General Cigar Co., Inc / CAOcigars.com has created this privacy statement in order to disclose our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site: http://www.CAOcigars.com.
We collect identifiable information for reasons including, but not limited to: to e-mail consumers who have indicated their interest in updates and news, to notify winners of contests and to send out brochures etc. either via e-mail or regular mail.
Information gathered from polls and surveys is the sole property of CAOcigars.com. If answers to polls or surveys are posted on the web site, or published in any fashion, CAOCigars.com will take reasonable precautions to prevent identifiable information from being included.
In the CAOcigars.com site registration, there is an option to subscribe to a CAOcigars e-mail list that is used to relate updates, promotions and news for the web sites. You may decline the subscription or unsubscribe after receiving the newsletter, and you may unsubscribe at any time via the profile update page.
Currently, or in the future, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address currently, or in the future, may identify you and your shopping cart, and allow us to gather broad demographic information on site visitors.
Parts of our sites currently, or in the future, may use a browser feature called "cookies". A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a valid e-mail address that the site uses to track the pages you've visited or keep track of what you've put in a shopping basket. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. A cookie will not corrupt your hard drive or transmit viruses to your computer.
Our site currently, or in the future, may contain or may link to various other sites that ask to collect user information voluntarily. Your information will be used by us currently, or in the future, and may be shared with our partners currently, or in the future, for market research studies, reports, and surveys as well as for marketing purposes.
This site currently, or in the future, may contain links to other sites. CAOcigars.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites, even if these sites appear as part of the CigarWorld.com website.
Please be advised that any form of communication sent to this site, be it ideas, suggestions or any other e-mail, will be considered non-confidential and nonproprietary. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, contact CAO.