Privacy Policy

Last Updated: December 5th, 2015 

Thank you for shopping at artisanalbeing.com (“Site”). This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) outlines the information we collect about you, how we use the information and the choices you have to review, revise and/or restrict our usage of this information. By using the Site, you agree to the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy and you hereby consent to our collection, sharing and use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you use this Site on behalf of someone else or an entity, you represent that you are authorized by such individual or entity to accept this Privacy Policy on such individual or entity’s behalf.

Collected Information 

Artisanal Being does not collect any information that personally identifies you such as your name, address, email address, etc. (“Personally Identifiable Information”/ “PII”) about you through our Site unless you provide it to us voluntarily. The information we collect varies, depending on how you use our Site. This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected or submitted to us. On some pages, you can make requests to join email announcement lists, enroll in customer loyalty programs, enter any promotions, participate in promotional events, register to receive materials from us or from others, make a purchase, or receive other types of information. The types of PII collected include: name, shipping address, billing address, e-mail address, phone number, credit/debit card information to complete purchases, and other general questions relating to areas of interest on our Site.

During certain promotions, Artisanal Being may allow you to submit information about other people. For example, you may submit a person's name, mailing and/or e-mail address to send a gift or electronic greeting. The types of PII that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient’s name, address, e-mail address and telephone number. 

We also may automatically collect certain data when you use the Site, such as (1) IP address. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you surf the Web. Web servers, or the computers that provide the web pages to your computer for you to view, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you use your computer to request to view a page from a server, that server logs your IP address; (2) domain server; (3) type of device(s) used to access the Site; (4) web browser(s) used to access the Site; (5) referring webpage or other source through which you accessed the Site; (6) geolocation information; and (7) other statistics and information associated with the interaction between your browser or device and the Site. We may also aggregate any information collected, including demographic information collected in a manner which does not identify any individual (“Aggregate Information”). [Your visit to our Site will be logged. We track the number of people that view each page of our Site to better understand which features are most popular and best meet the needs of our visitors.]

Use of Information 

We may use the PII you provide to notify you of our products and services, sales and promotions, or other matters that may be of interest to you. Your PII may be shared with our affiliates, subsidiaries and/or agents, and may be used to provide services and other information that you request from us. Sharing your PII enables our partners to follow-up with you on information you request, to complete your transaction or to perform other services that you may request from us. We do not authorize any of those third parties to make any other use of your PII. We may also use your PII for market research purposes.

We will not sell or rent your PII to anyone.

We will disclose PII about you to other companies or people when:

We may use Aggregate Information for any and all purposes as we deem fit, including sharing such Aggregate Information with affiliates or other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes.

Cookies 

We use "cookies" to help us provide a better user experience by measuring which areas of the Site are of greatest interest. We use cookies, clear gifs, web beacons or similar devices (including session cookies, i.e., cookies that will persist only until you end your session on the Site, and persistent cookies, i.e., cookies that persist even after you end your session on the Site) to help us improve the Site by tracking your navigation habits, collect Aggregate Information customizing your experience with the Site and for analytics and fraud prevention. You may choose to disable cookies using the tools in your browser; however, by doing so you may not be able to take advantage of all of the functions of our Site.

The Site does not recognize the “do not track signals” that some browsers may employ.

Linking to Other Websites

 We may provide links to other websites that are not under our control. These websites have their own policies regarding privacy that you may wish to review. We have no responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.

Security

In an endeavor to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure PII we collect. We cannot guarantee 100% security of any information that you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk. 

You may register with artisanalbeing.com. At the time you register you will create a password. Please remember your password as you will be asked to provide it each time you make a purchase or attempt to access your personal information. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for all uses of your password, whether or not authorized by you. You should not disclose your password to any other person. In order to protect the security of your account and personal information, when your visit is complete you should be sure to log off of the Site and shut down your browser. 

[Artisanal Being incorporates security measures such as encryption and authentication tools to protect your data from unauthorized use. Firewalls are utilized to protect our servers and network from unauthorized users accessing and tampering with files and other information that we store.

We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect information transmitted to every page of our Site, including the shopping and checkout experience. While we realize that we can't ensure 100% security of data transmission over the Internet, we do our best to protect your information while you are visiting and interacting with our Site.

Opt-Out

Please assist us in keeping your information current by notifying us of changes to your name, address, title, phone number or email address. You may correct your PII or select the option not to receive future contacts (i.e. mailings, calls, etc.) by sending an email to us at info@artisanalbeing.com, and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt.

Children

 We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. This Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 and we do not sell products for purchase by children and all children's products we sell are for purchase by adults only. If a child under the age of 13 has provided us with PII, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.  

Effective Date and Modifications

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date first written above. Artisanal Being reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at our discretion. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here. We encourage you to visit this section of our site regularly in order to remain informed of any changes. Changes to our Privacy Policy shall become effective as of the date they are posted to this site.

United States of America

Our Site is maintained in the United States of America.  By using the Site, you authorize the export of PII to the U.S.A. and its storage and use as specified in this Privacy Policy. 

Service Terms of Service   

Use of this Site is governed by, and subject to, the legal notices contained at https://artisanalbeing.com/pages/terms-of-use.Your use, or access, of the Site constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions. If you do not agree to these terms of use please do not access or otherwise use the site.

Contacting Us 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our data collection practices, please contact us as follows:

By Email: info@artisanalbeing.com

By Mail:
Artisanal Being
321 Walnut Street, #451
Newtonville, MA 02460