Gracie China Shop Privacy Policy

Last updated September 12, 2016

Your Privacy

Thank you for shopping at graciechinashop.com (the “Website”). This privacy and security policy (“Policy”) outlines the information we collect about you on the Website, as well as information collected when you visit our stores or otherwise communicate or interact with Gracie China Shop, how we use the information and the choices you have to review, revise and/or restrict our usage of this information.

What Information Do We Collect and How Do We Use It?

Graciechinashop.com collects customer information for a variety of reasons, including as part of our ongoing efforts to provide superior customer service, improve our customer's shopping experience and to communicate with our customers about our products, services and promotions, including those that we believe may be of particular interest to you based on information we have collected. We collect personal information such as your name, financial information, telephone number, e-mail and postal address (“Personal Information”) that you provide to us when you save your information with us or when you participate in a sweepstakes, promotion or survey. We use this information to process any transaction, inquiry or promotion that you initiate with us, and provide you with advertising tailored to your interests. We maintain a record of your product interests, purchases and whatever else might enable us or our business partners to enhance and personalize your shopping experience on this or other websites and to provide you with offers, promotions or information that we believe may be of interest to you.

In addition, we monitor use of the Website and traffic patterns to improve the Website design and the products and services we offer as well as to determine what offers, promotions or information to send to you. We also use other methods of automatic collection to determine information about visitors to our website, including the IP address, browser, language preferences, and computer identification numbers. We use the information obtained using these tools to provide better customer service, enhance our product offerings, and detect potential misuse or fraud. To opt out of any such data collection, contact us or call 800-309-2500.

Sharing Your Personal Information

Graciechinashop.com may disclose specific personal information about you if required by law, governmental request or court order, if based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with such law, request or court. We may also disclose information about you to other members of the Gracie China Shop corporate family, as well as a company contracted to help prevent the unauthorized use of credit and gift cards. In the event that a store, division, assets or part or all of Gracie China Shop is bought, sold or otherwise transferred, or is in the process of a potential transaction, customer information will likely be shared for evaluation purposes and included among the transferred business assets.

Our Email List

We offer those who sign-up for our email list advanced notice of sales, new merchandise, store openings and other Gracie China Shop news. Email addresses collected at graciechinashop.com are used internally and by our business partners. If you would like to unsubscribe from our email list or would prefer that your email address not be shared with our business partners, contact us. We will remove your name from our email list within a reasonable period of time. Please recognize that you may receive another email before we are able to remove you.

Cookies

Gracie China Shop contracts with outside service providers to help us better understand your use of graciechinashop.com. Our service providers place “cookies” on your computer or use other technologies to collect various kinds of information for us related to your use of graciechinashop.com, so that we and our business partners may continue to refine and improve the site and other sites for our customers, and provide advertising tailored to your interests. We do not allow our service providers to collect any credit card, user name or password information.

“Cookies” are bits of information that are automatically stored on your computer. If you do not want to have cookies on your system, you can set your browser to disable them. Kindly note however that if you decline cookies on the Website, some functions on the Website may be limited or unavailable. As a result, to make it easier to use the Website, we recommend that your browser settings accept cookies on the Website.

Shopping

We adopt appropriate and industry-standard data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on the Website.

Sensitive personal information contained in orders placed on the Website are encrypted using 128-bit secure sockets layer (SSL) technology.* In order for SSL security to work, you must use an SSL enabled browser. *Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is a technology used by vendors to ensure the security of online business. It negotiates and employs the essential functions of mutual authentication, data encryption and data integrity for secure transactions.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the Website cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

California Privacy Rights

This privacy policy describes how we may share your information for marketing purposes, as described above. California residents are entitled to request and obtain from us once per calendar year information about any of your personal information shared with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes, including the categories of information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we have shared such information. To request this information and for any other questions about our privacy practices and compliance with California law, please contact us as explained below.