PRIVACY POLICY

  1. INTRODUCTION

THIS PRIVACY POLICY WAS LAST MODIFIED ON 4/23/2021. TTA APPAREL, LLC, HERE BY ALSO REFERRED TO AS (“US”, “WE”, OR “OUR”), OPERATES HTTPS://WWW.TTAAPPAREL.COM. THIS PAGE INFORMS YOU OF OUR POLICIES REGARDING THE COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM USERS OF THE SITE. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS POLICY.

TTA APPAREL (HTTPS://TTAAPPAREL.COM ) APPRECIATES YOUR BUSINESS AND TRUST. WE ARE A U.S. BASED COMPANY, PROVIDING PRODUCTS FOR CIGAR ENTHUSIASTS. PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PROVIDING CONSENT TO BOTH DOCUMENTS PRIOR TO USING OUR SERVICES.

  1. DATA COLLECTED 

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

WHILE USING OUR SITE, WE MAY ASK YOU TO PROVIDE US WITH CERTAIN PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION THAT CAN BE USED TO CONTACT OR IDENTIFY YOU. PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (PII) MAY INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, EMAIL ADDRESS, AND PHONE NUMBER.

WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU, TAKE AND HANDLE ORDERS, DELIVER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, PROCESS PAYMENTS, AND COMMUNICATE WITH YOU ABOUT ORDERS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AND PROMOTIONAL OFFERS.

DATA STORAGE LOCATION

WE ARE A U.S. BASED COMPANY AND YOUR DATA RESIDES ON WEB SERVERS HOSTED BY A WEB HOSTING COMPANY.  ONLINE GMBH ADHERES TO THE EU/US “PRIVACY SHIELD”, ENSURING THAT YOUR DATA IS SECURELY STORED AND GDPR COMPLIANT.

REGISTRATION/SUBSCRIPTION DATA

IF YOU REGISTER/SUBSCRIBE ON OUR WEBSITE, WE STORE YOUR CHOSEN USERNAME AND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND ANY ADDITIONAL PERSONAL INFORMATION ADDED TO YOUR USER PROFILE. YOU CAN SEE, EDIT, OR DELETE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AT ANY TIME WITH THE EXCEPTION OF CHANGING YOUR USERNAME. OUR WEBSITE ADMINISTRATORS CAN ALSO SEE AND EDIT THIS INFORMATION.

COMMENTS

WHEN YOU LEAVE COMMENTS ON THE WEBSITE, WE COLLECT THE DATA SHOWN IN THE COMMENTS FORM, AND ALSO THE IP ADDRESS AND BROWSER USER AGENT STRING TO HELP SPAM DETECTION.

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

VISITOR COMMENTS MAY BE CHECKED THROUGH AN AUTOMATED SPAM DETECTION SERVICE.

HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

IF YOU LEAVE A COMMENT, THE COMMENT AND ITS METADATA ARE RETAINED INDEFINITELY. THIS IS SO WE CAN RECOGNIZE AND APPROVE ANY FOLLOW-UP COMMENTS AUTOMATICALLY INSTEAD OF HOLDING THEM IN A MODERATION QUEUE.

FOR USERS THAT REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE (IF ANY), WE ALSO STORE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION THEY PROVIDE IN THEIR USER PROFILE. ALL USERS CAN SEE, EDIT, OR DELETE THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION AT ANY TIME (EXCEPT THEY CANNOT CHANGE THEIR USERNAME). WEBSITE ADMINISTRATORS CAN ALSO SEE AND EDIT THAT INFORMATION.

CASES FOR USING THE PERSONAL DATA

WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE FOLLOWING CASES:

  • VERIFICATION/IDENTIFICATION OF THE USER DURING WEBSITE USAGE
  • PROVIDING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
  • SENDING UPDATES TO OUR USERS WITH IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO INFORM ABOUT NEWS/CHANGES
  • CHECKING THE ACCOUNTS’ ACTIVITY IN ORDER TO PREVENT FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS AND ENSURE THE SECURITY
  • CUSTOMIZE THE WEBSITE TO MAKE YOUR EXPERIENCE MORE PERSONAL AND ENGAGING
  • GUARANTEE OVERALL PERFORMANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS RUN SMOOTHLY.
  1. EMBEDDED CONTENT 

PAGES ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE EMBEDDED CONTENT, LIKE YOUTUBE VIDEOS, FOR EXAMPLE. EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES BEHAVES IN THE EXACT SAME WAY AS IF YOU VISITED THE OTHER WEBSITE.

