Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Information Collection

Information collected on this site is used for statistical analysis and or order processing. In addition we may use that information for mailings to our customers relevant to products they own or new product offerings. Those not wishing to be included in those mailings may be removed from the list by contacting us using any of the methods shown below and stating the name and address with the word “REMOVE” in the subject of the request. Removal instructions are also included in this type of email. We are the sole owners of that information and will not sell, or rent this information to others. We collect information from our users in the following instances:


An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you are connected to the Internet. We use this information to compile statistics, analyze trends, gather demographic information and other data necessary to effectively administer the site. We also collect information about the users computer type, operating system and web browser. This and other statistical information, we may collect, in no way enables us to personally identify the user.

Order Processing

We request information on our order form. Contact information such as name, phone numbers, shipping and e-mail addresses are used to fill the orders and contact the user in case of difficulties in processing the order. Sensitive information such as credit card number and expiration date is used for billing purposes and is submitted using a secure server (see SSL section below.)

SSL Security

When sensitive information is submitted using our order form it is protected using Secure Socket Layer technology (SSL) the industry standard encryption technique. When you are asked to submit a page containing your credit card information you will notice a “https://” at the beginning of the URL or web address. In addition note that the “lock” icon on the bottom of your browser will be in the “locked” position. This is known as a “secure page.”


Most modern web sites use cookies. A cookie is simply a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive using their web browser, containing information about the user’s visit to the site. For instance, this site makes use of a cookie to record information from shopping to enable the user to return to the shopping cart without reentering information. No sensitive information such as credit card numbers are kept in our cookies.

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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Cookies written by this site will expire. We do not, at any time, access or read the cookies set by other sites.


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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Our web site contains links to other sites. When visiting these links please be aware that the privacy and security policies stated herein do not apply and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. It is the users responsibility to be aware of the privacy and security policy of other sites that may collect personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to our practices.

Embedded content from other websites

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you have any questions about the privacy and security policy of you may contact us by form or mail:, 27 West Anapamu Street, Suite 318, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 USA


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.

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

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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you have any questions about our privacy and security policy you may contact us by form or mail:, 27 West Anapamu Street, Suite 318, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 USA

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