Rev: March 20, 2015
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Carat & Co. will ask you for information, including some personal information, if you use one of several services:
Becoming a Registered User
To become a registered user of Caratco.com, you need to share some personal information, such as your name and e-mail address. You do not have to be a registered user to visit the site. However, you will have to provide personal information in order to place an order on our site. Once you register, you will have an account with Carat & Co. and a password to access your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. Please inform us of any misuse of your account or password. We recommend to always log out from your account at the end of a session to prevent other people from accessing your account without your permission.
Making a Purchase
When purchasing on Caratco.com, you have to supply a billing address, shipping address, phone number, e-mail address and credit card information. By making a purchase, you become a registered user of Caratco.com. You can choose to store information needed to make a purchase. If you change your mind about storing this information, you can amend or delete it in the My Account.
Please note that public information is considered information you choose to share about yourself openly on Third Party Sites like Facebook or Twitter or in the user-generated content elements of our own Sites. This information is not considered personal information by our company.
THE INFORMATION WE PROTECT
It is our commitment to protect the personal information our customers have provided to us. Please note that your shipping address will shared with companies that perform services for us, such as delivering packages.
For online transactions made on our site, we use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") authentication to protect the confidentiality of online transactions. SSL authentication and encryption of the information that you send to us over the Internet will protect your online transaction information from third party interception.
Unfortunately, there is always a risk that third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions. For example, we cannot ensure the security of your data during transmission to us or the security of your data on an iPhone or on another computer. This reality is true of all Internet or data transmission use. As a result, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit, and you transmit all information at your own risk.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We collect your information for internal purposes such as studying consumer’s purchasing history. We may also use your information to contact for promotional purposes.
Newsletters & Promotions
If you provide us with your mailing address or e-mail address, you may be automatically entered in our mailing system for up to date news and promotions. You may opt out at any time.
We may collect information about how you use our Site by setting and accessing cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small data file that identifies the web browser. Your personal information will not be stored in the cookie itself. When you visit our Site, a cookie will be sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. We use the cookies to track information such as about how often you visit our web site, which pages you view, and where you go after you leave the site.
Third Party Websites
Please be aware that there may be third party services and links on our websites or mobile applications (Facebook, Twitter). If you choose to interact with these third parties companies, you are responsible for the information you give them. Third Party Websites may use their own cookies, web beacons and other technology to independently collect information about you. We make no representations regarding the policies or business practices of these Third Party Websites. Please update yourself with their privacy policies.