Privacy Policy

YOUR PRIVACY

By using our Website you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our Website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Our Privacy Policy was developed as an extension of our commitment to combine the highest quality products and services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with our clients and partners. Our Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services. This statement will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs.

WE DO NOT SELL OUR LIST

We will not sell your name to a third party for the purposes of their advertising to you. We may send information to you from complementary service providers in order to inform you of their services when we believe you will benefit from these services, but we will not share information about you with these third parties.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND WHY?

When you visit our Website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Website.

1) PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO PROVIDE

EMAIL DOCUMENTS

In addition to providing the foregoing information to our partners, if you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.

HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect o notify you about important changes to our Website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. The lists used to send you product and service offers are developed and managed under our traditional corporate standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our customers’’ personal information. As a customer, you will be given the opportunity, at least once per contact, to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers.

2) WEBSITE INFORMATION

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a Website. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by your Web browser on your hard drive. Cookies can remember what information you accessed on one Web page to simplify your subsequent interactions with that Website or to use the information to streamline your transactions on related Web pages. This makes it easier for you to move from Web page to Web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. When you use the same computer to return to our site at a later time we will recognize you as a previous guest. We use cookies to make your online experience easier and more personalized. Cookies may permit us to send focused online content to you.

WEB SERVER LOGS

Server logs help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the logs lets us trace the paths followed by users to our Website as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our Website and evaluate our Website’s visitor capacity. WE do not use these logs to capture your individual email address our any personally identifying information about you.

HOW DO WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM COOKIES AND LOGS?

We use Website browser software tools such as cookies and Web server logs to gather information about our Website users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our Website and better serve our customers. This information assists us to design and arrange our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our Website to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers.

HOW DO WE SECURE INFORMATION TRANSMISSIONS?

When you send confidential personal information including credit card numbers to us on our Website, secure server software that we have licensed, encrypts all information you input before it is sent to use. The information is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches our Website. Other email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to you transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as credit card or account numbers to use through an unsecured email.

3) HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?

INFORMATION SECURITY

We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction.


EMPLOYEE ACCESS, TRAINING, AND EXPECTATIONS

Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protections of customer information. In general, our business practices limit the use and disclosure of such information only to authorized persons, processes and transactions.

WHAT ABOUT LEGALLY COMPELLED DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION?

We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.

WHAT ABOUT OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR WEBSITE?

We are not responsible for the practices employed by Websites linked to or from our Website nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Website. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Website to another Website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other Website, including Websites that have a link on our Website, is subject to that Website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

IS INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM CHILDREN?

Protecting the privacy of children is extremely important to us. This website is a general audience website and is not directed at nor intended for use by children. We do not knowingly collect or intend to collect Personal Data from anyone who is under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you should not provide any Personal Data to us and you should use this Site only with the knowledge, permission and involvement of a parent or guardian. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Data through the Site without parental consent. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to us through the Services, please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

WHAT ABOUT CONTESTS AND SWEEPSTAKES?

When we run a contest or sweepstakes relating to this Site, it will be accompanied by a set of rules and/or guidelines. The rules for each contest or sweepstakes will specify how the information gathered from you for entry will be used and disclosed.

WHAT ABOUT ONLINE SURVEYS?

We may from time to time conduct on-line surveys. When you complete an online survey, we may ask for certain information including, without limitation, your age, zip code, shopping habits, email and/or mailing address. This information will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

WHAT IF I ACCESS THE SITE FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES?

If you are visiting our Site from outside the United States, please be aware that you are sending information (including Personal Data) to the United States where our servers are located. We will hold and process your Personal Data and Non-Personal Data in accordance with privacy laws in the United States and this Privacy Policy. Please note that privacy laws in the United States may not be the same as, and in some cases may be considered less protective than, privacy laws in other countries.

HOW WILL I BE INFORMED ABOUT CHANGES REGARDING THIS PRIVACY POLICY?

The Site and our business may change from time to time. As a result (and for other business and/or technological reasons), it may be necessary for us to make changes to this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update, change, amend or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy (as determined by us), we will post a notice on the Site notifying users of the changes and providing an opportunity for you to take action relative to those changes prior to their implementation. In some cases, we also may send an email notifying registered users of upcoming changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Site after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised and then-current Privacy Policy.