Last Update: September 1, 2012
Note Regarding Adult Audience
This Site is intended only for tobacco consumers 21 years of age or older (“adults”, for purposes of this Policy). NTC does not market, sell, advertise, or promote its products to youth. Because we take this policy very seriously, any personal information you may provide may be shared with one or more third-party age verification firms in order to confirm that you are old enough to enter the Site.
Information Voluntarily Provided by You
We may collect personal information that our Site visitors voluntarily provide to us, for example: name, date of birth, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, gender, consumption habits, product usage, attitudes and preferences regarding tobacco products. We collect this information in order to:
- better understand your interests and preferences and how we can improve our products and services,
- communicate to you information on promotions and other tobacco related matters, and
- verify that you are old enough to access the Site.
With the following limited exceptions, we will never share or sell your personal information:
Service Providers - We sometimes contract with other entities to perform services on our behalf. They may have access to your personal information, but they are only permitted to use it for the purpose of providing services for us.
Business Transfers - In the event a portion or all of our business is sold or merged with another entity, your personal information may be transferred to the other entity as a part of the business transfer or merger.
Legal Matters - We may disclose information about you if we have a good faith belief that it is necessary in order to: (a) protect and defend the rights, property or safety of NTC, other visitors to this Site, or the public; (b) enforce the Site's Terms and Conditions of Use or (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties. We may also disclose information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.
Please understand that by registering and providing us with your contact information, you are authorizing us to communicate with you (electronically or otherwise) regarding our products, promotions, or other subjects we believe may be of interest to you.
Access to and Amendment of Information
You can ask to review and correct the personal information that we maintain about you by sending a written request to National Tobacco Company, L.P., 5201 Interchange Way, Louisville, KY 40229-2184, ℅ Customer Service Department.
Information Storage and Security
This Site and all information you voluntarily submit is collected, stored, and processed in the United States. We use reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. Regardless of the effectiveness of our security measures, no security system is completely impenetrable. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of our database or any communication you may send to us. In order to enhance the security of our database, we strongly encourage keeping your password strictly confidential.