INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Personally Identifiable Information
We collect information that can be used to identify you as an individual only when you provide such information directly to us in connection with the Service. Information we may collect from you.
We ask for Personally Identifiable Information such as your name and e-mail address when you register for a customer account with the Service, or if you correspond with us. We may also collect demographic information, such as your age, gender and interests.
If you purchase products or services, then we will also ask for additional information, such as your credit card number and billing address. We may also retain any messages you send through the Service, and may collect information you provide in User Content you post to the Service. Uses made of the information.
We use Personally Identifiable Information to communicate directly with you. We may send you emails containing newsletters, promotions and special offers. We also use your Personally Identifiable Information to send you Service-related emails (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). You may not opt out of Service-related e-mails.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We also collect and use information about your interactions with the Service in a manner and format that does not identify you as an individual. We may collect, use, and disclose Non-Personally Identifiable Information as set forth below.
Information we may collect from you
â€¨We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, your browserâ€™s width and height, and other information that assists us in improving the Service. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
â€¨When you visit the Service, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets MAISON STANDARDS help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the Service), and allow us or our business partners to track your usage of the Service over time. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browserâ€™s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Log File Information:
â€¨Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use the Service, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (â€śIPâ€ť) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Clear Gifs/Web Beacons Information:
â€¨When you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our users. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Service.
Uses made of the information.
Remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site;
Provide custom, personalized content and information;
Monitor the effectiveness of our Service;
Monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns;
Diagnose or fix technology problems reported by our Users or engineers that are associated with certain IP addresses;
Help you efficiently access your information after you sign in.
SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION
Personally Identifiable Information:
â€¨We will not rent or sell your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties outside MAISON STANDARDS and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your consent, except as noted below: We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third-party business partners for the purpose of providing the Service to you.
Any Personally Identifiable Information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings. To change your privacy settings on the Service please access your customer account page.
If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information. MAISON STANDARDS will disclose Personally Identifiable Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to
- Conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities;
and/or - To exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of MAISON STANDARDS, our Users or others.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
â€¨MAISON STANDARDS uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected from through the Service. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from MAISON STANDARDS, at all times.
Notwithstanding the foregoing measures, MAISON STANDARDS cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to MAISON STANDARDS or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of MAISON STANDARDSâ€™ distributors, such as social networks. MAISON STANDARDS is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.
YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION
Opting Out of Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
You may, of course, decline to submit any Personally Identifiable Information through the Service, in which case the MAISON STANDARDS may not be able to provide certain services to you. Modifying Your Account Information and Settings You may update your account information and email-communication preferences at any time by logging in to your customer account page or contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As noted above, you may not opt out of Service-related communications (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices).
Opting Out of Collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Informationâ€¨
The only way to completely â€śopt outâ€ť of the collection of any information through cookies is to actively manage the settings on your browser. Please refer to your browserâ€™s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools.
Note that disabling cookies on your browser prevents you from receiving the features available through the Service.
User-Generated Content Following termination or deactivation of your customer account, MAISON STANDARDS may retain your profile information and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Furthermore, MAISON STANDARDS may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including User Content) contained in your communications to other Users or posted to public or semi-public areas of the Service after termination or deactivation of your customer account.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from the Service, nor the information or content contained therein.
Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third partyâ€™s own rules and policies.
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