Privacy Policy page

Privacy Policy

Cowhides USA values your business as well as your privacy.  We go through great lengths to make sure that your order is secured and that your information remains safe.  All orders are processed on our secured payment server and are PCI DSS compliant.

Data Security

Cowhides USA does not hold or host your billing information on our servers and your information is only used one time at the time of your purchase.  After your payment has been approved, we will not have access to your credit or debit card.  If you need to place an additional order or make any changes to your current order, we will need to receive your billing information again.

PCI DSS Compliance

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard or PCI DSS is the information security standard for organizations handling credit and debit card information.  Defined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, the standard was created hold data very secure and prevent fraud due to exposure.

Information Collected

Cowhides USA may collect the following information from you:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests.
  • For a full list of what we will use your data for, please see the "How we use cookies" section below.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to Other Websites

Cowhides USA may contain links to websites other than our own.  We do our absolute best to ensure that these are safe websites to visit but we can in no way guarantee the security of any website other than our own.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for your protection and privacy of any information which you may provide while visiting any website other than Cowhides USA.  You should always exercise caution and look at the privacy policy statement applicable to the website in question.

Third Party Pixels and Cookies

When you visit our website, log in, register or open an email, cookies, ad beacons, and similar technologies may be used by our online data partners or vendors to associate these activities with information they or others have about you, including your email address. We (or service providers on our behalf) may then send communications and marketing to these email addresses. 

What We Do With the Information We Gather

We require the following information to understand your needs and provide you with a better and more streamlined service for the following reasons:
  • Internal record keeping
  • Improving our products and services
  • Periodically sending promotional emails about new products, special offers, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address you provide. (You may opt out at any time).
  • Occasionally, we may use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax, or mail.  We may use your opinions and thoughts to improve our website experience.
  • We will NEVER sell your information.



By entering my information or checking out on this site I am providing express written consent to receive autodialed calls, pre-recorded / artificial audio, SMS/MMS texts, and other electronic marketing communications from Cowhides Direct regarding our product specials and offers at the phone number provided when you enter it on our site, even if the number is on a corporate, state, or national Do Not Call list. Consent is not a condition to purchase services or products. If you want to order, but not consent to this please just let us know by call, chat, or email.


Terms and Conditions

This privacy policy sets out how Cowhides USA uses and protects any information that you give Cowhides Direct when you use this website. Cowhides USA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Cowhides USA may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page before your purchase to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Controlling Your Personal Information

  • You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information gathered by Cowhides USA.
  • If you wish to opt out of any of our data collection policies that are used for marketing purposes, you may email
  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.  A small fee will apply if you would like a copy.
  • If you believe any information we are holding is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at the above email address.  We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. 


By using Cowhides USA, you agree to all of the policies listed on this page as well as our store policy page.