Privacy Policy

BY USING OUR SERVICES AND VIEWING THIS SITE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE INFORMATION COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. WE COLLECT AND STORE INFORMATION THAT YOU ENTER INTO THIS WEB SITE OR THAT YOU PROVIDE TO OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT. FOR EXAMPLE, WHEN YOU OPEN AN ACCOUNT OR PLACE AN ORDER, WE COLLECT AND STORE SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE: NAME, BILLING ADDRESS, SHIPPING ADDRESS, EMAIL ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, CREDIT CARD NUMBER AND EXPIRATION DATE. THIS INFORMATION IS USED TO PROVIDE THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE ORDERED OR REQUESTED, TO PROCESS AND SHIP ORDERS, TO SEND ORDER AND SHIPPING CONFIRMATIONS AND TO PROVIDE CUSTOMER SERVICE. THIS INFORMATION ALSO MAY BE USED FOR OUR OWN MARKETING AND INTERNAL BUSINESS PURPOSES, AND TO CONTACT YOU ABOUT SALES, SPECIAL OFFERS AND NEW SITE FEATURES, UNLESS YOU HAVE OPTED NOT TO RECEIVE PROMOTIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE. WE COLLECT AND STORE CERTAIN OTHER INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY WHENEVER YOU INTERACT WITH THIS WEB SITE. FOR EXAMPLE, WE COLLECT YOUR IP ADDRESS, BROWSER INFORMATION AND REFERENCE SITE DOMAIN NAME EVERY TIME YOU VISIT THIS WEB SITE. WE ALSO COLLECT INFORMATION REGARDING CUSTOMER TRAFFIC PATTERNS AND SITE USAGE. THIS INFORMATION IS USED TO ANALYZE AND IMPROVE THIS WEB SITE AND TO PROVIDE OUR CUSTOMERS WITH A FULFILLING SHOPPING EXPERIENCE.

WE DO NOT SHARE WITH OTHERS, OR SELL OR RENT TO OTHERS, ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR THROUGH OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT, EXCEPT WITH YOUR CONSENT OR AS DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

WE ENGAGE THIRD PARTIES TO PERFORM SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE OPERATION OF OUR BUSINESS. EXAMPLES OF THESE SERVICES INCLUDE PAYMENT PROCESSING AND AUTHORIZATION, FRAUD PROTECTION AND CREDIT RISK REDUCTION, PRODUCT CUSTOMIZATION, ORDER FULFILLMENT AND SHIPPING, MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL DISTRIBUTION, WEB SITE EVALUATION, DATA ANALYSIS AND, WHERE APPLICABLE, DATA CLEANSING. WE PROVIDE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THESE THIRD PARTIES, BUT WE AUTHORIZE THEM TO USE THIS INFORMATION ONLY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES THEY PERFORM. WE MAY SHARE NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH OUR MARKETING PARTNERS, ADVERTISERS AND OTHERS FROM TIME TO TIME. EXAMPLES OF SUCH NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION INCLUDE THE NUMBER OF USERS WHO VISITED THIS WEB SITE DURING A SPECIFIC TIME PERIOD OR PURCHASED A SPECIFIC PRODUCT THROUGH THIS WEB SITE. THIS INFORMATION GENERALLY IS SHARED IN AN AGGREGATED FORM.

AS WITH ANY BUSINESS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT AS OUR BUSINESS DEVELOPS, WE MIGHT SELL OR BUY ONLINE STORES OR OTHER ASSETS. IN SUCH TRANSACTIONS, INFORMATION ABOUT CUSTOMERS OFTEN IS AMONG THE TRANSFERRED ASSETS

ALSO, LIKE MANY WEB SITES, WE USE “COOKIES”, WHICH ARE FILES STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER’S HARD DRIVE BY YOUR BROWSER. COOKIES DO NOT CONTAIN PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. COOKIES HELP US TO IDENTIFY ACCOUNT HOLDERS AND TO OPTIMIZE THEIR SHOPPING EXPERIENCE. COOKIES ALSO ALLOW US TO HOLD SELECTIONS IN A SHOPPING CART WHEN A USER LEAVES THIS WEB SITE WITHOUT CHECKING OUT. COOKIES ARE NOT USED ON THIS WEB SITE TO STORE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION; THIS INFORMATION IS STORED SECURELY ON THIS WEB SITE’S SERVER. WHEN YOU LOG IN AT THIS WEB SITE WITH YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD, WE WILL ASSIGN YOU A SECURE SESSION ID. THE SERVER THEN PASSES YOUR INFORMATION TO YOU THROUGH THIS SECURE SESSION ID. ALSO, WE WILL USE COOKIES TO MONITOR AND MAINTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE. COOKIES ARE ALSO USED TO TRACK THE IDENTITY OF THE WEB SITE YOU VISITED IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO VISITING THIS WEB SITE; OTHERWISE, WE DO NOT TRACK INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR USE OF OTHER WEB SITES. MOST BROWSERS ACCEPT COOKIES AUTOMATICALLY BUT ALLOW YOU TO DISABLE THEM. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU LEAVE COOKIES “TURNED ON” SO THAT WE CAN OFFER YOU A BETTER SHOPPING EXPERIENCE ON THIS WEB SITE. WE ALSO MAY COLLECT AND STORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU THAT WE RECEIVE FROM OTHER SOURCES, TO ENABLE US TO UPDATE AND CORRECT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OUR DATABASE AND TO PROVIDE PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS AND SPECIAL OFFERS THAT WE THINK WILL INTEREST YOU.

