Privacy and Security Policies
This informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Nelson Propane website. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the website.
By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, phone number, email address, etc. Nelson Propane is the sole owner of the information collected on the website. We will not share your Personal Information with a third party unless deemed necessary to fulfill your request, and we will not sell or rent your Personal Information to anyone, or disclose any non-public Personal Information about you to anyone, except as required under law.
Protecting Your Information
Nelson Propane takes reasonable steps to protect all Personal Information, including sensitive information (e.g., credit card data) provided through our website. Sensitive information provided through our website is encrypted and transmitted securely, although no data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We also safeguard your privacy offline; we educate our employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy, and we maintain procedural safeguards to protect your personal information.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect non-personally identifiable information that will help us to improve your experience on our website. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, it may limit your ability to use certain portions of our website.
Nelson Propane includes links to external websites. We are not in control of or responsible for the content on external websites, and we will not be held liable for any issues that may arise as a result of using these external sites.
In order to place an order through our website, you must provide contact information (e.g., your name, email address, phone number, and delivery address) and financial information via our online form. This information will be collected and used in the manner as described in the “Information Collection and Usage” section.
Protecting Your Information
We take critical measures to protect all Personal Information (e.g., name and address) and Sensitive Information (e.g., credit card data) provided by customers on our website. All Personal and Sensitive Information submitted through our website is encrypted (https) and transmitted securely through a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) so that it cannot be read over the internet.
We do not store any credit card information on our server.
Please be aware that no data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and as with any website, any information you provide through our site is done so at your own risk.
We also take steps to protect your privacy offline; we educate our employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy, and we maintain procedural safeguards to protect your personal information.
Updates to This Information Security Policy
Our internal security standards, policies and practices are reviewed and revised based on best practices of the industry. This Security Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our information security practices.
Who we are
Suggested text: Our website address is: https://nelsonpropane.com.
Suggested text: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Suggested text: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
Suggested text: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.