Privacy Policy


Last Revised: January 16, 2012

Our WebSite is intended for use by you only if you are of legal age to purchase alcohol in your country and local jurisdiction of residence and in the country from which you are accessing our website and the geographical local where you are presently located. If you do not fall within this category, you may be in breach of laws or regulations applicable in your country of residence or in your country of access and you should leave our website immediately and are not allowed to access or use our website. By continuing to use our website you represent and warrant that you are of a legal age to purchase alcohol under the criteria set forth in this paragraph.

Introduction
This Privacy Policy applies to information that Liquor Stores USA North Inc. dba Brown Jug (“we,” “our” or “us”) collects from persons who (1) visit or shop in our Alaska retail stores or (2) visit or use our website www.brownjugalaska.net and describes how we use it, how we protect it and the choices you can make about your information. 

Collection of Information
At our Alaska retail stores, you may provide us with your (1) name, (2) postal address, (3) email address, (4) telephone number, (5) driver’s license and other form or forms of identification, (6) information to make credit card or debit card transactions and (7) any other information you voluntarily choose to provide us with. On our website, users may voluntarily provide us with their (1) name,(2) email address and (3) any other information they choose to. We generally do not encourage you to provide any additional information other than what we expressly request.

When you use or visit our website, we automatically collect other information about you, including (1) your Internet Protocol (IP) address, (2) domain name of your Internet service provider, (3) your approximate geographic location, (4) our website pages that you visit and the time of your visits and (5) aggregated information that cannot be used to specifically identify you. We collect information about you to personalize and enhance your experience using our website as well as to improve our website.

If you choose to access or make use of a third-party social-networking service, we may receive information about you that you have made available to the third-party social networking service. You should make sure you are comfortable with the information that a third-party social networking service may make available to us by visiting the service’s privacy policy and by modifying your privacy settings directly on that service. Any information we receive through a third-party social networking service may be used as described in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Information
We use your information to offer and provide our products and services and to support our business, including: (1) fulfilling your requests for products and services and communicate with you about those requests; (2) sending you information about our products, services and promotions; (3) providing customer service and alert you to product information; (4) notifying you of upcoming events of interest; (5) helping us improve and customize our service offerings, our website and advertising; (6) sending you information about our products, services and promotions and (7) protecting the security or integrity of our website and our business. To accomplish these purposes, we may combine information we collect with other information, including information from third parties. We may transfer or disclose your information with our subsidiaries and affiliates for these purposes.

Disclosure of Information
Information may be disclosed to third parties in accordance with our Privacy Policy. 
Third Party Service Providers. We may use third parties to perform services in connection with our website as well as at our Alaska retail stores, including processing credit card and debit card transactions. We may share information about you with them for the purpose of performing the services they are required to perform.
Business Changes. If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, bankruptcy, reorganization, dissolution or other transaction or if the ownership of all or substantially all of our business otherwise changes, we may transfer your information to a third party or parties in connection therewith.

Subsidiaries and Affiliates. We may also share your information with our subsidiaries or affiliates for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy. Our subsidiaries and affiliates will be required to maintain that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Investigations and Law. We reserve the right to investigate abuses on our websiteand enforce and apply our Terms and Conditions. We may disclose information about you to third parties if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) take action regarding suspected illegal activities; (2) enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions; (3) comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding or other legal process served on us; (4) comply with an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law  or with applicable law; (5) protect our rights, reputation, property or safety or that of you, our customers or the public or (6) otherwise protect against legal liability.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that our website can place on your computer’s hard drive. When you visit our website, a cookie may be placed on your computer for customizing and enhancing your experience on our website. Your name and email address are not shared in this cookie. We use a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data. You can set your web browser to block cookies, but doing so may affect your ability to access certain features of our website.

We use Google Analytics to better understand who is using our website and how people are using it. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and store anonymous information such as pages visited, time spent on each page of our website, Internet Protocol address and type of operating system used. We use this information to improve our website and make it appealing to as many users as possible. Please see http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html for information about Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Security 
We take reasonable steps to protect the information you submit from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration and destruction. No Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from our website may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please use caution whenever submitting information online.  

Links to Other Websites
This Privacy Policy is applicable to our website, which may contain links to other websites that we may not own or operate. The links from our website do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed these websites. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to these websites. We neither can control nor are responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We suggest contacting these websites directly for information on their privacy policies.

Access and How to Contact Us
To keep your information accurate, please contact us at 907-563-3815, Ext 223. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct your information in our possession that you have submitted to us. 
You may opt out of email communications from us at any time by following the opt out instructions provided in the email you receive.  You can prevent further use of your information by contacting us at  907-563-3815, Ext 223 .
Please also contact us at  907-563-3815, Ext 223 if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information practices or if you believe that information you have submitted to us has been misused.

Changes to Privacy Policy
Our website and our business may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for us to make changes to this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically, and especially before you provide any information.