Policies and Copyright


General:
By accessing, browsing, using and/or linking to the Site, you become a User (defined herein) and agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you have any questions about this User Agreement please contact us.

Due to things that we unfortunately can not control, Polar Connections, LLC does not warrant that the site or services will meet user requirements, or that the site or services will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the site will be corrected.  The site and the content and services made available on the site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.

Polar Connections, LLC strives to eliminate and avoid all errors or omissions, but they do occur from time to time and while unfortunate do not bind Polar Connections, LLC in any way.


Policies and Terms of Use:
Polar Connections, LLC realizes the need to keep your online order secure and to maintain your privacy. Our policies are described below and are part of our Terms of Use which governs your use of AntarcticConnection.com. We occasionally change our policies and encourage you to review our policies periodically. By using AntarcticConnection.com you agree to this Security statement, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Use.


Security:
We take great care in ensuring a safe online shopping experience at the Antarctic Connection. All online transactions are processed through 128 bit-Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, to ensure a safe transmission for all personal and credit card information. We do NOT store any credit card information in our database.

We do comply with Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements and our site is regularly scanned and validated by Trustwave.


Privacy Policy:
Your privacy is very important to us! Our privacy policy is simple, yet strict. We will not release any personally identifiable information to any other party outside of normal order processing. We do not sell, lease, rent or distribute any of our customer, user, or member lists.
Polar Connection, LLC collects personally identifying information from our customers, members, and users during purchases, information requests, member sign-up, or from contests and information surveys.
The information you provide will be used to process your order or provide the information you requested.
Travel information requests are directed to our affiliate travel agencies and their respective privacy policies apply.
We do link to other websites we think you may enjoy but we are not responsible for the practices, or content of, those websites.
We may disclose any information you provide when we believe disclosure to be appropriate to comply with any law, regulation, or governmental request, or to comply with judicial process.


Emails:
In addition to order processing needs, we may send an occasional promotional electronic newsletter with offers and information we think may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive these newsletters you may unsubscribe at the bottom of the email.


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International Credit Card Usage:
Credit cards from outside the USA may require additional verification prior to processing. If we are having trouble verifying the information you provided we will conduct what is known as a Small Charge Verification.

On Our End..
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We will authorize a random dollar amount between $.01 and $5.00 USD on the same card used to place the order.
* We will contact you via the phone or email to notify you that this authorization has taken place.

You Then..
* Need to contact the bank associated with the card that was used and determine the amount that was authorized. It will show up as a fee from AntarcticConnection.com. It does not have to be in USD, we can perform the conversion.
* Then you need to inform us at (334) 221-9668 of the authorized amount. You can confirm via email to manager@antarcticconnection.com but you will need to include the following in your email message: your name, order number, and the amount of the authorization.

This Is Done To..
* Protect our customers, and us, from any unauthorized use of credit cards
* With this process we can confirm that you have the credit card in your hands, with all the pertinent account and bank information, and that you are in good standing with your bank.
* We do reserve the right to use the same process to verify additional cards that you use.

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Copyrights:
The content of this site; its images, graphics and text are copyright protected under United States and International copyright laws. No part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, electrostatic, magnetic tape, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without permission in writing from 
Polar Connections, LLC.

© Copyright 1998 - 2015
All US and International laws apply.


Trademarks:
"The Antarctic Connection" is registered trademark property of 
Polar Connections, LLC.


Prices:
All prices and charges quoted are in US dollars ($). Prices or charges listed within this site are subject to change. Any order submitted before a price change will be honored with the price or charge as of the date order was submitted.

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Liability Disclaimer:
Except as specifically stated within this Website, neither 
Polar Connections, LLC, nor its owners, directors, managers, employees, representatives, or affiliates will be liable for any damages arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this site.


Copyright Claims:
Content, images, graphics, scripts, etc. are sourced and provided from multiple sources. Users, friends, visitors, customers, employees, volunteers, etc. submit, send, or integrate this material into this website and related media. It is never the intention of Antarctic Connection or it's parent company to ever infringe on copyrights.

If you believe that your own work, or the work of a third party for whom you are authorized to act, is featured on this Site or has been otherwise copied and made available on this Site in a manner that may constitute copyright infringement, please notify us immediately.
Your notice must be in writing and must include
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• an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Site (including the URL, title and/or item number if applicable, or other identifying characteristics);
• your name, address, telephone number, and email address, and, if you are not the owner of the copyright, the name of the owner; and
• a written statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
• a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.


Errors & Omissions:
An error or omission found within or as a result of our electronic systems, website, pricing, description, availability, discount or otherwise does not constitute an obligation on our part. Polar Connections, LLC strives to eliminate and avoid all such errors or omissions, but they do occur from time to time and while unfortunate does not bind Polar Connections, LLC in any way. Use of our website, store, and systems related to Polar Connections, LLC constitutes agreement with this statement and our policies. If you have any questions or would like to report an error, please contact us.

From time to time there may be information on our Web site and/or in our product categories that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, discounts, and availability. Polar Connections,LLC reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted an order).

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Google, Cookies, Tracking, & Advertising:
  • Antarctic Connection implemts and uses Google Display Advertising.
  • The Google Analytics features implemented are based on Displayed Advertising (e.g., Remarketing).
  • Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Preferences Manager.
  • Antarctic Connection uses Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online.
  • Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet.
  • Antarctic Connection and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to your website.

If you'd refer to Opt-Out of Remarketing and Display Advertising we encourage you to Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.


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Any Questions or Concerns? Please contact us...
Email: manager@antarcticconnection.com
Telephone: 334-221-9668
Fax: 
Orders: 334-221-9668 within North America

Polar Connections, LLC is a privately held limited liability company.