Website Privacy Policy
By visiting this site you agree to all of the following below:

“I” includes myself (Hal Hammer, BluesGuitarMan.com, Blues-Guitar-Man.com) and anyone associated with this website including the current webmaster(s), advertiser(s) and hosting provider(s).
Any image, file or digitally stored item on this site and server is property of respected owner.

This privacy policy sets out how Blues-Guitar-Man.com uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website. Blues-Guitar-Man.com is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should this website ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Blues-Guitar-Man.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
This policy is effective from January 2013.

What is Collected
This site may collect the following information:

Name and browser viewing settings.
Contact information including email address and website.
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
All information collected by/in advertising spaces across this site.
Anything you submit via contact forms, comment forms or email.

What is done the Information gathered?
This information is required to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.
I may use the information to improve my products and services.
I may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which I think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

From time to time, I may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
I may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
I may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security
I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. I am not responsible for any monetary loss of any site visitor that was incurred while visiting or because of visiting this site.

How I use Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

I use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps me analyze data about web page traffic and improve my website in order to tailor it to customer needs. I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other Websites
My website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits my customers who are California residents to request and obtain from me once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) I disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which I shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please send your request directly to the link here for handling: contact me.

Children Under 13

1. My Privacy Policy applies to children as well as adults. There are some extra precautions that we take, however, with respect to collecting information from children under 13.
2. I encourage parents and guardians to explore our Website with their children.
3. I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from your children under 13 on-line without first obtaining permission from the child’s parent or guardian.
4. My Website does not offer activities that allow your child disclose your child’s personal information publicly (for example through chat rooms or message boards).
5. I do not share your child’s personally identifiable information with third parties.

Please also note that I do not offer activities that require the ongoing collection and use of personally identifiable information provided by children.

Use of Website and Website Material

This Website is provided for your personal noncommercial use. You may not copy material from this Website for commercial use. You may copy material in limited quantities from this Website for your personal noncommercial use provided that my copyright notice is affixed to the copied material. I reserve the right to terminate, at any time, your permission to make personal copies of material from this Website.

You are prohibited from using this Website to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, profane material, any material that infringes on any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right or any material that could constitute or encourage unlawful conduct. I may, from time to time, monitor or review material transmitted or posted using this Website and reserve the right to delete any material I deem inappropriate. This Website is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any material transmitted or posted using this Website.

Ownership of Intellectual Property

All material on this website is copyrighted, either by me or third party providers. Notwithstanding any other term or condition in this agreement, I retains ownership to the copyright in this Website and all material from this Website unless otherwise indicated.

I own the trademarks, service marks, and trade dress (”Trademarks”) displayed on this Website. Nothing on this Website should be construed as a license to use the Trademarks. Your use of the Trademarks displayed on this Website is strictly prohibited.

Disclaimer

Your use of this Website and material from this Website is at your own risk.

This Website strives to provide accurate and up-to-date material; however, I make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy or timeliness of the material provided on this Website. I assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions on this Website.

Neither this Website, any of its agents, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Website or any material from this Website. Without limiting the foregoing, this Website and the material provided on this Website are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so this statement may not apply to you.

This Website assumes no liability or responsibility for any damage to you, your computer, or other property, due to your access to, use of, or downloading of this Website or any materials provided on this Website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless this Website, its subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to or resulting from any violation of this Privacy Policy or use of the Website by you or any other person accessing the Website using your Internet account.

This site is not endorsed by any company. Any names, logos, trademarks etc. remain the property of their respective owner. The owners and operators of this website are not liable for any of the content. Should there be ANY ISSUES with the content of this site please contact the webmaster and he will happily work with you to resolve the issue. I mean no harm to anyone and will be more than happy to comply to any issues within reason.

Links

I have not reviewed any or all of the websites linked to this Website and are not responsible for any websites linked to this Website. Your linking to any websites from this Website is at your own risk. By linking to a website or permitting a link to this Website, I do not endorse the website operator or the content of the linked website.

United States Only

Unless otherwise specified, this Website and material provided on this Website are solely for promoting products, programs, and business operations within the United States.

Software and other materials from this Website may be subject to export controls imposed by the United States and may not be downloaded or otherwise exported to a) any country to which the United States has embargoed goods or services, b) anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. This Website prohibits your downloading or exporting of software or other material from this Website in violation of U.S. Export Laws and the laws of your resident country. By downloading software or other material from this Website, you represent and warrant that you are able to do so in full compliance with the laws of the United States and your resident country.

Severed Provisions and Entire Agreement

If any provision of this agreement is unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter.

Controlling your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing me at via the contact form.

I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required by law to do so. I may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which I think you may find interesting if you tell me that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which I hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact me.

If you believe that any information I am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to me (Hal Hammer, 9200 Treasure Lane NE, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33702) or contact me as soon as possible. I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Again, I may modify this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice. You are bound by any modifications and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the Privacy Policy to which you are bound.