Thank you for visiting The Carat Room. We want you to know that your privacy is important to us. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we strive to ensure your experience with The Carat Room is one that you will want to repeat and share with your friends. Part of our commitment to you is to respect and protect the privacy of the personal information you provide to us. The information below is designed to inform you of what information we collect, why we collect such information, and how we use the information we collect.
Information We Collect
We collect and store any information that you may enter on any of our web sites or provide to us in some other way. For example, when you place an order and/or sign-up for email communications and updates, we collect and store personal information so that we may provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested. Such information may include your name, address, age, date of birth, gender, education level, email address, telephone and fax numbers, credit card information and information about your interests and activities. You can choose not to provide certain types of information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our web site(s).
Use of Information
All personal information that we collect from our customers is used to improve our relevance to you and to improve your shopping experience with us. We use the information that you provide so that we may provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested. In addition, we may send you (via email or other means) offerings of products or services, which we think, may be of interest to you or we may ask you to participate in activities such as special surveys. At any time, you can choose to no longer receive any non-transactional emails from The Carat Room by unsubscribing. You may also unsubscribe from other campaigns that you have previously opted to receive by following the instructions on the bottom of the specific campaign.
We will not share the personal information, which you provide to us except:
- For the purposes mentioned above
- Without your prior consent
- As may be required by the law to protect The Carat Room from injury or loss
- Persons or firms with whom we contract to provide services in connection with our web site(s) or other business activities.
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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. We recommend that you leave cookies “turned on” so that we can offer you a better shopping experience.