Scope of this Online Privacy Statement
This Online Privacy Statement describes how AU Collection uses, shares and protects the personal information we collect through AU Collection.com (“AU Collection.com” or “this site”). “Personal information” is information that identifies you personally, either alone or in combination with other information. Personal information may include, for example, your name, address, and email address. This Online Privacy Statement is part of and incorporated into the AU Collection site – AU Collection.com Terms & Conditions
Your Consent to This Online Privacy Statement
By browsing or using AU Collection – AU Collection.com, you are agreeing to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement. If you do not consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement, you should not use this site.
Questions Concerning Our Online Privacy Practices
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Online Privacy Statement or our privacy practices, please e-mail info [at] AU Collection.com
This Online Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by “privacy notices” posted on this site.
This Online Privacy Statement May Change
What Personal Information Do We Collect on AU Collection.com?
Information You Give Us.
We collect the personal information you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use AU Collection – AU Collection.com, for example, the information you provide when you participate in a contest or questionnaire, submit product reviews, sign up for our e-mail newsletters, or communicate with customer service. Depending on how you use this site, you may supply us with information such as your name, address, phone number, email address.
Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser
We collect information that is sent to us by your Web browser, such as your IP address, the address of the Web page you were visiting when you accessed AU Collection.com, the date and time of your visit, and information about your computer’s operating system. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings. The information provided by your browser does not identify you personally. We use this non-personal information primarily to create statistics that help us improve this site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors.
Information We Collect Using Cookies and Other Web Technologies
We use “cookies” and other Web technologies to collect information and support certain features of this site. For example, we use these technologies to collect information about the ways visitors use our site – which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page. Generally, the information we collect using these Web technologies does not identify you personally, however, it may be linked to information that does identify you personally, such as the information you provide when you make a purchase or register to use a special feature of our site. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. You may also delete our cookies as soon as you leave AU Collection.com. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit AU Collection.com, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you will not be able to use all of the features and functionality of this site.
How Do We Use Your Personal Information?
We may use the personal information we collect through AU Collection.com: • to provide you with the information, products and services you request or purchase; • for security, credit or fraud prevention purposes; • to provide you with effective customer service; • to display personalized advertising when you visit this site; • to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you; • to contact you with information and notices related to your use of this site; • to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us; • to better understand the your needs and interests; • to improve the content, functionality and usability of this site; • to improve our products and services; • to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and • for any other purpose we identify in a specific privacy notice.
With Whom Do We Share the Personal Information We Collect Through AU Collection.com?
We may share the personal information we collect through this site as described below and in any applicable privacy notices.
Our Corporate Affiliates
We may share your personal information with our subsidiaries and parent and sister corporations (our “corporate affiliates”), including AU Collection, who may use this information to contact you with information and offers they believe will be of interest to you. The corporate affiliates’ use of your personal information shall be subject to this Online Privacy Statement.
Our Service Providers
We may share your personal information with companies that perform services on our behalf. Our service providers are required by contract to protect the confidentiality of the personal information we share with them and to use it only to provide services on our behalf.
Other Business Partners and Selected Vendors
We work closely with certain business partners and carefully selected vendors to provide you with access to their product offerings. We may share personally identifiable information about you with these business partners or selected vendors, and they may use this information to offer you products and/or services that they believe will be of interest to you.
Government and Legal Disclosures
What Choices Do You Have?
AU Collection – AU Collection.com respects your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your personal information. You may browse AU Collection.com without providing any information that identifies you personally and may choose not to provide the information we request, although this may mean that you can not take advantage of other AU Collection – AU Collection.com features. We may periodically send you information and product promotions via e-mail. You may “opt-out” of receiving our promotional e-mails at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of the particular newsletter or e-mail.
AU Collection has industry standard measures in place to protect the security of the personal information we collect through AU Collection – AU Collection.com. It is important that you understand, however, that no Web site or database is completely secure or “hacker proof.” You are also responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse, for example, by protecting your passwords.
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Children and Minors
AU Collection – AU Collection.com is not directed at nor targeted to children. We do not use this site to knowingly solicit personal information from or market to children. If you are under 13 years of age, you should not submit any personal information to us.