No registration is required in order to use this website, although a customer must create an account prior to any purchase.
Information Collection and Use
Burkeswine.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. This information is used to contact our customers about the services for which they have expressed interest. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We will never release any account information to anyone outside our business unless our customers give us the authority to do so. Credit card information is not kept on file.
Private, personal information is collected from you when you place an order. We use this information to properly process your credit card, ship your order, and communicate with you regarding your order. The information is gathered and kept securely online, and is used for these purposes only. Your order information is kept securely in case of problems that may arise at a later date regarding your order. We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data through our web site. We have taken reasonable steps to ensure the confidentiality of the information that you provide. We use an outside shipping company (FedEx) to ship orders, and a credit card processing company (Autherize.net) to bill customers for goods. Please be aware that Burkeswne.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of these companies. We encourage our customers to read the privacy statements of each of these companies. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
From time to time, we send out promotional e-mails. These e-mails are sent only to people who request to be on this e-mail list and are never sent to anyone who did not subscribe to the e-mail list. The information gathered through the e-mail list signup is not used for any other purpose. Any person who has signed up for this service and wishes to be removed from the program can delete themselves using information found in the promotional e-mails, or by sending us an e-mail requesting removal through the contact page on our web site.
When our order form asks customers to enter sensitive information, such as credit card number, that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL (Secure Socket Layers), provided by GeoTrust, a encryption software company. While on a secure page such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect customer-information offline. All of our customers' information, like the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job has access to personally identifiable information.