We are pleased that you have chosen to shop at Ciamara.com. We are committed to protecting your privacy online. This page explains how we collect, use and protect the information that you provide to us. The Privacy Notice below is posted to demonstrate our adherence to the practices you'll find common to the best websites online. We promise that we will treat your information with the same honesty and sensitivity that we have displayed throughout our company's history.
Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use and Notices
Personal Information Collected By Ciamara
Ciamara uses information that we collect from our visitors to personalize and improve your visit at Ciamara.com. We gather the following types of information:
Information you give us: Ciamara collects any information which you enter on our website. This information is normally provided when you search, buy, participate in a contest, sweepstakes or on-line survey, or when you communicate with any of our departments such as customer service, sales or technical services through our website, telephone, mail or fax. You also provide information when you establish an account with us. Examples of the type of information you may supply us with include your name, address, telephone number, credit card information, e-mail addresses, and financial information such as your Social Security number.
Automatic Information collected by us: Whenever you visit our website we collect and store information such as "cookies" which remember information about a visitor from one page to the next and from one visit to the next. We collect and analyze the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; password; computer and connection information such as your browser type and version; operating system and platform; purchase history; confirmation when you open e-mail that we send you; the URLs which lead you to and around our website and other sites on the World Wide Web, including the date and time; the pages and or products you viewed or searched for and the phone number used to call our voice telephone numbers. Your browser allows you to reject cookies and software is available from third parties which will allow you to visit our website without providing this information. You are welcomed at our website if you use this software but we will not be able to offer you our personalized services.
Orders: If you place an order we use a secure order form which requires you to provide contact, billing, and financial information. This information is transmitted to your credit card company to authorize your purchase.
California Privacy: Orders placed from California comply with California collection and use of personally identifiable information laws.
At certain times we may offer financing options with or without third party participation. If you use a financing option information provided by you (such as your address, birth date, social security number, and credit card number) may be used to request a credit report from third parties or may be sent to a third party for processing.
Action Tags: Ciamara's web pages may contain action tags set by third party firms for the purpose of collecting anonymous information about the usage of our site by customers. These companies may also use this anonymous information to serve ads that may be of interest to you when you visit other sites across the internet. Action tags are also known as web beacons or 1 pixel gifs. Action tags are a technique used to compile aggregated statistics about the effectiveness of our website. They do not use personally identifiable information, such as names or addresses should you wish to opt out of providing this anonymous information you may do so by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative's consumer opt out page located at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
Sharing of Information with third-parties
Affiliated Businesses and Ciamara Corporation: We may share any information that you supply to us with any affiliated business that is substantially controlled by Ciamara and Ciamara Corporation. Any information that is shared this way will be subject to this Privacy Notice.
Independent Contractors: We employ other companies or individuals to provide certain services to us such as sending email, providing click to call telephone calling services, analyzing customer lists and data, providing marketing assistance, or consulting services. These third parties will have access to the information needed to perform their functions but cannot use that information for any direct marketing purpose.
Third party service providers: Some of the products which we sell require us to provide your name, address, phone number and product serial number to the third party service provider(s) that require this information to activate the service. These third party service providers have their own privacy and data collection policies which are not controlled by Ciamara. We have no control, responsibility or liability for these policies and urge you to contact the third party provider if you have any questions.
Orders: When you place your order from time to time we may share your name, mailing address and purchase category information with a few carefully selected marketing partners who may bring you offers of interest. If you wish to opt out of sharing this information with these companies, please call 844-CIAMARA or e-mail email@example.com. We will never share any telephone number(s), or financial information which you have given us with any marketing partner(s).
Aggregate information: We provide aggregate information to some of our business partners. This information does not allow them to identify you individually.
Vendors: We provide some of our vendors with your contact information so that they may contact you directly with product support information. For example, we may supply your contact information to a Vendor if they request it in order to provide you with recall information about a product you have purchased from us.
Credit card companies, other Payors and shippers: When you buy something from us we send your credit card information, name, billing address and the amount of your purchase to your credit card company to verify and authorize the purchase. We will also send the same information (name, billing address and amount of your purchase) for other payment types which we may offer such as PayPal. Your name, telephone number and shipping information must be provided to third party shippers such as UPS, Freight companies, Federal Express and the United States Postal Service to deliver your purchase.
Third Party Ads, Surveys and Promotions: We may use third parties to display ads, surveys and various promotions on our site. These third party applications may contain cookies or other code which are outside of our control. Although we will attempt to only work with third parties who respect your privacy we do not control and are not responsible or liable for any information collected by these third parties or how it is used. You should contact the third party directly or check the third party's privacy Notice to see how any information that they may gather will be used.
Link to Third Party Site: Our website contains links to third party sites, such as our vendors. Ciamara does not control and is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these sites. We suggest that you check the Privacy Notice of each site you visit.
Third Party Checkout Links: If you use a third party checkout link on our site such as PayPal or BillMeLater your name, billing and shipping addresses and other information requested by that payment service is transferred to us from your account with the third party to enable you to check out of our site without having to re-enter certain information.
Law Enforcement and Protection of Users
We will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organizations when we believe it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also do so to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, protect the legal rights of us and our users, or when we believe it is needed for fraud protection and/ or credit risk reduction.
Ciamara has been in business independently for years, and our intent is to continue in this manner. However, in the unlikely event that Ciamara is sold, has substantially all of its assets acquired or merges or becomes affiliated with any other individual or entity any customer information owned or under the control of Ciamara may be one of the transferred assets.
Our website protects the security of personal information you transmit to us by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information you input during the transmission to us. We do not reveal your credit card number when we confirm your order. In order to protect against unauthorized access to your account you should sign off when you finish visiting our site.
Children's Online Policy
Ciamara is committed to the preservation of online privacy for all of its website visitors, including children. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Ciamara.com sells products intended for purchase by adults. If you make a purchase on Ciamara.com, you are representing that you are an adult. If you are a child under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you in using Ciamara.com.