Privacy & Security
Hobby Zone is very sensitive to the issues of online privacy and electronic security. As we establish and maintain an online relationship with you, we want you to know we will always do whatever possible to ensure a secure and private environment to maintain your unquestioned trust.
At Hobby Zone, we are committed to honoring and respecting your individual privacy. The following paragraphs describe our privacy policies regarding the personal information you provide us as well as information we collect about how our visitors use our site.
Hobby Zone offers two shopping options that allow you to choose how much information you wish to share with us for your shopping convenience.
1. Shop Anonymously - None of your personal information is stored. Each time you procede through our check out you will be asked to provide your shipping and billing information.
2. Create An Account - We store your billing and shipping information, and credit card information on our secure server for your convenience. This is all pre-filled in the appropriate areas in our Checkout procedure.
The information you provide for the Create An Account option is protected by the personal password you select, along with your User ID, so that only you have access to your account information.
We believe that your email address is private information and you have our assurance that we do not rent or sell your email address to anyone. We use your email address to send you order-related emails, like shipping confirmations, as well as informational/sale newsletters.
We will always try to contact you by phone if we have a question about an order you placed. If we are unable to reach you by phone, we may also try to contact you by email.
You may opt out at any time from any or ALL newsletters in the series, either online or by using the links provided in every newsletter issue.
All orders on our site are encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology - one of the most prevalent and secure systems available online. SSL is an extremely complex form of cryptography that makes it virtually impossible for a third party to decrypt any personal information you provide. You can rest assured that your personal and credit card information is protected when transmitted online.
We use computer "cookies" only to assist us in identifying our valued returning customers and tracking items placed in their shopping carts. We store an identification number in your cookie that is only significant to HobbyZone.com. No personal information is stored in your cookie. If you attempt to shop and have cookies disabled, we will not be able to remember items you have placed in your shopping cart.
If you reached our site by clicking on an advertisement through MSN/Bing, Yahoo, Google, or the Google content network, please be aware that cookies are also used by search engine providers to track ad success. To protect your security, this cookie will automatically expire after 7 days (MSN/Bing, Yahoo) or 30 days (Google). No personal identifying information is collected or stored in these cookies. Additionally, disabling or deleting these search engine cookies will in no way affect your HobbyZone.com shopping experience.
If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices, please contact us!