PRIVACY POLICY

THIS POLICY WAS LAST UPDATED: JULY 1, 2015.

This Privacy Policy sets out how Parodi & Cie, S.A.  (“we”, “us” or “our”) uses and protects any information that you, the user, provide when you use this Website. This Privacy Policy applies to all services offered by Parodi & Cie, S.A. on this Website. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies that may advertise on this site, nor does it cover third parties that we may use to fulfill orders, including but not limited to credit card processing and shipping companies.

Parodi & Cie, S.A. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We will revise and update our Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure your privacy is protected and ensure compliance with all laws and self-regulating programs. All updates will be posted on this page and archived versions will be sent upon request.

All users are urged to read the Privacy Policy upon each visit to the Website to ensure they are aware of the most up to date Privacy Policy. Parodi & Cie, S.A. may email users notifying them of material updates to the Privacy Policy, and may provide a banner on the front page of the Website to indicate that an update to the Privacy Policy has occurred.

Information Collection

We collect information in instances that include, but are not limited to, when you choose to participate in offers, sign up for newsletters, create an account, purchase products, or call or email us. The purpose of this information is to better serve you with targeted service and occasional promotions. Accordingly, we will only collect information relevant to serving you.

The following examples include the types of information we may collect: Name, email address, postal address, username and password, telephone number, date of birth, payment information, future communication preferences, IP address, links you click,  and demographic and health information collected though marketing surveys conducted by Parodi & Cie, S.A.

Accessing and Updating Your Information

Registered users to this Website may have access to and update their information by logging into their account via the “Log In” button located at the top of the Website home page.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

Parodi & Cie, S.A. are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, or information gathered from purchases or correspondences made on the site. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.  Additionally, we will only collect information that you provide to us and through your use on our Website, as outlined in this Privacy Policy. We will not collect users’ information over time through users’ online activities across outside websites.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order. We will also share your information if necessary to satisfy applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental requests. Such requests will be given due consideration, and will be complied with if legally required.

We may use your information to contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. Users may opt out of receiving these mailings by contacting us and requesting your name to be removed from our marketing list.

What We Do with the Information We Gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We will never sell your information.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this Privacy Policy, you should contact us.

How We Use Cookies

By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device.  A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages of our Website are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.

Do Not Track

We do not track users over time and across third party websites. Accordingly, this site does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website may contain links that enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you click such a link, you will have effectively left our site, and should be aware that we do not have any control over outside websites. Therefore, Parodi & Cie, S.A. cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide when visiting linked sites, as outside websites are governed by their own privacy policies, and not the Privacy Policy of Parodi & Cie, S.A. Users should therefore exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website visited.