PLACING ORDERS AND INFORMATION COLLECTION
Peace Pawn collects information from the users of the Site at several different points on the Site. For example, we collect and/or request information when a user:
- Fills out an application for leasing / financing
- Places an order
- Requests notification of an order status
- Participates in an email newsletter
- Requests a Catalog
- Submits an E-mail
GATHERING AND SHARING OF INFORMATION, LINKS TO EXTERNAL AND CO-BRANDED WEBSITES
We monitor traffic patterns on the Site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to analyze trends and administer the Site in order to improve its layout and design and to permit Site personalization and streamlining to create the best shopping experience we can for our users. In order to perform analysis permitting such personalization and improvement of site design and user experience, we may employ suitable third parties with whom we share the information necessary to accomplish these objectives.
These statistics include no personally identifying information.
Where appropriate, we share aggregated statistical information with our business partners. These statistics include no personally identifying information.
We use PayPal credit card processing company to bill purchasers of goods and services from the Site, and depending upon the goods and services being ordered and where they are being shipped, we may also use outside suppliers and/or delivery companies to assist us in fulfilling and delivering orders. We share with them the information necessary to enable such card processing, fulfillment, and delivery of goods (i.e. name, address, and as appropriate, payment information).
Additionally, we partner with trusted third parties to provide Site users with Peace Pawn approved unique offers or services which may be of value to our users. In such instances, we will share a user’s name and address with a trusted third party to enable them to notify the user of the unique offer or service. We will never provide credit card information and you will always be provided with the opportunity to unsubscribe from any such list.
We may provide personal identifying and account information in special cases such as enforcement of our Terms of Site Use, or as required by law or legal process to protect and defend the rights and safety of our Site and its users. This includes exchanging information with other companies for purposes of fraud and credit risk reduction.
Our Site also contains links to external Internet sites as well as co-branded sites, which may be operated by an external party and they may have privacy practices that differ from those here at www.peacepawnshop.com . A co-branded site is a Website, usually operated by a third-party, and displaying that third-party’s name along with the Peace Pawn name and logo. Such co-branded sites offer Peace Pawn approved goods or services to our users. When you click on links that take you to such external or co-branded sites, you will be subject to their privacy policies, and we encourage you to become familiar with that party’s privacy policies as these may differ from those utilized on our Site. Please note that this privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Peace Pawn on our Site and, while we strongly support the protection of privacy on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of other Websites, uses of the information collected by other Websites, or the content of those other Websites.
Strong precautions are taken to protect the information of the users of our Site. When users submit sensitive information via the Site, that Information is protected both online and off-line. We take credit card and personal information security seriously and use a variety of technical solutions to make shopping safe at our Site. Furthermore, your information is encrypted and is protected utilizing the industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption software on our shopping cart. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked, or open, when you are just ‘surfing’.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also protect user- information off-line. All of the information of our Site’s users, including the sensitive information mentioned above, is maintained in a restricted section in our offices. Only those of our employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our accounting or financial representatives) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, our employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. If you have any questions about the security at our Site, please contact our accounting department.
CHILDREN’S ON-LINE PRIVACY
Peace Pawn recognizes the particular importance of protecting the privacy of children. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. When a user makes a purchase on www.peacepawnshop.com or one of our associated websites or businesses.
The initial payment is $49.00. All remaining lease payments will be determined by the cash price of the leased item and the frequency of payments. You will not own the leased merchandise or acquire ownership rights unless you make 12 months of payments or exercise an early purchase option. Not all applicants are approved. The advertised service is a rental- or lease-purchase agreement provided by Prog Leasing, LLC, or its affiliates. It is not a loan, credit or financing. While no credit history is required, Progressive obtains information from consumer reporting agencies in connection with lease application. 90-day purchase option includes a markup over invoice price (except for 3-month purchase option in CA). After 90 days, early buyout options vary by state. Acquiring ownership by leasing costs more than retailer’s cash price. Not available in MN, NJ, VT, WI or WY. Merchant participating locations only. Leasing available on select items. Not all applicants are approved. See lease for details.