This privacy statement covers the domain www.babybananza.com. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to our usersí privacy, we are disclosing our information practices. This Privacy Statement will inform you of:
What personally identifiable information babybananza.com collects.
How babybananza.com uses the information.
With whom babybananza.com may share user information.
What choices are available to users regarding collection, use and distribution of the information.
What types of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under babybananza.com control.
How users can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection We collect information from our users at several different points on our Web site. We do not collect any personal information from you when you visit our site unless you explicitly and intentionally provide it. If you are simply browsing our site, we do not gather any personal information about you. We are the sole owner of the information collected on www.babybananza.com site.
Registration Registration is not required to use our Web site. We do provide the ability to register, if you would like to save your information for frequent shopping. We do NOT save any secure data, such as credit card information. If you do decide to register, your information is kept securely and is never shared.
Orders We request information from the user on our order form. A user must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customerís orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we use this information to contact the user.
Statistical Information When you visit our site, we may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, but rather about a visit to our site. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our site, the user's IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our Web site.
Cookies A cookie is a piece of data stored on the userís computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the userís hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. We limit the use of the cookies to two specific purposes. The first use is related to session ID cookies. We use session ID cookies to track your orders. We use this cookie only if you start using your shopping cart by adding products to it. This cookie contains a random data generated to identify your requests to our server for that particular browser session. We do not use this cookie if you simply browse through our site. This cookie is erased when you close your current browser window. The second use is related to Express Checkout customers. If you choose to become an Express Checkout customer, we may present you the option of having a cookie stored at your local hard drive to assist you with logging into our site. This is not a temporary cookie, although you can always delete or disable it through your browser preferences. You might choose to receive this type of cookie in order to save time in filling out forms and/or revisiting our Web site. Even when you choose to receive this type of cookie, you can always set your browser to notify you when you receive any cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it in each situation in which one is sent. Please refer to http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm?RLD=291 if you are using Microsoft Internet Explorerģ as your browser or vist http://home.netscape.com/security/basics/privacy.html#cookies if you are using Netscape Navigatorģ as your browser.
Log Files Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes 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 userís movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Communications from this Site
Special offers and Updates Established users will occasionally receive information on products, services and special deals. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.
Customer Service We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their orders we reply via email or phone, in accordance with the users wishes.
Sharing Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site. Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable) We share aggregated demographic information with our partners. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information
Third Party Intermediaries We may use an outside shipping company to ship orders. Also we use a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
Links This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, babybananza.com, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Security We take precautions to protect our usersí information. As with any transmission over the Internet, however, there is always some element of risk involved in sending personal information. To minimize such risks, we use SSL to encrypt the data sent online when we ask our users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number ), While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we have measures put in place to protect user-information off-line. All of our usersí information, sensitive and others, is restricted in our data centers. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to relevant information.
Supplementation of Information In order for us to properly fulfill our obligation to users it is necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from 3rd party sources.