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StyleSeek™ Privacy Policy

Last Updated September 25, 2012

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which StyleSeek collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the StyleSeek.com website (the "Site"). This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site and any products and services offered directly by StyleSeek.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, register on the Site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, fax numbers, credit card information or other identifying information. We will collect personal identification information from Users if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, recognizing that such refusal may prevent a User from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the User's browser name, type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the User's operating system, the Internet service providers and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance a User's experience. A User's web browser will place cookies on the User's storage drive for, among other things, record-keeping, Site usage assessment and sometimes to track other User information. A User can choose to set his or her web browser to refuse cookies, or, to alert the User when cookies are being sent. Some parts of the Site may not function properly if cookies are refused or alerts are enabled.

How we use collected information

StyleSeek collects and uses a User's personal information primarily for the following purposes:

  • To personalize the User experience. We may use information in aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To improve customer service. Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • To process transactions. We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • To send periodic emails. The email address Users provide for order processing will be used to send information and updates pertaining to a User's order. The email address may also be used to respond to a User's inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, the User will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or the User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt what we believe to be adequate and appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site. Because of changing technology and improving sophistication of hackers and persons seeking unauthorized access to our system, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will be successful; but we will put forth a good faith effort to protect your information as set forth in this Policy.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users occurs via a SSL secured communication channel; the data is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. We will endeavor to keep our Site in compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) security and vulnerability standards to create a secure environment for transactions by our Users.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies. This StyleSeek Privacy Policy does not address, control or cover the privacy policies of any third party website.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our Site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement and to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This StyleSeek Privacy Policy does not address, control or cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some ads may be served by Google. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses "non personally identifiable information" and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy site at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Compliance with children's online privacy protection act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we endeavor to not collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is intentionally structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.

Changes to this privacy policy

StyleSeek at its sole discretion will update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, and, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage our Users to frequently check this webpage for any changes to our Privacy Policy to stay informed as to our methods for protecting any personal information we collect. AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO USING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY, BECOME AWARE OF ITS MODIFICATIONS, AND INFORM US IN A TIMELY MANNER IF YOU OBSERVE ANY INCONSISTENCIES BETWEEN THE STATED POLICIES AND THE TREATEMENT OF YOUR DATA. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NOT BE INADVERTENTLY OR ILLEGALLY ACCESSED BY A THIRD PARTY, AND YOU AGREE TO HOLD US HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY US FROM ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. FINALLY YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BUT FOR YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS INDEMNITY AND HOLD HARMLESS, WE WOULD NOT HAVE MADE AVAILABLE THE SITE AND SERVICES.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of the then-current StyleSeek Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at:

StyleSeek, Inc.
http://www.styleseek.com
321 North Clark Street, Suite 2550, Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 985-7342

This document was last updated on September 25, 2012