Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is of importance to Barnes 4wd L.L.C. (“Barnes4WD”, “we”, “us”, or “our”).  This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes our policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through our website (“Site”).  This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms and Conditions (“Terms”), and like our Terms, by visiting and using the Site, you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.




General Visitors

In general, you can browse the Site without revealing any personal information about yourself. The information collected by visiting the Site is voluntarily provided by you when you purchase items through the Site or register for our mailing list, or by the use of “cookies”, as is further discussed in Section 8 herein. The Site utilizes Google Analytics, which provides certain information which assists us in evaluating traffic to and from the Site. For explanation as to how Google collects and processes your data, click here.


Direct Correspondence

If you correspond with us via email, the postal service, or other forms of communication, you may reveal personal information about yourself to us (e.g. name, email, and postal address information).


Visitors Making Purchases or Registering for Newsletter

Barnes4WD collects names, email address, credit card information, address, phone number, and a password from users registering to make purchases or to register for our mailing list. Our secure servers protect your information using advanced encryption techniques and firewall technology.




General Visitors

The information gathered during general browsing of the Site is used for the purposes expressed at the time of your voluntary submission of information, and for no other purposes.


Direct Correspondence

We may use contact information submitted during purchases to notify purchasers of current promotions, specials and new additions to the Site. You may unsubscribe from our mailing list by following the unsubscribe instructions in any email you receive from us. Your name, email address, and postal address will not be given, sold, or otherwise shared or disclosed to third parties unless you expressly authorize us to do so.


Visitors Making Purchases or Donations or Registering for Membership

Barnes4WD may utilize information you prove by registering for purchases or to register for our mailing list to provide services and to correspond with you. We do not give, sell, or otherwise share names, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and organization names, titles, organization website addresses, organization descriptions, and organization classifications with third parties unless you expressly authorize us to do so. 




Providing personal information on the Site is optional.  If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the Site, but you will not be able to correspond with us, make purchases, or access other features of the Site. You may have the right to examine the personal information stored by Barnes4WD, and you have the right to have your information deleted upon request. If requested, we will permanently delete any personal information that we have stored.




When you register to make purchases or to become a member of our mailing list, you implicitly consent to the collection and use of the information provided for the specific reason that it was provided and to send e-mail updates.  If you sign up for our mailing list, you have given affirmative consent to receive email updates from Barnes4WD.


If you decide that you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you may withdraw your consent via the method set out at the bottom of any newsletter.


Similarly, you may request that we cease to use or store your personal information by contacting via e-mail or by mail to 34 McKinney Road, Etowah, NC. 28729.




Barnes4WD may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if you violate our Terms. Your information will be disclosed to third parties for no other reason.




When you click on links on our Site, they may direct you away from the Site.  Once you leave our Site or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our Terms. You should read the terms of service and/or use and privacy policies of our third-party service providers and third-party linked websites for detail, but generally, you should remember that these providers and third-party websites may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or Barnes4WD.  If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of our third-party service providers, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which these service providers or their facilities are located.


We use the following third-party applications: Paypal and Constant Contact. Each of these applications has its own applicable privacy policy, which is available by clicking the name. Information which you provide through these applications is not stored or kept by us; it is stored and kept by the application, and you should contact the application directly to eliminate your stored information.




Our Site provides users the opportunity to interact and post content through various social media sites including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Through the use of tools, widgets, and/or links.  Your interactions with these utilities, and any information you provide in connection with these interactions, are publicly viewable outside of the Site.  Each social media site has its own privacy policies which may be more or less protective than this Policy.  If you do not wish for this information to be disclosed, then you should not use these utilities. We are not responsible for information you choose to post on this Site or in any other forum.




Information that we collect is stored in a secure manner using a variety of access controls.  Secure passwords, SSL encryption, firewalls, and other measures are in place that helps us to protect your data. However, no organization can fully eliminate security risks associated with the transmission of personal information through online transactions, and you do so at your own risk. Breaches of our stored information will be reported within the statutorily-required period to authorities in North Carolina and, if applicable, within 72 hours to the appropriate authorities in the European Union.




We use cookies to optimize your experience of researching, selecting, and purchasing items from the Site over time. Cookies are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. You have many choices with regard to the management of cookies on your computer.  All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system.  To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.




This site is not directed to anyone under sixteen (16) years of age (a “Child”), and we do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under this age.  If we become aware that a Child has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.




By using this Site, you represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age, or that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this Site.  If you are under the age of eighteen (18), do not use this Site without parental consent.




Barnes4WD reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time, so please review it frequently.  Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on this Site.  If we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you on this Site that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


If Barnes4WD is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that they may continue to sell products to you.




This Policy is subject to the Terms, including without limitation all provisions regarding warranty, disclaimers, limits of liability, and dispute resolution mechanisms, such as the jurisdiction and form selection provisions.




The site is administered by Barnes4WD from its offices in North Carolina.  This Policy and the Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of North Carolina, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.  Any matter and/or dispute relating in any way to your visit to or interaction with the Site or with this Policy, including compliance with the Terms, shall have exclusive venue in the state courts of Henderson County, North Carolina or in the Western District of North Carolina.  Each party hereto hereby agrees that such court shall have in personam jurisdiction and venue with respect to such party, and each party hereby submits to the in personam jurisdiction and venue of such courts and waives any objection based on inconvenient forum.




By using this Site, you agree and acknowledge that the Site is hosted in the United States. If you are attempting to access the website from a physical location within the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Site, which is governed by U.S. law, the Policy, and the Terms, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to (a) such transfer, (b) the application of the laws of the United States and/or the State of North Carolina with respect to any dispute arising from or related to the Privacy Policy and/or your use of the Site, other than such rules, regulations, case law, and/or international treaties that would result in the application of the laws of a jurisdiction other than the United States or the State of North Carolina, and (c) the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of North Carolina and courts sitting in North Carolina pursuant to Section 13 herein.




If you would like to access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information that we have about you; register a complaint; or simply want more information, please contact us at or by mail, 34 McKinney Road, Etowah, NC. 28729.