- What personally identifiable information of yours is collected
- What organization is collecting the information
- How the information is used
- With whom the information may be shared
- What choices are available regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
- What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information
2. Information Collected by This Website
Registration and Profile
Emerald Essentials does not currently use tracking "cookies". Emerald Essentials reserves the right to use "cookies" in the future. The website may collect anonymous, non-personal Information about your use of the website through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small computer files that are transferred with your permission to your computer's hard drive. This cookie file recognizes "your computer" (not your personal information) as a repeat visitor and allows the website operator to record how often each computer visits the website and the particular pages viewed by the computer. Every computer is assigned a different cookie by Emerald Essentials. The information collected by cookies can also help the company dynamically generate content on web pages specifically designed for your interests, and also allows the company to statistically monitor how many people are using the site and for what purpose. Cookies also help authenticate users as to not require a password every time the user visits the site from the same PC.
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies if desired. However, users must at least allow for session-based cookies to use the basic website features. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar if interested.
3. Disclosure of Your Information
Except as set forth in this article or as specifically agreed to by you, The Company will not disclose any Personal Information it gathers from you on the website. The Company may release Personal Information to third parties: (1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (2) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your Personal Information to a third party, we will notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.
Disclosure for Marketing Purposes
Emerald Essentials may disclose your contact information to its marketing and sales staff for the purpose of contacting you to offer you additional services based on what the website indicates you may be interested in.
Disclosure in the Context of Linked Websites
Disclosure of Aggregate Information
Emerald Essentials may provide to third parties non-Personal Information about its website usage statistics that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the non-Personal Information of other users ("Aggregate Information"). For example, the company might inform third parties regarding the number of users of the website and the activities they conduct while on the website. Depending on the circumstances, the Company may or may not charge third parties for this Aggregate Information. The Company also may not limit the third-parties' use of the Aggregate Information, except that we do require third parties to whom we disclose Aggregate Information to agree that they will not attempt to make this information personally identifiable by combining it with other databases or otherwise.
4. Your Privacy Choices
Users will occasionally be presented with the option of receiving informational emails or newsletters from Emerald Essentials. Users may exercise these options by indicating their email preferences for receiving these communications. In most cases, at the bottom of any email sent from Emerald Essentials, if you wish to unsubscribe from the list, click on the "UNSUBSCRIBE" link at bottom to automatically have your information removed from our newsletter's database of recipients. Your information will be removed immediately upon your completion of the automated unsubscribe process.
5. Protecting your Personal Information
Emerald Essentials takes reasonable technological and physical security measures to protect each user's Personal Information; however, users must protect their own passwords and log-in information themselves. The Company cannot protect a user's Personal Information from a third-party who has obtained their log-in and password credentials legally or illegally. Users are cautioned to take great care to protect their own passwords. Some recommended strategies to help protect passwords are as follows:
- Always select a password that is a mixture of at least 7 letters and numbers that cannot be easily associated with your known personal information
- Never enter your password in the presence of another person who could watch you type it
- Never use the same password on different websites that are insecure or possibly run by companies which do not protect your Personal Information
6. Updating Your Personal Information and Contacting Emerald Essentials
You can always contact us to (a) delete your Personal Information or (b) update the Personal Information that you have provided to us by calling our Customer Support at 1 866 530 7223. 24 hours a day. Such changes will not have any effect on other information that Emerald Essentials maintains. You may not delete your Personal Information if you wish to continue access to the website.
It is not technologically reasonable to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Emerald Essentials from our computer servers. The need to back-up our systems to protect information from inadvertent loss means that a copy of your Personal Information may exist in a non-erasable form that will be difficult or impossible for the company to locate. Nevertheless, upon receiving your request, all Personal Information stored in the live active databases we host will be removed.
Revised December 1, 2011 Copyright © 2014 Emerald Essentials International, Inc., All rights reserved.