Privacy Policy

Information Collection
Four Winds International, LLC. is the sole owner of the information collected on www.fourwindsintl.com. Four Winds International, LLC. collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.

Registration
In order to use portions of this Web site, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give contact information such as name and email address. We use this information to contact the user about services on our site for which he has expressed interest. It is optional for the user to provide demographic information such as age, income level and gender, but encouraged so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site.

Information Use
If a user registers, he or she may opt in to receive email announcements related to Four Winds International, LLC. products, sales, etc. Registered users may opt out of these email announcements at any time. If a user registers, he or she may provide optional information related to his/her country and zipcodes. This information is used by Four Winds International, LLC. to better understand the demographic profile of it’s web users.

Profile
We store information that we collect through cookies and log files to create a profile of our users. A profile is stored information that we keep on individual users that details their viewing preferences. Consequently, collected information may be tied to the users’ personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site for the user. This profile is used to tailor a user’s visit to our Web site, and to direct pertinent marketing promotions to them. We do not share your profile with other third parties.

Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies help Four Winds International, LLC. provide personalization services on its website. By setting a cookie on our site, users would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If users reject the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our site. For example, the user will not be able to set up a private page in the “Personal Space” section of the website. Also, they will not be able to see pricing on inventory items. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.

Log Files
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Communications from the Site
Special Offers and Updates
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify email addresses. Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, or a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.

Service Announcements
On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Customer Service
We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone, in accordance with the users wishes.

Sharing
Legal Disclaimer
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.

Third parties
We DO NOT Share Personal Information with Third Parties.

Business Transitions
In the event Four Winds International, LLC. goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

Choice/Opt-out
Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications may opt-out of receiving these communications at the time they register, or by changing this preference on their account details page.

Links
This Web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Four Winds International, LLC. , are not responsible for the 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 each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Tell-A-Friend
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site or a product on our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. Four Winds International, LLC. will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. Four Winds International, LLC. does not store this this information.

Security
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line. If users have any questions about the security at our Web site, users can send an email to info@fourwindsintl.com.

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users’ personally identifiable information. This can usually be done at the My Account page or by emailing our Customer Support at info@fourwindsintl.com. Or, contact us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If, however, we are going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email and by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.

Contact Information
If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:
Phone: 614.569.8332
Email: info@fourwindsintl.com
Postal Address: 6706 Thorne St. Worthington, OH 43085, USA