INTERNATIONAL USERS:
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SITE IS HOSTED ON A COMPUTER SERVERS IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS SITE MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES THAT MIGHT NOT PROVIDE AN EQUIVALENT LEVEL OF PROTECTION AS THE DATA PROTECTION LAWS IN YOUR HOME COUNTRY. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR SUBMISSION OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL THEREFORE CONSTITUTE YOUR CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME COUNTRY.

WE MAY GATHER THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF INFORMATION: (1) PERSONAL INFORMATION GIVEN VOLUNTARILY WHILE USING A FEATURE OF THIS WEBSITE, FOR EXAMPLE, DURING A REGISTRATION PROCESS OR PURCHASE, INCLUDING NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, E-MAIL ADDRESS, FINANCIAL INFORMATION, SUCH AS CREDIT CARD NUMBER. (2) INFORMATION GATHERED AUTOMATICALLY WHEN VISITORS VISIT OUR WEBSITE.

ALE ET ANGE WILL NOT SELL OR OTHERWISE SHARE PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION WITH OTHER PEOPLE OR NONAFFILIATED COMPANIES EXCEPT TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO YOU AT YOUR REQUEST, OR AS REQUIRED BY LAW. WE MAY DISCLOSE SPECIFIC INFORMATION UPON GOVERNMENTAL REQUEST, IN RESPONSE TO A COURT ORDER, WHEN REQUIRED BY LAW, OR TO PROTECT OUR OR OTHERS’ RIGHTS, PROPERTY, OR SAFETY. WE DO NOT PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THESE AGENCIES OR COMPANIES FOR MARKETING OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

ALSO, IF YOU PARTICIPATE IN ANY BLOG OR OTHER ONLINE FORUM ON OUR SITE, ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU POST ON THE WEBSITE MAY BE SHARED WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS IN THE FORUM. IN ANY OF THESE SITUATIONS, THE RECIPIENT OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES OR ANOTHER JURISDICTION THAT MAY NOT PROVIDE AN EQUIVALENT LEVEL OF DATA PROTECTION TO THE LAWS IN YOUR HOME COUNTRY.

ALE ET ANGE MAY UPDATE THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME. IF SO, WE WILL POST THE UPDATED PRIVACY POLICY ON THIS SITE. WE ENCOURAGES YOU TO REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY FROM TIME TO TIME FOR ANY CHANGES. IN NO CASE WILL ALE ET ANGE USE PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION FOR IT’S OWN USE OR THE USE OF ANY OTHER PARTY, EXCEPT TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES YOU REQUEST OR AS REQUIRED BY LAW. INFORMATION SUMMARIZED INOT LARGE GROUPS OF USERS WITH NO PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION TO DETERMINE THE MOST POPULAR WEBSITE ITEMS AND FEATURES AND TO HELP US DEVELOP NEW CONTENT AND IDEA SERVICES.

CHILDREN:
PARENTS SHOULD ALWAYS SUPERVISE THEIR CHILDREN WHILE ONLINE. ALE ET ANGE WEBSITE IS NOT DESIGNED NOR INTENDED TO COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTEEN. SO THAT WE MAY COMPLY WITH THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT, WE ASK THAT CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTEEN NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE.

LINKS:
THIS WEB SITE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO WEB SITES OPERATED BY THIRD PARTIES. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY DO NOT APPLY TO INFORMATION GATHERED THROUGH THESE OTHER WEB SITES. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO BE AWARE OF WHEN YOU LEAVE THIS WEB SITE AND TO READ THE PRIVACY POLICIES OF EACH AND EVERY WEB SITE THAT YOU VISIT. IF YOU HAVE ACCESSED THIS WEB SITE THROUGH A LINK FROM CERTAIN OF OUR ADVERTISING OR MARKETING PARTNERS, THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE A FRAME OF THE APPLICABLE ADVERTISING OR MARKETING PARTNER. NEVERTHELESS, THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US THROUGH THESE FRAMED WEB PAGES IS COLLECTED BY US, AND OUR USE OF THIS INFORMATION IS GOVERNED BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

SECURITY:
ALE ET ANGE HAS ATTEMPTED TO TAKE ALL REASONABLE STEPS TO HAVE PHYSICAL, ELECTRONIC AND PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS IN PLACE TO PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION GATHERED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. THIS INCLUDES COMPLIANCE WITH RELATED FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND MAY INCLUDE USE OF INDUSTRY-STANDARD SECURE SOCKET LAYER (SSL) ENCRYPTION TO PREVENT ANY LOSS, MISUSE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, DISCLOSURE, OR MODIFICATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. UNFORTUNATELY, NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE. AS A RESULT, WHILE WE STRIVE TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO OR FROM OUR WEB SITES, AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY CONCERNS.