THESE WEBSITES MAY COLLECT DATA ABOUT YOU, USE COOKIES, EMBED ADDITIONAL THIRD-PARTY TRACKING, AND MONITOR YOUR INTERACTION WITH THAT EMBEDDED CONTENT, INCLUDING TRACKING YOUR INTERACTION WITH THE EMBEDDED CONTENT IF YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT AND ARE LOGGED-IN TO THAT WEBSITE. BELOW YOU CAN FIND A LIST OF THE SERVICES WE USE:

YOUTUBE

WE USE YOUTUBE VIDEOS EMBEDDED ON OUR SITE. YOUTUBE HAS ITS OWN COOKIE AND PRIVACY POLICIES OVER WHICH WE HAVE NO CONTROL. THERE IS NO INSTALLATION OF COOKIES FROM YOUTUBE AND YOUR IP IS NOT SENT TO A YOUTUBE SERVER UNTIL YOU CONSENT TO IT. SEE YOUTUBE PRIVACY POLICY.

  1. COOKIES 

THIS SITE USES COOKIES – SMALL TEXT FILES THAT ARE PLACED ON YOUR MACHINE TO HELP THE SITE PROVIDE A BETTER USER EXPERIENCE. IN GENERAL, COOKIES ARE USED TO RETAIN USER PREFERENCES, STORE INFORMATION FOR THINGS LIKE SHOPPING CARTS, AND PROVIDE ANONYMIZED TRACKING DATA TO THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS LIKE GOOGLE ANALYTICS. COOKIES GENERALLY EXIST TO MAKE YOUR BROWSING EXPERIENCE BETTER. HOWEVER, YOU MAY PREFER TO DISABLE COOKIES ON THIS SITE AND ON OTHERS. THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO DO THIS IS TO DISABLE COOKIES IN YOUR BROWSER. WE SUGGEST CONSULTING THE HELP SECTION OF YOUR BROWSER.

  1. WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA 

IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER OF OUR SITE, THERE IS NO PERSONAL INFORMATION WE CAN RETAIN OR VIEW REGARDING YOURSELF.

IF YOU ARE A MEMBER WITH AN AUTHORIZED ACCOUNT, YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED BY:

  • OUR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS
  • OUR SUPPORTERS WHEN THEY (IN ORDER TO PROVIDE SUPPORT) NEED TO GET THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLIENT ACCOUNTS AND ACCESS
  • THE MEMBER LOGGED INTO THEIR INDIVIDUAL PROFILE
  1. THIRD-PARTY ACCESS TO YOUR DATA 

WE DON’T SHARE YOUR DATA WITH THIRD-PARTIES IN A WAY AS TO REVEAL ANY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION LIKE EMAIL, NAME, ETC. THE ONLY EXCEPTIONS ARE FOR PARTNERS WE HAVE TO SHARE LIMITED DATA WITH IN ORDER TO PROVIDE ORDER DELIVERY & STATUS.

  1. SECURITY MEASURES 

WE USE THE SSL/HTTPS PROTOCOL THROUGHOUT OUR SITE. THIS ENCRYPTS OUR USER COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE SERVERS SO THAT PERSONAL IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS NOT CAPTURED/HIJACKED BY THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION.

IN CASE OF A DATA BREACH, SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS WILL IMMEDIATELY TAKE ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO ENSURE SYSTEM INTEGRITY, BY CONTACTING AFFECTED USERS AND ATTEMPTING TO RESET PASSWORDS IF NEEDED.

WE RECOMMEND YOU USE UNIQUE PASSWORDS OR PASS PHRASES FOR EACH OF YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNTS. ALSO, BE SURE TO SIGN OFF WHEN FINISHED USING A SHARED COMPUTER.

  1. YOUR DATA RIGHTS 

GENERAL RIGHTS

IF YOU ARE A MEMBER ON THIS WEBSITE, YOU CAN REQUEST A FILE OF THE PERSONAL DATA WE RETAIN, INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONAL DATA YOU HAVE PROVIDED TO US.

