The Hess Collection: Website Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) carefully before using this web site (the “Site”). The Site is owned and operated by The Hess Collection Winery (the “Company”).

Binding Agreement

Use of the Site is available only to those users who are in compliance and agreement with these Terms as well as the other terms and conditions referenced elsewhere on the Site. By accessing, viewing, using, or downloading materials from the Site, you agree to be legally bound by all of the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein.

Personal Information

The Company does not collect any other personal information that you do not provide. We will never sell, rent or share your personal information, including your e-mail address, with any third parties for marketing purposes.

Review of Anonymous Data From Google Analytics

We are committed to ensuring that our website contains information that is valuable and useful to our visitors. To assist with this, we have implemented the Google Analytics Demographics and Interest reporting features on our website. These tools allow us to review anonymous data in the aggregate regarding the gender, age and interests of website visitors. We use this data to adapt our website to better serve our customers’ needs. Although this information is collected through your Google ad settings, it is not provided to in a personally-identifiable format.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Google Ad settings or through the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Usage Information

In addition to collecting personal and non-personal information, the Company may also collect non-personal, aggregated information about its visitors’ use of the site. This information is not personally identifiable and will only be used to find out how visitors use the site.

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Tracking & Third Party Cookies

“Cookies” are bits of information that are placed by a Website in a storage place on your own computer. The Company does use cookies to allow us to quickly check your status and facilitate access to your preferences. If you don’t want cookies, your Web browser likely includes an option that allows you to disallow them.
We may contract with third party marketing companies to produce advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. They may collect non-personal information about your visits to our web site, and your interaction with our products and services.

They may also use non-personal information about your visits to this and other web sites to target advertisements for goods and services. These targeted advertisements may appear on other web sites that you visit. The anonymous information is collected through the use of technology such as Cookies and Web Beacons, which are the current industry standard. No Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is collected in this process.

Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Links to Other Sites

The Company may create links allowing you to access third party sites. The Company is not responsible for the content that appears on those sites and does not endorse them. Please consult those sites’ individual privacy policies in order to determine how they treat user information.

IP Address

Your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. We may, from time to time, use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information and administer our Website. We also track IP addresses in order to protect both The Company and our visitors from spammers and fraud.

Age Appropriate

The Company is not appropriate for anyone under 21 years of age.

Because of the nature of The Hess Collection Winery’s business, and its products and services, the Site is not intended for use by persons under age 21. The Company does not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from persons under age 21. Use of the Site, or any registration that may be required to access portions of the Site, or to purchase products or services, including alcoholic beverages, may only be made by those persons who are at least 21 years of age. By using the Site, you are representing that you are at least 21 years of age.

Security

Your personally identifiable information (PII) is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and vendors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

You may opt-out of the use of your information for tailored advertising purposes.
To learn more about the use of this information or to choose not to have this information used by our third-party advertising partner by opting out, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking here.

If you delete your Cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.

Policy Modifications

The Company may alter this policy at any time, without prior notice and those changes will be available on this page.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our site you may contact us using the information below:

By email: info@hesscollection.com or by phone: (707) 255-1144