This Policy describes the information collection, use, and dissemination practices of Company, its parent, subsidiaries and registered d/b/a companies (Collectively Referred herein after as “Company”) and all related websites owned or registered to Company. It governs Company’s right to collect, use, store and disclose information provided by You on its (a) this Website, (b) Company’s other Websites, (c) on various Third Party websites, and (d) Company's other information collection and distribution practices, including the acquisition of your information from and to Third Parties. Company is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices of third party websites or applications which company does not own or control. By providing us with Personal Information about yourself on our Website or in the course of using our services, you consent to the transfer of your Personal Information, and any other data we acquire about you from third-party service providers for commercial use.
Information Collection, Use, and Dissemination practices.
1. Collection of Information.
1.1. User Direct Information.
User Direct Information. Each time you provide or transmit information via the Website, Company may obtain and collect personal information about you, including, but not limited to, your name, email address, mailing address, and telephone or cell phone number (collectively referred to as "Personal Information").
1.2. Third Party Information.
Company will not provide Personal Information from you to a third party.
1.3. Other Methods of Collecting Personal Information.
Other occasions when Company obtains information from you include: (1) when you request assistance through Company’s customer service department; and (2) when you voluntarily subscribe to a Company service or newsletter.
1.4. Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Info Collected Using Technology.
Company currently uses cookie and web beacon technology to associate certain Internet-related information about you with information about you in its database. Additionally, Company may use other new and evolving sources of information in the future.
1.5 a. Cookies.
b. Web Beacons.
A web beacon is a programming code that can be used to display an image on a web page, but can also be used to transfer your unique user identification to a database and associate you with previously acquired information about an individual in a database. This allows Company to track certain websites you visit. Web beacons are used to track online behavioral habits for marketing purposes to determine products or services you may be interested in. In addition to using web beacons on web pages, Company also uses web beacons in email messages sent to individuals listed in Company’s database.
c. IP Addresses.
Company automatically tracks certain information based upon your behavior on the site. We may use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on the site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on the site or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address. Your Internet Protocol ("IP") is a unique Internet "address" which is assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider ("ISP"). For local area network ("LAN"), DSL, or cable modem users, an IP address may be permanently assigned to a particular computer. IP addresses are automatically logged by Web servers, collecting information about a user's traffic patterns. While the IP address does not identify an individual by name, it may, with the cooperation of the ISP, be used to locate and identify an individual using the Web. Your IP address can, however, reveal what geographic area you are connecting from, or which ISP you are using. Finally, other websites you visit have IP addresses, and we may collect the IP addresses of those websites and their pages.
d. Computer Profiles.
e. Data Analysis.
Data Analysis technology may be employed from time to time if used by a Client of Company.
f. New Technology
The use of technology on the Internet, including cookies and web beacons, is rapidly developing. As a result, Company strongly encourages individuals to revisit this policy for any updates regarding its use of new technology.
1.6. No Information Collected from Children.
Company will never knowingly collect any Personal Information about children under the age of 18. If Company obtains actual knowledge that it has collected Personal Information about a child under the age of 18, that information will be immediately deleted from its database. Because it does not collect such information, Company has no such information to use or to disclose to third parties.
1.7. Credit Card Information and Bank Account Information.
Company may, in certain instances, collect credit card numbers, bank account information and related information when an individual places an order on Company’s Website. When the credit card or bank account information is submitted to Company, such information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software. Company will use the credit card information or bank account information for purposes of processing and completing the transaction you requested on the Website, and the credit card information or bank account information will not disclose to third parties as necessary to complete the requested purchase transaction. Such information is stored on a server which has firewall protection and password coded. Company limits access to this information to authorized personnel only.
2. Use of Personal Information.
2.1. General Use.
The following paragraphs describe how Company currently uses Personal Information, but Company may change or broaden its use at any time. As noted below, Company may update this policy from time to time. Company may use Personal Information to provide promotional offers to individuals by means of email advertising, telephone marketing, direct mail marketing, mobile marketing, online banner advertising, and package stuffers, among other possible uses.
2.2. Email and Unsubscribe Policy.
Company will not use Personal Information to provide third party promotional offers by email to individuals.
