Privacy Policy

Date Modified: 10/15/2011

Personal Information Which We Collect

We gather personal information from you when either you register on our website, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communicate with us using E-mail or our website contact form.  Below you can view the particular details of how this information is collected, kept and utilized.  The privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us, which is why this privacy policy is intended to inform you of how we use and protect your personal information.

How Your Personal Information is Used

We generally receive the information from you when you register on our website, buy products directly from us, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a questionnaire or marketing communication, surf the site, or use other website features in the following ways:

To personalize the kind of content and merchandise offerings we display.
To permit us to better handle your customer service requests.
To quickly process your transactions and direct assistance inquiries.
To manage website features in which compliancy conditions must be met.
To manage our E-mail newsletter distribution and opt-out capacities.

How Information is Secured

Security steps, mainly used to maintain the safety and integrity of your personal information, have been adopted and utilized on our site and connected hardware and network. Your personal information is safeguarded behind a reinforced network, that can only be accessed by a limited number of professionals.  These individuals are required to keep any personal information they view confidential. Purchases, when placed on our website, are processed through a secure server with current security certificates. Credit card transactions shall be processed through a secure socket layer (SSL) for your security.

Utilization of Site Cookies

As most websites do, we also utilize cookies.  Cookies are merely small computer files which a website or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive by way of your web browser which permits the website or service provider’s systems to recognize your internet browser and collect and recall certain information. For example, we use cookies to help us to determine webpages you have previously visited so that we can personalize the content presented to you. Cookies are also utilized to help us determine your preferences based on prior or current site activity, which facilitates us to provide you with improved services such as writing comments on merchandise. We also make use of cookies to help us gather aggregate details about site traffic and website interaction so that we may provide you with a greater user experience and analyze features that would be useful to our valued visitors in the future.

We do contract with third-party service providers to help us in better understanding our website guests. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

You can prohibit the use of cookies by configuring your web browser so that limits how cookies are used.  Since there are a variety of web browsers available in the market, which utilize different configuration options, it’s important that you examine the documentation that accompanies the web browser you are using to limit the use of cookies.  Please be aware, however, that restricting the utilize of cookies can result in some site features being unavailable on our website and many other websites.

Release of Personal Information

We don’t sell, exchange, or otherwise transfer to outside organizations your personal information unless we give you advance notice, except as noted below. The term “outside parties” doesn’t include Top Hand Blender.  It also does not include our website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in maintaining our site, conducting our operational activities, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information private. We may also release your personal information when we believe releasing it is appropriate to maintain compliance with the law, enforce our website policies, and to protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Please be aware that non-personally identifiable visitor data may be supplied to other parties for marketing, advertising or additional uses.

Modifying the Information You Have Given to Us

The only information in which individuals may modify, opt-out of and/or eliminate is from our E-mail newsletter.  Unsubscribing from our newsletter will result in all private information being purged.  Direct communication with us, orders placed on our site, and additional transactions which require precise records can not be altered by individual customers.

Third Party Hyperlinks

The internet (web) consists of many websites that link to each other.  We also link to other external websites and have no control over how such websites collect, use and transfer personal information.  For this reason, our privacy policy does not cover how they may deal with private data.  Many of the third party sites that we link to use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to obtain information for valid purposes.  Please read the specific privacy policies on those sites which we have linked to in order to determine how they handle and manage personal information.

Stated Privacy Policy Modifications

Updates made to this privacy policy will occur over time and will be displayed on this page.  Updates made to our privacy policy will be enforced from that published date forward.  You may determine when this privacy policy was last changed by looking at the date displayed on the top of this webpage.

Questions and User Feedback

We encourage our guests to contact us with their questions and feedback regarding this privacy policy or any matter involving our site.

Privacy Policy Coverage

Our privacy policy only cover actions that occur on this website.  Orders and communications which occur by telephone, in-person or by other means are not covered under this specific policy.

Your Authorization

By utilizing this website, and making use of its many features, you hereby give to us your authorization that you agree to this privacy policy and its terms.