What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website, blog or app?
When registering or ordering on our site, as needed, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When is information collected?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey or enter information willingly on our site.
How is your information used by us?
The information that is collected from you when you register, sign up, make a purchase, respond to a marketing communication or survey, surf the website, or use certain other site features is used in the following ways:
- To improve our website and give you a better browsing experience
- To personalize your user experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings which interests and concerns you the most
- To administer a contest, survey, promotion or any other site feature.
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect information obtained from visitors?
Our website is scanned regularly for security holes as well as known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
Malware Scanning is used regularly.
In addition to this, your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is accessible only by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems. They are required to keep the information confidential by contract. Further, all sensitive/credit information that is supplied by you is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
A variety of security measures are implemented by us when a user enters, accesses or submits their information which ensures the safety of your personal information.
Are ‘cookies’ used by us?
Cookies are not used by us for tracking purposes
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or cookies can be turned off altogether, depending on your requirements. This can be done through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so have a look at the Help menu of your browser to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
However, orders can continue to be placed regardless of whether cookies are on or off.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to any outside party personally identifiable information without providing you advance notice first. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for advertising, marketing or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, third party products or services may be offered on our website. These third party sites have privacy policies that are separate and independent. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Regardless of this, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
Google AdSense Advertising is used by us on our website.
The following has been implemented by us:
Google Display Network Impression Reporting
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
As per CalOPPA this site agrees to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously
Users are able to change their personal information:
- By emailing us
How are “do not track signals” handled by our site?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
We allow third party behavioral tracking which may be noted
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
No marketing is done specifically to children under the age of 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
- Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in site notification
- Within 7 business days
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.