What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our Website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details or PII to help you with your experience. By using our Website and providing such information, you consent to our retention and use of such information for any business-related purposes, in accordance with applicable laws. Whether or not to provide such information is completely your own choice, but if you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to purchase products, or access certain services, offers and content on our Websites.
When do we collect information?
We collect Personally Identifiable Information from you when you place an order, fill out a form or enter information on our Website.
How do we use your information?
We may use your PII that we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, navigate the Website, or use certain other Website features in the following ways:
• To quickly process your transactions.
How do we protect visitor information?
Our Website is scanned on a regular basis for security breaches and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our Website as safe as possible.
Your Personally Identifiable Information is stored behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep such information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you provide is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your Personally Identifiable Information when a user places an order or enters, submits, or accesses their information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you disable cookies on your browser, you will disable some of our Website’s features that make your Website experience more efficient. In addition, some of our Website services will not function properly.
However, you can still place orders:
• keeping users logged in.
• over the telephone.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include Website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep your PII confidential. We may also release your PII when we must do so to comply with applicable law, enforce our Website policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links:
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our Website.
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. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en We have not enabled Google AdSense on our Website but we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our Website anonymously.
Users are able to change their Personally Identifiable Information:
• By emailing us.
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor ‘Do Not Track’ (DNT) signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a DNT browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of PII 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 Rules, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market our Website, our products or services to children under 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 PII.
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 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.
Sonnier & Castle
554 West 48th
Street New York, NY 10036