Protection of Information
Chocolate Gourmand values the trust its visitors place in the site. Accordingly, Chocolate Gourmand adheres to the highest ethical standards in gathering, using and safeguarding visitor information that is entrusted to the company.
Use and Collection of Visitor Information
Chocolate Gourmand does not rent, sell or exchange information about its visitors. Access to information about Chocolate Gourmand visitors is restricted to the Chocolate Gourmand family of business. Third parties that need access to Chocolate Gourmand visitor information in order to provide operational or other support services to Chocolate Gourmand must agree to safeguard visitor information in strict compliance with Chocolate Gourmand policy.
Chocolate Gourmand gathers only the visitor information that is needed to administer its business, provide superior service and communicate offers on merchandise and services that Chocolate Gourmand believes will be of interest to its visitors.
Chocolate Gourmand limits access to visitor information to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions. Chocolate Gourmand educates its employees about Chocolate Gourmand policies and practices in regard to safeguarding visitor information; preventing its unauthorized access, use or disclosure; and, ensuring its proper handling.
Accuracy and Security of Visitor Information
Chocolate Gourmand makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the visitor information it maintains is accurate, timely and secure.
Chocolate Gourmand will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological developments that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of visitor information.
Chocolate Gourmand enforces its policies in regard to gathering, access and use of personal visitor information by its employees and authorized third parties.
Personally Identifiable Information
Chocolate Gourmand World Wide Web sites collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, or email address) from Web site visitors only when visitors voluntarily provide such information to Chocolate Gourmand. Chocolate Gourmand Web site visitors who do not want their personally identifiable information collected online are asked not to submit such information to Chocolate Gourmand.
Chocolate Gourmand Web site visitors are informed that when they provide Chocolate Gourmand with personally identifiable information online, that information is kept within the Chocolate Gourmand family of businesses. Visitors are further informed that, unless specifically stated otherwise, the personally identifiable information may be stored and used by Chocolate Gourmand to better understand its visitors' needs, to improve Chocolate Gourmand products and services, and to contact visitors regarding offers that may be of interest to them.
If Chocolate Gourmand Web site visitors previously provided their email addresses to Chocolate Gourmand and would like to have their email addresses removed from Chocolate Gourmand email mailing lists, Chocolate Gourmand asks them to send an email message using the contact page. Chocolate Gourmand informs such visitors that it will use reasonable efforts to delete their email addresses from its existing files.
Chocolate Gourmand has no intention of collecting personally identifiable information (name, address, telephone number, or email address) from children (individuals under the age of 13) online and using that information for marketing purposes. Where appropriate, Chocolate Gourmand will specifically instruct children not to submit such information on Chocolate Gourmand Web sites.
If a child has provided Chocolate Gourmand with an email address, Chocolate Gourmand asks that a parent or guardian of the child contact Chocolate Gourmand using the contact page if they would like the email address deleted from Chocolate Gourmand email mailing lists. Chocolate Gourmand informs visitors that it will use reasonable efforts to delete such email addresses from its existing files.
Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically
Chocolate Gourmand Web Sites may collect information from Web site visitors that is not personally-identifiable, including the visitor's operating system, browser, domain name, and the specific web pages on the Chocolate Gourmand Web site that are accessed or visited. Chocolate Gourmand only collects this information in the aggregate, and only uses it to improve Chocolate Gourmand Web sites.
Information Placed Automatically on Visitors' Computers
Chocolate Gourmand informs Web site visitors that when they visit Chocolate Gourmand Web sites, Chocolate Gourmand may store some information on the visitor's computer in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. These files allow Chocolate Gourmand to tailor a Website to reflect a visitor's listed or historical preferences. Most Web browsers allow Web users to exercise control over such files on their computers by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying the user when such a file is stored. Chocolate Gourmand Web site visitors are asked to refer to their browser's instructions to learn about those functions.