BeautifulBowls.com respects and is committed to protecting your privacy. We will not sell, give, or lend patron information under any circumstances. The following sections outline how, when, and why we gather information about our customers and what we do with it.
When you place an order: We will ask you for your name, email address, shipping address, telephone number and credit card information. Your information will only be shared to the extent necessary to fulfill the order and to insure you receive the quality customer service we are committed to providing.
When you opt-in to our newsletter: We provide our visitors with the opportunity to opt-in to our newsletter and periodic email updates that may provide discount codes, educational information, new artist introductions, product information, and special shipping information. Your opt-in information will only be shared with our newsletter service and this company is contractually obligated to keep your information private.
You may opt-out at any time, using the opt-out feature that is included in all newsletters or contact us directly and we will make sure you are removed from our mailing list.
We may, from time to time, use your mailing address to send product updates and catalogs directly from us. If you wish to be removed from our direct mail list, simply contact us and we will remove your information immediately.
There may be times you provide us with a third party address, such as when you have a gift item shipped directly to recipient. We may use the third party contact information you have provided for direct mail product updates. All email correspondence offers patrons the choice to opt-out. To be removed from our direct mail list, patrons may simply contact us and we will remove their information immediately.
Cookies: Cookies are files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive and which assign a unique identification code to your computer. Most browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies. Cookies do not enable us to retrieve any personal information from your computer other than information you knowingly and willingly provide to us through the order process or through sign up.
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Security of your personal information is top priority at BeautifulBowls.com. Our website supports secure online purchasing through secure socket layer (SSL) technology. Your sensitive data will be protected with the highest grade of protection through 256-bit encryption. You will know that you are in an encrypted area when:
In addition, you are protected by the Fair Credit Billing Act, which prohibits your credit card provider from holding you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent charges to your credit card. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, please notify your credit card provider immediately, in accordance with their reporting rules and policies.
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