Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

 

Last Updated August 21, 2016

Thank you for visiting georgialouise.com (“Site”). This Site is owned and operated by Georgia Louise Inc. (“GL”). GL is committed to respecting the privacy rights of the users, customers and visitors of Site. This document will outline how GL gathers and utilizes various sources of information obtained during your visit to and use of the Site. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected from your use of the Site. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE PRACTICES AND POLICIES OUTLINED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU HEREBY CONSENT TO OUR TRACKING, COLLECTION, USE, AND SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION AS DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU CANNOT USE THE SITE. IF YOU USE THE SITE ON BEHALF OF SOMEONE ELSE OR AN ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AUTHORIZED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY TO ACCEPT THIS PRIVACY POLICY ON SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S OR ENTITY'S BEHALF.

Personal and Non-Personal Information:

When using the Site, you may be required to voluntarily provide certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information (including your full name, email address, billing address, shipping address telephone number, credit/debit card information) is required to complete an order for products on the Site. With respect to payment information such as credit/debit card information, please note that all payments are processed through Stripe, Inc. and payment information is also governed by Stripe's privacy policy available at https://stripe.com/us/privacy/. We never store your credit card information.

GL may also collect your Personal Information when you choose to provide it to us.  For example, you may send Personal Information in an email, or through a contact request form or submission form on the Site or when you subscribe to our newsletter or other communication.

We also may automatically collect certain data when you use the Site, such as (1) IP address; (2) domain server; (3) type of device(s) used to access the Site; (4) web browser(s) used to access the Site; (5) referring webpage or other source through which you accessed the Site; (6) geolocation information; and (7) other statistics and information associated with the interaction between your browser or device and the Site. We may also aggregate any information collected, including demographic information collected from our users in a manner which does not identify any individual (“Aggregate Information”). Information obtained in connection with the Site may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Site, including both offline and online sources.

Information Usage:  

We may use your information, including Personal Information to provide certain services to you including:

  • Provide you with the products, services and information you request or have expressed interest in;

  • Send you newsletters and other communication that you have opted to receive;

  • Contact you with information, offers and promotions about our products and services;

  • Provide, maintain, administer or expand the Site or for other internal purposes to support, improve or enhance our business, the Site and the products and services we offer;

  • Customize and tailor your experience of the Site;

  • Obtain your feedback regarding the Site or the products and services we offer; and

  • Prevent, detect and investigate security breaches and potentially illegal or prohibited activities.

We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties or mass marketers for their independent use.  You should be aware that Personal Information which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a posting may be viewed and used by others.  We are unable to control such uses of your Personal Information, and by using the Site you assume the risk that the Personal Information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties.

Unless you consent to the disclosure of your Personal Information, only we and our affiliates, our technical consultants, third party auditors and other third parties who make our Site available, enhance its functionality, or provide associated services (such as payment services and coordinating orders and delivery of our products and services) have access to this information, and we inform them about the restrictions in this Policy.

Please note that GL reserves the right to and may disclose Personal Information about you in connection with (a) requests from local, state or federal law enforcement officials; (b) any judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as subpoena; (c) a petition in bankruptcy or proceedings in bankruptcy, or if any court assumes jurisdiction of it and its assets pursuant to proceedings under any bankruptcy or reorganization act, or a receiver is appointed of GL’s assets or GL makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors. (d) if required by law; or (e) to investigate suspected fraud, harassment, physical threats, or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the Site rules or policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected conduct which we deem improper.  Please also note that we do reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information and other information to our successors in business and purchasers of site assets.

We may use Aggregate Information for any and all purposes as we deem fit, including to improve your experience on the Site and for our research activities.  For example, we may share Aggregate Information with unaffiliated third parties, such as business partners in an aggregate, anonymous form, which means that the shared information will not contain nor be linked to any Personal Information.

Protection for Children:

The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13, nor is the Site directed to children under the age of 13. Any information that you provide us while using the Site on behalf of your minor child will be treated as Personal Information as otherwise provided herein. If it comes to our attention that a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.   

Links to Third Party Sites:

The Site may contain links (or other information) to other web sites and services (including social media sites). Other web sites may also reference or link to our Site.  We may also offer contests, sweepstakes and other promotions in association with third parties. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects Personal Information.  We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other web sites.  Visiting these other web sites is at your own risk.

Cookies, Web Beacons:

“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a web site for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that web site. Many web sites use cookies for these purposes.  We use Cookies, clear gifs, web beacons or similar devices (including session Cookies, i.e., Cookies that will persist only until you end your session on the Site, and persistent Cookies, i.e., Cookies that persist even after you end your session on the Site) to help us improve the Site by tracking your navigation habits, collect Aggregate Information customizing your experience with the Site and for analytics and fraud prevention.

Cookies may collect information when you use the Site, such as the computer’s IP address, mobile device ID, type of operating system, type of internet browsing software, web pages viewed and when, the geographic location of your internet service provider, the website address, if any, from which you linked to the Site, and the website address to which, if any, you travel from the Site, your home page customization preferences, and demographic information, such as gender and age range. Third party Cookies generally do not collect Personal Information unless you voluntarily provide it. These third-party Cookies help GL learn more about our users’ demographics and internet behaviors. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. If you do so, you may still use the Site, but it may interfere with some of its functionality.

Clickstream:

As you use the Internet, a trail of electronic information is left at each web site you visit. This information, which is sometimes referred to as "clickstream data," can be collected and stored by a web site's server. Clickstream data can tell us the type of computer and browsing software you use and the address of the web site from which you linked to the Site.  We may collect and use clickstream data as a form of Aggregate Information to anonymously determine how much time visitors spend on each page of our Site, how visitors navigate throughout the Site and how we may tailor our web pages to better meet the needs of visitors.  This information will be used to improve our Site and our services. Any collection or use of clickstream data will be anonymous and aggregate, and will not intentionally contain any Personal Information.

Security:

The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect and to prevent unauthorized Internet access to user data retained in our internal servers.  However, GL will not be liable for disclosures of your Personal Information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.  

Despite the measures we take to protect your Personal Information, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, GL cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, and you do so at your own risk.  You must accept all risks associated with any data transmission, including the risk that your Personal Information may be intercepted in transit.

Data Retention:

We retain non-personally identifiable information collected via our Site for as long as we have a business reason to do so.  After that time, we aggregate the data and retain it for analytical purposes. We retain your Personal Information, if provided by you through the Site, until you request us in writing to delete it.  We also may retain your Personal Information for a longer period of time as needed to provide you services or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements. Even if we delete some or all of your Personal Information, we may continue to retain and use aggregate, anonymous data previously collected and/or anonymize and aggregate your personal information.  

Policy Review and Modifications:

We review this Privacy Policy at reasonable intervals to ensure we remain consistent with the terms set forth herein. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time.  However, if at any time in the future we plan to use Personal Information in a way that materially differs from this Policy, we will post such changes here. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of any such changes.  

Opt-Out:

We give you the option to access (through an email sent by us), update or remove your Personal Information from any lists that we maintain of users. All unsubscribe or opt-out requests should be sent to us at bookings@georgialouise.com and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt. We are also not responsible for removing your Personal Information from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this Policy.

Terms of Use for the Site:  

Use of this Site is governed by, and subject to, the legal notices contained at  TERMS OF USE.Your use, or access, of the Site constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.  

Comments and Questions

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at  bookings@georgialouise.com

 

 

United States of America

 

 

Our Site is maintained in the United States of America.  By using the Site, you freely and specifically authorize the export of Personal Information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this Privacy Policy.