PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy sets forth Brahmin’s policies with regard to your personal information and pertaining to your use of the brahmin.com (the "Site"). By using this Site, you are agreeing to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy and consent to Brahmin’s use of your personal information for the purposes described below. You also agree to the Terms of Use for the Site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" means any information by which you can be personally identified, which includes your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and payment information. Brahmin collects Personal Information only when you voluntarily submit such Personal Information to us, such as when placing a product order through the Site, when registering for Brahmin’s Loyalty Programs (described in the Terms of Use), or when entering a contest. Brahmin does not intend to sell, share or rent information obtained on this Site other than as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

Brahmin may use an outside shipping company to ship orders and uses a credit card process in company to process payments. These companies have access to your Personal Information in order to perform their functions

Transactions of this Site are managed by computer equipment which we refer to as a "Web Server[s]," For each visitor to the Site, our Web Servers automatically recognize information regarding the visitor's domain name (or that of the visitor's access provider), their computer's unique Internet Protocol Address ("I.P. Address") and e-mail address. Our Web Servers also have the ability to capture information about the visitor's product selection, the time of their visit, as well as the type of web-browser and personal computer they employ while visiting our Site. Regardless of the purpose for which Personal Information is submitted, it is Brahmin’s policy to maintain all Personal Information as confidential, and to use such Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • For the specific purpose for which it was volunteered (for example, to purchase a product, to enter a contest, or to comment on our products or Site, etc.);
  • To improve the content, appearance and utility of the Site;
  • To track our visitors' use of the Site for internal market research or other internal business purposes;
  • To notify our visitors of updates to the Site; and,
  • To allow the visitor to store temporary information such as product-selections for up to 48 hours in order to allow you to resume transactions if your computer or our Web Servers malfunction while you are in the process of making a purchase or entering a contest, for example.

COOKIES

Like many Web sites, we use "cookies,” which are files stored on your computer's hard drive by your browser. Cookies allow us to identify account holders and to optimize their shopping experience. Cookies also allow us to maintain items in a shopping cart when a user leaves this Site without checking out. Cookies also allow us to collect and store information about a customer that enable us to provide product recommendations and special offers that we think will be of interest. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but allow you to disable them. We recommend that you leave cookies "turned on" so that we can offer you a better shopping experience on this Site.

NOTIFICATIONS, OPTING OUT & COMMUNICATION WITH YOU

Brahmin will not notify you of updates by e-mail if you explicitly note that you do not wish to receive e-mail regarding future sales promotions. In such case, we will ONLY notify you by e-mail and/or mail concerning the specific purpose for which Personal Information was volunteered (for example, if you submit an order, you will receive an e-mail confirming the order, and you may be contacted by e-mail or by phone in order to correct or confirm details regarding that order).

Brahmin will notify you by email to provide you with significant announcements about the Site, Site functions, about any account you create, about any Customer Content (defined in the Terms of Use) that you post on the Site, about any transaction you have requested, or about any other significant developments that may affect your use of the Site. You may not opt out of such communications.

The Site has allows you to submit comments, suggestions or questions to Brahmin. Brahmin may collect your name or user name and email address in order to follow up with you or thank you for a suggestion.

SECURITY TECHNOLOGY

All Personal Information is stored in a central database on our Web Servers, protected by a secure firewall, and may be modified only when the proper e-mail address and password used in creating your account are supplied. All Personal Information is transmitted to and from our Web Servers using SSL encryption technology for every transaction. For more information on the security of our Site, please review information about SSL technology on this page or on our Customer Service page.

COMMUNICATIONS WITH OTHERS

This Site allows you to communicate with others through its online functions and participation in Loyalty Programs. You are not required to disclose your identity to others, and you do so at your own risk. Brahmin is not responsible for the privacy or security of information, personal or otherwise, which you choose to communicate or exchange through the public features of this Site.

LINKS

This Site may contain links to other websites. Brahmin is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. Brahmin encourages you to be aware when you leave this Site and to read the privacy statements of third party websites. This Privacy Policy pertains only to Brahmin’s Site.

PROTECTION OF MINORS

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to register on this Site or use any functionality for with registration is required.

RELEASE OF INFORMATION FOR LEGAL REASONS

Brahmin may release Personal Information concerning your use of the Site if it believes in good faith that such release is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a court order, statutory demand, subpoena, or warrant), to protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the Site, to protect Brahmin’s rights or property, to enforce a contract between you and Brahmin, or if Brahmin reasonably believes such disclosure is necessary in order to prevent death or injury to another person.

MODIFICATION AND SEVERABILITY

This Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use, and the Loyalty Programs Terms of Use posted on this Site supersede all previous agreements. Brahmin may change or discontinue the Site; its content, services, functions or features; and modify the Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use or the Terms of Use for any of the Loyalty Programs at any time without notice. You can review the current Terms and Privacy Policy by clicking the applicable link. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Residents of the State of California, under the California Civil Code, have the right to request from companies conducting business in California a list of all third parties to which Brahmin has disclosed Personal Information during the preceding year for direct marketing purposes and a disclosure of the shared information. Brahmin does not disclose customers’ information to third parties for marketing purposes.