Last Updated: 21 February 2021

This Privacy Policy sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to USAFpatches.com. This document is part of USAFpatches.com’s Terms of Service, and by using USAFpatches.com (the “Website”), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service. Please read the Terms of Service in their entirety, and refer to those for definitions and contacts. This Policy provides information required under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

What Data We Collect

USAFpatches.com collects personally identifiable information and log data.

Personal identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Product order details
  • Name, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Billing and shipping addresses
  • Payment method used, unique payment identifier and payment provider identifier

Log data may include, but is not limited to:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain names
  • Web requests and the timestamp and the data sent in response to such requests
  • Time spent on the website
  • Referring web sites
  • Browser type, version and language

How We Collect Data

While using this website, USAFpatches.com may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to identify you, allow for participation in features of the website (e.g. — Gallery) or provide products you have ordered. User provided information is collected in a variety of ways, including but not limited to information provided in contact, registration and checkout pages on the website.

USAFpatches.com also collects log data (information transmitted whenever you visit this site) via tools like Google Analytics and those provided by our web host, Hostpapa.

USAFpatches.com does not knowingly market to or collect personal information from people under the age of 18.

How We Use Your Data

USAFpatches.com collects log data from every visitor of the Website to monitor and analyze performance, watch for malicious attacks against the website, fix problems, and to improve the overall user experience.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We will also retain store and gallery comments or reviews if you choose to leave them.

We accept payments through Paypal or Square. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information. Please visit their site for the most current version of their privacy policy.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it.

We DO NOT sell any of your personal information.

How Do We Store Your Data

USAFpatches.com is hosted on HostPapa servers. on servers in a controlled, secure environment. We maintain safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure of this data. This includes the use of two factor authentication, strong passwords and software to protect against hacking.  USAFpatches.com uses industry-standard SSL encryption when communicating your data. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed 100% secure.  While we strive to protect your personal information, there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control. Information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party, despite best efforts. In the event your data is compromised, USAFpatches.com will provide information via this website or e-mail on the nature of the breach, as well as what specific information has been compromised.

What Are Your Data Protection Rights

USAFpatches.com would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that USAFpatches.com correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Company to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

What Are and How Do We Use Cookies

USAFpatches.com uses “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with an account on USAFpatches.com, a cookie helps recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to this website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved.

Some cookies are necessary for USAFpatches.com to work properly, such as the cookies which indicate you’ve successfully logged into your account. Some cookies, like the ones used by Google Analytics, help us see how visitors use our sites. Others are used to customize your advertising experience. If you visit USAFpatches.com with a browser that has cookies enabled, you are letting us know that you agree to us using cookies with your browser.

How to Manage Your Cookies

You can modify your browser settings to delete or block cookies. You will need to see the “Help” section of your browser for instructions on how to do this. You could also install plugins that block or manage cookies. If you do decide to limit your browser’s ability to use cookies, please remember that USAFpatches.com may not function properly.

Privacy Policies of Other Websites

USAFpatches.com contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy. USAFpatches.com has no control over the third party’s use of any personal information. HostPapa therefore has no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use, disclose, secure, or otherwise deal with your personal information.

Payments for products purchased from the USAFpatches.com shop are processed through PayPal or Square. Please visit their respective website for their most current privacy policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

USAFpatches.com reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check back regularly to make sure you are aware of any changes and to stay informed of how we are protecting your information.  The date this privacy policy was last updated is listed at the top of this page.

Contact Us

We welcome your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe we have not adhered to this Privacy Policy or you require any changes or access to your personal information, please contact us.