Privacy Policy

OVERVIEW
Thank you for visiting http://www.ponziwines.com (the “Website”) and reviewing our Privacy Policy. Your privacy is important to us.


ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY ONLY
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.


YOUR CONSENT
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.


CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.


CHILDREN’S ISSUES
The Website is not directed to children under twenty-one (21) years of age, and children under such age must not use the website or services offered on it to submit any individually identifiable information about themselves.


COPYRIGHT
The materials found on the Website are protected by United States and other copyright laws, except for works of the United States Government pursuant to 1 U.S.C. Section 105. The selection, arrangement and presentation of all materials (including information in the public domain), and the overall design of the Website are copyright © May 13, 2009, Ponzi Vineyards. Permission is granted to view and print materials from http://www.ponziwines.com for the non-commercial purpose of viewing, reading and retaining for reference. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission or modification of information or materials on this site, whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of Ponzi Vineyards, is strictly prohibited.


WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

All customers of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into their Store account. Click the ‘My Account’ link on the on screen shopping cart to log in.

Like most websites, we use cookies and/or web beacons to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Please refer to the ‘do we use cookies?’ section below for information about cookies and how we use them.


WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To process transactions Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails To send periodic emails (The email address you provide will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, products, events and services from Ponzi Vineyards.


Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. Unsubscribing removes you from our email marketing list however we may contact you by email in regard to a pending order or to update your account information.


If you are a cellar club member. Unsubscribing removes you from our email marketing list however you will still receive pertinent cellar club related emails.


HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order


We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.


DO WE USE COOKIES?
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.


We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.


If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders by contacting customer service.


THIRD PARTY LINKS
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We may contract with third party marketing companies to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. They may collect non-personal information about your visits to our website, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use non-personal information about your visits to this and other websites to target advertisements for goods and services. These targeted advertisements may appear on other websites that you visit. The anonymous information is collected through the use of technology such as Cookies and Web Beacons, which are industry standard. No Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) is collected in this process.


We may share your PII and non-personal information, including your name, address, email address and any transactions you conduct on our website or offline with us with a third party advertising partner and its service providers in order to deliver tailored advertising to you that match your interests when you visit our website as well as other websites. Our advertising partner will make the data that we provide anonymous so that no one else will receive your PII.


DATA RETENTION
We and our Vendor will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please use the opt-out link below. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


OPT-OUT
You may generally opt-out of the use of your information for tailored advertising purposes. To learn more about the use of this information or to choose not to have this information used by our third-party advertising partner by opting out please visit the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking here. If you delete your Cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.


NO WARRANTIES
http://www.ponziwines.com does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the website, the materials, any products, information or service provided through the website, or any sites listed therein, and the website will not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. The website does not warrant that it will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in it will be corrected. The website is provided on an “as is, as available” basis.


In no event will the website or its members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same be liable for (1) any incidental, consequential or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the website, the materials or any information, or transactions provided on the website or downloaded from the website, even if the website or its authorized representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or (2) any claim attributable to errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the website, the materials and/or listings or information downloaded through the website. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, the websites liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.


INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Website and its members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and expenses), claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the Website and any violation of this Privacy Policy by you.


GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
This Privacy Policy constitutes a contract made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon.


LAST UPDATE
This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 16th, 2014.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions or comments regarding the Website should be sent by e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by U.S. mail to 19500 SW Mountain Home Road, Sherwood, OR 97140.