Effective Date: January 1, 2006
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Security measures in place to protect personally identifiable information include Verisign® 128 bit encryption SSL ( Secure Socket Layer ) for collecting and transmitting personally identifiable information online, constant monitoring of DataCenter network for suspicious activity, limited open ports on firewall, and persistent data encryption, in part or whole, of sensitive information utilizing a unique encryption key. Daily security scans of the web and database server are performed to limit possible security vulnerabilities
Practices and methods to ensure the safety and privacy include:
- Verisign® 128 bit Encryption SSL ( Secure Socket Layer )
- Restricted Access High Security Datacenter
- Persistent Data Encryption
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us.
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Pro-Gift-Baskets.com website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
- Email address
- Phone number
- Payment Information
On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient's address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:
- Phone Number
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s help file.
We set a persistent cookie to store your perferences and customer and order unique identifiers to retain your shopping cart and customer information so you don’t have to enter in the information more than once. We do not store sensitive information such as payment information or passwords in cookies. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site may be limited. To purchase from our site Session Cookies are necessary during checkout to associate a user with a shopping cart.
This information is not shared, sold, rented, or traded to any third party for their own promotional purposes.
If you received a mailing from us, (a) your email address is either listed with us as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings. We use security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.
Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions at the end of any email.
The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order or where required by law.
We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order or where required by law.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
The information you provide necessary to complete the order may be shared with the following services and/or providers: Merchant Account/Bank Services, Shipping Carriers, and Gift Design/Distribution Centers
The information collected for tracking purposes may include: Date/Time of Visit, URL Referrer such as Google®, Yahoo®, Browser Type such as IE, Netscape. This information is used to make improvements to our website to better serve our customers and monitor performance of marketing campaigns.
Our blog is provided for marketing and informational purposes only. We do not allow the public to post comments or respond to topics or posts on our blog.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. We do not share, sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with the third parties for their promotional purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting us via email, mail, or phone. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us.
The Gift Basket Pros
723 Bluebonnet Dr.
Allen, TX 75002
723 Bluebonnet Dr.
Allen, TX 75002
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our customer service page.
Truste Certified Privacy
The Gift Basket Pros is a licensee of the TRUSTe Web Privacy Seal Program. TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to build user’s trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the Web site Pro-Gift-Baskets.com. Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Customer Support. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.