PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NEVER SHARE YOUR CONTACTS WITH ANYONE. EVEN IF SOMEONE STEALS YOUR PASSWORD, THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR SHIPPING ADDRESS BOOK.
Some basics about how we use the information we collect:
- To manage your account and provide support.
- To deliver products you have requested.
- To deliver a better and more personal product.
- To communicate with you about products and services, at your request.
- To develop relevant tools for you to use in decorating your house.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect personal information so you can be identified by your name, email address or social network ID. We also collect other information that does not identify you but is meant to make your experience on the site more efficient.
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
The information you submit to the site may be kept on our servers in the United States and, at some point, in other countries. This may include your name, email address, telephone number and street address. We may also save information you submit about your age, gender, favorite activities or other details.
INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES
We may also obtain information about you from partners or other third-party websites such as Twitter or Facebook. This information will always be obtained from places that have a right to share it or sites to which you have given your permission. Examples include updated address information and additional demographic information.
INFORMATION ABOUT OTHERS
We may also collect and share personal information about other people that you provide to us in order to carry out a task you have initiated, especially if you use Designers’ House to send a gift to friends and relatives. Every use of your address book data will be triggered by you. These uses may include reminders, comments, listing responses and sending other information. We will not sell this information or disclose this information to a third party without your consent.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
THIRD PARTIES. We may have third-party ads that utilize tracking technologies such as cookies. These cookies are used by the third parties to collect information on how you interact with their advertisements. It helps them deliver more targeted advertising and lets them know if you are interested in their offerings. We WILL NOT provide any personal information to these third parties without your explicit consent.
TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES. We may use standard internet technology such as pixel tags to track the use of our site or email. These are generally used to see whether a site area has been visited, or whether an email has been opened or acted upon. The information we collect in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer to our members and visitors, and to track the overall effectiveness of messaging, content, programming or other activities.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION. Designers’ House does not store financial information. When you submit your financial information it goes directly to a credit card processing company such as PayPal, and they will store the credit card information on their secure servers if appropriate to the type of service you purchase.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
BUSINESS PARTNERS. When you make a purchase or participate in promotions offered through Designers’ House, we may share your personal information to facilitate a transaction that you have initiated.
AGENTS, CONSULTANTS AND RELATED THIRD PARTIES. Designers’ House sometimes hires outside companies to perform certain services such as mailing invitations, maintaining databases and processing payments. In all instances these companies may have access to your information but will have no legal right to share this information or to use it for any other purpose than for the task you have authorized.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS. Designers’ House may share your personal data for several legal reasons.
1) As required by law in a criminal investigation, which will generally be a result of a subpoena or similar demand from a law enforcement agency. 2) To investigate fraud or to defend the rights, property or safety of others. 3) In connection with a substantial transaction such as the sale or merger of our company.
Designers’ House does not knowingly collect information from persons under the age of 13.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We take appropriate physical, electronic and procedural security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. As an example, only authorized employees will have access to our databases, and they will only be able to access them for business purposes. In addition, we use encryption in the transfer of this data between your computers and ours, and we use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your personal information.
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