GemAndGemstone.com understands the privacy of its visitors/customers and is committed to provide them a secure online experience and safeguard their privacy with all the efforts. Hereby, we have given the following points to inform you how GemAndGemstone.com handles and uses the information of its visitors/customers.
Information Collection of GemAndGemstone.com’s Visitors
GemAndGemstone.com safely and automatically gathers visitor information, which is only used to improve the quality and the services of GemAndGemstone.com by ascertaining its statistical performance on the basis this collective data. This is how we collect the information of visitors:
*Cookies – It is a piece of data stored in the visitor’s hard drive about the user, but cookies have no linkage with the visitor’s personal identifiable information. GemAndGemstone.com sends cookies to its visitors’ web browser and in most cases, it is automatically accepted by these browsers. It actually depends on the visitor’s preferences, to configure their browsers in a way, to either accept or reject such cookies. The only drawback in rejecting or blocking these cookies is that, the visitor is limited to certain areas of GemAndGemstone.com. These cookies immediately terminate, as soon as a visitor closes the web browser.
*IP Address (Internet Protocol) – GemAndGemstone.com’s web server automatically records IP addresses of its visitors, which gives an aggregate data about the number of visitors visiting from different geographical locations. Such information is used to analyze the trends and administer the website accordingly.
Collection of Personal Information through Online Forms
Although it’s not mandatory to sign up with GemAndGemstone.com, but when a visitor wishes to do so, he fills an online form and gives basic information about himself. More detailed information may be required when a visitor chooses to purchase an item at GemAndGemstone.com. In both cases, the information given by the visitor/customer is saved in our secured database. Such data may be used to inform our visitors/customers about the latest additions or alterations in our products or services.
Uses, Accuracy Maintenance, Retention and Secrecy of Personal Information
GemAndGemstone.com uses the personal information of all its visitors/customers in order to improve the quality of our services offered to them. Strong procedures have been adopted to maintain such information in accurate, current and complete condition. We keep such information for business or notification purposes and no information is retained longer than necessary. The secrecy of personal information in maintained by keeping it password-protected and is made available only to a very limited number of staff members of GemAndGemstone.com, who are highly qualified, efficient and understands the privacy of all our visitors/customers.
Information Sharing with Third Parties
Protection of Private Information Related to Credit Card Transactions
In order to prevent the secrecy of the private information of our customers’ credit cards, we have tied up with some of the best payment services like PayPal and Escrow.com, which uses the most powerful 128-bit Secure Socket Layer protocol (SSL), which automatically encrypts customer’s credit card information to protect highly sensitive data.
Links to Other Websites
GemAndGemstone.com’s links page provides a list of interesting links to other websites for the convenience and reference of our visitors. We do not take any responsibility and give no guarantees, warranties or representations, implied or otherwise, for the content or accuracy of these third-party websites. It is completely a visitor’s choice to visit any of these links and as soon as he/she moves himself/herself to any of these web pages, the secrecy of his/her personal information no longer remains our responsibility.
Unsolicited e-mails (SPAM) are a menace to the internet users and GemAndGemstone.com is committed to oppose such practices. These bulk mails create severe inconveniences by bringing unnecessary annoyance and wastage of resources to the users. To restrict SPAM, we never share the personal information of our visitors/customers with any individual, website or organization, who is not connected with GemAndGemstone.com for relevant purposes.
Disclosure of Private Information to Visitors/Customers
Our visitors/customers have the right to ask about their personal information, which they provide to us while signing up or ordering at GemAndGemstone.com. They hold complete right to make changes in their information or get it deleted.