THE W GALLERY, LLC 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

The W Gallery, LLC (“Company”) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared.  Protection of your information and privacy is a priority of the Company.  This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use, and disclosure of information that may be collected by Company when you access and/or use of the Company’s website located at www.thewgallerycle.com (“Site”) or when you contact the Company by U.S. Mail, electronic mail, fax, telephone or in any other mannerThis Privacy Policy is part of and incorporated by reference in the Company’s Terms of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”).  By accessing and/or using this Site or communicating with the Company in any other manner, you are accepting and agreeing with the Agreement and this Privacy Policy.  

 

You acknowledge and agree that transmissions via any manner, especially the Internet, are never completely private or secure and may be read or intercepted by others, notwithstanding the Company’s use of encryption or other security measures.  Therefore, you understand and AGREE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF ANY INFORMATION TO COMPANY IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANYONE CLAIMING THROUGH YOU, FOR ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.

 

  • THE TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT.  

 

Information You Provide: When you make a product purchase you will be asked to provide your name, billing address, shipping address, phone number(s), email address, password, contact preferences and credit/debit card or bank information (hereinafter collectively called “Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”).  We use your PII to process your order, to respond to you, to customize and continually improve your shopping experience on the Site and to otherwise communicate with you.  Company will not knowingly provide your PII to third parties except as noted in this Privacy Policy.  For service purposes we may also ask for product serial numbers, registration information, date of purchase and information related to the product.  Occasionally, we may also ask you to participate in an on-line survey or to provide additional optional information for market research purposes, such as your occupation, gender, age range, other products you use, etc. so we can gain a better understanding of our customers and thus provide more valuable products and services.  We may also use your PII and/or any other information you have provided for internal auditing, research, and analysis to improve the Site and our operations.  Company also collects the information supplied by the sender of the "contact us" form in order to establish and maintain relationships with customers and potential customers. 

 

Automatic Information: In order to provide customizable and personalized products and services, Company uses cookies and other technologies to receive, store and sometimes track information about its Site users.  A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to the user’s browser from a web server and stored on the user’s computer hard drive.  Cookies and other technologies help us understand which parts of our Site are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there.  Cookies also allow us to study traffic patterns on our Site and the effectiveness of our customer communications.  This enables us to improve our Site, to customize your experience and to provide greater convenience each time you interact with us.  Company also uses this data to assemble broad demographic and general information about its customers and its customers’ activities on the Site in order to ensure that customers only receive the most relevant, targeted offers and useful information from Company and to understand which parts of the Site and products are of most interest to them.  Areas of the Site where users are prompted to login or that are customizable require acceptance of cookies.  By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies, you will be unable to use those Company services that require the use of cookies in order to participate. In addition, we use pixel tags (tiny graphic images) to tell us what parts of our Site customers have visited or to measure the effectiveness of searches customers perform on our Site.  Pixel tags also enable us to send email messages in a format customers can read and to tell us whether emails have been opened and ensure that we only send messages that are of interest to our customers. We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to a customer. We store all of this information in a secure database located in the United States.

 

E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails more useful, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from Company if your computer supports such capabilities. We also compare our customer list to lists received from other companies, in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our customers. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please let us know by sending an email to thewgallerycle@gmail.com.  Company also uses email links located on various pages of the Site to allow you to contact Company with questions or comments you may have.  Email communications and the content, suggestions, ideas and information sent to Company in these email communications become the property of Company. Company uses the email communications to evaluate and improve its products, services and Site. Company also may save these email communications for future reference or use.

 

  • HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION  Company undertakes substantial efforts to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.  Company will not knowingly allow access to this information to anyone outside the Company except as permitted herein. The Company uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information is required.  To make purchases from the Site, you must use an SSL-enabled browser in order to protect the confidentiality of your personal and credit/debit card or bank information during transmission over the Internet.  We transmit the entire credit/debit card or bank account number to the appropriate credit card company or bank during order processing, but we only reveal the last four digits of your credit/debit card or bank account numbers when confirming your order.  You can also help protect your personal data by changing your passwords often, using a combination of letters and numbers, using a secure web browser and signing off of the Site when finished.  Naturally, you always have the right to access and correct the personal information you have provided. You can help us ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete and up to date by sending an email to thewgallerycle@gmail.com.  You can request your personal information, your product registration history, and your interactions with the Company by contacting us at thewgallerycle@gmail.com.  When you update information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.  

 

  • WHEN WE DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION.  Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below and with Company’s affiliates or subsidiaries, if any, which are either subject to this Privacy Policy or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Policy. 

 

Third-Party Service Providers: We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, such as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments, and providing customer service.  They have access to your information to the extent needed to perform their functions, but they may not use your information for any other purpose and are obligated to protect your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

 

Promotional Offers: Sometimes we send offers to selected groups of customers on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give that business your name and address.  If you do not want to receive such offers, please let us know by sending an email to thewgallerycle@gmail.com.

 

Business Transfers:  In the event Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by another person or entity, then the customer information will generally be part of the transferred business assets, but will remain subject to this Privacy Policy, unless the customer otherwise consents.

 

Disclosure for Legal Purposes: At times, we may be required by law or litigation to release your information.  We may also be required to disclose information about you for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance and/or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Company, our employees, customers, users, visitors, others and the public.  This disclosure may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.  Company also reserves the right at all times to preserve any transmittal or communication by you with Company and to disclose any information that Company deems necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; (b) enforce the Terms of Use Agreement related to the Site; and (c) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others.

 

With Your Consent: If Company needs or wants to make any disclosure other than as permitted under this Privacy Policy, then Company will give you notice of the same and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information. 

 

  • CHILDREN.  Company does not sell products for purchase by minors.  If you are under 18 years of age, you may use Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.  In the event that Company receives information that establishes that a customer is under the age of 18, Company will delete all information in its databases about that customer and prohibit any future use of the Site by that person.  If you believe Company has any information from or about anyone under 18, please contact us at the address listed below..

 

  • POLICY CHANGES.  Company  reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason and therefore, you should check the Site frequently to see any recent changes.  Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean you accept those changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you. If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or data processing or do not want us to use your information for a particular purpose, please let us know by sending an email to thewgallerycle@gmail.com.  

 

 

This Privacy Policy was last revised and posted on the Site on November 9, 2015 to be effective from and after November 9, 2015.

 

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