Island Treasures Gourmet™ is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Island Treasures Gourmet™ Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Island Treasures Gourmet™ website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Island Treasures Gourmet™ collects personally identifiable information, which may include your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Island Treasures Gourmet™ may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Island Treasures Gourmet™. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Island Treasures Gourmet™ for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Island Treasures Gourmet™ Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Island Treasures Gourmet™ public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Island Treasures Gourmet™ does not read any of your private online communications.
Island Treasures Gourmet™ encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Island Treasures Gourmet™ so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Island Treasures Gourmet™ is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Island Treasures Gourmet™ and Island Treasures Gourmet™ family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Island Treasures Gourmet™ collects and uses your personal information to operate the Island Treasures Gourmet™ Web site and deliver the products and services you have requested. Island Treasures Gourmet™ also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products and services available from Island Treasures Gourmet™ and its affiliates. Island Treasures Gourmet™ may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current products and services or of potential new products and services that may be offered.
Island Treasures Gourmet™ does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Island Treasures Gourmet™ may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Island Treasures Gourmet may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Island Treasures Gourmet™, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Island Treasures Gourmet™ does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Island Treasures Gourmet™ keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Island Treasures Gourmet™, in order to determine what Island Treasures Gourmet™ products and services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Island Treasures Gourmet™ to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Island Treasures Gourmet™ Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Island Treasures Gourmet™ or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Island Treasures Gourmet; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Island Treasures Gourmet, or the public.
The Island Treasures Gourmet™ Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Island Treasures Gourmet™ pages, or register with Island Treasures Gourmet™ site or services, a cookie helps Island Treasures Gourmet™ to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Island Treasures Gourmet™ Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Island Treasures Gourmet™ features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Island Treasures Gourmet™ services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Island Treasures Gourmet™ secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Island Treasures Gourmet™ secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Island Treasures Gourmet™ will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Island Treasures Gourmet™ encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Island Treasures Gourmet™ is protecting your information.
Island Treasures Gourmet™ welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. Contact Island Treasures Gourmet™ at [email protected]gourmet.com with any questions or concerns.