YOU CAN ALSO REQUEST THAT WE ERASE ANY OF THE PERSONAL DATA WE HAVE STORED. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY DATA WE ARE OBLIGED TO KEEP FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, LEGAL, OR SECURITY PURPOSES. IN SHORT, WE CANNOT ERASE DATA THAT IS VITAL TO YOU BEING AN ACTIVE CUSTOMER (I.E. BASIC ACCOUNT INFORMATION LIKE AN EMAIL ADDRESS).

IF YOU WISH THAT ALL OF YOUR DATA IS ERASED, WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO OFFER ANY SUPPORT OR OTHER PRODUCT-RELATED SERVICES TO YOU.

GDPR RIGHTS

YOUR PRIVACY IS CRITICALLY IMPORTANT TO US. GOING FORWARD WITH THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR), WE AIM TO SUPPORT THE GDPR STANDARD. TTA APPAREL, LLC PERMITS RESIDENTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO USE ITS SITE. THEREFORE, IT IS THE INTENT OF TTA APPAREL TO COMPLY WITH THE EUROPEAN GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION. FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE SEE  EU GDPR INFORMATION PORTAL.

  1. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES 

TTA APPAREL MAY POST LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES ON THIS WEBSITE. THESE THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES ARE NOT SCREENED FOR PRIVACY OR SECURITY COMPLIANCE BY TTA APPAREL, AND YOU RELEASE US FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR THE CONDUCT OF THESE THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES.

ALL SOCIAL MEDIA SHARING LINKS, EITHER DISPLAYED AS TEXT LINKS OR SOCIAL MEDIA ICONS DO NOT CONNECT YOU TO ANY OF THE ASSOCIATED THIRD PARTIES, UNLESS YOU EXPLICITLY CLICK ON THEM.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS PRIVACY POLICY, AND ANY OTHER POLICIES IN PLACE, IN ADDITION TO ANY AMENDMENTS, DOES NOT CREATE RIGHTS ENFORCEABLE BY THIRD PARTIES OR REQUIRE DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION RELATING TO MEMBERS OF THE SERVICE OR SITE. TTA APPAREL BEARS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE INFORMATION COLLECTED OR USED BY ANY ADVERTISER OR THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE. PLEASE REVIEW THE PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF SERVICE FOR EACH SITE YOU VISIT THROUGH THIRD-PARTY LINKS.

  1. RELEASE OF YOUR DATA FOR LEGAL PURPOSES 

AT TIMES IT MAY BECOME NECESSARY OR DESIRABLE TO TTA APPAREL, FOR LEGAL PURPOSES, TO RELEASE YOUR INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO A REQUEST FROM A GOVERNMENT AGENCY OR A PRIVATE LITIGANT. YOU AGREE THAT WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO A THIRD-PARTY WHERE WE BELIEVE, IN GOOD FAITH, THAT IT IS DESIRABLE TO DO SO FOR THE PURPOSES OF A CIVIL ACTION, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, OR OTHER LEGAL MATTER. IN THE EVENT THAT WE RECEIVE A SUBPOENA AFFECTING YOUR PRIVACY, WE MAY ELECT TO NOTIFY YOU TO GIVE YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO FILE A MOTION TO QUASH THE SUBPOENA, OR WE MAY ATTEMPT TO QUASH IT OURSELVES, BUT WE ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO DO EITHER. WE MAY ALSO PROACTIVELY REPORT YOU, AND RELEASE YOUR INFORMATION TO, THIRD PARTIES WHERE WE BELIEVE THAT IT IS PRUDENT TO DO SO FOR LEGAL REASONS, SUCH AS OUR BELIEF THAT YOU HAVE ENGAGED IN FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES. YOU RELEASE US FROM ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY ARISE FROM OR RELATE TO THE RELEASE OF YOUR INFORMATION TO A REQUEST FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OR PRIVATE LITIGANTS.

ANY PASSING ON OF PERSONAL DATA FOR LEGAL PURPOSES WILL ONLY BE DONE IN COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS OF THE COUNTRY YOU RESIDE IN.

  1. AMENDMENTS 

WE MAY AMEND THIS PRIVACY POLICY FROM TIME TO TIME. WHEN WE AMEND THIS PRIVACY POLICY, WE WILL UPDATE THIS PAGE ACCORDINGLY AND REQUIRE YOU TO ACCEPT THE AMENDMENTS IN ORDER TO BE PERMITTED TO CONTINUE USING OUR SERVICES.