Information We Collect
The information that we collect and store depends on the page you are visiting, the activities you choose to participate in, and the services provided. For example, when you place an order and/or sign-up for email communications and updates, we collect and store personal information so that we may provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested. Such information may include your name, address, age, date of birth, gender, education level, email address, telephone and fax numbers, credit card information and information about your interests and activities. You can choose not to provide certain types of information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our Website.
We may also collect and store information about other people that you provide to us.For example, you may submit a person's name and address if you wish us to ship a product as a gift to a friend.
Like most websites, Vella Diamonds also collects information automatically through the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to our visitors. For example, we use ‘cookies’ to obtain certain information whenever your web browser accesses our Website. Such information may include the type of web browser you are using, the operating system of your computer and the domain name of your internet service provider. Among other things, the cookie may store your username and password, sparing you the trouble of having to re-enter the same information every time you visit our Website. In certain cases, you can choose not to provide us with information, for example by setting your browser to refuse to accept cookies. However, doing so may result in you being unable to access certain portions of the site, and we may not be able to fully customize the site’s features according to your preferences. As such, we recommend that you leave cookies on so that we can offer you a better shopping experience.
Use of Information
Like other Web publishers, we collect information to deliver more individualized content and advertising as well as improve your shopping experience with us. We use the information that you provide so that we may provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested. In addition, we may send you (via email or other means) offerings of products or services which we think may be of interest to you or we may ask you to participate in activities such as special surveys. At any time, you can choose to no longer receive any non-transactional emails from Vella Diamonds by accessing our Website to remove and by entering the email address to which the email was originally addressed. You may also unsubscribe from other campaigns that you have previously opted to receive by following the instructions on the bottom of the specific campaign.
We may share your information with others as follows:
1) Affiliate: we may share your information with our affiliated entities, e.g. any corporate subsidiaries or affiliates.
2) Service Providers: as we may use third-party service provider to perform certain services on our behalf, including: shipping, payment processing, billing and collections, mailing, and emailing as well as various customer, tech and operational support.
3) Business Transfer: from time to time as we continue to develop our business, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses. In such transaction, user information may be among the transferred assets.
Our Website is not directed toward children and Vella Diamonds does not sell products for purchase by children. We do not knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of eighteen.
We believe that Vella Diamonds has appropriate procedures in place to protect the security of personal information transmitted to us or by us. We have designed our website(s) to encrypt such information during transmission using Secure Sockets Layer software.