COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
There are some parts of our Website that collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Elementem also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
For maintenance, quality of service purposes, and for general statistics, our Website collects information about computer hardware and software automatically. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Elementem collects and uses your personal information in order to operate our website and to give you the services that you request from us. We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Elementem and its affiliates. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Elementem does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Elementem may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Elementem, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Elementem keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Elementem, in order to determine what Elementem services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Elementem to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Elementem Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Elementem or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Elementem; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Elementem, or the public.
Our website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a website server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Elementem pages, or register with our Website or services, a cookie helps Elementem to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to our Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Elementem features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Elementem services or our Website when you visit.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Elementem secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Elementem secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.