Privacy

Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for PromoVentures, INC which is the company that manages and maintains the MakitaGear WebStore. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Your Contact Information

When you place an order through this WebStore, any information that you share with us will be kept strictly confidential.  We use it only for the purpose of fulfilling any order(s) you place through the MakitaGear WebStore.  We will not sell or rent this information to any 3rd party.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about changes and improvements to the WebStore or with special offers which are pre-approved by Makita management management as they relate to this WebStore.


Your Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via email at makitagear@promoventures.com or by calling the toll free phone number (888-443-9777) show on every page of the WebStore.  Upon request, you can:

  • Find out what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change or correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


Credit Card Data Security

We take every precautions to protect your information.  First off, no employee of PromoVentures, or MakitaGear Inc., will ever have access to your full credit card number.

The personnel that manage and support this WebStore only ever have access to the last 4 digits of your credit card number.  We never store full credit card numbers in any of the databases or on any of the web servers that power this or any of our WebStore systems.  Read below to understand how your sensitive credit card data is further protected.

The secure checkout pages of this WebStore will encrypt your credit card data and billing information for every order using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology provided by GEOtrust.com.  This provides 128-bit encryption, which is the current standard of encryption for all e-commerce web sites.  

The encrypted data gets sent directly from the WebStore to one of the Web's most recognized and trusted Payment Gateways, Authorize.net.  It is their software that connects to the world's banking networks to deliver instant credit decisions and facilitate the transfer of funds from bank to bank.  The data never actually comes to PromoVentures or MakitaGear.  We only get notification of the approval (or denail) of credit for that transaction along with a refefence which includes the last 4 digits of the card that was used. 

The system is setup this way in order to conform with PCI-DSS or Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.

Through the Control Panel that Authorize.net provides to us, we can view all of the WebStore transactions and process credits and/or adjustments to a transaction. We only have access the last 4 digits of your credit card number for reference purposes.  

SSL CERTIFICATES by GEOTRUST
This WebStore is secured using 128-bit encryption technology through an SSL Certificate that is issued by GeoTrust.  You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 888-443-9777 or via email at makitagear@promoventures.com

 

 

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