Updated on November 1,2005
is designed to advise you about how we collect, use, and protect the personal
information you provide. By visiting this site, you are accepting the practices
TRUSTe Privacy program. TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit organization whose
mission is to build user's trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the
use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the
sitewww.buystonenow.com. Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its
commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices
and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe. If you have
questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Hardeep
Johar at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your
inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should
contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog complaint.php. TRUSTe
will then serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.
Information is collected.
A. Information You Provide to Us: We collect any information
you enter on our site, or that you give us in any other way. We collect Name/s,
address, contact details, shipping and billing addresses. You can choose not to
provide certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of our
services and features. B. Automatic Information: When you visit a website, you
disclose certain information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and
the time of your visit. This site, like many other sites, records this basic
information about visits to our site. However your personally identifiable
information is not disclosed in any manner whatsoever. C. "Cookies": Cookies are
pieces of information that are transferred to your computer from a web server.
Most browsers are set up to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to
have your browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or to refuse to
accept cookies. Some relevant personal information would be pre populated into
other forms on our site during the course of doing business, in order to provide
you with ease of doing business and seamless customer service. This is for
business and service related processes, emails, order booking and fulfillment
processes, etc. This site also utilizes a third party tracking utility (ex:
hitbox) to track and record aggregate site statistical information. No
individual information is tracked in any manner or form.
3. How and When the
Information is Used.
The information we collect is used for administering our business activities.
Occasionally we may use the information to notify you about changes to our
website, new services, or business related notifications and programs. The
information provided by you is used for ordering, shipping, order fulfillment
and billing purposes and also for relevant business and service related
processes and emails only. We currently only send email communications to you in
relation to your order (such as confirmation email), service-related
announcements (such as product updates, service maintenance to our website
interruptions, etc.), in response to your inquiries sent to us via email, and to
contact you with any problems related to your order. Generally, you may not
opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
This privacy and protection of your information is important to us. We do not
make any personal information available to third parties without your
permission, except in the instances listed below. Please reference item #5 and
#11. Your access to some services and content is password protected. We advise
that you do not disclose your password to anyone. In addition, we recommend you
sign out of password-protected services at the end of your session.
Information about our users is important to us. We will not disclose any
individually identifiable information to any third party without first receiving
that user's permission, with the following exception. However only your name,
billing address and invoice number is shared with a secure payment gateway
Authorize.net to enable ease of business and deliver seamless service. Please
note that Authorize.net is not permitted to use this information for any other
purpose, apart from completing your requested credit card authorization, you are
providing your credit card details directly to them on their site, even though
the payment page has the look and feel of Stone and Tile Shoppe Inc.
We use security software to protect the confidentiality of your personal
information. In addition, our business practices are reviewed periodically for
compliance with policies and procedures governing the security and
confidentiality of our information. Our business practices limit employee access
to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such
information to authorized persons. Our site's credit card processing service
provider Authorize.net uses SSL encryption to secure all financial transactions.
This website does not provide services or sell products to children under the
age of 18. This website does not knowingly collect any information from those
under the age of 18.
You can request access to your personally identifiable information by sending
an e-mail to email@example.com. You can also access and /or edit your
information by accessing the site with your User Id and Password.
By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of
10. Changes to Privacy
changes to this privacy statement, the homepage and other places we deem
appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it,
and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to
modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we
make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here or by email.
11. Legal Disclaimer.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable
information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary
to protect our rights and / or comply with a Judicial proceeding, court order or
legal process served on our Web site.
Stone and Tile Shoppe, Inc.
12804 Raymer Street
Hollywood, CA 91605