This privacy policy describes LocalPiercers.com current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by LocalPiercers.com through this web site. This privacy policy does not apply to information-collected offline or in any other way. The term “personal data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, and any other information that identifies you personally.

Your Consent. By using this web site, you consent to our use of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.

Notification Of Changes To This Policy. LocalPiercers.com is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this web site and improving and adding to its existing services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, LocalPiercers.com’s data practices will change from time to time.

Personal Data Collected Through This Web Site. LocalPiercers.com will only collect the necessary data needed to ship body jewelry once an order is placed. This data usually includes your name and address. However, sensitive data used when placing an order is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Your financial information is never collected or stored on our servers. We also do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer any personal information to outside parties.

All supplied credit card information is transmitted via SSL technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway provider’s database, only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Anonymous Data. LocalPiercers.com uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our web site. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our web site, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view.

This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our web site.

Cookies. In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, LocalPiercers.com uses temporary “cookies.” Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.

Additionally, cookies also help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart.

Please note that, in order for certain applications on LocalPiercers.com’s web site to function properly, if at all, it is necessary for your computer to accept cookies.

Links to Other Sites. This privacy policy applies only to this web site. This site contains many hyperlinks to web sites that are not operated by LocalPiercers.com. These links are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party web sites or any association with their operators. LocalPiercers.com does not control these web sites and is not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.

Governing Law. This privacy policy forms part of our web site Terms and Conditions and as such shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington.

Questions About Our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or concerns about the way LocalPiercers.com uses personal data, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.