2. Sharing Information with Third Parties.
2.1 STELLA SARMIENTO does not sell, trade or share your personal information gathered online with any third parties, except with your consent or as described herein. STELLA SARMIENTO does not participate or contribute in cooperative databases, which give other companies access to such Personal Information.
2.2 STELLA SARMIENTO may provide access to your personal information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Website, to limit STELLA SARMIENTO’s legal liability and protect STELLA SARMIENTO’s rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors of this Website or the public. As an example, STELLA SARMIENTO may share your purchase transaction information with a vendor who will use it to assist STELLA SARMIENTO and other merchants to detect and prevent credit card fraud.
2.3 STELLA SARMIENTO may also disclose your personal information to outside companies that help STELLA SARMIENTO bring you the products and services STELLA SARMIENTO offers. For example, STELLA SARMIENTO may work with third parties to: (a) assist STELLA SARMIENTO in distributing e-mails (b) manage a database of customer information; (c) provide STELLA SARMIENTO data storage and analysis; (e) provide fraud prevention; (d) assist STELLA SARMIENTO with direct marketing and data collection; (f) provide customer service and (g) other services designed to assist STELLA SARMIENTO in maximizing our business potential. STELLA SARMIENTO requires that these outside companies agree to keep all information shared with them confidential and to use the information only to perform their obligations to STELLA SARMIENTO.
2.4 Also, if STELLA SARMIENTO goes through a transition of the business, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personal information will likely be among the assets transferred.
3. Types of Information Collected.
We will ask you for certain kinds of personal information to provide the services you request. This information includes:
3.3 Purchases – When you place an order, you will be asked to provide your credit card information. STELLA SARMIENTO does not store your credit card information unless you choose to include it in your “My Account” information.
3.4 Subscriptions to the email list can be cancelled at any time. To be removed from our email list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and the address in the message, or click the unsubscribe button found at the bottom of the emails we send you.
STELLA SARMIENTO encourages you to log out at the conclusion of your session. By doing so, although your information may still be stored with STELLA SARMIENTO, it will not be accessible to anyone else from that computer.
4. Your Security.
4.1 STELLA SARMIENTO goes a long way to keep your financial information private and safe. STELLA SARMIENTO takes appropriate electronic, physical and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information collected, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. In addition, it is STELLA SARMIENTO’S policy to never send your credit card number via e-mail. Please keep in mind that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.
4.2 STELLA SARMIENTO uses Secure Socket Layers (SSL), the industry standard in transferring information to process your orders. The SSL encrypts, or translates, your order information into a highly indecipherable code, which is processed immediately. All credit card transactions occur in a secure area of the Website to protect you from any loss, misuse or alteration of information collected. When you have finished shopping and begin the checkout process, you will move into the secure area of the Website. Once you have entered, the page address (URL) will change from “http” to “https” to let you know you are in a secure area. Also, a key or a closed lock will appear in the lower right hand corner of your screen to notify you of this change. You will remain in this secure zone for the entire checkout process.
4.3 Unfortunately, despite STELLA SARMIENTO’s best efforts, the transmission of data over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While STELLA SARMIENTO will use every reasonable means to ensure the security of information you transmit through the Website, STELLA SARMIENTO cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third parties. STELLA SARMIENTO will, however, prosecute any unauthorized or fraudulent transactions to the fullest extent permitted by law.
5. Links to Other Websites.
5.1 While visiting the Website, you may link to websites operated by third parties or you may have come to the Website using a link found in another website. This does not mean that STELLA SARMIENTO endorses these websites or the services or goods they provide. STELLA SARMIENTO does not make any representations or warranties about any website that may be linked to the STELLA SARMIENTO Website. Such other websites are independent from STELLA SARMIENTO, and STELLA SARMIENTO has no responsibility, control for their products, activities or information.
6. Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
6.2 STELLA SARMIENTO may also use “pixel tags” (sometimes called “web beacons” or “clear gifs”), which are tiny graphic images, on the Website. Pixel tags help STELLA SARMIENTO analyze users’ online behavior and measure the effectiveness of the Website and STELLA SARMIENTO’s advertising and marketing. STELLA SARMIENTO works with service providers that help STELLA SARMIENTO track, collect, and analyze this information. STELLA SARMIENTO may also use other analytical tools to evaluate site performance through the use of aggregated data, which contain no personally identifiable information.
6.3 Pixel tags or other analytical tools that STELLA SARMIENTO may use on the Website may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with the Website. This information may include your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type, your operating system, date and time information, and other technical information about your computer. STELLA SARMIENTO may also track certain information about the identity of the web site you visited immediately before coming to the Website. STELLA SARMIENTO does not otherwise track any information about your use of other websites.
6.4 Pixel tags, cookies and/or other analytical tools in STELLA SARMIENTO’s emails may be used to track your interactions with those messages, such as when you open, click, or receive a link in an email message from STELLA SARMIENTO.
6.5 STELLA SARMIENTO may also work with businesses that use tracking technologies to deliver advertisements on STELLA SARMIENTO’s behalf across the Internet. These companies may collect information about your visits to the Website and your interaction with our advertising and other communications, but no personally identifiable information is shared with them.
6.6 STELLA SARMIENTO may combine the information collected through pixel tags, cookies, and other analytical tools with other information STELLA SARMIENTO may have collected from you. This information may be used to improve our Website, to personalize your online experience, to help STELLA SARMIENTO deliver information to you, to determine the effectiveness of advertising, and for other internal business purposes.
7. Children and Privacy.
You will receive promotional emails from us only if you have asked to receive them. If you do not want to receive e-mail from STELLA SARMIENTO, you may click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email communication sent by us. Please allow us 8 business days from when the request was received to complete the removal, as some of our promotions may already have been in process before you submitted your request.
9. Disclosure for Legal Purposes.
You hereby authorize STELLA SARMIENTO to disclose any of your personal information pursuant to judicial and administrative proceedings, and in connection with law enforcement activities and as otherwise may be permitted by law, to law enforcement or government agencies if STELLA SARMIENTO believes the disclosure is appropriate or necessary. You also authorize STELLA SARMIENTO to disclose information if STELLA SARMIENTO believes the disclosure is appropriate or necessary in the event of an investigation of illegal or improper conduct in connection with the Website, such as misrepresentation, fraud, intellectual property infringement, or other activity that may put STELLA SARMIENTO at risk for liability.
10. "Phishing" and "Spoofing".
A common Internet scam is known as “phishing” or “spoofing”. This occurs when you receive an email from what appears to be a legitimate source requesting personal information from you. Please be aware that STELLA SARMIENTO will NEVER send you an email requesting you to verify bank information, credit card or any other personal information. If you ever receive an email that appears to be from STELLA SARMIENTO requesting such information from you, DO NOT respond to it, and DO NOT click on any links appearing in the email. Instead, please forward the email to STELLA SARMIENTO at email@example.com, as STELLA SARMIENTO will investigate instances of possible Internet fraud.
11. Non-Confidential Information.
STELLA SARMIENTO does not want you to send to us any confidential or proprietary information through email except for information necessary to place an order or otherwise. Any materials, suggestions, information, ideas or comments sent to STELLA SARMIENTO will be considered non-confidential, and by submitting the same, you are giving STELLA SARMIENTO the absolute right to use, reproduce, modify, transmit, display and distribute the information for any purpose whatsoever, with no payment or other compensation to you. However, STELLA SARMIENTO will not use your name unless STELLA SARMIENTO is required by law to identify the source of the suggestions, information, materials, ideas or comments, or unless STELLA SARMIENTO first obtains your permission.
If you have any questions about your privacy or security at the Website, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and the address in the message. If you do not receive a response from STELLA SARMIENTO to any emails you send to STELLA SARMIENTO within 8 business days, please send STELLA SARMIENTO another email as your original email may not have been received.
Last Updated: November 22, 2018.