Privacy and Security Policies
Our Commitment to Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To protect your privacy, we provide this
Privacy and Security Policy, which explains our online information practices and
the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
To make this Privacy and Security Policy easy to find, we make it available on
every page of our Web site and where personally identifiable data may be
The Information We Collect
This Privacy and Security Policy applies to all information collected or
submitted on the cartermuseum.org Web site. On some pages you can order
products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of
personal information collected at these pages include
Credit card information
On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if
you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will
need to submit the recipient's address. In this circumstance, the types of
personal information collected may include:
When you visit our Web site, we may collect more information: your Internet
service provider's address, the name of the Web page directing you, as well as
your clicks and activity on our site. This tracking data helps us understand how
to make our site more accessible and user-friendly to our customers.
How We Use Information
Like most standard Web site servers, ours uses log files. These include Internet
protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP),
referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to
analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and
gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc., are
not linked to personally identifiable information. We use a tracking utility
that uses log files to analyze user movement. This tracking data helps us
understand how to make our site more accessible and user-friendly to our
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order to
complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties
except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We may use your e-mail
address to communicate with you, for example, or to notify you of special offers
or programs you might find of interest.
We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only
to ship the product and to confirm delivery.
We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. We may also use
these e-mail addresses to provide order status and order tracking information,
and to respond to queries. If at any time you would like to make a purchase but
do not want to provide your credit card information online, you may contact us
at our store over the telephone. Simply call 972.398.9009. It is our practice to
contact customers in the event of a potential problem with your purchase or any
normal business communication regarding your purchase.
If you choose to register or receive products or materials from us, or to
otherwise give us personal information, we may store some or all of that
personal information and use it for marketing research and marketing purposes.
We will never give or sell your personal information to any other company.
In the event of a criminal investigation or a suspected illegal activity, we may
be required by law enforcement agencies to share certain personal information.
We will never use or share personally identifiable information provided to us
online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you
an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Only the Culinary Connection Gifts will send you information; we will not allow
any outside company to use our information. When an e-mail advertisement is
delivered to a recipient, there will be an option to opt-out of receiving any
future mailings. This opt-out will be as easy as replying to the e-mail and
asking to receive no more mailings.
A Word on "Cookies"
"Cookies" are small items of data that some Web sites either write to your hard
drive upon your visit to their site(s) or store in the browser. These data files
contain information the site can use to organize the pages you have visited on a
particular Web site. Our Web sites may use "cookie" technology to measure site
activity and tailor information to fit your personal interests. In this way, we
can deliver tailor-made information suiting your personal interests upon your
next visit to our site. Our use of "cookie" technology is to provide you with a
more individualized delivery of information and an optimal viewing experience.
Our Commitment to Data Security
CulinaryConnectionGifts.com takes every reasonable precaution to protect our
users' information and to ensure that all transactions that occur on our Web
site are secure. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their
information is protected both online and offline.
All credit card numbers and other sensitive information submitted to the site
are encrypted and protected with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption-the
industry standard for information security. Information about your order is
retained for our records, but it is never shared with third parties.
How to Access or Correct Your Information
On this e-commerce site (http://www.culinaryconnectiongifts.com), you can access
and maintain all your personally identifiable information that we collect online
by visiting the My Account section of our Web site. You can correct factual
errors in your personally identifiable information. To protect your privacy and
security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before
granting access or making corrections.
Culinary Connection Gifts Newsletters
As a service, CulinaryConnectionGifts.com offers visitors to its Web site the
opportunity to subscribe to periodic email newsletters. If you choose to
subscribe, you will receive periodic newsletters from us. You may subscribe or
unsubscribe at any time by selecting "Modify Personal Information" when
connected to the "My Account" section of our web site and uncheck the box marked
"Receive periodic newsletters".
any time. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or
other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our
most current policy.
How to Contact Us
write us at Culinary Connection, 5700 Legacy Drive #A3, Plano, TX; call
972.398.9009; or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.