Oldripvanwinkle.com’s Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is very important to us. Our Privacy Policy describes the types of information we gather and how we use it. If the information utilization practice of Oldripvanwinkle.com ever change, we will let you know by posting the Privacy Policy adjustments on our Web site. In addition, we will notify you by e-mail of any such material changes before we use your personal information in a manner not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. At that time we will remind you that you always have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your personal information.

Sharing Information Collected Online with Third Parties, Consultants and Affiliates

Oldripvanwinkle.com does not share, sell or trade with third parties your personal information gathered online, such as e-mail addresses, personal information collected as part of an online survey, or other specific details about you. We do not contribute to or participate in cooperative databases, which give other companies access to such personal information. For privacy purposes, all information relating to our customers is stored on a highly secure server.

Oldripvanwinkle.com may share personal information gathered online with consultants and affiliates solely for an internal business purpose and also may be required to divulge personal information if such information is subpoenaed or if Oldripvanwinkle.com believes that registration has been used to commit unlawful act or acts that may endanger the health or safety of another user or of the general public.

Oldripvanwinkle.com may share aggregate information with affiliates and consultants solely for an internal business purpose.

Use of Information by Oldripvanwinkle.com

We gather certain types of customer information in an effort to improve our site, its content, and your experience.

Information Gathered by Buffalotrace.com

Buffalotrace.com accumulates one type of information about users: aggregate information (such as information about how many users log on to our sites on a daily basis, types of browsers used, screen resolution, etc.).

Aggregate Information Gathered Online by Buffalotrace.com

Aggregate information is non-personally identifiable/anonymous information about you, such as pages you access most frequently or search terms you enter. Aggregate information is used in a collective manner, and no single person can be identified by that compiled information. For example, the number of people who visited the Oldripvanwinkle.com products page is aggregate information that does not personally identify a specific user Tracking Internet Protocol (IP) addresses is one method of collecting aggregate information about your activities online, as well as information volunteered by you directly to us. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you surf the Web. The computers, which deliver the Web pages to you, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you request a page from our site, our servers log your IP address. Oldripvanwinkle.com may collect some or all of this information at any time.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that Web sites, when you visit them, often store on your hard drive. A cookie may contain information (such as a unique user ID), which is used to track the pages of sites you’ve visited. Oldripvanwinkle.com uses cookies to measure activity on our site, which allows us to determine which areas and features of our site are most popular. This information allows us to make improvements and updates to enhance your Oldripvanwinkle.com experience.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off on your browser. If you turn cookies off, though, you may not be able to browse our site.

Children and Privacy

Oldripvanwinkle.com is concerned about the safety of children on the Internet, particularly with respect to the issue of underage drinking. Although we require our visitors to be of legal drinking age, we realize that we cannot prohibit those of less than drinking age to visit our site. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be familiar with the sites their children visit.

Links to Other Sites

Oldripvanwinkle.com does contain links to sites other than our own. Those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as Oldripvanwinkle.com. We have no responsibility for those sites and provide these links solely for the convenience of our visitors. These sites may send their own cookies to you and may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with Oldripvanwinkle.com’s privacy policy. Oldripvanwinkle.com does not control the content that appears on these sites and takes no responsibility for their content, nor should it be implied that Oldripvanwinkle.com endorses or otherwise recommends such sites or their products or services offered.

Additional Information

No transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Oldripvanwinkle.com to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your personal information, Oldripvanwinkle.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you choose to visit our site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to limitations of damages and application of the law of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall Oldripvanwinkle.com or its affiliates be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages that result from the use of the information or materials on the Oldripvanwinkle.com site, even if Oldripvanwinkle.com or an authorized representative of Oldripvanwinkle.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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At the Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, we kindly remind everyone to drink responsibly, and ask that only individuals of legal drinking age enter this site.