2.3. Content of Email Messages.
You may receive certain commercial email messages sent by third parties for products which may be of interest to you. In such case, an Advertiser's name will appear in the "From:" and the email will have a method at the bottom of the email to unsubscribe from that Advertiser. Company is not responsible for third party emails sent to you.
2.4. Solicited Email.
Company only sends email to individuals who have agreed on the Website to receive email from Company or to individuals who have agreed on a Third Party website to receive email from Third Parties. As such, Company does not send unsolicited email messages. As a result, United States statutes requiring certain formatting for unsolicited email are not applicable to Company's email messages.
2.5. Targeted Advertising.
Company will not use Personal Information to target advertising to an individual.
Company will not use Personal Information to advertise, directly or indirectly, to individuals using direct mail marketing or telemarketing using telephones and cell phones.
2.8. Short Message Service.
You acknowledge and agree that the SMS Service is provided via wireless systems which use radios (and other means) to transmit communications over complex networks. We do not guarantee that your use of the SMS Service will be private or secure, and we are not liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the SMS Service. We may also access the content of your account and wireless account with your carrier for the purpose of identifying and resolving technical problems and service-related complaints.
You may remove your information from Company’s database. If you remove your information from Company’s database it will no longer be used by Company for secondary purposes, disclosed to third parties, or used by Company or third parties to send promotional correspondence to you. You may remove your information by sending your request in writing via email to [email protected] or by sending "STOP", "END", "QUIT" to the SMS text message you have received.
2.9. Use of Technology Information.
Company will not use Technology Information (1) to match a person's Personal Information and Third Party List Information to other categories of Personal Information to make and improve profiles of individuals, (2) to track a person's online browsing habits on the Internet, (3) to determine which areas of Company's websites are most frequently visited. This information helps Company to better understand the online habits of individuals so that Company can target advertising and promotions to them.
2.10. Profiles of Individuals.
Company will not use Personal Information to make a profile of an individual.
2.11. Storage of Personal Information.
Company stores the Personal Information in a database on its’ computers. Company computers have security measures (such as a firewall and password protections) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Company’s control. Notwithstanding such measures, Company cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent its computers from being illegally accessed, and the Personal Information on them stolen or altered.
3. Other Use of Personal Information.
Company may use your Personal Information in the following ways:
3.1. Public Forums.
3.2. Third Party Offers.
Company will not provide your Personal Information to third parties.
Company will not use your Personal Information for any marketing and survey purpose.
3.4. Data Summary.
Company will not sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
3.5. Service Providers.
Company will not use third parties to help operate our Website and deliver products and services.
3.6. Aggregate Statistics.
Company may disclose aggregate statistics regarding user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Website and e-mails to third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user.
3.7. Complying with Legal Process.
Company will not disclose your Personal Information in response to subpoenas, court orders, warrants, or legal process, or to otherwise establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or in the event you violate or breach an agreement with Company. .
3.8. Order Fulfillment.
Company will transfer your Personal Information to third parties when necessary to provide a product or service that you order from such third party while using Company’s websites or when responding to offers provided by Company.
4. Privacy Practices of Third Parties.
4.1. Advertiser cookies and web beacons.
Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies who place advertisements on the websites and on the internet generally may use their own cookies, web beacons, and other technology to collect information about individuals. Company does not control the use of such technology and Company has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about you.
The websites and email messages sometimes contain hypertext links to the websites of third parties. Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. Linked websites may contain links to websites maintained by third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. Company does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such third party websites. The inclusion of a link to a website does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organization.
5. Foreign use of the Website.
To the extent that you are accessing the Website while domiciled outside of the United States, you acknowledge that the Personal Information you are providing Company is collected and stored in the United States and therefore consent to the transfer of information to and storage of the information outside of your domiciled country and in the United States.
6. California User Consumer Rights.
In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with California Department of Consumer Affairs, 1625 North Market Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834; or by phone at 800-952-5210; or by email to [email protected] For more information about protecting your privacy, you may wish to visit: http://www.ftc.gov. If you have questions about this policy, please contact us at [email protected].