1.Collection and Use of Information
1.1. General. In general, you can browse our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. At various times, you may decide to provide us with your personal information. You should know that we receive and store all personal information (whether written or oral) that you provide to us through whatever means you provide such information (through our Website, via e-mail, over the telephone, etc.).
In addition to your contact and Personal information, that may be used to identify, we may collect information about:
a) An individual
b) A first and last name
c) Home, billing or other physical address
d) Email address
f) Billing address
g) Shipping address
k) Marital status
m) Interests (Personal)
n) Phone number or other contact information, and
o) Credit card information.
We may combine the information you provide to us over time and we may combine such information with information that is publicly available, collected through data collection devices, and information that we receive from our partners, associates and other third parties.
2. Use of Your Personal Information
We may use the information we collect about you to:
• Facilitate your purchases and provide the services you request,
• Confirm and track your order,
• Respond to your inquiries and requests,
• Compare and review your personal information for errors, omissions and accuracy,
• Prevent and detect fraud or abuse,
• Improve our Website, service, product offerings, marketing and promotional efforts, and overall customer experience,
• Identify your product and service preferences,
• Understand our customer demographics, preferences, interests, and behavior, and
• Contact you (via email, postal mail, or telephone) regarding products and services (of Deerwood Jewelers or our partners) that we believe may be of interest to you.
2.2. Personal Information that we May Share with Others
In certain circumstances, we may share your personal information with trusted partners.
a) Service Providers: We use trusted third-party service providers to perform certain services on our behalf, including: shipping, payment processing, data storage/management, web hosting, web analytics, fulfilment, assembly, marketing, mailing, emailing, etc. These service providers only receive personal information if such information is required to perform the functions, and they are not authorised to use any personal information for any other purposes other than the purpose set forth by Deerwood Jewelers.
b) Special Events: If you choose to participate in a special event (for example, a promotion, contest, or sweepstake), Deerwood Jewelers may share your personal information with those organisations contributing in the applicable event. These third parties do not use your information for any other purpose other than to manage the event. We may approve trusted partners to send your information about products and services that may be of interest to you.
c) Compliance with Law and Fraud Protection: We may, and you authorise us to use and disclose any information, including personal information: (1) we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; (2) in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any personal or as otherwise required by law; (3) to other companies and organisations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction; and (4) to enforce any agreement we have with you.
d) Business Transfer: Your personal information may be disclosed as part of any merger, sale of company assets or acquisition, as well as in the event of liquidation, bankruptcy or receivership, in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the Company.
Anonymous Information. We may create anonymous records from personal information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use these records for internal purposes, such as analyzing usage patterns so that we may enhance our services, and we also reserve the right to use and disclose any information in such records at our discretion.
Comments. We value your comments, feedback, testimonials, etc., which help us develop and improve our website, products, and services.
3. Other Uses of Your Information
When you visit our Website, Deerwood Jewelers collects your IP address to help analyze problems with its server, administer and tune the operation of its Website. We analyze trends, track traffic patterns, gather demographic information for aggregate use, and track the date and duration of each session within our Website. Your IP address may also be used in combination with your personal information to prevent fraud or abuse, customize your shopping experience, improve our website, customer service, products, and promotional efforts, and to understand your preferences, patterns and interests.
Data Collection Devices, such as Cookies and Web Beacons.
a) Deliver our ads,
b) Improve and measure the usability,
c) Track visits from our affiliates and partners,
d) Performance and effectiveness of our Website,
e) Improve and measure the effectiveness of our marketing programs,
f) Learn how customers use our website,
g) Estimate our audience size,
h) Deliver co-branded services, and
i) To customize your shopping experience.