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.
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 to 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.
We share information with third party companies such as credit/debit card processing centers, and shipping carriers employed by us to perform functions on our behalf including order fulfillment, postal and email delivery, and credit processes. The only information shared with these third parties is that information which is necessary to process your order.
We may share your personal information with our affiliated companies and subsidiaries for marketing reasons. We reserve the right to share information with third party marketers, but only as permitted by law, and will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of such information sharing. To opt out please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject Line of Opt Out and we will ensure that the opt out is handled on your behalf.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.