You can always count on Harky's to safeguard your information.
What information do we collect from the individuals that visit our blog, website, or app?
While on our website, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other appropriate details to help you with your experience with Harky's Chimney & Home Services, LLC.
When do we collect information?
Harky's Chimney collects information from you when you fill our our online email form, register on our site, respond to a survey we may have, or subscribe to a newsletter.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you to send emails regarding your request to us, to send emails confirming or asking for products or services, a survey, for a contest or promotion and other information related to our products and services.
How do we protect visitor information?
We use a third-party administrator who safeguards your information and periodically checks for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
In addition, all transactions are processed through a reputable third-party administrator and not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’ and pixels?
Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
Keep track of advertisements.
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can adjust your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings .
We also use technical equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites, so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting these social media sites. We reserve the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you disable cookies, it will turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.
Google & Facebook
We use Google AdSense Advertising & Facebook pixels on our website.
Google’s advertising requirements can be viewed at Google’s Advertising Principles. The Google Advertising Principles are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
Facebook uses pixels to collect data and track visitors to outside websites, so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting Facebook. We reserve the right to use these pixels in compliance with Facebook’s policies.
We have implemented the following:
Remarketing with Google AdSense
Demographics and Interests Reporting
Facebook Pixels for Ad Targeting
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie), or other third-party identifiers together to tailor advertising messages, compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and for other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
You can opt out by visiting the Google Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on. Users can also set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page.
Third party disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in site notification
Within 7 business days
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders
We may also send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM we agree to the following:
NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
NOTICE TO NON-US VISITORS: