What personal information is collected?
When you visit Schiffmans.com, your internet service provider is automatically recognized, but you cannot be identified as an individual. Schiffmans.com will track use of the website by our visitors, however, unless you sign in as a customer such tracking will be done anonymously. You are not required to provide Schiffmans.com with any information in order to browse the Schiffmans.com website. If you choose to provide information in connection with your use of Schiffmans.com, including but not limited to, your name, your date of birth, your email address and your telephone number, this information will only be used as described in this policy.
How will the personal information I submit be used?
Schiffmans.com uses personal information you submit for the following purposes:
Disclosure of your personal information.
- to provide the products and services you request;
- to process your orders;
- for our marketing and promotional purposes; and
- to ensure that your shopping experience is as easy and pleasant as possible.
- Schiffmans may disclose personal information to third parties that provide services to Schiffmans in connection with these purposes.
Schiffmans.com does not sell or exchange any personal information of its customers with any third parties. However, we may release your personal information in the event we are compelled to do so by court order or other requirement of law, or if we, in good faith, believe such release is advisable or necessary. Additionally, it is possible that in the future we may sell our online business. In connection with such a sale, your personal information may be transferred to a third party.
We may send you catalogs or e-mails to inform you of new products, services and special offers. If you would prefer not to be contacted about such special offers, products or services, please notify us of such preference using any of the contact information set forth below. Please be aware that Schiffmans.com will honor all opt-out requests, however, there may be a delay between your submission of such request and the actual removal of your name and contact information from our mailing lists as these are generated well in advance of our actual mailings.
Is it safe for me to order by credit card?
Schiffmans.com has been approved by VeriSign to protect your credit card and other confidential information with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. And we have been authorized by VeriSign to display the VeriSign Secured Seal, an industry-recognized trust mark available for display on any website that protects its customers' confidential information using VeriSign services. Additionally, Schiffmans.com has taken measures to ensure that shopping on the Schiffmans.com website is a safe and enjoyable experience for our valued customers. At Schiffmans.com we use SSL technology, the industry standard for secure online transactions, to encrypt your personal credit information, including your credit card number, before it travels over the Internet. As a result of our use of SSL technology, placing an order with Schiffmans.com online is just as safe as providing your credit card number over the telephone. In the unlikely event of credit card fraud, we will work with your credit card company to resolve the issue. Typically, credit card holders are not responsible for any fraudulent charges.
Will information I submit in connection with a credit application be protected?
Online credit applications are processed through a secure server using encryption keys.
What other data security measures does Schiffmans.com have in place?
In accordance with industry custom, we enforce commercially reasonable security measures which are commensurate with the sensitivity of the personal information (including encryption using SSL technology) in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of personal information that we have collected from you on the Schiffmans.com website.
We Respect Children
Schiffmans.com is committed to protecting the privacy of children. The website is not directed at children, and Schiffmans.com does not knowingly collect any information from children.
Links to Other Sites
This website may contain links to third party websites operated by individuals or companies unrelated to Schiffmans.com. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party websites. These linked websites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. We recommend that you review the privacy policies posted on such third party websites prior to utilizing them.
Upon request we will inform you of the existence, use or disclosure of your personal information. Please feel free to contact us at any time with any questions or complaints you may have or to edit your personal information or have it removed from our database. We can be reached by any of the means of contact included in the Choice/Opt-Out provision set forth above.