privacy statement describes how TradeWindsImports.com collects and uses
the personal information you provide on our Web site: http://www.TradeWindsImports.com.
It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your
personal information and how you can access and update this information.
provides enhanced privacy and security features for users that are reviewed and approved for standard ecommerce security compliance.
and Use of Personal Information
the following personal information from you
Information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number
Information such as credit card number, and billing address
As is true
of most Web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such
as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.
this information to
you an order confirmation
you requested product or service information
product updates or warranty information
to customer service requests
you a newsletter
you marketing communications
our Web site and marketing efforts
research and analysis
choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the
unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at 1-888-900-0477.
share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are
described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information
to third parties.
provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us
with our business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer
service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide
these services to us and you.
also disclose your personal information
required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal
we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our
rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or
respond to a government request,
- if TradeWindsImports.com is
involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its
assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our
Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information,
as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
and Other Tracking Technologies
As is true of most Web
sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log
files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses,
browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating
system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information,
which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the
site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic
information about our user base as a whole.
We do link this
automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information only when
the order is placed. IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable
information to make sure customer did place the order and we use the address
defined by IP address to filter fraudulent orders.
track non-personally identifiable information about our visitors to our site in
the aggregate to capture usage and volume statistics. Some of our business
A cookie is a small text
file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use
cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any
personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
We use both session ID
cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier
for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your
browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period
of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in
your Internet browser’s “help” file.
We set a persistent
cookie to store your shopping cart information, so you can have items in your
shopping cart. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the
interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
If you reject cookies,
you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site,
such as contests or surveys, will be limited.
Third Party Cookies
our partners is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have
access or control over these cookies. Our partners use session ID cookies
to make it easier for you to navigate our site, in order for you to use the
security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter
sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our order forms, we
encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology
generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information
submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of
transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure,
however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at 1-888-900-0477.
site includes Widgets, which are interactive mini-programs that run on our site
to provide specific services from another company (e.g. displaying the news,
opinions, music, etc). Personal information, such as your email address, may be
collected through the Widget. Cookies may also be set by the Widget to enable
it to function properly. Information collected by this Widget is governed by
can link to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook and Twitter. These
services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share
certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to link
between the sites. Services like Facebook and Twitter give you the option to
post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to
share with others within your network.
you choose to use our referral service to send to friend about our site, we
will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically
send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. TradeWindsImports.com
does not store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time
email [and tracking the success of our referral program].
and Updating Your Personal Information
and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, contact us at 1-888-900-0477.
of Privacy Statement Changes
update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices.
If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail
address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior
to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this
page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
contact us by writing or email us at the address below:
4122 Sorrento Valley Blvd. Suite 107B
San Diego, CA 92121