PRIVACY POLICY

Cultural Intrigue, Limited (“Cultural Intrigue”) respects your privacy and is committed to acting in a responsible manner when it comes to safeguarding your right to privacy. Our Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Cultural Intrigue website at www.culturalintrigue.com or the Luna Bazaar website at www.lunabazaar.com (each, the “Site”). By using or accessing the Site, you signify your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit the Site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and website use information that is collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the Site. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, the term “Personal Information” refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains.

INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

You may choose to register, or create an account, through our Site. Personal Information you may provide in connection with registering with the Site or posting reviews on particular products through the Site includes your name, mailing address, home phone number, email address, credit card number, and PayPal account information. Using your unique user name and a password of your choice, you may access your account online at any time to add, delete or change information. You may also change existing information by emailing us at: customerservice@culturalintrigue.com. You can request that your information be removed from our files by sending an email to customerservice@culturalintrigue.com.

WEBSITE USE INFORMATION/COOKIES

Similar to other commercial websites, our Site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how our Site is used. We use cookies to recognize you and your preferences to make shopping easier and provide you with a customized experience on our Site. Cookies are bits of information that we automatically store on your computer if your computer accepts cookies. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Site, and the websites visited just before and just after our web site. Cookies do NOT contain any Personal Information such as your name, address or any financial information on your computer. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual. This makes it easier for you to move from web page to web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies make your online experience easier and more personalized.
If you do not wish to have a cookie on your system, you can set your browser preferences to refuse them. In order to disable cookies, please consult your browser’s help section for instructions.

HOW INFORMATION COLLECTED IS USED

Broadly speaking, we use Personal Information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to the Site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. The lists used to send you product and service offers are developed and managed under standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our customers’ Personal Information. As a customer, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers.
Specifically, we may use the information collected and provided, individually or in an aggregate form, as follows:

  • to contact you about the Site;
  • to notify you about important changes to the Site;
  • to evaluate products or services Cultural Intrigue could offer to you;
  • to monitor or improve use of the Site;
  • to monitor compliance with the Terms of Use relating to the Site;
  • to provide special offers to you from Cultural Intrigue; and
  • to send you promotional material on behalf of Cultural Intrigue.

INFORMATION WE SHARE WITH OTHERS

We do not sell, rent or trade any of your Personal Information to third parties. However, at times, we may share the information collected on this Site with third parties for various purposes. While Cultural Intrigue will seek to require those third parties to follow appropriate privacy policies and security measures, Cultural Intrigue does not bear responsibility for any actions or policies of third parties. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others:
Fulfilment of Services. We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions consistent with our Privacy Policy on our behalf. Examples include customer support specialists, Web hosting companies, fulfilment companies (e.g., companies that fill product orders or coordinate mailings), data analysis firms, marketing firms and email service providers. Such third parties may be provided with access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose.
Aggregate Information: We may share aggregate information, such as general demographics and Site usage statistics to third parties. When general demographic information is shared with third parties, we do not provide them with the Personal Information that you provide to Cultural Intrigue, for example when you register with the Site or purchase products. Cultural Intrigue will not, without your prior permission, share any aggregate information with third parties in a form that allows third parties to link it to any Personal Information.
Business Transfers: The Site, Cultural Intrigue and/or a subsidiary or division of Cultural Intrigue may be sold along with its assets, or other transactions may occur in which your Personal Information, which we have gathered, is one of the business assets we transfer.
Legal Process: Cultural Intrigue reserves the right to disclose the information collected by and through this Site, including your Personal Information, as required by law and when Cultural Intrigue believes that such disclosure is necessary to protect Cultural Intrigue’s rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, subpoena, court order or other legal process served on Cultural Intrigue. The disclosure of this information may be without notice to you.

 

SECURITY AND ENCRYPTION

While there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, Cultural Intrigue takes commercially reasonable precautions to protect the Personal Information that you provide to Cultural Intrigue when you register as a member on the Site. As a result, Personal Information that you submit is transmitted using commercially reasonable security over the Internet. Our security policies are reviewed periodically and revised as required. We protect against data loss by backing-up data, performing consistency checks and restricting access to information on our servers. It is important to remember that whatever you transmit or disclose online can be collected and used by others or unlawfully intercepted by third parties.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

The Site may contain external links to third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the content of, or information gathered by these other websites. Any Personal Information collected by such third parties is subject to such third parties’ privacy policy.

SITE IS NOT FOR USE BY CHILDREN

We do not knowingly market to, solicit information, or collect information from children under the age of 13. If a child under 13 submits information about themselves to us through the Site and we become aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible. If you are under the age of 18, your parent or legal guardian must agree to this Privacy Policy on your behalf.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

Cultural Intrigue reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy simply by posting such change, update or modification on the Site. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. If at any point Cultural Intrigue decides to use Personal Information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we may notify you by way of an e-mail or some other means. Your continued use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of such revised Privacy Policy. Since this Privacy Policy may change from time to time, you should review it periodically before you provide any additional Personal Information anywhere on the Site.

REMOVING YOURSELF FROM OUR MAILING LIST

If are already signed up to be on our emailing list, but you would prefer not to receive emails from us any more, please click the UNSUBSRIBE link in an email you have received from us. If you do not have an email, contact us to be unsubscribed at: www.customerservice@culturalintrigue.com.

CORRECTIONS AND UPDATES TO USER ACCOUNTS

You have the option of reviewing, correcting, updating, modifying, and deleting your account and/or removing yourself from Cultural Intrigue’s email distribution list, at any time and as often as desired, by contacting Cultural Intrigue using the contact information below.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Should the need arise to contact Cultural Intrigue about any issue, please do so in writing:

Cultural Intrigue
35 Frost Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Email: customerservice@culturalintrigue.com