Privacy & Security Policy

Antique Hardware & More takes your online privacy and security seriously. As security and privacy threats become more complex, the solutions to keep your information secure do as well. Thus, Antique Hardware & More wants to ensure that the latest, most current methods are employed to keep your information private and secure.

Security

Online Payment Processing

Account and credit card information is encrypted utilizing Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. (SSL pages begin with “https:” instead of “http:”). When entered on our site’s secure pages, your encrypted credit card information goes directly to Authorize.net to process your credit card payment. They are leaders in the industry and have a stellar record of keeping personal information safe. This way, we do not store your credit card information. 

Malware & Virus Protection

Our site, antique-hardware.com is protected by Sitelock which continuously monitors our site to detect and eliminate any new threats from hackers and malware.You can browse our site without the worry of malware and viruses infecting your computer.

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Privacy

Collection of Information

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our online visitors. We collect personal contact information provided voluntarily by visitors only when they:

  • sign up for our email list
  • create an account
  • or make purchases.

Your account password is encrypted so that we will never see it. We will never request your password, username and credit card information via email. Any email that you receive requesting this information is most likely fraudulent. See our Credit card Processing Policy for more information.

Aggregated information is collected automatically from visitors to our site. The aggregated information that we collect helps us to continually monitor and improve our services. This aggregated information could include browser information, access speeds, visit duration, no. of pages viewed and other non-personal information used by various analytics products.

Use of Information & Information Sharing

The information that we collect is used to:

  • Distribute email newsletter (only if voluntarily signed up)
  • Contact customers about a purchase
  • Investigate fraudulent transactions
  • Monitor & analyze trends so that we can continually improve our services to provide when customers need.

We only use personal information for contact reasons. We do not sell, trade, or give your personal information to other companies or organizations.

Cookies

Cookies from www.antique-hardware.com are downloaded to your web browser to help personalize your shopping experience such as enabling you to keep items in the shopping cart between visits, and assist with logging if desired. Your personal contact information is not collected and stored from cookies. Our site cannot access your hard drive or read cookies from other sites.

Cookies are also used to collect aggregate information that help us determine how our site is used by visitors and how we may better serve them.

It is possible to control the behavior of cookies in your browser. (See “Help” in your browser’s menu for directions). If you want to control cookies, we recommend selecting the setting for manually accepting cookies before they are downloaded. If cookies are turned off completely, you may experience some problems logging into our site.

Children’s Privacy

We understand the importance of protecting the privacy of children on the internet and fully comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we unknowingly collect personal information from a child please contact us at 1-814-777-7544 so that we can remove it.

Social Sharing

Our product information pages offer a social sharing feature which lets you share our products on social sites including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and others. This feature enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with each third party site. Please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these features to understand the scope of data collection and processing in connection with these social sharing sites.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our use of information that is collected or submitted as described in this online privacy policy. We may change this Policy from time to time; thus, we encourage you to review the Policy periodically to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

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