Privacy Policy

bellevilleboot.com Privacy Notice

This Privacy Policy is effective on March 1, 2012.

General

This Privacy Policy describes the practices that Belleville Shoe Manufacturing Company d/b/a Belleville Boot Company (referred to hereinafter as “Belleville” or “we”) follows with respect to the collection and use of information submitted on bellevilleboot.com (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect from this Site, and does not apply to any other website or business activity of Belleville. By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by us.

We reserve the right to revise this policy at any time. When we do, we will give you notice of the revised Privacy Policy by posting the revised Privacy Policy on the Site and by revising the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the current privacy policy. 

Information We Collect

We collect “personally identifiable information” and “automatic information.”

“Personally identifiable information” is information that tells us who you are, such as your first and last name, home or other physical address, e-mail address, and phone number, credit card information and whether you are a member of the military and, if so, which branch. We may collect personally identifiable information when you place an order on the Site, request a catalog, register with our Site, provide customer feedback, complete surveys and forms for contests, promotions and giveaways, or if you otherwise contact us via the Site or voluntarily provide it to us. 

You can choose not to provide personally identifiable information to us. However, if you do not provide such information, you will not be able to register with or purchase products through the Site, and we may not be able to respond to inquiries from you. 

“Automatic information” is information that your web browser or mobile device may make available when you visit our Site, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, operating system version, mobile device, online browsing and searching activity, and your geographic location. 

We may also use other technologies, such as Flash cookies, which may track a user’s Internet use on our Site and/or across websites. 

Cookies. This Site may also use "cookies." A cookie is a text file that a website’s server places on a computer’s web browser. The cookie transmits information back to the website’s server about the browsing activities of the computer user on the site. This includes information such as pages and content viewed, the time and duration of visits, search queries entered into search engines, and whether a computer user clicked on an advertisement. Cookies also can be used to maintain data related to a particular individual, including passwords or items in an online shopping cart. In some contexts, such as where a number of separate websites participate in a network, cookies can be used to track a computer user across different sites. If you would prefer not to accept cookies from our Site or any other site, you may be able to modify the setting on your specific web browser. However, if you refuse to accept cookies, it is possible that some portions of the Site may not function as intended.

Behavioral Advertising. We may tailor advertisements on the Site to user’s apparent interests, based on user browsing activity. That is, ads may be displayed for you based on the pages and content that you view, or other information we may have or obtain about you. Such ads may be displayed on the site, or through advertising networks, on other sites, even ones not controlled by or affiliated with us. 

Web Beacons: The Site may use web beacons, which provide website operators and third parties a means to deliver a graphic image on a web page or in an email message for the purpose of gathering data. The Site may use web beacons for various purposes, including but not limited to the following: to gather automatic information such as the duration of a visit to the Site, the web pages viewed, IP address, and type of web browser. 

We may associate automatic information with personally identifiable information.

Disclosure and Use of Information We Collect

We may use personally identifiable information for the purpose for which it is provided and for the other purposes described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may use personally identifiable information to fill, confirm and ship your order and notify you of your order status; to communicate with you for marketing and promotional purposes; to respond to e-mails and other inquiries; to provide customer support; and to establish your online account. We may also associate personally identifiable information with any content that you submit to or post on the Site.

We use automatic information and cookies to help us run and maintain our Site, customize the visitor’s experience, study traffic patterns, generally learn about the usage of the Site, help us recognize visitor when they return to the Site, understand our website visitors’ online activity and interests. 

We may provide your personally identifiable information to third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf. These third parties may provide a variety of services including, without limitation, delivering your order, providing or operating certain features of the Site (e.g., the online shopping cart), providing billing and/or payment services, and/or sending or coordinating the sending of marketing or other communications. 

We may disclose personally identifiable information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may have breached our Terms of Use or who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other users of our Site, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose personally identifiable information when we reasonably believe that the law requires it. 

We might sell or buy subsidiaries, or business units. In such transactions, personally identifiable information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy. Also, in the unlikely event that our assets are sold, personally identifiable information may be one of the transferred assets.

If you do not want to receive any communications from us, you may notify us at the address provided below, by changing your account profile, and/or by responding to communications that you receive from us or through the links contained therein.

Privacy of Children

The Site is a general audience website. We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from users of this Site who are under the age of thirteen. 

If we become aware that a user of our Site is under the age of 13 and has placed an order using our Site, we will remove that child’s personal information from our files.

Updating Your Information

If you registered with the Site and would like to review and/or request changes to any of your personally identifiable information collected through the Site, you may do so through the “My Account” portion of the Site. 

Security

Information transmitted on the Internet and/or stored on systems attached to the Internet is not 100% secure. We do not ensure, warrant or guarantee the security or integrity of such information. We will not be responsible for disclosure of any information due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties.

You help to maintain the security of your personally identifiable information stored in our systems by keeping your username and password confidential and protecting against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. 

Links to Other Websites

While you are using this Site, you may be linked or directed to other third party sites outside of the Site that are beyond our control. Each of these third party sites may have a privacy policy different from ours. For example, you might click on a link or banner ad that will take you off the Site. These links and banners may take you to sites of advertisers, sponsors and co-branding partners. Please review the privacy policies of these sites. We are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. 

Contact Information

Please send any concerns regarding our privacy policy to:

Belleville Boot Company
Attn: Consumer Privacy
100 Premier Drive 
Belleville, IL 62220
(800) 376-6978
(618) 233-5600
Fax: (618) 233-5617
Email: boots@bellevilleboot.com