This Privacy Policy outlines how Vint Marketplace collects, uses, discloses, and protects your personal information when you visit and make purchases on our e-commerce site for wine and spirits. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. By accessing and using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

1. Information We Collect

a. Personal Information: Vint Marketplace may collect personal information such as your name, contact details (including email address, phone number, and address), date of birth, and payment information when you create an account, place an order, or contact us for support.

b. Website Usage Data: Vint Marketplace may collect information about your interactions with our website, including IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and the date/time of your visit. This data helps us analyze trends, administer the site, and improve our services.

2. Use of Personal Information

a. Order Processing: Vint Marketplace uses your personal information to process and fulfill your orders, including verifying your age and address, processing payments, and arranging delivery.

b. Communication: Vint Marketplace may use your contact information to communicate with you regarding your orders, provide customer support, respond to inquiries, and send you relevant updates, promotions, or newsletters. You can opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time.

c. Website Improvement: Vint Marketplace may use the information we collect to analyze user behavior, monitor site performance, and make enhancements to provide a better user experience.

3. Information Sharing

a. Service Providers: Vint Marketplace may engage trusted third-party service providers to perform certain functions on our behalf, such as payment processing, order fulfillment, and shipping. These providers have access to your personal information only to the extent necessary to carry out their services and are obligated to maintain its confidentiality.

b. Legal Compliance: Vint Marketplace may disclose your personal information if required to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or government requests, or to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.

c. Business Transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of our business, your personal information may be transferred to the acquiring entity as part of the transaction, subject to applicable privacy laws.

4. Data Security

Vint Marketplace implements reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage system can guarantee 100% security. We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information, and you acknowledge the inherent risks associated with transmitting personal data online.

5. Data Retention

Vint Marketplace retains your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, including legal and accounting requirements. If you wish to delete your account or request the removal of your personal information, please contact us using the information provided below.

6. Third-Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites, and Vint Marketplace is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for individuals under the legal drinking age. Vint Marketplace does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the legal drinking age. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from an individual under the legal drinking age, we will take steps to remove the information from our records.

8. Updates to the Privacy Policy

Vint Marketplace may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. We will notify you of any significant changes by posting the updated policy on our website.