burkharts.com is interested in protecting children. burkharts.com does not market to children under the age of 18. Minors should always get permission from their parents or guardian before sending any information about themselves or their family (such as their names, email addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet, to us or to anyone else. If you’re under 18, please do not visit our site.
The Information We Collect
The information gathered by burkharts.com generally falls into three categories: (1) information supplied by visitors to the site when they register or initiate transactions (2) tracking information gathered as visitors navigate through the burkharts.com website (3) third-party providers, whose sites are featured on and accessed via our site, may gather information as well.
The information you provide us during a visit to burkharts.com helps us to improve the quality and utility of our site. The more information you share with us, the better we can serve your needs.
If you provide us your email address, from time to time we may send you emails about new products and services, or offers that we believe will interest you. Though we hope you’ll find this information useful, if you do not wish to receive such email, please indicate, when you give us your email address, that you’d prefer not to receive such information or offers. We will also use your email address to answer any email you send us, or to follow up on your visit to burkharts.com. Such follow-ups may include inquiries on information that appear incomplete. Of course, you can always elect not to receive future emails by replying to the email with "REMOVE" written in the subject area.
To help us tailor our site to the needs and interests of our visitors, we keep track of the pages visited by our users by placing a small entry in a text file, called a cookie, on your hard drive. The cookie contains an ID number that allows us to track the pages you’ve visited on burkharts.com. We aggregate this data with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We use this information to improve our site by making it more responsive to the needs of our users. The help function on most browsers contains information on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting a cookie or to disable cookies entirely. However, if you don’t accept cookies, you won’t be able to take advantage of various features on our site that are available to other visitors.
Browser Level Information
Our Web server automatically collects your IP address when you request pages from our server. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers connected to the Internet to identify your computer so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you. Your IP address does not tell us who you are. We also collect information on the operating system you’re running on your computer and the Web browser software you’re using to access our site so we can optimize our site for the most popular operating systems and Web browsers. And, because we like to know how you found our site, we keep track of where you came from.
Information Collected by Third Parties
The information we collect from our visitors is stored in databases we control. Physical access to the servers on which we store visitor information is restricted. However, as effective as modern security practices are, no physical or electronic security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet.
Disclosure of Information
We may occasionally release information about our visitors when release is appropriate to comply with law, to enforce our Visitor Agreement, or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors to our site, our customers, the public or burkharts.com. In the unlikely event that burkharts.com, one of its business units, or substantially all of its assets are acquired by another company, the information on our visitors would be among the transferred assets.