Privacy Policy

Privacy policy & legal notices
We take protecting your personal privacy extremely seriously. This page describes Sunstone Vineyard & Winey, Inc.'s (Sunstone or SunstoneWinery.com) policies and procedures on the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

What information is collected?

Traffic statistics
We use Google Analytics to see how visitors are using SunstoneWinery.com. Google Analytics reports traffic patterns anonymously. No personally identifiable information is collected for this purpose.

Like many websites, we use “persistent cookie” technology. Persistent cookies are small text files that this website places on your computer so that it can remember you when you show up again later—like cookie crumbs. None of these cookies store any of your personal information. We use persistent cookies to enhance your experience on this website while also protecting your privacy.

Most Internet browsers automatically accept persistent cookies. Although persistent cookies help us create a better experience for you, most of this website will also work without them. If you don’t want to accept cookies, you can change your browser’s options to not accept them or to prompt you before accepting them.

Personal information
Some parts of our website let you voluntarily provide personal information, such as your name or e-mail address. For example, you can provide us with your contact information to sign up for e-mail alerts or to post comments to our blog. We do not collect this information when you visit our website unless you choose to provide it to us. When you provide it to us, we only use it for the purposes of communicating with you and/or furthering our consumer protection activities.

Storing and protecting your information
If you choose to provide your personal information, it will be stored and protected appropriately.

What information is shared?
We may use your information to contact you if you identify yourself in an e-mail, comment, or other communication and provide us with your contact information. Our shipping fulfillment and compliance contractors may view and use your information when operating SunstoneWinery.com, or systems that collect data through the website, on our behalf.

External links and social media
This website includes links to other websites. When you click a link to an outside website, the privacy and security policies of that website apply. Some websites do not necessarily operate under the same laws, regulations, and policies as our website. Regardless of content that we link to from SunstoneWinery.com or our social media accounts, we do not endorse any third-party commercial product, service, process, or enterprise. We link to other websites and refer to commercial products or enterprises solely for your convenience and education. We cannot assume any responsibility for the content or operation of other websites.

Monitoring and protecting SunstoneWinery.com
We monitor use of SunstoneWinery.com to keep the website secure and available to all users. We employ software that monitors network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the website. Part of this process involves collecting non-identifying information about you, such as your internet protocol address, the day and time you access our website, and the address that linked you directly to our website (if you arrived here by clicking a link on another website).

By using SunstoneWinery.com you expressly consent to such monitoring. If our monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, we may provide such evidence to appropriate law enforcement officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website is strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and 18 U.S.C. §§ 1001, 1030.

Legal notices

Copyright
Copyrights are claimed for all artworks on this website that were created by artists or an employee in the course of his or her duties. Images and text appearing on this website are in may not be freely copied, unless otherwise noted. If copyrighted material appears on the website, or is reached through a link on this website, the copyright holder must be consulted before the material may be reproduced.

Liability
Sunstone assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process described or depicted on SunstoneWinery.com. Finally, the Sunstone does not represent that the use of any such information, apparatus, product, or process would not infringe privately owned rights.

Questions? Call (805) 688-9463 or e-mail us at info@SunstoneWinery.com.