To ensure that thevapersworld.com is able to protect your Account and verify your information, it is in your best interests to maintain accurate and current any records concerning your personal information.
g. Limited Access to Personal Information: Access is limited to your personal information to only those personnel with a business reason for accessing such information. In addition, all personnel are trained and educated about the importance of customer privacy.
h. Third-Party Disclosure Restrictions: All third parties with a business need to access your personal information are requested to adhere to stringent privacy policies. Your personal information may be supplied to a third party in order to process a transaction which you have authorized or if the disclosure is allowed or required by law, e.g.,complying with a court or administrative agency’s subpoenas, and/or verifying the consumers age and identity, and/or in connection with the investigation of fraudulent activity, etc.
i. Sharing of Information: You authorize thevapersworld.com to share certain information with any third party to the extent necessary to administer your purchase of Products from thevapersworld.com in accordance with your instructions and authorization.