The Love Confection respects the privacy of our customers, business partners, employees and job applicants, and other visitors to our websites who may choose to provide personal information. We recognize the need for appropriate protections and management of personal information that you provide to us. The most important thing to know is that your data is yours and we are not in the business of selling or sharing it without your consent. This Privacy Statement will assist you to understand what types of information we may collect, how that information may be used, and with whom the information may be shared.
CHOICE AND CONSENT
The Love Confection does not require that customers, business partners, or visitors to website provide any personal information. The decision to provide personal information is voluntary. In some instances, if you do not wish to provide the personal information requested, you may not be able to proceed with the activity or receive the benefit for which the personal information is being requested.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Through this website, we collect only Personal Data you voluntarily choose to share with us. We collect certain personal information to provide the best possible level of customer service. It enables us to deliver service announcements, special offers, personalized user access, and improved features.
Personal Data and Demographic Data That You Provide Through the Site: We collect personally identifiable data, such as your name, email address, phone number and credit card information (collectively, “Personal Data”) from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as to complete a transaction or order, respond to your inquiries, deliver products/services to you, bill you for products/services you purchased, and provide ongoing service and support certain services from The Love Confection. We may also collect and store demographic or other data, such as gender, zip code, occupation, hobbies and interests or similar information, but only when you voluntarily provide that information to us.
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with The Love Confection through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information is collected passively using various technologies like web beacons and may be used to track usage of the Site or customize The Love Confection Services. In operating the Site, we may also use standard technologies, including “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your browser when you access the Site. Our cookies help provide additional functionality and help us analyze Site usage. For instance, our Site may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access the Site without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the Site. This information does not identify you personally. You may elect to turn cookies off on your web browser, but we recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site’s features.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to provide and improve the Services, The Love Confection may conduct research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and The Love Confection may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally.
OUR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION
If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem. Also, if you provide Personal Data to obtain access to The Love Confection Services, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to such services, to monitor your use of such services, and to contact you regarding your use of such services. The Love Confection and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Related Companies”) may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our users, to personalize services, and to improve The Love Confection’s Services. Your email address is used to correspond with you about any orders, offers, contests, etc. We may use information you have provided to us to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future communications.
When you send an email to us or visit our website, you are communicating with us electronically and consent to receive communications from us electronically. The Love Confection will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this Site. You also agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications provided to you by us satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. In addition, all communications with us become the property of The Love Confection.
OUR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR DATA
The Love Confection is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you:
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell, buy or merge businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: The Love Confection, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Legal Requirements: The Love Confection may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation or a government request, (ii) verify compliance with or enforce our Terms of Service or protect and defend the rights or property of The Love Confection, users of the Site, or others, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
LINKS TO NON-THE LOVE CONFECTION SITES AND THIRD PARTIES
ON-LINE POLICY ONLY
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, you may make a written submission to the attention of firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Please note that this Policy may be subject to modifications from time to time. Any significant changes to this policy will be posted here. The Love Confection encourages you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how we collect, use and protect your information.