PRIVACY & SECURITY
Republic Plumbing Supply Co. is totally committed to protecting and fully
respects the privacy rights of every user. Republic will provide appropriate
protection and management of any and all personal information and business
information our customers decide to share with us. Personal and business
information includes but is not limited to names, mailing and shipping
addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers and any credit card information.
HOW REPUBLIC COLLECTS AND USES INFORMATION
Throughout our website, Republic may ask our users to provide significant
information such as a user's name, billing/shipping address, telephone number,
email address, credit card information and other various information. Some
information is required to place orders, recieve promotion materials,
subscriptions to newsletters/contests and account creation with Republic.
We also keep records of all orders placed on our site, browsing habits and
frequently purchased products. Republic asks our users to provide this
information exclusivly for our use in providing the best service we can for
our users. These services include informing users about new products, new
promotions and sales, contests, order entry billing and shipping, order
some information regarding your account, mainly for login purposes. A cookie
is a small text file that is placed in your browser's directory to be
retrieved later. By providing Republic with this information you agree
to allow us to utilize this information to complete any and all transactions
you request. If you would like your information removed from Republic, please
fill out the contact form located here and we will make reasonable efforts to
assess and correct any discrepancies you may have.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION
One of Republic's highest priorities is to provide a secure online experience.
All transactions and forms that require information, will be entered and
trasmitted via Secure Sockets Layer(SSL) technology which is the approved
industry standard. SSL utilizes 256 bit encryption to prevent the threat of
identity theft. All information transmitted through Republic's site will be
encrypted through SSL and stored in our secure server. Our server can only be
accessed by authorized personel of Republic Plumbing Supply Co. Make sure to
check the security of your connection. Your connection is secure if you see a
closed lock or unbroken key in the lower right hand corner of your browser.
Also the URL at the top of your browser screen will begin with "HTTPS" when
the connection is secure.
SHIPMENTS BY REPUBLIC TRUCK
In stock products being shipped by our truck will usually ship within 48 hours. All orders
shipped by our truck are TAILGATE DELIVERY ONLY. Please have sufficent help available during
delivery for heavy items. If no one is present during delivery, we will leave your order at
the address location provided by the customer. Republic will not be responsible for your order
if there is no one present at time of delivery.
IS INFORMATION SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES?
Republic only shares information with third parties for credit card
verification/transactions and third party shipping such as UPS or FedEx.
Republic will share information with law enforcement when we have reasons
to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action
against persons or entities when required by law. Otherwise, Republic will
not sell or share any information with any other third party.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Republic's website may contain links to other websites that are owned and
operated by a third party. Republic has no control over the content and
policies of these websites. Privacy policies on these sites may be different
from our policies. Users access these sites at thier own risk. Republic will
not be held responsible for any discrepancies, content or privacy practices
and policies of these sites.
Republic Plumbing Supply Co. reserves the right to change, modify or amend
this policy where we see fit. Any significant changes to this policy will be
posted here. Policy changes will go into effect on the date they are posted.
Policy changes will apply to all current, past and future users of our site
and will superseed any prior policies that are inconsistant. Republic suggests
reviewing our policies reguarly for changes.