1.1. PURPOSE OF POLICY. Pearl Jewel Center (“us”, “we,” “Company”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors and other users of the “Site”.
This Policy only applies to this Site, and not to any other websites that you may access from the Site, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy.
1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN
PLEASE NOTE: We are a general audience site and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT?
In operating the Site, we collect personal information from you in a couple different situations. The first is if contact us via the “contact” page.
In doing so, you will provide us with your email address. The second is if you leave a comment to a blog post during which we may ask you for a name and other information.
We do not require you to provide us with information via these two methods to use and enjoy the Site.
2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?
(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet).
They reveal no personal information about you in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing or for improving the services we offer.
(b) COOKIES. From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Site.
Cookies help us learn which areas of our Site are useful and which areas need improvement through programs including, but not limited to, Google Analytics.
You can disable cookies through your browser or independent programs available online.
However, if you disable this function, your experience at our Site may be diminished as some features may not work as we intended them.
(c) SPONSORS AND ADVERTISERS. We may accept sponsorship and advertisements on the Site.
Should this occur, assume said sponsors and advertisers will get access to the impressions and click data on their marketing pieces.
We will never reveal your personally identifiable information to them by us.
3. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We do not disclose the personally identifiable information to any third parties other than those that we use to facilitate the functioning of the site such as a hosting company and email program for mailings.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION.
We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences.
We may also share traffic and transaction with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
Promotions or advertisements displayed on our site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on our site.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We may disclose any information we have for you if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to
(1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us,
(2) protect and defend our rights or property or the users of the Site, or
(3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.
(e) SALE OF INFORMATION.
To accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of the Site or our company, including the information collected through this Site.
If a company or its assets are acquired by a third party, user information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
The Site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we get from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.
5. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL
5.1. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
It is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their practices.
6. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES
6.1. CONTACTING US
If you have questions about this Policy or our practices related to this Site, please feel contact us from kev dot foulds at Gmail dot com.
6.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES
We shall post any such changes on the Site in a conspicuous area. You may then choose whether you wish to accept said policy changes or discontinue using the Site.
Any such change, update, or modification will be effective 30 days after posting on the Site.
It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.
7. GOOGLE & THIRD PARTY VENDORS
- Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
- READ MORE HERE ABOUT HOW GOOGLE USES DATA
- Notify your site visitors of the third-party vendors and ad networks serving ads on your site.
- Provide links to the appropriate vendor and ad network websites.