SECURITY AND PRIVACY
INFORMATION WE COLLECT ONLINE
Non Personal Information; Cookies
We may use third party advertising companies to serve Company advertisements on our Site or other sites you may visit. To accomplish this, these companies may employ anonymous cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness and understand your visits to our Site and other web sites. These selected companies also provide this information to us which we use for marketing purposes.
The Company also uses one or more third party service providers to assist us in understanding your use of the Site, which service provider(s) may place cookies on your computer to receive information about your browsing and buying activity on the Site, and help us to provide you with a more personalized shopping experience.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use personal information collected on the Site for the following purposes:
- for the specific purpose for which it was volunteered (for example, to purchase a product, fulfill orders, process a return, or search the Site);
- to improve the content, appearance and utility of the Site;
- to understand your needs and preferences;
- to develop, market, sell or provide products and services;
- to conduct surveys, research and evaluations;
- to manage and develop our business and operations, administer accounts, and collect and process payments;
- to detect and protect us and third parties against negligence, fraud, theft and other illegal activities;
- as permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements, process or provisions; and
- if you submit a resume online for an intern position with us, we may use the information you provide solely for the purpose of evaluating you as a candidate for an intern position and to contact you with regard thereto.
In order to serve you better, we may combine information you provide to us on the Site with information you may provide to us in other ways, and with information from third parties including demographic or public information.
Please do not send us confidential or proprietary information through this Site. No information you send to us will be deemed to be confidential, and by submitting such information, you automatically grant us an irrevocable and unrestricted license to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute it for any purpose whatsoever, with no payment or other compensation to you.
HOW WE MAY SHARE INFORMATION
We also may share your information with selected third parties who provide services to us, including to process credit and debit card payments, calculate sales tax, monitor and analyze Site activity, serve Site content, help to maintain our customer database, or administer emails. We may in the future share such information with parties who will use such information to market our products or other products to you. Such third parties may have access to, store and process your personal information to provide services on our behalf, which may occur in the United States or in countries outside of the United States. Our service providers are not authorized to use your information for any purpose other than to provide the contracted services.
We also reserve the right to disclose information about you if we reasonably believe that the law requires us to do so, in response to legal process including law enforcement requests, and where needed to protect the safety, property, or legal rights of users of the Site, or the Company or its affiliates or third parties.
This Website is a general audience site. We do not knowingly request or collect personally identifiable information online from any person under the age of thirteen. This Site is not intended for, and no part of this Site is targeted to attract, anyone under the age of eighteen. In the event we learn we have collected personally identifiable information from a child under age thirteen, we will delete that information.
We have implemented appropriate measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. For example, when you provide any order information, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, an encryption tool that provides security while transmitting this information over the Internet. We also use firewall technology, password controls, and other technological and procedural safeguards in maintaining the Site. Although we have implemented the above security measures for this Site, you should be aware that 100% security is not possible. Therefore, the provision of such information is done at your own risk and, to the greatest extent permitted under applicable law, we shall have no liability for disclosure of your personal information due to errors, omissions or unauthorized acts of third parties during or after transmission.
MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We or our vendors retain purchase related information about you, such as your name, address, items purchased and date of purchase. Such personal information may be retained for a period of time; for example, to process a pending transaction you have made through the Site, to follow-up on a request, resolve a dispute, or for similar reasons. Some personal information also may continue to be stored on “back up” files for financial, legal or technical reasons.
If you do not wish to receive emails from us in the future, you can unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email that you receive from us, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request to be removed from our email list.
INFORMATION ON MARKETING DISCLOSURES
CONTENT REMOVAL REQUESTS FOR USERS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD
If you are a user under 18 years of age and reside in California, you may request and obtain removal of, content or information that you may have posted on the website if and when our website accommodates such postings. You may send us any such requests by one of the methods noted below under “Contact Information”. We will review the request and respond promptly. You should be aware that a request to remove content or information posted by you on the website does not ensure or require complete or comprehensive removal of such content or information from our databases.
UPDATING THIS POLICY; NOTICES
This policy is effective October 15, 2016.