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Privacy Policy

Howard Blas ("Howard Blas", "we", "us" or "our") is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy explains how we use the information we collect about you and the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

The services available at http://www.howardblas.com are provided by Howard Blas.

Your privacy is very important to us. Please read this Privacy Policy to learn about the ways in which we use and protect your personal information.

This privacy policy applies from December 21st, 2008 for all users of the Howard Blas site.

Overview

By accepting this Privacy Policy you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner prescribed in this Privacy Policy. If you object to this use and disclosure please do not register with us.

Contents

The Information we collect

When you register with Howard Blas and/or place an order, we need to know your name, billing address, credit or debit card number and expiry date (and in the case of a debit card, your card's issue number), e-mail address and optionally your telephone number. This information allows us to fulfil your order and notify you of the status of your order.

We monitor customer traffic on an aggregate basis in order to help us develop and improve our web site for the benefit of our customers. In order to enhance your use of the web site you will be given a session ID which will only last for the duration of your visit to the site. Each time you visit the site you will have a different session ID. The session ID which you will be given has no bearing on any personal information you have supplied to us, it is randomly generated by our servers for your visit.

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this Policy. If we change our Privacy Policy we will post the changes on this page so that you may be aware of them. We will also e-mail you should we make any changes and give you a chance to ask us not to use your information in that way. Because the Internet infrastructure is global, and it is not possible to predict the routes that information sent over the Internet will take, the information you provide may be transferred via any route between you and us. By submitting your information you consent to this transfer.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file that can be stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our site may use a cookie to temporarily store your session ID during your visit to our site. No other information will be stored or collected from our site's cookies on your machine.

You can usually change your browser settings so that it will not accept cookies, if you prefer not to accpet them.

Security of your Information

We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us. This is to prevent unauthorised access or unlawful processing of your personal information.

Your Consent

By submitting your information and using our web site, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information by us in the manner set out in this Policy. If we change our Privacy Policy we will post the changes on this web site so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use and under what circumstances we disclose it. We will also email you should we make any changes to give you a chance to ask us not to use your information in that way.

Disclaimer

The nature of Internet communications means that your communications may be susceptible to data corruption, interception and delays. Howard Blas Ltd ("Howard Blas") shall not be responsible for any detrimental reliance you place on this web site or its contents.

Howard Blas is providing this site and its contents (including any downloadable data) on an "as is" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties, whether express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. In addition, Howard Blas makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose of the information and related graphics published in this site or that any software or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

The information contained in this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of Howard Blas howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

Neither Howard Blas nor any of its directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this site in any way. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

Web/Hyper links

Our web site may contain web/hyper-links. These hyper-links may connect you to sites of other organisations which are not our responsibility. We have used our reasonable endeavours in preparing our own web site and the information included in it is done so in good faith. However, we have no control over any of the information you can access via other web sites. Therefore, no mention of any organisation, company or individual to which our web site is linked shall imply any approval or warranty as to the standing and capability of any such organisations, company or individual on the part of Howard Blas.