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PRIVACY POLICY

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At Shimmer & Stone, we are committed to protecting your privacy and to making your shopping experience an enjoyable one.  It is in our continuous efforts to ensure this that Shimmer & Stone has been awarded the highest customer satisfaction rating of 5 Stars from Yahoo! Shopping.

It is our policy and merchant guarantee that any information  submitted to us from our customers is privately held by us, and is not and will not be shared or resold to any other party without our customers personal consent.

In addition we are also a Yahoo! storefront and are strictly bound by Yahoo! privacy requirements. For more information on Yahoo! policies please visit the Yahoo! Privacy Policy page.

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INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
1. When you register to place an order, the following information may be collected:
  • Full Name
  • Mailing address
  • Shipping address
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Birth date
  • Default credit card information

If you choose to make a purchase with us, we will keep this information stored on a secure server through Yahoo! Store and will in no way be made available or sold to any third party with out your personal consent or written authorization.

   
2. Our site is an open site and does not require you to submit any personal information to browse our on-line storefront.
   
3. Cookies - a cookie is a small file that our web server will store on your computer to give you an individual ID and save certain information about previous visits. Shimmerandstone.com does not impose any cookies other than those implemented by our site host Yahoo! store at this time.  Shimmerandstone.com may however choose to utilize the implementation of cookies in the near future to make it easier for you to use our site during subsequent visits. For example, by allowing our web site to place a cookie on your computer, you will be able to retrieve your shopping cart during a future visit.

The use of cookies may also allow us to customize your shopping experience in the future by enabling us to track how our customers use our site, as well as track the success of various marketing efforts. This in turn helps us focus our resources on the features that are most popular with our users.

However, we will use information gathered with cookies ONLY at the aggregate level - not at the individual level and as such is not personally identifiable. Most current browsers will allow you to delete any cookies they have accumulated during your Internet excursions. Many will allow you to refuse cookies in the future, or warn you before accepting a cookie. For further information, please refer to the documentation and help system provided with your browser software. Please note that if you set your browser to refuse cookies, some parts of our site may not work properly.

We would, like to bring to your attention that Yahoo! does automatically receive and record information on their server logs from your browser. Information includes your IP address, Yahoo! cookie information and the page you requested.  For more information on Yahoo! Store utilization of cookies please visit Yahoo! Privacy Policy Page.

   
4. Third-Party Web Beacons: We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo! to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Yahoo! may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Yahoo!, click here.
   
5. We collect the following information from visitors to our site through Yahoo! Store which provides for our site hosting:
  • The domain name or URL of visitors to our site.
  • Aggregate information on what pages visitors access.
  • Information volunteered by visitors during making a purchase, registration and/or email communication.

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INFORMATION DISCLOSURE AND SHARING
 
  • Shimmer & Stone does not and will not sell or rent your personal information to any outside parties. Any relevant information submitted by you will be privately held by Shimmer & Stone Inc alone.
  • At times, we may contract with third parties to assist us in managing and maintaining our customer information. However, rest assured that at no time will we authorize those parties to use your information for any other purpose. At no time will we disseminate personally identifiable information to third parties for any reason. If this policy changes, we will contact you. At that time, you will have the opportunity to remove your information from our database.
  • The only circumstances in which we would submit a customers personal information to an outside party is (1) If we are required to respond to a  subpoena, court order or legal process which requires your specific information. (2) If your actions have violated Yahoo! terms of service.
  • Except as described above, we will not share, rent or sell any information with any other party for any reason.

If your information is to be released you will be advised in advance to allow for your personal consent.

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OTHER COMMUNICATIONS YOU MAY RECEIVE

Shimmer & Stone Jewelry may make other promotional information available to you through e-mail, mail and special offers.

However, if you do not want to receive e-mail communications or other promotional communications, you are most free to opt out of our mailing list at any time you so desire.

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HELP

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact us in any one of the following ways:
  • Call us toll-free at 1-888-85-STONE, Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm (EST)
  • Email us at info@shimmerandstone.com
  • Write us at:
    Shimmer & Stone Inc.
    325 W.38th Street, Suite 909
    New York, NY 10018
    Attn: Online Customer Service

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