Effective Date: October 12, 2016
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect and store Personal Information and other information from you, as further described below:
• Make an in-store or online purchase or other transaction with us;
• Create an account on our Site;
• Conduct a transaction or request a Service where we collect information;
• Request customer service or contact us;
• Subscribe to our emails or agree to accept offers from us;
• Post a review or comment on one of our social media pages, or post a rating, review or other user-generated content on our Site; and
DEMOGRAPHIC OR OTHER DATA
We may also collect and store demographic or other data, such as age, gender, zip code or similar information, from you when you voluntarily provide such information. We may also receive information about you from other sources, online or offline, and add it to the information you provide to us.
INFORMATION ABOUT OTHER
IP ADDRESSES AND DEVICE INFORMATION
We collect technical information when you visit our Site or use our mobile applications or Services. This includes information such as Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of mobile device you use, your device operating system and browser type, a unique device identifier, the address of a referring websites, the path you take through our Site, and other information about your session on our websites. We may use such IP address for various purposes, including to analyze and report upon the usage of our Site, and, along with the content, features and Services made available through the Site, diagnose and prevent service or technology problems affecting our Site, and monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.
You also provide us information in other ways through technology. Some of this information may be linked to you personally. This information helps our Services work more effectively and supports our customer marketing and analytics efforts – our work to understand our customers’ needs and provide information about our products and services. Here are some examples:
Browsing Information: We use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and mobile device identifiers to collect information about the use of our Site. Cookies allow us to provide you relevant information as you use or return to our Site. A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your browser when you access the Site. Cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and help us analyze Site usage more accurately. For instance, our Site may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access the Site without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the Site.
• Remember what items are in your shopping bag
• Recognize you when you return to our Site
• Enables faster checkout, if you have created an account at cecinewyork.com
• Study how our customers navigate through our Site and which products they request in site searches
• Deliver personalized marketing from Thistle Cards
Web beacons allow us to know if a certain page was visited, an email was opened, or if ad banners on our websites and other sites were effective.
We also may use pixel tags – tiny graphic images – to tell us what parts of our Site you have visited or to measure the effectiveness of any searches you may do on our site. Pixel tags also enable us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us.
We also contract with third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. To do this, they will collect anonymous information about your visits to our Site and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this Site and other websites to target advertisements. These targeted advertisements may appear on other sites that you visit. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a cookie or pixel tag – industry standard technology used by most major websites. No personally identifiable information is collected in this process. To opt-out of this type of messaging, please update your mail preferences.
We use these tools to provide a continuous and more personalized shopping experience for you.
Browser Do Not Track Signals: Although our Site currently does not have a mechanism to recognize the various web browser Do Not Track signals, we do offer our customers choices to manage their preferences that are provided in the previous sections above. To learn more about browser tracking signals and Do Not Track please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.org/.
NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE DATA
AGGREGATED PERSONAL INFORMATION
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Thistle Cards Services, Thistle Cards often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Information and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and this type of aggregated information does not identify you personally (the “Aggregate Data”), and Thistle Cards may share this Aggregate Data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. Thistle Cards may also disclose Aggregate Data in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Thistle Cards does not provide any personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. If you want to request a notice or have any questions about our privacy practices, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Request for Privacy Information".
OUR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND OTHER INFORMATION
Thistle Cards may collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us through your use of the Services. Thistle Cards may use such information to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our users and to improve the Thistle Cards Services. Among other things, we may use guests’ contact information to offer guests the opportunity to contact each other through the Site. Thistle Cards will provide guests with the means to communicate with one another through the Site but will not disclose guests’ email addresses with other guests unless a guest opts-in to accept a specific guest’s request for his or her email address.]
INFORMATION WE SHARE WITH OTHERS AND YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS
Thistle Cards is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Information with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
AGENTS, CONSULTANTS AND RELATED THIRD PARTIES
Thistle Cards , like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases, analyzing data, marketing, and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function, and they may only use such information for our benefit and the purposes for which they were engaged.
As we develop our business, we might sell, buy or merge businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Information, Non-Personally Identifiable Data and Aggregated Personal Information may be part of the transferred assets.
Thistle Cards may disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation or a government request, (ii) verify compliance with or enforce our Terms of Service or protect and defend the rights or property of Thistle Cards , users of the Site or others, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
Your Choices about Communications from Thistle Cards You can access the Site without providing any Personal Information when you browse the Site. If you choose not to provide any Personal Information, you will not be able to use certain Thistle Cards Services, such as purchasing goods and services.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
HOW WE USE EMAIL
When you provide us your email address, we will email you as necessary to process your order, respond to a request or provide customer service. For example, after you place an order on the Site, you will receive an email confirmation and, in most cases, an email with package tracking information.
Thistle Cards takes reasonable steps (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to protect the Personal Information provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. To help guard your information, our Site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL encrypts your credit card number, name and address so only Thistle Cards is able to decode your information. Please note that email is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.
To be sure your connection is secure, look at the bottom status bar of your browser window. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending on your browser), the SSL is active and your information is secure. Most browsers offer additional security alerts as well.
Please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. No Internet or e-mail transmission or electronic storage of information is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, information sent to or from this Site via email may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send via the Site or the Services. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Information to Thistle Cards via the Internet.
PRIVACY OF CHILDREN
UPDATES AND POLICY CHANGES
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
For questions, comments or assistance, we invite you to contact us.