WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Customer information is collected during account registration, the checkout process, contests and sweepstakes, and responses related to surveys and email communication. This information typically details specific to the customer and required to process and ship their order (i.e. name, address, payment information, etc.). Any information in relation to gift receipts is also collected to fulfill the purchase; however, this information is not used for marketing purposes. The option of anonymous check out is available.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
The information that we collect is used in the following ways:
- More personalized browsing experience by showing content and products in which your search and browsing activity shows the most interest
- Improved service in responding to your Customer Service requests
- Increased promptness in processing your transactions
- In running promotions, contests, and surveys among other site features
Signing up for our newsletter allows you to receive promotional emails, latest item news, and site updates. If you would no longer like to receive these types of emails, please refer to the “How Can I Opt-Out, Remove, or Modify My Information?” section. These emails are only received by signing up for them. Visitors who register or participate in other sites related content can also sign up if so desired.
HOW DO WE PROTECT VISITOR INFORMATION?
A variety of security measures are implemented to maintain the safety of your personal information, which is contained within secured networks. These networks required special rights to access in order to ensure confidentiality. All information input on our website is transmitted via SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology and then encrypted into our databases within the secured networks.
DO WE USE "COOKIES"?
We may contract with third-party service providers to better assist us in understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies through your browser settings. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.
DO WE DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?
Unless the release is required and in compliance with the law, the enforcement of our site policies, and/or the protection of ours and others’ rights, property, or safety; we neither sell, trade, nor transfer your personal information.
“Outside Parties” neither refers to nor includes Home City, Inc. nor any website hosting partners or other parties who assist in the operation of our website, the conducting of our business, and the servicing of our customers with respect to our confidentiality terms. Non-personal visitor data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, and other uses.
HOW CAN YOU OPT-OUT, REMOVE OR MODIFY INFORMATION YOU HAVE PROVIDED TO US?
Information provided to us can be modified via “My Account.” Your email subscriptions and preferences can be updated via this link. Please note that due to email production schedules, you may receive any emails always in production prior to your unsubscribing. To delete all your online account information from our database, remove the saved shipping, billing, and payment information via this link after logging in. We may maintain information about an individual sales transaction for services and record keeping.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Third party links may appear on our website in an attempt to increase the value and experience of your visit to our website. All third-party websites have separate and independent privacy policies; we are neither responsible nor liable for the content and activities of these separate sites. However, our website’s integrity is vital, so we welcome any feedback regarding these linked (i.e. if a link does not work, etc.)
CHANGES TO OUR POLICY
QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK
Please feel free to direct any questions, concerns, or comments that you may have about privacy or any other issue to us. We welcome your feedback.
ONLINE POLICY ONLY