When you visit our Site you may provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and (2) Site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Site.
Generally, you may browse the Site without providing any personally identifiable information. However, we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information at various times and places on this Site. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, you may not be able to access all areas of this Site or participate in all of its features.
We receive and store any personally identifiable information you enter on the Site, whenever you shop with us. From your purchases and other interactions with us, we obtain information concerning the specific products or services you purchase or use.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
When you visit this Site, our web server automatically collects anonymous information such as log data and IP addresses. We may use the automatically collected information for a number of purposes, such as improving our Site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions.
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (described below) and Web server logs to collect information about how our Site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companies may also use small pieces of code called "web beacons" or "clear gifs" to determine which advertisements and promotions users have seen and how users responded to them.
Use of Information Collected
We use personal information to administer and expand our business activities, including:
- to complete your purchase transactions;
- to send you our catalogs and other offerings by mail/email;
- to keep you informed about the status of your orders;
- to identify your product and service preferences, so we can notify you of new or additional products, services, and promotions that might be of interest to you, but you may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at email@example.com;
- to notify you of information concerning products you have purchased ; and
- to improve our merchandise selections, customer service, and overall shopping experience.
Sharing Information Collected
Information about our customers is important to us, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information among Iceing on Top affiliates only as described below.
We may enter into alliances, partnerships or other business arrangements with third parties who may be given access to personally identifiable information including your name, address, telephone number and email for the purpose of providing you information regarding products and services that we think will be of interest to you. In connection with alliances, partnerships or arrangements, we may also provide certain information to third parties if we have determined that the information will be used in a responsible manner by a responsible third party. We also use third parties to facilitate our business, including, but not limited to, sending email and processing credit card payments. In connection with these offerings and business operations, our partners and other third parties may have access to your personally identifiable information for use in connection with business activities. As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution.
Compliance with Law: We may provide access to information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Site, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors of this Site or the public.
Personal information provided on the Site and online credit card transactions are transmitted through a secure server using Secure Socket Layering (SSL), encryption technology. When the letters "http" in the URL change to "https," the "s" indicates you are in a secure area employing SSL; also, your browser may give you a pop-up message that you're about to enter a secure area.
We are committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. We take appropriate physical, electronic and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. Our website uses encryption technology, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name, address and credit card number. Our customer service center and stores also operate over a private, secure network. Please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.
Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. If you need to change or delete your personal information , you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Links to other sites
While visiting the Site, you may link to sites operated by our business partners or other third parties. This does not mean that we endorse these sites. We do not make any representations or warranties about any Web site you may access through this Site. They are independent from us, and we have no control over, or responsibility for, their information or activities.
A "cookie" is a small data file stored by your Web browser on your computer's hard drive. It allows us to recognize your computer (but not specifically who is using it) upon entering our Site by associating the identification numbers in the cookie with other customer information you have provided us. That customer information is stored on our secure database.
Protecting children's privacy is important to us. Our Site is a general audience site. We do not collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13. We also do not send e-mail correspondence to anyone who tells us that they are under the age of 13, without their parent's consent. Children under the age of 13 should always ask their parents or guardians for permission before providing any personal information to anyone online. We urge parents and guardians to participate in their children's online activities and use parental control or other web filtering technology to supervise children's access to the web.
Iceing on Top does not sell its merchandise for purchase by children under the age of 18. We sell children's products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may use our Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
You will receive promotional e-mails from us only if you have asked to receive them. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us, you can click on the unsubscribe link and hit send at the bottom of any e-mail communication sent by us. Please allow us 3 business days from when the request was received to complete the removal, as some of our promotions may already have been in process before you submitted your request.