Privacy | Payment Policy

Thank you for visiting our website.  This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site.  By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this policy. We'd like to assure our customers that we do not share your personal information with any other parties unless we may be required by law. Your personal information is only used for transactions, and the shipping of your order.  We may occasionally send a newsletter to announce new products, sales or other updates to customers who have signed up on our mailing list, but customers can opt out at any point.  You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by contacting us

Payment Information
We accept checks made out to Kanpekies, credit card, and PayPal payments.  We do not store credit card information in our databases, nor is any sensitive card holder data processed through our site at any point in the transaction.  You can shop at with confidence.  Online purchases are kept confidential.  Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc.  They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.  Information is encrypted employing Secure Socket Layer (SSL), the latest industry-standard encryption technology, with a AES-256 encryption to ensure that personal information is encrypted, and sent securely when placing an order.

Credit Card:  We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards, and electronic check payments safely, and securely for our customers.  The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check, and credit card processing networks.  See an online payments diagram to see how it works.

The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

  • 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
  • Industry leading encryption hardware, and software methods, and security protocols to protect customer information.
  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy. is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.

PayPal:  Once you are ready to finalize, and pay for your order with the PayPay option, you will be taken to the PayPal website for a safe and secure transaction.  For further information regarding privacy please refer to PayPal's security information:  Payment should be completed within 2 days of order.  If we do not receive payment, we will contact you.  If we still do not hear from you, your order may be cancelled. 

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage our users, when they leave our site, to review the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Google Analytics:

Our store uses Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being looked at.


Updates to this Statement
As our Website evolves over time this policy may be subject to modification.  We will update this privacy policy and change the effective date.  We encourage you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how we collect, use, and protect your information.  If we make significant changes to our data handling practices, we will make efforts to notify our active customers in other reasonable ways that may include an administrative email.
Effective as of August, 2013

If you have a question or concern about Kanpekies' compliance with this privacy policy, you may contact us at

Website Content
All of the content on this site, including photographs, logo, and the design of this website are owned by Kanpekies/ SMTny LLC, and may not be used or reproduced without our prior written approval or appropriate credit.