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Last Updated September 1, 2020

Introduction and Scope

Welcome to the website. This website is owned and operated by Jim Smith Karate, Inc. (which may be referred to herein as “we”, “our”, or “us”). We want to be your source for karate information, products, services and tools. Your privacy, as you use our website, is important to us. This privacy policy describes what information we gather from you, how we use that information and what we do to protect it. If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, contact us by mail at the following address or email us at

Jim Smith Karate
250 Mahopac Ave.
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through electronic or digital means, including our website located at and mobile applications, our social media pages located at and other electronic and digital means of communication (collectively referred to in this policy as our “Sites”). Unless disclosed otherwise, our affiliated sites are governed by this Privacy Policy.
Our Sites also contain links to third party sites that are not owned or controlled by Jim Smith Karate. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Sites and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

No Information from Children Under Age 13.

If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to register at Jim Smith Karate or provide any personally identifiable information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us by mail at the following address or email us at

Attn: Jim Smith Karate Legal
Jim Smith Karate

250 Mahopac Ave.

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Terms of Use.
Please note that your use of our Sites is also subject to our Terms of Use, or other applicable End User License Agreements associated with such Digital Properties.

Information We Gather - Personally Identifiable Information

We may collect information from you when you register with our Sites (and in other areas of such as the following:

  • Name

  • Home Address

  • Email address

  • Gender

  • Date of birth

  • Home/mobile phone number

  • User ID

  • Password

This information is personally identifiable information and it allows us to contact you and distinguish you from other users. You may buy various products and services on our website. When you make purchases through, we gather information such as what you are purchasing, your method of payment, and your billing and shipping information. We will use this information to complete the transaction, to provide you with an order history and to facilitate future orders. This information may also be used for aggregate reporting (which summarizes the data in a report which does not contain your personally identifiable information).

We may receive additional personally identifiable information from you through communications with For example, if you email to ask about a product or service, we will use that information to respond to your inquiry, to have a history of our service to you and to make better our service by reporting your request, without any personally identifying information, in our customer service totals.

Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Other Information

In order to maintain and improve the Sites, we also gather some statistical data when you visit the Sites. The exact information we collect may vary, but can include the date and time of an access to our website, the Internet Protocol address of a computer requesting a page, the pages requested, and computer and connection information such as browser type and operating system. We do not associate this statistical information with your personally identifiable information. We may request personally identifiable information from you via surveys or voting polls. If you respond to a survey or poll, we may aggregate your responses with those of other Jim Smith Karate members but we do not associate your response with any personally identifiable information.

Public Information

We may provide you with various ways to submit information to be posted on our Sites including participating in our forums. In each of these circumstances, Jim Smith Karate will gather information from you. Anything you submit to our Sites through these services may be made public, so you should not include information you want kept private. You should be aware that information submitted to forums or experts can be read, recorded and used by any third party or by Jim Smith Karate.


When you visit or use our Sites we send one or more “cookies” to your computer or other device. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store unique identifiers, user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service, including for storing user preferences, tracking user trends and providing relevant advertising to you. Jim Smith Karate does not process Do Not Track Signals.

Data Security

No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be entirely secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will make all reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. We use secure server software and firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access or disclosure. You should be aware that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed or disclosed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using this website or providing personal information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of the Sites. We may post a notice on our Sites if a security breach occurs. In these circumstances, we may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us so that you can take appropriate steps. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at

Email Communication

We may use your email address to contact you with required email messages about the Sites. We may also use your email address to send you newsletters or other communications you request. We will do our best to provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving such further communications at the time you are contacted.

Policy Changes

If we change this privacy policy in any substantial way, we will notify you at least by posting a notice of the change on our website. The changes will become effective upon posting. Changes will not be applied retroactively to information obtained under a previous policy without your express consent.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information

If your personally identifiable information (such as your address) changes, or you no longer desire access to our Sites, you may correct, update or remove personal data you have provided to us by making changes to your profile, by using an opt out message in your email, or by emailing us with your request.

Questions about this Policy

We hope that this privacy policy is straightforward and clear, but if you have any questions regarding it, please email

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