We understand and respect our customers’ need for privacy. Any personal information provided to us will be stored in a secure environment. Design Ideas® does not make e-mail addresses available to third parties for their use. Meeting the needs and expectations of our customers has always formed the foundation of everything we do and protecting your privacy is no exception.
Design Ideas® has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all of our customers and visitors to this Web site, including respecting your concerns about privacy. We understand that you may have questions about how this Web site collects and uses information. We have prepared this Statement to inform you of the privacy principles that govern GelGems.com.
Notice and Disclosure
This Web site does not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse this Web site or request pages from our servers. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with personally identifiable information, we will not know your name, your e-mail address, or any other personally identifiable information. Design Ideas® only collects personally identifiable information online from forms that you choose to complete. Design Ideas® identifies how it will use the collected information at the point of collection.
We do not require anyone to share any personal information about themselves in order to enjoy our Web site. That means that you can visit our Web site without any need to register with us. Registration can enable you to participate in certain activities or events on the site, however. For instance, Decorate with GelGems® allows you to create and save a design on our server and to edit it later.
If you choose to register with the Web site, then, during registration, Design Ideas® will ask for information such as your name, address, e-mail address, birth date, gender, zip code and country, and optional information regarding, for example, how you learned about a particular Design Ideas® product. We may ask you to provide similar information at other times, such as when you enter a sweepstakes or participate in a promotion on the Web site. If you register in a sweepstakes or contest, you may be required to provide information such as your e-mail address in order to participate and we will use the information to notify potential winners. If you register with the Web site and indicate you would also like to receive e-mail news from us, then we may send you news on GelGems® and other Design Ideas® products. If at any time you wish to stop receiving such updates and information from us, you may e-mail us at GelGems@designideas.net. As described below, our e-mails to you will also include information on how to request not to receive such information in future.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection
At this time, Design Ideas® does not permit anyone under the age of 13 to register with the Web site. Children under the age of 13 should always get their parent or guardian’s permission before providing their e-mail address or any personal information online. Parents are advised to monitor and participate in their children’s online activities and to use parental control to supervise their children’s access to the Internet.
Data Security and Access
Design Ideas® does not make personally identifiable information collected online available to any unrelated third party. Design Ideas® makes every reasonable effort to protect the security of the personally identifiable data in its possession.
Design Ideas® makes every effort to keep its lists and other personally identifiable data current and accurate. Changes, modifications, corrections, and requests for information should be forwarded to GelGems@designideas.net.
Design Ideas® permits you to register with the Web site and to opt out of receiving e-mail messages from us. You may choose to opt in to receive e-mails and news about GelGems® and other Design Ideas® products. E-mail messages that you receive from Design Ideas® as a result of submitting your e-mail address to us via this Web site contain instructions on how to unsubscribe from our e-mail communication list.
This is a United States Web site and is subject to United States law. Design Ideas® will disclose personally identifiable information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to Design Ideas® visitors, associates, or property (including this site), or to others.
In special circumstances, Design Ideas® may give other companies access to our information database, but only if necessary to allow them to provide server or database maintenance or security, or similar services. If we do provide such limited access, we require those companies to sign confidentiality agreements promising to keep secret any information they see.
Internet Privacy Statement Changes
In the future, we may need to change this Statement and our privacy policies. All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone.