At Victoria lynn Weston (“VLW”), we value and protect your privacy. We thank you for the trust that you place in us and we want you to know that the information you share with us will be treated with care.
VLW does not sell or lease its customer contact information lists to third parties.
Effective Date: July 1st, 2013
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
The Information We Collect
When you visit the VLW Website, we or our Vendors collect information, including personal identifiable information that you provide, in order to provide you with the products and services you requested or with offers or promotions that may interest you, service your accounts, and save you time and better respond to your needs.
When visiting VLW, you may choose not to provide us with any personal information, by choosing not to register or to login. When you browse VLW in this way, we will not link your information with the account(s) you may have with us.
We or our Vendors also automatically collect some statistical data as you browse our Websites such as your IP Address which is used to connect your computer to the internet, browser type, platform, average time you spend on a webpage, information that you searched for and other relevant information regarding your online experience.
We may also use “Web Beacons” to present offers on the VLW website or other websites in which we advertise. In addition, e-mail offers that we send you may contain Web Beacons to help us record response rates, assist in measuring the popularity of our offer or enhance the relevance of e-mail offers. We sometimes use Vendors to manage our Web Beacons and the data they collect, however, Web Beacons do not capture any of your personal information that you enter on the VLW website.
We or our Vendors also also collect information that you provide via telephone, traditional mail, e-mail, in person, or otherwise.
At VLW website via special promotions that you can submit information, including about other people that you may order a gift online for that is delivered to that recipient. We may collect the recipient’s name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number for future promotions.
How We Use and Share The Information We Collect
We use your information, including the personally identifiable information that we collect about you (collectively, “information”), for various reasons, including:
- to deliver content that you have requested from our VLW Services;
- to send e-mails that you have requested to receive from VLW;
- to provide you with information, including via email, about our services, products, and features that may be of interest to you, including products and services offered by third parties, as well as emails about our own Services;
- for customer service purposes, such as in response to inquiries that you initiate with us about any aspect of our Website and Application, to provide information about our Services, or any other customer service purpose; and
- to understand how people use our Services, for research purposes, and to improve our VLW Services.
VLW may share your information with our Business Partners who may wish to offer you products or services that may interest you.
Using Your E-Mail Address
We may use your e-mail address for the following types of e-mail messages:
- Account Service Communications. We may send you communications related to VLW products and services in which you are enrolled (subscription and membership communications).
- Updates and Valuable Offers. We may send you e-mail account updates, offers for our products and services, requests for enrollment, as well as valuable offers from our Business Partners that we send you on their behalf.
- Regularly Scheduled E-mail Newsletters that you have chosen to receive.
You can also choose to receive other types of e-mail messages from us, including alerts and notifications.
Advertisements That Link to Our Websites
VLW hires Vendors to place our advertisements on our website and our advertisements on other websites, and to perform tracking and reporting activities to us. This enables us to learn which advertisements and websites bring users to our website and to improve the user experience. Cookies are used to assist in the user activities.
YOUR COMMUNICATION AND PRIVACY CHOICES
- How To Opt Out of Receiving Offers and Promotions
VLW respects the choices that you make regarding your privacy. You may request that we no longer send you e-mails and/or offline offers or promotions, or share your information with our Business Partners that are interested in providing you with offers and promotions that may interest you.
Privacy Choices: How to Opt Out of Receiving Offers and Promotions from MQ
- If you do not want to receive future offers or promotions from VLW via e-mail, please click here.
- If you decide to opt-out of VLW emails, simply follow the links at the bottom of the email to UNSUBSCRIBE.
Please note that even if you opt out of receiving e-mails and/or offline offers or promotions, we may continue to send you service notifications via e-mails or offline means that are related to your account(s) and other products and services you have requested or in which you are currently enrolled. These include e-mails that provide account information (including information about the expiration and possible renewal of any subscription you have with VLW based on your customer status), answer your questions about a product or service, facilitate or confirm a sale, or fulfill a legal or regulatory requirement.
SECURING YOUR INFORMATION
We respect your privacy and use responsible and reasonable administrative and technical security measures to protect your personal identifiable information, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of such information. Your personal credit card information is transmitted through our Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software (First Data merchant processing) which encrypts your information and is never stored by MQ.
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DEFINITION OF KEY TERMS
Business Partner – A Business Partner is any third party with which VLW conducts business, except that the term Business Partner does not include a Vendor, as defined below.
Clickstream Data – Clickstream Data is information that users generate as they move from page to page and click on items within a website, usually stored in log files. Website designers can use Clickstream Data to improve users’ experiences with a website.
IP Address – An IP Address is a number that is assigned to your computer automatically and required for using the Internet.
Vendor – A Vendor is any third party that performs business operations on behalf of VLW, including without limitation printing, mailing services and other communications services (e-mail, direct mail, or otherwise), marketing, data processing, customer acquisition and servicing, collections, or advertisement management.
Web Beacon – A Web Beacon, also known as a “clear GIF” (a common format for image files), is an invisible file located on webpages that you visit. They are often used in combination with a Cookie to track navigation of a site. If you visit a page on a website owned or operated by VLW that contains a Web Beacon, it communicates with your computer to determine, among other things, whether you have been to that page before or viewed a particular advertisement.