The information we learn from customers helps us enhance and personalize the Website and the services we offer. We gather the following types of information:
Information You Give Us:
Automatic Information:We automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, as most websites do, we use “cookies,” and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses the Websites. This information is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis, and it may include the website’s Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) that you just came from, which URL you will go to next, what browser you are using, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. Other examples of automatic information we may collect are purchase history, products viewed or searched for, visits to certain pages, page interaction information and the phone number you
used to call us. We associate the information we store in cookies to personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
Information Provided by Third Parties:We may obtain certain information of customers from third parties. This may include updated delivery or address information from carriers and information (including name and email addresses) of possible referrals from customers.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and 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 are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage 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.
Information about our customers is an important part of our business. Your account is with The Trend Makers, the operator of the Website and the information collected through the Website or otherwise is used by The Trend Makers We use information we collect from the Websites or otherwise to communicate with you, to process your orders, to provide an enhanced and more personalized interactive shopping experience. For example, you can expect to receive a welcoming email to confirm your username and password, we communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request and to manage your account. We also send service related announcements on occasions such as when we need to temporarily suspend our site for maintenance. We also will send you promotional emails on occasion. Generally, you may not opt-out of service related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to terminate your account. However, you can opt-out of direct promotional communications from the Website by emailing us at [email protected]
We share customer information with third parties only as follows:
Promotional Offers:We periodically provide our customers with information about third party products and services we believe will be of interest to you and with opportunities to participate in offers and/or promotions on behalf of other businesses. Your participation in these events may require us to share data with such a business. If you do not want to receive such information or offers, on behalf of third parties or otherwise, please opt-out during registration, email us later at [email protected] or follow the unsubscribe instructions within each communication.
Businesses on thetrendmakers.com:We may work closely with other businesses (that we don’t own or control) that sell products or services on the Website. In some cases, these businesses may operate stores or websites that sell products or services to you directly. In other cases, we operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines jointly with these businesses. We share customer information related to those transactions with that third party.
Other Third Parties/Select Partners:From time to time, we might establish a business
relationship with other persons or entities who we believe are trustworthy and whom we have asked to confirm that their privacy policies are consistent with ours. These are known as our Select Partners. In such cases, we might share and cross-reference information, including personal information about you that will enable such persons or entities to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you. We may also combine your personal information with publicly available information and information we receive from or cross-reference with our Select Partners and others. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about our products and services that may be of interest to you, and for further promotional purposes
Referrer/Referees.If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend or someone else about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s or that person’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend or that person email inviting him or her to visit the site. Your friend may contact us at [email protected] to request that we remove this information from our database.
We have taken precautions, including the deployment of technological resources and the use of firewalls, systems and procedures, to protect the security of your personal information. While no security system is absolutely foolproof, we are constantly reviewing, refining and upgrading our security technology to protect your privacy. When you open an account with thetrendmakers.com you are issued a password by which to access and secure your account and account information. Although we have taken these precautions, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password, which should not be disclosed by you. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
Our Websites contain links to other websites. We have no control over the content, policies or actions of these sites, even if you are offered services on those sites because you have established an account with The Trend Makers We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every websites that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by The Trend Makers through our Websites or otherwise.
You may review, change or correct your personally identifying information at any time by accessing your account information on the Websites or calling us at the contact information below. You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of your personal and other information, including your e-mail address, and we urge you to review your information regularly to ensure that it is correct and complete.