WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect personal information that you provide to us such as your name, email address, street address and telephone number. We generally collect this personal information on our registration and order forms when you sign up to receive products or services from one of the Sites. When you participate in special events such as contests and polls, you may be asked to provide your name, email, username and password, telephone number and birth date. We may also collect information from our online surveys if you choose to participate, such as age, gender and income level.
If you choose to post messages, comments or other information in one of the public forums on any of our Sites, we will maintain on the Sites such information about you as you choose to disclose in your posting.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, we may collect such information into a file specific to you. We will maintain a record or notes of communications with you regarding your account.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We use your information in order to process your credit card payments, to fulfill your orders and/or requests, to facilitate your viewing of our Sites, to communicate with you, and to provide you with information about Melyssagrace.com. We also use this information to compile broad demographic and Site usage information about our users in general that does not contain anything that could be used to identify you personally.
Melyssagrace.com uses your email address to contact you when necessary and to send periodic email newsletters and promotional emails to you about services and products offered by us.
We use IP addresses and anonymous demographic information to tailor your experiences at our Sites by showing content in which we think you will be interested and displaying content according to your preferences. Anonymous demographic information may be shared with advertisers and market researchers on an aggregate basis.
We use information collected to evaluate and improve our services. We may develop and use, in our sole discretion, consumer research, which may be based on your use of our services.
DO WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT WITH THIRD PARTIES?
We may share information we collect with third party service providers to manage certain aspects of the services we provide, such as maintaining our servers and processing or fulfilling orders for products and services you purchase through the Sites.
We may also disclose your information in special cases if required to do so by law, court order or governmental authority or when we believe in good faith that disclosing this information is otherwise necessary or advisable, including, for instance, to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with the rights or property of Melyssagrace.com, another user or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
In the event of a change in ownership or a merger with, acquisition by, or sale of assets to, another entity, we reserve the right to transfer all user information collected in connection with the Sites, including but not limited to email addresses, to a separate entity. Melyssagrace.com will notify you (via a posting on the Sites or the Policy or via email (in our discretion)) of such a transfer, and you may choose to modify your registration information at that time. This means that if you are concerned about your personal data migrating to a new owner, you can deactivate your account.
IS THE INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN PUBLIC FORUMS CONFIDENTIAL?
No. The Sites may offer chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or news groups to our users. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Accordingly, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in any public forum, and you do so at your own risk.
Yes. Cookies are pieces of information generated by web servers and stored on your computer for future access. The Sites use cookie technology to enhance your online experience by making it easier for you to navigate through our Sites or to make a feature work better. Generally, cookies can be disabled at your discretion. However, you must accept cookies in order to navigate the Sites; register for a subscription to any of the Sites.
HOW SECURE IS YOUR INFORMATION?
Melyssagrace.com takes reasonable precautions to maintain the security of any information obtained from and about you and to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. Our third party payment processors provide you with a secure web page through which to submit your billing information when you join the membership portion of any of our Sites, and we are not responsible for their handling or use of your information. The personally identifiable information held by Melyssagrace.com is stored in a secure location behind a firewall with limited administrative access.
In addition, your subscriber account is secured by a password created by you. Do not share your password with anyone. It is your responsibility to keep your password confidential, and Melyssagrace.com cannot be held liable for any loss or misuse of your password.
DOES THIS POLICY APPLY TO ANY LINKED WEBSITES OTHER THAN THE SITES?
No. The Sites may contain links to other Internet sites, resources and sources of Melyssagrace.com. By clicking on any banner advertisement or other link, you will be redirected off the Sites and to third party websites. Melyssagrace.com is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such websites. You should make sure that you read and understand the privacy policies of these sites and direct any concerns regarding external links to the site administrator or webmaster of that third party website.
HOW DO YOU UNSUBSCRIBE FROM EMAILS SENT BY Melyssagrace.com?
All emails you receive from us will include specific instructions on how to unsubscribe, and you may unsubscribe at any time. Additionally, we give you the following options for removing your information from our database:
1) Send an email to information [at] Melyssagrace.com (please indicate that you would like to be unsubscribed from Melyssagrace.com emails);
2) Select the opt-out link at the bottom of any Melyssagrace.com email and follow the instructions provided.
Please note, however, you cannot opt out of receiving emails from us regarding your account and/or the status of an order.
HOW DO YOU UPDATE/CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION?
You may correct or update the personal information you have provided to Melyssagrace.com by sending us an email at support [at] Melyssagrace.com.
Please note, however, that even if you update or remove your personal information from our live database, your data may be retained in our backup files and archives.
Please note that persons under eighteen (18) years of age (or twenty-one (21) years of age in some jurisdictions) are prohibited from viewing our Sites, and Melyssagrace.com and Melyssagrace.com do not knowingly collect any personal information from persons under eighteen (18) years of age.