Information Collection and Use

The Distinct Whiskey Company is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way that varies from what is disclosed in this statement. The Distinct Whiskey collects information from our users at several different areas on our site.
You may receive information regarding new features, services and special offers we think you'll find valuable.
You may access the personal information you have submitted to The Distinct Whiskey Company by selecting Your Account” and editing the information as it exists in our system currently. You are also able to access your information in order to update or delete it by sending us an email at privacy@distinctwhiskeycompany.com

Cookies

A cookie is data stored on the end-user's hard drive with information that relates directly to the end-user's visit to our web site. Any information placed in the cookie is accessible only to The Distinct Whiskey, and will not be sold or shared with anyone else under any circumstances. We use a cookie to store a unique session identifier, which allows us to maintain the shopping cart and state selections from one page request to the next, and maintain session information from one visit to the next. By setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in more than once, thereby saving time while visiting our site. If a user rejects the cookie, the user will be unable to log in or make a purchase. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance users' experience and display products that relate directly to individual user preferences. Cookies are tied to personal information but the information collected through cookies is never shared with third parties.
Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers, tracking utility services) use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

 

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable sites.

 

Sharing

We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way that varies from what is disclosed in this statement.
The Distinct Whiskey will share aggregated demographic information with its partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
We deeply understand the value your privacy at The Distinct Whiskey Company, and will never release any account information to anyone outside of the necessary core groups that help our business function unless our customers give us the authority to do so.

 

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

 

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that The Distinct Whiskey Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Emails

If a user wishes to subscribe to our emails we ask for contact information such as name and email address. We may use your personal information for purposes other than sending you promotional materials. For example, we may use your information to complete transactions requested by you, or to send you administrative communications about any account you may have with us or about future changes to this Privacy Policy. If at any time you should wish to unsubscribe, please email us at Security

When our order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL (Secure Socket Layers) provided by VeriSign, the premier encryption Software Company available today. On a secure page such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers' switches to locked, as opposed to unlocked mode, and back to open mode when you are just browsing.
We also do everything in our power to protect user data offline. All sensitive information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a Customer Care representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information, and are required to lock their station when they leave their station.
All employees are kept up to date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter and whenever new policies are implemented, our employees are reminded about the importance of keeping customer data secure and safe at all times. The servers with personally identifiable information are stored in a locked and secure environment.
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to: privacy@distinctwhiskeycompany.com

Security

Our website uses a 256 bit SSL certificate to encrypt your data. It is a high grade Encryption (AES-256 256 bit) process that encripts data before it is sent over the network.

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