Personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
Web browser cookies
The Site also transmits non-personally identifiable Site usage information about visitors to the servers of reputable third parties. To do this, ben-wa-balls.com uses Web Beacons in conjunction with cookies provided by our third-party ad server vendors.
The purpose is to recognize you, provide personalization, improve your shopping experience, save you time, help us understand where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there, as well as to target internet banner advertisements on other sites. You will not be able to access certain areas of the Site, if your computer does not accept cookies from ben-wa-balls.com.
A cookie is a small piece of information that is stored on a computer for the purpose of identifying that browser during interaction on the Site. Cookies may be used to store items such as identifiers and user preferences. A Site may set a cookie to the browser if the browser's preferences allow it. A browser only permits a Site to access the cookies it has set, not those set by other Sites.
A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your computer for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following the directions provided in your Internet browser's “help” file. If you reject cookies, you may still use the Site, but your ability to use some areas of the Site may be limited.
ben-wa-balls.com uses third party vendors to store cookies on your computer when you first visit the Site in order to enable ben-wa-balls.com to recognize you each time you come back to the Site. Our third party vendors use both session ID cookies and/or persistent cookies. Through cookies ben-wa-balls.com can customize the Site to your individual preferences in order to create a more personalized and convenient user experience.
We also use Google conversion tracking to measure the conversion rate related to our Google AdWords campaigns. This allows Google to tell us how users find the Site using Google. To protect the user's privacy Google's cookie is not personally-identifiable and expires in 30 days. If you want to disable conversion tracking cookies, you can set your browser to block cookies from the googleadservices.com domain.
Please refer to the Google Advertising and Privacy for more information about Google Conversion Tracking and the ability to opt out.
You have choices about the collection of information by third parties on the Site:
Your access to the Site will not be affected if you do not accept cookies served by third parties.
If you don't want Facebook to show you ads based on your activity on an advertiser's Sites or apps, opt-out below:
A web beacon is an object that is embedded in a web page or e-mail and is usually invisible to the user but allows checking that a user has viewed a specific page of the Site or e-mail.
ben-wa-balls.com and our third party advertising partners employ a tracking technique called web beacons. Web beacons can be small (usually 1×1 pixel) transparent GIF or PNG with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, embedded in an HTML page, usually a page on the web or the content of an e-mail, used to know if a user has completed a specific action like registering or placing an order. We do not tie the information gathered by web beacons to our customers' personally identifiable information.
Analytics Technologies: ben-wa-balls.com uses third party tools to collect information, reports and analysis about the usage, browsing patterns of users of the Site.
ben-wa-balls.com uses this data to make improvements to your shopping experience and to ensure that the Site has enough capacity to properly serve all of our users. The software provides aggregate reporting information to ben-wa-balls.com only. No personal or personally identifiable information is gathered or used for this process.
How we use collected information
ben-wa-balls.com collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:
We use the information we gather about you to enable your use of the ben-wa-balls.com Services.
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
The email address Users provide will only be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
We perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of users of the ben-wa-balls.com Services, and their subscribing and purchasing patterns, for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our subscriber base. ben-wa-balls.com uses this information for analysis purposes, including analysis to improve customer relationships.
We use the information that we collect to allow advertising to be targeted to the users for whom such advertising is most pertinent. We also use this information to customize certain features of the ben-wa-balls.com Services to provide you with an enhanced experienced based on the type of device you are using to access the ben-wa-balls.com Services, and in certain cases, provide you with requested services.
We may use demographic and preference information to allow advertising on the ben-wa-balls.com Service to be targeted, in aggregate, to the users for whom they are most pertinent. This means users see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer's experience and the effectiveness of the ads. We disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
ben-wa-balls.com complies fully with the federal CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, the Canadian Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Bill C-28, and the federal Internet and Wireless Spam Bill C-28. We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address without your permission. If you feel you have received an email from us in error, please contact us at: email@example.com.
Promotional Email: ben-wa-balls.com may periodically email you messages to explain about products and services that we think may be of interest to you. You can choose not to receive messages in the future by either:
Survey Email: ben-wa-balls.com may send you an email inviting you to participate in user surveys, asking for feedback on Ben Wa Balls and existing or prospective products and services, as well as information to better understand our users. User surveys greatly help us to improve ben-wa-balls.com Products and Services, and any information obtained in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.
Emails from You: If you send us emails, you should be aware that information disclosed in emails may not be secure or encrypted and thus may be available to others. We suggest that you exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal or confidential information in emails. We will use your email address to respond directly to your questions or comments.
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive promotional emails originated by ben-wa-balls.com and its third party affiliates, you can choose not to receive messages in the future by either:
With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your first name.
The testimonials presented on the Site are applicable to the individuals depicted and may not be representative of the experience of others.
The testimonials are not paid and are not indicative of future performance or success.
We reserve the right to choose which testimonials will be published on the Site or in advertising materials.
If you want your testimonial to be removed please contact us through our Contact Us form and we will remove it as soon as reasonably possible.
We may edit your testimonial for errors such as spelling and grammar prior to adding it to the Site or to any advertising material.
In order to protect your privacy, we do not include surnames and/or family names with testimonials.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on January 15th, 2015