Privacy Policy

Thank you for inquiring about the Buffalo Chips Indian Arts & Crafts (Buffalo Chips) Privacy Policy

The Buffalo Chips Privacy Hub is a resource for our customers. You can view our Privacy Policy and learn more about our privacy practices and how you can control your personal information. Plus, you'll find links to third parties that provide information on how to protect your identity online.

We take your privacy seriously, and we want you to know how we collect, use, share and protect your information.

This Privacy Policy tells you:

  • What information we collect
  • How we use that information
  • How and when we may share information
  • How we protect your information
  • Your choices regarding your personal information

What information we collect

The information provided by you
We may store information you enter on our website or provide us at our store. For example, we collect information from you when you place an order or join our mailing list.

The information we collect from you includes things like:

  • Your name
  • Your mailing address
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your phone number
  • Your credit card number and other payment information
  • Demographic and lifestyle information, such as age, personal interests and product preferences

Automated Information Collection
We collect information related to your interactions with our website to create a high quality, personalized shopping experience. This information includes your IP address, browsing behavior while on our site, browser and device characteristics, and referring URLs. This information is collected and stored using a variety of common technologies, including various types of cookies, and tags.

To help us understand and enhance our interactions with you, we may permit web analytics to collect and process information on our websites using the technologies described above.

Location Information
Website analytics may collect certain information such as the type of device you're using or your general location.

Mobile users: To allow any application to identify your location, you must enable this functionality through your mobile device's settings to allow the use of technologies such as Wi-Fi, GPS signals, cell tower position, or other technologies. Buffalo Chips has no control over your device's settings.

Public Forums
Our website offers publicly accessible information. You should be aware that any information you provide on the site in the form of product reviews or comments may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use the information we collect for things like:

  • Fulfilling orders and requests for products, services or information
  • Processing returns and exchanges
  • Tracking and confirming online orders
  • Delivering products
  • Marketing and advertising products
  • Establishing and managing your accounts with us
  • Conducting research and analysis
  • Communicating special events, promotions and surveys
  • Identifying you on our websites and tailoring advertisements and offers to you (both on our websites and on other websites) based on your interactions with us in our stores and online
  • Facilitating interactions with Buffalo Chips and others, such as enabling you to e-mail a link to a friend
  • Operating, evaluating and improving our business

Data Retention
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

We may retain your e-mail or mailing address information for as long as we deem you are an active customer or until you opt-out of our promotional mailings.

How and when we may share information

Buffalo Chips does not sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties.

Buffalo Chips Indian Arts & Crafts is a division of BC Artifacts, Inc., and as such, if you provide information to any of the businesses, stores or websites owned or operated by BC Artifacts, Inc., this information may be combined or shared among current or future entities, including Buffalo Chips or other divisions.

We may share your information with third parties such as shippers or e-mail distribution services to perform services on our behalf such as:

  • Fulfilling orders
  • Delivering packages
  • Sending Buffalo Chips marketing communications
  • Conducting research and analysis

Should we be required to share personal information in response to a regulation, court order or subpoena; we will do so in order to comply with the law. We may also share information to respond to a government request or when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of Buffalo Chips, our customers, or others; to prevent harm or loss; or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual unlawful activity.

We may also share customer demographic information in the event of a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.

How we protect the information we collect

We place a high priority on protecting your information. Whether you are shopping online or in our store, we use reasonable security measures to protect the confidentiality of personal information under our control and appropriately limit access to it. Buffalo Chips cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

We use a variety of information security measures to protect your online transactions with us. The Buffalo Chips website (BuffaloChipsIndianArt.com) uses encryption technology, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL protects information you submit via our websites such as ordering information, including your name, address and credit card number. Information you provide to us via our Store does not traverse the public Internet.

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our website or in our store. We cannot guarantee that any electronic commerce is totally secure, but do exercise prudent measures to protect and secure consumer information.

Your choices regarding the information we collect

As a customer of Buffalo Chips, you may choose to:

  • Stop receiving marketing or promotional e-mails, direct mail, and mobile marketing communications
  • Update and correct your personal information
  • Request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum

To do any of these, let us know by one of these methods:

 

Interest-Based Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to display ads when you visit our websites or other sites on the Internet. These companies may collect personal and other information about your visits to this and other websites. We may also share personal information with these companies. In either case, the purpose is to provide ads about products and services that may be of interest to you.

To learn more about interest-based advertising (also called behavioral advertising), visit www.aboutads.info.

To opt-out of interest-based advertising, use Evidon's Global Opt-Out tool at www.evidon.com/consumers-privacy/opt-out.. There is also a Profile Manager tool, which allows you to manage your interest-based preferences used by ad networks, data aggregators and others.

Google users visiting our site who wish to opt-out of analytics information collection may do so by visiting their Google Ads Settings. Buffalo Chips has no control over your Google Ads Setting preferences.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may provide links to other websites, many of which have their own privacy policies. Be sure to review the privacy policies on sites you visit.

Social Media Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button [and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site]. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Privacy Policy Updates

We may need to update our Privacy Policy as Buffalo Chips grows and technology evolves. If we make material changes, including any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, we will notify you by e-mail (if your are on our mailing list) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective, as well as inform you of any choices you may have with respect to these changes.

Have Questions?

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or practices, we'll do our best to answer them. Here's how to contact us:

Phone:
(406) 464-8954

E-mail:
[email protected]

Address:
Buffalo Chips
Attn: Customer Care/Privacy
Attn: Customer Care/Privacy
327 S. 24th Street W.
Billings, MT 59102